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Oscar History: Supporting Actors and Actresses, 1936-Present

Tribute to the men and women who have won the Best Supporting Acting Award over the past 80 years, 1936 to the present. Walter Brennan was the first winner.

Mahana (The Patriarch): Lee (Once Were Warriros) Tamahori Western

Marking Lee Tamahori’s return to his native New Zealand, The Patriarch is an adaptation of Whale Rider author Witi Ihimaera’s autobiographical coming of age novel.

Samson and Delilah (1950): Historical Kitsch from Cecil B. DeMille Starring Victor Mature and Hedy Lamarr

Cecil B. DeMille’s kitschy biblical epic, starring Victor Mature and Hedy Lamarr, was a smash box-office hit, nominated for five Oscar Awards.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK – Trailer

Directed by Jon Favreau. Starring Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, and Bill Murray. Disney releasing on April 15, 2016.

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Deadpool: Behind the Scenes of Ryan Reynolds Box-Office Smash Hit

Tim Miller’s storytelling generates empathy for all the protagonists, particularly in the poignant love story between Wade and Vanessa Carlysle, who fall in love because of their flaws, rather than despite them. Vanessa had a rough childhood and is living a life full of regret.  She’s a prostitute when Wade meets her, and together they […]

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Oscar History: Gale Sondergaard, First Supporting Actress Winner, Blacklisted

In 1936, Gale Sondergaard became the first winner of the Supporting Actress Oscar, receiving the award for "Anthony Adverse." which was Gale Sondergaard, the first winner of the Supporting Actress Award, became a political casualties due to her marriage to director Herbert Biberman, who, suspected of Communist leanings, became one of the Hollywood Ten.

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Deadpool: Star (and Producer) Ryan Reynolds Was Born to Play the Part

Ryan Reynolds was the best arbiter, because he knows and loves the comics and has assimilated Deadpool’s voice and sense of humor

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Oscar History: Supporting Actors and Actresses, 1936-Present

Tribute to the men and women who have won the Best Supporting Acting Award over the past 80 years, 1936 to the present. Walter Brennan was the first winner.

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Oscar: Memorable Moments (Part 2)–Shortest, Funniest, Most Pretentious Acceptance Speeches

“I would like to thank my colleagues, Brahms, Bach, Beethoven, Richard Strauss.” Dimitri Tiomkin, Dramatic Score Award, The High and the Mighty.

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Oscar 2016: Alejandro G. Inarritu Wins Top Award from Directors Guild of America

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu won the Directors Guild of America Award for 2015’s top feature film, The Revenant.