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  • Across the River and Into the Trees

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  • All Quiet in the Western Front

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  • Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

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  • Avatar 2

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  • Blonde

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  • Bones & All

    2 10.00%
  • The Burial

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  • Call Jane

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  • Carmen

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  • Corner Office

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  • Crimes of the Future

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  • Every Note Played

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  • Fair Fight

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  • Flamin' Hot

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  • The Good Nurse

    1 5.00%
  • The Greatest Beer Run Ever

    2 10.00%
  • Happening

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  • Jerry and Marge Go Large

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  • The Killer

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  • Killers of the Flower Moon

    18 90.00%
  • Lady Chatterley's Lover

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  • Living

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  • Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

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  • My Policeman

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  • Next Goal Wins

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  • The Northman

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  • Le Otto Montagne

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  • Persuasion

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  • The Pale Blue Eye

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  • Poor Things

    9 45.00%
  • Red, White and Water

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  • She Said

    6 30.00%
  • Spaceman of Bohemia

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  • The Son

    17 85.00%
  • Spoiler Alert

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  • Text for You

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  • Three Thousand Years of Longing

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  • The Whale

    6 30.00%
  • White Noise

    7 35.00%
  • Wicked

    0 0%
  • Women Talking

    16 80.00%
  • The Wonder

    1 5.00%
  • The Zone of Interest

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  • Other

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Thread: Best Adapted Screenplay. April 2022

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    Best Adapted Screenplay. April 2022

    New season starts after another ends. So this is the list from the new names entering the race.
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    Adapted Screenplay

    ERIC ROTH (7: 1)
    - Killers of the Flower Moon (Apple TV+/Paramount)

    CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON (3: 2) & FLORIAN ZELLER (1: 1)
    - The Son (SPC)

    SARAH POLLEY (1: 0)
    - Women Talking (MGM)

    REBECCA LENKIEWICZ
    - She Said (Universal)

    MARTIN MCDONAGH (4: 1)
    - The Banshees of Inisherin (Searchlight) / ***Moonlight’s situation - work from unproduced play from Aran Islands trilogy?***

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    The Whale (A24)
    White Noise (Netflix)
    Poor Things (Searchlight)
    Next Goal Wins (Searchlight)
    All Quiet on the Western Front (Netflix)

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    Killers of the Flower Moon - Eric Roth (Apple TV+)
    Poor Things - Yorgos Lanthimos (Searchlight)
    The Son - Florian Zeller & Christopher Hampton (Sony Pictures Classics)
    White Noise - Noah Baumbach (Netflix)
    Women Talking - Sarah Polley (MGM/UA)

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    For a screenwriter I don’t think is that great Eric Roth certainly stacks up the nominations

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    1. The Son
    2. Killers of the Flower Moon
    3. Poor Things
    4. Women Talking
    5. The Greatest Beer Run Ever

    (The Banshee of Inisherin Adapted?)

    6. Living
    7. The Whale
    8. Lady Chatterley's Lover
    9. The Batman
    10. White Noise
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    I've read a few of these texts already.

    Do not underestimate The Wonder. The story is good and Leilo and his co-writer are very talented.

    But especially do not underestimate The Pale Blue Eye. While the book itself suffers from an overload of purple prose, the story and characters are positively brilliant. The final act, in particular, is ballsy, surprising and impactful. Mystery crowd's gonna adore this provided Cooper doesn't fuck it up. Author Bayard handed him a potential genre classic on a silver platter.


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    Killers of the Flower Moon
    Women Talking
    The Son
    The Banshees of Inisherin
    She Said

    Poor Things
    White Noise
    The Whale
    Next Goal Wins
    All Quiet on the Western Front

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    Across the River and Into the Trees
    All Quiet in the Western Front
    Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
    Avatar 2
    Blonde

    Bones & All
    The Burial
    Call Jane
    Carmen
    Corner Office
    Crimes of the Future
    Every Note Played
    Fair Fight

    Flamin' Hot
    The Good Nurse
    The Greatest Beer Run Ever
    Happening
    Jerry and Marge Go Large
    The Killer
    Killers of the Flower Moon
    Lady Chatterley's Lover
    Living
    Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
    My Policeman

    Next Goal Wins
    The Northman
    Le Otto Montagne
    Persuasion
    The Pale Blue Eye
    Poor Things
    Red, White and Water
    She Said
    Spaceman of Bohemia

    The Son
    Spoiler Alert
    Text for You

    Three Thousand Years of Longing
    The Whale
    White Noise
    Wicked
    Women Talking
    The Wonder
    The Zone of Interest

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    Poor Things has all the makings of a winner, the book has a pretty unique structure, its dialogue heavy and leans comedic which they seem to love in screenplay.

    White Noise was totally not my cup of tea as a book but I could see it working better as an adaptation. Looooots of dialogue (way too much in the book imo) about philosophical stuff.

    The Wonder is a straightforward novel.. not sure I see that getting in unless the movie is a massive player.

    Still have to read Women Talking.

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    18 contenders:

    All Quiet in the Western Front
    Bones & All
    The Burial
    Flamin' Hot
    The Greatest Beer Run Ever
    Happening
    Jerry and Marge Go Large
    The Killer
    Killers of the Flower Moon
    Living
    Next Goal Wins
    Le Otto Montagne
    The Pale Blue Eye
    Poor Things
    The Son
    Three Thousand Years of Longing
    The Whale
    White Noise

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