Posted On 05.03.2020
Racism and Other Happy Endings: On Dee Rees’ Mudbound
“See, I lived through hard times before. People talking about these is hard times. Hard Times was way back. They didn’t even have a year for it, just called it Hard Times. It was dark all the time. I think the sun came out on Wednesday, and if you didn’t have your ass up early, you missed it!
The Grammy Award-winner and actress says her role in Dee Rees’s film was an emotional breakthrough
Blige’s marriage was falling apart when she landed the role of a sharecropper’s wife, Florence, in Dee Rees’s lauded film Mudbound, and she poured her pain into the performance, earning multiple awards nominations, including an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress. Her divorce has become tabloid fodder, but, undaunted, Blige has continued to campaign and show up at awards ceremonies.
After making history with her ASC feature nomination, will Morrison become the first female cinematographer nominated for an Oscar?
Mudbound, Based on Novel by Wellesley Alumna, Earns Four Oscar Nominations
Jordan told Daily Shot writers she is thrilled about these nominations. “The filmmakers, cast, and crew put their hearts and souls into this film, and I could not be prouder of the result,” she said. “That Mudbound was directed, shot, edited, scored, and co-written by women only sweetens the well-deserved recognition.”
Oscars 2018: Hört Mary J. Bliges Performance des „Mudbound”-Titelsongs
André Boße kam in den 80ern über den Pop zum Postpunk – und entdeckte wunderlich-dialektische Musik, die narkotisiert und aufrüttelt, blendet und die Hörer in die Dunkelheit zieht. Hier kommen seine 10 Geheimtipps des Genres.
Mary J. Blige Is a Double Oscar Nominee for ‘Mudbound’
Trotz der größtenteils öden Landschaft fängt Rachel Morrison immer wieder wunderschöne Momente mit ihrer Kamera ein. Abgesehen davon ist der Film technisch auf hohem Niveau. Der dramaturgische Aufbau erfüllt seinen Zweck und baut, trotz überwiegender Ruhe, in passenden Momenten genug Spannung auf.
Mary J. Blige receives record-setting Oscar nominations for ‘Mudbound’
“What I hope that people take away is that no matter how bad or how awful things get or look or people treat us, we cannot give up on ourselves,” she said. “And we have to continue to look at the negative as an opportunity to do something positive, to change something.”
Mystery of Love (from Call Me By Your Name)
In previous years, Oscar-nominated actors have performed songs in the best original song category – most recently Jennifer Hudson, for her Dreamgirls anthem Love You I Do – but the award itself is given to the songwriters.
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Let’s be honest. While I will say she has an amazing eye and is a great photographer, most of her shots are done with available light. It’s not that hard if you have a decent eye and have the time to wait for the right lighting in some cases. Her ability to actually light is fairly standard from someone doing Hollywood movies. Her Black Panther stuff was ok but not as good compared to other Marvel Films such as what Trent did in Winter Soldier.