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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #60 on: March 1, 2004, 04:51 PM »
Glad to see ROTK (LOTR) getting it's due finally.  11 for 11...  Not too shabby!   8)  Can anyone refresh my memory on how many they won for the first two movies?  I know they got fairly shunned, but I don't recall how badly now.

As for the show itself, it wasn't great, but there were some entertaining moments, topped by Adrien Brody's binaca spray.  I hit the floor in hysterics when he did that!   :P  I also enjoyed the "Return of the Host" intro with Billy, the Mighty Wind performance, the You're Boring song, and especially the clip where Michael Moore gets stomped.  That was a classic!

I was disappointed the Best Actor award didn't go to either Depp or Murray though, but other than that, no major gripes.  I just would've hated to be another movie competing against the steamroller that was ROTK last night.  Why weren't Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli there though?  That was weak...  I see Russell Crowe was boycotting the show too.

BTW, gotta agree with Billy - way to really go out on a limb there 4-LOSW Jr.   ::)

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #61 on: March 1, 2004, 05:06 PM »
My wife and I were wondering the same thing, where the rest of the cast from LOTR was.  I can only assume they were filming a movie somewhere or something along those lines, because you would sure think more of them would have been there otherwise.

Back on topic now, I am really glad that Return of the King won what it did.  I really went into the night hoping that it would win best picture, and Jackson would win best director.  To go 11 for 11 is just outstanding, and very deserved I think.  We finally got a chance to sit down and watch the EE of FOTR (TTT is next weekend hopefully), and it just amazes me how great each of these movies is.  There isn't a stinker in the bunch, and I think that is a true credit to Tolkien, Peter Jackson, and the entire cast and crew.  It isn't a movie trilogy where I would say "nah, let's watch one of the other ones", because they are all very well done, in my opinion.  Anyways, very happy for all those involved, they deserve all the credit in the world.

Also...I was hoping that Depp or Murray would have gotten best actor, but I guess I wasn't surprised they didn't.

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #62 on: March 1, 2004, 09:14 PM »
it was great to see rotk get 11 oscars. but why didn't they get a nomination for best cinematography? i was kinda confused by that... that would have made 12.

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #63 on: March 2, 2004, 10:05 AM »
FOTR won 4 (Cinematography, Makeup, Music, Visual Effects)
TTT won 2 (Sound Editing, Visual Effects)
ROTK won 11

17 total

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #64 on: March 2, 2004, 11:30 AM »
How many did the 5 SW films win?
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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #65 on: March 2, 2004, 01:13 PM »
ANH: 7 (Art, Costumes, Editing, Score, Sound, Effects, Ben Burrt won a Special Award for Effects)
ESB: 2 (Sound, Effects)
ROTJ: 1 (Effects)
TPM: 0 (3 nominations though)
AOTC 0 (1 nomination)

So ROTK by itself has eclipsed all 3 movies...I do think TPM should have beaten The Matrix in the effects department IMO, the stuff in The Matrix was great but I didn't see any realistic looking CGI doofuses running around, if Jar Jar was respectable they would have won for sure

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #66 on: March 3, 2004, 07:48 PM »
Wondered the same thing about some of the cast missing from the show, then saw this after reading an update at thedigitalbits.com:

After Party

Guess they just weren't allocated that many seats. Looks like quite a few were in town, at least...

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #67 on: December 15, 2009, 09:53 AM »
This thread is ancient...but it is good to recycle.

So anyway, I'm looking at the Golden Globe nominations this morning and I can't believe that it was so hard to find five differnent women they could nominate for best actress in a comedy or musical that they had to nominate Streep twice.

And where the hell was District 9?  One nod for screenplay?  Come on.  Is there some crappy rule that disqualified it from film and director nominations?  But Avatar, which looks to have a cookie cutter plot, does?

And why wasn't The Shield nominated for anything?  Or at least Walt Goggins for supporting honors?

I used to like the Golden Globes because they seemed to do a better job than the Academy, but I think they missed this year.

