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User currently offline102IAHexpress From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 1156 posts, RR: 3
Posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 951 times:

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"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
"Frost/Nixon"
"Milk
"The Reader"
"Slumdog Millionaire"



The whole list is not out yet, but obviously the biggest snub was to WALL-E for not being nominated for best picture.

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User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 923 times:

here's a list

http://www.oscar.com/nominees/?pn=nominees#top



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User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10725 posts, RR: 38
Reply 2, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 916 times:

I am not at all familiar with the Oscars. Could the prize results be rigged?  Confused  Yeah sure


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User currently offlineNzblue From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 637 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 911 times:



Quoting 102IAHexpress (Thread starter):
the biggest snub was to WALL-E for not being nominated for best picture.

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User currently offlineDesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7737 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 907 times:



Quoting 102IAHexpress (Thread starter):
but obviously the biggest snub was to WALL-E for not being nominated for best picture.

IDK, as much as I love WALL-E and as really good as it is, it is difficult for it to stand up in the same company of most of the other best picture nominees. Had the studios not released these last season art/indie flicks then I would say yes WALL-E deserved the nod. It did get nominated for best animated picture, and given the other 2 films will likely win. I think in general animation, or "kids films", are not taken seriously by the academy. Despite the artistry and effort involved in a movie like WALL-E.



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31568 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 892 times:

Slumdog is doing very well most places.Its surprising for the producers too  Smile
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MEL



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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32176 posts, RR: 72
Reply 6, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 891 times:

WALL-E deserves a Best Picture nomination.

It is absolute garbage that the Oscar's created a "Best Animated Film" category, which is essentially answering the question, "Did Pixar or Dreamworks make the better CGI film this year?"



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User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21085 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (5 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 850 times:

I would really like to see Heath Ledger win BSA for The Dark Knight.

-Mir



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