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    Debra Messing was born to play Lucille Ball. Not Cate Blanchett!

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    wolfali
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    Lost in Translation is overrated although ScarJo should have been nominated at the Oscars.

    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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    Scarjo was bad in Marriage Story

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    I’d also argue that Marriage Story as a whole is incredibly dreadful and boring.

    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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    Lost in Translation is overrated although ScarJo should have been nominated at the Oscars.

    Agree. It’s really not that great

    But I like the idea of a female-directed movie being so highly regarded so I still support it

    FYC :

    Best Actress - Viola Davis, Frances McDormand
    Best Actor - Delroy Lindo, Chadwick Boseman
    Best Supporting Actor - Colman Domingo, Glynn Turman
    Best Picture - Nomadland
    Best Director - Chloé Zhao
    SAG Ensemble - Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
    Best Cinematography - Nomadland

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    Honey
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    Thirteen > Lady Bird

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    Laura Dern should have been nominated for Little Women not Marriage Story.

    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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    Borat was painfully unfunny and the sequel looks even worse.

    FYC Oscars 2021:
    Best Picture: Nomadland, Malcolm & Marie
    Best Actress: Zendaya
    Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman
    Best Director: Chloe Zhao, Sam Levinson
    Best Documentary: Gunda
    Best Song: Boss Bitch- Doja Cat

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    I know this year will have at least one female nominee in best director. But I wouldn’t mind if they divided the category by gender for the sake of expanding the recognition for women. If distributors knew that female directed movies had a guaranteed spot at the Oscars they would finance them without hesitation.

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    I know this year will have at least one female nominee in best director. But I wouldn’t mind if they divided the category by gender for the sake of expanding the recognition for women. If distributors knew that female directed movies had a guaranteed spot at the Oscars they would finance them without hesitation.

    I can see the argument.

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    I would like the Oscars to expand all of their categories by at least a little bit. Like one or two more slots. To give more room for deserving contenders.

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    I know this year will have at least one female nominee in best director. But I wouldn’t mind if they divided the category by gender for the sake of expanding the recognition for women. If distributors knew that female directed movies had a guaranteed spot at the Oscars they would finance them without hesitation.

    I think there’d be (as there has been) significant pushback from female filmmakers for this. It’s essentially giving them a subset of success, not that it necessarily should be, but Director has been both sexes for all of history (even if only 5 women have been nominated) unlike the acting races which have been separated the whole time.

    That said, it would definitely be a huge factor in expanding female directors’ opportunities in the industry… This would guarantee 5 different female names yearly in the conversation. Granted, you’d see names like Coppola and Gerwig rack up like 7 career nominations, but it would still be incredible to see the number of female nominees we have seen double in one year.

    FYC Oscars 2021:
    Best Picture: Nomadland, Malcolm & Marie
    Best Actress: Zendaya
    Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman
    Best Director: Chloe Zhao, Sam Levinson
    Best Documentary: Gunda
    Best Song: Boss Bitch- Doja Cat

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    I thought Marriage Story was worthy of Best Picture and Best Director wins.

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    The only person Ronan gave a stronger performance than in Actress in the 2018 lineup was Meryl Streep whilst Greta Gerwig was the second strongest director in that lineup and Laurie Metcalf was the strongest BY FAR in Supporting Actress.

    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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    Saoirse Ronan always plays the same characters, actresses in her age range like Rooney Mara and Jessie Buckley are waaay better and more versatile than her.

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