Okay, so there was a fair amount of disappointment around the 2015 Academy Award nominations. Everything was not awesome for ‘The Lego Movie,’ robbed of a Best Animated Movie nod, and David Oyelowo’s dreams of a Best Actor nomination vanished when Steve Carell and Bradley Cooper’s names were mentioned instead. ‘Force Majeure’ got snubbed for a Best Foreign Language Film nomination and ‘Selma’’s Ava Duvernay was robbed in the Best Director Category. I just keep looking at the list of nominations and playing “Sad Trombone” over and over again. It’s basically the official theme song of the 2015 Academy Awards.
The Academy Awards have honored several songs through the years that have enhanced films since the 1930s. Every genre has made a contribution to the movies, including Country Music! Here's an impressive list of elite Country Music artists and songwriters that were featured in the movies and earned an Academy Award nomination.
The Academy Awards are on Sunday night on ABC. It's always very interesting to see which of the nominated movies gets all the "props". Sometimes I agree with them, and sometimes I think they're smoking something! Let's see where YOU stand on this.
There weren't a whole lot of surprises at the 83rd Academy Awards -- as expected, "The King's Speech" took the big prize as Best Picture. The film about King George VI overcoming his stutter also garnered a Best Actor statue for Colin Firth and a Best Director win for Tom Hooper.
"King"'s four statuettes tied "Inception," which also nabbed four awards in technical cat