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Oprah, Redford, Thompson: Oscar Snubs and Surprises
ABCNews ^ | January 16, 2014

Posted on 01/16/2014 11:20:47 AM PST by SMGFan

Perhaps no bigger snub was Oprah Winfrey failing to earn a nom for her supporting role in “The Butler.” After being snubbed by the Golden Globes, Winfrey seemed destined for a nomination, especially after having received a Screen Actors Guild nod. Instead, she and “The Butler” were shut out entirely from the 86th Academy Awards.

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TOPICS: Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: academyawards; hollywood; oscars; snub
Hollywood doesn't like The Oprah or The Butler... What awful actor choices to portray the Presidents & don't get me started on Danny "Jonathan from BTVS" Strong .
1 posted on 01/16/2014 11:20:47 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Maybe they heard how untrue the Butler was?


2 posted on 01/16/2014 11:22:16 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: SMGFan

Who or what is Oscar? Those stupid silly gold King Nebuchadnezzar statues?


3 posted on 01/16/2014 11:23:11 AM PST by RetiredArmy (I am proud to be a Christian and follower of my Lord Jesus Christ. Time is short for U to know Him!)
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To: GeronL

Blame Danny Strong. Famous for writing other garbage.

“Daniel W. “Danny” Strong is best known for his role as Jonathan Levinson in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He also wrote the screenplays for Recount, the HBO adaptation Game Change, and Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”


4 posted on 01/16/2014 11:24:16 AM PST by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: SMGFan

So sad for Oprah —

Pass me another beer.


5 posted on 01/16/2014 11:24:30 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: SMGFan

there’s no oscar category for “best piece of racist fiction”?


6 posted on 01/16/2014 11:33:35 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

hehehehe


7 posted on 01/16/2014 11:40:17 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: SMGFan

Maybe if she hadn’t been going around acting like a beyotch she might have gotten the nom. Perhaps even the rich liberals of hollywood feared hearing Oprah give a speech about her life of struggle and suffering in racist American and the world.


8 posted on 01/16/2014 11:43:28 AM PST by jocon307
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To: Borges; DollyCali; Perdogg

ping


9 posted on 01/16/2014 11:45:22 AM PST by EveningStar
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To: SMGFan

I predict every single statue goes to the slave movie.


10 posted on 01/16/2014 11:46:43 AM PST by DManA
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To: SMGFan
A movie I actually want to see, and one I heard that is very good.


11 posted on 01/16/2014 12:03:46 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: Uncle Chip

Sad for Oprah’s massive ego. Bet she’ll be extra snippy with her servants for the next few days.


12 posted on 01/16/2014 12:04:02 PM PST by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: stinkerpot65

It just might drive her to a shopping spree in Switzerland —


13 posted on 01/16/2014 12:14:03 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: GeronL
Maybe they heard how untrue the Butler was?

Doesn't stop them from giving "Best Documentary" to non-factual propaganda.

I haven't been to a movie theater this Millennium, but reading the comments on Drudge links, Harpo isn't a "real" actress, but only a part-timer sucking up a rare female black role, "Twelve Years..." is a "real" movie, and crowded out "Butler", etc.

This whole idea of "snub" - are these people (Redford, Hanks, etc.) entitled to a nomination just for showing up?

14 posted on 01/16/2014 12:23:00 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: Uncle Chip

Heh....!


15 posted on 01/16/2014 12:26:09 PM PST by 98ZJ USMC
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How long before Opduh pulls out the race card?

‘Semper Fi’


16 posted on 01/16/2014 12:50:34 PM PST by Moose47
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To: SMGFan; All

I have a friend who has a copy of the first film McConaughey ever made (DAZED AND CONFUSED). He and Ben Affleck signed it. It’s more than likely McConaughey’s first autograph since he signed it in 1992 way before he got anywhere near fame. Affleck had done a few things before but this is basically his first movie, too.

So, if McConaughey wins the Oscar, the script will have the autographs of two Oscar winners, both signed when they were just getting started.

My friend is thinking about putting it on ebay. First of all, should he wait until the Oscars to see if McConaughey wins? And, how much do you guys think he can get for it. A dealer offered him $1,100 a few years back.

He also has the sun glasses the “coach” wore in the film that he would include in the deal.


17 posted on 01/16/2014 1:24:46 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: SMGFan

Most overrated movie of the year was Blue Jasmine, IMO.


18 posted on 01/16/2014 1:26:27 PM PST by GSWarrior
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To: SMGFan

Aw, that’s a shame.


19 posted on 01/16/2014 1:36:13 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: SMGFan

Has Oprah started screaming “Racism” yet?


20 posted on 01/16/2014 2:30:21 PM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: RetiredArmy

Remember though, the original statue of King Nebuchadnezzar’s dream had feet of clay.

“Your Majesty looked, and there before you stood a large statue—an enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance. 32 The head of the statue was made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze, 33 its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of baked clay. “ Daniel 2:31-33


21 posted on 01/16/2014 6:44:07 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: BwanaNdege

Yes, yes. I only made a funny. Lets not get into the varied details.


22 posted on 01/17/2014 6:22:28 AM PST by RetiredArmy (I am proud to be a Christian and follower of my Lord Jesus Christ. Time is short for U to know Him!)
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