Casey Affleck

Denzel Washington's Best Actor snub is a loss for capturing the complexity of black fatherhood

Denzel Washington's Best Actor snub is a loss for capturing the complexity of black fatherhood

In true Oscars fashion, Denzel Washington, nominated for Best Actor for "Fences," and arguably the greatest actor of his generation, was snubbed. Casey Affleck, even with sexual harassment allegations surrounding his rise, got the nod for Best Actor in a strong Role in "Manchester By The Sea."

During Affleck’s acceptance speech, Denzel gave another “gif”-able, awards-worthy moment, walking a line between being respectful as the actor on stage praised Washington while gripping what should’ve been his award and staring Affleck down, knowing damn well that this is all a sham and the guy up there is a cornball who gave a pretty tepid,...

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