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Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« on: July 21, 2012, 05:50:51 PM »
We haven't ironed out the categories yet, but still.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2012, 06:07:19 PM »
Best Picture
1. A Woman Under the Influence
2. Chinatown
3. The Godfather: Part II
4. The Conversation
5. Alice in the Cities

Best Director
1. Roman Polanski - Chinatown
2. Francis Ford Coppola - The Conversation
3. John Cassavetes - A Women Under the Influence
4. Wim Wenders - Alice in the Cities
5. Bernard Queysanne - Un Homme Qui Dort

Best Actor
1. Gene Hackman - The Conversation
2. Jack Nicholson - Chinatown
3. Al Pacino - The Godfather Part II
4. Elliot Gould - California Split
5. Peter Falk - A Woman Under the Influence

Best Actress
1. Gena Rowlands - A Woman Under the Influence
2. Yella Rottländer - Alice in the Cities
3. Faye Dunaway - Chinatown
4. Ellen Burstyn - Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
5. Valerie Perrine - Lenny

Best Supporting Actor
1. John Huston - Chinatown
2. Robert De Niro - The Godfather Part II
3. Gene Wilder - Blazing Saddles
4. John Cazale - The Godfather Part II
5. Martin Balsam - The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Best Supporting Actress
1. Diane Keaton - The Godfather Part II
2. Madeline Kahn - Blazing Saddles
3. Miou-Miou - Going Places
4. Cloris Leachman - Young Frankenstein
5. The Godfather: Part II - Talia Shire

Original Screenplay
1. Chinatown
2. Blazing Saddles
3. A Women Under the Influence
4. California Split
5. We All Love Each Other So Much

Adapted Screenplay
1. The Godfather Part II
2. Un Homme Qui Dort
3. The Parallax View
4. Lenny
5. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Best Ensemble
1. The Godfather Part II
2. We All Love Each Other So Much
3. California Split
4. Blazing Saddles
5. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Best Non-English Language Film
1. Alice in the Cities
2. Un Homme Qui Dort
3. We All Loved Each Other So Much
4. Kidnapped/Rabid Dogs
5. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Best Documentary
1. Hearts and Minds
2. Animals are Beautiful People

Best Editing
1. The Conversation
2. Godfather Part II
3. The Parallax View
4. Lenny
5. Chinatown

Best Score
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Cinematography
1. Lenny
2. Chinatown
3. The Conversation
4. Electra, My Love
5. Alice in the Cities

Best Art Direction
1. Chinatown
2. Lenny
3. Young Frankenstein
4. Phantom of the Paradise
5. Electra, My Love

Best Scene
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Best Line
1. "You are not the nameless master of the world." - Un Homme Qui Dort
2. Something from Blazing Saddles
3. Something from Blazing Saddles
4. Something from Blazing Saddles
5. Something from Blazing Saddles

To be continued...
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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2012, 06:29:34 PM »
I wouldn't call Falk a supporting actor.

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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2012, 07:54:14 PM »
If I were voting just from memory...

BEST FILM/DIRECTOR

1. Hearts and Minds (Peter Davis)


2. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Tobe Hooper)


3. Vincent, François, Paul and the Others (Claude Sautet)


4. The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola)


5. A Woman under the Influence (John Cassavetes)


BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

1. Chinatown
2. The Conversation
3. A Woman Under the Influence
4. Alice in the Cities
5. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

1. Vincent, François, Paul and the Others
2. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
3. Thieves Like Us
4. Death Wish
5. Lenny

BEST ACTOR

1. Gene Hackman (The Conversation)
2. Warren Oates (Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia)
3. Jack Nicholson (Chinatown)
4. Al Pacino (The Godfather: Part II)
5. Yves Montand (Vincent, François, Paul and the Others)

BEST ACTRESS

1. Gena Rowlands (A Woman Under the Influence)
2. Ellen Burtsyn (Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore)
3. Dominique Labourier (Celine and Julie Go Boating)
4. Juliet Berto (Celine and Julie Go Boating)
5. Shelley Duvall (Thieves Like Us)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

1. Robert DeNiro (The Godfather: Part II)
2. Michel Piccoli (Vincent, François, Paul and the Others)
3. John Cazale (The Godfather: Part II)
4. Serge Reggiani (Vincent, François, Paul and the Others)
5. Ken Takakura (The Yakuza)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

1. Isela Vega (Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia)
2. Diane Ladd (Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore)
3. Faye Dunaway (Chinatown)
4. Talia Shire (The Godfather: Part II)
5. Diane Keaton (The Godfather: Part II)

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST

1. Vincent, François, Paul and the Others
2. The Godfather: Part II
3. Celine and Julie Go Boating
4. Chinatown
5. A Woman Under the Influence

BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGAUGE FILM

1. Vincent, François, Paul and the Others
2. Alice in the Cities
3. The Phantom of Liberty
4. Celine and Julie Go Boating
5. The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Hearts and Minds
2. Animals Are Beautiful People
3. The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner
4.
5.

