Ridley Scott’s vogue drama, “House of Gucci,” has been harpooned with horrible critiques — The Post known as it “abysmal” — but it surely’s hardly the worst criticism lobbed on the much-hyped movie.
Ruthless Twitter critics have lasered in on Jared Leto’s accent, taking potshots on the actor’s efficiency, which many analogized to the titular character in “Super Mario.”
“Jared Leto’s accent reminded of Mario/Luigi,” scoffed one critic concerning the 49-year-old Oscar winner, who portrays bumbling Italian vogue mogul Paolo Gucci in the crime biopic, which additionally stars Lady Gaga, Al Pacino and Adam Driver.
Another critiqued, “Jared Leto’s ‘It’s-a me, Mario!’ approach to the Italian accent, which does the job — he’s supposed to be a buffoon — but still rubs me the wrong way (as someone who grew up in Northern Italy).”
One offended party described Leto’s unintentional cartoon plumber impression as “pure anti-Italianism,” a fear echoed in Chris Pratt’s current casting as Mario in the upcoming “Super Mario Bros.” film.
However, different Twitter linguists thought the “Suicide Squad” actor sounded extra Eastern European than Italian.
“Look, I’ll just say it: Jared Leto’s Russian accent in House of Gucci was waaaaayyyyy off the mark,” flamed one detractor.
Of course, the “Requiem for a Dream” star’s voice wasn’t the one problematic accent in “House of Gucci.” Viewers additionally lambasted Lady Gaga’s flip as Patrizia Reggiani, who infamously enlisted a hitman to whack her ex-husband, Maurizio Gucci, in 1995.
“Mother Monster comes off as Russian as Boris and Natasha, Mikhail Gorbachev and a cold bowl of borscht,” The Post’s movie critic Johnny Oleksinski described in his current movie evaluate.
Even the film’s dialect coach Francesca De Martini ripped the 35-year-old singer’s efficiency, telling the Daily Beast, “I feel bad saying this, but her accent is not exactly an Italian accent, it sounds more Russian” — regardless of months of apply by Gaga.