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Wednesday
Jun112014

Brad Pitt in "Fury"

A behind the scenes look at David Ayer's Fury, which takes place late in World War II and collects a bunch of strong actors (Michael Pena, Logan Lerman, Jon Bernthal, etcetera with Brad Pitt to lead them) for tank duty. Did I underestimate it on my Oscar charts? They're shooting on real film. Good on them. 

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You conveniently ignore Shia!

June 11, 2014 | Unregistered Commenter3rtful

Um...the main character is called Wardaddy, so the aesthetic choices here, frankly, look BAD. It should be brighter, poppier and more cartoony than even Inglourious, building it's aesthetic style around the out there name of it's central character. Based on that NAME, it was never really going to be an Oscar prospect, but these aesthetic choices indicate, to my eyes, flat-out bad filmmaking.

June 11, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

I don't get why Brad Pitt would do *another* WWII-set ensemble film at this point in his career. Surely there are more interesting scripts and challenging projects he could tackle (unless, of course, this is all a Kate Winslet/The Reader-style maneuver to slam-dunk score that elusive Oscar). Hmm...

June 11, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMareko

Michael Pena is SO underrated.

June 11, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAnonny

I think it is a spoiler for supporting actor, maybe screenplay, if anything.

Also, why would it need to be brighter and poppier? It's going for realism, not a cartoon. Weird criticisms. Brad already has his Oscar, unless he is going for an acting one this time around.

June 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRyan

Ryan: WARDADDY. If they're going for grim and gritty realism, CHANGE THAT NAME.

June 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

It's honestly not a big deal haha. If you are going to let that dictate how you feel about an entire film, you might want to take a step back and think about that.

June 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRyan

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