The NOMCAST - Pieces of a Woman Review w/ film critic Amy Smith (Film For Thought, InSession Film)
Netflix is officially competing against itself in Best Actress! In this episode, we review the latest Awards Play drama from Netflix, PIECES OF A WOMAN, starring Vanessa Kirby ("The Crown", Mission: Impossible - Fallout), Ellen Burstyn (Requiem For A Dream, The Exorcist), Molly Parker ("House of Cards"), & the controversial Shia LaBeouf (Honey Boy, Peanut Butter Falcon, Transformers).
Host Andrew Morgan (@jokesondrew) & special guest film critic Amy Smith (Film For Thought, InSession Film) discuss Kirby's preparation for role, her chances at winning Best Actress in an incredible stacked field of nominees, Ellen Burstyn's Oscar chances in Best Supporting, Shia's LaBeouf's legal/criminal issues clouding the film's success, & much more.
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PIECES OF A WOMAN is an emotionally charged tragedy that deals with loss, grief, & mourning. From Executive Producer Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas, Taxi Driver, The Irishman) & creative team Kornel Mundruczo & Kata Weber, the film centers around a young mother who suffers an unfathomable loss during a home birth gone wrong. We witness her year of suffering & mourning that fractures relationships with loved ones as she attempts to pick up the pieces of her shattered life.