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“‘Dune’ Review: Spectacular and Engrossing…Until It Isn’t” - Variety

“A ponderous trudge through the desert.” - Hollywood Reporter

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by Anonymousreply 354September 16, 2021 10:38 AM

“A massive disappointment.”

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by Anonymousreply 1September 3, 2021 5:24 PM

I feel bad for Rebecca Furgeson. She’s a great actress but gets cast in the worst movies

by Anonymousreply 2September 3, 2021 5:24 PM
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by Anonymousreply 4September 3, 2021 5:25 PM

Denis Villeneuve, say hello to your Netflix deal.

by Anonymousreply 5September 3, 2021 5:27 PM

[quote]the cinematic equivalent of being handed a novelty-sized check made out for six dollars

Ouch. Ehrlich getting in the zingers.

by Anonymousreply 6September 3, 2021 5:35 PM

OP, you slipping. You should've titled your thread, "Timothée Chalamet COLLAPSE is COMPLETE!"

He'll never be an A-list movie star.

by Anonymousreply 7September 3, 2021 5:37 PM

It needed a car chase and crash scene. More things blown up.

by Anonymousreply 8September 3, 2021 5:38 PM

Ehrlich's review gets better:

[quote]It helps that Chalamet is a natural fit in the role. The actor is something of a chosen one himself — a gawky New York kid who leveraged his internet boyfriend status into legitimate stardom — and Villeneuve helps steer him toward the dislocation of a bird-boned model descended from a line of sex mystics and Hemingways.

Spot on.

by Anonymousreply 9September 3, 2021 5:39 PM

Tim-O-Tay is box office poison and he is officially OVAH!

by Anonymousreply 10September 3, 2021 5:40 PM

[quote] It needed a car chase and crash scene. More things blown up.

A Michael Bay film.

by Anonymousreply 11September 3, 2021 5:41 PM

I have low expectations for the film but most movie critics aren't the kind would appreciate Dune even if they do get the story right. The reviews won't be reliable

by Anonymousreply 12September 3, 2021 5:41 PM

Dune? Is this a major motion picture like Trog?

by Anonymousreply 13September 3, 2021 5:42 PM

Ehrlich’s review is a thing of beauty:

“Stellan Skargård is the undisputed MVP as Baron Harkonnen himself, whose performance finally answers the question: “What if ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau’-era Marlon Brando could fly?”

“Villeneuve is in love with the scale of these subterranean beasties, each of which is half as long as the R.M.S. Titanic, and he frames them with such palpable awe that you almost expect the “Jurassic Park” theme to play every time they rear their butthole heads.”

by Anonymousreply 14September 3, 2021 5:43 PM

I bet it will perform well despite the reviews.

by Anonymousreply 15September 3, 2021 5:46 PM

R10: YES!!!

by Anonymousreply 16September 3, 2021 5:49 PM

OP's post isn't exactly bad. The reviewer didn't hate it, he just feels the second film will be better.

by Anonymousreply 17September 3, 2021 5:51 PM

Damn, I was sort of low-key excited for this. Glad it’ll be on HBO Max so I can half-watch it

by Anonymousreply 18September 3, 2021 5:51 PM

There goes this film's hopes for any Oscar nominations.

by Anonymousreply 19September 3, 2021 6:01 PM

As the sun rises in the east, so adaptations of Dune flop every twenty years.

by Anonymousreply 20September 3, 2021 6:07 PM

R19 it will get below the line

by Anonymousreply 21September 3, 2021 6:53 PM

Denis Villeneuve DEMANDS you see this in the theater like God intended!

You know, with 30 minutes of commercials, people talking and texting, and $7 cups of soda.

by Anonymousreply 22September 3, 2021 7:01 PM

For a different point of view...

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by Anonymousreply 23September 3, 2021 7:17 PM

David Rooney, THR:

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by Anonymousreply 24September 3, 2021 7:21 PM

I can't wait to see this!

by Anonymousreply 25September 3, 2021 7:21 PM

Totally agree with r2; Rebecca Ferguson is an immensely talented and absolutely gorgeous actress, I wish she were in better movies. Recently, she was the only good thing in the otherwise abysmal Reminiscence.

by Anonymousreply 26September 3, 2021 7:28 PM

Dune is bustin' out all over.

by Anonymousreply 27September 3, 2021 7:33 PM

R19 This is just one person in billions of people, not liking it. How is this of any relevance?

by Anonymousreply 28September 3, 2021 7:34 PM

R2 Gets cast? Who's forcing her to do all those shitty Mission Impossible movies? I'm sure she likes the check. So don't feel bad for her.

by Anonymousreply 29September 3, 2021 7:35 PM

The M:I movies are Ferguson's better films. I despise Tom Cruise, but even I have to admit those movies are fantastic.

by Anonymousreply 30September 3, 2021 7:39 PM

An alternative point of view:

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by Anonymousreply 31September 3, 2021 8:22 PM

Oscar Isaac is also a talented actor, but has been in lots of shitty movies, like Annihilation and the recent Star Wars crap.

by Anonymousreply 32September 3, 2021 8:31 PM

I read once on here that he shows his butt in this. Did any of the early reviews confirm that?

by Anonymousreply 33September 3, 2021 9:01 PM

Dune the novel will never successfully be put into a cinema format.

You heard it here first.

by Anonymousreply 34September 3, 2021 9:49 PM

Meanwhile, David Lynch's Dune was released on 4k this week. I don't think it's totally terrible. It's much better thatn it's given credit for. Not a classic but it probably will look amazing on a 4k tv!

by Anonymousreply 35September 3, 2021 10:05 PM

[quote]Skarsgard’s levitating lard-ass

This review sounds like it was written by a DLer; in a nutshell, it sounds like movie is beautiful, but boring. No performances identified as terrible, though the reviewers seem to infer that Timmy is too much of a lightweight.

Actually, I kind of liked Annihilation (Natalie Portman's natural chilliness is put to good use for a change) - though I totally agree SW sucked. Isaac is a good actor, but maybe that Harrison Ford level stardom isn't going to happen

by Anonymousreply 36September 3, 2021 10:07 PM

This has glowing reviews. It's 85% on Rotten Tomatoes. You've started a thread with the only poor reviews. How desperate.

by Anonymousreply 37September 3, 2021 10:35 PM

I can't wait to see this film. I was a big fan of the books when I was young. The tv mini series with William Hurt was actually pretty good but this film looks like they got more thing right than wrong. Bad reviews won't deter me.

by Anonymousreply 38September 3, 2021 10:45 PM

I finally read the novel last year and thought it was pretty tedious and over-written

by Anonymousreply 39September 3, 2021 10:52 PM

I don't care about the reviews. I'm very much looking forward to seeing it.

by Anonymousreply 40September 3, 2021 11:02 PM

Why would a movie studio give Denis Villeneuve another chance for a blockbuster after Blade Runner didn’t work out? How did they not learn from that mistake? The same thing is going to happen again.

It doesn’t look exciting, it looks like an artsy version of Star Wars.

by Anonymousreply 41September 3, 2021 11:11 PM

Critics could have said the same things about THE ARRIVAL. I wonder why they loved that film.

by Anonymousreply 42September 3, 2021 11:18 PM

I wanted this to be good, but I'm not surprised it is a miss. Too bad.

by Anonymousreply 43September 3, 2021 11:44 PM

I am surprised they showed it on September 3 when it doesn’t open until October 22. Who will want to see it now when bad reviews will circulate for weeks?

by Anonymousreply 44September 3, 2021 11:54 PM

Various reviews from RT, reflecting the 85% score-

[quote] The new "Dune" should be a smash hit. It's a big old epic, the kind we need right now, to sweep us away from viruses, hurricanes, and wars in real life.

[quote] Dune is science fiction at its best. Denis Villeneuve has created one of the best fantasy features since Peter Jackson's journey into Middle Earth.

[quote] Villeneuve has made it very clear he'd rather his movie be viewed on the big screen. And he's right. The scale is jaw-dropping.

[quote] The casting choice is poor... It's a small, but noticeable chip in the paint when it comes to Dune - a work that's otherwise of such intimidating grandeur that it's hard to believe it even exists in the first place.

by Anonymousreply 45September 3, 2021 11:58 PM

Rotten Tomatoes is owned by Warner Brothers - it’s hardly objective

by Anonymousreply 46September 3, 2021 11:59 PM

But RT doesn't own all the reviewers, does it?

