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Old 01-25-23, 02:23 AM
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Eh, you guys are way to optimistic on behalf of EEAAO. The Academy will vote in an academy-way and either The Fabelmans or Banshees will take most of the big awards.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by TomOpus
Spoiler:
One off the top of my head would be Godfather 2



Spoiler:

Wasn't Godfather 3 also nominated?

I know Return of the King, Fury Road and Black Panther all were nominated, and I think The Two Towers was as well.


I'm not sure what else.

As for the nominations, while I haven't seen everything that got a nod, it seems like a fairly decent list compared to a lot of years. I am surprised that Pearl didn't get anything. I thought it could potentially be up for cinematography and that Mia Goth would be nominated. I guess I'm still underestimating the Academy's hatred of horror.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca
Ana De Armas got a Oscar nomination and a Razzie nomination?

WTF?

That has to be a first.
The movie got a whole bunch of Razzie noms, but De Armas didn't for WORST ACTRESS:

WORST ACTRESS

Ryan Kiera Armstrong / “Firestarter”

Bryce Dallas Howard / “Jurassic Park: Dominion”

Diane Keaton / “Mack & Rita”

Kaya Scodelario / “The King’s Daughter”

Alicia Silverstone / “The Requin”

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^ I know the Razzies are all supposed to be in good fun but it’s kind of dick move to nominate a child. Stick to adults who can take the joke.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by maxfisher
Spoiler:

Wasn't Godfather 3 also nominated?

I know Return of the King, Fury Road and Black Panther all were nominated, and I think The Two Towers was as well.




I'm not sure what else.
Okay here's the list :
Spoiler:
The Bells of St Mary (sequel to Going My Way)
The Godfather Part II
The Godfather Part III
Lord of the Rings : The Two Towers
Lord of the Rings : Return of the King
Toy Story 3
Mad Max : Fury Road
______________

Black Panther is not considered to be a sequel, although it kind of fits the description of one. 




Old 01-25-23, 08:23 AM
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by Decker
Okay another Oscar trivia question :
History was made as two sequels were nominated for Best Picture. Only seven movies considered to be "sequels" had ever been nominated before.
Name them (behind spoilers) .
Spoiler:
Do you mean, COUNTING this year?

Here's all I can think of if counting this year:

The Godfather - Part 2
The Godfather - Part 3
Return of the King
The Two Towers
Avatar 2 - The Way of Water
Top Gun Maverick
Mad Max: Fury Road
Toy Story 3
The Bells of St. Mary's



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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Yup that's all of them. Seven previously, two this year.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by Decker
Okay here's the list :
Spoiler:
Going My Way (sequel to The Bells of St Mary)





Spoiler:
Going My Way came out in 1944. Bells is it's sequel coming out the next year.


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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Yeah I got that backwards
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

I like this trivia. Here's two question:

1) What film has won for BEST PICTURE without having a nomination in any other category?

2) There have only been two TIES in the acting categories. Name the 4 award winners.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Regarding 2 :
Spoiler:
I know about Katherine Hepburn (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner) and Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl). The other one must have been considerably earlier.

There was a fairly recent tie in another category though. Can't remember what it was in right now.


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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Decker, you got the first one and are on the right track about the other two.

The tie you are thinking about happened in Sound Editing and was won by Skyfall and Zero Dark Thirty back in 2013.

It had only happened 5 times before that, two of them the acting ties in my trivia question.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by Gunde
Eh, you guys are way to optimistic on behalf of EEAAO. The Academy will vote in an academy-way and either The Fabelmans or Banshees will take most of the big awards.
I think there is actually a not-so-small contingent of (older) Academy voters who actively hate EEAaO. While it is cool and original, it's also loud and in your face. If you don't buy in fairly quickly to its tone and outlandish premise it's not the sort of movie that is going to win you over eventually - - it's going to bludgeon you.
I have a feeling that this is exactly the sort of movie that could be hurt by a preferential ballot - - if you don't love it, it could drop pretty low in your ranking. I don't see that sort of hate for Banshees or Fabelmans.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Thanks VA. It would have driven me nuts wondering what that recent tie was.
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Yeah, EEAAO's award are the nominations. I fully expect it to take Supporting Actor but that's the ceiling on it.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by Decker
Okay another Oscar trivia question :
History was made as two sequels were nominated for Best Picture. Only seven movies considered to be "sequels" had ever been nominated before.
Name them (behind spoilers) .
Hmm, I can think of
Spoiler:

The Godfather Part II
The Godfather Part III
The Two Towers
The Return Of The King
Toy Story 3
Toy Story 4

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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen
Hmm, I can think of
Spoiler:

The Godfather Part II
The Godfather Part III
The Two Towers
The Return Of The King
Toy Story 3
Toy Story 4
4 didn't get a Best Pic nom outside of animated.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by ViewAskewbian
4 didn't get a Best Pic nom outside of animated.
Well, at least you know I didn't cheat.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by ViewAskewbian
I like this trivia. Here's two question:

1) What film has won for BEST PICTURE without having a nomination in any other category?

2) There have only been two TIES in the acting categories. Name the 4 award winners.
I believe the answer to the first question is:
Spoiler:
Grand Hotel


For the second question, I only can think of the one acting tie that has already been mentioned. This is going to bug me.
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clckworang, you got #1.
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I hope Michelle Yeoh win best actress.

Hey if she can hang on to a moving van, fall off the car, and jump on the moving train on the motorcycle then she deserve the Oscar.
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Re: 2023 Academy Awards

Originally Posted by ViewAskewbian
I like this trivia. Here's two question:

1) What film has won for BEST PICTURE without having a nomination in any other category?
Technically someone tied that record. Emma Stone briefly won Best Picture for a few minutes despite not being a Best Picture nominee and having 1 singular nomination in a different category(Best Actress)
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I hope Michelle Yeoh win best actress.

Hey if she can hang on to a moving van, fall off the car, and jump on the moving train on the motorcycle then she deserve the Oscar.
On a bike she was too short to reach the footpegs, I might add. Someone else had to put it in gear for her, she just let out the clutch, opened the throttle, and roared up that ramp onto the moving train.
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Honestly, even though I wasn't crazy about the film, I would love to see Michelle Yeoh win. Much like when Mickey Rourke got his single nomination for The Wrestler, I doubt she'll ever get another shot at this. And just like Rourke, who lost to Sean Penn, Michelle is likely to lose to Cate Blanchett who has won before and is likely to be nominated many more times in the future. It's kind of a bummer.
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No Asian actress have ever won the Oscar but who know maybe the Acadmey will give her first.

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