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Supporting Actors Steal the Show

03 Mar

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The highlights of the night for me were the acceptance speeches of Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o. Heartfelt and genuine, they both spoke to the heart of what filmmaking should be; it is an art form.

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A few months ago, I had an intense conversation about movies being entertainment and too much emphasis being put on them to enlighten viewers. I suppose because I fancy myself a writer, I beg to differ. I think that films are an important art medium to do what art does: inspire, anger, awaken, enlighten, inform…

But back to last night. I enjoyed those remarks and the musical performances most. I was also tickled by Ellen ordering the pizza.

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Posted by on March 3, 2014 in Arts, Movies, Music, Politics, women

 

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