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Napoleon Dynamite Wins 3 MTV Movie Awards

Napoleon Dynamite was named best movie and star Jon Heder received two awards: breakthrough male performance and best musical performance for his awkward talent-show dance moves.

"I want to thank Michael Jackson, John Travolta, Justin Timberlake," Heder said, referring to the inspirations for his dance moves.

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Awkward dance moves? I thought he was great.
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His dance moves were pretty flippin' sweet. GOSH!
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thanks for the fucking spoiler in the title since the show doesn't air for a few more days!

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here's a real spoiler for you...
Spoiler:
Child actress Dakota Fanning won best frightened performance in "Hide and Seek"
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thanks for the fucking spoiler in the title since the show doesn't air for a few more days!


While I respect the position...it is the MTV awards after all. Hell, even the winners know they've won before the show.
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Great, MTV gives their own movie awards. This conveniently ties into the waves of Napoleon Dynamite merchandise I've been seeing at the mall lately.
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... MTV Movie Awards ... riiiiiiiiiight.
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Can't say I'm surprised. The audience for the showing that I went to was made up mostly of the TRL crowd...and they ate the movie up.
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While I understand for some reason(s) that are inperceptable to me the movie was very successful, I thought it was a waste of 2 hours of my life.

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Since Miramax loves awards so much they should take a hint from MTV and hold their own award show.
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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
Since Miramax loves awards so much they should take a hint from MTV and hold their own award show.
Hahahaha.

On tonight's first annual Mirimax Film awards, see presentations for: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Cute French Actress named Audrey, Best Asian Martial Arts Film Imported to the United States, Best Movie that Features Jay and Silent Bob, Best Director with a First Name that Begins with Q, Best Score, and Best Screenplay!

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Originally Posted by NitroJMS
Great, MTV gives their own movie awards. This conveniently ties into the waves of Napoleon Dynamite merchandise I've been seeing at the mall lately.

that shit has been flooded into hot topic since the movie came out. Blame fox for that.
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Never will understand the backlash against this film.
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It was a film that was either loved or hated. it's a really thick hard line between the two groups. Some felt that it was awful while others loved it. simple as that.
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Originally Posted by Jackskeleton
It was a film that was either loved or hated. it's a really thick hard line between the two groups. Some felt that it was awful while others loved it. simple as that.
I agree. While I loved it, I could easily see why some people don't. It's just one of those films that seems to have no middle ground.
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Ok, I too can see why people hated it. To tell the truth, when i first saw it, I thought it was merely all right and then it grew on me over time. What I don't understand is why people are so bitter over something they didn't care for becoming so popular?

I can't stand shows like Survivor, American Idol or Desperate Housewives, yet I never got all pissed off when they blew up. My question is why do people got to be hatin' all the time more or less.
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Originally Posted by badger1997
My question is why do people got to be hatin' all the time more or less.
easy answer... ego. and i'm not criticizing that as good or bad. but it comes from having pride in a feeling of superiority over the material. and that's why i didn't like NP. because i feel i'm smarter than the filmmakers -- i could see through their desperation for quirkiness. if it hadn't been so superficial, it would have attained that rare quality found in films like Bottle Rocket.
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Originally Posted by Cygnet74
easy answer... ego. and i'm not criticizing that as good or bad. but it comes from having pride in a feeling of superiority over the material. and that's why i didn't like NP. because i feel i'm smarter than the filmmakers -- i could see through their desperation for quirkiness. if it hadn't been so superficial, it would have attained that rare quality found in films like Bottle Rocket.
Man, talk about having a big ego. Oh wait, you just admitted that.

Maybe the material is so smart, that you think you are superior to it but in fact, are so far below it that you can't comprehend it's greatness.
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I hated it the first time I saw it, then mysteriously found myself laughing at it days later.
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Originally Posted by Jack Straw
While I understand for some reason(s) that are inperceptable to me the movie was very successful, I thought it was a waste of 2 hours of my life.


I HATED this movie.
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Originally Posted by Mr. Cinema


I HATED this movie.
Hated it enough to both click on a thread about it and post about it too?
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Originally Posted by Jackskeleton
It was a film that was either loved or hated. it's a really thick hard line between the two groups. Some felt that it was awful while others loved it. simple as that.
Actually, I'm pretty indifferent to it. I found it mildly amusing, but thought it was trying a bit too hard to be quirky cool. I neither love it nor hate it. I'll probably watch it again, but if I don't get a chance, that's fine too.
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Originally Posted by Cygnet74
easy answer... ego. and i'm not criticizing that as good or bad. but it comes from having pride in a feeling of superiority over the material. and that's why i didn't like NP. because i feel i'm smarter than the filmmakers -- i could see through their desperation for quirkiness. if it hadn't been so superficial, it would have attained that rare quality found in films like Bottle Rocket.
Oh, ok. Never mind I get it now. Must make you fee pretty good to be so much better and smarter than other people. Therefore it MUST mean that anybody who enjoyed the film is stupid.
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Originally Posted by Cygnet74
easy answer... ego. and i'm not criticizing that as good or bad. but it comes from having pride in a feeling of superiority over the material. and that's why i didn't like NP. because i feel i'm smarter than the filmmakers -- i could see through their desperation for quirkiness. if it hadn't been so superficial, it would have attained that rare quality found in films like Bottle Rocket.
Yeah, it's not about being smart, it's about convincing the masses that you're smart.

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