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Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Strong, and Anthony Hopkins to Aim for Supporting Categories with ‘Armageddon Time’

Focus Features

Variety has reported that Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Strong, Anthony Hopkins, and Tovah Feldshuh will be vying for the Supporting Actor and Actress categories at the Academy Awards for the movie Armageddon Time.

While Hathaway plays one of the movie’s main characters, Universal moving Michelle Williams to Lead Actress for The Fabelmans made Focus Features consider putting Hathaway in the Supporting category, which she could have a better chance of being nominated for. The actress won an Academy Award in 2013 for her supporting performance as Fantine in Tom Hooper‘s Les Misérables.

Releasing on October 28, the James Gray-directed movie was well-received from movie critics, including our editor-in-chief Joey Magidson who saw the film at Telluride and said that it’s Gray’s most emotional work yet:

“Clearly an autobiographical work, it’s also his most emotional movie. The filmmaker has a lot on his mind, but keeps a strong focus at the same time. For a film that intertwines antisemitism, racism, class status, when your view of the world begins to shift in youth, and even features the Trump family, there’s never a sense that he’s bitten off more than he can chew. If anything, it’s just more material that his excellent cast can sink their teeth into.”

You can read his full review of the movie here and see Armageddon Time in theatres on October 28.

Source: Variety


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Written by Maxance Vincent

Maxance Vincent is a freelance film and TV critic, and a recent graduate of a BFA in Film Studies at the Université de Montréal. He is currently finishing a specialization in Video Game Studies, focusing on the psychological effects regarding the critical discourse on violent video games.

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