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by Greg
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Presenter Update Assistance
Replies: 19
Views: 304

Re: Presenter Update Assistance

In 1984, Amadeus won a competitive award for Sound and The River won a special award for Sound Effects.
by Greg
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: Pre-Christmas Look at the Top Races
Replies: 91
Views: 2128

Re: Pre-Christmas Look at the Top Races

One thing I have thought about in relation to Sally Hawkins chances of winning Best Actress is, as far as I know, everyone nominated for Best Actress for playing a mute character, Jane Wyman, Marlee Matlin, and Holly Hunter, has won. Does anyone know if there were other Best Actress nominations for ...
by Greg
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Marriage
Replies: 16
Views: 178

Re: Marriage

Congratulations!
by Greg
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: 2017
Topic: The Post reviews
Replies: 34
Views: 743

Re: The Post reviews

Uri wrote:So, Precious – bitter Streep got the part instead of a certain petit Texan who was born to play Graham?


I read this, Googled "petit Texas actress," and thought you were writing about Morgan Fairchild.
by Greg
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: The First Century
Topic: Would There Have Been?
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Would There Have Been?

Frances Marion was a famous early female screenwriter, winning Oscars in the 1930s for The Big House and The Champ, who was allowed on set, even occasionally directing, and did not need to use a male pseudonym.
by Greg
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: PGA Nominations
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: PGA Nominations

One thing I've been wondering about lately -- what nominations is Wonder Woman going to get? It seems like the kind of cultural event/well-liked summer hit that shows up SOMEWHERE, but its tech credentials aren't terribly strong -- it's already been bounced from Makeup/Visual Effects. The Sound cat...
by Greg
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: Pre-Christmas Look at the Top Races
Replies: 91
Views: 2128

Re: Pre-Christmas Look at the Top Races

Precious Doll wrote:I'd like to think too that older voters in the Academy are getting a lot more broadminded and free thinking these days. After all we are talking about people like Jack Nicholson, Jane Fonda, Warren Beatty, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, etc.


Who are all now 80, except for Redford who is 81.
by Greg
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Web of Sex Scandals
Replies: 156
Views: 2978

Re: Web of Sex Scandals

First Female Politician Brought Down By Harassment Allegation:

https://www.usnews.com/news/the-run/art ... allegation
by Greg
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: New Developments III
Replies: 2121
Views: 87135

Re: New Developments III

Crypto market now worth over $500 billion: https://betanews.com/2017/12/13/cryptocurrency-market-cap-december-13/ For me, the most stunning sentence in the article is, "More than $100 billion were added to the crypto market's capitalization in the past week." An increase of $100 billion pe...
by Greg
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: New Developments III
Replies: 2121
Views: 87135

Re: New Developments III

People are taking out mortgages to buy bitcoin, says securities regulator:

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/11/people- ... r=sharebar
by Greg
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Hope Any Southern Californians Here Are Safe
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Hope Any Southern Californians Here Are Safe

Here's wishing Original BJ and any other southern Californians here are safe from the fires. So far they have burned over 200 square miles.
by Greg
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: 2017 Nobel Prizes
Replies: 17
Views: 438

Re: 2017 Nobel Prizes

Here is the menu for the Nobel Banquet: Pressed and dried Jerusalem artichoke, served with kohlrabi flowers flavoured with ginger and lightly roasted cabbage broth Crispy saddle of lamb, potato terrine with Svedjan crème, yellow beet, salt-baked celeriac, apple salad and rosemary-spiced lamb gravy F...
by Greg
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Web of Sex Scandals
Replies: 156
Views: 2978

Re: Web of Sex Scandals

Fortunately, we have civil rights laws that frown against this sort of thing, and I think being on the side of civil rights is generally a good thing. I'd re-emphasize if I were you, warning bosses to not deny women employment, rather than caution women not to get too "uppity" lest it bac...
by Greg
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: R.I.P. John Anderson
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Re: R.I.P. John Anderson

Bonus: the networks wouldn't have called the election at 6PM Eastern, meaning voter turnout in Western and Mountain time zones woldn't have plummeted, meaning a significant number of Democratic Senators and Representatives might have held onto their seats, instead of bringing Reagan a Senate majori...
by Greg
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Web of Sex Scandals
Replies: 156
Views: 2978

Re: Web of Sex Scandals

The Silence Breakers are TIME's 2017 Person of the Year:

https://www.today.com/news/silence-brea ... ar-t119689

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