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Postby olywaguy » Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:49 am

Winners are in bold.

Asia was the big winner!! India has 8 wins for Slumdog Millionaire and one for Smile Pinki in the Short Documentary category; one for Japan for best Foreign Film Departures. Benjamin Button gets 3 wins.

Surprise win in Best Actor for Sean Penn. Everyone was expecting Mickey Rourke to get it.



Performance by an actor in a leading role

* Richard Jenkins in “The Visitor” (Overture Films)
* Frank Langella in “Frost/Nixon” (Universal)
* Sean Penn in “Milk” (Focus Features)
* Brad Pitt in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
* Mickey Rourke in “The Wrestler” (Fox Searchlight)

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

* Josh Brolin in “Milk” (Focus Features)
* Robert Downey Jr. in “Tropic Thunder” (DreamWorks, Distributed by DreamWorks/Paramount)
* Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Doubt” (Miramax)
* Heath Ledger in “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.)
* Michael Shannon in “Revolutionary Road” (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage)

Performance by an actress in a leading role

* Anne Hathaway in “Rachel Getting Married” (Sony Pictures Classics)
* Angelina Jolie in “Changeling” (Universal)
* Melissa Leo in “Frozen River” (Sony Pictures Classics)
* Meryl Streep in “Doubt” (Miramax)
* Kate Winslet in “The Reader” (The Weinstein Company)

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

* Amy Adams in “Doubt” (Miramax)
* Penélope Cruz in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” (The Weinstein Company)
* Viola Davis in “Doubt” (Miramax)
* Taraji P. Henson in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
* Marisa Tomei in “The Wrestler” (Fox Searchlight)

Best animated feature film of the year

* “Bolt” (Walt Disney), Chris Williams and Byron Howard
* “Kung Fu Panda” (DreamWorks Animation, Distributed by Paramount), John Stevenson and Mark Osborne
* “WALL-E” (Walt Disney), Andrew Stanton

Achievement in art direction

* “Changeling” (Universal), Art Direction: James J. Murakami, Set Decoration: Gary Fettis
* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Art Direction: Donald Graham Burt, Set Decoration: Victor J. Zolfo
* “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.), Art Direction: Nathan Crowley, Set Decoration: Peter Lando
* “The Duchess” (Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films), Art Direction: Michael Carlin, Set Decoration: Rebecca Alleway
* “Revolutionary Road” (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage), Art Direction: Kristi Zea, Set Decoration: Debra Schutt

Achievement in cinematography

* “Changeling” (Universal), Tom Stern
* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Claudio Miranda
* “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.), Wally Pfister
* “The Reader” (The Weinstein Company), Chris Menges and Roger Deakins
* “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), Anthony Dod Mantle

Achievement in costume design

* “Australia” (20th Century Fox), Catherine Martin
* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Jacqueline West
* “The Duchess” (Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films), Michael O’Connor

* “Milk” (Focus Features), Danny Glicker
* “Revolutionary Road” (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage), Albert Wolsky

Achievement in directing

* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), David Fincher
* “Frost/Nixon” (Universal), Ron Howard
* “Milk” (Focus Features), Gus Van Sant
* “The Reader” (The Weinstein Company), Stephen Daldry
* “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), Danny Boyle

Best documentary feature

* “The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)” (Cinema Guild), A Pandinlao Films Production, Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath
* “Encounters at the End of the World” (THINKFilm and Image Entertainment), A Creative Differences Production, Werner Herzog and Henry Kaiser
* “The Garden” A Black Valley Films Production, Scott Hamilton Kennedy
* “Man on Wire” (Magnolia Pictures), A Wall to Wall Production, James Marsh and Simon Chinn
* “Trouble the Water” (Zeitgeist Films), An Elsewhere Films Production, Tia Lessin and Carl Deal

Best documentary short subject

* “The Conscience of Nhem En” A Farallon Films Production, Steven Okazaki
* “The Final Inch” A Vermilion Films Production, Irene Taylor Brodsky and Tom Grant
* “Smile Pinki” A Principe Production, Megan Mylan
* “The Witness - From the Balcony of Room 306” A Rock Paper Scissors Production, Adam Pertofsky and Margaret Hyde

Achievement in film editing

* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall
* “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.), Lee Smith
* “Frost/Nixon” (Universal), Mike Hill and Dan Hanley
* “Milk” (Focus Features), Elliot Graham
* “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), Chris Dickens

Best foreign language film of the year

* “The Baader Meinhof Complex” A Constantin Film Production, Germany
* “The Class” (Sony Pictures Classics), A Haut et Court Production, France
* “Departures” (Regent Releasing), A Departures Film Partners Production, Japan
* “Revanche” (Janus Films), A Prisma Film/Fernseh Production, Austria
* “Waltz with Bashir” (Sony Pictures Classics), A Bridgit Folman Film Gang Production, Israel

Achievement in makeup

* “ The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Greg Cannom
* “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.), John Caglione, Jr. and Conor O’Sullivan
* “Hellboy II: The Golden Army” (Universal), Mike Elizalde and Thom Floutz

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.),Alexandre Desplat
* “Defiance” (Paramount Vantage), James Newton Howard
* “Milk” (Focus Features), Danny Elfman
* “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), A.R. Rahman
* “WALL-E” (Walt Disney), Thomas Newman

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

* “Down to Earth” from “WALL-E” (Walt Disney), Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman, Lyric by Peter Gabriel
* “Jai Ho” from “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), Music by A.R. Rahman, Lyric by Gulzar
* “O Saya” from “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), Music and Lyric by A.R. Rahman andMaya Arulpragasam

Best motion picture of the year

* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), A Kennedy/Marshall Production, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Ceán Chaffin, Producers
* “Frost/Nixon” (Universal), A Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Working Title Production,Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Eric Fellner, Producers
* “Milk” (Focus Features), A Groundswell and Jinks/Cohen Company Production, Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen, Producers
* “The Reader” (The Weinstein Company), A Mirage Enterprises and Neunte Babelsberg Film GmbH Production, Nominees to be determined
* “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), A Celador Films Production,Christian Colson, Producer

Best animated short film

* “La Maison en Petits Cubes” A Robot Communications Production, Kunio Kato
* “Lavatory - Lovestory” A Melnitsa Animation Studio and CTB Film Company Production, Konstantin Bronzit
* “Oktapodi” (Talantis Films) A Gobelins, L’école de l’image Production, Emud Mokhberi and Thierry Marchand
* “Presto” (Walt Disney) A Pixar Animation Studios Production, Doug Sweetland
* “This Way Up”, A Nexus Production, Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes

Best live action short film

* “Auf der Strecke (On the Line)” (Hamburg Shortfilmagency), An Academy of Media Arts Cologne Production, Reto Caffi
* “Manon on the Asphalt” (La Luna Productions), A La Luna Production, Elizabeth Marre and Olivier Pont
* “New Boy” (Network Ireland Television), A Zanzibar Films Production, Steph Green and Tamara Anghie
* “The Pig” An M & M Production, Tivi Magnusson and Dorte Høgh
* “Spielzeugland (Toyland)” A Mephisto Film Production, Jochen Alexander Freydank

Achievement in sound editing

* “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.), Richard King
* “Iron Man” (Paramount and Marvel Entertainment), Frank Eulner and Christopher Boyes
* “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), Tom Sayers
* “WALL-E” (Walt Disney), Ben Burtt and Matthew Wood
* “Wanted” (Universal),Wylie Stateman

Achievement in sound mixing

* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce and Mark Weingarten
* “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.), Lora Hirschberg, Gary Rizzo and Ed Novick
* “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty
* “WALL-E” (Walt Disney),Tom Myers, Michael Semanick and Ben Burtt
* “Wanted” (Universal), Chris Jenkins, Frank A. Montaño and Petr Forejt

Achievement in visual effects

* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton and Craig Barron
* “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.), Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Tim Webber and Paul Franklin
* “Iron Man” (Paramount and Marvel Entertainment), John Nelson, Ben Snow, Dan Sudick and Shane Mahan

