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    Dennis Quaid in Far From Heaven

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    Ashton Sanders, “Moonlight”
    Song Kang Ho, “Parasite”
    Paul Dano, “There Will Be Blood”
    Sebastian Stan, “I, Tonya”
    Leonardo DiCaprio, “Django Unchained”
    Vicky Krieps, “Phanton Thread”
    Sigourney Weaver, “Death & the Maiden”
    Cicely Tyson, “The Help”
    Glenn Close, “Reversal of Fortune”
    Charlize Theron, “Mad Max: Fury Road”

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    Totally agreed. Both Woodard and Mary Kay Place in “Diane” needed bigger pushes to get the academy members to see/hear about these wonderful performances.

    Alfre Woodard, Clemency.

    Had the film been released earlier in the year, Alfre would’ve been a nominee.

    NEON should’ve treated “Clemency” how Sony Pictures Classics handled “The Wife”. There needed to be a campaign highlighting Woodard’s tenure in the business. While also recognizing her extraordinary work in this film.

    It’s a case of the right actress in the right movie distributed by the wrong studio in the wrong season.

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    Courtney Love – The People vs Larry Flynt
    Samantha Morton – The Messenger
    Maria Bello – History of Violence/The Cooler
    Hope Davis – American Splendor
    Steve Buscemi – Ghost World
    Scarlett Johansson – Lost in Translation
    Christopher Plummer – The Insider
    Tom Cruise – Collateral
    James Franco – Milk
    Timothy Spall – Mr. Turner
    Madonna – Evita
    Meg Ryan – When a Man Loves a Woman (given she was at her peak popularity and popular opinion of weak best actress year)

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    Honestly, most of the ensemble of PARASITE not getting attention was absolutely bonkers…especially once the passion we saw the film had.

    Song Kang-ho did have critics award attention but Cho Yeo-Jeong, Park So-dam, and Lee Jung-eun in particular not getting any attention was shameful.

    I also love the Ashton Sanders mentions for MOONLIGHT. He was the one that should’ve won that Oscar and not Mahershala Ali.

    This year alone, we had Adele Haenel and Alfre Woodard getting shut out of the mix (though PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE had even more hurdles to overcome than CLEMENCY did).

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

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    Danny Glover (The Color Purple)
    John Cazale (The Godfather 2)
    John Cazale (Dog Day Afternoon)
    Audrey Hepburn (My Fair Lady) Her best performance
    Sharon Jones & Regina King (Ray)
    Robin Wright & Sally Field (Forest Gump)
    Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)
    Katharine Hepburn (The Philadelphia Story)
    Song Kang-ho (Parasite)
    Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon)
    Scarlett Johansson (Lost In Translation)
    Shartlo Copley (District 9)
    Sidney Poitier (In the Heat of the Night)

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    I also love the Ashton Sanders mentions for MOONLIGHT. He was the one that should’ve won that Oscar and not Mahershala Ali.

    He did get the Robert Altman Award at the Indie Spirits and the MTV Award for Best Kiss so he at least couldn’t go away from that season completely empty handed (despite deserving more).

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    Danny Glover (The Color Purple) John Cazale (The Godfather 2) John Cazale (Dog Day Afternoon) Audrey Hepburn (My Fair Lady) Her best performance Sharon Jones & Regina King (Ray) Robin Wright & Sally Field (Forest Gump) Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) Katharine Hepburn (The Philadelphia Story) Song Kang-ho (Parasite) Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon) Scarlett Johansson (Lost In Translation) Shartlo Copley (District 9) Sidney Poitier (In the Heat of the Night)

    Katharine Hepburn was Oscar-nominated for The Philadelphia Story.

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    Katharine Hepburn was Oscar-nominated for The Philadelphia Story.

    She should’ve won the award.

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    She should’ve won the award.

    Of course.

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    I’d say it’s weird that Kingsley wasn’t able to get any traction for Hugo in suuuuch a weak category.

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