Hollywood Insider - News Entertainment & Culture

Substance & Meaningful Entertainment

Against Gossip & Scandal

Independent Media Network

Global Stories From Local Perspective

Factual Culture News

The Hollywood Insider Don’t Look Up Review

Photo: ‘Don’t Look Up’

 Adam McKay brilliantly proves that ignorance is far from bliss. In fact, it goes so far to reflect a twisted determination to simply look away from the disastrous effects our planet faces if global warming is casually pushed aside. Of course, the screenplay is bearable thanks to the satirical undertones that inject necessary levity. ‘Don’t Look Up’ echoes the real-life climate crisis that remains snubbed by politicians and frivolous billionaires who have the means to manifest positive change. It captures the essence of nonfictional anxiety and is the perfect metaphor for global warming through the eyes of political mayhem. The film premiered in theaters on December 10th, and it is everything we could hope for when a meteor shower of stars collides to capture the selective ignorance of our current social climate.

Related article: EXCLUSIVE: ‘Dune’ Full Commentary, Reactions, Making Of – Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac

Related article: ‘No Time to Die’ Full Commentary, Behind the Scenes & Reactions, Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Bond

Related article: ‘No Time to Die’ Royal Premiere & Reactions – Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux & More

Related article: ‘Halloween Kills’ Full Commentary & Reactions, Behind the Scenes – Jamie Lee Curtis & More

Related article: The Hollywood Insider’s CEO Pritan Ambroase: “The Importance of Venice Film Festival as the Protector of Cinema”

On the heels of the wildly successful remake of ‘West Side Story’ and the premiere of ‘House of Gucci,’ ‘Don’t Look Up’ is shaping up to be the movie of the year and will undoubtedly rack up multiple nominations for the upcoming award season. There’s no surprise Adam McKay concocted the perfect recipe for yet another visionary triumph. He had us with Meryl Streep for President of the United States. We also have the legendary Leonardo DiCaprio and the dynamic expertise of Jennifer Lawrence and of course, the masterful Cate Blanchett. ‘Don’t Look Up’ is the perfect balance between impending doom and comedic timing. 

 A Little Context on the Filmmakers and Stars

Don’t Look Up’ premiered on December 10 in theaters with a Netflix release on December 24. The film is derived from the wildly imaginative and elusive mind of Adam McKay who consistently produces cinematic masterpieces that are weaved with satirical truths masterly retells the fabric of our societal errors.

For those of you familiar with McKay’s work, there’s no doubt that the film is merely just a star-studded collaboration. The actors chosen for this film have proven track records of their comedic timing while mastering dramatic narratives. DiCaprio’s twisted character in ‘Django Unchained’ and Lawrence’s flawed portrayal of Tiffany in ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ are just two examples amongst many. This goes without saying, Streep’s resume that extends from ‘Sophie’s Choice’ to ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ is a talent uniquely tethered to Streep’s versatility. 

Related article: MUST WATCH – The Hollywood Insider’s CEO Pritan Ambroase’s Love Letter to Black Lives Matter – VIDEO

Subscribe to The Hollywood Insider’s YouTube Channel, by clicking here.

‘Don’t Look Up’ – A Film About the End of the World that Feels a Little Too Real

“We’ve all seen movies where the world’s going to end and everyone gets their act together and they save the world, whether it’s a Marvel movie, Armageddon, Deep Impact, dozens of others. I thought, we need to laugh. We’re so pulverized and overwhelmed by these times,” Adam McKay said in an interview with Deadline. Thankfully, the film is a far cry from the traditional end of the world narratives and speaks to the current attitude people influence having too much to say without saying enough. That is, there’s a vague perpetuation of global warming and how the people in power actively waste their power to dramatically improve our planet’s state of being. McKay mirrors the anxiety of those who rely on scientific knowledge rather than disinformation spread across social media. It also mimics the social capital of celebrities like Ariana Grande by featuring Ariana Grande in the film to raise money for a “We Are the End of the World Fundraiser.”

Jennifer Lawrence plays Kate, an astronomy graduate student with Leonardo DiCaprio plays Randall, her professor at Michigan State University. They manage to present their data to President Orleans who uses this information to merely improve her political ratings and her image. Jonah Hill perfectly plays the President’s son who is absolutely clueless and consistently fails to prove otherwise. He happens to be her chief-of-staff. Timothée Chalamet makes a sudden appearance in the 2 hours and 25 minutes long movie with a role that becomes significant to the film’s conclusion. 

