#MyCoronaStory

John Travolta being billed as a strong contender for a third nomination at the Academy Awards this year

Two-time Oscar nominee John Travolta is being billed as a strong contender for a third nomination at the Academy Awards this year for his role in the film, "The Fanatic".
John Travolta being billed as a strong contender for a third nomination at the Academy Awards this yearJohn Travolta being billed as a strong contender for a third nomination at the Academy Awards this year
  • 0
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • Share on whatsapp

Travolta plays Moose, an obsessed fan of an action superstar (played by Devon Sawa) in the Fred Durst film. The protagonist battles mental illness.

Although he has been getting rave reviews for his act in the film, Travolta says he does not necessarily take all the accolades very seriously.

In an interview to awardsdaily.com, he said: "I try to be more pragmatic about it, and what I mean by that is that everybody has an opinion of something and they are entitled to that opinion, but sometimes the opinions valuable to you are the ones that you can use to forward your own agenda. So, for instance, if a certain handful of important critics like your work, then you use that to forward your own message. And if they don't, it would depend on whether you like their opinion or not."

He added: "Years ago, (New York Times critic) Janet Maslin taught me a lesson. She said, ‘I hope you never get affected too deeply about our opinions, because that's all they are, John'. I was 23 when she said this. She told me to take opinions with a grain of salt if they weren't agreeable and use the ones that are agreeable to the best of your needs or wants."

Self isolation is lonely, let's become companions for each other. Click here to share your lockdown stories anonymously and read what other's have shared.

This Day That Year
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015

Add new comment

Pinkvilla has updated its Privacy and Cookie policy. We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and show you Personalized advertisement.

Options

Pinkvilla has updated its Privacy and Cookie policy. We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and show you Personalized advertisement