Monday, November 18, 2013

Scarlett Johansson Won an Award Last Night...For Her Voice

Posted By on Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Scarlett Johansson has a very distinctive voice. Some might call it smoky, sexy or sultry. I think she sounds like she needs a glass of milk to wash down the peanut butter lodged in her throat, but that's just me.

Apparently the Rome Film Festival doesn't care about my opinion. Last night they awarded her the Best Actress prize for Her, the new Spike Jonze film also starring Joaquin Phoenix. Johansson plays Samantha, the voice of an artificial operating system that Phoenix falls in love with. Paul Reubens, Kevin Spacey and Peter Saarsgard could not be reached for comment.

From Indiewire:

Without appearing in a single frame of "Her," the Rome Film Festival awarded their Best Actress prize to Scarlett Johansson for her voice over performance as an artificially intelligent Operating System. This rather unique and early accolade for the science fiction romance was similarly praised by film critic Eric Kohn who stated that "Her" is "one of the best studio movies of the year."

Tags: , , , ,

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

More by Casey Dewey

Staff Pick

The Best of the Best: Prize Minerals From the Vaults of Arizona's Collectors

Remarkable specimens from private collections, and the unique stories about finding them, are featured in an exhibit… More

@ Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium Saturdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sundays, 1-4 p.m., Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursdays, Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. & 6-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 26 1601 E. University Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Video of Tucson Streetcar Ride Down 4th Ave Underpass (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Ted Nugent Endorses Dark Horse GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Frank Riggs (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Tucson Streetcar Facebook Parody “CLITT” Page Has City Fuming (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. When Drinking Liberally Goes Wrong: Tucson Group 86'd by The Shanty (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Andrew Thomas Will Fight the Mexicans, Gays and Liberals, According to His Terrible New Ad (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2014 Tucson Weekly | 3725 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation