Oscars 2020 Predictions

(Supposedly, extras from this film voted in blocs to disclaim Citizen Kane its expected win.) That’s a disgrace, because it’s fairly nice in its own right, a big working-class drama from John Ford about a Welsh family beset by tragedy and the lack of every thing they cared about. Based off Paddy Chayefsky’s teleplay — which featured Rod Steiger as Marty and Nancy Marchand (Livia Soprano) as Clara — Marty was thought-about, initially, as slightly too “tv” for the films. (Yep, that conversation has been occurring for a very long time.) But the love story it tells is so fundamental and simple and great that it transcends whatever medium you’d put it in, with deeply lovely performances from Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair. This is the type of quiet, charming love story that everyone says they’re going to make but by no means really do.

But that doesn’t mean others, … Read More

Oscars 2020 Predictions

(Supposedly, extras from this film voted in blocs to disclaim Citizen Kane its expected win.) That’s a disgrace, because it’s fairly nice in its own right, a big working-class drama from John Ford about a Welsh family beset by tragedy and the lack of every thing they cared about. Based off Paddy Chayefsky’s teleplay — which featured Rod Steiger as Marty and Nancy Marchand (Livia Soprano) as Clara — Marty was thought-about, initially, as slightly too “tv” for the films. (Yep, that conversation has been occurring for a very long time.) But the love story it tells is so fundamental and simple and great that it transcends whatever medium you’d put it in, with deeply lovely performances from Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair. This is the type of quiet, charming love story that everyone says they’re going to make but by no means really do.

But that doesn’t mean others, … Read More

Oscars 2020 Predictions

(Supposedly, extras from this film voted in blocs to disclaim Citizen Kane its expected win.) That’s a disgrace, because it’s fairly nice in its own right, a big working-class drama from John Ford about a Welsh family beset by tragedy and the lack of every thing they cared about. Based off Paddy Chayefsky’s teleplay — which featured Rod Steiger as Marty and Nancy Marchand (Livia Soprano) as Clara — Marty was thought-about, initially, as slightly too “tv” for the films. (Yep, that conversation has been occurring for a very long time.) But the love story it tells is so fundamental and simple and great that it transcends whatever medium you’d put it in, with deeply lovely performances from Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair. This is the type of quiet, charming love story that everyone says they’re going to make but by no means really do.

But that doesn’t mean others, … Read More