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Davis and Spencer poised to win Oscar

Academy Award

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The wisdom of the twitter points to two beautiful black women trotting out with Oscar in tow.

I am pulling for them even if Melissa Perry Harris blasted them or whatever.  Where are her Hollywood creds? Stick to politicking Melissa. I didn’t think you were into reviewing films.  Just because the movie has black women in it does not make you an expert on the film industry hello…

Anyway the movie was great and the acting as I pointed out in my review of the movie that they would be on the Oscar short list.  Now take that black women who did not like the movie.

The Oscar In-List of Nominees

 

English: Actress Octavia Spencer

Minnie

http://www.oscars.org/awards/academyawards/84/nominees.html

Actress in a Leading Role

 

Actress in a Supporting Role

 

 and for best picture “The Descendants” made the list.  I don’t think so.

Best Picture

 
  • “The Artist” Thomas Langmann, Producer
  • “The Descendants” Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers
  • “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” Scott Rudin, Producer
  • “The Help” Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers
  • “Hugo” Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers
  • “Midnight in Paris” Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers
  • “Moneyball” Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers
  • “The Tree of Life” Nominees to be determined
  • “War HorseSteven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers

I blogged The Help and I think I predicted it would be a part of the Oscars and it is.  It might be this years “Precious” who knew?  Black women did not like this film because again it pictures black women in subsurvient roles to the almight white woman.  What else is news?

I saw at least four of these films but not all.

2011 Emmy nods—many for Kennedy mini series

Greg Kinnear

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http://www.emmys.com/sites/emmys.com/files/PressReleaseNoms2011emmys_1.pdf

 

Here’s the PDF with all the nominees. Greg Kinnear nom for best actor as President Kennedy and the actor who played Bobby was also nominated..

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