mlrg wrote:dws1982 wrote:mlrg wrote:Frankly I've never seen anything from Charles Brackett. After looking him up at IMDb his filmography looks very slim and nothing stand out.
He's a hugely important filmmaker, and Killer of Sheep and To Sleep With Anger alone make him worthy of this recognition. And Nightjohn is one of the best children's films ever made.
Nightjohn is a made for TV movie
Cicely Tyson, Danny Glover or John Singleton would be better choices to cover the "African American quota" the Academy needs to have these days. As everything nowadays, it needs to be political correct.
Don't know why Cicely Tyson's name keeps coming up. Apart from Sounder for which she was nominated there is nothing worthy on her resumé - the ones she did for the big screen.
All her worthy projects were for television.