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Old 02-22-09, 10:54 PM
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Re: The 81st Academy Awards 2008 Awards Show Discussion.

Well, a night of virtually no surprises...I should probably go and see Slumdog now.
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Originally Posted by Perkinsun Dzees View Post
Slumdog Millionaire. I called it.
As did every other person who knows about the Oscars.
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I can almost guarantee this Academy Awards will be the least viewed in history.
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Slumdog Millionaire!

I just became a rich man in Vegas!
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Originally Posted by Geofferson View Post
Well, a night of virtually no surprises...
Yep. Just mostly disappointments (for me, anyway).
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Cant say Im surprised. Still disappointed though. My hate of Crash lessened by about 50% now though..
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Fuck slumdog sucks
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Slumdog well deserved
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Slumdog. What a surprise!
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Originally Posted by TOLEN View Post
I can almost guarantee this Academy Awards will be the least viewed in history.
I didn't watch it, but I'm pretty sure it was the Ann Veal of Oscar ceremonies.
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not too bad overall.
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Originally Posted by TOLEN View Post
I can almost guarantee this Academy Awards will be the least viewed in history.
Especially after Best Supporting Actor. They already pushed it up an hour, they should have put it late, all the while teasing us after every commercial break.
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Originally Posted by BravesMG View Post
If that did happen, obviously The Wrestler wouldn't have been more than a blip on the radar.

I think it's a shame that it's possible Rourke's 'persona' might have swayed voters in any way, his performance was unbelievable and I think he earned it.
This is the thing.... without Penn.. Milk is still a very good/great film (of 2008) and still gets a bunch of nominations, and probably still a Best Picture nom. Without Rourke, Wrestler is never even heard of.
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Originally Posted by TOLEN View Post
I can almost guarantee this Academy Awards will be the least viewed in history.
Just what I was thinking. I honestly never heard of Slumdog until the awards season. I'm sure the average viewer is scratching their heads right now.
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So, is SDM a Crash/DWW/SiL or will it stand the test of time?
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So, who won the Oscar Pool?
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Could have been worse. The Reader could have won.
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