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Exclusive: “There’s a reason Marty is not hysterical”: Jason Bateman Explains the Reflexive Calm of His ‘Ozark’ Character

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“There’s a reason Marty is not hysterical”: Jason Bateman Explains the Reflexive Calm of His ‘Ozark’ Character

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Ozark is known for the surprises it constantly unravels and the mysteries it creates at the beginning, only to later carefully untie them towards the end of the season. the show has 32 Emmy nominations, a loyal audience and worldwide critical acclaim. The sincerity they put into their work oozes out in every pocket of the show. The intricacy and the details that went into the character arcs were so defined. It was clear that the makers behind it are no “normies”. The story with so many paths crossing was sure not an easy one to write. Yet, when it came out on the screen, it was nothing short of perfect. But what really made the difference was Jason Bateman’s Marty Byrde.

Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde in Ozark

Marty brought his family to the Ozarks from Chicago. He has, in front of him, a daughter whose life was snatched from her and a wife whose questions he can’t answer. His belief that money will calm everything comes true when the rest of his family eventually joins the family business.

Despite all the chaos, he maintains a calm composure in the most intense of situations like him catching his wife having sex on camera. He is the epitome of practicality and runs everything through his rational brain. Jason Bateman‘s act as Marty is so deliberate but looks just as natural. One can only tell this because of Jason’s rather jolly persona in real life is nothing like Marty.

Marty Byrde feels disciplinary yet warm like the father figure he is. He is that one character that’s predictable, rational and makes viewers feel safe while watching a show that’s going berserk every moment. He is grounded and loyal, sharp yet generous. As the series closed, he became one of the favorite characters and Jason, in turn, an actor widely appreciated for his performance. However, that wasn’t always the case.

ALSO READ: “It’s hurtful, I think, probably right?”: Jason Bateman on Jimmy Fallon’s Impression of Marty Byrde From Ozark

A stinging review on Marty after the first season

Jason was confident about how important Marty was for Ozark and was consistent with Marty’s character throughout. However, a New York Times film critic Mike Hale once wrote a negative review right after the first season premiered, calling Marty “boring” and “a guy you see at the airport when you buy a ticket.” Tables, of course, turned on the critic after Ozark spread wide and praise came from all four directions.

This review didn’t discourage Jason or made him change how he portrayed Marty. Instead, season after season, we peeled layers of Marty, until one day his cool demeanor is no longer. Speaking about Marty’s character, Jason said, “There’s a reason Marty is not hysterical because he’s the center of all the madness. I knew why I was playing it like that and where I was going with it and how that, hopefully, is going to be satisfying by the time we get to the end of the season and the end of the series.

The way Jason subtly became Marty couldn’t have been easy. From a casual walk and the way he drives to how he doesn’t react to tough situations, is all an evidence of how in depth Marty’s character was written to be. And the beauty Jason enacted it with. Watch him in some of the final episodes of the show.

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Exclusive: Martin Scorsese’s Classic Where Robert De Niro Took Over Al Pacino and Ray Liotta Refused Batman Makes Way to Netflix – TalkOfNews.com

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Martin Scorsese is the master of his craft. No other filmmaker in the world comes even close to the filmography of the Academy award-winning director. His films have not only stood the test of time but somehow gotten better over time. And many of his great films are in collaboration with his dear friend Robert De Niro.

De Niro and Scorsese have given the world some of the most influential films ever. Their collaboration ranges from nine feature films and a short film. All of these nine films are classics. Luckily, one of the greatest among these nines is coming to Netflix.

Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese’s exemplary film coming to Netflix

The 1990s was an amazing year for cinema, and it was just elevated by the collaboration of De Niro and Martin. It was the faithful year of 1990 when the duo dropped one of the best gangster films of all time: Goodfellas.

There is no opening scene more iconic than the “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster” from Goodfellas. The film is a powerhouse of great performances, amazing dialogues, and amazing direction.

The film was certainly a dream project for the late actor Ray Liotta. Ray reportedly dropped out of Batman 1989 to be in the crime drama film. He was supposed to play Harvey Dent. Billy Dee Williams later picked up the role.

Where Ray dropped out of a project to be in the film, Al Pacino, on the other hand, rejected it, feeling it would stereotype him.

No matter how things turned out, the film was an absolute success and is one of the best films by Martin Scorsese.

ALSO READ: Martin Scorsese’s Movie With Leonardo DiCaprio’s Character Having “constant 24-hour panic attack” Is Streaming Now on Netflix

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And now Netflix is bringing Goodfellas to the screens once again.

When is Goodfellas coming to Netflix?

Subscribers of Netflix will be able to stream the movie from the first of July.

Goodfellas is actually an adaptation of the 1985 nonfiction book ‘Wiseguy’ by Pileggi.

Both the film and the book are based on the narrative of Henry Hill. Henry was a former Lucchese crime family associate, who became an FBI informant. The primary characters in the film were all based on real individuals Hill knew.

What do you guys feel about Goodfellas coming to Netflix? Which other Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro films do you want to see on Netflix? Feel free to share your answers with us in the comments.