So far: Fresh- 23 reviews, Rotten- 5 reviews

by Anonymousreply 47September 4, 2021 12:01 AM

R44, it's the risk you take when you premiere a movie at a major festival: you get a lot of press, but negative reviews can also hurt your box office prospects.

by Anonymousreply 48September 4, 2021 12:01 AM

I’ve noticed Rotten Tomatoes change since the super hero movies. Wonder Woman getting a 100% was total bullshit. It used to be so hard to score an 85% on that site and now it’s like every big blockbuster gets a 90-100 score unless it’s truly awful

by Anonymousreply 49September 4, 2021 12:05 AM

I'm still looking forward to it. I'll make up my own mind.

by Anonymousreply 50September 4, 2021 12:25 AM

I’ll sati it on HBO Max and will skip the 3D COVID-19 version in theaters.

by Anonymousreply 51September 4, 2021 12:29 AM

This kid ain’t a star.

by Anonymousreply 52September 4, 2021 1:48 AM

Does Timmy show worm?

by Anonymousreply 53September 4, 2021 1:48 AM

^ He's ridden plenty of worms in his day.

by Anonymousreply 54September 4, 2021 1:49 AM

23 reviews is NOTHING. A totally skewed perspective.

Consensus is not reached on Rottentomatoes until about 175 critics have weighed-in on a wide release like DUNE.

by Anonymousreply 55September 4, 2021 1:53 AM

I tried to read the book in the early 80s and found it so dull and ponderous I put it down after a hundred pages. Torture!

by Anonymousreply 56September 4, 2021 1:54 AM

[quote]Dune is bustin' out all over.

[quote]—Dune dune dune

I believe you mean:

—Dune dune DOOOONE!

by Anonymousreply 57September 4, 2021 2:01 AM

I loved the Lynch Dune. The design is breathtaking.

by Anonymousreply 58September 4, 2021 2:02 AM

"... has no lack of cinematic spectacle — from its majestic landscapes to its monumental architecture, nifty hardware and impressive spacecraft."

Good enough for me. I need some escapism right now.

by Anonymousreply 59September 4, 2021 2:22 AM

[quote] 23 reviews is NOTHING. A totally skewed perspective.

You're right. The only thing worse than saying the movie is doing fine based on 23 reviews would be starting a thread saying the movie is a complete failure based on 2 reviews.

by Anonymousreply 60September 4, 2021 2:26 AM

I am surprised they made another version of Dune considering Lynch's version didn't take off almost 40 years ago.

I am, however, loving the adoration for Rebecca Ferguson in this thread. She truly is a great actress and it's a shame she hasn't had that breakout role yet to show off all her talents. However, she's had a great career so far in hits like The Greatest Showman and the Mission Impossible series. She is definitely one of my favourite actresses right now. She has such warmth and intelligence that sets her apart from the rest.

Also, dare I say it, she does the one thing that most actresses haven't been able to achieve: she has genuine chemistry with Tom Cruise. Thank God the MI series dumped Michelle Monaghan and replaced her with Ferguson because Ferguson is a far better actress and she works better with Cruise and the rest of the cast.

by Anonymousreply 61September 4, 2021 2:27 AM

I’ve never seen so many PR posts in a single thread.

PR shills, post post post!

by Anonymousreply 62September 4, 2021 2:28 AM

Actual footage of the collapse.

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by Anonymousreply 63September 4, 2021 2:48 AM

R45 Let's put the last quote from the Independent in context, shall we?

[quote]But Dune is a complicated book. It’s also a complicated film. There’s a real question as to why the Fremen – whose language, dress, and culture are so directly inspired by the nomadic, Arabic Bedouin tribes – don’t feature any Middle Eastern and North African (Mena) actors in speaking roles, their leader instead played by Javier Bardem in a shemagh-inspired headscarf. The casting choice is poor, and will only cause further problems if Villeneuve is able to make the second part of this story. It’s a small, but noticeable chip in the paint when it comes to Dune – a work that’s otherwise of such intimidating grandeur that it’s hard to believe it even exists in the first place.

by Anonymousreply 64September 4, 2021 3:28 AM

Well, Rebecca Ferguson does have an amazing voice!

Oh wait, that was me singing.

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by Anonymousreply 65September 4, 2021 4:02 AM


This disgraced A- list actor had a going away orgy party with the meme actor and a bunch of other men.

Armie Hammer,Kevin Spacey or James Franco/Timothée Chalamet (‘Dune’ Venice Film Festival Review: Timothée Chalamet In Denis Villeneuve’s Spectacular And Defining Version Of Sci-Fi Cult Classic)

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by Anonymousreply 66September 4, 2021 4:18 AM

It's the pandemic's fault!

by Anonymousreply 67September 4, 2021 4:21 AM

The fangurls will save this movie!

by Anonymousreply 68September 4, 2021 4:23 AM

Nooo! I’ve been wanting to see this for a while. Womp.

by Anonymousreply 69September 4, 2021 4:30 AM

Really is the only film that would get me into theatre during a pandemic.

by Anonymousreply 70September 4, 2021 4:51 AM

83% Fresh on RT

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by Anonymousreply 71September 4, 2021 4:54 AM

[quote]a work that's otherwise of such intimidating grandeur that it's hard to believe it even exists in the first place.


by Anonymousreply 72September 4, 2021 5:59 AM

The director seems worthless and a flop wrangler.

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by Anonymousreply 74September 4, 2021 6:49 AM

Why did my post get removed? I didn't say anything negative! All I said was critics opinions don't matter!

by Anonymousreply 75September 4, 2021 7:00 AM

[quote] There’s a real question as to why the Fremen – whose language, dress, and culture are so directly inspired by the nomadic, Arabic Bedouin tribes – don’t feature any Middle Eastern and North African (Mena) actors in speaking roles, their leader instead played by Javier Bardem in a shemagh-inspired headscarf.

The answer: because they're NOT Middle Eastern, nor are the North African (Mena). They are not evcen supposed to be from the planet Earth. They are Fremen from the planet Arrakis.

How I fucking hate the stupidity of wokeness!

by Anonymousreply 76September 4, 2021 7:11 AM

Lmao, Gamespot is complaining about how it perpetuates white savior myths. It really seems like all art is just being judged on the standard of whether or not it kisses the ass of people of color.

by Anonymousreply 77September 4, 2021 7:25 AM

In the time of Dune Earth is a destroyed planet and long forgotten other than as a dim legend. House Atreides ( and hence the Kwisatz Haderach pinnacle of human development ) is of Roman origins.

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by Anonymousreply 78September 4, 2021 7:47 AM

R41 How didn't Blade Runner work out? It was praised by both critics and fans.

by Anonymousreply 79September 4, 2021 8:19 AM

I knew it was bad from the trailer. Where Timmy mumbles in monotone through a closed mouth. He's bad, but I could see the extremely poor directing.

by Anonymousreply 80September 4, 2021 8:37 AM

Some of the bad reviews were to be expected. Many people just don't get Dune.

Frankly, I don't really care whether it's an excellent movie in itself. No movie adaptation will ever do justice to the novel; so, for me, the movie will be mostly another visualization aid for the books anyway.

by Anonymousreply 81September 4, 2021 8:38 AM

[quote]How didn't Blade Runner work out? It was praised by both critics and fans.

It flopped hard financially, hon. Praise doesn't pay the bills. It failed to reach a mainstream audience outside of sci-fi fans, just like the original Blade Runner did in its initial run.

by Anonymousreply 82September 4, 2021 9:37 AM

R82 So just like it's predecessor, it didn't make a lot of money but was praised by fans and critics. That's good

by Anonymousreply 83September 4, 2021 10:05 AM

Villeneuve makes great films.

