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jokemaster 01-28-2004 09:27 PM

Oscar Season
 
Yup, it's that time of the year again, time for the meaningless awards known as Oscars. The nominee's are:

Best Motion Picture of the Year
Nominees:
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson, Frances Walsh
Lost in Translation (2003) - Sofia Coppola, Ross Katz
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Samuel Goldwyn Jr., Duncan Henderson, Peter Weir
Mystic River (2003) - Robert Lorenz, Judie Hoyt, Clint Eastwood
Seabiscuit (2003) - Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Gary Ross

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Nominees:
Johnny Depp for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Ben Kingsley for House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Jude Law for Cold Mountain (2003)
Bill Murray for Lost in Translation (2003)
Sean Penn for Mystic River (2003)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Nominees:
Keisha Castle-Hughes for Whale Rider (2002)
Diane Keaton for Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Samantha Morton for In America (2002)
Charlize Theron for Monster (2003)
Naomi Watts for 21 Grams (2003)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominees:
Alec Baldwin for Cooler, The (2003)
Benicio Del Toro for 21 Grams (2003)
Djimon Hounsou for In America (2002)
Tim Robbins for Mystic River (2003)
Ken Watanabe for Last Samurai, The (2003)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominees:
Shohreh Aghdashloo for House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Patricia Clarkson for Pieces of April (2003)
Marcia Gay Harden for Mystic River (2003)
Holly Hunter for Thirteen (2003)
Renée Zellweger for Cold Mountain (2003)

Best Achievement in Directing
Nominees:
Sofia Coppola for Lost in Translation (2003)
Clint Eastwood for Mystic River (2003)
Peter Jackson for Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003)
Fernando Meirelles for Cidade de Deus (2002)
Peter Weir for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Nominees:
Invasions barbares, Les (2003) - Denys Arcand
Dirty Pretty Things (2002) - Steve Knight
Finding Nemo (2003) - Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds
In America (2002) - Jim Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan
Lost in Translation (2003) - Sofia Coppola

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Nominees:
American Splendor (2003) - Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Cidade de Deus (2002) - Bráulio Mantovani
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Frances Walsh
Mystic River (2003) - Brian Helgeland
Seabiscuit (2003) - Gary Ross

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Nominees:
Cidade de Deus (2002) - César Charlone
Cold Mountain (2003) - John Seale
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) - Eduardo Serra
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Russell Boyd
Seabiscuit (2003) - John Schwartzman

Best Achievement in Editing
Nominees:
Cidade de Deus (2002) - Daniel Rezende
Cold Mountain (2003) - Walter Murch
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Jamie Selkirk
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Lee Smith
Seabiscuit (2003) - William Goldenberg

Best Achievement in Art Direction
Nominees:
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) - Ben van Os, Cecile Heideman
Last Samurai, The (2003) - Lilly Kilvert, Gretchen Rau
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Grant Major, Dan Hennah, Alan Lee
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - William Sandell, Robert Gould
Seabiscuit (2003) - Jeannine Claudia Oppewall, Leslie A. Pope

Best Achievement in Costume Design
Nominees:
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) - Dien van Straalen
Last Samurai, The (2003) - Ngila Dickson
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Ngila Dickson
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Wendy Stites
Seabiscuit (2003) - Judianna Makovsky

Best Achievement in Makeup
Nominees:
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Richard Taylor, Peter King
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Edouard F. Henriques, Yolanda Toussieng
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) - Ve Neill, Martin Samuel

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Nominees:
Big Fish (2003) - Danny Elfman
Cold Mountain (2003) - Gabriel Yared
Finding Nemo (2003) - Thomas Newman
House of Sand and Fog (2003) - James Horner
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Howard Shore

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Nominees:
Cold Mountain (2003) - T-Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello ("The Scarlet Tide")
Cold Mountain (2003) - Sting ("You Will Be My Ain True Love")
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Frances Walsh, Howard Shore, Annie Lennox ("Into the West")
Mighty Wind, A (2003) - Michael McKean, Annette O'Toole ("A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow")
Triplettes de Belleville, Les (2003) - Benoît Charest, Sylvain Chomet ("The Triplets of Belleville")

