Top Weapon: Maverick
For two decades, AARP has actually made a point to cut through all of the silliness that floods theater every year by commemorating what it calls “Films For Adults” with its annual Movies For Adults Awards– with the only thing that makes a film “for adults” being that it does not have superheroes. Seriously, category motion pictures are fine, as you’ll see from this year’s winners, and even cartoon animations are fine considering that Up was chosen in 2010. Hell, Star Wars: The Last Jedi won Finest Image in 2018, that makes sense due to the fact that it’s an ideal film, however you can’t actually argue that there’s something there that is more “for adults” than anything in Black Panther.Anyway, the very best Image winner at this year’s Films For Grown-ups Awards is so definitively”for adults”that they might also hang its jersey from the rafters and rename the award in it’s honor: Top Weapon: Radical. It has no superheroes! It acknowledges the presence of sex! It has fighter jets! The main star is 60 years of ages! It’s a sequel to a movie that you ‘d need to be a grownup to remember seeing in theaters, if you ever saw it at all!Read more That may be among the most apparent options ever made by the Movies For Grownups
Awards, however there are still some cool picks from this year’s winners: Michelle Yeoh won Finest Actress for Whatever All Over At One Time (a movie with grownup styles, even if they exist in a greatly stylized package)and Jamie Lee Curtis won a Profession Achievement award(are the brand-new Halloween movies for adults? They need to be for someone). Baz Luhrmann had a great showing, winning both Finest Director and Best Time Capsule for Elvis, with Best Time Pill seeming like an award that was designed simply for motion pictures like that.Meanwhile, potentially even if of its title, FX’s The Old Guy and star Jeff Bridges won Best television Series and Best Star (TELEVISION). If you wonder, Yellowstone was chosen however didn’t win, perhaps as a preemptive reaction to people who may have a stereotypical view of what grownups like, like how the Oscars will in some cases strongly decline motion pictures that they view as preachy Oscar bait (while paradoxically commemorating films like Green Book, which Movies For Grownups likewise somehow liked). Story continues(Via Variety)More from The A.V. Club Sign up for The A.V. Club’s Newsletter. For the current news, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.Click here to check out the full post.