Oprah Winfrey is an American media professional, actress, talk show host, producer and humanitarian. As of May 2018, her net worth exceeds $3 billion making her the richest African-American in the United States and just 6th wealthiest person in the world.
Oprah’s accolades include multiple Emmy Awards for producing outstanding reality series including “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, 28 honorary doctorates from around the world and a Peabody Award among others.
In addition to her television career, she was occasionally on Broadway as a performer and had small roles in a few films including “The Color Purple”. Oprah Winfrey has also made appearances in National Geographic documentary series like “Inside North Korea”.Orzare
14 Shocking Oprah Winfrey Tweets About Movies And their Explanation :
1. “The Last Samurai”, just one of Tom Cruise’s bad choices.
Oprah tweeted this about the movie “The Last Samurai“. She is referring to movie star Tom Cruise’s infamous activities after jumping on the couch in 2005. This tweet was posted in July, 2013.
2. Surprised that more people don’t know the story behind “Life of Pi”. Terrifying and fascinating.
“Life of Pi” is a 2012 American 3D adventure fantasy film directed by Ang Lee with adapted screenplay by David Magee, based on the 2001 novel of the same name by Yann Martel. The film had visual effects created by Rhythm & Hues Studios and the Indian visual effects company Tata Elxsi. The film stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Tabu and Adil Hussain.
Oprah tweeted this about the movie “Life of Pi”. She is referring to the story behind “Life of Pi”. The tweet was posted in July, 2013.
3. Didn’t know there were two brothers (Seth and Chester) in “Dawn of the Dead” until I saw it.
“Dawn of the Dead” is a 2004 American horror film, directed by Zack Snyder and written by James Gunn, based on the 1978 horror film of the same name by George A. Romero and John A. Russo. The film stars Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer and Jake Weber.
Oprah tweeted this about the movie “Dawn of the Dead”. She is referring to the movie “Dawn of the Dead”. The tweet was posted in July, 2013.
4. Who thinks that’s so scary about the “Saw” franchise? Glad I’ve never seen it! (I don’t think I know anyone like that)
“Saw” is a series of American horror films directed by James Wan and co-produced by Mark Burg, Oren Koules, Gregg Hoffman and Adam Gierasch. The series revolves around the fictional character John Kramer, also known as the “Jigsaw Killer”, who is a serial killer responsible for putting victims into situations that tests their will to live.
The victims who fail are killed by Kramer himself. “Saw” debuted at Fantastic Fest on August 27, 2004, and was released theatrically on October 29, 2004. It became a financial success grossing $100 million in North America and $187 million internationally. It spawned several sequels which were released in October 2005 (“Saw II” and “Saw III”) and 2007 (“SAW IV” and “SAW V”).
Oprah tweeted this about the movie “Saw”. She is probably referring to the movie’s villain Jigsaw. The tweet was posted in July, 2013.
5. Worried about a “Jaws V”. Haven’t thought about “Jaws V” since I saw Jaws 3D. Thank God!
“Jaws” is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley’s novel of the same name. In the story, a giant man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers on Amity Island, a fictional seaside resort town, prompting police chief Martin Brody to hunt it with the help of a marine biologist and a professional shark hunter.
Oprah tweeted this about the movie “Jaws”. She is probably talking about the 3D version of Jaws. The tweet was posted in July, 2013.
6. At first I was so surprised by all the publicity for “The Giver” that I thought it must be a great movie. It’s not! The special effects are terrific but not enough to make up for what a bad story this is. I guess if you are 12, you will love it (No kidding).
“The Giver” is a 2014 American drama film based on Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Michael Mitnick and Mitnick, who wrote the 1990 novel upon which the film is adapted. It is presented in two parts. The first part is a drama while the second part is more towards anti-war propaganda and summarizes Lowry’s position on war and fighting.
This tweet was posted in July, 2013.
7. Is it just a coincidence that every time Tom Cruise ends up in a really bad movie (I’m looking at you again) he has a new wife?
“The Counselor” is an upcoming crime drama film written and directed by Ridley Scott. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz and Margarita Levieva. It follows “Money Monster”.
Oprah tweeted this about the movie “The Counselor”. She is referring to “The Counselor”. The tweet was posted in July, 2013.