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Chadwick Boseman. Could this be his Oscar?

Here's a review of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Pretty high praise.

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by Anonymousreply 2211/21/2020

The Oscars love to award actors post death. How many have they given aside from Ledger? There have to be more, though it is odd to die right after given an award winning performance unless you are quite old.

by Anonymousreply 111/20/2020

This is one of those sad stories, that years later, when one of his films come on TV, you go awww- so sad. So much promise , but I am glad he had a few moments in the spotlight.

by Anonymousreply 211/20/2020

Lots of former winners in the running this year (including recent winner Gary Oldman in Mank) so Boseman’s chances are high.

by Anonymousreply 311/20/2020

He could also pick up a Supporting nomination for Da Five Bloods, which would probably be a surer thing. They haven't given a posthumous Lead award since Peter Finch.

by Anonymousreply 411/20/2020

Post death plus black? Bet on it.

by Anonymousreply 511/20/2020

Can't wait to hear his acceptance speech.

by Anonymousreply 611/20/2020

Who will get best actress this year? I can’t see them going for Frances McDormand again so soon.

Vanessa Kirby? Sophia Loren?

by Anonymousreply 711/20/2020

I hate it when they give an Oscar to a cadaver.

by Anonymousreply 811/20/2020

[quote]Who will get best actress this year? I can’t see them going for Frances McDormand again so soon.

We know who it won’t be.

by Anonymousreply 911/20/2020

R6 hologram?

by Anonymousreply 1011/20/2020

[quote]Who will get best actress this year? I can’t see them going for Frances McDormand again so soon.

She seems to be really well-liked in the industry. It wouldn't surprise me at all.

Same reason I expect Regina King will get a Best Director nom for One Night in Miami.

by Anonymousreply 1111/20/2020

I hope so. He & Viola Davis look like they're awesome in this. Damn. You know, ever since he died, I started watching his movies and Man, he was an amazing actor. When I think of the work he could have done in the future, it is just a terrible loss because he had a true gift. In fact, he would have surpassed most actors of his generation. Incredible talent. Profound loss to his art.

by Anonymousreply 1211/20/2020

R4 Heath Ledger says Hi.

by Anonymousreply 1311/20/2020

Lead, R13. LEAD. Ledger won Supporting.

by Anonymousreply 1411/20/2020

[quote][R4] Heath Ledger says Hi.

Heath was supporting not lead.

by Anonymousreply 1511/20/2020

Jesus he was still fucking dead.

by Anonymousreply 1611/20/2020

I thought someone said he would be submitted for supporting for Ma Rainey, so for sure if that's the case he's a lock.

by Anonymousreply 1711/20/2020

[quote]The Oscars love to award actors post death. How many have they given aside from Ledger?

Lemme see...one.

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by Anonymousreply 1811/20/2020

Elizabeth Taylor nearly died and then she won an Oscar for it.....

by Anonymousreply 1911/20/2020

All you have to do is die, Glenn Close.

by Anonymousreply 2011/21/2020

R1, Jeanne Eagels (The Letter), James Dean (East of Eden, Giant), Spencer Tracy (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), Ralph Richardson (Greystoke) and Massimo Troisi (Il Postino) all earned posthumous nominations for acting, but none of them won.

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by Anonymousreply 2111/21/2020

James Dean should have won for East of Eden.

by Anonymousreply 2211/21/2020
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