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10 Oscar-Nominated Films Recast With Oprah Winfrey

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Every year, there are always one or two Oscars snubs (and upsets) that really hurt. In years past, it was Argo‘s Ben Affleck not getting nominated for Best Director, Sidney Poitier for In the Heat of the Night, or Jimmy Stewart’s emotional turn in Vertigo. This year, it was Oprah Winfrey‘s riveting performance in Lee Daniels’ The Butler. Say what you will about the film, but there was no discounting Winfrey’s turn as Gloria Gaines. She carried the film but, sadly, could not do enough to earn the movie a single nomination at this year’s Academy Awards.

But that’s where we come in. With Oprah out for The Butler, we decided to recast her in several of this year’s Oscar-nominated films. Damn the Academy! If they don’t want to recognize her for that role, then we’ll put in everything and see if they can get away with it. Because let’s face it: Every movie is made better with Oprah in it.

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The Good, The Bad & Gravity: Sandra Bullock’s Movies Ranked

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Sandra Bullock has had a varied and extended career filled with several highs. Most recently, she took 2013 by storm with her powerful, Oscar-nominated performance in Gravity. However, her career has also been litered with several lows, including her Razzie-winning role in All About Steve and those needless sequels to Miss Congeniality and Speed. Here at VH1, we took it upon ourselves to go back and re-watch, review and rank her 30+ films. That’s right everything from Forces of Nature to Two Weeks Notice finds its place among Bullock’s best films listed from worst to best.

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Gravity Talking Points: 5 Things To Know About Oscar’s Scariest Contender

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After months of promotion, teasing and thrilling audiences with trailers alone, Gravity is finally here. Opening nationwide everywhere on Friday, the movie has everyone talking. And with reason. It succeeds where many films have failed. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, this movie is one that will stick with you for a long time. Here’s why… Read more…