‘Fifty Shades’ of Oscar? Taylor Swift could follow The Weeknd with a Best Song assignment for amorous film franchise
December 27, 2017 - Fifty Shades of Grey
“Fifty Shades of Grey” wasn’t what anyone would call a critically acclaimed film. Based on a renouned amorous novel by E.L. James, it indeed swept a Razzie Awards, including Worst Picture. But it’s also an Oscar nominated film interjection to a strain “Earned It” achieved and co-written by The Weeknd. The academy nominated it for Best Original Song. Now a 2017 sequel, “Fifty Shades Darker,” could also potentially contend during both endowment ceremonies given it too was a aim of vicious ridicule though also constructed a strike strain from a stream cocktail star: “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” by Taylor Swift. Can she win over a Oscars as partial of her bid for universe domination?
“I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” is a duet between Swift and former One Direction star Zayn. It appearance during number-two on a Billboard Hot 100 singles draft progressing this year, though while we competence consider highfalutin Oscar electorate would spin adult their noses during immature stars on a cocktail charts, a academy has proven to be welcoming to hit-makers of a moment. In further to The Weeknd’s assignment dual years ago, Oscars have been won in new years by Adele (the pretension strain from “Skyfall,” 2013), John Legend and Common (“Glory” from “Selma,” 2015), and Sam Smith (“Writing’s on a Wall” from “Spectre,” 2016). And nominations have also left to Pharrell Williams (“Happy” from “Despicable Me 2,” 2014), Lady Gaga (“Til it Happens to You” from “The Hunting Ground,” 2016), and Justin Timberlake (“Can’t Stop a Feeling” from “Trolls,” 2017), to name a few.
And a resources around both “Earned It” and “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” are similar. Both were top-five hits on a Billboard chart. And both perceived Grammy nominations before their Oscar bids. “Earned It” was nominated 3 times, winning Best RB Performance. It was also adult for Best Visual Media Song, that is where Swift contends this year for “Don’t Wanna Live” along with her co-writers Jack Antonoff and Sam Dew.
But we’re not giving Swift most of a possibility of earning an Oscar nom. Only one of a Expert film journalists we’ve polled, Bonnie Fuller (Hollywood Life), is betting on her to get in. And usually dual of a Top 24 Users, who got a tip scores presaging final year’s Oscar nominations, consider she’ll acquire a bid. None of Gold Derby’s Editors or All-Star Top 24 (who scored tip when we mix a final dual years’ predictions) are now awaiting her to make a cut. Overall “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” gets apart 100/1 odds. Are we underestimating her?
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