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Film Feature: Top 5 Oscar Nominations We’re Glad Didn’t Happen

26 January 2011 8:39 AM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Oscar. The holy day of the film industry. While other film pundits are scrambling for perspective – who made it and who didn’t – we’re giving thanks for the five 2010 films and personalities that didn’t get a nomination for Oscar night.

Whenever the schadenfreude attitude of “glad” comes up, there is always an equal and opposite “sad” feeling that it didn’t happen. For each notable glad they weren’t nominated, there will be a mitigating “backlash”.

5. Anne Hathaway for Best Actress, “Love and Other Drugs

Love and Other Drugs

Photo credit: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Amazingly, the popular Anne did receive a nomination at the Golden Globes for this film, playing Maggie Murdock, a sparkly victim of Parkinson’s Disease. At the same time, she was wooing a Viagra salesman name Jamie (Jack Gyllenhaal), who obviously lacked the drugs she was seeking. She also introduced herself »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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