Marisa Tomei

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Marisa Tomei  , italian, born December 4, 1964)[1] is an American actress. She was a cast member on the Cosby Show spin-off A Different World in 1987. For her role in the 1992 comedy My Cousin Vinny, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has received two additional Oscar nominations for In the Bedroom (2001) and The Wrestler (2008), with the latter also earning her nominations at the BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards.

Tomei has appeared in a number of notable films, including Chaplin (1992), The Paper (1994), What Women Want (2000), Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007), The Ides of March (2011), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), Parental Guidance (2012), Love Is Strange (2014), and The Big Short (2015). She also portrayed May Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), having appeared in Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).

Tomei was formerly involved with the Naked Angels Theater Company and appeared in Daughters (1986) before making her Broadway debut in Wait Until Dark (1998). She earned a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role in Top Girls (2008), and a special Drama Desk Award for The Realistic Joneses (2014). She returned to Broadway in the revival of The Rose Tattoo in 2019.

Wes Anderson – Selected Filmography

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He gained acclaim for his early work Bottle Rocket (1996), and Rushmore (1998). During this time, he often collaborated with Luke Wilson and Owen Wilson and founded his production company American Empirical Pictures, which he currently runs. He then received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001). His next films included The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), and his first stop-motion film Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) for which he received an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature nomination, and then Moonrise Kingdom (2012) earning his second Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination.

With Anderson’s film The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), he received his first Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Picture, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay. The next films included his second stop-motion film Isle of Dogs (2018), which earned him the Silver Bear for Best Director, and The French Dispatch (2021). His next film, Asteroid City, is slated for release in June, 2023.