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Exclusive: Netflix Haunts Joe Keery Fans With “Protect Steve” Billboard, Is He Going To Die In Season 4? – TalkOfNews.com

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Fans Predict the Most Horrific Possibility for Joe Keery’s Steve in Stranger Things Season Volume and It All Comes Down to His Hair

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Hawkins, a small town of untold stories, is about to reveal its biggest showdown tomorrow on Netflix. Speculations were rife for a while now that an important character will depart in volume 2. Fans have been imploring through tweets and comments that their favorite character might not die aka to protect Steve on the Netflix show, Stranger Things.

However, creators seem to have a different idea about deaths in Stranger Things. They said that the death of a main character is necessary for breaking the emotional grounds this season. Worsening the situation is Netflix’s post on Twitter that is scaring the hell out of fans. Is it an end to the Steve Harrington era? Or there is still hope left for our babysitter? Read on to get all the information if you wish to protect Joe Keery this season.

Clouds of danger are looming on Steve Harrington and Netflix asks fans to protect him

Official Netflix tweeted “AT ALL COSTS!!!” with a billboard image saying ‘Protect Steve,’ leaving people restless. The post has created an uproar on Twitter with fans concerned about Harrington’s fate. The heartbreaking poster is certainly indicating some catastrophe that might leave viewers all teary-eyed. Take a look at the devastating tweet pinned below:

Moreover, the billboard photo seems to depict that Steve will have some gruesome encounter in Upside Down. This is justifiably scaring fans, especially with even Netflix asking Steve to be saved. Steve’s transformation in season 1 from an imbecile to a teenager mom won people’s hearts. And now no one including the co-director Shawn Levy wants him to die.

Unfortunately, fans can only wait until the truth comes out, which will decide the destiny of this brilliant character. For as far as we know Steve’s death is planned by Duffer Brothers because he has become a fan favorite. Therefore, killing him in the deadly volume 2 will leave a deep impact on viewers’ minds. So, they will likely end season 4 with a grand culmination as Noah Schnapp hinted in his interviews.

However, as fans of King Steve, we still don’t want these speculations to be true.

ALSO READ: Stranger Things Creators Warn Fans to Be “Concerned” About Steve Harrington’s Fate in the Upside Down

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Check out the reactions of fans after this haunting post came out on Twitter

Fans are literally going hopeless at the thought of Steve Harrington dying in volume 2. They are ready to trade with any other character to save their babysitter.

ALSO READ: Michael Jackson too Expensive For Stranger Things? Fans Predict Why the “King of Pop” is Missing From The 80s Culture-Heavy Series

Fans are so attached to Joe Keery’s character that they are threatening Netflix but it only shows how much fans got indulged in the show. Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 2 will be ready to stream tomorrow only on Netflix. What do you think? Does Steve have a lifeline? Or is volume 2 his last ride to the Upside Down? Feel free to add your opinions to the comment box!

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Exclusive: Winona Ryder Shares The Lesser-Known Story About Her Birth And Why She Was Called a “Shoe-Lace Baby” – TalkOfNews.com

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Johnny Depp’s Ex Winona Ryder Took More Than Four Hours of Convincing to Join the Cast of ‘Stranger Things’

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If anything, Stranger Things has surely introduced us to some of the most enticing characters ever. Each one of them is the hero of their own story. And if we think of the adults’ gang separately, Joyce Byres or Winona Ryder is the heart and soul of it. The best partner Hopper could ask for, a fierce and stunning woman, and the most loving and strong mother. Joyce has the potential to make us laugh and cry with her as if we are a part of her journey. 

But did you know that the actress playing the role has an even more interesting life story? There’s a reason her name is Winona and the explanation behind the whole shoe-lace baby thing. Well, if you are a Winona Ryder fan, you would have surely done your part of the research. However, her life story is more than just some amazing roles in the industry so far. And this role in Netflix’s hit series is only one of the many successful ones.

In an interview with Bazaar, she shared some interesting facts about her childhood and her career, and we are here to provide you with the same. To start with, she wears a lot of black, seems like it is her favorite color. 

How well do you know Winona Ryder?

Well, don’t we all have our very own strange stories to tell? Seems like Winona has hers too. She was a premature baby and is named after the place where she was born.

When asked where was she born, Ryder said she was born ina farmhouse in Winona, Minnesota,” hence the name. She further explained, “I was what they called a shoe-lace baby.” Apparently, in the ‘70s, when babies were born earlier than expected, they boiled a shoelace to tie off the umbilical cord. “That’s some trivia. Not a lot of people know about it,” she said to Bazaar.

Interestingly, our super savage mommy shares her birthday with Fanny Bryce and Kate Jackson (October 29th, 1971). Moreover, when asked about her career goals as a child, she said, “I think I wanted to be a writer because my parents are writers.” She believes her parents are incredible at their job and she wanted to be like them. Not as a writer, but she is indeed living her dream as a prosperous actress. 

She is also a bibliophile and has learned to skateboard; Pretty amazing, right? Furthermore, she was also nominated for the Grammys for reading the book Anne Frank. “I was sure I was gonna win, I thought I was a shoo-in,” explains Ryder. She, unfortunately, lost to Patrick Stewart reading ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’

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Talking about Stranger Things, Bazaar enlightens her. She calls the name ‘Will’ only 22 times in season one of this Netflix Original. Yes, the actress was shocked as well. What all do you know about Winona Ryder? Comments down below.

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