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2015 Oscars Challenge: [4] Selma – Best Original Song

“GLORY” FROM SELMA Music and Lyrics by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn John Legend and Common (who also stars in “Selma”) come together to perform the song “Glory,” which plays during the end credits of “Selma”. Under pictures of the cast and their characters, the song’s lyrics hit historical moments from the walk in Selma depicted in the film to the struggles of race … Read More 2015 Oscars Challenge: [4] Selma – Best Original Song

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2015 Oscars Challenge: [4] Selma – Best Picture

What a funny year when a well-made, socially relevant, historical biopic about Martin Luther King Jr. is passed up almost completely at the Academy Awards. You can site that it was a competitive year all you want, but having now actually seen “Selma,” it is mind-blowing that such a stellar film with such a stake in our national history was completely brushed away. Now, … Read More 2015 Oscars Challenge: [4] Selma – Best Picture