Archive for February, 2008

And the winner is…

…me!  Yes, despite missing a full 1/3 of the categories, I won my workplace Oscar pool.  Huzzah!

This goes nicely with the Atonement soundtrack that I won for answering a trivia question at the AMC Best Picture showcase on Saturday.  I guess being a total movie geek does pay off sometimes, eh?

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February 25, 2008 at 8:49 pm Leave a comment

There Will Be Oscars, Part Deux

And now, the technical awards, i.e. the ones no one but me cares about.  (Where are the shorts categories, you ask?  Even I don’t care about them.)

This will take forever if I do them all the same way as the main categories, so I’ll only include commentary for some of them.

Here we go…

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February 24, 2008 at 12:55 pm Leave a comment

There Will Be Oscars

Yeah, I know I’m the 400th person to use that headline. Sorry.

I meant to do my Oscar post the day of the nominations, but then the Heath Ledger news hit and I wasn’t really in the mood. Then I kind of forgot about it, had other things to do, etc.

But now, with the show less than 10 hours away, I’m finally ready to foist my thoughts on the world. So herewith, my predictions, wishes, and other pre-show comments for the 80th Academy Awards.

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February 24, 2008 at 12:14 pm Leave a comment


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