The SuperHeroHype Forums  

Go Back   The SuperHeroHype Forums > General Movies > Misc. Films

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-07-2017, 10:49 AM   #1
DeadStroke
Side-Kick
 
DeadStroke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 4,661
Default Netflix's potential oscar contender "Mudbound"



Quote:
Emmy powerhouse Netflix releases its Oscar contenders on the same day in both theaters and online. It took that approach two years ago with the critically acclaimed “Beasts of No Nation.” While the SAG Awards embraced this gritty look at child soldiers, it was spurned by academy voters. This year, the streaming service snagged a strong awards hopeful at Sundance, when it paid $12.5 million for distribution rights to Dee Rees‘s “Mudbound.”

The director, best known for “Pariah,” worked with Virgil Williams to adapt Hillary Jordan‘s acclaimed novel of the same name about a WWII vet (Jason Clarke) who moves with his wife (Carey Mulligan) to rural Mississippi. They befriend an African American vet (Jason Mitchell) and his wife (Mary J. Blige) who work as sharecroppers. Netflix plans to promote the picture in the fall with a slew of events geared to awards voters before it premieres on the streaming service.
http://www.goldderby.com/article/201...und-okja-news/




http://variety.com/2017/film/feature...rs-1202545540/

__________________
The world is changing.
There will only be the conquered and the conqueror
You're a good man,
with a good heart
But it's hard--
for a good man--
to be a king.
DeadStroke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2017, 06:20 PM   #2
Lencho01
Shazoogle! Shazoogle!
 
Lencho01's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 24,396
Default Re: Netflix's potential oscar contender "Mudbound"

Looks pretty good to me.

__________________
I was at some diplomatic party once. Got to talking to this princess who told me that when it came to Superman, I was missing the point. She told me, "His real strength lay in his generous spirit and sense of what's fair." - King Faraday

"
He’s much more of a working class superhero, which is why we ended the whole book with the image of a laboring Superman. He’s Everyman operating on a sci–fi Paul Bunyan scale." - Grant Morrison

"Self Portrait" By Batman
Lencho01 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:24 PM.

monitoring_string = "dee460792f24517621e3ca080805de7e"



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SuperHeroHype.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. ©2017 All Rights Reserved.