WATCH AT HOME!
Film Bitch History
Oscar History
Welcome

The Film Experience™ was created by Nathaniel R. Gemini, Cinephile, Actressexual. All material herein is written and copyrighted by Nathaniel or a member of our team as noted.

Powered by Squarespace
Don't Miss This!

Weekend Box Office
What did you see?

Comment Fun

Supporting Actress Smackdown of 1960
Shirley x 2, Janet, Mary, and Glynis. Who gets your vote?

"Janet Leigh should've won, but I feel like the fact that she was even nominated for that movie might've been a victory in itself." - Philip H.

"How great is it considering this was 59 years ago that three of these ladies are still with us and the two Shirleys are working on a semi regular basis." - Joel6 


Keep TFE Strong

We're looking for 500... no 461 Patron SaintsIf you read us daily, please be one.  Your suscription dimes make an enormous difference. Consider...

I ♥ The Film Experience

THANKS IN ADVANCE

Interviews

LULU WANG on The Farewell

 

recent

Ritesh Batra (Photograph)
Schmidt & Abrantes (Diamantino)
Wanuri Kahiu (Rafiki)
Jia Zhang-ke (Ash is Purest White)

What'cha Looking For?
Subscribe
« Podcast: Cannes + Oscar + Listener Questions | Main | West Side Story Casting Pt 2: "When you're a Jet, you're a Jet all the way" »
Monday
Apr222019

Beauty vs Beast: Pre Endgame

Jason Adams from MNPP here with this week's "Beauty vs Beast" -- a little movie called Avengers: Endgame will be hitting a couple of screens this weekend (we count Thursday nights are "the weekend" now in blockbuster world) with the blunt force of a megaton bomb; this time next week it'll be nothing but breathless box office masticating and eulogies for the fallen. So today, in the ever so brief calm before that oblivion, let's look back at last year's Infinity War appetizer and face down the great big goof heard round the galaxy -- that time Peter Quill aka Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) let his emotions get the best of him and let Thanos (Josh Brolin) live to snap another day... 

 

PREVIOUSLY While every week is a good week to be Emma Thompson Week last week we made it official in honor of her 60th birthday, and the Merchant Ivory character to top them all turned out to be, with 68% of your vote, Margaret from Howard's End. Said Marsha Mason:

"Remains of the Day is the better film imo, but her performance in Howards End sticks with me a little more."

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments (31)

Star-Lord/Chris Pratt's shtick has gotten increasingly dull since GOTG 1. Plus Thanos is right.

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterSawyer

I want Thanos to kill them all so Marvel can just die already.

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterSuzanne

Ditto what Suzanne said. And fuck Star-Lord

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterBVR

I am a Star-Lord defender. Who among us wouldn't want revenge if you could not longer sleep with Zoe Saldana?

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterBen

Sawyer: Hi, anyone who thinks Thanos is right is a nearly irredeemable jackass. Wanting Thanos to win because they're tired with the genre or Marvel Studios' take on the genre (as much as I'm definitely not in the former camp, I'm getting there in terms of the latter camp) is, at least, not psychotically amoral.

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

Volvagia - Are you okay?

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterbeyaccount

Just like Jennifer Lawrence ran circles around him in Passengers, Brolin literally ran galaxies around him.

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterTom G.

beyaccount: Yeah, just "Thanos is right" is just one of those "I am so tired" opinions.

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

One of my pet peaves: Not only do Thursdays now count as the weekend for box office reciepts, but it went from Thursday at midnight (which I could see, since that would actually make it Friday morning) to Thursday at 7 PM and somehow Thursday is not reported as a day unto itself. It's rolled into Friday.

With that said, I'm one of those contrary people who still loves Chris Pratt. His days on Everwood and Parks and Recreation have afforded him a lot of good will with me even if lately he seems to really be living up to his last name.

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterTommy Marx

Star-Lord. And Volvagia is correct: Anyone who says 'Thanos was right' is a jackass.

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterPoliVamp

“Why not just double the resources?” “......*snaps fingers*”

April 22, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterkris01

I'll second that Suzanne

April 23, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterKl

Instead of watching this I would rather see "Shazam" again

April 23, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterJaragon

But yeah Star Lord all the way!

April 23, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterJaragon

Sorry, rereading my comments I took it too far. I am planning my own blog so that my comments don’t get overlong and super tangential as I am wont to do. I see derailing comment sections is not in the spirit of things.

April 24, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

Volvagia, for true self contemplation and a desire to grow as a commenter and a person, Condragulations you are the winner of this week’s challenge.

April 24, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterKirk

i like this article. And you can visit to my website https://kilausenja.com/

April 28, 2019 | Unregistered Commentermegan

Yeahh i like thanos. He's cool :D

Don't forget to visit my website Aminama.com

April 28, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterAminama

very inspiring https://matakaca.com/

April 28, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterkakthowill

mush to know, how can do articles?
i have the answer to your problem.

let u see, in my website
samlaga.com

April 29, 2019 | Unregistered Commentergalahakam

verry inspiring!
my proud : Browncage.com

April 30, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterbrowncage

disini kita bisa belajar secara online diwebsite mikiroo.com

May 2, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterstudy online

Very Nice
Inspiring Me to write More than
don Forget to keep us on
https://kaimasa.com

May 22, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterkaimasa

good review about "end game", you can also visit my website blog bisnis

July 6, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterzalan

please kindly check ejakata for more information. There's some info about DIY and many tips for you

July 6, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterolak

please check kilausenja.com for more information.

July 7, 2019 | Unregistered Commentermegan

you can know about islam more at https://ngomongdikit.com/

July 7, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterfazaiza

Very nice! Please check tabbayun.com

July 10, 2019 | Unregistered Commenternadiazhr

nice information, visit my website Dinding Kaca

July 17, 2019 | Unregistered Commentersyara

nice information, visit my website

July 17, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterBarokahketik

An amazing information site phenomenon. stop by the eyes of the world.
matakaca.com

July 19, 2019 | Unregistered Commenterkakthowill

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>