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So is The Martian really going 0-7 at the Oscars?

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  • Jason Travis
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    I understand that it’s a longshot in most of it’s categories, but any other year when we didn’t have such a heavy list of technical stories competing at once, I’m sure this one would have easily prevailed in categories like Sound and Visual Effects.

    I currently have my big 500 bet for The Martian to win Sound-Editing. I think it’s of course, a whacked out prediction. But is it really going to just be Revenant and Mad Max all night? Star Wars still looms in those categories, and Scott’s movie IS a best picture nominee. Is it just bad luck that it’s being overshadowed, or can it win? 

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    I don’t think it will win anything. I mean, just look at those nominations tallies for Revenant and Mad Max. If you don’t like either of those you could be in for a long night.

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    Well Jas, it did win the Art Directors Guild.

    That’s a surprise which wouldnt bug me too much.

    Hey, what happens if Ridley wins Director?

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    Haha pook what IF Scott wins?? The psychic Gail thinks he will on AwardsDaily.

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    If there’s a consolation prize for “The Martian,” I suspect it’s actually Adapted Screenplay, not any of the techs. If “The Big Short” for some curious reason completely fizzles with the Academy, I think it’s basically a jump ball among the other four contenders for that prize. I don’t see the film any higher than 4th in its tech categories.

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    I’m still somewhat surprised it was able to land a picture nomination. Who is passionate about this film?

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    I’m still somewhat surprised it was able to land a picture nomination. Who is passionate about this film?

    Agreed. I don’t understand any of the hype from both the industry and the public. As far as space movies go, I found it very uninspired. I didn’t like Interstellar, but I thought it was much better than The Martian. Gravity is still my favorite of recent space films, though.

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    [quote=”SxECanadianFanSxE”]

    I’m still somewhat surprised it was able to land a picture nomination. Who is passionate about this film?

    Agreed. I don’t understand any of the hype from both the industry and the public. As far as space movies go, I found it very uninspired. I didn’t like Interstellar, but I thought it was much better than The Martian. Gravity is still my favorite of recent space films, though.
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    I’d have to disagree. The Martian easily outstripped both Interstellar and Gravity in every department, from acting, writing, and directing to all the technical elements. A shame it will go 0-7. 

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    Yes. Ridley Scott acting like grumpy old man did not help campaign.

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    I hope it wins nothing. Fine film but i don’t get why it got Bp nom…

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    Haha pook what IF Scott wins?? The psychic Gail thinks he will on AwardsDaily.

    He has, ‘almost’ the same narrative as Miller, which is both of their best chances for  a win;  and the film appeals to a broad scope of viewers. Nor does it seem like merely a ‘chase movie’ to those with limited vision or background.

    Plus, he didnt freeze his little butt and nuts off did he.

    I wouldnt mind seeing TM sneak in somewhere for a surprise win, but even psychic Gail doesnt think that anymore.

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    [quote=”SxECanadianFanSxE”]

    I’m still somewhat surprised it was able to land a picture nomination. Who is passionate about this film?

    Agreed. I don’t understand any of the hype from both the industry and the public. As far as space movies go, I found it very uninspired. I didn’t like Interstellar, but I thought it was much better than The Martian. Gravity is still my favorite of recent space films, though.[/quote]

    I thought it was a solid, if perhaps unexceptional piece of popcorn blockbuster entertainment. I actually enjoyed Damon more than I anticipated and thought all of the techs were decent. Where I thought it went a bit awry was in the humor department, which was ample and too often bordered on sitcom-level. Donald Glover’s spastic “comic” turn was among the year’s worst performances.

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