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2013 Academy Award Nominations

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by lefty, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. lefty

    lefty Well-Known Member

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    A few serious shockers... Affleck denied. Hawkes bloody well robbed. (This is his third Oscar-worthy performance in as many years.) And "Amour" can do some real damage.


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

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

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

    Best 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"

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

    Best 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"

    Best Original Screenplay:
    "Zero Dark Thirty"
    "Django Unchained"
    "Moonrise Kingdom"
    "Amour"
    "Flight"

    Best Adapted Screenplay:
    "Lincoln"
    "Silver Linings Playbook"
    "Argo"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

    Best Animated Feature:
    "Frankenweenie"
    "The Pirates! Band of Misfits"
    "Wreck-It Ralph"
    "Paranorman"
    "Brave"

    Best Foreign Feature:
    "Amour"
    "A Royal Affair"
    "Kon-Tiki"
    "No"
    "War Witch"

    Best Visual Effects:
    "Life of Pi"
    "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
    "The Avengers"
    "Prometheus"
    "Snow White and the Huntsman"

    Best Cinematography:
    "Skyfall"
    "Anna Karenina"
    "Django Unchained"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Lincoln"

    Best Costume Design:
    "Anna Karenina"
    "Les Miserables"
    "Lincoln"
    "Mirror Mirror"
    "Snow White and the Huntsman"

    Best Documentary Feature:
    "Searching for Sugar Man"
    "How to Survive a Plague"
    "The Gatekeepers"
    "5 Broken Cameras"
    "The Invisible War"

    Best Documentary Short:
    "Open Heart"
    "Inocente"
    "Redemption"
    "Kings Point"
    "Mondays at Racine"
    "Snow White and the Huntsman"

    Best Film Editing:
    "Lincoln"
    "Silver Linings Playbook"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Argo"
    "Zero Dark Thirty"

    Best Makeup and Hairstyling:
    "Hitchcock"
    "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
    "Les Miserables"

    Best Music (Original Score):
    "Anna Karenina"
    "Argo"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Lincoln"
    "Skyfall"

    Best Music (Original Song):
    "Before My Time" from "Chasing Ice"
    "Everybody Needs A Best Friend" from "Ted"
    "Pi's Lullaby" from "Life of Pi"
    "Skyfall" from "Skyfall"
    "Suddenly" from "Les Misérables"

    Best Production Design:
    "Anna Karenina"
    "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
    "Les Misérables"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Lincoln"

    Best Short Film, Animated:
    "Adam and Dog"
    "Fresh Guacamole"
    "Head over Heels"
    "Maggie Simpson in 'The Longest Daycare'"
    "Paperman"

    Best Short Film, Live Action:
    "Asad"
    "Buzkashi Boys"
    "Curfew"
    "Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)"
    "Henry"

    Best Sound Editing:
    "Argo"
    "Django Unchained"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Skyfall"
    "Zero Dark Thirty"

    Best Sound Mixing:
    "Argo"
    "Les Misérables"
    "Life of Pi"
    "Lincoln"
    "Skyfall"

    lefty
     
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  2. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Well-Known Member

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    I am always confused when a film is nominated for best picture but not best director.
     
  3. lefty

    lefty Well-Known Member

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    Nine film spots; five director spots. Something's got to give.

    I really pissed at the Hawkes snub. What does this guy have to do?

    lefty
     
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  4. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Well-Known Member

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    he was incredible in mary margaret marcy whatever the fuck
     
  5. JilSlander

    JilSlander Well-Known Member

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    Is Silver Linings Playbook that good? Lots of hype around it and Lincoln (but that's expected, considering DDL + Spielberg).
     
  6. lefty

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    ^^ Right? Like otherwordly fucking scary. And Winter's Bone. Maybe he's an utter asshole in real life and they hate him.

    ^ Yes, it is that good. Cooper has a real shot.

    lefty
     
  7. Nil

    Nil Well-Known Member

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    Time to see some movies I guess. I've only watched Django and Zero Dark Thirty out of the Best Pictures category so far.
     
  8. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Well-Known Member

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    Glad Leo was left out. Hamming it up does not a good performance make.
     
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    Leo would just not win anyway :lol:
     
  10. ethanm

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    Am I the only person that thinks Beasts should win? I was lukewarm on all of these based on true story movies because they are all rife with inaccuracies. Argo is especially egregious in this respect.
     
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  11. lefty

    lefty Well-Known Member

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    For picture? It has no chance of that.

    Some cosmic miracle might see adapted screenplay if they don't feel they need to reward Argo for the Affleck fuck up.

    lefty
     
  12. ethanm

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    Argo was not a good movie. They took the wrong tack by going for suspense and making things up. The problem is that you know the people make it out so all suspense is undermined. They should have tried to do a better job conveying the fear.
     
  13. lefty

    lefty Well-Known Member

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    Argo is a very good movie and it was exceedingly well directed. That's the fuck up. I would put it on that list well above ZDT, DU, or (as lovely as it is) BotSW.

    lefty
     
  14. ethanm

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    But every dramatic plot point is patently false. Fiction is compelling because it reveals something, non-fiction is compelling because it is real. When you take a true story and add a bunch of made up events and dramatic moments it turns into nothing more than petty entertainment. And worse than being lifeless it is insulting to the real people involved, many of whom have spoken out against the movie.
     
  15. lefty

    lefty Well-Known Member

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    That's a different discussion and valid only if the film claims to be the truth. It doesn't.

    "Because we say it's based on a true story, rather than this is a true story, we're allowed to take some dramatic license."
    Ben Affleck


    Trust me, I'm Canadian and didn't appreciate the slight it paid the Canadians who risked their lives and had the direct hand in saving those six people. I found it funny that Affleck had to change the end title card after a near revolt at TIFF. But when I judge a film for an Academy Award I put all that aside and ask a few simple questions - does the film tell a compelling story? Did it achieve what it set out to do? In this case it does. I don't particularly give a shit what the story is. That's the point of a Best Picture award.

    lefty
     
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    ethanm Well-Known Member

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    People always talk about artistic license, where is the artistic restraint?
     
  17. lefty

    lefty Well-Known Member

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    It died with Barnett Newman.

    lefty
     
  18. lefty

    lefty Well-Known Member

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    Well, that was a bloody mess. McFarlane auditioning for his own variety show.

    lefty
     
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    you KNOW you're gay when George Takei calls you out as being too gay...
     
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    I wasn't quite sure whether Tarantino was insulting his actors or giving backhanded compliments when he started talking about the characters he created. Then it all came together when he said how well he'd chosen the cast for the characters. Jamie Foxx looked a bit unsure of where the speech was heading when they showed him.
     

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