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Who got robbed and who got what they deserved during the Oscars?

  1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    In the Oscars last night, there was a few upsets and a few expected winners too.  i would just like to ask you all, who do you think should've have won an award, and why?  and who won that you felt deserved it.

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      Pani Midnyte Odinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I don't know, haven't seen any of the nominated movies yet. Tried watching some of the Oscars, but got bored because I didn't have anyone to "root for," I guess. I do want to see "Precious" though.

    2. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Farrah Fawcett!!!

      Heard today that the omission of Farrah from the video honoring those who has passed left Farrah out on purpose! They said she was a TV personality, and not for the movies.
      Farrah had 17 movies it was stated and how in the world does Michael Jackson get honored and Farrah not???
      The Academy big shots blew it!

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
        Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        yeah, you bring up a good point there.  i think farah fawcett deserved to honored more so than michael jackson.  no offense to the former king of pop, but he was more of a musician rather than any kind of movie star.  farah was more of a movie star than he ever was, so your right about that.  personally, i can see michael jackson being honored during an award show like the grammys, but not the oscars.  that never should've happened.  however, i  think because his documentary, "this is it", wasn't nominated, they decided to make up for it by honoring him in that tribute.  however, it's just not fairs i tells ya.

  2. Stevennix2001 profile image81
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    i for one was glad to see "Avatar" not win best picture.   as great as it was, it was also over hyped.  If it were up to me, i'd given the best picture award to either "Precious", "Inglourious Basterds" or "District 9", but that's just me.  However, "The Hurt Locker" was a great film too, and I liked it.  Therefore, I was happy to see the Academy didn't pick NOW to start listening to the social majority of America, when it came to giving out that award.  Besides, we're talking about the same country that voted for Taylor Lautner for "Best up and coming actor" in the "People's Choice Awards."  lol.  therefore, I'm glad with the results.  smile

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      Madame Xposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hear, Hear! smile

      Did you know that it was Cameron's ex-wife who directed The Hurt Locker?

      That must sting

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
        Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        yeah, but not as bad as the fact that did you know that James Cameron actually recommended her to direct "the hurt locker", so i guess you can say that was a very smart move on his part. lollol

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          Madame Xposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Little did he know . . .

          I just can't imagine an ego as big as his taking it all that calmly smile

          1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
            Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            lol.  that's true. oh well.  im sure he'll get over it, since he's already talking about writing his novel on "Avatar" and another sequel to it.  go figure.

      2. rebekahELLE profile image90
        rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        actually I read and heard him in a couple of interviews before the awards and he said he thought she deserves the award and was hoping she would get it.  not sure he felt that way about the movie though.

        either way I was happy with the results. loved both of the movies.

        I didn't see some of the others, so I don't know. I do want to see Precious and Inglorious Bastards.

        this afternoon I'm going to see Shutter Island... yikes:

  3. Padrino profile image59
    Padrinoposted 7 years ago

    I only saw two of the movies nominated for best picture District 9 and the hurt locker. I thought District 9 was better but to be truthful I have no idea how it ended up nominated. I did see Inglorious Basterds I forgot, it was that forgettable.

    1. Canklefish profile image76
      Canklefishposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I enjoyed Inglourious Basterds, but it definitely shouldn't have gotten the nod. Good flick though, just an acquired taste.

  4. Canklefish profile image76
    Canklefishposted 7 years ago

    As much as I enjoyed 'The Hurt Locker' I just don't feel like it's Best Picture worthy. I felt the same way when 'The Departed' won the award. I have nothing to back that up other than  personal opinion.

    Just seemed like a sentimental pick, and perhaps the 'right thing to do?'

  5. Ann Nonymous profile image61
    Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago

    Just stopping in to take a peek at what everyone is saying...I know, I know, I am being too curious! Interesting thread going on, Steven, and everyone else posting!

