PGA Noms Show Diversity, Not Much Else
Poster collage via Nathaniel at Film Experience.
The Producers Guild announced their top films of 2018 yesterday, and it's not exactly inspiring:
My fave of the group is “Roma” (oddly, the only one whose review isn't up), followed by .... whoosh. Not sure. Maybe “The Favourite”? Then, in no order, “Star,” “Quiet,” “Vice,” Green.“ All have issues but better than ”BlacKkKlansman,“ which has bigger issues. ”Panther“ is an OK superhero flick, ”Rhapsody“ is a below-average music biopic and ”Asians“ is a below-average rom-com.
But it is diverse.
Is that enough? I look at this list and think: weak year. Or maybe I‘ve just been cranky for 12 months.
A year ago, the PGA noms went:
The Big Sick
Call Me By Your Name
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
I would take 5-6 of these over every one of this year's noms save ”Roma."