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2011 OSCAR NOMINATIONS & PREDICTIONS

Posted in Oscars with tags on January 27, 2011 by Kaiderman

BEST PICTURE NOMINEES:

Black Swan, The Fighter, Inception, The Kids Are All Right, The King’s Speech, 127 Hours, The Social Network, Toy Story 3, True Grit, Winter’s Bone

Who should win: Probably, The Social Network

Who will win: The Social Network

Barring an upset, this one seems a foregone conclusion.

BEST DIRECTOR NOMINEES: (Black Swan) Darren Aronofsky, (The Fighter) David O. Russell, (The King’s Speech) Tom Hooper, (The Social Network) David Fincher, (True Grit) Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Who should win: Probably, Tom Hooper

Who will win: David Fincher

It’s The Social Networks’ year and this award rarely goes to a director that didn’t direct the Best Picture. Continue reading

A LOOK BACK AT OSCAR 2010

Posted in Celebrities, Movies, Oscars with tags , , on March 13, 2010 by Kaiderman

All right, so my review on my favorite awards ceremony is a little late but my family needed me so CUT ME SOME SLACK! Phew! Better…

So, we here at THE LIST were a little off on our picks but, then again, we also don’t have ESP. I was glad to see The Hurt Locker take home the top prize, as I felt it was most deserving. And it’s about time a woman was recognized for directing. Should’ve made those picks. Ultimately, THE LIST went 6 for 10 giving us a big fat D-. Proving once again why this should be your one stop shop for tips on Oscar pools everywhere! 🙂

Anyways, the ceremony came and went and, overall, I thought it was very entertaining. I’d go so far as to say it was one of the best I’d seen in years. Obviously, everyone, excluding the short-subject winners, read my post on KEYS TO A GREAT OSCAR SPEECH so no need to rehash that one. What I would like to discuss is what they got right, what they got wrong and what left me a little mixed. Here we go: Continue reading

KEYS TO A GREAT OSCAR SPEECH

Posted in Celebrities, Film, Movies, Oscars with tags , , , , , , on March 6, 2010 by Kaiderman

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”

That’s right, my little chick-a-dees, Oscar time is upon us once again. As you know, THE LIST is the one-stop-shop for the stars and their blogging needs. That being the case, I thought I’d offer some tips on how to properly accept the industry’s top prize.

To set the stage… the room is quiet. The announcer says your name. The crowd errupts into applause. What now? Let’s figure it out… here we go: Continue reading

2010 OSCAR PICKS

Posted in Celebrities, Film, Humor, Movies, Oscars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 6, 2010 by Kaiderman

I know it’s a little early but I have some other stuff planned for the pre-Oscar post so I thought I’d go ahead and give my picks now. I figure this way you also have plenty of time to criticize my choices. So, without further ado, I present you with this weeks list: 2010 OSCAR PICKS. Continue reading