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Why did Al Pacino boycott the Oscars in 1973?

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After Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather came out in 1972, it was no shock that it received a swathe of nominations for awards at the Oscars ceremony the following year. After all, even today, the film starring Al Pacino and Marlon Brando is considered one of the best cinematic works of all time and was raking in $1million a day off a $6million budget.

When the Academy Award nods came in, The Godfather had amassed an impressive 11 nominations. Amongst them were Best Picture for Albert S. Ruddy, Best Actor in a Leading Role for Marlon Brando and Best Adapted Screenplay for both Coppola and Mario Puzo. All of those nominations turned into wins, much to the delight of those taking home awards that night.

In addition to those nominations, James Caan, Robert Duvall and Al Pacino all received nods for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. While for both Caan and Duvall, that would have been flattering, Al Pacino was less than impressed. He felt that he had done enough in the film to be nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role – which Brando ended up winning.

Pacino was insulted by the ‘Supporting Actor’ tag he had received. After all, Pacino’s total screen time in The Godfather as Michael Corleone was larger than Brando’s – who played his on-screen father. As such, Pacino was infuriated and opted not even to attend the Academy Awards ceremony of 1973.

Recently, Pacino has opened up on the reason that he missed the ceremony. “I was somewhat uncomfortable with being in that situation, being in that world,” he said. “I was also working onstage in Boston at that time [with Richard III]. But that was an excuse. I just was afraid to go.”

“I was young, younger than even my years,” he added. “I was young in terms of the newness of all this. It was the old shot-out-of-a-cannon syndrome. And it’s connected to drugs and those kinds of things, which I was engaged in back there, and I think that had a lot to do with it. I was just unaware of things back then.”

Interestingly enough, Pacino’s absence from the ceremony was largely overshadowed by Brando anyway. When the presenters of the award announced Brando’s win for Best Actor in a Leading Role, rather than come on stage to collect the prize, he instead sent up Sacheen Littlefeather to give a speech on the lack of representation of Native Americans in the cinema. So even on the night he chose not to show up, Pacino could do nothing about Brando overshadowing him once again.

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Why Johnny Depp’s Great Nightmare On Elm Street Return Never happened

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Johnny Depp got his launch in Wes Craven’s classic slasher Agony On Elm Street, but unfortunately observers missed out on his New Agony return.

While Johnny Depp was willing to duplication his part for a Agony On Elm Street effect, unfortunately, observers missed out on this gem due to an doubtful issue.

As a director, Wes Craven was noway short of whim-whams. The horror legend made his mark in the kidney with Last House on the Left and The Hills Have Eyes, a brace of bleak, unstinting 70s exploitation pictures that hid sharp social commentary under a lot of tense set- pieces, horrible spear, and hopelessly dark plot twists.

Over the decades, Craven continued to review the horror kidney with ballot- spawning slasher masterpieces like Scream and Agony On Elm Street as well as further outré chow similar as The Serpent and the Rainbow and My Soul to Take. still, Craven’s unerring whim-whams was shaken at one unanticipated point in his outstanding career.

Luckily, this did n’t deprive observers of a horror classic. still, Craven’s query did mean that horror suckers missed out on a potentially memorable scene that noway made it into the Agony On Elm Street series despite the director’s ambitious plans.

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Jenna Ortega’s Biggest Regret? Wednesday Scene Fans Can’t Stop Talking About

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Despite the ultimate fan love she received for the viral Wednesday dance, the actress seems to think she could have done better.

Quickly becoming one of Netflix‘s biggest hits ever, Wednesday is marching through Twitter threads, TikTok videos, and Instagram reels and garnering views and likes months after the premiere. All of this thanks to the show’s most popular scene — the Wednesday dance to The Cramps’ Goo Goo Muck at the school disco at Nevermore.

However, speaking with Entertainment Tonightat the Golden Globes ceremony, the show’s main star Jenna Ortega revealed that she isn’t fully satisfied with the final result.

“There was so much I could have done and should have done. So, the fact that anyone has shown any appreciation or even tried it themselves is unfathomable to me,” the actress said, commenting on the Wednesday dance’s viral popularity.

Ortega choreographed the dance herself, somehow managing to combine improvisation and old goth moves. Besides, she also revealed that she had to film the scene while having coronavirus — something that the actress and the production were heavily criticized for.

Still, despite Ortega’s apparent regrets, the dance scene is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Netflix’s Wednesday. This all started with a TikTok edit that popularized the dance, but with a high-pitched remix of Lady Gaga‘s Bloody Mary instead of the original soundtrack.

Now, Netflix has greenlit Wednesday for a second season — and even used Bloody Mary to promote the upcoming sequel, apparently nodding to the viral song choice. The premiere date for Wednesday season 2 is yet to be announced.

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Jenna Ortega’s love life: Is the ‘Wednesday’ star dating anyone?

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After the enormous success of ‘Wednesday’, everybody wants to know everything about its star Jenna Ortega.The 20-year-old actress has increased her popularity, and with that, it usually comes curiosity about her personal life, especially if she is dating anyone.

In the series, Ortega’s character is in the middle of a love-triangle between Tyler and Xavier, and fans also wish to see a relationship between Wednesday and Enid. However, while Ortega has grown up in the public eye, she has been very protective of her personal life.

As she is set to appear in a romantic comedy with her co-star Percy Hynes White, who recently has been accused by several women of abuse on Twitter (neither the actor or Netflix has addressed them so far), many wonder if they’re romantically involved. Check out what we know.

Does Jenna Ortega have a boyfriend?

As far as we know, Ortega isn’t dating anyone at the moment. However, fans have speculated that Ortega and Hyne White could be an item because she invited him as her date for the Golden Globes. However, anything is confirmed and they can just be friends.

On the other hand, per Netflix Life, J-14 magazine reported that Ortega left the Globes after-party with ‘The Fabelmans’ star Gabriel LaBelle. Certainly, that doesn’t mean anything either but it’s another rumor that is around.

Also, as we said before, Ortega has always been private about her love life. In the past, she has been linked with actor Asher Angel and singer Jacob Sartorius. But, per Capital FM, Ortega denied that she dated any of the guys she has been linked to online during a podcast appearance in 2019.

Per the source, when asked what the craziest thing she ever heard about herself was, she said: “Probably relationships. According to the internet, I dated like six guys, [but I] dated none of them.”

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