Boris @ r73 is just a Philistine hater who knows nothing of show business other than his Christian brainwashing and socially conservative agenda to badmouth it.

by Anonymousreply 84September 4, 2021 10:16 AM

As long as this movie is not the mega hit that this arrogant prick needs in order to become a real star, I don´t mind if the movie gets some love from his stans, journalists paid by studios or whoever.

by Anonymousreply 85September 4, 2021 10:19 AM

R85: How much did Warner Brothers pay The Hollywood Reporter for that hyperbolic review? I don't want to jinx anything but so far it looks like it won't make this arrogant cocksucker a star. Good riddance.

by Anonymousreply 86September 4, 2021 12:12 PM

Xan Brooks (who looks really cute) from The Guardian gives it a rave 5/5

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by Anonymousreply 87September 4, 2021 12:13 PM

Give us the worms! Give us the worms!

by Anonymousreply 88September 4, 2021 12:14 PM

R86 Armie Hammer, get off the computer and finish your drug and sex rehab. He didn't want to fuck you. Get over it. He's already a huge star, idiot. He's hosting the Met this year. You're delusional.

by Anonymousreply 89September 4, 2021 12:26 PM

^^ this is your crazy history:

"“Dune”s COLLAPSE is COMPLETE! R10: YES!!!

“Dune”s COLLAPSE is COMPLETE! I read once on here that he shows his butt in this. Did any of the early reviews confirm that?

“Dune”s COLLAPSE is COMPLETE! This kid ain’t a star.

“Dune”s COLLAPSE is COMPLETE! R85: How much did Warner Brothers pay The Hollywood Reporter for that hyperbolic review? I don't want to jinx anything but so far it looks like it won't make this arrogant cocksucker a star. Good riddance.

Timothee Chalamet IS Willy Wonka! Who is this guy fucking?

Timothee Chalamet IS Willy Wonka! When will this man be stopped?

Timothee Chalamet IS Willy Wonka! For those of you who hate this, there is some hope. He has a history of projects going nowhere. The Bob Dylan film, 4000 Miles, Call Me By Your Name sequel.

Timothee Chalamet IS Willy Wonka! R15: Yeah that’s true. I guess I meant he has sort of a curse when it comes to getting movies off the ground. Best case scenario this will finally end his leading man career."

You're sick obsession with this kids demise is creepy. You old, wasted, pervert.

by Anonymousreply 90September 4, 2021 12:27 PM

R82 And still they gave him 150 million to make Dune. You're deluding yourself thinking this film flopping will have any impact on any of these people's careers.

by Anonymousreply 91September 4, 2021 12:29 PM

The fact that this was green lit for the screen instead of what should have very obviously been a streaming series makes it clear how badly Hollywood is failing to accept the reality of the new entertainment ecosystem. Not surprising that this is Warner Bros. which needs to replace Toby Emmerich yesterday (although the majority of the financing was done by Legendary minimizing WB’s exposure).

by Anonymousreply 92September 4, 2021 12:31 PM

These independent financiers like Legendary, Village Roadshow and Alcon seem to be the ones still tempted by the devil’s candy of theatrical release… although Skydance looks like it got the message and is dealing exclusively with streamers now.

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by Anonymousreply 93September 4, 2021 12:35 PM

Ghosted? Is that the long awaited sequel to Ghost, but this time she ignores that her dead husband is inside Whoppi Goldberg like any sane person would do?

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by Anonymousreply 95September 4, 2021 12:46 PM

R73 What the hell are you talking about? He's one of the only few good mainstream directors in Hollywood working today.

by Anonymousreply 96September 4, 2021 1:22 PM

Dune has exactly ONE negative review, from that closet case at Indiewire. The others considered negative include great praise for many aspects of the film. And Chalamet, who is the least arrogant actor in the biz, has gotten strong reviews, maybe the best in cast total. Dune will be a genre classic for decades to come, the definitive version of the novel and all the haters can go back to their cross-stitch and Golden Girls reruns.

by Anonymousreply 97September 4, 2021 1:34 PM
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by Anonymousreply 98September 4, 2021 7:34 PM

[quote] I knew it was bad from the trailer. Where Timmy mumbles in monotone through a closed mouth. He's bad, but I could see the extremely poor directing.

You really sound like an idiot.

by Anonymousreply 99September 4, 2021 7:37 PM

It has too many moving parts to be a film. I thought we learned this the first time around. It should have been a series made for streaming service.

by Anonymousreply 100September 4, 2021 7:43 PM

[quote]I read once on here that he shows his butt in this. Did any of the early reviews confirm that?

No, but he does show his vagine.

by Anonymousreply 101September 4, 2021 7:48 PM

Standing ovation.

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by Anonymousreply 102September 4, 2021 7:48 PM

It's gotten 85% on Rotten Tomatoes and is getting good reviews elsewhere.

Bad luck, OP.

by Anonymousreply 103September 4, 2021 7:50 PM

I'm sure this movie is unwatchable but the Indiewire review is unreadable.

by Anonymousreply 104September 4, 2021 8:12 PM

R102: They give standing ovations to anything these days.

by Anonymousreply 105September 4, 2021 8:16 PM

Isn’t Timmy supposed to be an asshole in real life, hanging out with jerks like James Franco?

by Anonymousreply 106September 4, 2021 8:22 PM

Apart from prisoner, which was shit, and stupid, I have never been able to finish one of the directors film. I find them over hyped and empty.

by Anonymousreply 107September 4, 2021 8:23 PM

Prisoner was a particularly, egregiously bad script.

by Anonymousreply 108September 4, 2021 8:32 PM

R106: He is. His PR has been fantastic at hiding his true nature. So far they've been great at marketing him as an adorable prince who is nice and accessible for the girls but not too intimidating for the guys.

by Anonymousreply 109September 4, 2021 8:38 PM

[quote]who is the least arrogant actor in the biz

LOL yeah okay. The guy who ignored a press aide at the French Dispatch photocall so he was in all the key pics (link), who made his castmates wait for him on the red carpet while he signed at the ropeline. The guy who admitted (GQ interview) he felt he was entitled to an Oscar for Beautiful Boy.

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by Anonymousreply 110September 4, 2021 8:39 PM

PRISONER was awesome.

You people need to get fucked.

by Anonymousreply 111September 4, 2021 11:18 PM

The unhinged Timmee hater smacks of the Charmie Loon who filled up nearly 20 threads accusing CALL ME BY YOUR NAME of being pedophilia.

As well as the Rachel Weisz/Rachel McAdams DISOBEDIENCE hater.

by Anonymousreply 112September 4, 2021 11:21 PM

You call a grown man "Charmie," as if we know who you mean, and you're calling someone else a loon?

by Anonymousreply 113September 4, 2021 11:25 PM

I have OP blocked but found this thread by searching for Dune because I was going to post a link to the high praise the movie got at the world premiere.

We’ll hear endlessly about how awful it is and Timothy is because of the unhinged gay who is obviously obsessed with him and so has to dump on him constantly.

by Anonymousreply 114September 4, 2021 11:32 PM

Everyone will go to every theater to see the heat between Timmy and Armie during Armie's cameo!!

by Anonymousreply 115September 4, 2021 11:37 PM

Pedo thread.

by Anonymousreply 116September 5, 2021 12:04 AM

They should have made three movies, Jackson style. The fan base is fanatical enough.

by Anonymousreply 117September 5, 2021 12:08 AM

Who will be playing Virginia Madsen's character??

by Anonymousreply 118September 5, 2021 12:12 AM

R110: Also remember when he said he cried after learning that his part in Interstellar got significantly cut. The Beautiful Boy thing really pissed him off. He campaigned his ass off when everyone involved in the film completely abandoned it. In the end the academy didn’t want to nominate a newcomer for a mediocre film. You could see the anger on his face at SAG.

by Anonymousreply 119September 5, 2021 12:49 AM

He cried because he thought his role was bigger. I work with actors, they are emotional people, not like automatons on this site. Also he was upset that he had to play some kind of game to get nominated for Beautiful Boy, that's what he said, but hate on ,hater

by Anonymousreply 120September 5, 2021 12:55 AM

Some people on here post negative opinions and rumors about this kid as if it's their job. What gives? An actor is an asshole? You don't say. Who fucking cares? As long as he does a good job in a movie, what's it to me what he's like in real life?

