Your Preferential Ballot

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby Uri » Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:09 pm

1. Amour
2. Argo
3. Lincoln
4. Django Unchained
5. Life of Pi
6. Zero Dark Thirty
7. Les Miserables
8. Beasts of the Southern Wild
9. Silver Linings Playbook

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby ITALIANO » Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:33 am

1. Amour
2. Lincoln
3. Life of Pi
4. Django Unchained
5. Argo
6. Les Miserables
7. Zero Dark Thirty
8. Beasts of the Southern Wild
9. Silver Linings Playbook

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby Reza » Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:25 am

1. Amour
2. Life of Pi

The rest of my ballot would remain blank but to fill in the blanks, here goes:

3. Lincoln
4. Beasts of the Southern Wild
5. Zero Dark Thirty
6. Django Unchained
7. Argo
8. Silver Linings Playbook
9. Les Misérables

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby Sonic Youth » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:40 pm

I thought I'd seen barely anything this year, but I was surprised to realize that I'd seen as many as six of the nine nominees, and I liked them all in varying degrees except for number 6 which I didn't exactly dislike. But there's nothing like an Oscar to overrate an otherwise semi-above average night at the movies. And apparently, I enjoyed Django far more than most of you.

1. Lincoln
2, Silver Linings Playbook
3. Beasts of the Southern Wild
4. Django Unchained
5. Life of Pi
6. Argo

My favorite movies of the year, BTW, were Farewell My Queen, Kid With a Bike and Skyfall, the best Bond of the franchise and better than any movie nominated for Best Picture that I watched except for Lincoln... and which includes a magnificently dry performance by Ralph Fiennes as a snooty bureaucrat that went entirely unnoticed and unheralded.
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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby rudeboy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:22 pm

1. Life of Pi
2. Amour

...possibly my two favourite nominees since The Thin Red Line. Which makes this a pretty sensational year for me.

3. Lincoln
4. Argo
5. Zero Dark Thirty
6. Les Miserables
7. Silver Linings Playbook
8. Beasts of the Southern Wild
9.

Haven't seen Django Unchained.

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby Snick's Guy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:06 pm

Just saw Amour last night, so I now have seen all nine nominees:

1) Amour
2) Lincoln
3) Life Of Pi
4) Les Miserables
5) Argo
6) Silver Linings Playbook
7) Zero Dark Thirty
8) Beasts Of The Southern Wild
9) Django Unchained

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby criddic3 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:00 pm

1. Silver Linings Playbook
2. Lincoln
3. Life of Pi
4. Argo
5. Django Unchained
6. Zero Dark Thirty
7. Amour
8. Les Miserables
9. Beasts of the Southern Wild
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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby HarryGoldfarb » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:41 pm

1. Amour
2. Life of Pi
3. Silver Linings Playbook
4. Argo
5. Les Miserables
6. Django Unchained
7. Beasts of the Southern Wild

Haven't seen Lincoln nor Zero Dark Thirty. This has been a very good year. I really like BOTSW even though I think its nomination for BP is too much. Anything can happen and so far I haven't seen a bad picture. But I do not see Life of Pi, Les Mirables and specially not Django Unchained winning Best Picture. I fear a strong support to BOTW though. If it wins, everybody will be saying "I knew it" or at least "we should have known" because a strong, a very strong support was actually needed for this film to be mentioned in here, despite its lack of precursors, its hyper-independent-not endorsed by Harvey status and its obvious flaws.
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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby danfrank » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:29 pm

1. Amour
2. Zero Dark Thirty
3. Silver Linings Playbook
4. Lincoln
5. Argo
6. Life of Pi
7. Beasts of the Southern Wild
8. Django Unchained
9. Les Miserables

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby anonymous1980 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:53 pm

01. Amour
02. Django Unchained
03. Lincoln
04. Argo
05. Life of Pi
06. Beasts of the Southern Wild
07. Zero Dark Thirty
08. Les Miserables
09. Silver Linings Playbook
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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby Sabin » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:51 pm

1. Silver Linings Playbook
2. Amour
3. Lincoln
4. Argo
5. Life of Pi
6. Beasts of the Southern Wild
7. Zero Dark Thirty
8. Django Unchained
(haven't seen Les Miserables)

Big drop from #2 to #3 but Lincoln, Argo, Life of Pi, and Beasts of the Southern Wild would each rank between #2 and #3 last year. I find it pretty difficult to rank the movies this year. I also have affection for Django and ZDT, the two movies I don't "like".
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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby mlrg » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:05 am

1. Zero Dark Thirty
2. Amour
3. Django Unchained
4. Argo
5. Lincoln
6. Silver Linings Playbook
7. Life of Pi
8. Les Miserables
9. Beasts of the Southern Wild

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby dws1982 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:49 am

1. Lincoln
2. Zero Dark Thirty
3. Amour
4. Beasts of the Southern Wild
5. Silver Linings Playbook
6. Argo
7. Life of Pi
8. Django Unchained
9. Les Miserables

Pretty significant drop, in terms of quality, between the top three and the other six, although I wouldn't call Beasts and Silver Linings bad films.

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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby OscarGuy » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:48 am

Since Oscar ballots do permit leaving spaces blank, I'll list them in order and highlight the ones I'd leave blank.

1. Argo
2. Lincoln
3. Les Misearbles
4. Silver Linings Playbook
5. Amour (even though I haven't seen it)
6. Life of Pi

The rest would be blank.

7. Django Unchained
8. Zero Dark Thirty (haven't seen)
9. Beasts of the Southern Wild
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Re: Your Preferential Ballot

Postby Cinemanolis » Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:44 am

1. Lincoln
2. Amour
3. Zero Dark Thirty
4. Les Miserables
5. Django Unchained
6. Argo
7. Life of Pi
8. Silver Linings Playbook
9. Beasts of the Southern Wild


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