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Willowdale Wizard
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posted 27 January 2004 01:34 PM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
the oscars.org

i was glad that keith richards got nominated for "pirates of the caribbean".

interesting that miramax's foreign films got surprise nominations ... best director and adapted screenplay for "city of god" and best foreign film and best screenplay for "the barbarian invasions". then again, "dirty pretty things" was also miramax, and stephen frears didn't get a best director nod, nor chiwetel ejiofor a best actor nod.

predictions:

best actor - sean penn, mystic river
best actress - keisha castle-hughes, whale rider
best director - sofia coppola
best film - lord of the rings

[ 27 January 2004: Message edited by: Willowdale Wizard ]


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posted 27 January 2004 02:39 PM      Profile for josh     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Predictions:

Actor: Sean Penn. Mystic River
Actress: Charlize Theron. Monster
Supporting Actor: Tim Robbins. Mystic River
Supporting Actess: Renee Zellweger. Cold Mountain

Director: Peter Jackson. Lord of the Rings
Picture: Seabiscuit


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posted 29 January 2004 11:26 AM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
(bump)
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posted 29 January 2004 12:32 PM      Profile for Albireo     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Josh, a British bookie site I saw had Seabiscuit at 100-1 for best picture, the longest shot by far. They had ROTK as the overwhelming favourite, at 1 to 3 odds. They were so sure about it that they considered not allowing any bets on best picture.
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100-1 odds for Seabiscuit? How appropriate! I'll stand by my prediction. The Oscar voters tend not to vote for the movie with money and hype. And in this case I'm hoping they stay true to form and not reward that overrated piece of junk.
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posted 29 January 2004 12:55 PM      Profile for audra trower williams   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Poor Scarlett Johanson.
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I still haven't seen Lost in Translation. But I loved her in Ghost World.
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posted 29 January 2004 02:13 PM      Profile for Scott Piatkowski   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by albireo:
Josh, a British bookie site I saw had Seabiscuit at 100-1 for best picture, the longest shot by far.

Clearly, the producers were as surprised as everyone that it got nominated. The site still says "Nominees to be determined" for Seabiscuit, while every other film lists those details.

The safest bet: Tim Robbins won't win Best Supporting... because they won't want him to make a speech.


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posted 29 January 2004 02:34 PM      Profile for Albireo     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by audra estrones:
Poor Scarlett Johanson.
Why "poor"? Because she pouts throughout the film?

[Edited to add:]

quote:
Originally posted by Scott Piatkowski:

The safest bet: Tim Robbins won't win Best Supporting... because they won't want him to make a speech.

Many theys wouldn't want that, but they who vote for actor oscars may not mind it at all.

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posted 29 January 2004 03:30 PM      Profile for Rufus Polson     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by josh:
And in this case I'm hoping they stay true to form and not reward that overrated piece of junk.

Oscars are a bit like ice dancing or ballroom dancing--while the specific performance being judged is important, there's also questions of precedence. They'll give ROTK the best picture because it's Jackson's "turn"--he's been waiting patiently for three years, and now that the whole series is in and he's established the track record it's time to give him his due. Then some other year when people associated with Seabiscuit do something else that's good, they'll give them the nod because they'll remember they didn't get it last time.


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posted 30 January 2004 07:02 AM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Tim Robbins won't win Best Supporting... because they won't want him to make a speech.

by the same token, that should rule out sean penn winning?

the man can't squelch that kind of stuff completely, e.g. not just winners, but one of the award presenters last year (one of the two leads from "y tu mama tambien"), commenting on the lead-up to the iraq war.

by the seabiscuit doctrine, that means that tobey macguire will get a best actor nomination soon. did he get a best supporting nomination for wonder boys?


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posted 30 January 2004 12:19 PM      Profile for Sisyphus     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Having just seen Holly Hunter in "Thirteen" (Thank God I have sons!), I was going to rant that she deserved the B S Actress nomination, but I see she got it..
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I haven't seen Thirteen, but I have seen several other Holly Hunter films. She is way underrated, in my opinion.

I will go see this one lickety split.


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posted 30 January 2004 01:12 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Huh. I just looked over the best picture nominees, and I haven't seen a single one of them. However, I've seen two out of four of the animated features! (Who's got a 5 year-old? Me! Me!)

I've also seen American Splendour (Best Adapted Screenplay) and Whale Rider (Best actress). And that's it.

Boy, am I out of touch. I really want to see Mystic River and House of Sand and Fog. I've heard they're both excellent.


