Monday, 19 September 2016

Alternate Best Actor 1960

And the Nominees Were Not:

Richard Attenborough in The Angry Silence

Pierre Brasseur in Eyes Without a Face

Alec Guinness in Tunes of Glory


Karlheinz Böhm in Peeping Tom

Alain Delon in Purple Noon

68 comments:

Luke Higham said...

1. Attenborough
2. Brasseur
3. Delon
4. Guinness
5. Bohm

Luke Higham said...

Louis: My request wasn't added to the winning requests page.

Luke Higham said...

Louis: Thanks. :)

Luke Higham said...

Louis: Your updated nominee predictions for Lead Actor & Actress and Supporting Actor & Actress.

Looks like it'll be Portman vs. Stone for Lead Actress.

And Attenborough should win this lineup.

Louis Morgan said...

Luke:

Actor:

Casey Affleck - Manchester By the Sea
Denzel Washington - Fences
Ryan Gosling - La La Land
Michael Keaton - The Founder
Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge

Have no idea who is winning this thing, no one has a clear case yet.

Actress:

Emma Stone - La La Land (Winner)
Natalie Portman - Jackie
Ruth Negga - Loving
Viola Davis - Fences (Though I hear she might go supporting)
Annette Bening - 20th Century Women

Supporting Actor:

Liam Neeson - Silence (Winner, will stay with it until it's confirmed to be pushed back)
Jeff Bridges - Hell Or High Water
Hugh Grant - Florence Foster Jenkins
Aaron Eckhart - Sully/Bleed For This (I'll choose when they choose)
Michael Shannon - Nocturnal Animals

Supporting Actress:

Kristin Stewart - Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (Winner)
Michelle Williams - Manchester By the Sea
Nicole Kidman - Lion
Felicity Jones - A Monster Calls
Naomie Harris - Moonlight

Calvin Law said...

1. Attenborough
2. Guinness
3. Delon
4. Brasseur
5. Bohm

Varun Neermul said...

Louis, who do you prefer? DiCaprio in 'The Departed' or Tony Leung in ''Infernal Affairs''

Anonymous said...

1. Attenborough
2. Guinness
3. Delon
4. Brasseur
5. Bohm
Louis: Please watch The Gallant Hours, Home From The Hill, Wild River, Sunrise at Campobello and The Trials of Oscar Wilde.

Varun Neermul said...

Louis, also you top ten war movies and thrillers

RatedRStar said...

I am pretty confident that Brasseur and Bohm will finish last simply because they are director films but in terms of film quality Eyes Without A Face and Peeping Tom are quite scary.

1. Attenborough
2. Guinness
3. Delon
4. Brasseur
5. Bohm

94dfk1 said...

I see Keaton or Affleck winning Best Actor. I don't see Denzel winning number 3, this would be Garfield's first nomination, and they might make Gosling wait like they did with Leo.

I really hope they release a poster for Silence soon, at the very least.

Anonymous said...

Louis: Your cast and director for a 1960's version of Hell or High Wate.

Giuseppe Fadda said...

1. Attenborough
2. Guinness
3. Delon
4. Brasseur
5. Bohm

Maciej said...

1. Attenborough
2. Guinness
3. Brasseur
4. Delon
5. Bohm

Louis Morgan said...

Varun:

DiCaprio by a razor's margin.

Covered War in Kravchenko review for 85. If you don't mind could you specify a type of thriller?

94dk1:

Like I said there's not a clear favorite as all my predicted nominees have something against them.

Keaton (Kroc seems like he will be too "unlikable" as a character to win)
Affleck (Seems like the type of film critics will love more than the academy)
Gosling (The strongest praise went to Stone so far, they'd have to go all in for La La Land, which I could actually see happening though)
Garfield (First nomination without a critical sweep, which I don't see happening, is unlikely to win)
Washington (Has already won twice, and based on his previous efforts as a director I don't think the film will get many nominations beyond the two lead actors)

Anonymous:

Hell or High Water 1960's directed by John Sturges:

Toby Howard: Steve McQueen
Tanner Howard: Paul Newman
Marcus Hamilton: James Cagney
Alberto Parker: Thomas Gomez

Varun Neermul said...

Louis, crime thrillers (:

Varun Neermul said...

1.Böhm
2.Attenbourough
3.Guiness
4.Brasseur
5.Delon

Anonymous said...

Louis: Tim Curry was the first choice to voice The Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, but was replaced with Hamill because his voice was considered too scary for children. While I'm glad they went with Hamill, would you have liked to see his take on the Joker?

Robert MacFarlane said...

1. Brasseur
2. Attenborough
3. Delon
4. Bohm
5. Guinness

Varun Neermul said...

Am I the only one who has a soft spot for Owen Wilson? He gets unnecessary hate.

Varun Neermul said...

