bledsoeJoined:Oct 3rd, 2021Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 6:58 am #1205350233
EEOAO 7 oscars PARASITE 4 Insane
two masterpiecesReplyCopy URL
Moviebuff22Joined:Jan 17th, 2016Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 6:59 am #1205350238
So happy Brendan Fraser won and The Whale won makeupReplyCopy URL
Academy Award Winner Brendan Fraser
AmnistY21Joined:Jan 1st, 2018Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 7:08 am #1205350249
Lmao it was a wise choice to sleep through this.
My personal winners:
felipenoJoined:Feb 27th, 2023Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 7:08 am #1205350253
Outside of the wins, I thought the ceremony was pretty solid, even if it wasn’t the most adventurous nor the most action packed (also, the fitout of the venue was lovely). It felt pretty classic but streamlined. I didn’t really understand some of the presenter choices/pairings and I could have done with a more energetic red carpet, but after last years debacle it was fine.
I guess there’s nothing to complain about the ceremony per se, but also nothing to remember it for. No one will ever say “Remember when they did (insert something) at the 2023 Oscars?”ReplyCopy URL
AtypicalJoined:Dec 1st, 2011Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 7:15 am #1205350266
One thing you could tell about this year’s telecast was that longstanding live television professionals were at the helm. No major dramas or technical gaffes, classy, reverent, boring (for general people wanting more slap-level antics), showing all the acting clips (wonderful), and letting the acceptance speeches run their courses (except for the no-names on winning teams). I don’t care that the show ran long. It’s baked in at this point that if all the categories are aired with montages and songs, expect a long Oscars. All I would have cut was the Warner Bros. studio montage, maybe the Academy museum one (but I know they have to always promote their expensive pet cause), and the many commercials shilling for Disney and whatnot. Kimmel was fine, but sorta on auto-pilot with his third run. All I can recall with him were a few gags with the parachute, bringing Jenny out, asking Malala something in the audience, and the boom mic bit. Pretty much MIA otherwise. Loved all the Will Smith roasting. Continue to drag his ass. Music performances were mostly strong. Don’t know what was going on with the “This Is a Life” performance, but someone was very off-key. Gaga was clearly in her method acting teas again, but just for the surprise factor, kudos to her. “Naatu, Naatu” delivered on the performance of the night by a mile. That’s how you put on an original song production at the Oscars! It was at the level of the Tonys, TBH, and I’m guessing Glenn Weiss had a strong hand there. Lenny Kravitz’s In Memoriam performance was haunting and dreamlike. Just pitch-perfect all-around, and leagues away from that bullshit last year with “Spirit in the Sky.” Even Rihanna did more than I expected she’d pull off with “Lift Me Up.” Still gooped over the over-performance of both “EEAAO” and “AQOTWF” at the expense of FIVE BP nominees (“Elvis,” “TÁR.” “Banshees,” “Triangle of Sadness,” & “The Fabelmans”). Still would have chosen Cate Blanchett and Kerry Condon in lead actress and supporting actress, respectively, but the theme of the evening was career retrospective achievements and breaking stats, so I can recognize the value in voting that way, I guess. SAG is the new KING, bitches! Bye, BAFTAs. Academy Award winner Jamie Lee Curtis. I might never get used to it lmao, but I won’t knock her hustle. At least her speech was genuine and an all-timer. Yes, please thank the genre audiences that have supported your career for four decades and end with a moving tribute to Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis! “The Whale” having more Oscar wins than EIGHT BP nominees is WILD! But Brendan Fraser’s really been through it, and so has Ke Huy Quan for that matter, so at least their wins have a nostalgic heft to them. Overall, the Oscars did the thing this year. Let’s see how the ratings hold up today.ReplyCopy URL
Miguel MarreroJoined:Nov 3rd, 2017Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 7:40 am #1205350315
I’m loving all the white salty tears. For once, you guys know how it feels to be snubbed 😌
The Academy made a statement last night to snub alot of these predominantly white film productions like Tar, Banshees, Elvis, Triangle of Sadness, and the Fabelmans! Please Academy more of this! BAFTAs were a racist bore 😴ReplyCopy URL
GDJoined:Dec 1st, 2016Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 7:41 am #1205350319
Emma Watson looking BREATHTAKING last night at #Oscars celebration pic.twitter.com/xozX9Lpma4
— Wensley Garbell (@WesGarbell) March 13, 2023
NovicJoined:May 23rd, 2011Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 7:46 am #1205350331
I am honestly so happy with all the winners.ReplyCopy URL
kat_ebbsJoined:Jun 10th, 2021Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 7:51 am #1205350342
I guess there’s nothing to complain about the ceremony per se, but also nothing to remember it for. No one will ever say “Remember when they did (insert something) at the 2023 Oscars?”