Adapted screenplay

* “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.), Screenplay by Eric Roth, Screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord
* “Doubt” (Miramax), Written by John Patrick Shanley
* “Frost/Nixon” (Universal), Screenplay by Peter Morgan
* “The Reader” (The Weinstein Company), Screenplay by David Hare
* “Slumdog Millionaire” (Fox Searchlight), Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy

Original screenplay

* “Frozen River” (Sony Pictures Classics), Written by Courtney Hunt
* “Happy-Go-Lucky” (Miramax), Written by Mike Leigh
* “In Bruges” (Focus Features), Written by Martin McDonagh
* “Milk” (Focus Features), Written by Dustin Lance Black
* “WALL-E” (Walt Disney), Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, Original story by Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter


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Postby olywaguy » Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:15 am

What a slap in the face!! Leonardo DiCaprio overlooked for Revolutionary Road. He won the Golden Globe for it.

Who the heck is Richard Jenkins?
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Postby Cachasa » Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:34 am

Hell boy 2 should have gotten a best costume nomination as well...

That creepy angle at the end was a guy in a suit!
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Postby Earl Butz » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:52 am

Mickey Rourke gives me a flerg.
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Postby trdsf » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:54 am

*checks list*

Ain't seen none of 'em. Don't have a horse in this race. Disappointed Joe Straczynski got bypassed for his 'Changeling' screenplay (which reportedly went to being a shooting script from the first draft... dayamn, Joe!)
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Postby Earl Butz » Sun Feb 15, 2009 5:35 am

olywaguy wrote:What a slap in the face!! Leonardo DiCaprio overlooked for Revolutionary Road. He won the Golden Globe for it.


Ya. I saw a clip of that tonight. Looked interesting.

Hugh Jackman hosting? What nipple brain made that decision?
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Postby Pazuzu P. Sasquatch » Sun Feb 15, 2009 7:02 am

olywaguy wrote:Who the heck is Richard Jenkins?


He's been around for a long time. He was Ben Stiller's shrink in "There's Something About Mary" and the dead father in HBO's Six Feet Under.

We've seen about a third of these films, I think. The downtown theatre in our little burg went "art" this year. We actually saw Milk in Troy, Ohio, along with Doubt and Valkyre. Thought they were all pretty good.

We don't pay much attention to Oscar because it's more about Hollywood-types showing off how cool they are than it is rewarding actual quality.

We wanted to see Paul Carrigan at least get nominated for Best Actor for Smokin' Pokin' Marines II, but the really good stuff always gets overlooked. :?

(Interesting fact, BTW: Carrigan did some technical work on "The Waterhorse." I love living in a world where things like that are true. :D )
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Postby Pazuzu P. Sasquatch » Sun Feb 15, 2009 7:05 am

trdsf wrote:Joe Straczynski got bypassed for his 'Changeling' screenplay (which reportedly went to being a shooting script from the first draft... dayamn, Joe!)


That explains the crater-sized plot holes in that overrated piece of crap. Just sayin'.

(Yeah, yeah. I know. Eastwood's an American treasure and everything he does is brilliant. . . . Z-z-z-z-z-z.)
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Postby Earl Butz » Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:01 am

The critics seem to think this is an easy year for predictions. One even said Milk has a 0% chance of winning best picture, and Sean Penn 0% chance of winning best actor. Awww.

The consensus seems to be:

Best Picture - Slumdog Millionaire
Best Actor - Mickey Rourke
Best Actress - Kunt Winslet
Best Supporting Actor - Heath Ledger
Best Supporting Actress - Amy Adams

I agree with the first three, but who knows on the last two. Oh and best director will be Danny Boyle for Slumdog.
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Postby Pazuzu P. Sasquatch » Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:57 am

It'll pretty much be a "Slumdog" sweep, since that's the kind of simplistic, feel-good crud the Academy drools over (when it's not sporting wood over simplistic "edgy" crud like "Crash").

Heath Ledger will win the Oscar he should have gotten for "Brokeback." His performance as the Joker was flawless, and giving a comic-book movie an Oscar lets the Academy show how hip it is. Plus, Ledger's got the "dead" thing going for him and Hollywood isn't about to pass up a chance to get all misty in public.

Jolie might win for "Changeling," because she's so beautiful and socially-conscious and since Eastwood's such an awe-inspiring filmmaker and all.