Best Achievement in Sound
Nominees:
Last Samurai, The (2003) - Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, Jeff Wexler
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges, Hammond Peek
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Paul Massey, Doug Hemphill, Art Rochester
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) - Christopher Boyes, David Parker, David E. Campbell, Lee Orloff
Seabiscuit (2003) - Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, Tod A. Maitland

Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Nominees:
Finding Nemo (2003) - Gary Rydstrom, Michael Silvers
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Richard King
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) - Christopher Boyes, George Watters II

Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Nominees:
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The (2003) - Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook, Alex Funke
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) - Daniel Sudick, Stefen Fangmeier, Nathan McGuinness, Robert Stromberg
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) - John Knoll, Hal T. Hickel, Terry D. Frazee, Charles Gibson

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year
Nominees:
Brother Bear (2003) - Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker
Finding Nemo (2003) - Andrew Stanton
Triplettes de Belleville, Les (2003) - Sylvain Chomet

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
Nominees:
Invasions barbares, Les (2003) (Canada)
Ondskan (2003) (Sweden)
Tasogare seibei (2002) (Japan)
Tweeling, De (2002) (Netherlands)
Zelary (2003) (Czech Republic)

Best Documentary, Features
Nominees:
Balseros (2002) - Carlos Bosch, Loris Omedes
Capturing the Friedmans (2003) - Andrew Jarecki, Marc Smerling
Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara, The (2003) - Errol Morris, Michael Williams
My Architect: A Son's Journey (2003) - Nathaniel Kahn, Susan Rose Behr
Weather Underground, The (2002) - Sam Green, Bill Siegel

Best Documentary, Short Subjects
Nominees:
Asylum (2003/II) - Sandy McLeod, Virginia Reticker
Chernobyl Heart - Mary Ann DeLeo
Ferry Tales (2002) - Esson, Katja

Best Short Film, Animated
Nominees:
Boundin' (2003) - Bud Luckey
Destino (2003) - Dominique Monfery, Roy Edward Disney
Gone Nutty (2002) (V) - Carlos Saldanha, John C. Donkin
Harvie Krumpet (2003) - Adam Elliot
Nibbles (2003) - Christopher Hinton

Best Short Film, Live Action
Nominees:
Rote Jacke, Die (2002) - Florian Baxmeyer
Most (2003) - Bobby Garabedian, William Zabka
Squash (2002) - Lionel Bailliu
(A)Torzija (2002) - Stefan Arsenijevic
Two Soldiers (2003) - Aaron Schneider, Andrew J. Sacks

and yes, I did copy/paste that.

the_raven_03 01-28-2004 09:40 PM

I just wanna say that Johnny Depp better win Best Actor

Troopr-Undr-Fir 01-28-2004 09:48 PM

First off I'd just like to say that Master and commander was a grade A film.

But I don't usually watch the Oscars (hell I don't even know what channel they're on :p ), except I listen to who won on the news, or radio on my way to school/work

ET Warrior 01-28-2004 10:00 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by the_raven_03
I just wanna say that Johnny Depp better win Best Actor
YES! YES! YES!

If they give it to Bill Murray or Sean Penn Ima just gonna snap.


And I say RotK should deffinately get all of the oscars it was nominated for.

DarkLord60 01-28-2004 11:25 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Troopr-Undr-Fir
First off I'd just like to say that Master and commander was a grade A film.
What he said. Although I hate Russel Crowe ( I think thats how you spell it) but his movies are pretty good.

jokemaster 01-28-2004 11:42 PM

I'll just say Johnny Depp better win Best Actor and RotK better win Best Picture or Hollywood is gonna burn.

El Sitherino 01-29-2004 01:33 AM

Quote:

Ken Watanabe for Last Samurai, The
If ken doesn't win I'm gonna stab something.

IG-64 01-29-2004 04:01 AM

I just wan't RotK to win all of it's nominations.

