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Re: Best Editing

Postby mlrg » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:13 am

Interesting trivia: ANGUS WALL and KIRK BAXTER became the first back to back winners for Best Film Editing in 75 years, since Ralph Dawson won back to back Oscars for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1935) and "Anthony Adverse" (1936)

And also, the last time a picture won Best Editing without any other win was Bullit in 1968

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Re: Best Editing

Postby Sabin » Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:14 am

For a while, I thought this would win for the simple reason that of Best Editing = Most Editing in the Academy's minds. I would have liked Moneyball to take it, but this is a pretty strong selection.

It's also very amusing to watch people win who clearly had no idea they were going to.
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Re: Best Editing

Postby Franz Ferdinand » Mon Feb 27, 2012 2:02 am

Glad to see the Academy can still surprise on a cut-and-dried night like this. Really should have kept it as my pick!

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Re: Best Editing

Postby anonymous1980 » Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:24 am

The night's biggest surprise. I went for the default Best Picture front-runner but The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo had lotsa cutting involved but it wasn't a Best Picture nominee so.....

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Re: Best Editing

Postby Precious Doll » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:33 pm

I didn't care for the choice, but loved the winner's reaction.
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Re: Best Editing

Postby OscarGuy » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:31 pm

A pleasant surprise.
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Re: Best Editing

Postby Okri » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:31 pm

Neither did they!

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Re: Best Editing

Postby Jim20 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:26 pm

Good choice overall. Didn't see this coming, either.

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Re: Best Editing

Postby ksrymy » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:25 pm

Was NOT expecting that.
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Re: Best Editing

Postby rolotomasi99 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:25 pm

Now that is a shock!
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Re: Best Editing

Postby OscarGuy » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:25 pm

Good, precedent-breaking selection.

I wonder if this is the first time there has been back-to-back winners in this category?
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Best Editing

Postby OscarGuy » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:24 pm

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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