How to Get Away With Category Fraud

How to Get Away With Category Fraud

Little Gold Men - October 27, 2016 - 37:34

With the news confirmed that Viola Davis will be running as a supporting actress for Fences— the role that won her a lead actress Tony award— we talk about the perennial problem of category fraud, and why women are so much more likely to be considered supporting for roles that are actually leads. Plus we share our interview with Kelly Reichardt, director of Certain Women, and make bold predictions about who will win the best original screenplay Oscar.

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