Louis. Thoghts and ratings on Blanchet In The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Just watched it and loved-

Anonymous said...

Varun: She's a 4,5.

Tahmeed Chowdhury said...

1. Attenborough
2. Guinness
3. Delon
4. Brasseur
5. Bohm

JackiBoyz said...

1. Attenborough
2. Delon
3. Guinness
4. Brasseur
5. Bohm

Alex Marqués said...

https://youtu.be/eFk9L3wA3sg
I can't wait to see this, the acting in this clip alone is excellent.

Gus B. said...

For now, I think it'll be like this:

Actress (best category of the season, it seems)
- Stone
- Portman
- Davis
- Negga
- Benning
alt.: Adams / Huppert

Actor
- Affleck
- Washington
- McConaughey
- Garfield (Silence)
- Gyllenhaal
alt. Gosling
(Never bought the Keaton talk, specially after seeing the trailer - GG at best).

Supporting Actress
- Williams
- Harris
- Kidman
- Jones
- Linney (N.A.)
alt.: Dallas Howard

Supporting Actor
- Neeson
- Hedges
- Shannon
- Ali
- Holland
alt.: Driver / Ramirez

Gus B. said...

Do you think the talk about Cotillard being the reason Pitt and Jolie are breaking up may hurt her future chances (including this year) of getting nominated again? I mean, based on how Hollywood can be emotional with their most beloved stars, etc.

Alex Marqués said...

Mine (unordered)
Best Actress
-Stone
-Negga
-Davis
-Benning
-Portman

Best Supporting Actress:
-Williams
-Stewart
-Kidman
-Linney
-Harris

Best Actor
-Washington
-Affleck
-Gosling
-Hanks
-Gyllenhaal

Best Supporting Actor
-Ali (Moonlight)
-Shannon
-Neeson
-Grant
-Bridges/Eckhart


94dfk1 said...

Thoughts on the Passengers trailer anyone?

Robert MacFarlane said...

I doubt it. He might get more stigma.

Michael McCarthy said...

I really liked the first minute or so of the Passengers trailer, where it looked like it could be a quirky sci-fi romantic comedy. Then it became a trailer for a generic survival thriller and I kind of lost interest.

94dfk1 said...

Michael: I suppose it looks intriguing, but I really hope that it doesn't suffer the same fate as Suicide Squad, with its tonal inconsistencies. Hopefully the transition between the different tones in Passengers happen slowly and gradually instead of randomly as they did in Suicide Squad.

Giuseppe Fadda said...

I agree completely with Michael. The first half of the trailer looked so good and then the second half was just kind of standard. I hope the trailer does not reflect the quality of the movie.

Louis Morgan said...

Varun:

1. Blue Velvet
2. L.A. Confidential
3. Drive
4. Chinatown
5. Fargo
6. Badlands
7. Memento
8. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
9. Seven
10. The Taking of Pelham One, Two, Three

Anonymous:

I would have liked to have heard it in general, maybe in The Dark Knight Returns animated film where the joker's voice was rather weak, but I'm glad Hamill played the part in the animated series.

94dk1:

I have a feeling the trailer may be misleading, and the film will focus more closely on the relationship.

Robert MacFarlane said...

RIP Curtis Hanson

Calvin Law said...

RIP Curtis Hanson. I've only seen two films of his, one was very solid, the other one of the greatest movies of all-time.

Alex Marqués said...

RIP Curtis Hanson

Alex Marqués said...

Watching American Crime Story, it's interesting how engaging I find it in spite of its flaws (particularly the performances of Gooding Jr. and Travolta). K. Brown is really really good.

Calvin Law said...

Alex: I actually thought Travolta was perfectly fine, but Gooding Jr was a huge misfire.

Calvin Law said...

Louis: could I recommend you watch Citizen X (1995) at some point in the future, it's a far better example of telling the story Child 44 tried to tell and also has some fabulous performances, by Jeffrey Demunn in particular.

Anonymous said...

RIP Curtis Hanson.
Louis: Since you've seen the animated adaptation of The Dark Knight Returns, what are your thoughts on Peter Weller's voice work as Batman?

Giuseppe Fadda said...

R.I.P. Curtis Hanson

I completely agree that despite its flaws The People v. O.J. Simpson it's a highly entertaining series. And while I hate Travolta and Gooding Jr. in it, I think Vance, Paulson and Brown are absolutely excellent.

Luke Higham said...

R.I.P. Curtis Hanson

Louis: Please watch Black Sunday, Village Of The Damned, Swiss Family Robinson, Breathless and BUtterfield 8

Luke Higham said...

1. Attenborough
2. Delon
3. Guinness
4. Brasseur
5. Bohm

Anonymous said...

Uh, Luke, I'm quite sure Louis has already watched Black Sunday and Butterfield 8.

