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Sunday Open Thread |Black Oscar Nominees

We conclude this week of Black Oscar Nominees with the Blacks Nominated for 2013. Best Picture: 12 Years A Slave Best Director: Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave

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Saturday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actor Nominees.   Best Actor in a Leading Role Year Name Film Role Status 1958 Sidney Poitier The Defiant Ones Noah Cullen Nominated 1963 Sidney Poitier Lilies … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actress Nominees.   Best Actress in a Leading Role Year Name Film Role Status 1954 Dorothy Dandridge Carmen Jones Carmen Jones Nominated 1972 Diana Ross Lady Sings … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Best Actress in a Supporting Role Year Name Film Role Status 1939 Hattie McDaniel Gone with the Wind Mammy Won 1949 Ethel … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today, we’ll look at Best Actor in a Supporting Role.   Best Actor in a Supporting Role Year Name Film Role Status 1969 Rupert Crosse The Reivers Ned Nominated 1981 Howard Rollins … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

We continue our look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today’s categories are: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Documentary Feature, Best Costume Design, Best Original Song, Best Original Score. Best Picture Academy Award for Best Picture Year Name Film Status 1985 Quincy … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Black Oscar Nominees

Well, before you know it, Black History Month will be upon us. And, it’s already awards season. So, I thought we’d take a look at Black Oscar Nominees. Today we’re going to look at the categories of Best Writing (Adapted … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | The Films of Spike Lee

This week, we’ve explored the films of Spike Lee. 2000 Bamboozled Bamboozled is a 2000 satirical film written and directed by Spike Lee about a modern televised minstrel show featuring black actors donning blackface makeup and the violent fall-out from … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | The Films of Spike Lee

This week, we’re exploring the films of Spike Lee. 1996 Get on the Bus Get on the Bus is a 1996 film about a group of African-American men who are taking a cross-country bus trip in order to participate in … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The Films of Spike Lee

This week, we’re exploring the films of Spike Lee. 1992 Malcolm X Malcolm X is a 1992 American biographical motion picture about the African-American figure Malcolm X. Directed and co-written by Spike Lee, the film stars Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, … Continue reading

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