Therese witnesses their argument. The movie begins with various shots of New York in the early 1950's. Therese's boyfriend, Richard, wants her to go to France with him, hoping they will marry, but she is ambivalent about their relationship. Misanthropic miser Ebenezer Scrooge (Tim Curry) is haunted by his deceased business partner, Jacob Marley (Edward Asner). Carol Burnett performs a strip tease to pay for her check while visiting Tijuana, Mexico in Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed. [6] Berwin remained an executive producer on the film. It is a film composed of gestures and glances, its delicacy a veiled promise of abandon. [92], Carol had its world premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. [100] It received a platform release in the country,[101][102][103] expanding from four to sixteen locations on December 11,[104] and then to 180 theaters on December 25,[105] reaching over 520 locations by the weekend of January 8, 2016. [170][171] Lachman was awarded the grand prize for Best Cinematography by the Camerimage International Film Festival. The film received many accolades, including five Golden Globe Award nominations, six Oscar nominations, and nine BAFTA Award nominations; as well as five Dorian Awards and awards from the New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and National Society of Film Critics. [27][46], Another complication emerged when Wasikowska had to drop out because of a scheduling conflict. An aspiring photographer develops an intimate … Carol is a 2015 romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes.The screenplay by Phyllis Nagy is based on the 1952 romance novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (republished as Carol in 1990). "There was a different protocol then, a different etiquette, a different way people related to each other physically", she said. Log in, register or subscribe to save articles for later. To avoid going to court and the likelihood of a public scandal, she tells Harge that he can have custody of Rindy but insists on regular visitation. She's a ghost appropriately, as she should be, in the novel", adding that she was "overwhelmed by the task of trying to come up with the visual equivalent for it structurally. "[224] In Paper magazine, Carey O'Donnell observed that gay romances are only "Oscar surefires" when they use the tragedy-desolation-demise "equation", and that "a depiction of two strong women in love with each other ... seems to still be troubling to many". Many people are not aware of it, but Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is the most-filmed classic story of all time, with over two dozen cinematic renditions. We both have an interest in restraint. Working from a carefully crafted script by Phyllis Nagy, Haynes portrays two people thirstily drinking each other in, while on the outside, they sip tea and cocktails with prim decorum. They decided to show the cut to Harvey Weinstein, who was impressed and endorsed it. "[133] Anita Katz from the San Francisco Examiner said: "Haynes triumphs in his quest to make a sweeping romantic melodrama with social substance at the core. [50][51] The following month, Cory Michael Smith was cast as Tommy, and Jake Lacy as Richard. 18 in retail sales the week of commercial release. [6][10][11] Virginia Catherwood lost custody of her daughter in a high-profile divorce that involved secret tape recordings of her and her female lover. Blanchett, who served as an executive producer through her company Dirty Films,[40] had been involved with the project for "a long time". [90] It includes the original score by Carter Burwell and additional music by The Clovers, Billie Holiday, Georgia Gibbs, Les Paul and Mary Ford, and Jo Stafford. [7][12], London-born, New York-based producer Dorothy Berwin was initially attached to the project in 1996, owning the rights to the novel. At one time he headed a great distribution company. 1 ticket per image; Image not to exceed 4MB; Movie showtime must be within last 14 days to be eligible for points; Please allow some time for your submission to be reviewed. Carol invites Therese to her home in New Jersey. Club said that despite the film having been considered a "lock" for a Best Picture nomination, the omission "shouldn't have been a major shock" given the controversy over Brokeback Mountain's loss a decade earlier. [13] Nagy made the story more enigmatic, pruning some of the backstory in light of a significant early line that Carol says to Therese: "What a strange girl you are, flung out of space. Choose Bucknell, a place where your faculty will inspire you to take bold steps in learning as you innovate, lead, prepare for your career and form friendships for life on our campus in the heart of Pennsylvania. Number 9 Films came on board as a producer in 2011, when Elizabeth Karlsen secured the rights to the novel. It's a human one. March 27, 2019 They then decided to approach Haynes. Carol and Therese turn back. Starring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson & Kyle Chandler. A solstice livestream. One of the non negotiable terms of the distribution agreement, which was a standard term for TWC and Miramax distribution agreements, was an Executive Producer credit for Harvey Weinstein. Moving shots were particularly complicated when they were filtered through windows, rain, dust, and other elements, said Haynes, and the CGI details "had to fit exactly into the vernacular itself, with the grain element and level of distress. Carol reveals she is going to work for a furniture house, and has taken an apartment on Madison Avenue. 'Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! A Christmas Carol (FULL MOVIE); 1:17:22. He's almost OCD about it. [221], At The