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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #250 on: December 23, 2018, 03:10:43 PM »
Roma

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Best Cinematography
Best Actress - Yalitza Aparicio
Best Scene (Dramatic) - The Beach
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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #251 on: December 23, 2018, 10:47:25 PM »
Into the Spider-Verse
Best Animated Film
Best Screenplay
Best Line: "Looks like a child dressed like Spider-Man dragging a homeless corpse behind a train."
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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #252 on: December 24, 2018, 11:47:05 AM »
Thunder Road
Best Screenplay
Best Actor - Jim Cummings
Best Line: "I can't make you leave. You got to want more for yourself. I can't promise you it's not gonna get much better living here. What do you say? You wanna hop in the car with me? You wanna run away together?"

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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #253 on: December 24, 2018, 02:24:17 PM »
I love the short that it was based on, but I haven't checked that out yet. I'm glad Cummings is laudable. He was fantastic in the short.
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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #254 on: December 26, 2018, 03:53:33 PM »
Mary Poppins Returns
Best Picture
Best Actress - Emily Blunt
Supporting Actor - Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Scene (Comedic) - The bowl adventure
Shot - The lamplighters all posed and waiting

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Best Supporting Actor - Ben Wishaw
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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #255 on: December 26, 2018, 04:13:52 PM »
The Favourite
Best Scene (Dramatic) - Final rape

I just saw this film and I have no idea what scene you are talking about. To wit, I can't think of any such scenes much less a final one.

My pick for best line would be:
"Are you coming to seduce me or rape me?"
"I'm a gentleman"
"So rape then"

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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #256 on: December 26, 2018, 04:17:28 PM »
I’ve seen fewer films in the past five months than any other five-month span in recent memory, with just one 2018 film in that span (Spider-verse yesterday). Not sure I’ll even be able to submit a Filmspot nominations ballot at this rate, which would be a first. Anybody want to suggest like a top 20 “must-see” films of the year, with respect to FYCs? Not necessarily the top 20 best films, but rather the movies that are mostly likely to be the most discussed in our year-end conversations.

I’m also looking for documentary suggestions, since that’s the Filmspot category where it’s easy to have an impact while only watching a handful of films.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #257 on: December 26, 2018, 04:29:33 PM »
We really are the same. I had the same shot picked out. It's fantastic. Second the rest as well. Plus...

Best Supporting Actor - Ben Wishaw
I realized that shot could be referring to two moments. I'm pretty sure we're thinking of the same one, but a few seconds earlier there's a really good shot where the camera is traveling backwards looking at LMM who moves like a panther. At the end of the shot the camera looks up and there are also lamplighters posed and waiting.

As for Ben Wishaw... He gives an excellent performance, emotionally grounded with that one mid-sentence breakdown that's amazing. However, I question if what he's doing fits the tone. Contrast that with Emily Blunt whose every pose and pronunciation is broad and carefully-staged. She's kind of fake out of context but fits the tone perfectly. Wishaw is too heartbroken and at times too angry and mean for this movie.
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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #258 on: December 26, 2018, 04:56:01 PM »

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My pick for best line would be:
"Are you coming to seduce me or rape me?"
"I'm a gentleman"
"So rape then"

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Re: FYC 2018 - General
« Reply #259 on: December 26, 2018, 06:21:07 PM »
The Favourite
Best Scene (Dramatic) - Final rape

I just saw this film and I have no idea what scene you are talking about. To wit, I can't think of any such scenes much less a final one.


I suppose I should’ve said “Final (rape) scene”, but in any case, I am really surprised by the generality of the response.  With the tone off the voice of the Queen and look on Abigail’s face, I don’t see any meaningful difference between what’s happening in the final scene of the film, in terms of use of power, and what Harvey Weinstein was accused of - other than the gender of the perpetrator, that is.
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