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      thanks ann.  i appreciate you saying that.  your more than welcome to post your opinions here too.  smile

      1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
        Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Really I have no opinions on the matter...AMAZING, huh?
        But I have to wonder in regards to dresscode......what were some of them thinking?!?!?! lol ha ha ha ha..Oh the pressure of glamour! lol!
        Anyways cheers to the winners!

        1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
          Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          lol.  yeah, i'm often surprised too by what these celebrities wear these days; particulary the actresses.  However, i guess when your rich and famous, people like to dress fancier to show off their status.  never understood it to be honest, as i know I would never change if i was suddenly to come into money like that.

          1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
            Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Same here,.....although I wouldn't mind a chef on call 24/7 with worldwide culinary skills....(sigh)

            1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
              Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

              lol.  same here.  i guess its true what  they say about great minds thinking alike. wink lol plus, i wouldn't mind having the freedom to travel whenever and wherever i wanted, as that's always been my dream to travel the world. smile

              1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
                Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Now you are talking!!!!...and no, I do not want to be like Travolta or Gore having my own jet...just a nice sum of money to travel the world....(double sigh!)

                1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
                  Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  yeah, same here.  what places would you want to go if you could travel the world?

                  1. Ann Nonymous profile image61
                    Ann Nonymousposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    oh, wow...Uh, Germany, England, Australia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Italy, Specifically Rome, Take a safari in Africa, stop back in europe in Ireland. Then find some lost jewels that my Uncle always talks about in Russia, and then brazil to take in some soccer with my dad. Then maybe I'll hit all fifty states...And the list goes on....
                    You?

  6. Stevennix2001 profile image81
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    who are you looking for grace? if you don't mind me asking.

  7. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    I was happy that an Irish man got an award for Avatar - helps the small industry here smile

  8. Dee Dee MonSherie profile image60
    Dee Dee MonSherieposted 7 years ago

    Good nite all, Iquess I came late to the Party???  Stevennix I read your review of the Academy Awards, did you have a chance to Hit mine?  I can't believe we wrote on the same subject and yet came out with such different results!  LOL!big_smile

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      nope, i didn't realize you wrote on this years awards, but i'll definitely read it right now though.  smile sorry for missing it.

  9. Stevennix2001 profile image81
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    wow, it looks like you did a great job dee dee. thanks for the read.  smile

    1. Dee Dee MonSherie profile image60
      Dee Dee MonSherieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I adore your style and all your reviews, your opinion means so much to me Mon Cheri'.  cool

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image81
        Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        aaaawww thanks dee dee.  that means a lot to me coming from such a lovely lady as yourself.  wink cool

        i always liked your style of writing too.  especially the steamy poetry you write sometimes. wink

  10. Stevennix2001 profile image81
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    hey dee dee, if your reading this, i just want to say it was great talking to you, and i hope you have a great night. you take care okay. smile

  11. jellydonut25 profile image60
    jellydonut25posted 7 years ago

    i have mixed feelings on the oscars:
    christoph walz was completely deserving of his award. good for him. Mo'Nique I also have no complaints whatsoever about.
    then we get to a couple of the technical awards I have issue with...i just personally feel like "Of COURSE Avatar's effects LOOK the best, it had a $300 million budget! But does that mean it DESERVES that award?" i'm not 100% sure it does...I would have LIKED to see District 9 get that one...I'm also miffed that D9 didn't win for editing...

    I personally would have gone with Renner for Best Actor - Jeff Bridges just played HIMSELF...not a whole lot of ACTING going on...

    I also would personally have gone with Inglourious Basterds - but I get it, the Academy looks at Tarantino's past and says "oooh, we cant give it to THAT guy..." but i feel like the Academy does that all too often...it should be about THAT year and sometimes, i feel like they give out Oscars based on CAREER

  12. Greek One profile image78
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    I was so hoping to like Inglorious Bastards but was disappointed

  13. Megavitamin profile image89
    Megavitaminposted 7 years ago

    I was elated that Avatar didn't win Best Picture.  It made staying up late on a work night worth it!

 
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