Video: Give That Oscar Back!

Some of this year's honorees weren't always winners.

by | March 4, 2014 | Comments

No one disputes the fact that this year’s Best Actress Oscar was Cate Blanchett’s to lose, or that the stunning performances by Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto were what powered Dallas Buyers Club into the Best Picture race, but let’s not pretend they’ve always been at the top of their game. With that in mind, here are some past failures that a few of this year’s Academy Award winners need to answer for:

Tag Cloud

Character Guide GLAAD Sci-Fi ABC Family green book RT21 YA technology Black Mirror First Look Marvel First Reviews Stephen King Extras Amazon Prime Shondaland Animation 2016 cancelled TV series Holidays what to watch finale ghosts toy story Spike BBC Ghostbusters political drama TV 71st Emmy Awards 45 TNT Disney Channel Ovation Certified Fresh comic golden globes Sneak Peek nature talk show Musical Disney Plus WGN IFC Infographic Lifetime Watching Series foreign The CW Comics on TV Logo game of thrones CW Seed Sundance Podcast Film Festival discovery Toys Valentine's Day Rock Brie Larson Year in Review docudrama Pixar richard e. Grant Nickelodeon El Rey video tv talk kids Best and Worst Universal Trophy Talk Polls and Games Tomatazos batman politics space Winter TV Horror 21st Century Fox GIFs Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt award winner hispanic Cartoon Network ESPN San Diego Comic-Con MSNBC disaster Oscars SXSW President binge Epix Pride Month VH1 Mindy Kaling historical drama YouTube Premium The Witch streaming MCU cars police drama Amazon DirecTV Red Carpet sports Grammys mutant free movies Spring TV Comedy Central IFC Films psycho Emmy Nominations robots Drama USA Network Shudder sequel war period drama canceled TV shows Heroines Superheroe social media Sony Pictures slashers Captain marvel casting Tumblr Vudu 2019 Television Academy Set visit Star Wars 20th Century Fox YouTube Action Warner Bros. cinemax Family Comedy dramedy Biopics boxoffice spy thriller Winners Lucasfilm Star Trek TCA 2017 YouTube Red supernatural Pirates National Geographic Fox News History doctor who Mudbound RT History Photos Calendar LGBTQ VICE PBS Trailer Paramount Network Cosplay renewed TV shows TBS 2015 Music joker zombie Rocky Kids & Family 2018 Comic Book crime thriller south america Cannes composers CBS All Access Trivia Awards Tour Summer Disney Marathons teaser Esquire spinoff spanish language revenge spider-man halloween zero dark thirty Emmys See It Skip It Thanksgiving CNN miniseries anime justice league NBC dragons book jamie lee curtis Superheroes DC Comics Teen aliens Video Games sitcom Bravo anthology Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Box Office Showtime Nominations Premiere Dates crime movies thriller Schedule zombies Netflix NYCC true crime crossover cancelled television Fantasy Elton John A&E Super Bowl science fiction CBS AMC Adult Swim Mary Tyler Moore quibi Mary Poppins Returns cults Dark Horse Comics diversity vampires cats Paramount Ellie Kemper Sundance Now Arrowverse ABC cancelled cooking GoT LGBT TV Land latino Countdown Anna Paquin TIFF festivals cops Walt Disney Pictures crime drama television Women's History Month ratings Pop Spectrum Originals blaxploitation DC streaming service Nat Geo BET Song of Ice and Fire 2017 Awards harry potter Amazon Prime Video OWN Christmas New York Comic Con Rocketman The Walking Dead strong female leads Musicals Food Network canceled romance Columbia Pictures facebook Syfy Apple TV+ PaleyFest Rom-Com stand-up comedy The Arrangement Opinion Binge Guide HBO Max TCM Lionsgate DC Universe based on movie Acorn TV Creative Arts Emmys CMT animated WarnerMedia medical drama children's TV serial killer elevated horror Crackle BBC America Reality Competition TLC Election Starz transformers hist USA biography FX American Society of Cinematographers natural history DGA spain witnail Tarantino Masterpiece Martial Arts Freeform Fall TV E3 Reality Hulu ITV singing competition dc FXX theme song Disney streaming service X-Men travel dceu MTV 24 frames TV renewals cancelled TV shows APB Writers Guild of America SundanceTV Britbox TruTV unscripted TCA game show Chernobyl SDCC Apple adventure Western Pet Sematary HBO series Quiz psychological thriller Country Mary poppins Peacock mockumentary Interview E! FOX adaptation Mystery Film comiccon 007