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Be Prepared, See These Movies in 2009

Since the Oscar Predictions are complete, I thought I would create the  ‘Movies to See Before the 2009 Oscars’ chart. Last year there were 36 different films nominated (not including shorts), which is about typical. So, obviously, the 52 films currently on the list won’t all show up come Oscar season. However, it makes a […]

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The Undefeatable Pixar

It’s just under two months until we find out if Up will have what it takes to make Pixar 3 for 3 in the past three years. Of the eight years that the Animated Feature category has been in existence, a Pixar film has been nominated every year they have had one released and they […]

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2010 Oscars Get a Date

The Oscars will be much later than usual next year than usual. Today, Academy president Sid Ganis announced that the 82nd Academy Awards will air on Sunday, March 7, 2010 – over two weeks later than it aired in 2009. Fewer than 12 months to go…let’s do this thing.

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Everything Old is New Again

Well, 2008 has come and gone and it is that glorious time where I take a shot in the dark and try to predict what the Academy will be liking in 2009. I always enjoy making these predictions, because there is nothing to go on except hunches and a little bit of history. And I […]

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The Oscar Ceremony Review

Well, another year come and gone. I did better on my predictions this year than last year, but not as well as I could have. The few risks that I took didn’t pay off, but I can’t be disappointed. This was one of the better Oscar ceremonies in the past several years. Hugh Jackman did […]

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Film Misery 2009 Final Oscar Predictions!

UPDATE: I will not be live blogging this year, but I will be updating the winners live and keeping track of results. MY SCORE: 17/24 I have not been invested enough in the 2008 film season due to other commitments, so FilmMisery will kick off in full at the beginning of March for the 2009 […]

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In Memoriam: Snubs of 2008

The Oscars didn’t see it fit to nominate any of the following films in any category. However, Film Misery wants to ensure that they are not forgotten. Here are some of the best forgotten films of 2008: Paranoid Park – Gus Van Sant, Gabe Nevins, Christopher Doyle, Rain Li. Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Jason Segel, […]

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2009 Oscar Nominations Announced

Here they are: Best Picture The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Frost/Nixon Milk The Reader Slumdog Millionaire Best Director David Fincher – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Ron Howard – Frost/Nixon Gus Van Sant – Milk Stephen Daldry – The Reader Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire Best Actor in a Leading Role Richard Jenkins […]

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