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2017 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actress

Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Nominees:

Viola Davis (Fences)

Naomie Harris (Moonlight)

Nicole Kidman (Lion)

Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures) 558 more words

TV

The 2016 Oscar Season

With the 89th Academy Awards a week from today, I’m thinking back about the 2016 season. And yes, I’m still catching up on last year’s movies! 1,143 more words

Frame By Frame

Episode 16: Best Supporting Actor/Actress

This episode we discuss the races in the Best Supporting categories. Does anyone have a chance at winning other than Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali? Are all the nominees actually “supporting” in their respected films?

Download the episode here.

Podcast

Fences Film Review

Some people build fences to keep people out, and other people build fences to keep people in.

To the outside world, the Maxsons live contented lives: Troy (Denzel Washington) has just won the right to become the city’s first non-white driver in the sanitation department; his wife of seventeen years, Rose (Viola Davis), looks after the family home, keeping it spotless and always ready with a good hot meal while looking after the finances; and a teenage son, Cory (Jovan Adepo) who is doing well enough in the school football team that college talent scouts are considering giving him a place.

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Film & Television

Fences (2016)

Based on the play by August Wilson, Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis (who both starred in the recent Broadway version) tells the story of a working class man trying to come to terms with his life not turning out as he imagined and the effects of it on those around him. 363 more words

[PHOTOS] 2017 Oscar Nominees Part 1: Casey Affleck, Denzel Washington, Pharrell Williams, Damien Chazelle & More

It’s been another busy Academy season, comprised of enough worthy performances and films to stage several soirées at the Dolby Theatre. AwardsLine has been covering the Oscars race throughout the season as it evolves. 149 more words

News

Fences - Review

Fences is an adaptation of August Wilson’s play about an African American man during the 1950s, Troy Maxson, who is bitter that he was denied the chance to play Major League Baseball, he believes because of his ethnicity. 564 more words

Film