Academy Members' Brutally Honest Ballots

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Postby Precious Doll » Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:48 am

Well, we know what Jennifer Lawrence won't be voting for:

http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/mo ... 603c0e54d1

Clearly she has a very limited attention span.
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Postby nightwingnova » Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:04 pm

Fascinating. It seems to imply that while more diverse, the numbers are not there to make huge differences.


anonymous1980 wrote:Ah. This is not exactly a "Brutally Honest" ballot article but this is an article about the new Academy members. They polled 14 new members of the Academy to see how they voted this year and how it's changing the landscape. Pretty interesting stuff.

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Postby anonymous1980 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:33 am

Ah. This is not exactly a "Brutally Honest" ballot article but this is an article about the new Academy members. They polled 14 new members of the Academy to see how they voted this year and how it's changing the landscape. Pretty interesting stuff.

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Postby ITALIANO » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:39 am

Big Magilla wrote:
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This one especially should quit cocaine soon.

She was definitely high on something. It could have just been that she was delighted to be given the opportunity to pat herself on the back.


Trust me, Big Magilla: cocaine. And not the best kind.

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Postby Big Magilla » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:36 am

anonymous1980 wrote:Here's another one.

It's a publicist this time. This person seems to be a bit more in line with my taste, I think, more so than all the others so far at least.

This one's been the most logical so far, even if I don't agree with all his or her choices.
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Postby Big Magilla » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:35 am

ITALIANO wrote:


This one especially should quit cocaine soon.

She was definitely high on something. It could have just been that she was delighted to be given the opportunity to pat herself on the back.
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Postby Reza » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:18 am

It is clear that a lot of the Academy members are still confused by the prefrential ballot system.

And like always a lot of them vote for friends or if they feel someone is overdue.

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Postby ITALIANO » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:17 am



This one especially should quit cocaine soon.


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Postby anonymous1980 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:20 pm

Here's another one.

It's a publicist this time. This person seems to be a bit more in line with my taste, I think, more so than all the others so far at least.

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Postby Big Magilla » Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:03 pm

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anonymous1980 wrote:Another one.

This one isn't as infuriating as the others. They didn't say who this person was but I suspect it's an editor since he (or she) said a lot about it.

Well, that and the fact that the headline literally says "Editor thinks..."

And nothing else other than Picture and Score.

Actually I found this the most infuriating of the three.

I am so sick of this over-glorification of Get Out, a perfectly fine Grade B movie and something I've probably recommended to more people than other film last year, but deserving of a Best Picture Oscar? No. A nomination, OK, considering there are more than five slots, but not a win.

And I didn't like the score for Dunkirk at all. Too loud and intrusive, screaming "listed to me!" over and over.
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Postby Mister Tee » Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:38 pm

anonymous1980 wrote:Another one.

This one isn't as infuriating as the others. They didn't say who this person was but I suspect it's an editor since he (or she) said a lot about it.

Well, that and the fact that the headline literally says "Editor thinks..."

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Postby anonymous1980 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:22 pm

Another one.

This one isn't as infuriating as the others. They didn't say who this person was but I suspect it's an editor since he (or she) said a lot about it.

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Postby OscarGuy » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:35 am

I wasn't talking about the costume designer, I thought that was a woman. I was referring to the Daily Beast writer.
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Postby flipp525 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:14 am

The Original BJ wrote:Someone sat through Darkest Hour FIVE TIMES?!

I couldn’t really believe that, honestly. I mean, like, really?

These voters seemed to be enthralled by Mudbound. I feel like I saw a totally different movie than the IndieWite girl (I felt like that was clearly a woman actually, Wes). Can you imagine staying that Mudbound had more timely relevance than Get Out?
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