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message 1: by Steph, Serious series addict (last edited Feb 16, 2011 09:57PM) (new)

Steph (angel4492) | 29004 comments The biggest movie/entertainment award show in the US (yes, I know we have a million of them ... can't get enough of themselves, I guess), the Oscars, will be airing on Sunday, February 27th.

I haven't seen all of these, haven't heard of some, but thought it might be fun to see if ya'll wanted to pick your winners here and see how close you are once the winners are announced.

I'll post the list of nominees in below. You can just list your choice for winner.

message 2: by Steph, Serious series addict (last edited Feb 28, 2011 01:28AM) (new)

Steph (angel4492) | 29004 comments I cut out all the art, directing, writing, music, costumes, etc. All the stuff I fast forward through whenever I used to watch it. LOL! Sorry, if you're interested in seeing the entire list of nominees, you can check it out @ IMDB .

Best Motion Picture of the Year

127 Hours (2010): Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, John Smithson
Black Swan (2010): Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver, Scott Franklin
The Fighter (2010): David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Mark Wahlberg
Inception (2010): Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas
The Kids Are All Right (2010): Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, Celine Rattray
The King's Speech (2010): Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gareth Unwin ~ WINNER
The Social Network (2010): Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca, Ceán Chaffin
Toy Story 3 (2010): Darla K. Anderson
True Grit (2010): Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Scott Rudin
Winter's Bone (2010): Anne Rosellini, Alix Madigan

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Javier Bardem for Biutiful (2010)
Jeff Bridges for True Grit (2010)
Jesse Eisenberg for The Social Network (2010)
Colin Firth for The King's Speech (2010) ~ WINNER
James Franco for 127 Hours (2010)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Annette Bening for The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole (2010)
Jennifer Lawrence for Winter's Bone (2010)
Natalie Portman for Black Swan (2010) ~ WINNER
Michelle Williams for Blue Valentine (2010)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Christian Bale for The Fighter (2010) ~ WINNER
John Hawkes for Winter's Bone (2010)
Jeremy Renner for The Town (2010)
Mark Ruffalo for The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Geoffrey Rush for The King's Speech (2010)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams for The Fighter (2010)
Helena Bonham Carter for The King's Speech (2010)
Melissa Leo for The Fighter (2010) ~ WINNER
Hailee Steinfeld for True Grit (2010)
Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom (2010)

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

How to Train Your Dragon (2010): Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
The Illusionist (2010): Sylvain Chomet
Toy Story 3 (2010): Lee Unkrich ~ WINNER

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

Biutiful (2010): Alejandro González Iñárritu(Mexico)
Dogtooth (2009): Giorgos Lanthimos(Greece)
In a Better World (2010): Susanne Bier(Denmark) ~ WINNER
Incendies (2010): Denis Villeneuve(Canada)
Outside the Law (2010): Rachid Bouchareb(Algeria)

message 3: by Steph, Serious series addict (new)

Steph (angel4492) | 29004 comments I noticed that "The Social Network" won a ton of Golden Globe awards. Including best picture, which I thought was a joke. I liked the movie, but definitely didn't think it was better than the others listed. Hope it doesn't win an Oscar. Just my opinion. ;)

message 4: by Steph, Serious series addict (new)

Steph (angel4492) | 29004 comments I've marked the winners in bold.

message 5: by CyberAlmu (new)

CyberAlmu | 302 comments I so happy Javier Bardem didn't make it for the Actor in a Leading Role...

message 6: by Steph, Serious series addict (new)

Steph (angel4492) | 29004 comments Don't like him? I liked him in "Love in the Time of Cholera" and he was a trip in "No Country for Old Men". I haven't seen "Biutiful" though.

message 7: by CyberAlmu (last edited Mar 01, 2011 06:38PM) (new)

CyberAlmu | 302 comments Not at all.
Maybe he is a good actor, which I don't know because I dont watch his movies. I don't like him because he's a . I also dislike Spanish movies, in general. Too much drama

message 8: by Steph, Serious series addict (new)

Steph (angel4492) | 29004 comments I haven't seen any Spanish movies, that I'm aware of, but have seen a soap opera or two and they are seriously dramatic. Funny to watch even though I only pick up 1 out of 20 words throughout.

message 9: by Mary C (new)

Mary C (marymaryalwayscontrary) | 2488 comments The only movies I had seen were Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland.

I watched. I really wish they'd trim the show down. Less skits, tributes etc.., And start it at 8 instead of 8:30. I have to get up at 6:30 and I just can't stay up until 11:30.

message 10: by Steph, Serious series addict (new)

Steph (angel4492) | 29004 comments They always run long with that one. Plus, they drag out the "big awards" till the end to get you to keep watching. That's why I like the Golden Globes better.

We've seen all the Best Picture movies except for Winter's Bone and Toy Story 3.

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