"Milk" won't get anything - nothing high-profile, at least. Penn is a world-class actor, but he's kind of a prick as a person and that's been working against him for years. Besides, pretty much everyone who wants to see "Milk" has already done so, and him winning an Oscar won't make the studio much more money.
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Postby olywaguy » Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:46 pm

My Guesstimates...I think Benjamin Button and Slumdog Millionaire will be the top winners.

Best Actor: Mickey Rourke
Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger
Best Actress: Kate Winslet
Best Supporting Actress: long shot Tanjil P. Henson for Benjamin Button
Best Animated Film: Wall-E
Best Art Direction: Benjamin Buttons
Best Cinematography: Benjamin Buttons or Slumdog Millionaire
Best Costume Design: Slumdog Millionaire
Best Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
Best Foreign Language: Waltz with Bashir
Best Makeup: Dark Knight
Best Original Score: Benjamin Button
Best Original Song: Slumdog Millionaire
Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
Best Sound Editing: Slumdog Millionaire or Dark Knight
Best Sound Mixing: Slumdog Millionaire
Best Visual Effects: Benjamin Buttons
Best Adapted Screenplay: Benjamin Button or Slumdog Millionaire
Best Original Screenplay: In Bruges
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Postby Pazuzu P. Sasquatch » Mon Feb 23, 2009 7:49 am

Am happy to have been wrong with my "Milk" prediction. Penn's acceptence speech rocked! Can't wait to watch the conservatives sputter about "liberal Hollywood" for the next few days. :lol:
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby olywaguy » Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:47 am

The 2010 Oscar nominations have been announced. What is surprising is there are 10 nominees for Best Pictures. Surprises for me in that category are District 9 and Up. I didn't think animated films would ever be chosen for Best Picture ever since they created the Best Animated Film category. But there it is, Up nominated for two different categories. However, it is more likely to win the Best Animated Film category than the Best Picture category. District 9 didn't even show up as a blip in the Golden Globes, so it will be interesting how they fare.

The Best Visual Effects should be a toss-up since all three nominees were very good in that category: Avatar, District 9, and Star Trek.

Best Picture
Avatar
The Blind Side
District 9
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious
A Serious Man
Up
Up in the Air

Best Actor
Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
George Clooney, Up in the Air
Colin Firth, A Single Man
Morgan Freeman, Invictus
Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker

Best Actress
Sandra Bullock, The Blind Side
Helen Mirren, The Last Station
Carey Mulligan, An Education
Gabourey Sidibe, Precious
Meryl Streep, Julie & Julia

Best Supporting Actor
Matt Damon, Invictus
Woody Harrelson, The Messenger
Christopher Plummer, The Last Station
Stanley Tucci, The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress
Penélope Cruz, Nine
Vera Farmiga, Up in the Air
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart
Anna Kendrick, Up in the Air
Mo’Nique, Precious

Best Director
Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
James Cameron, Avatar
Lee Daniels, Precious
Jason Reitman, Up in the Air
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds

Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal, The Hurt Locker
Alessandro Camon & Oren Moverman, The Messenger
Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, A Serious Man
Pete Docter, Bob Peterson & Tom McCarthy, Up
Quentin Tarantino, Inglourious Basterds

Best Adapted Screenplay
Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche, In the Loop
Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell, District 9
Geoffrey Fletcher, Precious
Nick Hornby, An Education
Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner, Up in the Air

Best Animated Film
Coraline
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Princess and the Frog
The Secret of Kells
Up

Best Foreign Language Film
El Secreto do Sus Ojos (Argentina)
Un Prophete (France)
The White Ribbon (Germany)
Ajami (Israel)
The Milk of Sorrow (Peru)

Best Art Direction
Avatar
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Nine
Sherlock Holmes
The Young Victoria

Best Cinematography
Avatar
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
The White Ribbon

Best Costume Design
Bright Star
Coco Before Chanel
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Nine
The Young Victoria

Best Documentary
Burma VJ
The Cove
Food, Inc.
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Which Way Home

