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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (August)

Big moves and debuts for August but Timothée Chalamet remains at #1 With the announcement of the lineups of the Venice and Toronto film festivals, we start to push outside of the Oscar prediction guessing game and into more solid, definable territory. Plus, the information we have about those two fests give us clues as to what will show up …

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First trailer for Barry Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ commemorates James Baldwin’s birthday

The long-awaited trailer to Barry Jenkins’ follow-up to his Oscar-winning Moonlight is here. Jenkins has long been one of James Baldwin’s most ardent fans and debuts his adaptation of Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk on the celebrated author’s birthday, with Baldwin’s haunting words deeply embedded. “There are days when you wonder, what your role is in this country and what …

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Barry Jenkins shares ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ first look at Essence Fest with Regina King, Stephan James and KiKi Layne

It’s been less than two years but people have been highly anticipating the follow-up to Barry Jenkins’ Oscar-winning Moonlight, which won Best Picture, Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali and Adapted Screenplay (for Jenkins and short story creator Tarell Alvin McCraney) at the 89th Academy Awards. He came to Essence Fest in New Orleans to share a first look at that …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (June) – Sam Elliott, Adam Driver up; J.K. Simmons, Mahershala Ali debut

Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) remains atop the Supporting Actor chart for another month with the drug addiction family drama Beautiful Boy and again with newly minted Supporting Actor Oscar winner Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) on his heels at #2 with Dick Cheney biopic Backseat starring as then-president George W. Bush. After that …

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Oscar winner Sissy Spacek joins Julia Roberts drama ‘Homecoming’ at Amazon

Oscar winner Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter) is the latest to join the Julia Roberts 30-minute Amazon drama Homecoming from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail. Homecoming is based on a fictional podcast series of the same name about employees at a secret government agency who are eager to re-enter civilian life. Spacek will play Roberts’ mother. Podcast creators Eli Horowitz and …

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2019 Oscars: The Supporting Actor Contenders (March)

The Supporting Actor bench this year is pretty stacked and even includes another chance a double nominations from the same film, as we just saw happen with Three Billboards (after not happening since 1992). And, as luck would have it, it’s a film with the current Best Supporting Actor winner Sam Rockwell. Adam McKay’s Backseat, the Dick Cheney biopic, is …

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