Today news
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North America's first black multi-billionaire, and she has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history. By 2007, she was sometimes ranked as the most influential woman in the world.
Related News
Daniel Radcliffe Oprah Winfrey Evan Rachel Andy Warhol Pablo Escobar Julianne Nicholson Toby Huss Colombia film weird al yankovic Daniel Radcliffe Oprah Winfrey Evan Rachel Andy Warhol Pablo Escobar Julianne Nicholson Toby Huss Colombia

‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ praised in early reviews: “Daniel Radcliffe in the role he was born to play”

Reading now: 844
www.nme.com

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story has been praised in early reviews following its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.Directed by Eric Appel in his directorial debut, the biographical parody film stars Daniel Radcliffe as ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic and loosely follows the musician’s life and career, while serving as a satire of the biopic genre.Alongside Radcliffe, the film stars Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna, Rainn Wilson as Dr.

Demento, and Toby Huss and Julianne Nicholson as Al’s parents. There’re also depictions of Oprah Winfrey (played by Quinta Brunson), Pablo Escobar (Arturo Castro) and Andy Warhol (Conan O’Brien).In a positive review on Collider, Radcliffe’s performance is praised for its clear affection to the musician. “The greatest joy of Weird: The Al Yankovic Story is watching Radcliffe as ‘Weird Al’, complete with oversized glasses, curly hair, and Hawaiian shirts,” the review reads.“Radcliffe is completely game for… whatever the hell this is, but also shows a true love for Yankovic’s work and career, and a true appreciation for this comedic legend.”Verge is positive on the absurd elements, writing: “What makes it work is how committed the film is to the bit.

It follows the musical biopic formula exactly, but the degree of absurdity just keeps expanding to the point that it doesn’t feel all that out of place when Yankovic eventually becomes an incredibly adept assassin running through the jungles of Colombia.“Radcliffe, in particular, really sells it, playing the in-reality goofy Yankovic with a level of seriousness that’s an ideal fit for a music biopic.”IndieWire is more critical of the film’s second half, which drifts into more conventional territory. “The second half of Weird feels disappointingly.

Read more on nme.com
The website celebsbar.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA