The Soloist

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Postby dreaMaker » Sun Sep 21, 2008 4:51 pm

I think the film is to receive no oscar nominations...

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Postby VanHelsing » Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:13 am

The trailer is finally released on YouTube.

Now I can see why Downey Jr. might like to be campaigned for Best Actor instead of supporting.

Having seen the trailer, I'm still not sure if either Foxx or Downey Jr. can get nominated. But then, if Will Smith can be nominated for a similar inspirational-themed film, The Pursuit of Happyness, maybe Foxx does have a chance. And if Downey Jr. is willing to slum it out in the supporting category, looks like he has a chance too.

But one thing which I can conclude from the trailer is that Keener is most likely NOT gonna make another trip to the Oscars with this film.
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Postby OscarGuy » Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:42 am

It's a Walt Disney movie (sounds like). What would you expect? You sell your soul and good taste out to make movies for Disney.
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Postby rolotomasi99 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:39 am

Hustler wrote:For those who loved Atonement, Jo Wright is now filming The Soloist with Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx and Catherine Keener. It´s about a schizophrenic, homeless musician from Skid Row, Los Angeles dreams of playing at Walt Disney Concert Hall.[B]

this sounds like a plot description someone would write lampooning the type of oscar-bait films about real people with disabilities. :p i went from thinking joe wright was a hack with PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, to thinking he had some talent with ATONEMENT, and now i am back to thinking he is a hack. :angry:
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Postby Hustler » Sun Feb 03, 2008 2:45 pm

She also wrote In Her Shoes among many others. I don´t think that her previous work could damage a film in process of being filmed.

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Postby Heksagon » Sun Feb 03, 2008 2:25 pm

Written by Susannah Grant of Erin Brockovich fame. Doesn't look very promising.

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Postby Hustler » Fri Feb 01, 2008 10:10 pm

For those who loved Atonement, Jo Wright is now filming The Soloist with Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx and Catherine Keener. It´s about a schizophrenic, homeless musician from Skid Row, Los Angeles dreams of playing at Walt Disney Concert Hall.[B]



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