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    Part 5 is now open.

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    I am glad that SBC’s buzz in this category drastically dropped. He has no business being anywhere near a nomination for this performance when he was probably only, at best, the 4th strongest person in his ensemble.

    Art is subjective but I just can’t see how anyone could watch any of the other 4 here and then go “Well, SBC blew me away”.

    “The art of making art is putting it together...”

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    SBC benefitted from having 2 films in Oscar consideration. Voters chose the role with more prestige.

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    Almost time for another trophy for the mantle good sir

     

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    Barbra please
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    Sacha deserved an Oscar for this

     

    Not this

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    Sacha deserved an Oscar for this

    Not this

    I would seriously have 0 problem with his nomination if it was for Borat instead of Chicago 7.

    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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    Lil Tony
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    I’m happy Kaluuya is winning

    Andra Day should be winning Best Actress

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    Brayden Fitzsimmons
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    SBC benefitted from having 2 films in Oscar consideration. Voters chose the role with more prestige.

    And the irony now being that the role from the “less prestige” film might end up being an Oscar winner (Maria) while the other doesn’t.

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    Diamond Tier
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    Congrats to Daniel Kaluuya on his deserved sweep.

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    Oscirus Jones
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    Cohen benefitted from people thinking he couldnt act. When he showed a modicum of talent, he profitted.

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    Post-SAG, Kaluuya is now a lock.

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    I am glad that SBC’s buzz in this category drastically dropped. He has no business being anywhere near a nomination for this performance when he was probably only, at best, the 4th strongest person in his ensemble. Art is subjective but I just can’t see how anyone could watch any of the other 4 here and then go “Well, SBC blew me away”.

    SBC winning anything is a nod of respect from the Academy for the size of his cojones, not necessarily a credit to his acting or contribution to the high arts. And there are many narratives at play beyond merely acting performance as these pages keep reminding us.

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    People are polarized on here about their thoughts on Mulligan, Boseman, Davis, Ma Rainey, PYM, Close, etc., but the one thing there seems to be a GoldDerby consensus on is the disdain for The Trial of the Chicago 7 and Sacha Baron Cohen performance. I’m a big fan of both.

    Concerning Baron Cohen, I respect all your personal opinions, but I do not agree on the logic that he was only nominated because of Borat or because “people didn’t know he could act.” The latter is especially strange of an assumption, because actors who set a low bar and surprise audiences with a strong outing (Sandler last year, Ferrell in Stranger than Fiction, Rogen in 50/50 or Steve Jobs, and especially Jim Carrey in The Truman Show– a film that otherwise got lots of Oscar love) almost always get ignored. The idea that the Academy loves “comedians that go drama” has seldom been proven in recent years. Despite the echo chamber on these forums that has decided it is an impossibility, there are people such as my self who absolutely saw SBC as Chicago 7’s X factor. In fact, when my family of actors and I watched the movie in October, we all felt his nomination was inevitable. It was special.

    You don’t have to like the performance or movie, but the accolades this year demonstrate that there are plenty of people (such as trained actors and critics groups) that have gravitated to his performance, and I can guarantee that there are many GoldDerby members lurking these forums too afraid to say something positive about it. Should he win? I don’t think so. But I’m thrilled to see the nomination.

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    I agree the Oscars don’t give a damn about comedians Oscar hunting the vast majority of the time. SBC is very, very lucky that he got an acting nomination.

     

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    • Should win: Raci
    • Will win: Kaluuya

    FYC:

    Vitalina Varela, Vitalina Varela (Actress)
    Andrea Riseborough, Karim Saleh, Possessor/Luxor (Actress, Actor)
    Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, I Care a Lot (Actress, Supporting Actor)
    Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, The Duke (Actor, Supporting Actress)
    Sophia Loren, Abril Zamora, The Life Ahead (Actress, Supporting Actress)
    Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman (Actress)

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