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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2014, 01:02:48 PM »
Pix, be sure to lose Jared's ballot! Can't have any of that crap clogging up the works.
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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2014, 01:11:11 PM »
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Hey, Pixote. Since I've only seen 14 films this year, can I vote in some categories for the film I think deserves it the most? This may not sound completely fair, but I would be reasonable. If not, that's fine. Just let me know.

Yeah, that's totally cool. I'll be doing the same thing myself. You can even leave gaps in your ballot, if there's a nominee you want to give a little love to but know there are probably better nominees out there. So my ballot for Best Surprise might look something like this:

Best Surprise

1.
2. Girl Walk // All Day
3.
4.
5. This Is the End

Thought I'd repost this here, since a lot of people seem to be in the same boat this year.

By the way, I haven't actually seen Girl Walk // All Day. I'm just a habitual liar.

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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2014, 01:18:15 PM »
A short list of movies I still need to see...

Upstream Color
Leviathan
The Wolf of Wall Street
Stray Dogs
American Hustle
Catching Fire
Faust
The Past
Closed Curtain
Computer Chess
Europa Report
Enough Said
The Wind Rises
Blue Jasmine
A Touch of Sin
Blue is the Warmest Color
The Great Beauty
I Am Divine
Short Term 12
I'm So Excited
The Dance of Reality
Before Midnight
Fruitvale Station
Mekong Hotel
Blancanieves
The Look of Love
Tabu
Night Across the Street
Captain Phillips
Like Someone in Love (although I thought this was 2012)

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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2014, 01:37:06 PM »
Like Someone in Love is a film for all years! Pretty sure it didn't get nominated for anything last year so it would be eligible this year. Although, with no home video release in sight, it probably also wouldn't win anything.  :-\

You should definitely watch Upstream Color.

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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2014, 01:54:32 PM »
I seem to be really light on Docs and Animated films, two categories I usually am not. But alas, I've already sent in my ballot. About the only ones I could catch up on would be Monsters U and Planes anyway...
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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2014, 03:25:27 PM »
Feel like my honest nominations ballot is so generic, probably ought to shake it up cabal style.

EDIT: CINECAST! it, I just did an honest ballot with my faves. Here's what it looks like, though I may toy around with some spots over the next day or two.

Filmspots 2013 Nominations Ballot

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

1. Spring Breakers
2. Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki
3. Inside Llewyn Davis
4. Her
5. Drug War

BEST DIRECTOR
(Film title only.)

1. Spring Breakers
2. Pain & Gain
3. Her
4. Inside Llewyn Davis
5. Twixt

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
(Film title only.)

1. Inside Llewyn Davis
2. Nebraska
3. Her
4. Computer Chess
5. Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
(Film title only.)

1. Pain & Gain
2. Journey To The West: Conquering The Demons
3. The Spectacular Now
4. August: Osage County
5. Before Midnight

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

1. Her - Joaquin Phoenix
2. Inside Llewyn Davis - Oscar Issac
3. Nebraska - Bruce Dern
4. The Wolf Of Wall Street - Leoonardo DiCaprio
5. The Spectacular Now - Miles Teller

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

1. Blue Jasmine - Cate Blanchett
2. Frances Ha - Greta Gerwig
3. Like Someone in Love - Rin Takanashi
4. The Spectacular Now - Shailene Woodley
5. Blue Is the Warmest Color - Adèle Exarchopoulos

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

1. Spring Breakers - James Franco
2. Pain & Gain - Dwayne Johnson
3. 12 Years a Slave - Michael Fassbender
4. Captain Phillips - Barkhad Abdi
5. Blue Jasmine - Bobby Cannavale

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

1. Blue Jasmine - Sally Hawkins
2. Her - Scarlett Johansson
3. Short Term 12 - Kaitlyn Dever
4. Nebraska - June Squibb
5. Her - Amy Adams

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
(Film title only.)

1. Blue Jasmine
2. Pain & Gain
3. Pacific Rim
4. Nebraska
5. Mud

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

1. Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki
2. Beyond The Hills
3. Drug War
4. Only God Forgives
5. The Grandmaster

BEST ANIMATED FILM
(Film title only.)

1. Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki
2. Frozen
3. My Little Pony: Equestria Girls
4. From Up On Poppy Hill
5. Monsters University

BEST DOCUMENTARY
(Film title only.)

1. Stories We Tell
2. Room 237
3. Leviathan
4. Blackfish
5. The Act Of Schilling

BEST EDITING
(Film title only.)

1. Stoker
2. Spring Breakers
3. To The Wonder
4. Her
5. The World's End

BEST SOUND
(Film title only.)

1. Rush
2. Upstream Color
3. Gravity
4. Stoker
5. Pacific Rim

BEST SCORE
(Film title only.)

1. Spring Breakers
2. Pain & Gain
3. Only God Forgives
4. Upstream Color
5. The Grandmaster

BEST SOUNDTRACK
(Film title only.)

1. Spring Breakers
2. Frozen
3. Inside Llewyn Davis
4. Frances Ha
5. 12 Years A Slave

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
(Film title only.)

1. Spring Breakers
2. Pain & Gain
3. The Bling Ring
4. Inside Llewyn Davis
5. Computer Chess

BEST ART DIRECTION
(Film title only.)

1. Spring Breakers
2. Twixt
3. Computer Chess
4. Her
5. Pain & Gain

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
(Film title only.)

1. Pacific Rim
2. The Great Gatsby
3. Gravity
4. Rush
5. Iron Man 3

BEST SURPRISE
(Film title only.)

1. Pain & Gain
2. Twixt
3. This Is The End
4. Blue Jasmine
5. All Is Lost

BEST DEBUT FEATURE
(Film title only.)

