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Infographic: How to win a Best Actress Oscar (spoiler alert: play a wife)

Tweet Hey ladies! If you want to win an Academy Award for Best Actress, get cast as a wife, mother, sister, daughter, or girlfriend STAT! Fellas! If you want to win an Academy Award for best Actor, get cast as a husband, father, brother, son, or boyfriend STAT an important historical figure. That’s the lesson [...]
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Mental illness and why Silver Linings Playbook deserved an Oscar for Best Screenplay

TweetBesides earning Jennifer Lawrence a well-deserved Oscar for Best Actress, Silver Linings Playbook was robbed at last night’s Academy Awards. The Academy wasted an opportunity to honor a film that dealt with mental illness in a nuanced, realistic, sensitive and engaging way. Let’s look at the important categories SLP was up for. Editing: the award [...]
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