Best Editing
Avatar
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious

Best Makeup
Il Divo
Star Trek
The Young Victoria

Best Score
Avatar
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Hurt Locker
Sherlock Holmes
Up

Best Song
“Almost There,” The Princess and the Frog, Randy Newman
“Down in New Orleans,” The Princess and the Frog, Randy Newman
“Loin de Paname,” Paris 36, Reinhardt Wagner & Frank Thomas
“Take It All,” Nine, Maury Weston
“The Weary Kind,” Crazy Heart, T-Bone Burnett & Ryan Bingham

Best Sound Editing
Avatar
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
Up

Best Sound Mixing
Avatar
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Best Visual Effects
Avatar
District 9
Star Trek

Best Documentary Short
China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province
The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner
The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant
Music by Prudence
Rabbit à la Berlin

Best Animated Short
French Roast
Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty
The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte)
Logorama
A Matter of Loaf and Death

Best Live-Action Short
The Door
Instead of Abracadabra
Kavi
Miracle Fish
The New Tenants
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby solat » Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:36 am

olywaguy wrote: District 9 didn't even show up as a blip in the Golden Globes, so it will be interesting how they fare.


Carlos, that probably means it's a great movie. I enjoyed it.
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby nimby » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:55 am

Titanic crap? LOL!!! James Cameron's crap grossed more than $1.83 Billion world wide, #1 for 12 years. You don't have to like it cause lots of others did. You're so funny. :lol:
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby Cajun » Sat Feb 06, 2010 10:49 am

solat wrote:Admittedly, haven't seen Avatar yet. I still haven't forgiven what's his name for that appalling Titanic crap.


Never saw the movie, Alan - thanks for the heads up :wink:
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby olywaguy » Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:00 pm

Well, tomorrow night is Oscar night (or as some would call it...the Gay Superbowl) :roll: .

So, what are your predictions especially for the Best Picture category where they have added five more nominees.

Was 2009 a good year for films? Is there a film that wasn't nominated that should have?
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby Earl Butz » Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:09 am

olywaguy wrote:Was 2009 a good year for films? Is there a film that wasn't nominated that should have?


Ew. Horrible year. Bad year to pick 10 films for best picture....only about 2 of them deserve it. Maybe none. I have zero interest in any of them! :|
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby Rico » Sun Mar 07, 2010 2:10 pm

I'm amazed that you guys can do this. I can't recall the last time I saw a movie in a real theater. The seats are just too damn comfortable, and I find myself falling sound asleep and snoring before the end of the opening credits, regardless of the merits of movie.

Thank goodness for digital cable. I'm just now watching the Oscar pics and winners from the 90's.
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby olywaguy » Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:13 pm

Well, the 2012 Oscars will be this Sunday.

Any predictions?

Best Picture
• The Artist – Thomas Langmann
• The Descendants – Jim Burke, Jim Taylor, and Alexander Payne
• Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – Scott Rudin
• The Help – Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, and Michael Barnathan
• Hugo – Graham King and Martin Scorsese
• Midnight in Paris – Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum
• Moneyball – Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz, and Brad Pitt
• The Tree of Life – Dede Gardner, Sarah Green, Grant Hill, and Bill Pohlad
• War Horse – Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy


Best Director
• Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
• Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist
• Terrence Malick – The Tree of Life
• Alexander Payne – The Descendants
• Martin Scorsese – Hugo

Best Actor
• Demián Bichir – A Better Life as Carlos Galindo
• George Clooney – The Descendants as Matt King
• Jean Dujardin – The Artist as George Valentin
• Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy as George Smiley
• Brad Pitt – Moneyball as Billy Beane

Best Actress
• Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs as Albert Nobbs
• Viola Davis – The Help as Aibileen Clark
• Rooney Mara – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo as Lisbeth Salander
• Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady as Margaret Thatcher
• Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn as Marilyn Monroe

Best Supporting Actor
• Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn as Laurence Olivier
• Jonah Hill – Moneyball as Peter Brand
• Nick Nolte – Warrior as Paddy Conlon
• Christopher Plummer – Beginners as Hal Fields
• Max von Sydow – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close as The Renter

