For his role in Hillbilly Elegy, Glenn Close was simultaneously nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and Worst Supporting Actress Razzie. The film, directed by Ron Howard and based on JD Vance’s memoir of the same name, stars Close as Bonnie “Mamaw” Vance. With just a 25% score on Rotten Tomatoes, the movie was heavily criticized by critics when it launched on Netflix last year.
Clearly, the Academy is not that tough Hillbilly Elegy as have been the critics. The full list of nominations reveals that Glenn Close was nominated for Best Supporting Actress alongside Maria Bakalova in Borat Post Motion Film, Olivia Colman in The father, Amanda Seyfried in Mankand Yuh-Jung Youn in Threatening.
Along with Close’s nomination, Hillbilly Elegy It is also nominated for Best Makeup and Hairstyling. This honor also marks Close’s eighth Oscar nomination, although he has yet to take home the victory. His Hillbilly Elegy The role has also earned her additional nominations for Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Meanwhile, at this year’s Golden Raspberry Awards, Close is running for worst supporting actress for Hillbilly Elegy with Lucy Hale (Fantasy island), Maggie Q (Fantasy island), Kristen Wiig (Wonder Woman 1984) and Maddie Ziegler (Music). Hillbilly Elegy She’s ready for two more Razzies with Ron Howard nominated for worst director and Vanessa Taylor for worst screenplay.
Close’s distinctive honor of winning Oscars and Razzies for a single role is unusual, but it’s not the first time it’s happened. In 1982, the late actor James Coco was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars and Worst Supporting Actor at the Razzies for his role as Jimmy Perrino in Only when i laugh. Two years later, in 1984, Amy Irving followed suit with Best / Worst Supporting Actress nominations for playing Hadass in Barbra Streisand. Yentl.
Others have earned Oscar and Golden Raspberry Award nominations in the same year, but for different performances. Melissa McCarthy was ready for one of each in 2019 for her roles in Can you forgive me? Y The Happytime murders. Other examples include Sandra Bullock for The blind side Y All about Steve; Alec Baldwin for Cooler Y The cat in the Hat; and Jack Nicholson for A few good men and both Hoffa Y Man problem.
Hillbilly Elegy is based on a true story, inspired by the 2016 memoir of the same name. Alternating between different timelines, the story follows Gabriel Basso as JD Vance, a Yale law student who must return home to his hillbilly family in Ohio after a family emergency. Amy Adams and Glenn Close co-star as JD’s mother and grandmother, respectively. It made its Netflix debut in November, and while it received mostly negative reviews, the movie still has its fans.
The winners of the 93rd Annual Academy Awards will be announced on April 25. You can get more information about the event at ABC.com, and for more information on the Golden Raspberry Awards, you can also visit the official website at Razzies.com.
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