As for Dune, it will be hard going because of the pandemic, but it will do fine.

by Anonymousreply 121September 5, 2021 1:13 AM

People will inject themselves with COVID-19, just to see Armie and Timmy gaze into each other's eyes for five minutes during Armie's cameo!!!

by Anonymousreply 122September 5, 2021 1:17 AM

R91 At first I thought you were saying Chalamet got 150 million to make Dune and I thought, "We will never be rid of this little prick and his tediously worshipful fangurls now. 150 mill buys a lot of sparkly priest suits, reviews, and award votes. He could start his own production company. But you were talking about the director. WHEW! There's still a chance that O'Tay is on his way out as soon as he's too wrinkled play the ingenue for the fifty millionth time.

by Anonymousreply 123September 5, 2021 1:27 AM

Doesn't matter if it's crap. Look at the Marvel crap. Youngins will turn up to anything. All that's needed is action, battles, and an over-emphatic, loud, forgettable score. Tick! Tick! Tick! Although I don't how a sissy man starlet will play in the new regulated China!

by Anonymousreply 124September 5, 2021 1:28 AM

Dune is boring nonsense.

by Anonymousreply 125September 5, 2021 1:41 AM

OP failed

by Anonymousreply 126September 5, 2021 9:54 AM

Why did they cast Jason Momoa? Isn't he a c-list actor and kinda of a joke?

by Anonymousreply 127September 5, 2021 9:56 AM

Timmy is quickly loosing his gamine looks and the man is going to be freaky. So don't worry, Timmy haters, the end is near.

by Anonymousreply 128September 5, 2021 10:41 AM

I had to unfollow David Ehrlich (Indiewire) on Twitter. Dude, no one wants to see daily pictures of your son!

Also, he confused Antoine Fuqua for F. Gary Gray in one of recent reviews, I am surprised that he was not cancelled for that.

by Anonymousreply 129September 5, 2021 11:11 AM

Probably this movie will do okay, though I would argue that Marvel has a pedigree with viewers that Dune does not. Probably the bigger problem for the studio is that after this, it's going to be much more difficult to make a big budget sequel & that seemed to be a common complaint about the movie - it was just Part I one of a larger story, rather than a complete story by itself.

Timmy does seem overrated (he was completely wrong for LW), but the next generation Harrison Ford guy (Ansel?) was a washout, so there aren't a lot of better alternatives out there that attracts people to theatres

by Anonymousreply 130September 5, 2021 12:24 PM

[quote]Also he was upset that he had to play some kind of game to get nominated for Beautiful Boy

You mean the same game everyone else has to play? All you're doing is confirming what I said - that he felt entitled to the award and to special treatment.

by Anonymousreply 131September 5, 2021 12:33 PM

R130: He only got the Little Women job because of that hack Greta. He's also completely wrong for Dune.

by Anonymousreply 132September 5, 2021 12:40 PM

If his performance as Henry V is any indicator I'm rooting for the worm.

by Anonymousreply 133September 5, 2021 2:17 PM

A Part II would apparently be important to Zendaya and her Dune character-

[quote] Villeneuve has split Herbert’s book roughly in half, meaning that several of the significant character arcs are just getting started when this film comes to a close.

[quote] And though Zendaya is plastered all over the marketing as the female lead, it’s really (Rebecca) Ferguson who gets that spotlight: Outside of a few dreamy visions of what’s to come, Zendaya’s character doesn’t factor into the story in a big way just yet.

[quote] Villeneuve intends to make “Dune” a two-parter and is working on the screenplay for the sequel, but Warner Bros. still hasn’t technically greenlit it. The studio has tried the two-film gambit before, splitting the Stephen King adaptation “It” into halves, but those films opened two years apart and a prospective “Dune” sequel would likely take far longer to mount. (It may also concern the studio that “It Chapter Two” made some $225 million less worldwide than the first film, despite an influx of big stars.)

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by Anonymousreply 134September 5, 2021 2:43 PM

And why wouldn't r113's issue be with the 1-4 allegedly "grown men" who have stalked Chalamet over 20 full threads on DL, accusing Chalamet of "pedophilia" and banning only the poster who called them out for their libel, defamation and homophobia?

Please back away, all the way off a cliff.

You're the Charmie Stalker Loon, aren't you? I can't believe Muriel still doesn't have control of this site.

by Anonymousreply 135September 6, 2021 12:20 AM

Dune is not filmable as a movie. It simply cannot be condensed into 2-3 hours. There is simply too much.

The best decision they ever made was allowing Peter Jackson to do LotR in three movies, rather than the two movies that were originally proposed. The worst decision they ever made was making The Hobbit into three movies, rather than two.

by Anonymousreply 136September 6, 2021 12:29 AM

RE: 134’s pic.

Jesus, he looks like a thrice face-lifted frau.

Bitch should keel is mouth shut in future red carpet appearances.

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by Anonymousreply 138September 6, 2021 12:33 AM

My first guess was that "Charmie" referred to Armie Hammer-- how the fuck should a casual reader know the complicated, retarded system of nicknames you freaks devised?

by Anonymousreply 139September 6, 2021 12:39 AM

I'm trying to think of a male Hollywood 'star' who has been so unattractively sexless as Chalamet. Mickey Rooney comes to mind. He had a lot of energy and pure ham. I've never been able to see what has Chalamet has, except obviously, an incredibly good agent. But his ascent is a constant bewilderment, as I'm sure, it must bewilder the army of glorious looking incredibly talented young actors out there who can't even get an audition.

by Anonymousreply 140September 6, 2021 2:06 AM

What accent do they have on whatever planet Dune is set on and how would one know it’s good or not?

by Anonymousreply 141September 6, 2021 2:14 AM

That’s what they said about the original Dune. But it got a big cult following.

by Anonymousreply 142September 6, 2021 2:50 AM

Timmy is a fad, like Leo was in his youth. But I find his pinched face and awkwardness off putting. I can’t even imagine him as an adult.

by Anonymousreply 143September 6, 2021 3:43 AM

R140 What you (and tbh me too) see as unattractively sexless looks fey/otherworldly and pretty-in-a-feminine-way to his fanbase, that consists mainly of teenage girls. He's the generation z epitome of a "soft boy", so his very appeal lies in not being traditionally masculine. It's a feature not a bug to them. Keep in mind that young teenage girls would hardly know what to do with an adult-looking man exuding virility, it would totally overwhelm them. Especially since nowadays for young people "masculinity" is often combined with "toxic", so a lot of them feel everything traditionally masculine is borderline threatening and bad. So the sexless soft boy prince is a perfect alternative to pin all your romantic dreams to.

Personally I don't mind if Timothee is the generation z boyfriend, at least he seems to fit the bill in most ways. Much better than when other aspiring celebrities, who don't fit the bill still try to adopt this image for the sake of popularity.

It will be interesting though where his career will go once he ages out of these looks and his current target audience.

by Anonymousreply 144September 6, 2021 3:52 AM

DLers want to see the latest installment in the CMBYN Extended Cinematic Universe!

by Anonymousreply 145September 6, 2021 5:22 AM

This is predicted for 11 Oscars.

by Anonymousreply 146September 6, 2021 5:27 AM

I'd killed this film even before anybody saw it.

by Anonymousreply 147September 6, 2021 5:32 AM

[quote]He's the generation z epitome of a "soft boy", so his very appeal lies in not being traditionally masculine.

There's a massive opening in Hollywood – although they may not recognise it – for a dangerously sexy, utterly un-PC big-dicked Alpha Male. If I was a casting director I'd be on the lookout for someone who could blow a hole in current audience expectations, and give them what some don't even know they pine for. Even Me-Too slappers secretly dream of being banged hard and long – gentle rape-sex was a standard of half the romance novels until recently – remember all the chicks reading Sweet Savage Love? Hollywood needs a star who can visually telegraph that thrilling threat. I would be looking for him amongst the acting pool. Fuck those wet navel gazers. I'd be casting amongst tradesmen. Harrison Ford was a carpenter remember.

by Anonymousreply 148September 6, 2021 8:18 AM


Yes, Harrison Ford was a carpenter/weed dealer.

He was so sexy back then.

The last Indiana Jones 5 set photos were... sad.

by Anonymousreply 149September 6, 2021 9:03 AM

R147: I may have killed all things Timothee

by Anonymousreply 150September 6, 2021 9:03 AM

Folks don't waste your money on Timothee. This thing is gonna be pulled from theaters after only two days. Instead watch Spider-Man: No Way Home exclusively in theaters. It's gonna be a massive hit!

by Anonymousreply 151September 6, 2021 9:21 AM

R136 Lord of the rings should have been just one two-hour movie. 90% of those movies was just walking. Why did they need three 3+ hours movies?

by Anonymousreply 152September 6, 2021 12:04 PM

[quote][R136] Lord of the rings should have been just one two-hour movie. 90% of those movies was just walking. Why did they need three 3+ hours movies?

LotR, like Dune, requires so much detail for the story to make sense.

All the "walking" is part of the story - it's the journey, not the destination.

by Anonymousreply 153September 6, 2021 1:23 PM

I loved LotR, until the end of the third movie after the rescue of Frodo and Sam. Then it seemed to drag on forever until they sailed away. At that point, It was like, end this thing already . . .

by Anonymousreply 154September 6, 2021 6:53 PM

The LOTR movies are the dullest wastes of time ever made. Well, I can confidently say that about the first two, didn't even bother with the third one, which remains the only Best Picture winner I've never seen.

by Anonymousreply 155September 6, 2021 7:08 PM

[quote] There's a massive opening in Hollywood – although they may not recognise it – for a dangerously sexy, utterly un-PC big-dicked Alpha Male.

I disagree. Hollywood tries this now and again, that’s why we have Colin Farrell and Ansel Elgort. Neither succeeded as traditional leading men.

by Anonymousreply 156September 6, 2021 7:16 PM

And I would add Tom Hardy to that list.

by Anonymousreply 157September 6, 2021 7:16 PM

Folks I know what's gonna save the film industry: Spider-Man: No Way Home playing exclusively in theaters starting on December 17th. Don't waste your money on this clusterfuck as it will be pulled from theaters after two days. Also, Zendaya has more PR forced chemistry with me than with that rodent.

by Anonymousreply 158September 6, 2021 7:29 PM

You bunch of jealous losers!

by Anonymousreply 159September 6, 2021 8:26 PM

I can’t remember the last time there was a virile male movie star. Even Chris Pratt is a fat dork. Ryan Reynolds , Chris Pine, Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Kevin Hart - all fem.

by Anonymousreply 160September 6, 2021 8:38 PM

The last overtly sexual successful leading man was probably Brad Pitt.

by Anonymousreply 161September 6, 2021 8:42 PM

But even for Brad, that was largely PR and hairdos. Maybe we know too much now.

by Anonymousreply 162September 6, 2021 8:44 PM

Yeah, Brad was never the box office draw in the 90s like Tom Cruise. His PR team made people believe that he was at the time when he was far from it.

by Anonymousreply 163September 6, 2021 8:47 PM

That is what my grandma says that there are no real men since Clarck Gable and Gary Cooper.

by Anonymousreply 164September 6, 2021 9:09 PM

Except they both wore makeup and Cooper had a facelift.

by Anonymousreply 165September 6, 2021 9:11 PM

Gary Cooper was bi, and how!

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by Anonymousreply 166September 6, 2021 9:16 PM

There are a few: Idris Elba, Oscar Isaac, Tom Hardy, Daniel Craig, Ewan McGregor, but they don’t get promoted that way.

In comparison, Timotay is a skinny girl.

by Anonymousreply 167September 6, 2021 9:18 PM

How many flops is it going to take for hollywood to finally drop Timmy?

by Anonymousreply 168September 6, 2021 9:18 PM

R167 and you are a fat old auntie.

by Anonymousreply 169September 6, 2021 9:19 PM

Come on girls, stop being nasty, time to go and report your neighbors abortion.

by Anonymousreply 170September 6, 2021 9:21 PM

Pretty Woman

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by Anonymousreply 171September 6, 2021 9:35 PM

Here is a real man for you girls, to make you all wet.

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by Anonymousreply 172September 6, 2021 9:39 PM

R168: Don't worry. In no time he'll be begging to get a Ryan Murphy limited series (IF he's lucky).

by Anonymousreply 173September 6, 2021 9:59 PM

Dwayne Johnson isn’t masculine and virile? I guess because he doesn’t have any real love scenes. Jason Statham then- he does have love scenes.

by Anonymousreply 174September 6, 2021 10:03 PM

ROFL at the person who thinks Gary Cooper was overtly sexual.

The number of successful Hollywood leading men who were overt sex symbols is probably less than 10. Rudolph Valentino, Clark Gable, Marlon Brando, Paul Newman, Sean Connery, Robert Redford, Mel Gibson, Denzel Washington and Brad Pitt.

by Anonymousreply 175September 6, 2021 10:05 PM

Add Rock Hudson to that.

by Anonymousreply 176September 6, 2021 10:06 PM

R175 You mock my grannys taste?

by Anonymousreply 177September 6, 2021 10:06 PM

And Cary Grant.

by Anonymousreply 178September 6, 2021 10:08 PM

Denzel was a sex symbol? Must have missed that.

by Anonymousreply 179September 6, 2021 10:09 PM

No, r177, we mock your lack of apostrophe use.

by Anonymousreply 180September 6, 2021 10:09 PM

R180 You are spelling Nazi?

by Anonymousreply 181September 6, 2021 10:11 PM

R179, Denzel was considered the biggest black male sex symbol of the 90s. He was even on People's magazine Sexiest Man Alive issue during that period.

by Anonymousreply 182September 6, 2021 10:49 PM

I think we're getting off topic here...well, Oscar is at the Venice FF pushing The Card Counter and seems to have 0 fucks to give about Dune. We'll have to wait until the fanboy types actually see Dune to see if it will turn into a complete bomb or a cult classic

by Anonymousreply 183September 6, 2021 10:55 PM

R189 I prefer Lil Nas X

by Anonymousreply 184September 6, 2021 10:58 PM

R176 Oh yes, Rock Hudson was hot.

by Anonymousreply 185September 6, 2021 11:05 PM

You girls hate this boy Timothee so passionately! You crazy mamas.

by Anonymousreply 186September 6, 2021 11:09 PM

R174 Dwayne Johnson is huge and muscular, but also looks in a way exaggerated, like a comic book character. It probably doesn't help that he's playing a lot of comedy roles. I think he doesn't have the gritty-masculine appeal of a Tom Hardy for example.

But speaking of the potential market for this type of actors and R148 assessment reminds me of how everyone went totally crazy for Khal Drogo in GoT's heyday.

by Anonymousreply 187September 6, 2021 11:11 PM

Out of curiosity I watched the Lynch film on HBO Max today for the first time

I was not terribly familiar with Dune beforehand

However it occurred to me that James Cameron cribbed the basics of the plot for Avatar, and that most moviegoers watching the Villeneuve film and seeing the story for the first time will probably get that this was already done in Avatar

So basically… why on Earth was this made? It will look like they’re ripping off the ripoff.

by Anonymousreply 188September 6, 2021 11:34 PM

Timmy is the new standard for male sexuality and virility in movies. It's why so many housewives love him!!

by Anonymousreply 189September 6, 2021 11:37 PM

What R189 said.

by Anonymousreply 190September 6, 2021 11:48 PM


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by Anonymousreply 192September 6, 2021 11:57 PM

It’s funny, because I saw a page full of articles and reviews praising it like it was the second coming of Christ. That’s why I never trust reviews.

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by Anonymousreply 194September 6, 2021 11:59 PM

Dwayne Johnson has a little wiener.

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by Anonymousreply 196September 7, 2021 12:03 AM

R195 How’s his schnitzel?

by Anonymousreply 197September 7, 2021 12:45 AM

He is the Kwisatz Haderach.

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by Anonymousreply 198September 7, 2021 1:03 AM

Being a mediocre white Jewish boy only makes you popular for so long.

by Anonymousreply 199September 7, 2021 2:20 AM

He reminds me maybe 10% of the early fandom around Leo, which was much bigger due to Titanic.. Timotay seems like an unlikable drip. I wish the public knew more that he is a jerk.

by Anonymousreply 200September 7, 2021 2:38 AM

I never understood the Dicaprio lust, honestly. But he ended up proving he could act (even after he lost what looks he had).

Time will tell if Chalamet will do the same. Either way, Dune looks like it'll be fun enough - I don't think his presence will matter all that much unless it's abysmal or a revelation.

by Anonymousreply 201September 7, 2021 3:12 AM

R201: DiCaprio was awful in Titanic and he’s been awful in everything ever since.

by Anonymousreply 202September 7, 2021 3:23 AM

Titanic was probably the last genuine performance Leo ever gave. Since then, all he's done is try to prove that he's a "serious actor."

by Anonymousreply 203September 7, 2021 3:41 AM

Agreed, R203. It was his star presence and charisma that carried that dreadful film. God knows without him, it wouldn't be anywhere near watchable.