Best Supporting Actress
• Bérénice Bejo – The Artist as Peppy Miller
• Jessica Chastain – The Help as Celia Foote
• Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids as Megan Price
• Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs as Hubert Page
• Octavia Spencer – The Help as Minny Jackson


Best Writing – Original Screenplay
• The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
• Bridesmaids – Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo
• Margin Call – J.C. Chandor
• Midnight in Paris – Woody Allen
• A Separation – Asghar Farhadi

Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay
• The Descendants – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash from The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings
• Hugo – John Logan from The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
• The Ides of March – George Clooney, Grant Heslov, and Beau Willimon from Farragut North by Beau Willimon
• Moneyball – Screenplay by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin; Story by Stan Chervin from Moneyball by Michael Lewis
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan from Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré


Best Animated Feature
• A Cat in Paris – Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli
• Chico and Rita – Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal
• Kung Fu Panda 2 – Jennifer Yuh Nelson
• Puss in Boots – Chris Miller
• Rango – Gore Verbinski

Best Foreign Language Film
• Bullhead (Belgium) in Dutch and French – Michaël R. Roskam
• Footnote (Israel) in Hebrew – Joseph Cedar
• In Darkness (Poland) in Polish – Agnieszka Holland
• Monsieur Lazhar (Canada) in French – Philippe Falardeau
• A Separation (Iran) in Farsi – Asghar Farhadi

Best Documentary – Feature
• Hell and Back Again – Danfung Dennis and Mike Lerner
• If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front – Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
• Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory – Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky
• Pina – Wim Wenders and Gian-Piero Ringel
• Undefeated – TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay, and Richard Middlemas

Best Documentary – Short Subject
• The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement – Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin
• God Is the Bigger Elvis – Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson
• Incident in New Baghdad – James Spione
• Saving Face – Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
• The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom – Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen


Best Live Action Short Film
• Pentecost – Peter McDonald and Eimear O'Kane
• Raju – Max Zähle and Stefan Gieren
• The Shore – Terry George and Oorlagh George
• Time Freak – Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey
• Tuba Atlantic – Hallvar Witzø

Best Animated Short Film
• Dimanche – Patrick Doyon
• The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore – William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg
• La Luna – Enrico Casarosa
• A Morning Stroll – Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe
• Wild Life – Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby


Best Original Score
• The Adventures of Tintin – John Williams
• The Artist – Ludovic Bource
• Hugo – Howard Shore
• Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Alberto Iglesias
• War Horse – John Williams

Best Original Song
• "Man or Muppet" from The Muppets – Bret McKenzie
• "Real in Rio" from Rio – Sérgio Mendes, Carlinhos Brown, and Siedah Garrett

Best Sound Editing
• Drive – Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis
• The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Ren Klyce
• Hugo – Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty
• Transformers: Dark of the Moon – Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl
• War Horse – Richard Hymns and Gary Rydstrom

Best Sound Mixing
• The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce, and Bo Persson
• Hugo – Tom Fleischman and John Midgley
• Moneyball – Deb Adair, Ron Bochar, David Giammarco, and Ed Novick
• Transformers: Dark of the Moon – Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush, and Peter J. Devlin
• War Horse – Gary Rydstrom, Andy Nelson, Tom Johnson, and Stuart Wilson

Best Art Direction
• The Artist – Laurence Bennett and Robert Gould
• Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – Stuart Craig and Stephanie McMillan
• Hugo – Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo
• Midnight in Paris – Anne Seibel and Hélène Dubreuil
• War Horse – Rick Carter and Lee Sandales

Best Cinematography
• The Artist – Guillaume Schiffman
• The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – Jeff Cronenweth
• Hugo – Robert Richardson
• The Tree of Life – Emmanuel Lubezki
• War Horse – Janusz Kamiński


Best Makeup
• Albert Nobbs – Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnson, and Matthew W. Mungle
• Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – Nick Dudman, Amanda Knight, and Lisa Tomblin
• The Iron Lady – Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland

Best Costume Design
• Anonymous – Lisy Christl
• The Artist – Mark Bridges
• Hugo – Sandy Powell
• Jane Eyre – Michael O'Connor
• W.E. – Arianne Phillips


