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Oscars 2014

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by BigDGarciaFan, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. BigDGarciaFan

    BigDGarciaFan Active Member

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    the red carpet is almost over, the show is getting closer. anyone gonna watch?
     
  2. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    Watching, but out of the loop this year....
     
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  3. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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    Great win for Jared Leto. His speech was on point.
     
  4. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    What are the movies/actors with the buzz (didn't get to theatres much this year)?

    I'm really late, I wanted to see American Hustle and Wolf on Wall Street
     
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  5. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  6. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Why is gravity winning all of these awards?

    That movie is very average and I can't believe the hype it's been given.
     
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  7. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Odds McConaughey gets naked and plays the bongos tonight- certain.
     
  8. Achilleslastand

    Achilleslastand Well-Known Member

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    Agreed.....
    Saw it and wondered why it got even any hype at all.
     
  9. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    Just saw it today, horrible movie.
     
  10. arglebargle

    arglebargle Well-Known Member

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    Didn't see it, but my friends who did thought it was slightly above mediocre. Certainly a surprise as far as the non-technical awards...
     
  11. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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    Yay, Brad Pitt finally got an Oscar...as a producer. Still can't believe Leo DiCaprio hasnt one yet. Same with Johnny Depp.
     
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  12. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    McConaghey's speech was great, glad he won. I liked the "Dazed and Confused" ending with "all right, all right" :cool:

    Guess I need to see "Twelve years a Slave" soon...................
     
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  13. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    i'm sure those two will each win one someday.
     
  14. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    Or maybe your taste in movies is average ( I Kids! I Kids!) :)
     
  15. daschoo

    daschoo Slanje Va

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    Di Caprio aye, as was said it's surprising he hasn't already won one, but is Depp not too much of a comedy actor to be in with a genuine shout?
     
  16. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Basketball Diaries really changed my opinion of Leo as an actor and have appreciated his talent ever since. Was Great in Gilbert Grape as well but his performance in"Basketball Diaries" was Oscar worthy in my uninformed opinion. The only thing preventing him from getting academy attention for that movie was how brilliant he was @ such a young age and the average reviews bc it was a very underrated/underappreciated movie at the time of release, etc. Has since gotten the credit it deserved...
     
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  17. daschoo

    daschoo Slanje Va

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    Think it was Blood Diamond I changed my opinion of him.
     
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  18. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    Leo will get one but not so sure about Depp. Leo makes the kind of movies that have Oscar potential, Depp...not so much. Personally, I think Johnny is more talented but making movies like Dark Shadows, Lone Ranger, Pirates, Sweeney Todd, etc etc give him little chance IMO. His best chance so far was in Blow and Public Enemies and they didn't come close.
     
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  19. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    Excellent movie and goes into some depth about the complicated rebel/army (at that minute;)) motives that complicate any stable peace and the introspective justifications of Afrikaners as well. Connolly is probably the most natural beauty of our generation (Raquel Welch)
     
  20. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    The Departed changed my opinion of him. One of the all time best movies IMO.
     
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