OscarGuy wrote:And Oprah Winfrey won the CBDeMille award because it's for both film AND television and there's no doubt that she has contributed to both, most especially television, having hosted the Oprah Winfrey Show for 25 years and 719 episodes. She has 35 TV credits as a producer, 5 movie credits as producer, 12 credits as a film actress, 11 credits as a TV actress. Maybe she's not an acting legend, but who said the CBDeMille award, named for a film director and producer, has to be given just to a TV or film actor?
Her acting credits (either medium) are respectable, but hardly the stuff of legend. The bulk of her career is in hosting and producing TV talk shows, for which there is no Golden Globes category. She won the award for being Oprah. An honorary/lifetime-achievement Emmy would be more fitting. If the Dems want to lose the next election, btw, nominating her is a great idea. I suspect/hope this is more of a trending hashtag than a serious notion.
As for the show...
I’ll be crushed if Metcalf loses the Oscar to Janney. It’s ironic that the one playing a fictional character (Metcalf) delivers a more realistic, vivid, human portrayal. I think everyone (except Tonya Harding) can see some of his or her mother in Marion McPherson. Melissa Leo already won in this decade for playing a one-note monster of a mother to an athlete whose career was derailed by what happened outside the arena. That should enough until the 2020s.