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Sunday, February 25, 2018

90th Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress

The nominees are:

Mary J. Blige, Mudbound

Role: The matriarch of a family of tenant farmers in 1940's Mississippi.

Oscar History: Also nominated for Best Original Song

Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Role: Tonya Harding's abusive mother.

Oscar History: First nomination

Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread

Role: The sister, and social and professional gatekeeper, of a famous and exacting designer.

Oscar History: First nomination

Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

Role: The exasperated mother of the teenage title character.

Oscar History: First nomination

Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Role: The best friend and reluctant co-conspirator of the main character.

Oscar History: 1 win for Best Supporting Actress and 1 previous nomination for Best Supporting Actress

What I've Seen: I Tonya, Lady Bird, Mudbound, Phantom Thread, The Shape of Water

Not Nominated But Should Have Been: Naomi Ackie, Lady Macbeth

My Pick: Laurie Metcalf

Predicted Winner: Laurie Metcalf

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