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It’s hard to believe but Oscar time is upon us again and this morning the Academy tossed out their list of this year’s nominees. As is always the case, there were a handful of surprises, several frustrations, and some things that simply didn’t make sense. As I do every year, here are a few random thoughts about this year’s Oscar nominations.
- First off, please never use this method of announcing the Oscar nominations again. It felt terribly messy and splotched together. C’mon Academy. Most of us aren’t complicated people. Just give us the nominations.
- Meryl Streep? Seriously? As I asked on Twitter, was she nominated for her performance in “Florence Foster Jenkins” or for her Golden Globes speech? Her automatic spot at the Oscar’s Best Actress table is getting ridiculous. Don’t get me wrong, she is good in “FFJ” but far from Oscar worthy. Worse than that she knocks out…
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