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Jamie Foxx in Ray

Watching it right now. Do you think he deserved the Oscar?

by Anonymousreply 6January 23, 2023 1:51 AM

Bump

by Anonymousreply 1January 22, 2023 5:50 PM

Yes, he was excellent. I don't like how he comes across but he's a very good actor.

by Anonymousreply 2January 22, 2023 5:52 PM

A very well-deserved Oscar.

Interesting year. He beat Cheadle in Hotel Rawanda, Depp in Neverland, DiCaprio in The Aviator, and Eastwood in Million Dollar Baby.

Cheadle and Eastwood (it’s his best performance) had some decent buzz, but Foxx was lengths ahead and won the bulk (if not all) of the other awards. That Oscar was his the minute the film premiered.

by Anonymousreply 3January 22, 2023 7:07 PM

He was good but Ray is on the bland side, a run of the mill 2000’s biopic. I would’ve voted for Don Cheadle in Hotel Rwanda that year.

by Anonymousreply 4January 23, 2023 1:29 AM

I thought his performance was fantastic, and I could not take him seriously in anything because of his character Wanda, from In Living Color.

He really did a fantastic job transforming into Ray, vs giving a great impersonation.

by Anonymousreply 5January 23, 2023 1:47 AM

He gay.

by Anonymousreply 6January 23, 2023 1:51 AM
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