Oscar noms?

Did they announce them yet?

Found it:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070123/...ar_nominations

Babel sounds good-wish it would hurry up and open here
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I'm torn between Helen Mirren and Kate Winslet for Best Actress.

Without a doubt, Will Smith deserves the Oscar.
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Little Miss Sunshine? Best picture?

I haven't seen Little Children yet but all of the other Best Actress performances were great--I don't know how I would choose.

Happiest about:

Ryan Gosling. Fantastic movie, fantastic performance--glad it wasn't overlooked.

All the love for Pan's Labyrinth.

Paul Greengrass.

Biggest WTF award goes to:

Only three nominations for Children of Men.
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I love that 3 songs from Dreamgirls were nominated, so we'll hear both Beyonce and JHud sing the same night

Forrest Whitaker has got the Best Actor Oscar on lock, unless the voters get overly sentimental for Peter O'Toole. Helen Mirren will win definitely, and I think Hudson is the favorite for supporting actress. Supporting actor is the biggest toss-up to me.

Favorite surprises: Ryan Gosling and Mark Wahlberg, who stole all his scenes in the Departed.

I think Babel is this year's Crash-- overrated, overly praised as a whole but strong individual performances.
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Hmm Babel being nominated means that my crush Gael Garcia Bernal will probably be at the Oscars...

Little Miss Sunshine? Best picture?
Originally Posted by iris427
I take it you weren't overly impressed, either?
Little Miss Sunshine? Best picture?
Originally Posted by iris427
I take it you weren't overly impressed, either?
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
Not at all. It had some cute moments but overall it was just an inane assemblage of indie-road trip movie cliches. Except that for this one they managed to get some well-known actors involved. Certainly not one of the 5 best pictures of the year.

Good on the Brits! Dame Helen is going to walk it!

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Little Miss Sunshine? Best picture?
Originally Posted by iris427
I take it you weren't overly impressed, either?
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
Not at all. It had some cute moments but overall it was just an inane assemblage of indie-road trip movie cliches. Except that for this one they managed to get some well-known actors involved. Certainly not one of the 5 best pictures of the year.
Originally Posted by iris427
Not one of the 5 best for me either, but considering some of the brilliant nominations the Academy's made over the years, it could have been much worse.

I have my dream scenarios, all of which would never happen in a million years and none of which involve Little Miss Sunshine as best picture, but I try to restrict my kvetching to that which had a reasonable chance of happening.

I think Babel is this year's Crash-- overrated, overly praised as a whole but strong individual performances.
Originally Posted by GurlwithCurls
I've heard a lot of people make this comparison, and I totally see the similarities between the two. But I have to admit that, personally, I had the exact opposite experience with the two. Crash provoked a favorable initial reaction for me, but the more I thought about it, reflected on it, and discussed it with fellow movie nuts, the more it seemed to wilt like a flower in the hot sun.

OTOH, Babel didn't get a strong initial reaction out of me, but the more I think, reflect and discuss, the more it improves. Also, I think Brad Pitt totally deserved a nomination for his work in Babel. Add that to my list of disappointments.
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I didn't know that they were announcing them today. Thanks for the info.
Eonline has some more people nomminated on their website. Also, has anyone seen Little Children? I had never heard of it before. Anyway, Jackie Earl Haley is on the list for supporting role in that movie. He has been around for along time. I remember him from the Bad news bears.
Really, I have not seen a lot of the movies. I did see "The Devil wears Prada". I haven't seen Dream Girls because they haven't played it around here at any of the movie theaters. We want to see it sooo bad!
Just saw the list of Oscar nominations and thought they were interesting. But check out the nominations #16 (Original Song). I thought Beyonce had written "Listen"? :

List of Oscar nominations By The Associated Press
Tue Jan 23, 8:59 AM ET

Complete list of the 79th Annual Academy Award nominations announced Tuesday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif.:

1. Best Picture: "Babel," "The Departed," "Letters From Iwo Jima," "Little Miss Sunshine," "The Queen."

2. Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, "Blood Diamond"; Ryan Gosling, "Half Nelson"; Peter O'Toole, "Venus"; Will Smith, "The Pursuit of Happyness"; Forest Whitaker, "The Last King of Scotland."

3. Actress: Penelope Cruz, "Volver"; Judi Dench, "Notes on a Scandal"; Helen Mirren, "The Queen"; Meryl Streep, "The Devil Wears Prada"; Kate Winslet, "Little Children."

4. Supporting Actor: Alan Arkin, "Little Miss Sunshine"; Jackie Earle Haley, "Little Children"; Djimon Hounsou, "Blood Diamond"; Eddie Murphy, "Dreamgirls"; Mark Wahlberg, "The Departed."

5. Supporting Actress: Adriana Barraza, "Babel"; Cate Blanchett, "Notes on a Scandal"; Abigail Breslin, "Little Miss Sunshine"; Jennifer Hudson, "Dreamgirls"; Rinko Kikuchi, "Babel."

6. Directing: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "Babel"; Martin Scorsese, "The Departed"; Clint Eastwood, "Letters From Iwo Jima"; Stephen Frears, "The Queen"; Paul Greengrass, "United 93."

7. Foreign Language Film: "After the Wedding," Denmark; "Days of Glory (Indigenes)," Algeria; "The Lives of Others," Germany; "Pan's Labyrinth," Mexico; "Water," Canada.

8. Adapted Screenplay: Sacha Baron Cohen and Anthony Hines and Peter Baynham and Dan Mazer and Todd Phillips, "Borat Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan"; Alfonso Cuaron and Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, "Children of Men"; William Monahan, "The Departed"; Todd Field and Tom Perrotta, "Little Children"; Patrick Marber, "Notes on a Scandal."

