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Postby Damien » Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:47 pm

MovieWes wrote:An open letter from Aaron Sorkin to the readers of AwardsDaily. He seems like a real class act.

" I apologize for crashing the conversation but now that the envelopes have been opened I wanted to say thanks to everyone here for being such great movie fans. You’re a tough audience to please but I have a hunch I speak for almost everyone who does what I do for a living that we’ll take tough to please over easy to please any day.



Finally, I think everyone here understands that movies aren’t race horses. There’s no such thing as the best. I could make an argument why any of the 10 nominated films should have won (and 10 more that weren’t nominated). The important thing is that those movies got MADE. That’s good for movie fans.

Don’t worry if your horse didn’t win. Raging Bull’s legacy is in fine shape. Just like The Graduate and The Wizard of Oz and Citizen Kane and that other movie with “network” in the title.

Thanks again for loving movies so much.

Aaron Sorkin "

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Postby MovieWes » Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:11 pm

An open letter from Aaron Sorkin to the readers of AwardsDaily. He seems like a real class act.

" I apologize for crashing the conversation but now that the envelopes have been opened I wanted to say thanks to everyone here for being such great movie fans. You’re a tough audience to please but I have a hunch I speak for almost everyone who does what I do for a living that we’ll take tough to please over easy to please any day.



Finally, I think everyone here understands that movies aren’t race horses. There’s no such thing as the best. I could make an argument why any of the 10 nominated films should have won (and 10 more that weren’t nominated). The important thing is that those movies got MADE. That’s good for movie fans.

Don’t worry if your horse didn’t win. Raging Bull’s legacy is in fine shape. Just like The Graduate and The Wizard of Oz and Citizen Kane and that other movie with “network” in the title.

Thanks again for loving movies so much.

Aaron Sorkin "




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Postby Okri » Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:00 am

Franz Ferdinand wrote:Great speech, he speaks the way he writes. I think he had the best line of the night:

"Roxy Sorkin, your father just won the Academy Award, I'm going to have to insist on some respect from your guinea pig."

So glad I muted him too.

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Postby Franz Ferdinand » Mon Feb 28, 2011 1:32 am

Great speech, he speaks the way he writes. I think he had the best line of the night:

"Roxy Sorkin, your father just won the Academy Award, I'm going to have to insist on some respect from your guinea pig."

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Postby rolotomasi99 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:23 pm

anonymous wrote:Art Direction and Cinematography were minor surprises.


The Cinematography Guild winner also won the Oscar. Is that really surprising?




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Postby Sonic Youth » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:23 pm

<s>Best speech of the night.</s>

No, that would be Siedler's




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Postby anonymous1980 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:21 pm

rolotomasi99 wrote:So far absolutely no surprises. So boring.

Art Direction and Cinematography were minor surprises.

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Postby rolotomasi99 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:20 pm

So far absolutely no surprises. So boring.
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Postby Okri » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:16 pm

Still think we should take back his emmys.

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