2017 Rotten Oscars

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Got this sweet poster signed by Darren Aronofsky last year. Great movie. And Natalie Portman up for Best Actress again too.

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Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:22 pm

Thanks for running this! With a young kid, I've missed a lot of the films and won't get to see them until later this year. That said, I loved Arrival and it was probably my favorite of the year. There's been a lot of science fiction films in the last few years that were *almost* great, so it was such a relief that they didn't drop the ball on this one. It's a genre that I personally love.

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Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:28 pm

bert wrote:Entered! Thanks again for setting this up, RA! Appreciate the time and effort.

I'm rooting for La La Land. I get the criticism, but it really rang my bell.

Here are Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn backstage getting ready to present at the 1956 awards

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Must you remind us how much better Hollywood used to be? My, that is an awesome photo--thanks for posting!
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Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:26 am

Thanks so much for organizing this once again Adam. Look forward to it every year.

My picks are in and here is the required still/gif that's actually a youtube link. If that doesn't qualify, then I"m cool just participating. It's the entire Documentary Short winner from 1952, Neighbours by Norman McLaren. Pretty odd that this highly stylized film won in a documentary category. Enjoy!
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entered --- and here's my snub for my buddy Syl! haha thanks again RA. looking forward to the show on Sunday!
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Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:52 am

Thanks again, RA!

IMO, one of the best shot films in 30 years. Road to Perdition. Conrad L. Hall
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Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:17 pm

Sunday is creeping up on us! Cheers to all the returning participants and welcome to all you Rotten Oscars virgins. Lets get it on :pint: :clap:

It'll be interesting to see how Kimmel does. He's the best out of the currently bland slate of late night hosts. I generally like him. He'll fare much better than Fallon at the Golden Globes (especially if he steers clear of awkward Chris Rock impersonations).
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Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:35 pm

Feel like this video is relevant to alot of the complaints people sling at the oscars each year.
good luck to all those participating. I think at the end of the day we are all winners because we all got to see some really dope movies last year. Regardless how they are recognized for it.
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Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:59 pm

i'm in

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Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:30 pm

I will use a gif from this movie every year...
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GatorsCanes wrote:Thanks again, RA!

IMO, one of the best shot films in 30 years. Road to Perdition. Conrad L. Hall
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That's my town! Watched them film all week for about 1.5 minutes of screen time lol
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Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:14 pm

Thank you RA and donators! :pint:

All-time Favorite Movie: Vertigo - Nominated for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Sound in 1959
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Snub of the year: Annette Bening in 20th Century Women
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RottenAtom wrote:
ethnosax wrote:As for live-action, I assume La La Land (haven't seen it yet) will run away with a bunch, because there's nothing Hollywood loves more than awarding movies about Hollywood. (Recent examples: The Artist, which, even though I'm a silent-film fan, I thought was gimmicky and a missed opportunity. And Birdman, which I found thoroughly vile, though I know that's just personal opinion.)
I wasn't crazy about Birdman either. It's not bad, just overrated. I would've liked to see Whiplash or Nightcrawler win best picture in 2014.
2014 was just a silly good year.
Whiplash definitely resonated more than most films in recent memory....
Nightcrawler was scathing and ridiculously on point...
But I am a sucker for tracking shots...and considering that it really is an oveall effort...I don't know, I think I would still pick Birdman for picture :oops:

Whiplash would take this year, easy.
(also, hacksaw ridge is garbage)
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Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:57 am

great giveaway!

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