Link of the day: How to get an Oscar nomination

By now, almost everyone knows that the best way for an actor—or actress, but I really dislike the word sometimes—to garner an Oscar nomination includes being British or playing a person with mental disabilities.

Well, Variety’s Timothy M. Gray came up with a few more categories to add to the “Oscars bait” pool, including:

Talk funny. Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood was a prime example of a long, proud tradition of speaking in a strange voice, using eccentric rhythms and speech patterns and—this is important—doing it while squinting.

Posted on November 26, 2008 at 07:04 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink
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  1. Written by Kei'ichi Arumena
    on 2008-11-27 at 04:49

    Yeah, my favorite japanese movie, Initial D and Tokyo Godfathers.

  2. Written by Unmature
    on 2008-11-27 at 10:34

    Tom Hanks should have like 10 Oscars

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