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #68 on: December 15, 2009, 07:35 PM »
My big problem are films getting nominations before they are even released (Avatar ???).  I was disappointed that the Shield was not nominated but the finale was so long ago and most people forgot about the show.  Come to think of it, was the finale even in '09?  I was disappointd that Breaking Bad had no nominations either. 

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #69 on: December 16, 2009, 12:30 AM »
You know what?  The Shield did end in 2008.  My bad.  I looked at the date wrong.  I thought the final episodes aired after the first of the year.  Still...

I'll give you Breaking Bad.  That's something else.

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #70 on: February 2, 2010, 10:02 AM »
In Full: Oscars 2010 nominees

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

Director
James Cameron (Avatar)
Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker)
Quentin Tarantino (Inglourious Basterds)
Lee Daniels (Precious)
Jason Reitman (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
Penelope Cruz (Nine)
Vera Farmiga (Up In The Air)
Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart)
Anna Kendrick (Up In The Air)
Mo'Nique (Precious)

Adapted Screenplay
Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell (District 9)
Nick Hornby (An Education)
Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell, Jesse Armstrong, Ian Martin, Tony Roche (In The Loop)
Geoffrey Fletcher (Precious)
Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner (Up In The Air)

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

Animated Feature
Coraline
Fantastic Mr Fox
The Princess And The Frog
The Secret Of Kells
Up

Best Foreign Language Film
Ajami
El Secreto de Sus Ojos
The Milk Of Sorror
A Prophet
The White Ribbon

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

Cinematography
Avatar
Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
The White Ribbon

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

Documentary Feature
Burma VJ
The Cove
Food, Inc
The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsberg And The Pentagon Papers
Which Way Home

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 a la Berlin

Editing
Avatar
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious

Makeup
Il Divo
Star Trek
The Young Victoria

Original Score
James Horner (Avatar)
Alexandre Desplat (Fantastic Mr Fox)
Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders (The Hurt Locker)
Hans Zimmer (Sherlock Holmes)
Michael Giacchino (Up)

Original Song
'Almost There' (The Princess And The Frog)
'Down In New Orleans' (The Princess And The Frog)
'Loin de Paname' (Paris 36)
'Take It All' (Nine)
'The Weary Kind' (Crazy Heart)

Sound Editing
Avatar
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
Up

Sound Mixing
Avatar
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen

Visual Effects
Avatar
District 9
Star Trek

Animated Short
French Roast
Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty
The Lady And The Reaper
Logorama
A Matter Of Loaf And Death

Live Action Short
The Door
Instead Of Abracadabra
Kavi
Miracle Fish
The New Tenants

No science fiction film has ever won an Oscar for Best Picture. This might be interesting as 2 are running plus for the 1st time since 1943, the Oscars feature 10 best-picture contenders instead of the usual five.

Can Cameron be back on top & belt out those words... "I'm King of the ********!"

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #71 on: February 2, 2010, 10:08 AM »
I suppose I can go find out, but why are they doing ten nominees?
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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #72 on: February 2, 2010, 10:26 AM »
Oscars 10: It worked

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In recent years the Academy Awards race has become too elitist, a competition of high-falutin’ but little-seen titles that most moviegoers have barely heard of.

Expanding the roster to 10 nominees would allow a broader range of films to be considered, including some popular with general audiences. That in turn will entice more of us to tune in for the big Oscar broadcast on March 7.

82nd Academy Awards® to Feature 10 Best Picture Nominees

In other words... ratings.

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #73 on: February 2, 2010, 10:40 AM »
I would love to see either Up, District 9, or Basterds get the Best Picture award. They were all pretty solid films. I haven't seen Blind Side or The Hurt Locker, but I've heard both were very good and look forward to seeing both when the DVDs get cheaper.

I really hope Avatar doesn't win Best Picture. It's an overhyped film with a hackneyed plot. The acting was okay, but the VFX were really the only place where it shined. I can't say I'm surprised to see it among the nominees, but there are much better films that deserve that award.

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Re: The Academy Awards (and Golden Globes)
« Reply #74 on: February 2, 2010, 10:43 AM »
Man, I'd love it if Basterds won.  That's probably my top film of 2010.  I agree that Avatar doesn't deserve it.
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