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Who Were The Runner Ups For Best Original Screenplay/Best Adapted Screenplay?
1990: Avalon 1991: Boyz In The Hood 1992: Unforgiven 1993: Philadelphia 1994: Four Weddings and AJeffrey Kare
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Greatest Best Adapted Screenplay Winners
My top 10: 1)The Philadelphia Story 2)The Godfather 3)The Godfather Part II 4)Here Comes Mr. JordanSeven
1. Moonlight 2. The Godfather 3. Schindler’s List 4. All About Eve 5. 12 Years A Slave 6. Traffic 7. In The Heat of the Night 8. The Godfather II 9. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest 10. Precious
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2001: Who Came In Second?
BP: Fellowship of the Ring, no doubt. 13 nominations, including screenplay (something historically tJeffrey Kare
Here are my guesses... Best Picture: While a film like The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring doesn't usually appear to be in the academy's wheelhouse, I think it does make the most sense as the runner-up. It led the nominations that year
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Greatest Best Original Screenplay Winners
Difficult to choose a "best" off all-time. Screenplays are so different, with subject matter,style aBlanche
I'll pick my faves since the 50s 50s: Sunset Boulevard RU: On The Waterfront 60s: The Apartment RU: Guesd Who's Coming To Dinner 70s: Annie Hall RU: Network 80s: Hannah and Her Sisters RU: Moonstruck 90s: American Beauty RU: Pulp Fiction (Sorry
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Oscar Nominations That Make You Scratch Your Head
The Swarm, for Best Costume Design. Oddest one ever.Blanche
[quote quote=1202902188]Olivia Colman TF. This is all Gaga’s fault thought i rather blame Colman. Had Gaga went Comedy/Musical at the GG, she would have stop Colman Express. Close would have eventually win the CC by her own, then the SAG, and the O
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Why Have Picture And Director Split So Much This Decade?
I'm curious to see how this thread goes but it's clear preferential ballot have a voice in it and hoFairWeatherAffair
[quote quote=1202897308] Why would you give Black Swan Best Picture and Fincher Best Director? And would you have given Best Director to Bigelow if she had been nominated? I 100% would. Her snub was outrageous. Whoops! Sorry about the lat
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How Impactful Is The Preferential Ballot At The Oscars When It Comes Down To It?
I agree.Joe Burns
What's it going to take to get rid of the preferential ballot? I think it needs to be done away with as the winner take all system is used everywhere else. It should just be a consensus on who wins for everything and that's it.
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Driving Miss Daisy Is A Way Better Film Than Green Book
Add me to the Driving Miss Daisy fan club. It's not a great film but it is watchable and I always gJoe Burns
I didn't hate Green Book but I didn't think it was remarkable at all especially compared with Driving Miss Daisy. Oh and I thought Crash was a deserving winner as well.
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Why Does Everyone Hate Frances McDormand's Oscar Win For Three Billboards?
I don't think it's a bad performance but really nothing special, I definitely wouldn't have nominateLarry
People "hating" her Oscar win is just something you made up in your head after probably reading two negative comments about it. She deserved to win that year. That is all.
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Oscar Wins That Upset You The Most
Chiwatel Ejiofor losing Best Actor for 12 Years a Slave. I was pissed.lady_bird
Ronan was my pick on Larson's year. I don't even have Lawrence in my top 5. Mara should have been in the BA. Blanchett, Larson, Mara, Ronan and Theron were my 5 that year. With Blunt, Lawrence, and Rampling as my alternates.
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Best Original Screenplay Winners Stats(2000-2018)/How They Affect The Oscars
I do not follow stats and all that for the most part, but Green Book's win here is perhaps indicativJoe Burns
I think it’s important to note that in your examples above there was generally a clear number two or runner up. The reality for this year was that there were likely 3 in contention at least according to the guilds: GB (Globe
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Hated Oscar Wins That You Defend/Support
I think Art Carney is a very deserving winner for "Harry and Tonto". It was stiff competition for suThatcher
This one: And I will defend it til the end of my life: Shining, glimmering and unique when necessary (“All That Jazz”, “I Can’t Do It Alone”), subtle at the right moments (in the conversation with Roxie at the end o
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How Did Regina Win Without SAG And Bafta Nods?
Passion. Like we said from the beginning. PASSION.EsOS
I've been harsh on Ms. King during Oscar season but I'm truly glad she has an Oscar. She is a gifted actress and was actually supporting. If Beale Street Could Talk was tragically overlooked in many categories so I'm glad she came through.
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Best Director(2000’s And 2010’s): Rankings Of The Winners
1. Martin Scorsese for The Departed 2. Danny Boyle for Slumdog Millionaire 3. Ron Howard for A BeautJayDF
2000’s 1. Joel Coen & Ethan Coen for No Country For Old Men 2. Ang Lee for Brokeback Mountain 3. Roman Polanski for The Pianist 4. Martin Scorsese for The Departed 5. Danny Boyle for Slumdog Millionaire 6. Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker 7. St
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Best Supporting Actress- Are it's Days Of Being The Wildcard Category Over?
I think the Colman/Close situations shows a surprise can pop up anywhere. Are you sure all those yEddy Q
True that Weaver was the frontrunner in 1988, but the reason I lumped Davis in with those wins is that she benefitted from vote-splitting. Weaver had two-way vote splitting between Cusack and her nomination in Leading, and bot
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