JWR Articles: Film/DVD - Tom Jones (Director: Tony Richardson) - April 18, 2022

Tom Jones

1.5 1.5
129 min.

Count me out

Oh my! What were they thinking?

Winning Best Picture in 1963 over Lilies of the Field, speaks volumes about “what matters”.

I agree with Hedda Hopper: “The N.Y. critics [and the Academy] should be slashed for choosing Tom Jones.”

But then Rocky (cross-reference below) also won… JWR

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Director - Tony Richardson
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