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    Two flawless adaptations od classic books. Which movie you prefer? What are zour Noms/Wins for them?

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    Both are fabulous and make my top 100 favorite films. “A Room with a View” slightly higher at #89, while “Sense and Sensibility” ends the list at #100. Lee should have made it to director & Rickman to supporting actor for the later. Day-Lewis should have been nominated for either “A Room with a View” or his other eligible performance that year in “My Beautiful Laundrette”.

    “A Room with a View” gets my top spot from the nominees for Picture, director, adapted screenplay & supporting actress. “Sense & Sensibility” gets my lead actress & adapted screenplay.

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    A like them both
    A Room with a view(1985)
    Best picture- win
    Best Director- James Ivory (win)
    Best Actress- Helena Bonham Carter (Nom)
    Supp Actress- Maggie Smith (Nom)
    Supp actor- Daniel Day-Lewis (Nom)
    Best adapted screenplay- win
    Best original score- win
    Cinematography- win
    Costume desing-win
    Art direccion set- win

    Sense and Sensibility (1995)
    Best picture- win
    Best Director- Ang Lee (Nom)
    Best Actress- Emma Thompson (win)
    Best supoorting actress- Kate Winslet (Nom)
    Best supoorting actress- Gemma Jones (Nom)
    Best supoorting actor- Alan Rickman (win)
    Best adapted screenplay- (win) Emma Thompson
    Cinematography- win
    Costume desing-win
    Art direccion set- win

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    I saw Sense and Sensibility the other day, what a coincidence! It was excellent.

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    A Room with a View and it’s not even close in my opinion.

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    I watched both movies last night for the first time and I got say that I loved BOTH !!! Two masterpieces for sure!!! Both movies benefited from a superb cast, amazing direction and sharp writing!!! A Room With a View is definitely more artsy, while Sense & Sensibility has a more classic approach. Day-Lewis definitely deserved a nomination for the former, while Alan Rickman and Elizabeth Spriggs also deserved nods for the latter. Ang Lee was ROBBED of a nomination for Best Director. Definitely should’ve been nominated as Sense & Sensibility wouldn’t have been the same without his direction.

    Regarding the wins, I’m okay with A Room With a View only winning Adapted Screenplay above the line. As much as I loved the movie I still prefer Blue Velvet and Hannah and Her Sisters (I have yet to see Platoon). As for Sense & Sensibility, it definitely deserved more wins. Kate Winslet should’ve won Supporting Actress and the movie should’ve won Best Picture. Emma Thompson was incredible but I still prefer Elisabeth Shue and Sharon Stone (and Nicole Kidman – but she was shamefully snubbed). Patrick Doyle was also very deserving for his amazing score. I have to watch Apollo 13 again to make my mind regarding Best Director that year. And I don’t think I need to talk about Emma’s Screenplay, wich was absolutely brilliant and truly deserving of that Oscar. One of the best adapted screenplays of the 90s for sure.

    FYC Emmys: Helena Bonham Carter (Drama Supporting Actress), Olivia Colman (Drama Actress), Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh (Drama Actress), Fiona Shaw (Drama Supporting Actress), Zendaya (Drama Actress), Alexis Bledel (Drama Guest Actress)

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    A Room with a View, for sure.

    And there is no debate to be made on this I guess.

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    They’re both great, but I prefer “A Room with a View.” James Ivory’s directorial touch, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s adapted screenplay, and E.M. Forster’s novel are a powerful trio. A lot of great movies that year, I also loved “The Mission.”

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