listen la la land is a good movie but that’s it. its not 14 oscar noms good. the real problem is that it’s safe. it’s nothing spectacular. it’s a decent, safe, white movie. movies like moonlight and fences are important and daring and fantastic and so much more
Moving from December 22 to November 24 is the last Weinstein Oscar hopeful standing, Alfonso Gomez‐Rejon’s biopic “The Current War.” Making its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, it stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon as warring electricity moguls Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and an ensemble that includes Tom Holland, Nicholas Hoult, Katherine Waterston, Tuppence Middleton, and Matthew Macfadyen. Playwright Michael Mitnick wrote the screenplay.