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posted 30 January 2004 01:22 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Sisyphus:
Having just seen Holly Hunter in "Thirteen" (Thank God I have sons!), I was going to rant that she deserved the B S Actress nomination, but I see she got it..

Sisyphus, this looks excellent.
http://www2.foxsearchlight.com/thirteen/thirteen.html

From the trailer, it looks like a documentary, interviewing young girls who talk about their life. According to the site, it's rated "R" because of the depiction of violent, self-destructive behaviour on the part of young teens. What a pity. From the clips on the site, it looks like something I'd want my 13 year-old to watch.


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It's not a documentary, but it does have a gritty documentary "feel" to it. Nikki Reed, who co-wrote the script and co-stars (she's only 16 now!) is amazing, as is the actress (Evan Rachel Wood) who plays the main character. I'm in awe of both of them. The movie is by turns sad, funny and horrifying and I didn't detect a false note in it. The direction is also excellent.

Michelle, I loved Whale Rider. Keisha Castle-Hughes: another actress to keep an eye on in that one!!!

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I haven't seen all the nominated films, but I thought Alec Baldwin was great in "The Cooler" and I'm glad he got nominated for that performance. Believe it or not, he is actually better than William H. Macy in this movie!
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the oscar nominees have lunch together ...

quote:
Whale Rider star Keisha Castle-Hughes, 13 - the youngest-ever best actress nominee - said she was hoping to do some star-spotting.

"I saw Charlize Theron, I was like, 'Oh my God!'," she said.

"I was interested in meeting Johnny Depp, but he's not here."

Talk also turned to whether the TV broadcast should have a five-second delay, prompted by the continuing furore over Janet Jackson baring her breast during the Super Bowl.

But Tim Robbins, up for best supporting actor in Mystic River, said: "What are they afraid of? Spontaneity is great."



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It's Oscar week, so it's time for predictions:

Best Pic: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Director: Peter Jackson, Lord of the Rings
Actor: Bill Murray, Lost in Translation
Actress: Charlize Theron, Monster
Supporting Actor: Tim Robbins, Mystic River
Supporting Actress: Shohreh Aghdashloo, The House of Sand and Fog

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I made my predictions near the top of the thread. I stay with them with the exception of best picture which, unfortunately, looks as though it's going to go to the Lord of the Rings. Oscar usually holds firm against giving the best picture to big money mediocrities. But this looks like one of those time where it's giving in. Considering that this is the latest in a line of weak best picture years, perhaps it's not surprising. Based on the SAG awards, the one possible upset is Johnny Depp over Sean Penn for best actor.
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josh: Mediocrities, pbbt. It takes a lot to get me out to the movies in the first place, and Lord of the Rings is basically it. Most of the things that win Best Pictures seem utterly dull and uninteresting.
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Not to sound like a rabid Lord of the Rings fan lol, but let's be serious here. Sure whether or not you like the film is personal opinion. But you can't just dismiss it as a "big money mediocritie". There's no denying that (along with Lost in Translation), it's the most critically acclaimed movie of the year, and yes the fact that it just became the second movie to ever gross 1 Billion dollars worldwide doesn't hurt . It has also won more precursor awards than nearly any movie ever has. Even if you don't like it you can't deny that it is an impressive acheivement.

Anyways here are my predictions...

Best Picture: The Return of the King
Best Director: Peter Jackson, The Return of the King
Best Actress: Charlize Theoren, Monster
Best Actor: Bill Murray, Lost in Translation
Best Supp Actress: Renee Zellweger, Cold Mountain
Best Supp Actor: Tim Robbins, Mystic River
Best Adapted Screenplay: Mystic River
Best Original Screenplay: Lost in Translation

Not very exciting predicts but then it's not a very exciting year...

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I'm less bothered by the money, than by the substance, such as it is. I though Pirates of the Carribean was a better movie.
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I've given up on the Oscars entirely. I got tired of them never agreeing with me. The last time I thought they made a good call was Bob Dylan for best song in 2001.
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good luck, kiwi alliance (crisp salute):


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Well, Tim Robbins won, but no Moore-type political speech. Maybe he's leaving it to Sean Penn.

LOTR's already on a roll: 2 awards so far.


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Make that 9 so far for LOTR: TROTK. Good for them.
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the barbarian invasions won for best foreign film....yay canadian content.
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I'm glad Nemo won too.
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nemo was cute....have you seen the triplettes of belleville yet though? I actually liked it better in a lot of ways; its not a kids movie though (more of a PG kind of flick) I found it incredibly inventive (not to mention hilarious).

