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6 Reasons Leonardo Dicaprio Has Never Won An Oscar

His best work doesnt get noticed Its hard to define what an Oscar-worthy movie click is, particularly after Gravity defied convention to scoop a ton of awards this year, but most years the Oscar botherers tend to be worthy films with weighty subject matters. 12 Years A Slave and Dallas Buyers Club are good examples this year, but these arent the kinds of films Leo tends to make. [ Donald Trump calls 'Django Unchained' a "totally racist movie" ] If you look back at some of the biggest films of DiCaprio's career so far - Inception, Shutter Island, Romeo + Juliet' - these are popcorn films (even if they were made by top notch celebrity gossip directors). In fact, its strange that for most of his most critically acclaimed roles, the aforementioned films, plus The Departed, Titanic, Catch Me if You Can, Revolutionary Road', he didnt earn a single nomination. All star cast... Django Unchained (Credit: Sony) Hes overshadowed by co-stars DiCaprios name on your poster is like a stamp of quality assurance. If Leos in it, of course its going to be good. This allows for actors around him to experiment, to push boundaries, because theyre safe in the knowledge more that Leo is there to anchor the film around them. [ Watch: Kate Winslet's 'Titanic' screentest ] However, this can sometimes lead to their performances stealing the limelight from Leo.
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