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Postby rolotomasi99 » Sun Jan 24, 2010 11:21 am

mashari wrote:Bullock's got this in the bag. Sorry, Meryl.

She should be apologizing to us. This Oscar season has been nothing but a disaster. It started with them expanding Best Picture to 10 nominees, and it all just kept getting worse.

Remember the days when the good-but-not-great UP IN THE AIR was the frontrunner, and we were all worried about Meryl Streep winning for a good-but-not-great performance? Yeah, I miss those days.

Now we have a ridiculous movie possibly winning Best Picture (AVATAR), a director who was unworthy of his first Oscar win possibly winning a second one (Cameron), and the worst possible Best Actress win in decades (Bullock).

At least Jeff Bridges pushed George Clooney out of the frontrunner spot for actor. Seeing him win will probably be the best part of Oscar night.
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Postby anonymous1980 » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:56 am

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anonymous wrote:I don't get the hate towards Sandy either. I mean, despite the fact that I do not want to see the movie she's in and I hated her performance in Crash, she does seem like a nice person who hasn't lost much of her "regular"-ness (if that's a word).

Though it may come as a shock to some people, I'm considered to be a very nice person. And I'm very regular. Nothing to write home about. I want my well earned best actress Oscar. Now.

I never said she DESERVES a Best Actress Oscar. I don't she deserves the hate and virtriol she often receives in these message boards.

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Postby Uri » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:48 am

anonymous wrote:I don't get the hate towards Sandy either. I mean, despite the fact that I do not want to see the movie she's in and I hated her performance in Crash, she does seem like a nice person who hasn't lost much of her "regular"-ness (if that's a word).

Though it may come as a shock to some people, I'm considered to be a very nice person. And I'm very regular. Nothing to write home about. I want my well earned best actress Oscar. Now.

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Postby ITALIANO » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:15 am

It's an objectively dreadful movie (yes, objectively; those who like it don't understand anything about cinema, trust me) and the performance isn't much more than amateurish. But there must be misguided guilty feelings behind the success of both the movie and the actress (they are both anxiously, desperately defended even on this board, though admittedly only by the usual predictable ones). And guilty feelings CAN count, especially when it's such a big voting group as the SAG (and the Academy).
I still think (and certainly hope) that Meryl Streep, even not at her best, will win the Oscar. If Bullocks win, it will sadly be the proof that a certain part of America (not all) still has a long way to go before solving its many problems and becoming, let's say it, more civilized.

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Postby anonymous1980 » Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:02 am

Big Magilla wrote:With the other three acting awards all but sewn up and the Oscar show itself looking like a cross between a bore and a disaster, the horse race between Bullock and Streep is the only thing keeping it interesting this year.

Oh, I don't know. Picture and Director seems up in the air to me. (pun definitely intended)

I don't get the hate towards Sandy either. I mean, despite the fact that I do not want to see the movie she's in and I hated her performance in Crash, she does seem like a nice person who hasn't lost much of her "regular"-ness (if that's a word).




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Postby mashari » Sun Jan 24, 2010 9:55 am

Bullock's got this in the bag. Sorry, Meryl.
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Postby Big Magilla » Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:40 am

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anonymous wrote:I really do not want to see The Blind Side since it's a sports movie with a Southern Republican as a protagonist that's just a couple of Bible verses away from being a Kirk Cameron movie.

That's not what it is at all. To quote Sister Rose: "there is a Christian flavor to the story but it is one of possibility rather than a moralistic stereotype."

I think I'd rather see a Kirk Cameron picture.

You wouldn't say that if you'd actually ever seen a Kirk Cameron religious movie.

I'm getting a kick out of Bullock's wins. Has there ever been a more self-effacing best actress winner?

Her backstage response to reporters' questions: "It's a fluke, I feel it's wrong. My money was on Meryl."

She sites the scene in Julie & Julia where Streep's Julia Child, who's struggled with fertility, learns her sister is pregnant. "That is what I aspire to."

With the other three acting awards all but sewn up and the Oscar show itself looking like a cross between a bore and a disaster, the horse race between Bullock and Streep is the only thing keeping it interesting this year.
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Postby Sabin » Sun Jan 24, 2010 6:47 am

Man, I really don't want to see The Blind Side! I've read the script, I don't like it, I can't imagine liking the movie or Sandra Bullock in it.
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Postby Reza » Sun Jan 24, 2010 1:35 am

Damien wrote:I think I'd rather see a Kirk Cameron picture.

LOL.

Yes I think Sandra is going to be crowned in March.

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Postby Damien » Sun Jan 24, 2010 12:11 am

Big Magilla wrote:
anonymous wrote:I really do not want to see The Blind Side since it's a sports movie with a Southern Republican as a protagonist that's just a couple of Bible verses away from being a Kirk Cameron movie.

That's not what it is at all. To quote Sister Rose: "there is a Christian flavor to the story but it is one of possibility rather than a moralistic stereotype."

I think I'd rather see a Kirk Cameron picture.
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Postby Big Magilla » Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:15 pm

anonymous wrote:I really do not want to see The Blind Side since it's a sports movie with a Southern Republican as a protagonist that's just a couple of Bible verses away from being a Kirk Cameron movie.

That's not what it is at all. To quote Sister Rose: "there is a Christian flavor to the story but it is one of possibility rather than a moralistic stereotype."
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Postby OscarGuy » Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:11 pm

That ovation may just be the sign that Streep will have to wait once again.
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Postby dws1982 » Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:10 pm

anonymous wrote:I really do not want to see The Blind Side since it's a sports movie with a Southern Republican as a protagonist that's just a couple of Bible verses away from being a Kirk Cameron movie.

It's a lot of things, some of them problematic, but it's not that.

Standing-O for Sandra.

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Postby anonymous1980 » Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:07 pm

I really do not want to see The Blind Side since it's a sports movie with a Southern Republican as a protagonist that's just a couple of Bible verses away from being a Kirk Cameron movie.

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Postby OscarGuy » Sat Jan 23, 2010 9:58 pm

Sandra Bullock - The Blind Side
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