BBC’s 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century

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No. Title Director Country Year
1 Mulholland Drive David Lynch United States, France 2001
2 In the Mood for Love Wong Kar-wai Hong Kong, France 2000
3 There Will Be Blood Paul Thomas Anderson United States 2007
4 Spirited Away Hayao Miyazaki Japan 2001
5 Boyhood Richard Linklater United States 2014
6 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Michel Gondry United States 2004
7 The Tree of Life Terrence Malick United States 2011
8 Yi Yi Edward Yang Taiwan, Japan 2000
9 A Separation Asghar Farhadi Iran 2011
10 No Country for Old Men Joel Coen and Ethan Coen United States 2007
11 Inside Llewyn Davis United States, France 2013
12 Zodiac David Fincher United States 2007
13 Children of Men Alfonso Cuarón United Kingdom, United States 2006
14 The Act of Killing Joshua Oppenheimer Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom 2012
15 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days Cristian Mungiu Romania 2007
16 Holy Motors Leos Carax France, Germany 2012
17 Pan’s Labyrinth Guillermo del Toro Spain, Mexico 2006
18 The White Ribbon Michael Haneke France, Austria, Germany, Italy 2009
19 Mad Max: Fury Road George Miller Australia 2015
20 Synecdoche, New York Charlie Kaufman United States 2008
21 The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson United States 2014
22 Lost in Translation Sofia Coppola United States 2003
23 Caché Michael Haneke France, Austria, Germany, Italy 2005
24 The Master Paul Thomas Anderson United States 2012
25 Memento Christopher Nolan United States 2001
26 25th Hour Spike Lee United States 2002
27 The Social Network David Fincher United States 2010
28 Talk to Her Pedro Almodóvar Spain 2002
29 WALL-E Andrew Stanton United States 2008
30 Oldboy Park Chan-wook South Korea 2003
31 Margaret Kenneth Lonergan United States 2011
32 The Lives of Others Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Germany 2006
33 The Dark Knight Christopher Nolan United States 2008
34 Son of Saul László Nemes Hungary 2015
35 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Ang Lee Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, United States 2000
36 Timbuktu Abderrahmane Sissako Mauritania, France 2014
37 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Apichatpong Weerasethakul Thailand 2010
38 City of God Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund Brazil 2002
39 The New World Terrence Malick United States 2005
40 Brokeback Mountain Ang Lee United States 2005
41 Inside Out Pete Docter United States 2015
42 Amour Michael Haneke France, Austria, Germany 2012
43 Melancholia Lars von Trier Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany 2011
44 12 Years a Slave Steve McQueen United States, United Kingdom 2013
45 Blue Is the Warmest Colour Abdellatif Kechiche France, Belgium, Spain 2013
46 Certified Copy Abbas Kiarostami Iran 2010
47 Leviathan Andrey Zvyagintsev Russia 2014
48 Brooklyn John Crowley United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland 2015
49 Goodbye to Language Jean-Luc Godard France, Switzerland 2014
50 The Assassin Hou Hsiao-hsien Taiwan, China, Hong Kong 2015
51 Inception Christopher Nolan United States, United Kingdom 2010
52 Tropical Malady Apichatpong Weerasethakul Thailand 2004
53 Moulin Rouge! Baz Luhrmann Australia 2001
54 Once Upon a Time in Anatolia Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey 2011
55 Ida Paweł Pawlikowski Poland, Denmark, France, United Kingdom 2013
56 Werckmeister Harmonies Béla Tarr and Ágnes Hranitzky Hungary 2000
57 Zero Dark Thirty Kathryn Bigelow United States 2012
58 Moolaadé Ousmane Sembène Senegal, France, Burkina Faso, Morocco, Tunisia 2004
59 A History of Violence David Cronenberg United States 2005
60 Syndromes and a Century Apichatpong Weerasethakul Thailand 2006
61 Under the Skin Jonathan Glazer United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland 2013
62 Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino United States, Germany 2009
63 The Turin Horse Béla Tarr and Ágnes Hranitzky Hungary 2011
64 The Great Beauty Paolo Sorrentino Italy, France 2013
65 Fish Tank Andrea Arnold United Kingdom 2009
66 Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring Kim Ki-duk South Korea, Germany 2003
67 The Hurt Locker Kathryn Bigelow United States 2008
68 The Royal Tenenbaums Wes Anderson United States 2001
69 Carol Todd Haynes United Kingdom, United States 2015
70 Stories We Tell Sarah Polley Canada 2012
71 Tabu Miguel Gomes Portugal, Germany, Brazil, France 2012
72 Only Lovers Left Alive Jim Jarmusch United Kingdom, Germany 2013
73 Before Sunset Richard Linklater United States 2004
74 Spring Breakers Harmony Korine United States 2012
75 Inherent Vice Paul Thomas Anderson United States 2014
76 Dogville Lars von Trier Denmark, United Kingdom, Sweden, France 2003
77 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Julian Schnabel France, United States 2007
78 The Wolf of Wall Street Martin Scorsese United States 2013
79 Almost Famous Cameron Crowe United States 2000
80 The Return Andrey Zvyagintsev Russia 2003
81 Shame Steve McQueen United Kingdom 2011
82 A Serious Man Joel Coen and Ethan Coen United States 2009
83 A.I. Artificial Intelligence Steven Spielberg United States 2001
84 Her Spike Jonze United States 2013
85 A Prophet Jacques Audiard France, Italy 2009
86 Far from Heaven Todd Haynes United States 2002
87 Amélie Jean-Pierre Jeunet France 2001
88 Spotlight Tom McCarthy United States 2015
89 The Headless Woman Lucrecia Martel Argentina 2008
90 The Pianist Roman Polanski France, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom 2002
91 The Secret in Their Eyes Juan José Campanella Argentina 2009
92 The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Andrew Dominik United States 2007
93 Ratatouille Brad Bird United States 2007
94 Let the Right One In Tomas Alfredson Sweden 2008
95 Moonrise Kingdom Wes Anderson United States 2012
96 Finding Nemo Andrew Stanton United States 2003
97 White Material Claire Denis France 2009
98 Ten Abbas Kiarostami Iran 2002
99 The Gleaners and I Agnès Varda France 2000
100 Carlos Olivier Assayas France, Germany 2010
Requiem for a Dream Darren Aronofsky United States 2000
Toni Erdmann Maren Ade Germany, Austria 2016