How can you not love a movie about a grandmother (and a very fat dog) saving her grandson from the french mafia?


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Yeah, Triplettes of Belleville was excellent, but it was never going to beat out the mainstream appeal of Nemo. The Oscars such a measure of "appeal among a certain group" rather than actual quality, although they sometimes get it right.

BTW, that was 11 Oscars out of 11 nominations for ROTK. How close is that to a record sweep?


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the oscars need proportional representation!
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That is the result I wanted. There were just too many reasons that LOTR (as a trilogy, the entire job of work) had to be acknowledged following the release of the final installment. So many almost revolutionary filmmaking innovations on top of making a brilliant trio of films.

And good on Howard Shore!!


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I haven't seen any new movies this year, but I'm glad to see that Denys Arcand won for best foreign language picture.

Apparently "Les Invasions barbares" (haven't seen it yet) won big at Cannes as well, which is a bit of a surprise, since every French person I've heard from scoffed at the hayseed intellectual pretensions of "Le Déclin de l'empire américain". I liked it, and I really liked "Jésus de Montréal" as well.


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The worst choice of the night was the horrible line in Katherine Hepburn's memoriam. The poor actress presenting! That writer--who got a credit at the end--will not be doing many more lunches in that town.

Also: There's nothing more predictable than the complaint that preferences have been predictably overlooked because they are non-mainstream, and are therefore self-evidently "right." With regret, I admit that I am not an exception--although I remind myself that it is the only time I allow myself to be predictable! Every Oscar category was a slap in the face to my own perfectly correct aesthetic sense, which is so idiosyncratic that if I meet more than six people who like what I do, I immediately question my choice. That way, I'm always assured of the pleasure of being oppressed by the masses. I'm quite anxious that if only six more babblers were to like The Passion of Christ, then I would be forced to take up another cause.


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"BTW, that was 11 Oscars out of 11 nominations for ROTK. How close is that to a record sweep?"


Ties Gigi and The Last Emperor for winning every category nominated. Tied Ben Hur and Titanic for most nominations won. So it's in good company. With the exception of Gigi, all the movies are overated lumbering dinasours.


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Taken as a whole the LOTR trilogy has 17 wins and 30 nominations.
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What the fuck's up with Peter Jackson? I would have thought that his big LotR pay day would enable him to afford some of life's luxuries. Like, I dunno, a shower? Dude makes Michael Moore look like Jude Law. And don't even get me started on his wife's hairdo. It's like the both of them declared jihad on good taste and hygeine.

Bill Murray should have won Best Actor.

Why didn't the people who made "Monster" just cast an actual ugly person?

I haven't seen "The Barbarian Invasions" but there's no damn way it's as good as "City of God".

Diane Keaton needs to lose that stoopid frigging hat and glasses combo, pronto.

Robin Williams is not, nor has he ever been, funny. Ditto Billy Crystal.

Next year's Oscar host: Mel Gibson. "So, are there any Jewish people here tonight?"

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I didn't see the Oscars last night. But how can you say that Billy Crystal has never been funny? I love that guy!

Mahvelous, dahling. Absorutely.


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Prolly an Adam Sandler fan.
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Yeah. Lagatta would call it getting in touch with my inner nebbish.
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I heart black dog.

Crystal has been funny. He wasn't last night.


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I liked Steve Martin as the host. He was funny.
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I thought David Niven was good when that streaker jogged across the stage.
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Something about how he'd always be remembered for his "shortcomings?"
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There was a streaker? Was it planned in that oh-so-icky way that every single line uttered by the presenters is, or was it a real streaker?
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Back in 1973 streakers were real, man.
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The highpoint (for me) was the duet by Catherine O'Hara and Eugene Levy (Minnie and Micky, IIRC...I haven't seen A Mighty Wind yet).

The lowpoint? Sting and Phil Collins on stage together. No. No. No. Bad Idea. The announcement was "Ladies and Gentlemen - Oscar nominee Sting and Oscar winner Phil Collins." Oscar winner Phil Collins. There is something wrong with the universe.

All-in-all, it went as I predicted. I did hope for a few different outcomes (Bill Murray, Triplets of Belleville, Les Invasions Barbares (for screenplay)), but I didn't think they'd happen. This is the silver screen's most conformable night, remember.

(edited for spelling. sheesh)

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Everything was so much realer 30 years ago eh?

