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Best Supporting Actress - 1967

Official Nominations: Estelle Parsons. Carol Channing. Mildred Natwick. Beah Richards. Katherine Ross.

A decent line-up of actresses who most modern viewers would not recognise as big hitters, with Estelle Parsons picking up a deserved win for her performance as Blanche Barrow – the real life Blanche did not approve. 191 more words

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Best Supporting Actor - 1967

Official Nominations: George Kennedy. John Cassavetes. Gene Hackman. Cecil Kellaway. Michael J Pollard.

George Kennedy was the surprise winner this year for his memorable turn as the big, brazen friend to Paul Newman’s Luke, against type for his usual bad guy roles. 251 more words

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Best Director - 1967

Official Nominations: Mike Nichols. Richard Brooks. Norman Jewison. Stanley Kramer. Arthur Penn.

It’s another close call for 1967, with Mike Nichols picking up the official win for  241 more words

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Best Actress - 1967

Official Nominations: Katherine Hepburn. Anne Bancroft. Faye Dunaway. Edith Evans. Audrey Hepburn.

An interesting blend of old and new both in the actresses chosen and the films they represented – with Edith Evans receiving her third and final nomination as the eccentric and downtrodden Mrs Ross in the ever bleak  189 more words

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Best Actor - 1967

Official Nominations: Rod Steiger. Warren Beatty. Dustin Hoffman. Paul Newman. Spencer Tracy

An excellent list of nominees, each deserving of the win, with Rod Steiger picking up the official trophy for his gritty portrayal of a Southern White Cop whose life and beliefs and put in turmoil by the appearance of a Black Detective. 143 more words


Thoughts on Selma, the Oscars, and the "Race Card"

Originally published on courtneylam.com/nope on February 8th, 2015

Recently, skimming through Buzzfeed has made me a bit depressed–or, at least, a little more depressed than usual, as the Internet tends to occasionally have me losing hope in humanity. 1,958 more words


Are We Entering into An Era of Race-Based and Ethnic-Based Affirmative Action Academy Awards?

According to Reuters, Hollywood multi-millionaire black actors Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith are boycotting the February 2016 Oscar awards ceremony , “in protest over the absence of nominated actors of color, in any of the 20 acting categories,” ie Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. 508 more words