Ever since he became an A-list movie star, he's been trying to prove that he's in the same league as Brando, DeNiro, or Penn and falls flat on his face each time.

by Anonymousreply 204September 7, 2021 3:47 AM

(i'll be honest, I haven't actually seen any of Leo's movies since Titanic, so I was going on reputation alone.)

by Anonymousreply 205September 7, 2021 3:50 AM

R204, DiCaprio is a bigger star than all of them. He also has a wider range, except for maybe Penn.

by Anonymousreply 206September 7, 2021 3:52 AM

R206, I was referring to strictly his acting ability, not how big of a star he is compared to those three. And his range is not wider than Brando's or DeNiro's. In fact, he's been miscast in many movies that exposed how limited his range is (The Aviator quickly comes to mind). He's always been a two-dimensional actor, and his A-list status is comparable to Tom Cruise.

by Anonymousreply 207September 7, 2021 4:05 AM

R204 That's bullshit. Kate Winslet carried that movie

by Anonymousreply 208September 7, 2021 5:10 AM

Both carried it - Kate with her performance and Leo with his charm and looks. He was a fairly stereotypical pretty boy back then (contrary to Timothee, who is a bit too gangly and fairy boy looking) and all the 12 year old girls were madly in love with him. They even watched 2 hours of Shakespeare dialogue for him.

by Anonymousreply 209September 7, 2021 5:37 AM

I don't find him attractive or interesting...

by Anonymousreply 210September 7, 2021 5:39 AM

[quote] That's bullshit. Kate Winslet carried that movie.

I agree with R209 that both Kate and Leo carried the film, even though most of the girls in my high school talked only about Leo and saw the film more than once at the theaters because of him.

One can't deny Leo had movie-star charisma, the kind that even the most talented actors lack. (Julia Roberts and Tom Cruise had the same thing back in the day.)

by Anonymousreply 211September 7, 2021 5:51 AM

In the picture posted at r171 he looks like he is wearing a nightie. Difficult to imagine Robert Mitchum in that position.


To the media, the meme actor says one thing about his one named co-star. Behind the scenes, the language he uses is horrific.

Timothée Chalamet/Zendaya/"Dune" (Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet Make Red Carpet Fashion Magic at the Venice Premiere of Dune)

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by Anonymousreply 212September 7, 2021 11:20 AM

Complaining about leadaing men not being real men is nothing new. In 70s some conservative people were appalled how could small Jewish guys with narrow shoulders like Dustin Hoffman and Woody Allen be movie stars unlike real men from the past. And Timmy took all the look from his Jewish mother´s side, except that height. Maybe you guys think that the real male lead must be some wasp mucho?

by Anonymousreply 213September 7, 2021 11:40 AM

Who says anybody ever complained that Woody Allen wasn't macho enough to be a movie star? Victor Mature couldn't have been tougher pulling a heist.

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by Anonymousreply 214September 7, 2021 11:51 AM

This version of DUNE definitely needed some dinosaur versus sandworm battles!

Maybe get back a 69 year old Sting as Feyd.

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by Anonymousreply 215September 7, 2021 11:57 AM

The old bitches are bitter because he got to make out with the cannibal Hammer, their dream leading men. Relax, it was only a movie. You are not gullible like these stupid fraus Charmies.

by Anonymousreply 216September 7, 2021 12:17 PM

[quote] Complaining about leadaing men not being real men is nothing new. In 70s some conservative people were appalled how could small Jewish guys with narrow shoulders like Dustin Hoffman and Woody Allen be movie stars unlike real men from the past.

It's as old as silent movies.

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by Anonymousreply 217September 7, 2021 2:01 PM

Timmy is manly!

by Anonymousreply 218September 7, 2021 2:54 PM

He has a message for us: take your ass to the theater so that he can become a real star.

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by Anonymousreply 219September 7, 2021 5:26 PM

R219 The guy is sweet.

by Anonymousreply 220September 7, 2021 5:34 PM

Chala-Mania Hits Venice as "Dune" Star Arrives for World Premiere:

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by Anonymousreply 221September 7, 2021 6:56 PM

Everything happens to Timothee.

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by Anonymousreply 222September 7, 2021 7:12 PM

R221: How much did his PR pay the Hollywood Reporter to write that piece?

by Anonymousreply 223September 7, 2021 7:29 PM

Do you R223 have internet service under your bridge?

by Anonymousreply 224September 7, 2021 7:33 PM

This is not a surprise. The novel is very difficult to adapt and probably more suited for a tv show than a film.

Timmy is not destined to be a mainstream leading man anyway, he is good enough to have a lot of job as character actor.

by Anonymousreply 225September 7, 2021 7:36 PM

It currently has 87% on Rotten Tomatoes. OP failed

by Anonymousreply 226September 8, 2021 12:21 AM

^^^purchased an 87 rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

by Anonymousreply 227September 8, 2021 12:26 AM

It doesn't open for well over a month. OP/troll doesn't know what he's talking about. Typical...

by Anonymousreply 228September 8, 2021 12:31 AM

The OP is like Jehova wittnes who screams: We are doomed. The world is ending.

by Anonymousreply 229September 8, 2021 12:32 AM

Looks like his prom date picture including the proud parents

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by Anonymousreply 230September 8, 2021 5:03 AM


Wasn’t his Prom date Lourdes Leon Ciccone?

by Anonymousreply 231September 8, 2021 1:37 PM

He’s aging like milk.

by Anonymousreply 232September 8, 2021 5:20 PM

Said Bryan Singer

by Anonymousreply 233September 8, 2021 5:23 PM

I never found him attractive but i don't think he changed in the last few years, he looks the same

by Anonymousreply 234September 8, 2021 5:31 PM

Look at the pinched face and dead eyes.

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by Anonymousreply 236September 8, 2021 6:47 PM

He’s so straight, right?

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by Anonymousreply 237September 8, 2021 9:11 PM

Well, if he isnt Zendaya cant steal him from us. She already stole Tom.

by Anonymousreply 238September 8, 2021 9:16 PM

More like friends until the publicity tour is over and the movie comes out.

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by Anonymousreply 239September 8, 2021 9:21 PM

R 239 Yeah, like the Cmbyn promo. Luckily, this time there is no more queerbaiting, or shall I say straightbaiting this time.

by Anonymousreply 240September 8, 2021 9:30 PM

Why such long faces?. Their movie is epic and it rates at 85% on RT, dammit!

by Anonymousreply 241September 8, 2021 9:44 PM

I hope they have better chemistry in the film

by Anonymousreply 242September 8, 2021 9:48 PM

R242 They are both lovely, but they are so incompatible. Seems like wrong casting for Timmys love interest, maybe it would be better in the movie. And Im not one of haters, I believe there are actresses that will go fine with him, but Zendaya looks like some older cousin.

by Anonymousreply 243September 8, 2021 9:55 PM

There's something weird between them, given this and then the over the top scripted birthday message.

by Anonymousreply 244September 8, 2021 11:19 PM

Their body language in press and that video is very closed off and leaning away from each other.

by Anonymousreply 245September 9, 2021 12:41 AM

And Timothee seemed so much happier with French dispatch crew in Cannes, although in Dune he is the leading man. And otherwise he seems to get along with all costars. Couldn`t blame him though, This Zendaya girl has a great body, but gives a phony vibe and seems very pushy. Think I wouldn`t like her either.

by Anonymousreply 246September 9, 2021 12:47 AM

To be honest who wouldn`t prefer nice Saoirse, a witty Irish girl, humble and simple in spite of being one of the biggest young female stars to this, well, slightly vulgar starlet.

by Anonymousreply 247September 9, 2021 12:51 AM

Armie Hammer probably financed the bad reviews.

by Anonymousreply 248September 9, 2021 3:43 AM

I agree, I don't really feel much chemistry between him and Zendaya.

by Anonymousreply 249September 9, 2021 3:45 AM

Zendaya is masculine and Timmy is feminine. Lez and gay, they have no chemistry except passionate discussions about makeup!

by Anonymousreply 250September 9, 2021 5:38 AM

They seem friendly and perhaps are a kind of friend. Timothee seems to have an easier time articulating his answers, while Zendaya seems to struggle somewhat and gives glib answers. I seems sweet and she may be an interesting person in real life, but she does not come off that way in interviews. She is not as cerebral as he is, while he seems like an overthinker. Maybe more dance parties are in their future, but I doubt there will be any serious intellectual conversation between the two. Sorry, I'm stoned.

by Anonymousreply 251September 9, 2021 5:56 AM

^^^*She seems sweet.

by Anonymousreply 252September 9, 2021 5:57 AM

[quote]Timothee seemed so much happier with French dispatch crew in Cannes

The drugs helped too, I'm sure

And sure, Timmy's an overthinker lol

by Anonymousreply 253September 9, 2021 10:28 AM

R247 How is she vulgar or a starlet, you fucking moron?

by Anonymousreply 254September 9, 2021 1:29 PM

Chalamet is making a big mistake going for the androgynous bait.

