“On The Waterfront” ( : 12 Nominations
Joaquin Phoenix received his first Oscar, for greatest actor, for playing a failing clown who finds fame in violence at midnight comic-guide story “Joker,” and gave an impassioned speech about climate change and animal rights. Complicating issues, though, is their young son Henry, and the issue offered by Nicole eager to reside in Los Angeles and Charlie wanting to stay in New York City. Elegantly constructed, including an excellent scene of Driver singing a Stephen Sondheim track, Marriage Story will get on the coronary heart of affection on this portrait of it falling to pieces. As someone who watched somewhat too much of the Hallmark Channel this vacation season, I’m unsure I might have been satisfied there have been any authentic Christmas stories left.
No, this was not a prescient biopic of Welsh crooner Tom Jones. “Tom Jones” won only 4 Oscars, but … Read MoreRead More