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THE MARQUEE: And the Oscar goes to…

ang-leeWell, that went better than expected: I correctly predicted 19 of the 24 Oscar winners, my best performance ever! I’ll start with a quick rundown of what I missed, and segue expertly into a short recap of the night.

There were no huge surprises as far as my misses are concerned. Documentary short is always a tough call. I went with Open Heart but Innocente won. Production design is another tricky one. I opted for Anna Karenina (thinking this award would go well with costume design, which I was more certain Karenina would take). Lincoln got it instead (it wound up being the film’s only Oscar, except for the expected Daniel Day-Lewis best actor win). Sound editing is the category that probably screwed a lot of people in Vegas this year, as it was declared a tie between Skyfall and Zero Dark Thirty. I don’t even get half marks, as I randomly guessed Life Of Pi (even after having the difference between “sound editing” and “sound mixing” explained to me multiple times, I’m still not entirely sure I know which is which).

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DAILY BULLETIN: Nom nom nom… Analyzing the Academy’s Oscar nominations

2013-oscarsHey everyone. Yesterday’s bulletin was preempted due to my Internet connection being shite (though to be fair I was dead tired anyway so anything I did post would’ve been phoned in). But today I’m back with a vengeance, due to (drum roll please) the Oscar nominations! They were announced this morning, giving bloggers everywhere a chance to weigh in and talk about how dumb the Academy is for picking/not picking the worst/best whatevers…

Anyway, before I put my two cents in, why bother listing everything here when I can just do this: the nominees are…

(Hopefully at this point you’ve clicked the link above for the full list.)

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Slandering Others Anonymously Podcast Episode #30

On this episode, Mike delves into a cinematic hodgepodge that includes horror, historical drama, epic adventure and documentary.

Listen to or download the show below, and click “read more of this post” to view a complete breakdown of the topics discussed in this episode.

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