Advocate, Rebekah Allen argued that "there are those who simply do not want to see a lesbian love story on screen. So I just waited and waited. The film is co-produced by New York-based Killer Films, which joined the project in 2013 after Haynes's collaborator Christine Vachon approached him to direct. "[23], Nagy said it was important that the screenplay be authentic to the early 1950s. Charles Dickens’ classic tale of the stingy Ebenezer Scrooge in a full-length animated musical. "[79] The digital intermediate process was used to achieve a "very specific, slightly spoiled palette". Therese accepts Jack's ride to a party, but finds that she cannot connect with anyone. [195][196] In November 2019, The New York Times named it one of the favorite films of the 2010s, with critic A. O. Scott remarking, "It keeps taking me by surprise. And it could not exist without the extraordinary performances of Blanchett and Mara. They are interrupted by Jack, a colleague who has not seen Therese in months, and Carol departs. Highsmith described the character of Therese as having come "from my own bones". Therese mails them to her using Frankenberg's sales slip with Carol's name and address. Impressively textured, the drama is filled with secret glances and other subtle aspects of forbidden love. He regarded the story, its historical and social context, and collaborating again with Blanchett, as motivations to get involved. [13] Nagy aimed to "focus on the nature of what it's like to fall in love from two points of view", and show the characters "just behaving ... not inhabiting positions. 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", "9 biggest snubs of the 2016 Oscar nominations", "5 myths that prevented 'Carol' from getting a Best Picture nomination", "Oscar Nominations Snub 'Carol,' Idris Elba, 'Star Wars,' Quentin Tarantino And More", "Why Did Carol Get Shut Out of Oscar's Biggest Categories? "[136] Stephen Whitty in the Daily News praised Carol as a "lesbian romance where nobody says the word 'lesbian'.... because this isn't just a lesbian story. The film was pre-sold to them at Cannes five years ago, nearly two years before we finally went into production. After researching the city, she found that it had not changed much in decades, with Ohio also having one of the best film tax incentives in the U.S. Trump is reportedly 'gutted' about losing PGA Championship. Haynes used their works as a visual reference for depicting a "dirty and sagging" New York. [14][15][16] Highsmith had suggested to Nagy that she adapt one of her novels. Get fantastic deals on the popular phones you want. I would talk about that with financiers, and I could see them glaze over. Twelve-year-old Carol is uprooted from New York and taken back to her mother’s remote hometown in Spain to be closer to her father, an American who is fighting in the Civil War. It could not be corrupted by an impulse to indulge in any number of dramatic narrative cliches about guilt concerning one's sexuality or the like. [174][230][231] In an interview with The New York Times, Mara seemed displeased by the decision. [86] Gonçalves said that the initial cut was at two and a half hours, and the final cut ended at 118 minutes. Carol competed for the Palme d'Or at Cannes, where Mara tied with Emmanuelle Bercot for the Best Actress award. Get ready for an adaptation of Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story. "In a weird way what we had was a script, no director, the possibility of Cate and also a fair number of pre-sales that, In a 2018 interview with Cate Blanchett in which she was asked about her experience with Harvey Weinstein and described him as an "unwanted producer", Elizabeth Karlsen explained (in the comments section) his producer credit on the film: "The Weinstein Company were the US distributors of CAROL. "[17] Haynes collaborated with Blanchett on a dramaturgical level. Movie Tags:hotel divorce lgbt 1950s photography. Ebenezer Scrooge, a curmudgeonly, miserly businessman, has no time for sentimentality and largely views Christmas as a waste of time. Carol on the Web:Official Website, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook. [96][97][98] The film premiered in the United Kingdom at the BFI London Film Festival's Gala event on October 14, 2015. [72] The second floor of a now-defunct department store served as the setting for the toy department of the fictional Frankenberg's. [198][199] As of March 10, 2016[update], both the DVD and Blu-ray were no. The website's critical consensus states: "Shaped by Todd Haynes' deft direction and powered by a strong cast led by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, Carol lives up to its groundbreaking source material. Carol Burnett. In August 2016, Delta Air Lines was criticised on social media for airing an in-flight entertainment version of Carol in which the love scenes had been deleted. By Stephanie Bunbury. A young woman in … Disney's A Christmas Carol (2009) Trailer #1: Check out the trailer starring Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, and Colin FirthThough London awaits the joyful arrival of Christmas, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) thinks it's all humbug, berating his faithful clerk and cheerful nephew for their view. [232][233][234] [104] In its fourth weekend, it grossed $338,000, averaging $21,105 per screen, and bringing its U.S. cumulative total to $1.2 million. Marley's ghost is followed by three more spirits from Christmases Past (Whoopi Goldberg), Present (Kath Soucie), and Yet to Come. The following day, in Chicago, Therese learns that Carol has flown home to fight for custody of her daughter, having asked Abby to drive Therese home. During a confrontational meeting in mid-April with