April 2, 2021

Faithspotting 2021 Academy Awards: Supporting Actor/Actress Nominees

Faithspotting 2021 Academy Awards: Supporting Actor/Actress Nominees

In the first of a 4 part series leading up to the Academy Awards, Mike and Kenny discuss the Actresses and Actors nominated for best supporting performances. For additional faith notes for most of the nominated films see the episode posts at ...


In the first of a 4 part series leading up to the Academy Awards, Mike and Kenny discuss the Actresses and Actors nominated for best supporting performances. For additional faith notes for most of the nominated films see the episode posts at   https://revkennydickson.com/

Best Supporting Actress:

Maria Bakalova  Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

     

Glenn Close     Hillbilly Elegy

   An awareness and appreciation for life, and not taking life for            granted.

   Filling voids in life with service and purpose.

   Living into God's goodness, image, and likeness.

   Call to love oneself as way of loving God and others.

 

Olivia Coleman   The Father 

   Following call and finding strength to stay, serve, and love               others, especially in the midst challenges and trials.

 

Amanda Seyfried    Mank

   The purpose and need of Biblical teaching for humility.

   Using God given talents for righteousness and not misuse them       for personal revenge and punitive purposes.

 

Yuh-Jung Youn      Minari

The obligation and call to serve and love family and neighbors.

The need to come to know those in one's care.

 

Best Supporting Actor:

Sacha Baron Cohen     The Trial Of The Chicago 7

   The obligation to stand, risk, and even suffer for rightiousness.

   The call to oppose pressure and temptation to reject and deny          beliefs.

   The call not to retaliate against hate and violence.

 

Daniel Kaluuya    Judas and the Black Messiah

   The responsibility leaders and governments have to shepherd         citizens under their care. (Jesus as Good Shepherd)

   The command to love enemies and end cycle of violence. 

 

Leslie Odom Jr.    One Night In Miami

   The faith to answer God's call to serve and use God given                 talents for righteousness.

   Demonstrates the purposes of community: support,                         accountability AND reconciliation following disagreements.

 

Paul Raci   Sound of Metal

   Maintaining faith and overcoming brokenness and loss.

   The place and transformative power of community.

 

LaKeith Stanfield    Judas and the Black Messiah

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