On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

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Re: On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

#2 Post by DarkImbecile » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:54 am

Interestingly, this will be the first feature produced as part of an A24/Apple partnership to provide content for their upcoming streaming service; unknown whether they’ll adopt the Amazon or Netflix approach regarding theatrical exhibitions.

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Re: On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

#3 Post by barryconvex » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:14 am

I really hope this is Jones' breakout role. She's as talented as anyone in Hollywood but for whatever reason, hasn't really gotten the attention she deserves. She has a niche and it could be she's not interested in a J-Law level of recognition but she would still be a welcome sight in some higher profile roles..

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Re: On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

#4 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:30 am

Maybe I've just seen the wrong stuff, but I haven't seen a ton of range from Jones. She's obviously got strong comedic timing and is gorgeous, but has she really had to do much from a dramatic perspective in anything? (phrased in the form of a question because I'm genuinely looking for examples)

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Re: On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

#5 Post by domino harvey » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:12 pm

I thought Celeste and Jesse Forever was one of that year's best films and it's a comedy with a dramatic undercurrent (which she also co-wrote). Rather than her having range, it showed she could carry a movie, which to me is a better metric of optimism for her future roles like this

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Re: On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

#6 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:17 pm

Fair enough. Jennifer Lawrence was the comparison though, and that would demand a lot more than just being a likable lead

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Re: On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

#7 Post by domino harvey » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:23 pm

I have admittedly seen nothing from Jones on the level of Lawrence, but it's not a comparison I would make for most actresses anyways because Lawrence is to my eyes easily one of our best talents, so it's not fair to most others! However, Lawrence has yet to star in a 90s R&B / hip hop nostalgia music video, so there's that small victory in her corner

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Re: On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

#8 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:00 pm

Now completely off topic: I could not believe when re-watching The Office episodes somewhat out of order recently how badly the show got the tone of Jones' character's departure - not only did they not give her the job at corporate that she was shown doing a great job interviewing for, but the show delighted in Jim smugly recalling her telling him that she worked very hard for her career and the next day clearing out of her desk and leaving her job in Scranton. Bad gender politics, bad optics - raw deal all around, man

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Re: On the Rocks (Sofia Coppola, 2020)

#9 Post by domino harvey » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:06 pm

Karen was too good for Jim anyways

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#10 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:16 pm

I married a Pam who evolved into a Karen, there is literally no better evolution path outside of Pokémon. And I'll just sit here being a Kevin until the end

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