divorce lawyers, Carol suddenly admits to the truth of what the tapes contain, and refuses to deny her sexuality. Find the movies showing at theaters near you and buy movie tickets at Fandango. And Mara is flawless ... [it's] a romantic spellbinder that cuts deep. [220] Dorothy Snarker of IndieWire attributed the omissions to the Academy's demographics. In fact it insists on not being that in order to make the point. In the meantime, Carol has been seeing a psychotherapist as a condition of the divorce settlement. Therese declines Carol's invitation to live with her. It took a good 10 years before the rights were free. [159] The film was projected to earn an estimated $218,000 from 16 theaters in its fifth weekend. Haynes was involved in the editing process alongside editor Affonso Gonçalves. Christmas cactus feels limp. [177] The film was nominated for six Independent Spirit Awards and won for Best Cinematography. Real news, curated by real humans. [77][78], Post-production in New York took seven months to complete. "[30] Haynes said that the film is called Carol because the novel "is locked into the subjectivity of the younger woman" and Carol is "really the object of desire in the story." Vachon, Haynes's frequent collaborator, asked if he would be interested, and he received a copy of the screenplay. [235][236][237] Phyllis Nagy replied on Twitter that, in contrast to Delta, American and United Airlines had provided the full theatrical release.[238]. That evening she wrote an eight-page outline, which she developed some weeks later and had completed by 1951. Charles Dickens’ classic tale of the stingy Ebenezer Scrooge in a full-length animated musical. [29][59][61], In December 2013, it was announced that Carol would be filmed in Cincinnati, Ohio, and that production offices would open in early January 2014, with filming expected between mid-March and May. Carol invites Therese to her house in New Jersey for visits. Indeed, EP credits for financiers, sales agents and distributors in key territories is industry standard. The screenplay by Phyllis Nagy is based on the 1952 romance novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (republished as Carol in 1990). With Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns. Karlsen recalled making a film 27 years earlier in Cincinnati, Ohio, that was set in 1950s New York. Carol is a 2015 romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes. Blanchett, a dream walking in Sandy Powell's frocks, delivers a master class in acting. Christmas movies at the drive-in. The producers gave notes on the director's cut, and held some test screenings with friends and acquaintances. Christmas door covers foil. [5][6] It had been inspired by an encounter in 1948 between Highsmith and a blonde woman wearing a mink coat, Mrs. E.R. Then Carol, an elegant blonde, appears across the store floor (the camera floats past Carol, and then reverses back quickly: the camera version of a double-take). [209][210], The omission of Carol from Best Picture and Best Director categories prompted speculation from journalists about the perceived indifference of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences toward female- and LGBT-centred films. Carol calls to apologize and they meet at Therese's apartment, where Carol surprises her with a suitcase containing a gift of a Canon camera and film. After Rindy leaves, a distressed Carol takes Therese to the train station so she can return home. Grossing over $42 million on an $11 million budget, the film was praised for Haynes's direction and the performances of Blanchett and Mara, and was the best-reviewed film of 2015. Do you want to post a feature film? Enjoy! As a period piece, the movie immerses us in 1950s styles and attitudes. Carol calls Frankenberg's to thank the clerk who returned the gloves, and invites Therese to lunch. Leave christmas tree up until epiphany. Over the years, five "proper" drafts materialized. It grossed $231,137, averaging $14,446 per theater. Tumblr for fans of the movie CAROL. She also considered that the successes of the LGBT rights movement in the U.S. may have partly been responsible for the lack of "political urgency" around the film. . 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[105][162] In it sixth weekend, the film made $1.1 million, with a $6,075 average across 180 locations; its U.S. gross was $2.9 million, with $7.8 million worldwide from seven other countries. [54] Carrie Brownstein then joined the cast in the role of Genevieve Cantrell. Carol gazes at Therese with a smile that slowly grows. Stars Carrie Fisher, Emmanuelle Vaugier and Carson Kressley. [63][64][65] Principal photography began on March 12, 2014, at Eden Park in Cincinnati. [101][156] In its second weekend, the film grossed $203,076, with a "robust" average of $50,769 per location, the best of the week, bringing its nine-day cumulative to $588,355. Therese hesitates, before walking towards Carol. Therese creates a portfolio of her photographs and gets a job at The New York Times. Free delivery on millions of items with Prime. [83][84][85] In January 2016, Rooney Mara said that an intimate scene between Therese and Richard had also been deleted. Christmas ornament craft books. [33][34] Carol was scheduled to commence filming in early 2013, until Crowley withdrew due to a scheduling conflict. Close. This is filmmaking done by masters, an experience to savor. By the time Haynes came on board she was "in a much different head space" and signing on was then "a no brainer". [181][182] The film won Best Music from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and was runner-up for Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Production Design. [219] Richard Lawson of Vanity Fair