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  1. Black History Month: Spotlight on Octavia SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her endearing performance as the feisty Minny Jackson in Tate Taylor's The Help . With her win, Spencer joined an elite group, becoming just the sixth black actress to win an acting Oscar (and only the ...

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  2. Oscar Predictions 2017: Your Guide to the Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Skanner

    ... Century Women") and Janelle Monae ("Moonlight") Comment: Viola Davis finally gets the Oscar she deserved for "The Help." This go-round, she strategically avoided a head-to-head showdown with Meryl Streep by downsizing her starring role into a ...

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  3. Blah Blah 'La La Land' Will Crush the 89th Annual Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The New York Observer

    ... sense that she's overdue for an Oscar in light of her 2012 loss to Meryl in a very tight Best Actress race pitting The Help vs. The Iron Lady . Residual questions about whether Davis' role is actually a lead are moot. Similarly, last year, it didn't ...

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  4. Oscars 2017: Best picture nominees show wide-ranging diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Newsday

    ... of three real-life women who broke racial boundaries at NASA during the 1960s feels like this year's version of "The Help" - and not just because both films feature Octavia Spencer. "Hidden Figures" tackles an unpleasant subject - racism - with ...

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  5. Oscars 55 mins ago 10:43 a.m.Oscars 2017: Predictions on who will win, who should winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... who's had it with playing second fiddle to her husband. She could have won for Doubt, she should have won for The Help, but - barring the biggest upset in years - she'll win for Fences. Chazelle deserves much of the credit for why La La Land has ...

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  6. Stars you'll be shocked to discover have never won an OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... away with not awarding Viola Davis a trophy despite being nominated for her highly acclaimed work in both Doubt and The Help . It can redeem itself by handing over the Best Supporting Actress statue (for her work in Fences ) come Oscar night! ...

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  7. Why Emma Stone should win Best ActressRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Cavalier Daily

    Emma Stone does it all - and does it well. She has starred in a Broadway musical, has performed in hits like "Birdman" and "The Help" and she has played in a variety of roles, including a recovering addict, a rebellious high schooler and the love interest of Spider-Man - all to successful reviews and adoring audiences.

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  8. Oscars 2017: Predictions on who will win, who should winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | NorthJersey.com

    ... who's had it with playing second fiddle to her husband. She could have won for Doubt , she should have won for The Help , but - barring the biggest upset in years - she'll win for Fences . Chazelle deserves much of the credit for why La La Land has ...

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  9. Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily BeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Daily Beast

    ... the best actress alive right now. It will also be justice served for the time she was cruelly passed over ( The Help ) in favor of Streep's ridiculous turn in The Iron Lady . Let's move to Best Supporting Actor. Who do you think was overlooked? ...

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  10. Predicting This Year's Oscar Winners and Their Place in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... by solidifying her status as a historic figure. Thanks to this third nomination - following one for Best Actress ( The Help ) and an earlier Best Supporting Actress ( Doubt ) - Davis stands as the most-nominated African-American actress. The lead ...

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  11. Oscars 2017: Viola Davis heads diverse field of best supporting actress nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Newsday

    ... love. She plays Dorothy Vaughn, a self-taught computer programmer working at NASA during the 1960s. As she did in "The Help," Spencer strikes a perfect balance between pathos and comic relief. Like Kidman in "Lion," Williams plays a mother, and ...

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  12. Viola Davis Selected as Harvard Foundation's Artist of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Harvard Crimson

    ... for her roles in "King Hedley II" and "Fences." She also received critical acclaim for her acting in films such as "The Help" and "Doubt," and won a Golden Globe last month for her "Fences" performance. "This year, Viola Davis really stood out to ...

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  13. Oscars 2017: 7 films you must watch before the ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... Starring two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington - who also directed the film - and Viola Davis, previous star of The Help, Prisoners and Suicide Squad, the film follows a working class African-American (Denzel) trying to raise his family in the ...

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  14. BWW Flashback: Take a Look Back at Oscar-Nominee Viola Davis' Tony-Winning Stage CareerRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... has won three Drama Desks and three SAG Awards, and FENCES marks her third Oscar nomination, following DOUBT and THE HELP. During her 2015 Emmy acceptance speech, Davis quoted Harriet Tubman and talked about breaking boundaries and redefining what ...

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  15. BWW Profile: la la Land's Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Star, Emma StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... turn in EASY A (2010), and her double-whammy turns in CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE and the award-winning film THE HELP. Before she was romanced by Andrew Garfield 's Peter Parker/Spiderman (on and off the screen) in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN I and II and other ...

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  16. I Just Can't Wait to be LinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... your Oscar future, if nominated, to try. Momentum means a lot to careers. If Viola Davis hadn't fought to win for The Help and gotten close, do we really think she would be such an easy lock this time around?) Harvard Gazette Tennessee William's ...

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  17. Oscar long shots deserve award for schmoozing during long, losing marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... similarly breezed to the Oscar lectern, collecting the supporting actress statuette for her portrayal of a maid in "The Help," in which she starred with Davis. For answers, I spoke to longtime studio executives, publicists, agents and even a few of ...

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  18. Viola Davis: 'Missing Out On An Oscar Is Like Falling From A High-rise Building'Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | WENN Blog

    Viola Davis has compared not winning an Oscar, when tipped as the favorite, to "falling" from a 100-story building. The 51-year-old star has landed her third Academy Award nomination for her performance in drama Fences this year and is battling it out against Nicole Kidman, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris and her The Help co-star Octavia Spencer in the best supporting actress category.

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  19. Octavia Spencer: Viola Davis will win the OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Sequoyah County Times

    ... But I also voted for Janelle and Taraji because I felt like they were amazing." Octavia has remained close to her 'The Help' co-stars, which includes Viola and Emma Stone, since they all starred together in the 2011 movie and was thrilled to see ...

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  20. Emma StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | CBS News

    ... Surf's up! Emma Stone is seen onstage at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards on Aug. 7, 2011, in Universal City, Calif. In "The Help" (2011), set in Mississippi in the early 1960s, Emma Stone stars as "Skeeter" Phelan, a young reporter whose expos about ...

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