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February 24, 2019 09:15AM
Not sure why but I totally enjoy watching the awards show. Likely because I'm a movie buff-especially on the big screen in the theater. Speaking of which: There are particular scenes in a movie that resonate with me to the point that I will never forget them. Viola Davis won an Oscar for just one scene in Doubt. If you saw the movie you know which scene-I think its the only one where she speaks. And then there is this year: If anyone has seen "Can You Ever Forgive Me" you know its a true story about a writer who fakes letters from famous people. The writer is played by Melissa McCarthy. One of the most memorable scenes I have EVER seen is when she is facing a judge about to sentence her. Her attorney has given her a script to read from after the judge says "is there anything you would like to say before I pass sentence?" After a few lines she goes off script and... ( I can't explain it-you have to see it). This is right up there with Davis' performance in Doubt as far as a single scene that won't let go of you-ever. I'm sure you can google the particular scene. No need to know the background of the story. Just "feel" her emotions.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/24/2019 09:18AM by waterfield.


waterfield110February 24, 2019 09:15AM

  Netflix films nominated for Oscars ?

IowaRam43February 24, 2019 09:32AM

  Re: Netflix films nominated for Oscars ?

waterfield44February 24, 2019 09:40AM

  Will probably tune in tonight , more out of curiosity

IowaRam52February 24, 2019 12:24PM

  Re: Oscars

RAMbeau54February 24, 2019 02:24PM

  Glad Spider Verse won best animated feature

IowaRam47February 24, 2019 06:02PM

  They need to give Spider-noir his own movie

IowaRam37March 10, 2019 08:02AM