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  • Juni Zapoto
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    ACTUAL NOMINEES

    American Beauty
    The Cider House Rules
    The Green Mile 
    The Insider
    The Sixth Sense

    IF THEIR WAS 8

    Being John Malkovich
    The Matrix
    Magnolia 

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    KyleBailey
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    Why 8? 

    Anyways:

    Being John Malkovich 
    Magnolia  
    Election

    If 10

    Toy Story 2
    Boy’s Don’t Cry  

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    Tyler The Awesome Guy
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    Being John Malkovich
    The Matrix
    Toy Story 2 

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    Juni Zapoto
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    Why 8? 

    Anyways:

    Being John Malkovich 
    Magnolia  
    Election

    If 10

    Toy Story 2
    Boy’s Don’t Cry  

    Because it was 8 this year. 

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    Zooey the Dreamer
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    A few years ago, the idea of a genre film breaking into best picture was ridiculous. Not that much has changed, but they’re more welcoming now. The Matrix had an uphill battle, even in a year of eight.
    I believe they would have gone with Magnolia, The Talented Mr. Ripley (a lot of Globe/BAFTA love, an acting nomination, a writing nomination, some technical nominations and Harvey Weinstein, directed by Minghella) and maybe Being John Malkovich or The Straight Story.  Toy Story 2 won the Golden Globe. And there was Mike Leigh’s Topsy-Turvy that did surprisingly well with Oscar voters. It was virtually shut out by the guilds, then made it into writing and won two Oscars.

    I’d say:
    American Beauty
    The Cider House Rules
    The Insider
    The Green Mile
    The Sixth Sense
    sixth: The Talented Mr. Ripley
    seventh: Toy Story 2
    eight: Being John Malkovich (but my gut is telling me they wouldn’t have gone for it even with 8)
     

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    1. American Beauty
    2. The Sixth Sense
    3. The Insider
    4. Cider House Rules
    5. The Green Mile
    6. Being John Malkovich
    7. Magnolia
    8. Topsy Turvy 

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    Problemchild
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    The Talented Mr. Ripley

    The Hurricane

    The Matrix

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    harposboy
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    Magnolia

    The Talented Mr Ripley

    Toy Story 2

    If John Malkovich couldn’t get in for Supporting Actor, I can’t see it getting in for Best Picture

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    twenty
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    Magnolia

    The Talented Mr Ripley

    Toy Story 2

    If John Malkovich couldn’t get in for Supporting Actor, I can’t see it getting in for Best Picture

    It got the director nod which I guess is the closest to getting a BP nod + screenplay + acting nom.

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    BenitoDelicias
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    Considering some of the movies “they” have gone with since the rule change, I think Being John Malkovich is safe. The other nominee would’ve been The Talented Mr Ripley, just because. I guess Boys Don’t Cry seems logical. And Toy Story 2 is also a contender but it didn’t even get a screenplay nod.

    I don’t think Magnolia had that much support although that would’ve been its fourth nomination with two top ones. Election also makes sense, but just screenplay and film? The last movie to do that was the very popular Four Weddings, something Election was not.

    I don’t understand why the question asks for just 8 nominees, but it could make sense since nobody can confidentely say that there were 10 actual films that could’ve have that much support. I mean The Hurricane? With all its controversy? Topsy Turvy, the typical movie nobody saw but gets techs and a miraculous screenplay nod? The Ice Storm with its zero nominations? 

    Pretty crazy considering that many people consider 1999 to be such an amazing year for movies, yet the Academy clearly didn’t think so.  

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    The Academy would have picked (in given order)
    6. The Talented Mr.Ripley

    7. Being John Malkovich

    8. Magnolia

    My Personal line up would be :

    1. American Beauty
    2. The Insider

    3. Three Kings (unfortunately for Clooney-Russell fight)

    4. Being John Malkovich

    5. The Sixth Sense

    6. The Talented Mr.Ripley

    7. Magnolia

    8. The Green Mile

    Great lineup in my opinion.

    If extended to 10 nominees

    9. Toy Story 2
    10. The End of the Affair

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    Atypical
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    “American Beauty”
    “The Cider House Rules”
    “Election”
    “The Green Mile”
    “The Insider”
    “Magnolia”
    “The Sixth Sense”
    “The Talented Mr. Ripley”

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     The Ice Storm with its zero nominations? 

    Pretty crazy considering that many people consider 1999 to be such an amazing year for movies, yet the Academy clearly didn’t think so.  

    Well The Ice Storm came out the year before at least for awards time. Weaver was nominated at a few places for it  

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    [quote=”BenitoDelicias”]

     The Ice Storm with its zero nominations? 

    Pretty crazy considering that many people consider 1999 to be such an amazing year for movies, yet the Academy clearly didn’t think so.  

    Well The Ice Storm came out the year before at least for awards time. Wever was nominated at a few places for it  
    [/quote]

    Yeah, it actually came out in 1997. And Weaver won the BAFTA, too (back before it tried to align too much with the Academy)! 

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    1. American Beauty
    2. Boys Dont Cry (added)
    3. The Cider House Rules
    4. The Green Mile
    5. The Insider
    6. The Sixth Sense
    7. The Talented Mr Ripley (added)
    8. Toy Story 2 (added)
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