He could use his looks to define a different sort of masculine appeal - the wiry, intense, interesting sort, instead of the beefy THOR look.

Instead, he's feminising it, as if it's not worth its value in masculinity.

Of course, if he's not really feeling masculine, it's understandable.

But if he's playing off what he thinks is a viable trend, he'll find out as he ages that it's less than attractive at forty.

He should have just carved out his own sort of masculinity, it would have been compelling instead of like a coy joke he keeps playing, when it's less interesting every time he tries it on.

True class is indifferent to style.

Class up, kid.

by Anonymousreply 255September 9, 2021 1:45 PM

No it won’t R15.

by Anonymousreply 256September 9, 2021 1:47 PM

R254 Rinse your dirty moth with soap, you whore!

by Anonymousreply 257September 9, 2021 1:51 PM

R257 Suck it, retard

by Anonymousreply 258September 9, 2021 6:20 PM

Mouseboy keeps sending my gay nephew pics of his horsecock.

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by Anonymousreply 259September 9, 2021 6:31 PM

OP and the obsessed TCers are insufferable. Get a life.

by Anonymousreply 260September 9, 2021 6:35 PM

r259 Your nephew better get to sucking.

by Anonymousreply 261September 9, 2021 6:35 PM

The Chalamet threads really are something else entirely.

by Anonymousreply 262September 9, 2021 6:36 PM

Zendaya has a great publicist, she is so mediocre.

by Anonymousreply 263September 9, 2021 7:31 PM

Calumet has a great publicist, she is so mediocre.

by Anonymousreply 264September 9, 2021 7:49 PM

R264 Your pussy got so wet for Chalamet that you can't control your bitchiness. You dirty old whore!

by Anonymousreply 265September 9, 2021 7:54 PM

R262 I think DL obsession with Chalamet peaked a couple of years ago

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by Anonymousreply 267September 9, 2021 9:14 PM

[quote]Rinse your dirty moth with soap, you whore!

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 268September 9, 2021 10:50 PM

Too bad Timothee is not will Lily Rose anymore, she is beautiful.

by Anonymousreply 269September 9, 2021 11:06 PM

Beautiful Lily Rose

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by Anonymousreply 270September 9, 2021 11:09 PM

A lipstick lesbian and a twink who have no chemistry

by Anonymousreply 271September 10, 2021 2:28 AM

R271 The twink has ratlike features and the lipstick dyke is stiff and can’t act.

by Anonymousreply 272September 10, 2021 2:30 AM

R271 Even if she was a lesbian, which she isn't, she would be a tomboy lesbian, not a lipstick one. So, fail

by Anonymousreply 273September 10, 2021 4:23 AM

“ No performances identified as terrible, though the reviewers seem to infer that Timmy is too much of a lightweight.”

R36 - you’re getting ‘infer’ and ‘imply’ confused. .

by Anonymousreply 274September 10, 2021 7:09 AM

Timothee's "twink" days are numbered.

by Anonymousreply 275September 10, 2021 7:20 AM

Dune was never meant to be adapted to live action film. It should be animated. It's just that sort of story.

by Anonymousreply 276September 10, 2021 7:27 AM

Cudi supporting Dune

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by Anonymousreply 277September 11, 2021 1:47 AM

I'm surprised that Timothee only has 12 million Insta followers.

by Anonymousreply 278September 11, 2021 5:04 AM

R128 Because he is boring? Granted so is Zzzendaya but her dresses are pretty.

by Anonymousreply 279September 11, 2021 5:44 AM

A book so great it inspired three bad movies. Just let it go, Hollywood. Maybe you can try working on the first film version of [italic]Catcher in the Rye[/italic] now that J.D. Salinger is dead.

by Anonymousreply 280September 11, 2021 5:51 AM

r277 Cudi is Chalamedickmatized.

by Anonymousreply 281September 11, 2021 5:51 AM

This is karma for that fascist pedo movie.

by Anonymousreply 282September 11, 2021 5:52 AM

Isn’t Kid Cudi a past / present boyfriend of Timotay? He even got him a job in Don’t Look Up coming out at Christmas

by Anonymousreply 283September 11, 2021 6:00 AM

R275: I just want to know whether or not his Hollywood days are numbered.

by Anonymousreply 284September 11, 2021 8:38 AM

They're numbered. He'll never eat lunch in this town again. He looks like he never eats at all.

by Anonymousreply 285September 11, 2021 8:39 AM

He has tons of projects lined up, troll.

by Anonymousreply 286September 11, 2021 8:41 AM

He's yesterday's news, shill.

by Anonymousreply 287September 11, 2021 8:42 AM

R283 According to Charmies his soul mate is Cannibal

by Anonymousreply 288September 11, 2021 8:44 AM

R278: Instagram followers don’t mean shit.

by Anonymousreply 289September 11, 2021 8:44 AM

Dune was filmed two years ago and hasn't even opened yet. He has at least 4 to 6 major films he's been working on. All major releases. Sorry, fool.

by Anonymousreply 290September 11, 2021 8:47 AM

We are very threatened by sissy boy men.

by Anonymousreply 291September 11, 2021 8:58 AM

R290 all will be flops..

by Anonymousreply 292September 11, 2021 9:15 AM

Ooh, the Chalamet troll is triggered...get ready for some more, that's right, MORE, epic mouse boy zingers! Slam! Pow! Ka-Boom! Ker-Splat! In 3,2,1..

by Anonymousreply 293September 11, 2021 9:18 AM

Shut up! Just shut up! Timothy Calloway is a bad actor with a pinched face and a mouse face and he has no chemistry with Zendyna who is not pretty and is not a good actress and his movies will fail and he has never answered any of my letters and has never called me back when I talk to him on my TV!

by Anonymousreply 294September 11, 2021 9:28 AM

R4, Oh dear

by Anonymousreply 295September 11, 2021 9:49 AM

R275, surely that's a good thing. I can't wait to see him filling out and becoming at last a full grown man, because right now he looks sickly

by Anonymousreply 296September 11, 2021 9:54 AM

R263, true and also relying on the diversity quota. I never understood why Zendaya is considered African American person. She could pass for anything: Italian, French, Iranian, Mexican, Turkish,...

by Anonymousreply 297September 11, 2021 10:15 AM

R297 This diversity is full of shit. Since wokesm I see less and less black women in media, only the very washed out types. A lot of people here in Balkans are darker then the diversity darlings.

by Anonymousreply 298September 11, 2021 10:22 AM

Is this his first adult role or are we still waiting?

by Anonymousreply 299September 11, 2021 11:36 AM

[quote] Dune was never meant to be adapted to live action film. It should be animated. It's just that sort of story.

Ralph Bakshi should have done Dune instead of LotR.

by Anonymousreply 300September 11, 2021 11:36 AM

R278 His own fault really, he only posts during promo period for his projects. Casual fans aren't going to put up with that.

by Anonymousreply 301September 11, 2021 1:47 PM

R299, he should be playing a young teen at the start and most of this movie, so no.

by Anonymousreply 302September 11, 2021 1:48 PM

Bitch stole my act.

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by Anonymousreply 303September 11, 2021 7:04 PM

I'm sorry I'm so pretty.

by Anonymousreply 304September 11, 2021 7:05 PM

R304 You are dreamy!

by Anonymousreply 305September 11, 2021 7:07 PM

I know. I'm sorry I trigger so many who are unsure of their own sexuality. Must be a DL thing.

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by Anonymousreply 306September 11, 2021 7:18 PM

I see he's pulling the Harry Styles style card and dressing like Lestat.