1. Fruitvale Station
2. The Kings Of Summer
3. This Is The End
4.
5.

BEST SCENE (DRAMATIC)
(Please list the film title and the scene description, matching the wording in the FYC thread.)

1. Spring Breakers - "Everything" Montage
2. 12 Years A Slave - The Almost Hanging
3. Short Term 12 - The Octopus And The Shark
4. Captain Phillips - Final Scene
5. Drug War - The Final Shootout

BEST SCENE (COMEDIC)
(Please list the film title and the scene description, matching the wording in the FYC thread.)

1. Spring Breakers - "Everything" Montage
2. The World's End - Bathroom Brawl
3. This Is The End - Michael Cera And Rihanna
4. The Comedy - Church
5. Blue Jasmine - Introducing Chili And His Friend At The Pier

BEST SHOT
(Please list the film title and the shot description, matching the wording in the FYC thread.)

1. Spring Breakers - Robbery From The Car
2. Spring Breakers - Stained Glass Church Windows
3. Spring Breakers - "Seems Like A Dream"
4. The Bling Ring - Robbing Audrina's
5. Stoker - Hair Brushing/Long Grass Transition


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

1. Nebraska - "I ain't fiddlin' with no cow titties, I'm a city girl!"
2. Spring Breakers - "Look At My Shit!"
3. Spring Breakers - "Spring Break Forever"
4. Pain & Gain - "I don't just want everything you have. I want you to not have it."
5. Pain & Gain - "I'm hot! I'm big!"
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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2014, 12:34:33 AM »
I still wanted to see all these, but I doubt I will before forming my top ten, and certainly not before Oscars/Filmspots:

12 Years A Slave
The Act of Killing
American Hustle
Beyond the Hills
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Blue Jasmine
Captain Phillips
The Counselor
Dallas Buyers Club
Enemy
Enough Said
Frances Ha
Frozen
Fruitvale Station
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Leviathan
Like Someone in Love
Much Ado about Nothing
Nebraska
Only God Forgives
Philomena
The Place Beyond the Pines
Prince Avalanche
Prisoners
Rush
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Short Term 12
Side Effects
The Spectacular Now
Spring Breakers
Stoker
Stories We Tell
This Is the End
To The Wonder
Trance
Upstream Color
The Wind Rises
The Wolf of Wall Street
The World's End

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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2014, 10:11:03 AM »
Traveling for a few days. Taking my laptop specifically so I can fill out my nomination ballot. Was gonna leave it at home until I remembered ballots are due tomorrow. #dedication

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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2014, 08:02:43 PM »
Filmspots 2013 Nominations Ballot

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

1. Room 237
2. World War Z
3. Jack Reacher
4. Star Trek: Into Darkness
5. Captain Philips

BEST DIRECTOR
(Film title only.)

1. Jack Reacher
2. A Late Quartet
3. Prisoners
4. All Is Lost
5. Snitch

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
(Film title only.)

1. Prisoners
2. Mud
3. A Late Quartet
4. All Is Lost
5.

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
(Film title only.)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

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

1. Captain Philips, Tom Hanks
2. The Wolf of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio
3. The Great Gatsby, Leonardo DiCaprio
4. Jack Reacher, Tom Cruise
5.

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

1. Blue Jasmine, Cate Blanchett
2.
3.
4.
5. The East, Brit Marling

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

1. The East, Alexander Skarsgård
2. Snitch, Barry Pepper
3. A Late Quartet, Mark Ivanir
4. Prisoners, Jake Gyllenhaal
5. Jack Reacher, Robert Duvall

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

1. Mud, Reese Witherspoon
2. The Great Gatsby, Carey Mulligan
3. Jack Reacher, Rosamund Pike
4.
5.

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
(Film title only.)

1. A Late Quartet
2. Dallas Buyers Club
3. The East
4. Pain and Gain
5. The Great Gatsby

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

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST ANIMATED FILM
(Film title only.)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST DOCUMENTARY
(Film title only.)

1. Room 237
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST EDITING
(Film title only.)

1. Room 237
2. Prisoners
3.
4.
5.

BEST SOUND
(Film title only.)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST SCORE
(Film title only.)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST SOUNDTRACK
(Film title only.)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
(Film title only.)

1. The Counselor
2. Prisoners
3.
4.
5.

BEST ART DIRECTION
(Film title only.)

1. Star Trek: Into Darkness
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
(Film title only.)

1. The Counselor
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST SURPRISE
(Film title only.)

1. World War Z
2.
3.
4.
5. 

BEST DEBUT FEATURE
(Film title only.)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

BEST SCENE (DRAMATIC)
(Please list the film title and the scene description, matching the wording in the FYC thread.)

1. Captain Phillips - Final Scene
2. The Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort's Speech (quits and changes his mind)
3.
4.
5.

BEST SCENE (COMEDIC)
(Please list the film title and the scene description, matching the wording in the FYC thread.)

1. The Wolf of Wall Street - Matthew McConaughey questions Jordon Belfort about how often he jerks off.
2. The Wolf of Wall Street - Jordan and the gang at a diner (assembling the team)
3.
4.
5.

BEST SHOT
(Please list the film title and the shot description, matching the wording in the FYC thread.)

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.


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

1. Jack Reacher - "There're three things cops never do: they don't vote Democrat, they don't drive Cadillacs, and they never use personal vehicles."
2.
3.
4.
5.

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Re: Filmspots 2013
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2014, 08:39:55 PM »
I wonder how different the results would be if you could sacrifice positive votes for negative (eg, forego submitting a #4 and #5 in a category to cast a -3 points against a film you couldn't stand in that category).
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