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#41 LawrenceA

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Posted 16 April 2017 - 06:21 PM

I have Wiley Wiggins on the cusp between Best Juvenile and Best Actor.

 

I guess he would have been between 15-16 when it was made, so it's your call.



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Posted 16 April 2017 - 06:14 PM

I have one declaration and one question:

 

1) Jason London and Wiley Wiggins are the leads in Dazed & Confused. Everyone else is supporting.

 

2) Who are the leads in Short Cuts? Are there any, or should everyone be considered supporting?

 

I have Wiley Wiggins on the cusp between Best Juvenile and Best Actor.



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Posted 16 April 2017 - 03:31 AM

deleted - wrong thread.  Apologies.



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Posted 16 April 2017 - 03:27 AM

deleted - wrong thread



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Posted 16 April 2017 - 02:14 AM

I have one declaration and one question:

 

2) Who are the leads in Short Cuts? Are there any, or should everyone be considered supporting?

 

They're all supporting, in my opinion.  I just rewatched it last week.


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Posted 15 April 2017 - 04:02 PM

1993

Gong Li , Leslie Cheung and Zhang Fenyi are all leads in Farewell My Concubine.



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Posted 15 April 2017 - 01:09 PM

I have one declaration and one question:

 

1) Jason London and Wiley Wiggins are the leads in Dazed & Confused. Everyone else is supporting.

 

2) Who are the leads in Short Cuts? Are there any, or should everyone be considered supporting?



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Posted 15 April 2017 - 12:05 PM

Leading vs. Supporting Categories in 1993 …

IMO John Malkovich was a lead actor in In the Line of Fire.  It’s a two-hand cat-and-mouse film which Malkovich just about shares with Clint Eastwood.  Oscar had Malkovich in supporting.

I also think Rosie Perez was the lead actress in Fearless.  She didn’t have the name factor that Jeff Bridges had but she just about shares the film with him.  The film often follows her story.  Oscar had her in supporting. 

Donald Sutherland, Stockard Channing and Will Smith are all leads in Six Degrees of Separation.

Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington are both leads in Philadelphia

Joan Cusack is a lead actress in Addams Family Values.  She is practically the entire film.

Hipe Thi Le is the lead actress in Heaven and Earth.

Kurt Russell is the sole lead in Tombstone.

Tommy Lee Jones is supporting in The Fugitive.

 

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 05:03 PM

Greta Scacchi lead or supporting in The Player?

 

I would think Tim Robbins is the sole lead in that. I'm willing to be overruled though, as it has been awhile since I last watched it.



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 03:42 PM

Chris O'Donnell is a co-lead in Scent of a Woman (1992).



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 02:45 PM

Greta Scacchi lead or supporting in The Player?



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Posted 10 April 2017 - 06:01 AM

Several cases of doubt for 1992. Tell me if you disagree.

 

Bitter Moon - I think Hugh Grant and Kristin Scott Thomas have the leading roles.

Dracula - Gary Oldman is the male lead. I see Winona Ryder as the female lead.

Husbands and Wives - Woody Allen and Mia Farrow have the leading roles.

Single White Female - Bridget Fonda and J. J. Leigh are both leading. There's no male lead.


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Posted 10 April 2017 - 04:24 AM

Leading vs. Supporting Categories in 1992 …

IMO Al Pacino was a lead actor in Glengarry Glen Ross.  Oscar had him competing in the supporting category.  Jack Lemmon is also a lead in GGR.  Kevin Spacey and Alec Baldwin are supporting.

And IMO Marisa Tomei was the lead actress in My Cousin Vinny.  The producers of Vinny had her in Oscar’s supporting category which was a wise move as she won.  The size of her performance probably gave her an edge over her competitors.

Michelle Pfeiffer is the lead actress in Batman Returns.  Danny DeVito is supporting.

Josie Lawrence and Miranda Richardson are both leads in Enchanted April.  Polly Walker and Peggy Ashcroft are supporting.

Harvey Keitel and Tim Roth are both leads in Reservoir Dogs.

 

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 03:26 AM

Has nobody thought about leads and supporting for 1992 at all?



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Posted 02 April 2017 - 05:34 PM

Leading vs. Supporting Categories in 1991 …

I have Anthony Hopkins in the lead actor category as had Oscar for The Silence of the Lambs though there probably is an argument for this being a supporting part.  Several movie critics thought so.

 

I have Hopkins as supporting.



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Posted 02 April 2017 - 10:48 AM

 

Question: Would you consider Juliette Lewis’ performance in Cape Fear to be eligible for the Juvenile Acting Award?  I believe that she was 17 at the time of filming.

She's too old in my book. For myself I follow the rule that anyone born in 1975 or later counts as juvenile in 1991.


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Posted 02 April 2017 - 02:13 AM

Leading vs. Supporting Categories in 1991 …

I have Anthony Hopkins in the lead actor category as had Oscar for The Silence of the Lambs though there probably is an argument for this being a supporting part.  Several movie critics thought so.

Robert Duvall and Laura Dern are the leads in Rambling Rose.

Judy Davis is the lead actress in Naked Lunch.

Billy Crystal is the sole lead in City Slickers.

Ethan Hawke and Klaus Maria Brandauer are both leads in White Fang.

Dianne Wiest and Jodie Foster are both leads in Little Man Tate.

IMO Nick Nolte, Robert De Niro and Jessica Lange are all leads in Cape Fear.  Juliette Lewis is supporting.

Question: Would you consider Juliette Lewis’ performance in Cape Fear to be eligible for the Juvenile Acting Award?  I believe that she was 17 at the time of filming.

 

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Posted 01 April 2017 - 11:36 AM

Close is in Reversal of Fortune a great deal.  We think that she spends a lot of it in a coma but much of the film is in flashback in which she features.  There would not be many lead actresses if you didn't include ones such as these.



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Posted 31 March 2017 - 07:10 PM

I think Bracco and Close are supporting.  Almost all their scenes are with Liotta and Irons, but Liotta and Irons have plenty of scenes without their wives.

 

Bracco is definitely a lead in my book. Not only is she in the film a great deal, but segments are also told from her point of view. I would be more on the fence about Close.


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Posted 31 March 2017 - 06:05 PM

Leading vs. Supporting Categories in 1990 …

IMO Lorraine Bracco was the lead actress in Goodfellas.  Oscar had her in the supporting category as did many other awards.

Glenn Close is the lead actress in Reversal of Fortune.

 

I think Bracco and Close are supporting.  Almost all their scenes are with Liotta and Irons, but Liotta and Irons have plenty of scenes without their wives.






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