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by Anonymousreply 307September 11, 2021 7:26 PM

to be fair he did that kind of look before Harry

by Anonymousreply 308September 11, 2021 7:31 PM

R306 with a particularly stupid comment on a gay board. Forgot where you were posting, frau?

by Anonymousreply 309September 11, 2021 7:55 PM

Can they stop casting rat boy in everything for Christ's sake now??!

by Anonymousreply 310September 11, 2021 7:58 PM

For a "rat boy" I seem to get cast a lot....how's your film career going?

by Anonymousreply 311September 11, 2021 8:02 PM

R311 Casting directors are mostly fat losers/followers like you.

by Anonymousreply 312September 11, 2021 8:15 PM

R311: Serious question rat boy, whose cock are you sucking?

by Anonymousreply 313September 11, 2021 8:17 PM

But it's not fair, it's not fair he gets casted in movies! He's a rat boy! When he was sad in Call Me By Your Name I stood right up in the theater and said "That's not right! He's not sad! He can't do the cockadoodie acting!"

by Anonymousreply 314September 11, 2021 8:23 PM

It's NOT "casted", goddamit, it's "cast". Dear god...

Timmy's worst offense was loudly bashing the Woody Allen film -- before it was released. Unheard of bad behavior and the producers who stood to lose money should've sued his ass. Never mind that the molestation charges had been around for 20 years or more when he made the damn thing. What a douchebag -- but, lucky for him, he is cute so time may forgive him.

by Anonymousreply 315September 11, 2021 8:33 PM

I'm your number one fan.

by Anonymousreply 316September 11, 2021 8:34 PM

R315: The aunt or uncle definitely got him that job because he was beyond awful. He’s lucky that the film wasn’t widely distributed and seen. He said he regretted his involvement and donated his salary to charity just to get good PR for his Oscar campaign. TimoTay told Woody’s sister that he had to do that and that his agent Brian recommended it.

by Anonymousreply 317September 11, 2021 8:53 PM

Serious question. Do TC trolls have agents? Asking you from under your bridge.

by Anonymousreply 318September 11, 2021 8:54 PM

We are Duned, we are Duned!

by Anonymousreply 319September 11, 2021 8:56 PM

[quote]I'm sorry I'm so pretty. —TC

Pretty? He looks like Edward Scissorhands!

by Anonymousreply 320September 11, 2021 9:18 PM

R314 He was kind of attractive back in 2017 but since then his eyes have gotten beadier, his nose more pronounced and his teeth yellow. He really is turning into a rat.

by Anonymousreply 321September 11, 2021 9:24 PM

Except actual rats have made much better movies, R321.

by Anonymousreply 322September 11, 2021 9:26 PM

R321 and R322 You are nasty and jealous old bitch. And very boring nad unfunny with that old stupid rat joke.

by Anonymousreply 323September 11, 2021 9:27 PM

Yeah Johnny was so ugly in the 80's...

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by Anonymousreply 324September 11, 2021 9:35 PM

Timothee playing the son of Edward Sissorhands in that Super Bowl ad. I guess being seen as a young Johnny Depp is not such a bad thing. Didn't Johnny have a somewhat long, successful career? Asking for a troll.

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by Anonymousreply 325September 11, 2021 9:46 PM

He has some sort of an obsession with Depp. Fucking his daughter, Edward Scissorhands, and the inevitable Willy Wonka flop.

by Anonymousreply 326September 11, 2021 9:52 PM

Trolls gotta troll...

by Anonymousreply 327September 11, 2021 9:57 PM

Chamalamadingdong's "Doon"?


Absolutely not.

by Anonymousreply 328September 11, 2021 10:02 PM

Dune is the most famous and well received science fiction novel(s) ever written. No one will want to see it....

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by Anonymousreply 329September 11, 2021 10:11 PM

I’m not buying the chemistry with Zendaya. She even admitted that she was only on set for a few days and they’ve never interacted outside of work other than a few exchanges on social media. In one video, you can even see him sort of roll his eyes as they’re forced to take a picture together. Now that the movie is being promoted all over the world, they’re all of a sudden BFFs.

by Anonymousreply 330September 12, 2021 2:13 AM

R330 Didn't he wrote her a big happy birthday post on Instagram a year or two years ago? They must know each other for some time.

by Anonymousreply 331September 12, 2021 4:36 PM

[quote] He has some sort of an obsession with Depp. Fucking his daughter, Edward Scissorhands, and the inevitable Willy Wonka flop.

There's a reason that Life Magazine Willy Wonka issue has Gene Wilder on the cover.

by Anonymousreply 332September 12, 2021 4:58 PM

Sure, R331, he totally wrote it

[quote]happy birthday to one of the most inspiring people I’ve met on my short journey. Someone with the strongest ethical character, and a moral compass that is in harmony with a totally fearless creative abandon. happy birthday @Zendaya , hope your day is beautiful, friend..

by Anonymousreply 333September 12, 2021 6:19 PM

The Grauniad is a hate site, R329. Their movie reviews are as bad as their other claptrap.

by Anonymousreply 334September 13, 2021 3:27 AM

Case in point:

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by Anonymousreply 335September 13, 2021 3:27 AM

Don't post drunk troll, it's unbecoming.

by Anonymousreply 336September 13, 2021 3:29 AM

r324 Chalatroll wishes he looked this good.

by Anonymousreply 337September 13, 2021 4:12 AM

Separated at birth.

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by Anonymousreply 338September 13, 2021 8:06 AM

Chalatroll is a jelly nelly.

by Anonymousreply 339September 13, 2021 8:08 AM

R334 is right about the Graun.

As for their cultural reviews - I stopped paying attention when they gave the disastrous "Crimson Peak" a four- or five-star review because of the production values, and, of course, their partiality for any director who isn't Anglo. Guillermo del Toro is a favourite at the Graun, and the review completely disregarded the film's abysmal script, lack of anything resembling narrative logic, and its comical obliviousness to the rules that go to making a good Gothic story. When I went to see it on first release, the audience was laughing at the ghosts.

Then there was one of the deathless reviews of Pappa Essiedu's Hamlet at the RSC in which no one in the cast had the slightest grasp of iambic pentameter. One of the reviews lamely called the production "spiritually enlightening". I mean, really?

And, of course, no one raised the issue of "cultural appropriation", any more than they did when a large, lumbering black actress played the delicate, historically and verifiably white Queen of England, Anne Boleyn.

The Graun's opinions on any cultural product, like the NY TIMES on anything historical, political, cultural, or social, is viewed entirely through one prism: race.

I stopped reading their opinions long ago. If I hear the Graun liked it, I don't go. If they hated it, I set off immediately for the box office.

by Anonymousreply 340September 13, 2021 1:13 PM

Despite 12 million IG followers and a lot of media hype, the DM article about Keegan Michael Key joining him in the Wonka origin movie got only 20 comments and most of the comments didn't even mention him. Most of the comments were about the film flopping.

by Anonymousreply 341September 14, 2021 12:47 PM

Do you think he’s a self loathing white or does he just have a thing for black guys?

by Anonymousreply 342September 15, 2021 2:27 PM

R342 Who? Why?

by Anonymousreply 343September 15, 2021 5:25 PM

In case you R343 missed the headline, this is a hysterical troll thread. Shock of shocks.

by Anonymousreply 344September 15, 2021 6:57 PM

I guess he has his next gig lined up: guest stint on Curb.

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by Anonymousreply 345September 16, 2021 12:06 AM

Look at how he dresses and tell me he has style

by Anonymousreply 346September 16, 2021 12:40 AM

Scandal! I didn't know The Met Gala was a sidewalk cafe.

by Anonymousreply 347September 16, 2021 12:50 AM

R347 What did you think you were proving with such a stupid comment? I'm not expecting him to walk around in high fashion all the time, but for someone praised for his style, I do expect him to be able to, y'know, dress well.

by Anonymousreply 348September 16, 2021 1:07 AM

Chalatroll never gives up. Oh WHAT is Timmy wearing today? Doing today? Does he REALLY have chemistry with Zendaya?

by Anonymousreply 349September 16, 2021 1:30 AM

Another upset fangirl

by Anonymousreply 350September 16, 2021 2:48 AM

Dune is the one big budget film from this year (well, really last year) that I am interested in seeing.

Way more curious of this than the new 007 or West Side Story.

by Anonymousreply 351September 16, 2021 6:00 AM

R346 What? You don't appreciate a denim vest with flame shorts? Such versatile pieces. If nothing else, they suggest that the wearer has a sense of humor. Certainly gave me a laugh.

by Anonymousreply 352September 16, 2021 7:14 AM

Don't reply to your own posts. It's cheap.

by Anonymousreply 353September 16, 2021 7:17 AM

R353 You're an idiot

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