BEST SHORT FILM

1. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST EDITING

1. Juggernaut
2. The Conversation
3. The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics
4. Alice in the Cities
5. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

BEST SCORE

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

1. The Godfather: Part II
2. The Parallax View
3. Alice in the Cities
4. Chinatown
5. Animals Are Beautiful People

BEST ART DIRECTION

1. The Godfather: Part II
2. Chinatown
3. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
4. Celine and Julie Go Boating
5. The Phantom of Liberty

BEST SCENE

1. Final Mix (The Conversation)
2. Fallon and Partner at Separate Bombs (Juggernaut)
3. Cleaning Up Winslow's Voice (Phantom of the Paradise)
4. Sunrise (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
5. Celine and Julie Go Boating (Nightclub Magic Act)

BEST LINE

1. "When an American cracks up, he opens up the window and shoots up a bunch of strangers. When a Japanese cracks up, he closes the window and kills himself. Everything is in reverse." (The Yakuza)
2. "Nobody loses all the time." (Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia)
3.
4.
5.

Bah.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2012, 09:45:10 PM »
Just a start...

Best Picture
1. The Godfather Part II
2. The Conversation
3. The Traveler
4. Chinatown
5. A Woman Under the Influence

Best Director
1. The Godfather Part II
2. The Conversation
3. The Traveler
4. Chinatown
5. A Woman Under the Influence

Best Actor
1. The Godfather Part II, Al Pacino
2. The Conversation, Gene Hackman
3. Lenny, Dennis Hoffman
4. Chinatown, Jack Nicholson
5. Young Frankenstein, Gene Wilder

Best Actress
1. A Woman Under the Influence, Gena Rowlands
2. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, Bridgette Mira
3. Alice Doesnt Live Here Anymore, Ellen Burstyn
4. Foxy Brown, Pam Grier
5. Chinatown, Faye Dunaway


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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2012, 10:30:16 PM »
Will vote splitting prevent the genius Madeline Kahn from appearing on the nominations ballot?
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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2012, 10:53:03 PM »
Will vote splitting prevent the genius Madeline Kahn from appearing on the nominations ballot?

I was wondering that myself.  She's great in both, but I'd say she deserves it more for Blazing Saddles.

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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2012, 02:37:48 AM »
PICTURE
01. Chinatown
02. The Conversation
03. Blazing Saddles
04. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
05. The Man Who Sleeps
06. The Night Porter
07. Young Frankenstein
08. Himiko
09. A Woman Under the Influence
10. Celine and Julie Go Boating

DIRECTOR
1. Ali:  Fear Eats the Soul - Rainer Werner Fassbinder
2. Chinatown - Roman Polanski
3. The Conversation - Francis Ford Coppola
4. The Night Porter - Liliana Cavani
5. Young Frankenstein - Mel Brooks

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
1. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul - Brigitte Mara
2. Chinatown - Faye Dunnaway
3. Celine and Julie Go Boating - Juliet Berto
4. The Night Porter - Charlotte Rampling
5. A Woman Under the Influence - Gena Rowlands

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
1. The Conversation - Gene Hackman
2. Young Frankenstein - Gene Wilder
3. The Night Porter - Dirk Bogarde
4. The Great Gatsby - Robert Redford
5. Chinatown - Jack Nicholson

ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE
1. Blazing Saddles - Madeline Kahn
2. Young Frankenstein - Teri Garr
3. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore - Diane Ladd
4. The Conversation - Elizabeth McRae
5. The Godfather Part II - Talia Shire

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
1. Chinatown - John Huston
2. The Godfather Part II - John Cazale
3. Young Frankenstein - Marty Feldman
4. Blazing Saddles - Harvey Korman
5. The Godfather Part II - Michael V. Gazzo

ENSEMBLE
1. A Woman Under the Influence
2. Young Frankenstein
3. Chinatown
4. The Conversation
5. Blazing Saddles

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
1. Chinatown
2. Blazing Saddles
3. The Man Who Sleeps
4. The Conversation
5. The Night Porter

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
1. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
2. Young Frankenstein
3. Himiko
4. The Great Gatsby
5. The Godfather Part II

