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Lead or Supporting No. 30: Viola Davis in Ma Raineys Black Bottom
A co-lead to Chadwick.Hinrich689
She's supporting imo. Just because she's the title character, doesn't mean she's a lead. It's actually quite surprising that Boseman got a lot of screentime in that film, almost DOUBLE more than Viola's. If there was a co-lead, it's Colman Domingo. T
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Love or Loath No. 11: Anne Hathaway in Les Miserables
Absolutely loved her performance and she was extremely deserving of the Oscar.eastwest
I remember that time and being a part of the problem. With being older and seeing how out of pocket people can be on the internet, I offer my apologies to Annie. Of course she'll never see this, but I do mean it. As for OP question, love.
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Lead or Supporting #9 Nicole Kidman in The Hours
It's a close one, but both Meryl and Julianne have bigger, more complex roles than her. I feel likeAlex Meyer
I think she qualifies as lead, because while she doesn't have as much screentime as one would think a lead should have, the whole film is tied together through the narrative of Virginia Woolf and her novel Mrs. Dalloway.
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Lead or Supporting no. 29: Tatum O’Neal in Paper Moon
She was definitely lead - and brilliant in the film. Would have been a deserving nominee in the leadkeithw
O'Neal was definitely lead. I still hoped Madeline Kahn would have won on Oscar night. She deserved to. I don't think Tatum O'Neal would have been nominated in the Lead Actress category because every one who was nominated deserved her spot. I cons
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Lead or Supporting No. 28: Cate Blanchett in Notes on a Scandal
In the novel Sheba is supporting (it's told almost entirely through the form of Barbara's diary entrHengedrita
That movie is dynamite! The way Dench narrates the movie in the opening scene is goth hilarious and tragic. Blanchett, Dench and the script was on such a high calibre. To me she was lead, but dont mind seing her in the supporting category. I thin
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Lead or Supporting No. 27: Al Pacino in The Godfather
This one's easy. Lead. Fantastic performance, he should've been nominated alongside Brando (and maybBenito Delicias
It would've been more believeable if Brando had been supporting instead. Of course he wasn't gonna allow that, but it's less of a fraud. I don't believe fraud was behind this like it is today though, just ego and contract stuff from Brando, surely.
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Lead or Supporting No. 17: Brad Pitt in Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
I think it's supporting.BetteDavis
Rewatched this the other day and I truly love this movie. However, Cliff is 100% lead.
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Lead or Supporting #14 Viola Davis in Fences
If you watch Feces objectively then there's no way you can construct an argument that she could be lMonsoon
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Lead or Supporting No. 16: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone & Rachel Weisz in The Favou
Imagine a story without Colman. The end. byeCarlo
Colman lead, Weisz supporting (and should have won that category by a mile). Stone had lead screentime but she worked also in supporting due to the storyline. We saw worst fraud like Rooney Mara and Alicia Vikander in 2016.
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Lead or Supporting #7 Catherine Zeta-Jones in “Chicago”
I can definitely see the argument for both but I'd say Supporting only because Rob Marshall clearlywolfali
Borderline lead. The Nowadays number at the end was more or less written to confirm how Chicago is the story of Velma and Roxie. However I don't think Zeta-Jones being in supporting is category fraud. Richard Gere being in lead on the other hand...
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Lead or Supporting No. 22: Melanie Laurent in Inglourious Basterds
This is very interesting. I feel like, out of all the characters, Shoshanna/Emmanuelle had the mostButz
Absolutely Lead, along with Pitt. One could also make a case for Waltz but I think his placement in Supporting still made the most sense out of those three. They are the main driving forces of the narrative, the whole thing is like a game of chess be
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Lead or Supporting #8 Steve Carell in “Foxcatcher”
Supporting. IMHO, Tatum is the sole lead.diego
Lead, supporting, it doesn’t matter. The real question is HOW did he get an Oscar nomination for such an awful performance?
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Lead or Supporting #2 Anthony Hopkins in “Silence of the Lambs”
I can't really explain it, but it really did feel like he was lead. Like his scenes with Clarice, itGabriel P. (gabspss)
He does felt like lead, but as the time passed, I realized he's a truly supporting character. A very interesting one for sure and who is crucial to the story, but still a supporting character.
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Lead or Supporting #13 Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain
I'm voting lead!estrelas
He's a co-lead but not as much of a category fraud as the likes of Rooney Mara, Brad Pitt or Mahershala Ali. The movie is mostly told by Ennis' perspective and Jake is not even in the third act of the movie. I'm ok with the supporting placement.
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Lead or Supporting No. 18: Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls
She was supportingGabriel P. (gabspss)
Maybe I need to rewatch the movie, but I remember her character about 100x more than I remember Beyoncé's character here. I think she was lead. Still an outstanding performance, she blew me away.
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