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Best Actor - 1970

Official Nominations: George C Scott. Ryan O Neill. Mervyn Douglas. Jack Nicholson. James Earl Jones.

Well, here we are. One of the most controversial Oscar moments arrived in this category this year when George C Scott, having been awarded the win, declined to accept it and instead derided the whole ceremony as ‘a meat parade’ more interested in making money. 464 more words

Movies

Lost in Translation

Well, I’ve never heard of this movie before, but I’m told by my roommate (and expert movie-guide) that it’s one of the few Oscar nominations directed by a woman, so I suppose I should watch it. 374 more words

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Manchester by the Sea

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

I figured with Oscar season and the Academy Awards now behind us, it might be time to start looking at some of the other nominees for Best Picture in 2016. 1,018 more words

Films

Manchester by the Sea

Probably the best compliment I can bestow Manchester by the Sea is the beautiful, realistic way it captures the absurdity of grief and mourning—the painful monotony, the crippling moments from the strangest triggers, the anger and frustration. 66 more words

Film

Casey Affleck Addresses Sexual Harassment Allegations


Well, we can’t say EVERYONE was happy for Casey Affleck when he won the Best Actor #OSCAR on Sunday. Back in 2010, he was involved in a lawsuit filed by two women that claimed he sexually harassed them while they worked with him on the set of the movie “I’m Still Here.” 91 more words

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Captain Fantastic (2016) Review

Summary: In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. 1,266 more words
Movie Reviews

Brie Larson Didn't Clap for Casey Affleck-This Is Why.

Well, this is definitely awkward.

Last year, Brie Larson won the Best Actress Academy Award for her performance in Room.
She played a woman who was kidnapped, raped and held captive for years. 109 more words

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