EXCLUSIVE I am told which will Millennium Pictures will almost certainly release Barry Levinson’azines terrific film “The Humbling” in time for a big Oscar thrust this fall. Places say Millennium, that had thought of selling the rights, has wisely decided to make a operate for it. Al Pacino converts in an absolutely fantastic Oscar-sized performance and Greta Gerwig is quite charming in a boosting role in Levinson’s adaptation of the Philip Roth book.
Audiences in Venice and Greater loved the movie, a comedy completely in the tone involving Levinson’s great “Wag this Dog” and “Rain Man.” At the first The gta screening, the audience couldn’l get enough– and they ended up getting all the humor Levinson in addition to Pacino injected into Roth’utes saga of a cleaned up cranky actor who flees to the land. Broadway star (“Venus in Fur”)? Nina Arianda has a pivotal secondary role and she’s perfect loony, too.
So what will happen? Millennium perseverence up and do a great marketing in addition to PR plan, wear a huge Oscar push in addition to “The Humbling” should do well. If Pacino wants this, he will entertain this Academy voters and they will become delighted. His results is par brilliance. And the movie can be funny and smart– as well as quirky– a delight mainly because it’s completely original. Now get a good Oscar plan together and let’utes see it happen.