Academy Members' Brutally Honest Ballots

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Postby ITALIANO » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:39 am

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This one especially should quit cocaine soon.

She was definitely high on something. It could have just been that she was delighted to be given the opportunity to pat herself on the back.


Trust me, Big Magilla: cocaine. And not the best kind.

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Postby Big Magilla » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:36 am

anonymous1980 wrote:Here's another one.

It's a publicist this time. This person seems to be a bit more in line with my taste, I think, more so than all the others so far at least.

This one's been the most logical so far, even if I don't agree with all his or her choices.

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Re: Academy Members' Brutally Honest Ballots

Postby Big Magilla » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:35 am

ITALIANO wrote:


This one especially should quit cocaine soon.

She was definitely high on something. It could have just been that she was delighted to be given the opportunity to pat herself on the back.

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Re: Academy Members' Brutally Honest Ballots

Postby Reza » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:18 am

It is clear that a lot of the Academy members are still confused by the prefrential ballot system.

And like always a lot of them vote for friends or if they feel someone is overdue.

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Postby ITALIANO » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:17 am



This one especially should quit cocaine soon.


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Postby anonymous1980 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:20 pm

Here's another one.

It's a publicist this time. This person seems to be a bit more in line with my taste, I think, more so than all the others so far at least.

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Re: Academy Members' Brutally Honest Ballots

Postby Big Magilla » Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:03 pm

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anonymous1980 wrote:Another one.

This one isn't as infuriating as the others. They didn't say who this person was but I suspect it's an editor since he (or she) said a lot about it.

Well, that and the fact that the headline literally says "Editor thinks..."

And nothing else other than Picture and Score.

Actually I found this the most infuriating of the three.

I am so sick of this over-glorification of Get Out, a perfectly fine Grade B movie and something I've probably recommended to more people than other film last year, but deserving of a Best Picture Oscar? No. A nomination, OK, considering there are more than five slots, but not a win.

And I didn't like the score for Dunkirk at all. Too loud and intrusive, screaming "listed to me!" over and over.

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Postby Mister Tee » Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:38 pm

anonymous1980 wrote:Another one.

This one isn't as infuriating as the others. They didn't say who this person was but I suspect it's an editor since he (or she) said a lot about it.

Well, that and the fact that the headline literally says "Editor thinks..."

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Postby anonymous1980 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:22 pm

Another one.

This one isn't as infuriating as the others. They didn't say who this person was but I suspect it's an editor since he (or she) said a lot about it.

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Postby OscarGuy » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:35 am

I wasn't talking about the costume designer, I thought that was a woman. I was referring to the Daily Beast writer.
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Postby flipp525 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:14 am

The Original BJ wrote:Someone sat through Darkest Hour FIVE TIMES?!

I couldn’t really believe that, honestly. I mean, like, really?

These voters seemed to be enthralled by Mudbound. I feel like I saw a totally different movie than the IndieWite girl (I felt like that was clearly a woman actually, Wes). Can you imagine staying that Mudbound had more timely relevance than Get Out?
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Postby OscarGuy » Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:05 am

I'm fairly certain that the Daily Beast interviewee is a white male, very probably one of the people who made Crash a statement film about race relations. He says he 100% understood Get Out, then complained about how he didn't get why it was the social statement film of the year comparing it to Scream, making it 100% obvious that the guy didn't get one bit of Get Out.
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Re: Academy Members' Brutally Honest Ballots

Postby The Original BJ » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:39 am

Someone sat through Darkest Hour FIVE TIMES?!

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Academy Members' Brutally Honest Ballots

Postby anonymous1980 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:21 am

We get these every year. I thought we'd discuss them in one thread. Here are the first two I found:

A female costume designer's Oscar ballot for IndieWire.

Another anonymous Oscar voter for TheDailyBeast.


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