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MVP from The Trial of the Chicago 7
Eddie Redmayne
Sacha Baron Cohen
Mark Rylance
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Jeremy Strong
John Carroll Lynch
Frank Langela
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    marty
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    Rylance was my favorite, but Yahya was phenomenal in what little screen time he had. He did incredibly well with the material, and was miles ahead of any other cast member (other than Rylance). I also didn’t think Langella’s role was nearly as vile or hateful as many people are claiming… I mean, yeah, the judge was supposed to be one of the old guard, unfair, bad at his job types (with some possible mental deficiencies), but I didn’t see him as “evil”? Just completely misunderstanding his purview, position, and limits.

    FYC:

    Best Director - Lee Isaac Chung (Minari), Darius Marder (Sound of Metal)

    Lead Actor - Delroy Lindo (Da 5 Bloods), Mads Mikkelsen (Another Round), Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)

    Supporting Actor - Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)

    Supporting Actress - Youn Yuh-jung (Minari)

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    wolfali
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    I feel pretty sure Baron Cohen is getting in at populist SAG.

    My ranking of the Chicago 9 –

    1. Rylance

    2. Abdul-Mateen II
    3. Langella
    4. Baron Cohen
    5. Carroll Lynch (who would have thought Mr Jingles?)
    6. Keaton
    7. Redmayne
    8. Strong
    9. Gordon-Levitt

    FYC OSCARS : PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN IN ALL CATEGORIES (ESP. ACTRESS – Carey Mulligan AND ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY — EMERALD FENNELL), VANESSA KIRBY FOR "PIECES OF A WOMAN", ESSIE DAVIS FOR "BABYTEETH"

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    nkb325
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    Eddie Redmayne’s cheekbones

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    Mickmack
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    Rylance was my favorite, but Yahya was phenomenal in what little screen time he had. He did incredibly well with the material, and was miles ahead of any other cast member (other than Rylance). I also didn’t think Langella’s role was nearly as vile or hateful as many people are claiming… I mean, yeah, the judge was supposed to be one of the old guard, unfair, bad at his job types (with some possible mental deficiencies), but I didn’t see him as “evil”? Just completely misunderstanding his purview, position, and limits.

    Did you watch the movie? Yahya was given too litte material to do anything worth praising.

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    Eddy Q
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    Did you watch the movie? Yahya was given too litte material to do anything worth praising.

    Did you sleep through it? Yahya wasn’t given that little to do.

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    marty
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    Did you watch the movie? Yahya was given too litte material to do anything worth praising.

    Is this a joke? It’s a 10 character ensemble, 2 hours long, did you expect them to dedicate a hour each to every character? Yahya left an immense impact on the movie, regardless of how long he was on the screen.

    FYC:

    Best Director - Lee Isaac Chung (Minari), Darius Marder (Sound of Metal)

    Lead Actor - Delroy Lindo (Da 5 Bloods), Mads Mikkelsen (Another Round), Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)

    Supporting Actor - Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)

    Supporting Actress - Youn Yuh-jung (Minari)

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    Brayden Fitzsimmons
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    Y’all have become so accustomed to supporting performances being co-leads & 2nd billed that an actual supporting performance like Abdul-Manteen’s is now considered little screen time.

    The way some y’all describe it you would think his screen time and role size was comparable to Harrison’s, Fitzgerald’s, Sharp’s and Robbins’.

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    1. Abdul-Mateen II

    2. Redmayne

    I’m surprised to see Rylance as the most popular on here. He was good but nothing outstanding. Even though Redmayne is my second favorite performance he will probably not be nominated even he is Lindo is superior than him.

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    LLLhawks
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    Just finished it. Definitely Mark Rylance stood out the most.

    I just love movies. And awards.

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    Edgar Pereira
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    I re-watched it before writing a review.
    My TOP 5
    #1 – Mark Rylance
    #2 – Sacha Baron Cohen
    #3 – Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
    #4 – John Carroll Lynch
    #5 – Frank Langella (his one-note character started brilliantly, but then he became too “one-note”… I don’t blame Langella, but the character’s real-life one note actions)
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    NOTE 1: Eddie Redmayne is the clear lead
    NOTE 2: I didn’t find Jeremy Strong award worthy at all
    NOTE 3: Michael Keaton and Kelvin Harrison Jr.’s cameos were brilliant

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    Dan Jo
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    Just watched the film. Rylance and Langella left an indelible impressions. All cast are good, even Keaton in a few scenes was memorable. I expect SAG nominations (maybe win.) But I highly doubt about SBC. He was portraying an American person yet there are times he was pronouncing words in British.

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    ricardo505
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    Only Rylance and Langella were good. But I wouldn’t nominate any of them.

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    Lady Bird Ronan
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    Just watched it for the first time. Rylance and Langella. Both were outsanding and memorable to me. They were far ahead of everyone. Next in line would be Yahya, SBC, and Redmayne. Keaton was brilliant in like 5 mins that he had. Wish we had more of him cuz he woulda been up there on the top.

    FYC:

    Best Picture: "Minari"
    Best Director: Chloé Zhao, "Nomadland"
    Best Actor: Delroy Lindo, "Da 5 Bloods"
    Best Actress: Carey Mulligan, "Promising Young Woman"
    Best Supporting Actor: Glynn Turman, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"
    Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung, "Minari"

    "Don't be a Republican" - Lady Bird Ronan

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