ART DIRECTION
1. Himiko
2. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
3. Chinatown
4. The Night Porter
5. The Towering Inferno

CINEMATOGRAPHY
1. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
2. Chinatown
3. The Conversation
4. The Man Who Sleeps
5. Himiko

FILM EDITING
1. Chinatown
2. The Conversation
3. The Man Who Sleeps
4. The Night Porter
5. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

ORIGINAL SCORE
1. The Conversation
2. The Night Porter
3. The Man Who Sleeps
4. Himiko
5. The Godfather Part II

SOUND
1. The Conversation
2. The Man Who Sleeps
3. The Godfather Part II
4. Chinatown
5. Blazing Saddles

SHORT
1. The Miracle of Flight
2. Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too
3. The Amputee
4. Mr. Frog Went A-Courting
5. It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown

SCENE
1. "I'm Tired" (Blazing Saddles)
2. The Reveal (Chinatown)
3. A Walk in the Garage (The Conversation)
4. Ignoring the New Girl (Ali: Fear Eats the Soul)
5. Getting off the tree (Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too)

LINE
1. "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown." (Chinatown)
2. "Dad, can you stand up for me?" (A Woman Under the Influence)
3. "You are not the nameless master of the world." (The Man Who Sleeps)
4. "Excuse me while I whip this out." (Blazing Saddles)
5. "I know it was you, Fredo. I know it was you and it breaks my heart." (The Godfather Part II)
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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2012, 12:08:30 PM »
Jumping the gun a bit, but these are my expected best picture nominees:









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Re: Retro Filmspots 1974: Personal Ballot
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2012, 02:21:37 AM »
Retro Filmspots 1974 Nominations Ballot

BEST PICTURE
(Please list only the title of the film.)

1. The Parallax View
2. The Conversation
3. Young Frankenstein
4. Chinatown
5. A Woman Under The Influence

BEST DIRECTOR
(Film title only.)

1. The Conversation
2. Chinatown
3. The Parallax View
4. Cockfighter
5. A Woman Under The Influence

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
(Film title only.)

1. Chinatown
2. The Conversation
3. Lacombe Lucien
4. A Woman Under The Influence
5. The Night Porter

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
(Film title only.)

1. The Godfather: Part II
2. Young Frankenstein
3. The Parallax View
4. Cockfighter
5. Un homme qui dort

BEST ACTOR
(Please list the film title followed by the actor's name.)

1. The Parallax View- Warren Beatty
2. Cockfighter- Warren Oates
3. Chinatown- Jack Nicholson
4. The Conversation- Gene Hackman
5. A Woman Under The Influence- Peter Falk

BEST ACTRESS
(Film title and actress's name.)

1. A Woman Under The Influence- Gena Rowlands
2. Chinatown- Faye Dunaway
3. Young Frankenstein- Madeline Kahn
4. The Night Porter- Charlotte Rampling
5. Lenny- Valerie Perrine

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
(Film title and actor's name.)

1. The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3- Robert Shaw
2. Young Frankenstein- Peter Boyle
3. The Parallax View- Hume Cronyn
4. The Godfather: Part II- John Cazale
5. Chinatown- John Huston

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
(Film title and actress's name.)

1. The Godfather: Part II- Diane Keaton
2. The Godfather: Part II- Talia Shire
3. Young Frankenstein- Cloris Leachman
4. The Parallax View- Paula Prentiss
5. Young Frankenstein- Teri Garr

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
(Film title only.)

1. Young Frankenstein
2. The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3
3. The Parallax View
4. The Conversation
5. Chinatown

BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM
(Film title only.)

1. Lacombe Lucien
2. Un homme qui dort

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
(Film title only.)

1. Un homme qui dort
2. The Parallax View
3. Chinatown
4. The Godfather: Part II
5. Young Frankenstein

BEST ART DIRECTION
(Film title only.)

1. Chinatown
2. Young Frankenstein
3. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
4. Un homme qui dort
5. The Night Porter

BEST LINE
(Please list the film title and the line of dialogue.)

1. The Parallax View- "They say a martini is like a woman's breast: one ain't enough and three is too many."
2. Young Frankenstein- "Igor, help me with the bags. Soitenly. You take the blonde, I'll take the one in the turban. "
3. The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3- "I know a million dollars sounds like a lot of money. But just think what you'll get in return. Eighteen sure votes."
4. Chinatown- "I don't blame myself. You see, Mr. Gittes, most people never have to face the fact that at the right time and the right place, they're capable of ANYTHING. " (Noah Cross)
5. The Godfather: Part II- "I knew it was you, [...]. You broke my heart."
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