I thought Crystal's opening number was great. That's an incredibly hard turn to do, for those of you who've never tried. The nominations were , what?, 6 weeks ago? Since then, Crystal and a gang of writers and musicians (and digital compositors, make-up artists, costumers etc for the opener) had to choose old tunes, write and re-write lyrics, get it orchestrated, choreographed, rehearsed to within an inch of it's life (live teevee, 5 seconds isn't enough to back to ones)and then pull it off in front of 50 million people.

You try it.


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Originally posted by Sarcasmobri:
The highpoint (for me) was the duet by Catherine O'Hara and Eugene Levy (Minnie and Micky, IIRC...I haven't seen A Mighty Wind yet).

Yeah, it was a nice surprise that they could actually sing... and very well.

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The lowpoint? Sting and Phil Collins on stage together. No. No. No. Bad Idea. The announcement was "Ladies and Gentlemen - Oscar nominee Sting and Oscar winner Phil Collins." Oscar winner Phil Collins. There is something wrong with the universe.

Collins won in the late 90s for "You'll Be In My Heart" from the Disneyfied version of Tarzan. The Oscars don't have a great record for picking quality songs, but then neither do the Grammies.

I love Elvis Costello, but what was he doing on stage with Alison Kraus holding (not playing) a guitar. I mean, they didn't even have it miked.

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thought Crystal's opening number was great. That's an incredibly hard turn to do, for those of you who've never tried. The nominations were , what?, 6 weeks ago? Since then, Crystal and a gang of writers and musicians (and digital compositors, make-up artists, costumers etc for the opener) had to choose old tunes, write and re-write lyrics, get it orchestrated, choreographed, rehearsed to within an inch of it's life (live teevee, 5 seconds isn't enough to back to ones)and then pull it off in front of 50 million people.

I guess in all the hubub, they forgot about the funny.

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Prolly an Adam Sandler fan

If you're referring to me: bite your tounge, sah!

I don't think the Oscars should have a host. Nor should they have a script. Just announce the winners and let 'em go!


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"Hi, I'm Renée Zellweger. I am so happy and touched to receive this award, even though it is a lesser prize than I think I deserve after being passed over in the Best Actress category two years running. Not that I would ever let on publicly that I feel that way. If I did, you might start thinking I'm a diva instead of a simple country girl from Katy, Texas! Which I totally am, y'all! Anyway, this is lovely. The only thing I might change to make this moment even better is if the Oscars could have fallen after Bridget Jones 2 wrapped, so that I could diet myself back down to my natural weight of 83 lbs. It kind of takes the pleasure out of rubbing my Cold Mountain win in Nicole Kidman's face when I know she's just telling everyone behind my back what a big heifer I am. But we're totally best friends, you guys. It just happened that Bob Weinstein was sitting between us, and they didn't purposely put him there so that Nicole and I wouldn't scratch each other's eyes out."

Ah, Fametracker.


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I watched until about 11 and then decided sleep would probably be more entertaining. Everything about last night's show was dull and drab, from Billy Crystal's over-written jokes to the bland dresses that all the starlets were wearing. Where's the colour? Where's the sponanaeity?

And I agree about the poor writing on the bit about Katharine Hepburn. She was a really classy lady, I'm sure they could have scrounged up a more appropriate quote from her...There was a lot more to her than the fact that she wore pants.


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Not to brag or nuthin' but I had the good fortune to work with her once. For one scene only but still...
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with whom? Katharine or Renee?
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Katherine. At the end of her career she did a couple of rather stoopid little tv films here. I got to play a cheesy talk show host interviewing her about a new book.
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I found this on a New Zealand newspaper site.

Very funny


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If you have a p2p app on your computer and you're on broadband do a p2p search for Gollum MTV awards video. It's hysterical and very likely the inspiration for that report from NZ.
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It's also hidden somewhere on the Two Towers DVD. (The extended one I think). Good geeky fun.

BTW, I missed a good portion of the Oscars cuz I passed out after seeing Liv Tyler's new "hot-babe-in-glasses" look. **quiver**

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Oh, come on. I was worried about her. Did she have some massive growth on the side of her head that she was trying to hide? Or what was that hideous creature sucking out her cranial fluids?

Aside from that, I'm really happy LotR won so many Oscars. It's a validation of 3 generations of Tolkien geeks.


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Everything was so much realer 30 years ago eh?

don't you mean reeler?

can it get any better than jack nicholson on a horse as gandalf? peter weir looked pretty cheesed off for most of the night.

it's so weird how some presenters come on and nail what they have to say (zellwegger) and others (travolta/bullock) totally balls it up.

i could watch that inspector clouseau scene with the parallel bars again and again and again.

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