In the first of a 4 part series leading up to the Academy Awards, Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch discuss the Actresses and Actors nominated for best supporting performances. Follow for episode to listen to episode:
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