As is traditional now that the Academy Award nominations have been announced, we’re profiling the nominees in each of the main categories and assessing their strengths and weaknesses going into the competition. We already profiled Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor. Today is ladies’ day, with the Best Supporting Actresses getting their turn. Whether scene-stealing, star-supporting or heartbreaking, these five are the chosen contenders for the Oscar. But who will go home empty-handed on the night?
Honestly, Nyong'o is the only really, really, really logical choice for best supporting actress. J Law and Julia Roberts already have oscars they can brag out. Sally Hawkins was the (ahem) "black sheep nod" for best supporting actress, so there will be confusion if she wins. so it really comes down to Squibb and Nyong'o. you can either make a star or reward a star for her long work in cinema. This really tares me to pieces. Squibb or Nyong'o hmmmmmmm........NYONG'O!!!!!! because 1) She winning all of the awards (except the Globes, who love J.Law) . 2) she's a young actress, this could give her a HUGE career boost. and 3) A good portion of voters like emotional performances (Kate Winslet in The Reader, Anne Hathaway in Les Mis, the list goes on) so that could factor. final choice, Nyong'o for those three reasons. More
Posted by Darren47 on Thursday January 23, 2014, 22:01
I would give Award to Julia Roberts. Lawrence is young and talented but like with Portman after her oscar she was everyone's favorite and greatest actress of all time. Hell no. Lawrence did a great job but I think that role was not for her, Amy is older than Lawrence and she is supposed to be younger woman is Bale's character life..so... Julia did a great job opposite Meryl Streep and that's not easy job.
They both won academy award for best actress in a leading role. More
Posted by bassbariton88 on Thursday January 23, 2014, 15:27
She was mint as that character! it was the best thing she's done, She will will I hope x More
Posted by ruddick on Thursday January 23, 2014, 12:18