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Discussion in 'News' started by Bastieeeh, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. Bastieeeh New Member

    May 31, 2004
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    I guess we all are at least a little bit interested in who won this time - so here you go:

    Best Motion Picture of the Year
    Winner: The Departed (2006) - Graham King
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
    Winner: Forest Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
    Winner: Helen Mirren for The Queen (2006)
    Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
    Winner: Alan Arkin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
    Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
    Winner: Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls (2006)
    Best Achievement in Directing
    Winner: Martin Scorsese for The Departed (2006)

    Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
    Winner: Little Miss Sunshine (2006) - Michael Arndt
    Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
    Winner: The Departed (2006) - William Monahan
    Best Achievement in Cinematography
    Winner: Laberinto del Fauno, El (2006) - Guillermo Navarro
    Best Achievement in Editing
    Winner: The Departed (2006) - Thelma Schoonmaker
    Best Achievement in Art Direction
    Winner: Laberinto del Fauno, El (2006) - Eugenio Caballero, Pilar Revuelta
    Best Achievement in Costume Design
    Winner: Marie Antoinette (2006) - Milena Canonero
    Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
    Winner: Babel (2006) - Gustavo Santaolalla
    Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
    Winner: An Inconvenient Truth (2006) - Melissa Etheridge ("I Need To Wake Up")
    Best Achievement in Makeup
    Winner: Laberinto del Fauno, El (2006) - David Martí, Montse Ribé
    Best Achievement in Sound
    Winner: Dreamgirls (2006) - Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Willie D. Burton
    Best Achievement in Sound Editing
    Winner: Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) - Alan Robert Murray, Bub Asman
    Best Achievement in Visual Effects
    Winner: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) - John Knoll, Hal T. Hickel, Charles Gibson, Allen Hall
    Best Animated Feature Film of the Year
    Winner: Happy Feet (2006) - George Miller
    Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
    Winner: Leben der Anderen, Das (2006)(Germany) - Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
    Best Documentary, Features
    Winner: An Inconvenient Truth (2006) - Davis Guggenheim
    Best Documentary, Short Subjects
    Winner: The Blood of Yingzhou District (2006) - Ruby Yang, Thomas Lennon
    Best Short Film, Animated
    Winner: The Danish Poet (2006) - Torill Kove
    Best Short Film, Live Action
    Winner: West Bank Story (2005) - Ari Sandel

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    Last edited: Feb 26, 2007
  2. jocksteeluk

    jocksteeluk New Member

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    The 13th room on the 13th floor of the 13th buildi
    even though this was a remake of a Japanese original i knew this time Martin Scorsese would finally get his Oscar.
  3. Bastieeeh New Member

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    'The Departed' is based on 'Infernal Affairs' which is in fact a Chinese movie filmed in Hong Kong.
    I was really surprised (in a positive way) to see that Pan's Labyrinth got three Oscars. And Leo will surely get another chance. Whitaker was way better!
  4. mysticjon New Member

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    he doesnt deserve an oscar...

    pshh a remake of movie doesnt deserve on oscar

    its sad that american movie indrustry sucks, the directors have no original ideas, wow and making movie after a comic characters lol...i think directors are intimidated by publicity and how the media would react..if they had an orignal movie...seriously directors nowadays have to please the their viewers..
  5. kakazza New Member

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    Do you even know who Scorsese is? You don't seem to.
  6. Namslas90 New Member

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    Yeah, same as before; the winners are all from movies nobody saw! How many of you have seen all or even half of those movies? I bet it's less than 15%.
  7. ex_reven New Member

    Sep 4, 2006
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    theres not really such thing as an original concept anymore.
    Concepts are borrowed and adapted, thats the way literature, television, music, film, art and other media works...Weve been operating on borrowed ideas and influences for a LONG time now.
  8. Easy Rhino

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    i was surprised departed won best picture. not surprised that martin one for directing however. i was also surprised that alan arkin won for supporting actor when eddie murphey seemed like the favorite. nothing else really surprised me. im in an oscar pool at work and i did ok. i missed best song. i thought one of the dreamgirls songs would have one. other than that it was sort of a bland oscars. ive seen pretty much all the nominated flicks and was happy for the pans labyrinth crew although i thought the movie was overhyped.
    Crunching for Team TPU
  9. TUngsten


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    gotta love it when a heroin snorting grandpa who teaches his granddaughter to do a striptease to "Superfreak" gets an oscar!

    that was a great movie. Scorsese's time had come, too bad it wasn't for a better film. Infernal Affairs was quite good.
  10. demonbrawn

    demonbrawn New Member

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    I just saw the departed this past weekend and I found myself just dying to know when it would finally be over... I hated that movie. Absolutely nothing happened in that 10 hour film until the last 20 minutes or something. What a bore...

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