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odessasteps Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 142/5065 EXP: 26879538 For next: 252466 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1011 days Last activity: 978 days # 1 Posted on 11.2.02 1856.31 Reposted on: 11.2.09 1859.01
The nominations come out early tomorrow morning (or late tonight for you people on the left coast). Since I had to do my write-up tonight with my predictions, I figured I'd post them here.
Lord of the Rings
SLEEPER: Amelie, Shrek
Jean Pierre Jeunet
Sleeper: David Lynch
Gene Hackman (Tenenbaums)
Guy Pearce (Momento)
Denzel Washington (Training Day)
Sleeper: Ewan McGregor, Billy Bob Thorton (Monster’s Ball)
Sleeper: Renee Zellweger (Bridget Jones), Jedi Dench
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt (Ocean’s Eleven)
Tony Shalhoub (Man Who Wasn’t There)
Jim Broadbent (Iris)
Ed Harris (Beautiful Mind)
Sleeper: Steve Buscemi (Ghost World), Viggo Mortensen (Lord of the Rings), Clive Owen (Gosford Park)
Best Supporting Actress
Naomi Watts (Mullholland Drive)
Gwenyth Paltrow (Tenebaums)
Marisa Tomei (In the Bedroom)
Sleeper: Anjelica Huston (Tenebaums), Helen Mirren (Gosford Park)
Best Original Screenplay
In the Bedroom
Best Adapted Screenplay
Lord of the Rings
Bridget Jones’ Diary
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Net Hack Slasher Banger Level: 102 Posts: 31/2805 EXP: 11073774 For next: 16231 Since: 6.1.02 From: Outer reaches of your mind Since last post: 4473 days Last activity: 2893 days # 2 Posted on 11.2.02 1928.27 Reposted on: 11.2.09 1928.33 Some I think will make it in that you didnt put Best Picture - In the bedroom seems to be getting a push that might get in there. Director - Baz Luhrmann - Moulin Rouge - that movie is a darling of everyone. Actor - Sean Penn - I am Sam - even though I thought he was WAY too over the top, characters like that always gets someone oscar talk.... I hope to god Hackman is in there he was wonderful. Actress - I think all of yours is pretty right on I hope Andrey Tautou doesn't get forgotten supporting actor - Jon Voight - Ali - I think he's got a better chance of making it then Will Smith as a lead supporting actess - Judi Dench - The Shipping News - I hope Gwyneth does make it here as well.
evilwaldo Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 7/1597 EXP: 4743676 For next: 39313 Since: 7.2.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 4291 days Last activity: 4072 days
AIM: # 3 Posted on 11.2.02 2114.57 Reposted on: 11.2.09 2120.16 I am not sure that Amelie will garner a Best Picture and Best Actress nominations. The film was great and Audrey Tautou was fantastic but I doubt they will get both nods. My biggest hope is that Waking Life gets a domination for Best Animated Film.
cfgb Bierwurst Level: 87 Posts: 246/1925 EXP: 6298140 For next: 94659 Since: 2.1.02 From: Ottawa, Ontario Since last post: 121 days Last activity: 6 hours # 4 Posted on 12.2.02 0016.42 Reposted on: 12.2.09 0029.05 Dear god. For the first time in recent history - it appears I am completely out of it when it comes to Oscars. I have seen next to none of the big movies this year, having been stuck with a handful of stinkers when going with friends. I'll have to watch the awards show to see what I should be renting when available. It's been a good while since I've had a chance to see a REALLY good movie. American Beauty is probably the last unbelievable mind blowing movie I saw, which is really sad. Any recommendations? I have no qualms sitting through a long drama, though I'm not really into sci-fi or magic junk. (Leaving Harry Potter and Lord Of The Rings on the outs...)