Darth Groovy 01-29-2004 04:30 AM

Johnny Depp. He is LONG over due for the oscar, and is quite frankly the only one on that list that deserves anything. He was the best part of Pirates Of The Carribean,:)

El Sitherino 01-29-2004 04:35 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Darth Groovy
Johnny Depp. He is LONG over due for the oscar, and is quite frankly the only one on that list that deserves anything. He was the best part of Pirates Of The Carribean,:)
Indeed. He has been denied an oscar for too long. If he doesn't get it, I say we attack at dawn.

the_raven_03 01-29-2004 05:18 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by DarkLord60
Although I hate Russel Crowe ( I think thats how you spell it) but his movies a pretty good.
I, on the other hand, am a big fan of Russell Crowe. i wanted to see Master and Commander but I never got around to it so I will have to wait until it comes out on DVD.

Elijah 01-29-2004 05:22 AM

Is there anyways they like put the oscars show online? like could I watch the show?

Darth Groovy 01-29-2004 05:28 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by the_raven_03
I, on the other hand, am a big fan of Russell Crowe. i wanted to see Master and Commander but I never got around to it so I will have to wait until it comes out on DVD.
My sister saw it, and she said it was dreadfully boring. :/

toms 01-29-2004 01:22 PM

well, i failed to catch master and commander, but apparently it was both great and totally falsely marketed with the trailers that made it look like an action film (gladiator at sea) when it was actually a slow paced character driven drama. trailers lie...

My choices:

Best Motion Picture
Lost in Translation - Totally overhyped, only saved by bill murray
Master and Commander - wish i had seen it, meant to
Mystic River - wish i had seen it, meant to
Seabiscuit - GOD NO! hollywood schmaltz
Winner: The Return of the King, The - 2nd best film of the year, but deserves if for the trilogy as a whole.

Best Actor
Johnny Depp - Nearly, very good
Ben Kingsley - not seen
Jude Law - seeing at weekend
Sean Penn - wish i had seen it, meant to
Winner: Bill Murray - Yep, nearly saves the film

Best Actress:
- Haven't seen a single one of these films, and i bet 95% of the rest of the world hasn't either, shows how few good roles there were for women in mainstream films.

Supporting Actor:
Alec Baldwin for Cooler, The - not seen
Benicio Del Toro for 21 Grams - not seen
Djimon Hounsou for In America - not seen
Tim Robbins for Mystic River - wish i had seen it, meant to
Winner: Ken Watanabe for Last Samurai Yep, nearly saves the film

Supporting Actress:
Shohreh Aghdashloo for House of Sand and Fog - not seen
Patricia Clarkson for Pieces of April - not seen
Marcia Gay Harden for Mystic River - wish i had seen it, meant to
Holly Hunter for Thirteen - not seen
Renée Zellweger for Cold Mountain - seeing at weekend
Winner: Miranda Otto for LOTR - why is she not nominated????

Director
Sofia Coppola for Lost in Translation - overhyped
Clint Eastwood for Mystic River - wish i had seen it, meant to (but clint rules!)
Fernando Meirelles for Cidade de Deus - not seen
Peter Weir for Master and Commander - wish i had seen it, meant to
Winner: Peter Jackson for The Return of the King - damn right!! no one else had better win this

Screenplay:
Winner: Finding nemo

I assume Kill Bill is being considered next year, after part 2 comes out?? I'd say it was a better film than ROTK, but rotk still deserves it as an award for the trilogy as a whole.
Uma Thurman would then get best lead actress, and Sonny Chiba should get a best supporting actor nomination for his role in Kill bill as well.

also, LOTR should probably get best original score, and Kill Bill best soundtrack.

BawBag™ 01-29-2004 01:39 PM

Go RotK! :D
Apart from that - Lats Samurai, Johnny Depp and Lost in Translation. ;)

Joe© 01-29-2004 04:20 PM

RotK was very good, but not as good as the book :lsduel:

DarkLord60 01-29-2004 04:45 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Darth Groovy
My sister saw it, and she said it was dreadfully boring. :/
But thats coming from your sister man don't believe her. My mom thought it was boring


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