The Last Duel (2021)

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Driver's look is perfect. Looks like he stepped out of a painting from that time

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driver looks like someone she would tell you not to worry about

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zaddy affleck back at it again

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Talking about his recent work with Scott, he says, “Recently, it’s been pretty simple because Ridley doesn’t like to shoot nights and it’s pretty organized and comfortable, ten hour days–he just doesn’t want to work any longer. The movie that I did, The Last Duel, I have huge hopes for. I haven’t seen the final film––he’s going to show it to us here––[but] I saw half of the film cut because we had to stop because of COVID. So I saw half of that, and it was very long and it was just so powerful, knowing we still have to shoot the second half of the film.”

He added, “It’s the story of a 14th-century rape, it’s like Rashomon, from three different perspectives: the perspective of husband, the rapist, and the final is the perspective of the wife. It’s 14th century going to [themes of] the 21st century. It has a very contemporary resonance and the performances are phenomenal. Matt Damon is like you’ll never recognize him and Adam Driver and Jodie Comer; she doesn’t even know how famous she’s going to be, absolutely phenomenal. She was in this TV show Killing Eve. And Ben Affleck, in a supporting role. It’s very powerful. I think it’s my best work, photographically [speaking]. It’s very dark, but it’s beautiful.”
Absolutely can't wait for this !!

I have a feeling that Ridley Scott is going to make a big comeback with his next two projects.

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I'm not sure he needs a "comeback". He has become a definition of a hit and miss director in this century and I doubt this trend will change. For every Covenant, you get a Prometheus; for every Good Year, you get American Gangster; for every Exodus, you get The Martian; for every Kingdom of Heaven you get... the Director's Cut :P ; and for every The Counselor... ok, that one was super terrible :P But in general you just take the bad with the good because when it's good it's worth it and you just hope that the next one is one of the better ones.

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you summed it up so well lol

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LelekPL wrote:
April 6th, 2021, 5:14 am
I'm not sure he needs a "comeback". He has become a definition of a hit and miss director in this century and I doubt this trend will change. For every Covenant, you get a Prometheus; for every Good Year, you get American Gangster; for every Exodus, you get The Martian; for every Kingdom of Heaven you get... the Director's Cut :P ; and for every The Counselor... ok, that one was super terrible :P But in general you just take the bad with the good because when it's good it's worth it and you just hope that the next one is one of the better ones.
And I mean much of this os linked to the sheer volume of his output. I was a big fan of Raised by Wolves, his hbo scifi series. Good stuff, he produced/developed it and I think directed the pilot. At this point, Scott has made so many great films he has secured his place in film history.

scott is a journeyman. he doesn't philosophize he cranks em out cause that's his job.

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