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Movie Quote of the Day – The Lucky One, 2012 (dir. Scott Hicks)


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Ellie: But you went to college?
Logan: Yes, ma’am. Just for a year.
Ellie: What’d you study?
Logan: I liked philosophy.
Beth: Really?
Logan: Yeah, I like to read.
Beth: Give us a quote of your favorite philosopher.
Logan: “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
Beth: Don’t tell me. Voltaire? It’s Voltaire, isn’t it?
Logan: It’s Dr. Seuss.

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Zero-Time Academy Award Nominees (part 2) – 20 of the Best Contemporary Actresses Who’ve Never Been Nom’d For Oscar


This list was a lot harder to come up with because most of the actresses I like/consider to be great at their craft are Oscar nominees or winners. I was thinking perhaps the reason there are less underrated actresses is because there are less great roles for actresses and thus less actresses are able to really shine. That being said I did come up with a list of 20 contemporary actresses who have never been nominated that I think have given at least one Oscar-worthy performance, if not filled their career with them.

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