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by ksrymy
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: 91st Oscars: Actress
Replies: 13
Views: 562

Re: 91st Oscars: Actress

OscarGuy wrote:Please let Best Picture be a surprise THIS big.

Look what you fucking did.
by ksrymy
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Damien Bona in the NYTimes
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Damien Bona in the NYTimes

This popped up as I was browsing Facebook. The Times put out a list of six books to binge before the Oscars, and Inside Oscar was listed.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/20/book ... ywood.html
by ksrymy
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: 2018 Oscar Shouldabeens
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: 2018 Oscar Shouldabeens

BEST PICTURE 01. BlacKkKlansman (dir. Spike Lee) 02. The Favourite (dir. Yorgos Lanthimos) 03. Roma (dir. Alfonso Cuarón) 04. Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse (dirs. Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman) 05. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (dir. Morgan Neville) 06. Hereditary (dir. Ari Aste...
by ksrymy
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: The Cam Dagg Memorial Theatre and Literature Forum
Topic: What's everybody reading?
Replies: 115
Views: 11882

Re: What's everybody reading?

Since the beginning of the year, I've finished Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres, Michelle Obama's Becoming, and Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence. I think I'm going to start my Black History Month binge early with Esi Edugyan's Washington Black and Richard Wright's Native Son.
by ksrymy
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: 91st Academy Awards
Topic: Honorary Oscars Wish Lists and Speculation
Replies: 59
Views: 1686

Re: Honorary Oscars Wish Lists and Speculation

This is just the Academy pandering the black card. Nothing else. It makes them look good with Tyson becoming the first African-American actress to win an honorary award. This is really gross; you sound like a Deplorable. Yes, the only reason black people are given awards is to appease PC culture /e...
by ksrymy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: 81st and Other 9th Decade Discussions
Topic: 2015 Oscar Shouldabeens
Replies: 21
Views: 4045

Re: 2015 Oscar Shouldabeens

BEST PICTURE 01. Mad Max: Fury Road (dir. George Miller) 02. The Hateful Eight (dir. Quentin Tarantino) 03. Ex Machina (dir. Alex Garland) 04. The Lobster (dir. Yorgos Lanthimos) 05. Carol (dir. Todd Haynes) 06. The Martian (dir. Ridley Scott) 07. Mistress America (dir. Noah Baumbach) 08. Shaun the ...
by ksrymy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: 81st and Other 9th Decade Discussions
Topic: 2016 Oscar Shouldabeens
Replies: 15
Views: 4923

Re: 2016 Oscar Shouldabeens

BEST PICTURE 01. Moonlight (dir. Barry Jenkins) 02. Arrival (dir. Denis Villeneuve) 03. La La Land (dir. Damien Chazelle) 04. Manchester by the Sea (dir. Kenneth Lonergan) 05. The Love Witch (dir. Anna Biller) 06. Toni Erdmann (dir. Maren Ade) 07. I Am Not Your Negro (dir. Raoul Peck) 08. Kubo and t...
by ksrymy
Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: 81st and Other 9th Decade Discussions
Topic: 2017 Oscar Shoulabeens
Replies: 8
Views: 1396

Re: 2017 Oscar Shoulabeens

BEST PICTURE 01. Call Me by Your Name 02. Get Out 03. Lady Bird 04. The Shape of Water 05. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 06. Baby Driver 07. Phantom Thread 08. Columbus 09. The Death of Stalin 10. The Disaster Artist BEST DIRECTOR 01. Luca Guadagnino, Call Me by Your Name 02. Jordan Peel...
by ksrymy
Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: 2018
Topic: Ready Player One reviews
Replies: 6
Views: 948

Re: Ready Player One reviews

[W]hite males between 25-40 who will shriek with delight when they see the Delorean and Batmobile and E.T. and Michael Jackson and 80's ephemeral pop culture references - and fall into a sugar-rush stupor by the 45th minute. A four-quarter hit like Black Panther this will not be. Goddamn, you naile...
by ksrymy
Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: 81st and Other 9th Decade Discussions
Topic: Best Supporting Actress 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1455

Re: Best Supporting Actress 2017

I wasn't as charmed by Mudbound as everyone else, as I thought it was very heavy-handed. I did like Mary J. Blige, but a nomination seems a bit much. I'll stick with listening to "Be Without You" and "Family Affair" if I want to experience Mary. I like Allison Janney quite a bit,...
by ksrymy
Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: 81st and Other 9th Decade Discussions
Topic: Best Supporting Actor 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 722

Re: Best Supporting Actor 2017

I love me some Woody Harrelson, but his nomination here is pure coattails. My wife, who loves him even more than I do, responded with, "Really?!", when she saw he got nominated. It's a perfectly fine performance but, if there's any reason he actually got nominated, it's for his voiceover w...
by ksrymy
Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: 81st and Other 9th Decade Discussions
Topic: Best Actress 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1343

Re: Best Actress 2017

I admire that Meryl is getting work (even if she's taking every role for women over 50 for herself), but I've been bored by every single thing she's done since Doubt . She just puts on a wig and reads her lines in a manner that would befit an American dame. I actually have the same feelings about To...
by ksrymy
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: 81st and Other 9th Decade Discussions
Topic: Best Actor 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1037

Re: Best Actor 2017

Denzel's nomination is fairly ridiculous for a film that, on paper, should appeal to me as I enjoy Washington, Colin Farrell, and Dan Gilroy. But Roman J. Israel, Esq. is as unwieldy a film as is its title. Washington's acting barely translates through the terrible afro and glasses he'd made to wear...
by ksrymy
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: 1927 Oscar Shouldabeens
Replies: 8
Views: 5300

Re: 1927 Oscar Shouldabeens

Big Magilla wrote:John Gilbert, Flesh and the Devil
Greta Garbo, Flesh and the Devil
Lars Hanson, Flesh and the Devil
Barbara Kent, Flesh and the Devil
Clarence Brown, Flesh and the Devil

Every source I'm finding says this was a Christmas '26 release.
by ksrymy
Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Marriage
Replies: 18
Views: 1008

Re: Marriage

This warms my heart. I'm very happy to hear this. Congratulations!

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