said that although its "themes of passion and heartache may be universal" the film may be "too gay", speaking "in a vernacular that, I'd guess, only queer people are fully fluent in." A Christmas Carol Trailer Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, wha [215] Nico Lang of The A.V. “Carol,” like virtually every other movie Mr. Haynes has directed, is a period film, almost fetishistically precise in its recreation of the look and sound of the past. [184] Haynes and Lachman also received the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Director and Best Cinematography. Tumblr for fans of the movie CAROL. Their first interaction is business-like, but in reality it is a flirtatious scene, pierced with the thrill of danger. [4][3] In the United Kingdom, the film earned £540,632 ($812,000) in its opening weekend from 206 screens, ranking Number seven of the top ten films for the weekend. "We were able to keep that restraint going". It was just a paring-down process, which all movies do. [29][73][74][75] Filming was completed after 34 days on May 2, 2014. Following the deadly Capitol riot last week, President Trump has faced defiance from his own vice president and Republican lawmakers, a slew of resignations within his administration, getting booted from his favorite method of mass communication, and a looming congressional impeachment. Carol tells Therese that she is meeting associates in the Oak Room, and that if she changes her mind they can have dinner. "There's an element of, something aloof ... something unsettled about [her], that puts Therese and these new feelings ... on edge throughout much of the film". [Lachman] is, for us, a master and [Carol] is a masterpiece. [183] The National Society of Film Critics awarded Haynes Best Director and Lachman Best Cinematography. . A beautiful holiday movie originally broadcasted by Hallmark Channel. On the second night of the trip, Therese meets a traveling salesman, Tommy Tucker. In this modern-day spin on "A Christmas Carol," ruthless tycoon Carol Huffman is visited by the ghost of her old boss on Christmas Eve to help her change her heartless ways. [187][188] It was awarded the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film – Wide Release. And still do, to this day, actually. [157] In its third weekend at the four locations, Carol earned $147,241, averaging $36,810, the highest for the third week in a row. Todd Haynes serves their romance as a restorative cocktail, adding splashes of color to a repressive Eisenhower era, when love was often seen in black-and-white. He added that the lack of "gushing melodrama" put the film at a disadvantage. "[222] Trish Bendix of AfterEllen said that the Best Picture snub was a "reminder of the patriarchal society we continue to live in, where films that create a space for women to live happily without men and without punishment will not be rewarded. Carol is the most beautiful movie of the year This swooning love story charts a relationship between two women in 1950s New York. [48][231], In January 2016, ABC rejected a prime time commercial featuring a snippet of the nude scene between Carol and Therese, which caused The Weinstein Company to re-edit the television trailer. Its per-theater average of $63,378 was the third-largest of 2015. A christmas carol cartoon full movie youtube. At Therese's recommendation, Carol purchases a model train set instead. I film, le sale, i cinema di tutta Italia. In sly and subversive fashion, Haynes is laying bare the tensions in a society that refuses to acknowledge 'difference' of any sort. [225] David Ehrlich of Rolling Stone wrote that the film's "patience and precision" did not conform to Academy tastes, but its legacy "will doubtlessly survive this year's most egregious snub". She enlisted then-playwright Phyllis Nagy to write the screenplay on the recommendation of her London agent. [Haynes and I] are of a similar mind, of similar influences ... he understood exactly that we were going for something almost entirely subtextual, and that it required bravery and a resistance to over-explication.". Of these, many people consider the 1951 British Production starring Alastair Sim to be the very best film of this classic story. [169] Carol was the "overall favorite" on IndieWire's critics' poll of the best films and performances from the New York Film Festival, topping the Best Narrative Feature, Best Director, Best Lead Performance (Blanchett and Mara), Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematography categories. Two hands christmas helping site. ; Ernest Saves Christmas: Every '80s and '90s kid who grew up loving Ernest's comedic shows will remember this 1989 Christmas film. "[22] Nagy and Haynes were determined not to make "an agenda film" or a "look how far we've come" film. The next morning, they discover that Tucker is actually a private investigator hired by Harge to obtain evidence against Carol. Find movie times and local Theaters info, buy movie tickets, watch movie trailers, read movie reviews. [152][153] Carol had grossed $4.0 million in the UK as of April 3, 2016[update]. [190] The American Film Institute selected Carol as one of its ten Movies of the Year. "They were very agenda or issue driven, and this was not. Meanwhile, Carol is going through a difficult divorce from her husband, Harge. "[131] Mark Kermode wrote in The Guardian: "This superb adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1952 novel The Price of Salt doesn't put a foot wrong. Carol had been in development since 1997, when Nagy wrote the first draft of the screenplay. It featured prominently in several "best of" film lists. 63 talking about this. Therese heads to the Oak Room. 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