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A Revolutionary Road to the Oscars

Finally, someone explains how Kate Winslet got nominated for the wrong movie


 

Among the mysteries of the cosmos, few are more baffling than this: how is it that the Oscars gave Kate Winslet a Best Actress nomination for The Reader after the same performance won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. Did she support her own lead performance? Winslet also won the Best Actress Golden Globe for Revolutionary Road, which was directed by her husband, Sam Mendes, and co-starred her Titanic heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio. She pitched her Academy campaign for the same roles in the same categories. But Oscar had ideas of his own. To find out what happened, go to:

Chicago Tribune


 
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