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by Mister Tee
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: 90th Nominations and Winners
Topic: Nominations Announcement
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Nominations Announcement

For those of us who missed the live announcement last year, good news. Though the early section -- primarily the tech categories -- will be done in the same pre-taped fashion as last year, the top-category announcements will be read live (performer(s) not yet specified). Here's the breakdown of the ...
by Mister Tee
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Web of Sex Scandals
Replies: 152
Views: 2863

Re: Web of Sex Scandals

Anyone, man or woman, who hasn't at some point woke up the day after having sex with someone and regretted it is a) a virgin or b) a liar. The Aziz Ansari thing is a bad date; bad sex. It happens. It's not assault, and, as many are saying here, it demeans this important movement and its focus on act...
by Mister Tee
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: USC Scripter Nominations
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: USC Scripter Nominations

I've got to get a little quicker on the draw, here. Swear to god, about two days ago, The Lost City of Z struck me as a possible for adapted screenplay, and I was going to spring it in a larger post. It would be an excellent chance to reward Gray for an honorable if not (to me) thrilling career. Int...
by Mister Tee
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Presenter Update Assistance
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: Presenter Update Assistance

And last, while these could fit into a couple of the above, I thought I would spell it out separately. At the 1975 Academy Awards, I have a single entry for Special Achievement Award, not plural, but singular. The thing is, I have both Sound Effects and Visual Effects special achievement awards lis...
by Mister Tee
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: The Damien Bona Memorial Oscar History Thread
Topic: Presenter Update Assistance
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: Presenter Update Assistance

- 49th Oscars: I need verification that Tatum O'Neal presented Best Supporting Actor I can verify. - 57th Oscars: These may resolve each other, but I have Original Song being presented twice, once by Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas and the other by Gregory Hines; additionally, I'm missing a pre...
by Mister Tee
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Marriage
Replies: 16
Views: 166

Re: Marriage

My great congratulations. A move of hope in a world too short of it.
by Mister Tee
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: 2017
Topic: Call Me By Your Name reviews
Replies: 32
Views: 1127

Re: Call Me By Your Name reviews

Yeah, to me, Elio is far more than a sketch -- maybe only because of Chalamet's performance, but I felt I knew a lot about him. Let me be one of the few to here to back BJ's take. I didn't get that Stuhlbarg's monologue was necessarily intimating a gay past; to me, it was regret about a missed grand...
by Mister Tee
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Everything Is Great and Amazing
Replies: 437
Views: 14234

Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Sabin wrote:Haha, the "shit hole countries" comment?

He could be referring to just about anything from the past 48 hours. (Or 2-1/2 years, I guess.)
by Mister Tee
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: The Broadcast Film Critics (Critics Choice) Awards nominations
Replies: 16
Views: 508

Re: The Broadcast Film Critics (Critics Choice) Awards nominations

Yeah, my excitement about Rockwell/Janney winning at the Globes was premised on the idea that this group would slavishly follow the critics' lead and rubber-stamp Dafoe/Metcalf. Swear to god, I think so little of the Broadcasters, I could believe they changed their ballots after Sunday to try to get...
by Mister Tee
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: 2017
Topic: The Post reviews
Replies: 34
Views: 727

Re: The Post reviews

I thought I was going to end up on the lower end of opinions on this, but some of you are far more vociferous than I. I think the movie's "fine"; one of the better TV movies of the year, with an almost grossly overqualified cast. It covers a rather tiny subject -- or, better, a tiny segmen...
by Mister Tee
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: Pre-Christmas Look at the Top Races
Replies: 91
Views: 2100

Re: Pre-Christmas Look at the Top Races

Jessica Chastain for Molly's Game got a Golden Globe nomination. She has a much more interesting role than Meryl Streep. Aaron Sorkin has a pretty good track record of writing movies that get Oscar nominations. And she's probably due for a third nomination. She's sort of always on the bubble. She c...
by Mister Tee
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: DGA Nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 185

Re: DGA Nominations

Can you imaging the hue and cry over Gerwig or Peele getting left off in favor of say Spielberg or Anderson? Anderson should absolutely make the final five. I’m just going to say it. Obviously I agree, and it makes me sad that if such an excellent film gets an unexpected nomination over either Gerw...
by Mister Tee
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: DGA Nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 185

Re: DGA Nominations

I think Baker, and his film, are probably not as competitive as people think. The guilds have utterly ignored him. I think you have to consider Spielberg a possibility, largely because, other than PTA, any of these five or Guadagnino or even Baker would make for an all-first-time nomination slate a...
by Mister Tee
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: 90th Predictions and Precursors
Topic: DGA Nominations
Replies: 12
Views: 185

Re: DGA Nominations

Completely forgot Wind River would be a debut. Peele obviously wins there.

Still thinking we could see any of Guadagnino, Baker or PTA get on the directing slate at AMPAS. And I wouldn't know who to knock off from this list, without screaming.
by Mister Tee
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: 2017
Topic: Phantom Thread reviews
Replies: 6
Views: 320

Re: Phantom Thread reviews

I’ve been putting off writing about this film, because I wasn’t sure I could rise to the occasion – convey in words how strongly I responded to it. Right from the opening frames, I was overwhelmed with the sense I was in the hands of a truly accomplished director. It’s not the first time I’ve had su...

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