Charlize Theron Inspires Badass Cinematheque Tribute, Livening Up a Fundamentally Fake Event

Published on Nov 09, 2019

Charlize Theron Inspires Badass Cinematheque Tribute, Livening Up a Fundamentally Fake Event

A mathematical calculus goes into attending a movie star tribute. Truth is, most people would rather be home in their pajamas on a Friday night. So why turn up in black tie for salty Beverly Hilton salmon at the American Cinematheque Awards?

If you’re a big enough name, you don’t have to. “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins, who also helmed Charlize Theron’s Oscar-winning “Monster,” and Theron’s “Bombshell” costars Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie, delivered video tributes, along with Tom Hanks, who starred with Theron back in 1996 in “That Thing You Do!” “The more famous people Skyped in,” observed Seth Rogen, who showed up to present Theron with the 33rd American Cinematheque Award.

Here’s why these Hollywood folks agree to participate in these fundamentally fake events.

You’re engaged in an awards campaign.

Tom Hanks plays Fred Rogers in potential Oscar contender “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

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Author: Anne Thompson