Luke Higham said...

Anonymous: I meant Mario Bava's Horror film Black Sunday with Barbara Steele.

Louis: Your rating for Elizabeth Taylor in BUtterfield 8.

Anonymous said...

Luke: Taylor's a 3.

Luke Higham said...

Anonymous: Thanks. :)

Frank said...

Luke: I read in an older post that you have a file for Louis' 4,5 and 5, do you still have it? If so would you like to send me it by mail? Thank you:)

Luke Higham said...

Frank: Sure, can I please use your email address, so that I could send it to you.

Frank said...

fh0000@virgilio.it

Luke Higham said...

Frank: I've sent it to you now.

Giuseppe Fadda said...

Louis, I've seen you put Claire Trevor in leading for Stagecoach. Can I ask you why you think she's leading rather than supporting? I'm not really sure about her category placement myself.

Louis Morgan said...

Anonymous:

There is innate problem with the adaptation, as well as The Batman Year one adaptation, where they did not bother to you know adapt. Taking the comic word for word scene for scene, actually doesn't work, because certain things might work on the page but don't with a movie.

Anyway I do like Weller's performance as brought an innate hardness to Batman that worked well for Miller's style, and I felt he managed to even deliver the lines fairly well which was quite the challenge given their often kind of absurd nature. There still are some iffy moments because of that, the best approach probably was Michael Ironside's take on that Batman in the Animated Series, but Weller still gave a good performance.

Luke:

Will do.

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Calvin:

You certainly can. I really need to catch up with some of those well regarded TV movies.

Giuseppe:

I would not begrudge anyone for placing her supporting. I feel the film centers around Dallas and the Ringo Kid's respective journey, however you could just as easily say it's an ensemble piece.













RIP Curtis Hanson.

Luke Higham said...

Louis: For supporting, I would suggest Peter Sellers in Never Let Go and Martin Stephens in Village Of The Damned.

Anonymous said...

Louis what are your other wins for 2011?

Louis Morgan said...

Anonymous:

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn - Drive
Production Design: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Sound Editing: Take Shelter
Sound Mixing: Drive
Score: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Editing: Drive
Visual Effects: Melancholia
Costume Design: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Cinematography: Drive
Makeup and Hairstyling: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2
Original Screenplay: A Separation
Adapted Screenplay: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Robert MacFarlane said...

I know you're not a Tree of Life fan, but you'd even deny it Cinematography?

Louis Morgan said...

Robert:

I love Tree of Life's cinematography as well, but I love Drive's more. The elevator kiss is one of my favorite shots in any film.

Robert MacFarlane said...

Well, the shot of the kids' shadows on the black top is one of mine.

Louis Morgan said...

Fair enough.

Calvin Law said...

I'd have to give the win to Drive pretty easily too. Tree of Life would be my win for Score though.

Anonymous said...

Louis: What are your thoughts on Ironside's Darkseid?

Tahmeed Chowdhury said...

Louis: I'd like to request the following films for Film Thoughts:-
L.A. Confidential
The Godfather Trilogy
The Imitation Game
Drive

Marcus Wozniak said...

Louis: Your rating and thoughts on Hunter Carson in Paris, Texas.

94dfk1 said...

RIP Curtis Hanson

I saw Calvin's alternate castings for LA Confidential and was inspired to do the same for Cloud Atlas. Here's Danny Boyle's for now.

Directed by Danny Boyle (Twyker's segments) and Alex Garland (the Wachowski segments)
Written by Simon Beaufoy, Boyle and Garland
Ewan McGregor instead of Hanks
James McAvoy instead of Whishaw
Rosario Dawson instead of Halle Berry
Cillian Murphy instead of Sturgess
Brendan Gleeson instead of Broadbent
Robert Carlyle instead of Weaving
Tilda Swinton instead of Sarandon
Jonny Lee Miller instead of Grant

Michael Patison said...

I don't remember if I've already asked for them before, but can I have your ratings and thoughts on Kay Francis and Miriam Hopkins in Trouble in Paradise.

Louis Morgan said...

Anonymous:

Ironside - (The only way I can really hear the character. Ironside work is pitch perfect as it exudes such menace. He importantly captures the "god" side of the character emphasizing the way he views himself as a omnipotent to the point that there is a certain ease about his delivery. He makes Darkseid someone who believes themselves to be right since he simply is. It's excellent work in a very underrated series)

Marcus:

Carson - 3.5(The film does not put too much emphasis so to speak on his performance, keeping Stanton often as the one to carry the relationship. Carson is good where he is needed though at just giving a naturalistic performance as this kid. There's nothing special about him, and nor should there be. Carson is just a believable kid, and does well with that particularly in the "chase" scene.)

Michael:

I'd look around 32 lead/Supporting.

Tahmeed:

Noted.