Related article: Why Queen Elizabeth II Is One Of The Greatest Monarchs | Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of United Queendom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland (Video Insight)

Limited Time Offer – FREE Subscription to The Hollywood Insider

Click here to read more on The Hollywood Insider’s vision, values and mission statement here – Media has the responsibility to better our world – The Hollywood Insider fully focuses on substance and meaningful entertainment, against gossip and scandal, by combining entertainment, education, and philanthropy.

Look to the Stars

“He never lost heart or confidence in this vision that he had for this thing, which was to make an atmosphere as free as possible for everybody — just go nuts and do what you want. But with a deadly serious intent,” Meryl Streep, who stars in this anticipated dramedy, in an interview with The New York Times. Fittingly so, Streep plays the President of the United States. Unfortunately, it’s fictional. Either way, Streep wanted to create a complicated vision for her character, President Orleans, as a woman who thrives on power and influence. Streep recalled her vision for her character, “…as someone whose elderly husband had a lot of money, and she got rid of him, and it was in California so she got half. She had no real agenda except to have and retain power, and when she got there, she just realized that the job was pretty easy.”

In a dream world, Meryl Streep would be the person the country turns to in times of crisis. However, her portrayal of President Orleans may force you to think otherwise. Her character doubles down on the warnings Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence present to her. The astronomical duo takes their findings to media outlets that includes a peppy morning show with two hosts who evade the catastrophic evidence and somehow DiCaprio’s character becomes the professor everyone wants to be with. That’s what makes this film deliciously great, it is incomparably relatable and realistic

Related article: The Hollywood Insider’s CEO Pritan Ambroase: “The Importance of Venice Film Festival as the Protector of Cinema”

Related article: The Masters of Cinema Archives: The Hollywood Insider Pays Tribute to ‘La Vie En Rose’, Exclusive Interview with Director Olivier Dahan

Related article: – Want GUARANTEED SUCCESS? Remove these ten words from your vocabulary| Transform your life INSTANTLY

Why You Should Watch

By now, film lovers are quite familiar with Adam McKay’s successful résumé– the genius behind ‘Vice,’ ‘The Big Short,’ and yes, ‘Anchorman,’ among many others. His experience of working on ‘Saturday Night Light’ is evident through the unexpected comedic turns many of his films undertake, including enthralling dramas that are thankfully soothed by unrivaled comedy. McKay is credited as the producer for the beautifully written Shakespearean-esque, ‘Succession.

Only Adam McKay could harvest real-life and collective trauma following a worldwide lockdown that became an emotionally exhausting quarantine. Many have become disillusioned by natural disasters while others have become enlightened to the warnings scientists are desperately trying to share with the general public. ‘Don’t Look Up’ casts a light on the ridiculousness of ignorance and dangers of choosing to ignore problems that have solutions.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Tyler Perry

Screenplay: Adam McKay, David Sirota

By Gina Michele Yaniz

Click here to read The Hollywood Insider’s CEO Pritan Ambroase’s love letter to Black Lives Matter, in which he tackles more than just police reform, press freedom and more – click here.

An excerpt from the love letter: The Hollywood Insider’s CEO/editor-in-chief Pritan Ambroase affirms, “The Hollywood Insider fully supports the much-needed Black Lives Matter movement. We are actively, physically and digitally a part of this global movement. We will continue reporting on this major issue of police brutality and legal murders of Black people to hold the system accountable. We will continue reporting on this major issue with kindness and respect to all Black people, as each and every one of them are seen and heard.

Just a reminder, that the Black Lives Matter movement is about more than just police brutality and extends into banking, housing, education, medical, infrastructure, etc. We have the space and time for all your stories. We believe in peaceful/non-violent protests and I would like to request the rest of media to focus on 95% of the protests that are peaceful and working effectively with positive changes happening daily. Media has a responsibility to better the world and The Hollywood Insider will continue to do so.”

Ways to support Black Lives Matter Movement to end systemic racism

More Interesting Stories From The Hollywood Insider

Want GUARANTEED SUCCESS? Remove these ten words from your vocabulary| Transform your life INSTANTLY

Compilation: All James Bond 007 Opening Sequences From 1962 Sean Connery to Daniel Craig

Do you know the hidden messages in ‘Call Me By Your Name’? Find out behind the scenes facts in the full commentary and In-depth analysis of the cinematic masterpiece

A Tribute To The Academy Awards: All Best Actor/Actress Speeches From The Beginning Of Oscars 1929-2019 | From Rami Malek, Leonardo DiCaprio To Denzel Washington, Halle Berry & Beyond | From Olivia Colman, Meryl Streep To Bette Davis & Beyond

In the 32nd Year Of His Career, Keanu Reeves’ Face Continues To Reign After Launching Movies Earning Over $4.3 Billion In Total – “John Wick”, “Toy Story 4”, “Matrix”, And Many More

don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up, don’t look up 

Website It Up