Pretty much. But after last year? I think that’s fine.ReplyCopy URL
OrestesJoined:Jun 29th, 2021Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 9:11 am #1205350496
I’m loving all the white salty tears. For once, you guys know how it feels to be snubbed The Academy made a statement last night to snub alot of these predominantly white film productions like Tar, Banshees, Elvis, Triangle of Sadness, and the Fabelmans! Please Academy more of this! BAFTAs were a racist bore
You give the Academy way too much credit lol. They recognised one movie prominently featuring POCs which happened to be the one they liked the most. Elsewhere they nominated films featuring predominantly white actors while mostly overlooking those with more diverse casts. Those five movies you mentioned weren’t snubbed for being white; after all, they had no issue with giving All Quiet four awards.ReplyCopy URL
babypookJoined:Nov 4th, 2010Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 9:17 am #1205350507
It bothered me a bit how they kept stressing how diverse they are. We get it. Now keep it up. And stop snubbing kids while you’re at it (Abraham Attah).ReplyCopy URL
The Sunne in Splendour.
I prefer my roses white
James GibsonJoined:Jul 8th, 2012Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 9:18 am #1205350511
All Quiet On The Western Front is Netflix’s most winning Oscar film with 4 wins
- Original Score
- Production Design
- International Feature
It’s insane how netflix been for almost a decade spending trillions on oscar campaign with every mechanism on their hands yet thats the most far they got. Outside of the directing wins as well I guess.ReplyCopy URL
FlickchickJoined:Oct 16th, 2018Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 9:19 am #1205350518
My favorite little moment of the night was Austin Butler holding Angela Bassett’s hand when his category was announced 🙁ReplyCopy URL
nevkmJoined:Jan 3rd, 2018Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 9:30 am #1205350537
Me throughout most of the entire night lol. Happy for EEAAO but movies like Banshees and Tar going home empty handed is a disgrace.
JakeJoined:Jul 2nd, 2011Topics:Posts:March 13, 2023 at 10:31 am #1205350673
It’s interesting, fascinating even, to see Yeoh and Fraser being considered frontrunners right of the gate, then consensus setting around Blanchett and Butler (somewhere around BAFTAs at the latest) and then somehow unexpectedly returning to Yeoh and Fraser after all since SAGs. And taking Jamie Lee Curtis with them for good measure. Really interesting to analyze. Thrilled for them, though. I have yet to see “EEAAO” but I hope it really is that good to top “Banshees…” which was deeply moving and career-best for Martin McDonagh. Only in the case of this film suddenly going 0:9 can I tolerate feel-good but lackluster “The Irish Goodbye” in the short live action film category over much more powerful “The Red Suitcase” – consolation prize for Ireland. I thought days of big sweeps are behind us but I guess not. At least I can be happy that it went to – from what I gather – a really innovative and fresh movie with diverse cast.
My favorite little moment of the night was Austin Butler holding Angela Bassett’s hand when his category was announced
From what can we gather out of his presence this awards season, he really is a gentleman.
PS. Did you know that Jamie Lee Curtis was 8 days older during her win than Judi Dench was while winning for “Shakespeare in Love”? Somehow it blew my mind.ReplyCopy URLNot now
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