odessasteps Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 148/5065 EXP: 26879538 For next: 252466 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1011 days Last activity: 978 days # 5 Posted on 12.2.02 0541.47 Reposted on: 12.2.09 0559.02 On video now: Ghost World Moulin Rogue In theaters now: Royal Tenenbaums Monster's Ball
Papercuts! Potato korv Level: 56 Posts: 215/684 EXP: 1333856 For next: 64329 Since: 3.1.02 From: Springfield, Mo. Since last post: 5349 days Last activity: 5259 days # 6 Posted on 12.2.02 0903.00 Reposted on: 12.2.09 0929.01 D'oh! Forgot to mention that these are the ACTUAL nominees (Cut and pasted from elsewhere, which explains why they're in all-caps...) ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Russell Crowe Sean Penn Will Smith Denzel Washington Tom Wilkinson ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Jim Broadbent Ethan Hawke Ben Kingsley Ian McKellen Jon Voight ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Halle Berry Judi Dench Nicole Kidman Sissy Spacek Renée Zellweger ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Jennifer Connelly Helen Mirren Maggie Smith Marisa Tomei Kate Winslet ANIMATED FEATURE FILM JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS MONSTERS, INC. SHREK ART DIRECTION AMÉLIE GOSFORD PARK HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING MOULIN ROUGE CINEMATOGRAPHY AMÉLIE BLACK HAWK DOWN THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE MOULIN ROUGE COSTUME DESIGN THE AFFAIR OF THE NECKLACE GOSFORD PARK HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING DIRECTING A BEAUTIFUL MIND BLACK HAWK DOWN GOSFORD PARK THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING MULHOLLAND DRIVE DOCUMENTARY FEATURE CHILDREN UNDERGROUND LALEE'S KIN: THE LEGACY OF COTTON MURDER ON A SUNDAY MORNING PROMISES WAR PHOTOGRAPHER DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT ARTISTS AND ORPHANS: A TRUE DRAMA SING! THOTH FILM EDITING A BEAUTIFUL MIND BLACK HAWK DOWN THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING MEMENTO MOULIN ROUGE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM AMÉLIE ELLING LAGAAN NO MAN'S LAND SON OF THE BRIDE MAKEUP A BEAUTIFUL MIND THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING MOULIN ROUGE MUSIC (SCORE) A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE A BEAUTIFUL MIND HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING MONSTERS, INC. MUSIC (SONG) KATE & LEOPOLD THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING MONSTERS, INC. PEARL HARBOR VANILLA SKY BEST PICTURE A BEAUTIFUL MIND GOSFORD PARK IN THE BEDROOM THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING MOULIN ROUGE SHORT FILM -- ANIMATED FIFTY PERCENT GREY FOR THE BIRDS GIVE UP YER AUL SINS STRANGE INVADERS STUBBLE TROUBLE SHORT FILM -- LIVE ACTION THE ACCOUNTANT COPY SHOP GREGOR'S GREATEST INVENTION A MAN THING (Meska Sprawa) SPEED FOR THESPIANS SOUND AMÉLIE BLACK HAWK DOWN THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING MOULIN ROUGE PEARL HARBOR SOUND EDITING MONSTERS, INC. PEARL HARBOR VISUAL EFFECTS A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING PEARL HARBOR WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY) A BEAUTIFUL MIND GHOST WORLD IN THE BEDROOM THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING SHREK WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY) AMÉLIE GOSFORD PARK MEMENTO MONSTER'S BALL THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS (edited by Papercuts! on 12.2.02 0704)
cfgb Bierwurst Level: 87 Posts: 253/1925 EXP: 6298140 For next: 94659 Since: 2.1.02 From: Ottawa, Ontario Since last post: 121 days Last activity: 6 hours # 7 Posted on 12.2.02 1114.15 Reposted on: 12.2.09 1118.01 Royal Tenenbaums I actually saw that in the theatre a couple weeks ago - and it was hysterical. Can't say it was mindblowing, but certainly the best I've seen since I got a chance to catch Apocolypse Now Redux in the fall. Maybe my standards are too high. ;-)
odessasteps Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 149/5065 EXP: 26879538 For next: 252466 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1011 days Last activity: 978 days # 8 Posted on 12.2.02 1637.52 Reposted on: 12.2.09 1658.44 I was pleasantly surprised how well my predictions were. I'm happy that Gosford Park got a Best Picture nod and ditto for Robert Altman. I've had no desire to see Blackhawk Down and was glad to see it didn't get one. I was amazed that Iris did so well (not seen it yet) and surprised that Waking Life didn't get an Animated nomination. Stephen Hunter was on the Kornheiser show today and predicted a big haul for Lord of the Rings.
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