The nominees for the mock awards show were unveiled on Monday, a day before the Academy Awards nominations, with a video called “how to protect humanity from toxic waste.” Winners will be announced on March 3, the day before the Oscars ceremony.
“Welcome to the 38th Razzie Nominees,” the announcement said. “Simply defined, Razzie hazardous waste is material with properties that make it dangerous or capable of having a harmful effect on human health or the environment.”
The fifth “Transformers” movie, called “Transformers Xvii: The Last Knight” in the announcement, led the pack with seven noms, including worst picture, worst actor for Mark Wahlberg, worst supporting actor for Josh Duhamel, worst supporting Actress for Laura Haddock, and worst director for Michael Bay.
Other actors on the list included Tom Cruise for “The Mummy
The studio released the trailer on Monday following a TV spot that aired during the Golden Globes on Sunday night. Lawrence portrays a former Russian ballerina forced into a Russian intelligence program in order to get her mother medical care.
“They gave me a choice: die or become a Sparrow,” her character explains.
The trailer shows footage of her training with multiple young women as Charlotte Rampling’s character asserts, “From this day forward, you will become Sparrows. … You are weapons in a global struggle for power.”
That’s followed by her committing multiple murders in several disguises. She also begins a relationship with a CIA agent played by Joel Edgerton, who tries to convince her to become a double agent. “You belong to them. They’ll never let you go,” he warns her. “I’ll find a way,
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The film is a true crime drama set in northern Iceland in 1829. I assume many of you aren't aware of what this story entails, so here's the official description of the story:
In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnúsdóttir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men. Agnes is sent to wait out the time leading to her execution on the farm of District Officer Jón Jónsson, his wife and their two daughters. Horrified to have a convicted murderess in their midst, the family avoids speaking with Agnes. Only Tóti, the young assistant
Based on Hannah Kent’s 2013 novel, Burial Rites will see Lawrence producing, as well as starring as Agnes Magnusdottir, the last woman publicly executed in Iceland in 1830 for the murder of two men. The film will take place “as Agnes awaits confirmation of her death sentence by the high court, a period of time that finds her reluctantly forging emotional and romantic bonds, while reflecting on her supposed crimes.”
“Luca is a rare talent. His movies capture an exquisite sense of place inextricably linked to the emotional state of the complex characters he creates,” said TriStar president Hannah Minghella. “I can’t imagine a more thrilling partnership than Luca and Jennifer coming together
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Jennifer Lawrence is teaming up with the Call Me By Your Name director for the story of an Icelandic murderer in 1830.
Jennifer Lawrence has joined director Luca Guadagnino's Burial Rites, a true-crime drama about the last woman to be publicly executed in Iceland, based on the book by Hannah Kent. Guadagnino's romance Call Me By Your Name is one of this year's Oscar frontrunners and has already stirred up quite some word of mouth.
According to Variety, Burial Rites will follow the story of Icelandic servant Agnes Magnusdottir, played by Lawrence, after being sentenced to death for killing two men and setting their home on fire in 1830. Agnes was the last woman to be publicly executed in Iceland, and the story will take place during the final winter of Agnes' life. As she waits confirmation of her death sentence on an isolated farm, Agnes gets to
Inspired by a true story, Burial Rites is set in the final days of a young woman who has been accused of murder in Iceland in 1829.
Set against Iceland’s stark landscape, the planned film will tell the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution.
The official book synopsis has more.
Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only Tóti, a priest Agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. But as Agnes’s death looms, the farmer
The Oscar-winning actor Jennifer Lawrence will reportedly star in and produce the upcoming film adaptation of the Australian author Hannah Kent’s award-winning 2013 novel, Burial Rites.
Kent’s novel is based on the story of Agnes Magnúsdóttir, the last woman to be executed in Iceland in 1830. A farm worker, Magnúsdóttir was sentenced to death for her part in the murder of two men and, due to the structure of the Icelandic legal system, spent her last days at an isolated farmhouse with a family of upstanding citizens watching over her. Kent’s novel reimagines the story of these final months before Magnúsdóttir’s execution.
Burial Rites, based on the Hannah Kent novel of the same name, follows Agnes Magnusdottir (Lawrence), the last woman to be publicly executed in Iceland in 1830. Magnusdottir was sentenced to death for killing two men and setting fire to their home, with the story taking place as she awaits confirmation of her death sentence by the high court.
The feature is set up at Sony's TriStar Pictures, with studio president Hannah Minghella and Shary Shirazi overseeing.
The project was previously set up at...
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The film is to be based on Hannah Kent’s novel of the same name, which tells of Agnes Magnúsdóttir — the last woman to be publicly executed in Iceland. That event took place in 1830 and was the result of her conviction for killing two men and setting their home on fire, suggesting that “Burial Rites” will be a light, airy affair that definitely won’t anger viewers for killing off J-Law’s character.
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The film draws on Hannah Kent’s 2013 novel of the same name, and centers on Agnes Magnusdottir (Lawrence), the last woman to be publicly executed in Iceland in 1830. Agnes was sentenced to death for killing two men and setting fire to their home. The story takes place as Agnes awaits confirmation of her death sentence by the high court, a period of time that finds her reluctantly forging emotional and romantic bonds, while reflecting on her supposed crimes.
In addition to “Call Me by Your Name,” a romantic drama that’s received critical raves and just picked up three Golden Globe nominations, Guadagnino directed
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Besides her continued representation of the "Dior" fashion line, Lawrence will star in and produce the film adaptation of author Claire Bidwell Smith's memoir "The Rules of Inheritance", to be directed by Susanne Bier. She will also star in the adaptation of the novel "East of Eden" for director Gary Ross, based on author John Steinbeck's novel.
Lawrence will also star in "Burial Rites", a film adaptation of author Hannah Kent's debut novel,
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