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Re: The 9th Annual Academy Award Movie Challenge ***List Thread***

Legend:
Spoiler:
Formats: Blu-Ray (3) | HDDVD () | DVD (9) | Theater (12) | TV (2) | Netflix (3) | Crackle () | YouTube () | Other (i.e. iTunes, Digital Download, etc.) (2)

- First Time Viewing (feature length) (13)
- First Time Viewing (non-feature length) (0)
* - First Home Viewing (8)
* - First Time Using Owned Media (2)

All titles American unless otherwise indicated...
- France (0)
- Mexico (1)
- Greece (1)
- UK (1)
- Poland(1)


Watched With: μ - M (10) | τ - N (0) | δ - D (5) (~ indicates only a partial viewing by other viewers)

Bold titles are feature length

Underlined titles indicate coming off the unwatched pile must have been purchased more than 1 month prior to challenge (3)


Total Eligible Titles: 31 First Time Views: 13 Blu-ray: 3 DVD: 9 Theater: 12 TV: 2 Streamed: 5




Hopefully I do a better job this month...

2015 Oscar Nominees seen before challenge date:
The Lego Movie μ δ
Captain America: The Winter Soldier μ δ
Maleficent μ
X-Men: Days of Future Past μ
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes δ
How To Train Your Dragon 2 μ δ
Guardians of the Galaxy μ δ
Gone Girl
Feast δ (short) 6min.
Big Hero 6 δ
Nightcrawler
Interstellar μ
Birdman
Boyhood

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Begin Again

Foxcatcher
The Theory of Everything
Unbroken
The Imitation Game δ
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Into the Woods μ δ


January 17:
01. American Sniper (2014) δ
Best Achievement in Sound Editing (W)
Best Picture (N)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Bradley Cooper (N)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published ()Best Achievement in Editing (N)


January 18:
XX. Un Prophete (2009)
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year 2010 (N) (Lost to "The Secret In Their Eyes" (Argentina))
XX. Chinatown (1974) μ
Best Writing, Original Screenplay (W)
Best Picture 1975 (N) (Lost to "The Godfather: Part II")
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Jack Nicholson (N)
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Faye Dunaway (N)
Best Director: Roman Polanski (N)
Best Cinematography (N)
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (N)
Best Costume Design (N)
Best Sound (N)
Best Film Editing (N)
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score (N)


January 24:
02. Se7en (1995) δ
Best Film Editing (N)

January 25:
03. Selma (2014)
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song (W)
Best Motion Picture of the Year (N)


January 27:
04. Whiplash (2014) Last Best Picture nominee I needed to see. Fantastic!
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: J.K. Simmons (W)
Best Achievement in Editing (W)
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing (W)

Best Motion Picture of the Year (N)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (N)


The Great Digital Film Festival 2015 begins!

January 30:
XX. The Rocketeer (1991) GDFF2015
XX. The Monster Squad (1987) GDFF2015


January 31:
05. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) GDFF2015
Best Achievement in Visual Effects (N)
XX. X-Men: First Class (2012) GDFF2015

February 01:
06. Blade Runner (1982) δ GDFF2015
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (N)
Best Effects, Visual Effects (N)


February 02:
XX. Darkman (1990) GDFF2015

February 03:
XX. Kill Bill, Vol. 1 (2003) GDFF2015
XX. Kill Bill, Vol. 2 (2004) GDFF2015


February 05:
07. El laberinto del fauna (Pan's Labyrinths) (2006) GDFF2015
Best Achievement in Cinematography (W)
Best Achievement in Art Direction (W)
Best Achievement in Makeup (W)

Best Writing, Original Screenplay: Guillermo del Toro (N)
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score (N)
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year 2007 (N) (Lost to "The Lives of Others" (Germany))
XX. Hellboy (2004) GDFF2015

08. Alien (1979) GDFF2015
Best Effects, Visual Effects (W)
Oscar Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (N)

09. Aliens (1986) GDFF2015
Best Effects, Visual Effects (W)
Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing (W)

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Sigourney Weaver (N)
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (N)
Best Sound (N)
Best Music, Original Score (N)


The Great Digital Film Festival 2015 ends! saw 12 films, of which 5 were countable

February 07:
10. Kynodontas (Dogtooth) (2009)
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year 2011 (N) (Lost to "In a Better World" (Denmark))
11. Mr. Turner (2014)
Best Achievement in Cinematography (N)
Best Achievement in Production Design (N)
Best Achievement in Costume Design (N)
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score (N)

12. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Best Motion Picture of the Year (N) (Lost to "Argo")
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Quvenzhané Wallis (N)
Best Achievement in Directing: Benh Zeitlin (N)
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (N)


February 08:
13. Dog Day Afternoon (1975) Cineplex Classic Film Series
Best Writing, Original Screenplay (W)
Best Picture (N)
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Al Pacino (N)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Chris Sarandon (N)
Best Director: Sidney Lumet (N)
Best Film Editing (N)

14. Wild (2014)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Reese Witherspoon (N)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Laura Dern (N)


February 10:
15. The Judge (2014) μ
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Robert Duvall (N)

February 12:
16. Ida (2013)
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (Poland) (W)
Best Achievement in Cinematography (N)


February 14:
17. Network (1976)
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Peter Finch (W)
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Faye Dunaway (W)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Beatrice Straight (W)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (W)

Oscar Best Picture (N)
Best Actor in a Leading Role: William Holden (N)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Ned Beatty (N)
Best Director: Sidney Lumet (N)
Best Cinematography (N)
Best Film Editing (N)


February 15:
18. Still Alice (2014)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Julianne Moore (W)

February 16:
19. And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

February 21:
20. Boogie Nights (1997) *
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Burt Reynolds (N)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Julianne Moore (N)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (N)


February 22:
21. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Best Picture (N) Lost to How Green Was My Valley
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Sydney Greenstreet (N)
Best Writing, Screenplay (N)

22. American Beauty (1999) *
Best Picture (W)
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Kevin Spacey (W)
Best Director: Sam Mendes (W)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (W)
Best Cinematography (W)

Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role: Annette Bening (N)
Best Film Editing (N)
Best Music, Original Score (N)

23. The 87th Academy Awards (2015) μ ~δ
Pixar Shorts, Volume 1:
24. Luxo Jr. (1987) * 2 min.
Best Short Film, Animated (N)
25. Tin Toy (1989) * 5 min.
Best Short Film, Animated (W)
26. Geri's Game (1997) * 5 min.
Best Short Film, Animated (W)
27. For the Birds (2002) * μ 3:27
Best Short Film, Animated (W)
28. Mike's New Car (2003) * μ 4 min.
Best Short Film, Animated (N)
29. Boundin' (2004) * μ 5 min.
Best Short Film, Animated (N)
30. One Man Band (2006) * μ 4:33
Best Short Film, Animated (N)
31. Lifted (2007) * μ 5 min.
Best Short Film, Animated (N)


Last edited by pacaway; 02-23-15 at 07:58 AM.
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