There’s no denying Olivia Wilde can direct the hell out of a movie. And with her latest behind-the-camera effort
“Don’t Worry Darling,” the actress turned filmmaker constructs a sexy and suspenseful thriller.
It’s a film that should resonate with moviegoers, who may show up to check out an easy-on-the-eyes ensemble that includes Florence Pugh, Harry Styles and Chris Pine.
However, like most popcorn thrillers, the chances of the Academy checking the film off on their ballots is as farfetched as the movie’s attempt to make Harry Styles look unattrac
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The end product is a smorgasbord of high octane thrillers, similar to “Gone Girl” (2014), which landed a single nom for its leading actress Rosamund Pike.
Pugh, a previous nominee for “Little Women,” has the showiest role as a suburban wife who begins to doubt her reality, and and there will champions for her, but the script’s
Any Oscar love is likely to come for Arianne Phillips’s glamorous costumes and cinematographer Matthew Libatique’s sensuous framing.
The ensemble is full of talented performers and A-list stars. Pine executes the best work of the supporting cast as a mysterious guru-like figure, while Styles shows he can act.The
And Wilde doesn’t just show she’s the real deal as a director. She reminds viewers that she’s a great actress when given the the right role.