Here are some photos of Renee Zellweger at the TIFF premiere of Judy, the movie about the last year of Judy Garland’s life. For the premiere, Renee wore this buttony Ulyana Sergeenko dress which… I mean, the Duchess of Cambridge would love this, right? It feels very Kate. It feels very Renee too. Not my vibe, but whatever.
Anyway, I’ve been waiting to see what the critical reaction to Judy would be, because I was judging it harshly from the photos and the first trailer. The photos of Renee in Judy-drag are horrendous, and the trailer seemed… awful, to me at least. But apparently critics at TIFF love the movie and they’re trying to make “Renee has Oscar buzz for playing Judy Garland” into a thing. Really?? Really:
Renée Zellweger and cast receive a standing ovation after the screening of #JudyTheFilm at #TIFF19. pic.twitter.com/zRMsH9u2gu
— Judy (In Theaters Sept 27) (@JudyTheFilm) September 11, 2019
Critics seem to be uniformly raving about Renee’s performance in particular, especially since she carries the film and it’s all about JUDY of course. Whatever. If she wins an Oscar for …read more