9. Original Screenplay: Guillermo Arriaga, "Babel"; Iris Yama****a and Paul Haggis, "Letters From Iwo Jima"; Michael Arndt, "Little Miss Sunshine"; Guillermo del Toro, "Pan's Labyrinth"; Peter Morgan, "The Queen."

10. Animated Feature Film: "Cars," "Happy Feet," "Monster House."

11. Art Direction: "Dreamgirls," "The Good Shepherd," "Pan's Labyrinth," "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," "The Prestige."

12. Cinematography: "The Black Dahlia," "Children of Men," "The Illusionist," "Pan's Labyrinth," "The Prestige."

13. Sound Mixing: "Apocalypto," "Blood Diamond," "Dreamgirls," "Flags of Our Fathers," "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."

14. Sound Editing: "Apocalypto," "Blood Diamond," "Flags of Our Fathers," "Letters From Iwo Jima," "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."

15. Original Score: "Babel," Gustavo Santaolalla; "The Good German," Thomas Newman; "Notes on a Scandal," Philip Glass; "Pan's Labyrinth," Javier Navarrete; "The Queen," Alexandre Desplat.

16. Original Song: "I Need to Wake Up" from "An Inconvenient Truth," Melissa Etheridge; "Listen" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger, Scott Cutler and Anne Preven; "Love You I Do" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger and Siedah Garrett; "Our Town" from "Cars," Randy Newman; "Patience" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger and Willie Reale.

17. Costume: "Curse of the Golden Flower," "The Devil Wears Prada," "Dreamgirls," "Marie Antoinette," "The Queen."

18. Documentary Feature: "Deliver Us From Evil," "An Inconvenient Truth," " Iraq in Fragments," "Jesus Camp," "My Country, My Country."

19. Documentary (short subject): "The Blood of Yingzhou District," "Recycled Life," "Rehearsing a Dream," "Two Hands."

20. Film Editing: "Babel," "Blood Diamond," "Children of Men," "The Departed," "United 93."

21. Makeup: "Apocalypto," "Click," "Pan's Labyrinth."

22. Animated Short Film: "The Danish Poet," "Lifted," "The Little Matchgirl," "Maestro," "No Time for Nuts."

23. Live Action Short Film: "Binta and the Great Idea (Binta Y La Gran Idea)," "Eramos Pocos (One Too Many)," "Helmer & Son," "The Saviour," " West Bank Story."

24. Visual Effects: "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," "Poseidon," "Superman Returns."

Academy Award winners previously announced this year:

HONORARY AWARD (Oscar statuette): Ennio Morricone

JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARD (Oscar statuette): Sherry Lansing
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Go figure. Dreamgirls has two actors but not the Best Pic? Surely they'll win costumes. I hope JHud sings, not Beyonce. I don't dislike Beyonce, I just would rather JHud sing than Bey.
Just saw the list of Oscar nominations and thought they were interesting. But check out the nominations #16 (Original Song). I thought Beyonce had written "Listen"? :
Originally Posted by UCurlGirl
She co-wrote but yeah her name should be there too.
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Little Miss Sunshine? Best picture?

I haven't seen Little Children yet but all of the other Best Actress performances were great--I don't know how I would choose.
Originally Posted by iris427
LMS made me laugh but I don't get the hype about it.

I'm intrigued by Little Children though and will be making a date to see that and Babel this weekend.
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Little Miss Sunshine? Best picture?
Originally Posted by iris427
It was good, cute, but best picture? Why?

The Departed. Now that's the best picture I saw all year.
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Just saw the list of Oscar nominations and thought they were interesting. But check out the nominations #16 (Original Song). I thought Beyonce had written "Listen"? :
Originally Posted by UCurlGirl
She co-wrote but yeah her name should be there too.
Originally Posted by afrosheenqueen
Beyonce won't get the award if that song wins. They only allow three songwriters max, and it was determined that the other three songwriters contributed more than her. Hence, she's out.

There's similar to-do about best picture. They now limit it to 3 producers max, so if there's more than 3 they come to a theoretically disinterested decision on who's out. The idea is to keep them from giving every single star and hanger-on producer or writer credits, restricting those designations to those who actually contributed.

I have no idea if Beyonce really contributed or not, and I do think it's good they're trying to enforce some sort of standard. But the caps seems arbitrary to me. I'm sure that there are plenty of instances in which more than 4 songwriters or more than 4 producers legitimately contribute to the song or movie.

Link about Beyonce

Link about producer credit
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I thought LMS was brilliant. The relationships between the family members were more real than Hollywood usually shows us. Plus, the acting all around was solid. That little girl did a heck of a job -- particularly with the stuff about her appearance and the grief from Dad about what she was eating. She had to carry a good chunk of the film on her shoulders.

I think it probably also got a nod b/c it grew to be a hit mainly from word of mouth -- not aggressive advertising. It's also a movie from earlier in the year that people still talk about. Usually, no one remembers most movies that get released that much before nomination time.

Dreamgirls probably didn't get nominated b/c the story is so familiar. I haven't seen it. I know it's sacriligious, but I don't want to. I'm tired of Beyonce; Eddie Murphy I've been over for a long time; I want to punch Jamie Foxx in the face for believing his own hype; and I can't stand the "big song" after hearing it butchered a thousand times. The ads also look cheesy as all get out to me. The only thing that will probably get me in to see it is what I've heard about Jennifer Hudson's performance.

I've been obsessed with seeing the Last Scottish Emperor and the Queen for the last few months. I can't get anyone to go with me, though. I'd go by myself, but I think they're probably both movies you'd really like to discuss after.

Did anyone else notice that three of the women nominated for best actress are over 50?

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