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40 Great Performances Not Nominated for Oscars Yesterday
40 Great Performances Not Nominated for Oscars Yesterday
40 Great Performances Not Nominated for Oscars Yesterday
40 Great Performances Not Nominated for Oscars Yesterday
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Four Quick and Easy Ways to Make the Oscars Less Terrible
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Trolling the Oscars: Why None of These Movies Deserve to Win Best Picture
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Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman to Present Awards This Sunday at The Oscars
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If the Idea of ‘Argo’ Winning Gets You Down, Take Comfort In This
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Wim WendersCinematic Obsessions: The Great American West, Existential Romantic Longing, The Barriers of Human Connection, Transient Spaces, Child/Parent Dynamics, The Psychological Effects of Neon, Spirituality and a Nostalgic Longing for an Absent Something, Emotional IsolationBest Director Nominations: NoneBest Films:Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire, Alice in the Cities, Pina
Terrence MalickCinematic obsessions: Wheatfields Gently Blowing in the Wind at Magic Hour, Sweeping Philosophical Voiceovers, The Confounding Nature of Existence, The Evils of Man, The Divine Presence in Everyday Life, Examining Humility and Grace Through Love, Man’s Existence with Nature Through Time, Redemption and Forgiveness Best Director Nominations: The Tree of Life, The Thin Red LineBest Films: Days of Heaven, Badlands, The Tree of Life
Cinema’s Best Directors to Never Win the Best Director Academy Award
Wim WendersCinematic Obsessions: The Great American West, Existential Romantic Longing, The Barriers of Human Connection, Transient Spaces, Child/Parent Dynamics, The Psychological Effects of Neon, Spirituality and a Nostalgic Longing for an Absent Something, Emotional IsolationBest Director Nominations: NoneBest Films:Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire, Alice in the Cities, Pina
Terrence MalickCinematic obsessions: Wheatfields Gently Blowing in the Wind at Magic Hour, Sweeping Philosophical Voiceovers, The Confounding Nature of Existence, The Evils of Man, The Divine Presence in Everyday Life, Examining Humility and Grace Through Love, Man’s Existence with Nature Through Time, Redemption and Forgiveness Best Director Nominations: The Tree of Life, The Thin Red LineBest Films: Days of Heaven, Badlands, The Tree of Life
Cinema’s Best Directors to Never Win the Best Director Academy Award
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There are those actors whose names come to mind immediately around Oscar season: Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Gwyneth Paltrow, to name a few. And then there are those random Academy Award winners—those whose names we’ve forgotten, the movies we’ve never heard of, the surprising, sometimes blindsiding, wins. As we prepare for this weekend’s awards ceremony and its likely outcome (Daniel Day-Lewis for the block!), let’s take a look at some of those forgotten roles, unfamiliar names, and surpising wins in the last forty years.
The Forgotten Oscars
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Who Will Be Snubbed At Next Year’s Oscars?
It’s that time of year again: when I am preemptively pissed that Kirsten Dunst doesn’t have any Oscar nominations.
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Five Reasons Drive Won’t Do Well at the Oscars
But like, you never know. I mean, remember when Annie Hall beat out Star Wars and Kramer vs. Kramer took out Apocalypse Now?
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American Beauty
Best Picture, 2000