I like good movies, and I like trashy movies. There are few pictures I don't like. But AMPAS (pronounced amp-ass) seems to prefer formula over feeling. Year after year, Oscar nominated films neither challenge nor titillate. The medium is meant to entertain, right?
My uniquely unoriginal challenge is a classic contemporary CONTEST:
Predict most accurately 2009's Academy Award winners and I will supply a MODEST PRIZE!
- post your answer in the comments section of this blog post
- post your prediction for every nominated category
- in the interest of protecting your privacy, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, explaining which post is yours. you will need to do this to claim your prize!
Here is the link to the nominations... This is the outline form but you can get more interactive here.
Copy and paste your answers using this template:
Animated Film of the Year:
Documentary Short Subject:
Foreign Language Film:
Music (Original Score):
Music (Original Song):
Best Animated Short:
Best Live Action Short Film:
Whoever most accurately predicts the winners will get a dope-ass prize, TBD.
And yes, there will be a runner-up.