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With a number of big Golden Globe wins last night, including best director and best dramatic picture for The Revenant, director Alejandro G. Inarritu finds himself once more in the thick of the Oscar hunt. The Mexican-born filmmaker won big last year with three Oscars for his avant garde drama Birdman, which scored him the best original screenplay, best director, and best picture awards.
This year, with the western revenge thriller The Revenant, Inarritu has once more directed a film that he wrote himself, this time adapting the screenplay from the novel by Michael Punke with co-writer Mark L. Smith.
Inarritu is not the only writer/director with films in the race this year, however, as a number of other contenders boast a director who also penned the film’s script. The original screenplay hopefuls include Spotlight (directed and written by Tom McCarthy with co-writer »
- Patrick Shanley
Tom Hardy is one of those actors who seems to get enveloped by his roles. While he doesn.t necessarily go through some of the wild physical transformations that we tend to see from a Gary Oldman or Johnny Depp, Hardy never sounds like the same character twice. His accent in The Revenant may be his most bizarre yet. What may be even stranger, however, is where he got the inspiration for the voice: a 1980.s Oliver Stone movie. Apparently Tom Hardy is a big fan of Tom Berenger's character from the 1986 Vietnam War drama Platoon. He told Yahoo Movies that he used the character of Sergeant Barnes as the basis for the voice. It.s an interesting choice, as it doesn.t appear he chose the voice because of any connection that Hardy saw between the two characters. He simply liked the character, and so he wanted to »
2 items from 2016
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