Best Film Editing
• The Artist – Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius
• The Descendants – Kevin Tent
• The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter
• Hugo – Thelma Schoonmaker
• Moneyball – Christopher Tellefsen

Best Visual Effects
• Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 – Tim Burke, David Vickery, Greg Butler, and John Richardson
• Hugo – Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann, and Alex Henning
• Real Steel – Erik Nash, John Rosengrant, Danny Gordon Taylor, and Swen Gillberg
• Rise of the Planet of the Apes – Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White, and Daniel Barrett
• Transformers: Dark of the Moon – Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Matthew E. Butler, and John Frazie
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby Earl Butz » Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:53 am

That show is getting really sad. A boring snobfest celebrating a bunch of movies nobody saw, or even cares about.

Oh wow look George Clooney and Meryl Streep in the crowd! What's everybody wearing? Yawn.

I'd rather watch the Razzies every year. Adam Sandler and Jennifer Anuston being humiliated for their latest pile of crap. At least it would be funny.

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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby nimby » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:29 pm

Aggreed. Nothing but a cheep celebrity cattle prod. Zzzzzzz. Haven't seen a decent, original Hollywood movie in years.
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Re: Oscar Nominations

Postby olywaguy » Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:45 pm

Oscars will be shown on Feb. 24.

Do you have any favorites?

Best Picture

Amour
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
Life of Pi



Best Actor

Bradley Cooper -- Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis -- Lincoln
Hugh Jackman -- Les Miserables
Joaquin Phoenix -- The Master
Denzel Washington -- Flight


Best Actress

Jessica Chastain -- Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence -- Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva -- Amour
Quvenzhane Wallis -- Beasts of the Southern Wild
Naomi Watts -- The Impossible


Best Supporting Actor

Alan Arkin -- Argo
Robert De Niro -- Silver Linings Playbook
Philip Seymour Hoffman -- The Master
Tommy Lee Jones -- Lincoln
Christoph Waltz -- Django Unchained



Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams -- The Master
Sally Field -- Lincoln
Anne Hathaway -- Les Miserables
Helen Hunt -- The Sessions
Jacki Weaver -- Silver Lining Playbook



Best Animated Feature Film

Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph



Best Cinematography

Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall


Best Costume Design

Anna Karenina
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Mirror Mirror
Snow White and the Huntsman


Best Director

Amour -- Michael Haneke
Beasts of the Southern Wild -- Benh Zeitlin
Life of Pi -- Ang Lee
Lincoln -- Steven Spielberg
Silver Linings Playbook -- David O. Russell



Best Documentary Feature

5 Broken Cameras
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
Searching for Sugar Man



Best Documentary Short

Inocente
Kings Point
Mondays at Racine
Open Heart
Redemption


Best Film Editing

Argo
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty


Best Foreign Language Film

Amour -- Austria
Kon-Tiki -- Norway
No -- Chile
A Royal Affair -- Denmark
War Witch -- Canada


Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Hitchcock
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables



Best Music (Original Score)

Anna Karenina -- Dario Marianelli
Argo -- Alexandre Desplat
Life of Pi -- Mychael Danna
Lincoln -- John Williams
Skyfall -- Thomas Newman



Best Music (Original Song)

"Before My Time" from Chasing Ice -- Music and Lyric by J. Ralph
"Everybody Needs A Best Friend from Ted -- Music by Walter Murphy; Lyric by Seth MacFarlane
"Pi's Lullaby" from Life of Pi -- Music by Mycahel Danna ; Lyric by: Bombay Jayashri
"Skyfall" from Skyfall -- Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
"Suddenly" from Les Miserables -- Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Lyric by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil


Best Production Design

Anna Karenina
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln



Best Short Film (Animated)

Adam and Dog
Fresh Guacamole
Head Over Heels
Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare"
Paperman



Best Short Film (Live Action)

Asad
Buzkashi Boys
Curfew
Death of a Shadow
Henry


Best Sound Editing

Argo
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty


Best Sound Mixing

Argo
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall


Best Visual Effects

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Marvel's The Avengers
Prometheus
Snow White and the Huntsman



Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
LIncoln
Silver Linings Playbook



Best Writing (Original Screenplay)

Amour
Django Unchained
Flight
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty
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