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    braydenfitzsimmons
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    Sandra Oh being the only part of the core four cast of Sideways not to gain any tract anywhere, despite giving an outstanding performance, feels kinda shitty.

    They won SAG ensemble and she was the only one without an individual nomination.

    Emmys FYC | Alan Tudyk in “Resident Alien” | Billie Piper in “I Hate Suzie” | Ego Nwodim in “Saturday Night Live” | Kaley Cuoco in “Harley Quinn” | “Dickinson” | “P-Valley” | “Pose” | “Superstore”

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    Here’s some from movies I’ve seen

    Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther

    Everyone from Parasite

    Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult in Mad Max Fury Road

    Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, and/or Catharine Keener in Get Out

    John David Washington in BlackkKlansman

    Christian Bale in Ford V Ferrari

    John's Best of 2020

    Best Picture: Soul
    Best Direction: The Midnight Sky
    Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman
    Best Actress: Viola Davis
    Best Supporting Actor: Delroy Lindo
    Best Supporting Actress: Amanda Seyfried
    Best Screenplay: Soul

    John's Best of 2021

    Best Picture: Nomadland
    Best Direction: Nomadland
    Best Actor: Lakeith Stanfield
    Best Actress: Frances McDormand
    Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya
    Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-Jung
    Best Screenplay: Judas and the Black Messiah

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    Speaking of The Color Purple, Desreta Jackson as younger Celie was snubbed. She was magical.

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    Richard Gere in Chicago

    He won the Globe and was nominated at SAG so…

    FYC Emmys: "The Crown" in all categories, "I May Destroy You" in all categories, "It's a Sin" in all categories, "Small Axe" in all categories, Billie Piper ("I Hate Suzie"), Yvonne Strahovski ("Stateless") and Ruth Wilson ("His Dark Materials")

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    Jennifer Garner in Juno. She was win worthy.

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    Matthew Macfadyen in Pride and Prejudice.

    FYC Emmys: "The Crown" in all categories, "I May Destroy You" in all categories, "It's a Sin" in all categories, "Small Axe" in all categories, Billie Piper ("I Hate Suzie"), Yvonne Strahovski ("Stateless") and Ruth Wilson ("His Dark Materials")

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    There are those “occasional” performances that get snubed and leave every Oscar pundit upset… But then there are those actors who seem to have to work harder and harder in order to get some love from the AMPAS, no matter how consistent their work is! Big stars’ performances that were weirdly unrecognized (and 2 names still are Oscar “nominationless”):

    Sidney PoitierA Raisin in the Sun (1961), A Patch of Blue (1966), Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) and In the Heat of the Night (1967)

    Robert RedfordButch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Candidate (1972), Brubaker (1980) and All Is Lost (2013)

    Nicole KidmanTo Die For (1995), Cold Mountain (2003), Birth (2004), The Paperboy (2012), Boy Erased and Destroyer (2018)

    Cameron DiazThere’s Something About Mary (1998) (maybe not an “Oscar role” but she’s excellent and she got the NYFCC for Best Actress), Being John Malkovich (1999), Vanilla Sky (2001), Gangs of New York (2002) and In Her Shoes (2005)

    Jim Carrey The Truman Show (1998), Man on the Moon (1999) and The Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind (2004)

    Scarlett Johansson Lost in Translation (2003), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Match Point (2005), Her (2013) and Under the Skin (2014) (maybe too arthouse, but it was a “weak Best Actress race”)

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    Matthew Macfadyen in Pride and Prejudice.

    It’s funny coming from Shiv lol

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    Blanchett in Benjamin Button, but it was a very strong year for women in leading category.

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    Army Hammer- “Call me by your name” Lucas Hedges “Boy Erased” Stephan James “Beale Street” Timothee challomet “Beautiful Boy” Steve Carell “Beautiful boy”

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    Trimming my choices to performances who have not received nominations from major critics, awards season precursors and the Oscars.

    Keira Knightley in Anna Karenina

    Alan Rickman in Harry Potter film series but most especially in Half Blood-Prince and Deathly Hallows: Part II

    Audrey Tatou in A Very Long Engagement

    Andrea Riseborough in W./E.

    Gong Li in Memoirs of a Geisha (Though she won the NBR but I thought she deserved more)

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    Trimming my choices to performances who have not received nominations from major critics, awards season precursors and the Oscars.

    Keira Knightley in Anna Karenina

    (…)

    Gong Li in Memoirs of a Geisha (Though she won the NBR but I thought she deserved more)

    Great performances. I can’t understand how Knightley was so overlooked… She was terrific and the part suited her beautifully. Not even a Golden Globe or BAFTA nod…!
    As for Gong Li… Well, not a great movie, but I don’t know how the Academy passed a chance to finally recognize her after an amazing 90’s run. The movie got lots of love in bellow the line categories, so it was seen… A mistery to me

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    Winona Ryder – Girl Interrupted, The Crucible 

    Daniel Day Lewis – The Crucible

    Laura Linney – The Truman Show

    Bryce Dallas Howard – The Help

     

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     Laura Linney – The Truman Show  

    Classic

    FYC Emmys: "The Crown" in all categories, "I May Destroy You" in all categories, "It's a Sin" in all categories, "Small Axe" in all categories, Billie Piper ("I Hate Suzie"), Yvonne Strahovski ("Stateless") and Ruth Wilson ("His Dark Materials")

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    Continuing the Laura Linney lovefest. She was robbed for Primal Fear.

    The “I would slash his throat open” scene is simply outstanding

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    https://youtu.be/QfojIBLg6BA

    Emmys FYC | Alan Tudyk in “Resident Alien” | Billie Piper in “I Hate Suzie” | Ego Nwodim in “Saturday Night Live” | Kaley Cuoco in “Harley Quinn” | “Dickinson” | “P-Valley” | “Pose” | “Superstore”

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