academy awards nominee

If you think about why any story moves us, it’s because of a quaking moment of recognition. It’s never the shock of the new, it’s the shock of the familiar.
—  Joshua Oppenheimer, the director of the Oscar-nominated film The Look of Silence (2014), speaks about his practice as a documentary filmmaker. 
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Casey Affleck’s acceptance speech for Best Actor for ‘Manchester By The Sea’ at the 89th Academy Awards 2017

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I got the energy and the passion to serve as a medic. Right in the middle with the other guys. No less danger, just… While everybody else is taking life, I’m going to be saving it. With the world so set on tearing itself apart, it doesn’t seem like such a bad thing to me to want to put a little bit of it together. 

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2006
Nominated - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role:  Junebug

2009
Nominated - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Doubt

2011
Nominated - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: The Fighter

2013
Nominated - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: The Master

2014
Nominated - Best Performance by an Actress: American Hustle