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Best Supporting Actress ~ 1963

The five films nominated for Best Picture of 1963 were: (Color) Cleopatra-Walter Wanger, Producer U.S.; How the West Was Won-Bernard Smith, Producer U.S.; Tom Jones-Tony Richardson, Producer British. 136 more words

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Musical Moments - And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going

Having seen Dreamgirls on Friday night I thought it was more than worth having this as the Musical Moment this Monday! With three different versions of the song, considering Amber Riley aka Mercedes from Glee was in the show first here is the clip of her performing from Graham Norton just before Dreamgirls opened in the West End. 55 more words


Review: Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi
Written by: Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi, based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons… 1,058 more words


Oscars 2016 Category Breakdown: Best Supporting Actress

Every year before the Oscars I break down each of the 24 categories. I do this to familiarize everyone with the category, how it typically goes, voting-wise, historically and also as a precursor to my picks article, allowing me to get most of the heavy lifting out of the way beforehand. 2,600 more words


Review: Manchester by the Sea

Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
Written by: Kenneth Lonergan
Starring: Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler

Summary: After the death of his brother, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is given parental rights over his 16 year old nephew and returns to his hometown where he is confronted with a troubling past. 1,172 more words


Hidden Figures - A Hollow Gesture

Hidden Figures is a film that skated into the Best Picture category on the strength of its subject matter alone. In the wake of the Oscars So White controversy last year, it would have been the height of idiocy for the Academy not to throw a few nominations at it. 753 more words

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Fences - Mostly Baseball Metaphors

One of the principal rules of storytelling, especially in a visual medium like film, is, “show, don’t tell”. I have never before seen a film so brazenly and successfully break this rule until now. 615 more words

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