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by mlrg
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: 2017
Topic: The Florida Project reviews
Replies: 5
Views: 354

Re: The Florida Project reviews

I hate to sound like Rex Reed, but aside from Willem Dafoe's sterling portrayal of the caring motel manager, this film did nothing for me. I found it the most condescending film about poor people I've ever seen. The herky-jerky hand-held camera movements made me dizzy. The bratty kids gave me a hea...
by mlrg
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 5759
Views: 227502

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

The Post - 4/10
All the Money in the World - 3/10
Roman J. Israel, Esq. - 5/10
Mudbound - 6/10
by mlrg
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: BAFTA Nominations & Predictions
Replies: 35
Views: 1123

Re: BAFTA Nominations & Predictions

After this I think all acting categories are locked up.

Best picture could surprise only because of the preferential voting system.
by mlrg
Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Other Film Discussions
Topic: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings
Replies: 5759
Views: 227502

Re: Last Seen Movie - The Latest Movie You Have Seen; ratings

Darkest Hour - 4/10
The Florida Project - 3/10
I, Tonya - 5/10
by mlrg
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: 90th Nominations and Winners
Topic: It's Trivia Time
Replies: 60
Views: 1360

Re: It's Trivia Time

I don't know about other categories, but in terms of actors, three were nominated on their birthdays: Liz Taylor for BUtterfield 8, Judith Anderson for Rebecca, and Jackie Gleason for The Hustler. For the winners, Jennifer Jones won for The Song of Bernadette on her 25th birthday and four others we...
by mlrg
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: 90th Nominations and Winners
Topic: It's Trivia Time
Replies: 60
Views: 1360

Re: It's Trivia Time

Farfetched trivia I found

Frances McDormand in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

stands for the largest number of characters by anyone ever nominated in best actress (as per my excel file) :lol:
by mlrg
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: Final Oscar Nominations Predictions
Replies: 35
Views: 1030

Re: Final Oscar Nominations Predictions

Well I correctly predicted 18 of the 20 acting nominees and apparently was the only one that predicted Denzel Washington.
by mlrg
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: Nominations Landscape -- Part 2: The Rest
Replies: 9
Views: 362

Re: Nominations Landscape -- Part 2: The Rest

Mister Tee wrote:Thanks for all the kind words. I do these things to some extent to clarify my own thinking, but I do craft them with an audience in mind, and writers always like to know they're appreciated.

It's a privilege to read your words here. Way more interesting than any other so called "pundits"
by mlrg
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: Final Oscar Nominations Predictions
Replies: 35
Views: 1030

Re: Final Oscar Nominations Predictions

Top 6 categories only Best Picture Call Me By Your Name Dunkirk Get Out I, Tonya Lady Bird Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri The Post The Shape of Water Director Christopher Nolan “Dunkirk” Jordan Peele “Get Out” Greta Gerwig “Lady Bird” Guillermo del Toro “The Shape of Water” Martin McDonag...
by mlrg
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Marriage
Replies: 18
Views: 297

Re: Marriage

Congrats mate!
by mlrg
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: 2017
Topic: The Post reviews
Replies: 40
Views: 930

Re: The Post reviews

flipp525 wrote:I’m starting to feel old too. I’m going to turn 40 in April! I’ve been on this Board with you all almost half my life. :oops: :oops: :oops: :shock:


I'm turning 40 in September so that's also half my life on this board :shock: :lol:
by mlrg
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Presenter Update Assistance
Replies: 19
Views: 407

Re: 17th Academy Awards

Try YouTube. The official Academy page has many presentations available
by mlrg
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: BAFTA Nominations & Predictions
Replies: 35
Views: 1123

Re: BAFTA Nominations & Predictions

FilmFan720 wrote:However, don't you feel that the preferential ballot would hurt a film with so many detractors?


Yes. That's why La La Land and The Revenant lost in my opinion.
by mlrg
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: Golden Globe Reactions
Replies: 72
Views: 1465

Re: Golden Globe Reactions

Gotta admit I do think the politics of Three Billboards oscillates between problematic and thought provoking but given the tenor of the conversation here I'm not really wanting to delve. I certainly imagine your thoughts would be thought-provoking and welcome, so please don’t feel like you can’t be...
by mlrg
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: National Society of Film Critics awards
Replies: 21
Views: 426

Re: National Society of Film Critics awards

I'm baffled by how such an average film as Lady Bird is winning all this awards for best picture

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