85th Academy Awards

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  1. bisou

    bisou Super Star

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    I'm a complete Academy freak. :nervous: Every year I watch every single nominated movie and then fangirl in front of the television as if I personally know Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt during the award show.

    This year's nominations:

    Best Picture
    "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
    "Silver Linings Playbook"
    "Zero Dark Thirty"
    "Lincoln"
    "Les Misérables"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Amour"
    "Django Unchained"
    "Argo"

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

    Actress
    Naomi Watts, "The Impossible"
    Jessica Chastain, "Zero Dark Thirty"
    Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
    Emmanuelle Riva, "Amour"
    Quvenzhané Wallis, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

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

    Supporting Actress
    Sally Field, "Lincoln"
    Anne Hathaway, "Les Misérables"
    Jacki Weaver, "Silver Linings Playbook"
    Helen Hunt, "The Sessions"
    Amy Adams, "The Master

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


    There are still a few movies that I need to see, so it's too early for me to make personal predictions. What about everyone else? And feel free to add any other categories. :)
     
  2. Babydoll

    Babydoll Guest

    I love the academies too! Some of my fave categories

    Best Original Score
    Dario Marianelli for Anna Karenina (this has got to win. I loved the score so much)
    Alexandre Desplat for Argo
    Mychael Danna for Life of Pi
    John Williams for Lincoln
    Thomas Newman for Skyfall

    Costume Design
    Jacqueline Durran for Anna Karenin
    Paco Delgado fir Les Mis
    Johanna Jonston for Les Mis
    Eiko Ishioka (RIP) for Mirror Mirror :cry:
    Colleen Atwood for Snow White and the Huntsman
     
  3. 71000

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    wow @ SLP's sweep of the best actor/actress categories.
     
  4. Xsmall

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    I'm guessing it's a good movie, has anyone seen it?

    @Lee I'm also obsessed with the oscars!
     
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  5. Babydoll

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    If Hugh Jackman wins best actor, I'm gonna kill someone. His Valjean was awful... just... no! :mad:
     
  6. Babydoll

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    Whoops, it was Joanna Johnston for Lincoln :oops:
     
  7. bisou

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    Yes I've seen it. Great movie! Though it wasn't perfect, and I don't think it will win Best Picture. But the acting was superb! Jennifer Lawrence really surprised me.
     
  8. Power

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    I yet have to see "The Impossible", so I can't judge based on this movie, but hands down Naomi Watts is one of the best actresses out there and her winning an oscar is overdue (her performance in Mulholland Dr. and 21 Grams is marvelous)...
     
  9. Babydoll

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    Seriously? JL won the Oscar for best actress? SERIOUSLY?!

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    It should have been Chastain or Riva... :facepalm: The Academy screwed up. It's not even Jennifer's best. I mean seriously? She's so hyped.

    Ugh.
    Ugh.
    Ugh.
     
  10. Jesska

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    Yes I saw SLP and while JL was good I didn't think it was best actress material!
     
  11. bisou

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    How did Argo win Best Picture? Seriously. :confused:

    And Ben... chill! :nervous: He was going nuts onstage.
     
  12. oferta

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    I loved Daniel Day Lewis, best of all time. Also the award for Waltz. :luv:
    And the performance of Goldfinger - wow. Adele's Skyfall was so damn boring compared to Dame Shirley. :wtf:

    Dress wise - nothing remarkable.
     
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    I had never seen a Striesand performance before tonight, but wow. She made it look so freakin' effortless. Lea Michelle can gtfo.

    Loved Daniel Day Lewis's acceptance speech, he was super adorable, dorky and totally deserved it. Ben Affleck was really freakin' the hell the out, but it was sweet. I haven't seen silver linings playbook, but I felt really bad for JLaw tripping and falling up the steps. I heard her dress ripped at some other awards show, so apparently she just can't cut a break.

    The award that bugged me the most was Christoph Waltz for Django. I love him, and I loved him in Inglorious Basterds, and I love Tarantino in general but I really thought Leonardo DiCaprio was 70000000000x better than him that movie. I don't get why he wasn't at least nominated.
     
  14. En_Pointe

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    *Yawn* most predictable oscars ever (although I did enjoy the show itself)
     
  15. Coffee_Girl

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    I liked the movie till the Awards. Seriously? It was so political it made me gag. And they asked Mrs Obama to say who's the winner. Yup.

    Thank you! I think Skyfall is one of the worst Bond songs, boring and forgettable. And yet, everyone loves it.

    I loved Meryl Streep when she was reading the winner. Like she didn't even have to look :)

    I was surprised why DiCaprio wasn't nominated. I hated his character so much in the movie - he must have done something right ;)
    Waltz was great too, but diCaprio was brilliant. And I though Robert De Niro outshined him in SLP
     
  16. lightasair

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    I feel like I need to do this. It's such a great idea, it makes me wonder why my Film obsessed mind never thought of it before. D=
     
  17. bisou

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    I agree! I thought it was a bit awkward and inappropriate to have the First Lady presenting an Oscar. :rolleyes:
     
  18. Babydoll

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    Haha YES his speech was just... :run:

    I actually loved Argo, but imo Lincoln and Amour were better.
     
  19. AnastasiaB

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    Haha that was my reaction to it as well!
     

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