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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #230 on: February 02, 2010, 12:12:42 PM »
Nobody's listed the technicals yet...

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Avatar (2009): Mauro Fiore
Das weisse Band - Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte (2009): Christian Berger
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009): Bruno Delbonnel
The Hurt Locker (2008): Barry Ackroyd
Inglourious Basterds (2009): Robert Richardson

Best Achievement in Editing
Avatar (2009): Stephen E. Rivkin, John Refoua, James Cameron
District 9 (2009): Julian Clarke
The Hurt Locker (2008): Bob Murawski, Chris Innis
Inglourious Basterds (2009): Sally Menke
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009): Joe Klotz

Best Achievement in Art Direction
Avatar (2009): Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg, Kim Sinclair
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009): David Warren, Anastasia Masaro, Caroline Smith
Nine (2009): John Myhre, Gordon Sim
Sherlock Holmes (2009): Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer
The Young Victoria (2009): Patrice Vermette, Maggie Gray

Best Achievement in Costume Design
Bright Star (2009): Janet Patterson
Coco avant Chanel (2009): Catherine Leterrier
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009): Monique Prudhomme
Nine (2009): Colleen Atwood
The Young Victoria (2009): Sandy Powell

Best Achievement in Makeup
Il divo (2008): Aldo Signoretti, Vittorio Sodano
Star Trek (2009): Barney Burman, Mindy Hall, Joel Harlow
The Young Victoria (2009): John Henry Gordon, Jenny Shircore

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Avatar (2009): James Horner
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009): Alexandre Desplat
The Hurt Locker (2008): Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders
Sherlock Holmes (2009): Hans Zimmer
Up (2009): Michael Giacchino

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
Crazy Heart (2009): T-Bone Burnett, Ryan Bingham("The Weary Kind")
Faubourg 36 (2008): Reinhardt Wagner, Frank Thomas("Loin de Paname")
Nine (2009): Maury Yeston("Take It All")
The Princess and the Frog (2009): Randy Newman("Down in New Orleans")
The Princess and the Frog (2009): Randy Newman("Almost There")

Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Avatar (2009): Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson, Tony Johnson
The Hurt Locker (2008): Paul N.J. Ottosson, Ray Beckett
Inglourious Basterds (2009): Michael Minkler, Tony Lamberti, Mark Ulano
Star Trek (2009): Anna Behlmer, Andy Nelson, Peter J. Devlin
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009): Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Geoffrey Patterson

Best Achievement in Sound Editing
Avatar (2009): Christopher Boyes, Gwendolyn Yates Whittle
The Hurt Locker (2008): Paul N.J. Ottosson
Inglourious Basterds (2009): Wylie Stateman
Star Trek (2009): Mark P. Stoeckinger, Alan Rankin
Up (2009): Michael Silvers, Tom Myers

Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Avatar (2009): Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham, Andy Jones
District 9 (2009): Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, Robert Habros, Matt Aitken
Star Trek (2009): Roger Guyett, Russell Earl, Paul Kavanagh, Burt Dalton

Best Documentary, Features
Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008): Anders ōstergaard, Lise Lense-MÝller
The Cove (2009): Nominees to be determined
Food, Inc. (2008): Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2009): Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith
Which Way Home (2009): Rebecca Cammisa
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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #231 on: February 02, 2010, 12:13:55 PM »
Shocked about Ponyo too.  Curse of Cyrus/Jonas?

Maybe, I'm not sure. Usually Miyazaki's name is good enough for consideration alone, and the movie did get positive reviews almost across the board. It's especially shocking that in a year where they actually nominate five films Ponyo didn't make the cut.

It's a bad year for foreign film noms all-around.  Is White Ribbon's cinematography nomination the only one?

Ponyo is substandard Miyazaki (standard Miyazaki is a very high bar to clear), still it should have been nominated.
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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #232 on: February 02, 2010, 12:14:56 PM »
So odd that Miley can't get a song nomination, also odd that the best song from Princess and the Frog wasn't nominated.

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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #233 on: February 02, 2010, 12:15:47 PM »
Can I just say once again how much I love Harry Potter being nominated for Cinematography? You all can suck it!


Shocked about Ponyo too.  Curse of Cyrus/Jonas?

Maybe, I'm not sure. Usually Miyazaki's name is good enough for consideration alone, and the movie did get positive reviews almost across the board. It's especially shocking that in a year where they actually nominate five films Ponyo didn't make the cut.

It's a bad year for foreign film noms all-around.  Is White Ribbon's cinematography nomination the only one?

Ponyo is substandard Miyazaki (standard Miyazaki is a very high bar to clear), still it should have been nominated.
Shocked about Ponyo too.  Curse of Cyrus/Jonas?

Maybe, I'm not sure. Usually Miyazaki's name is good enough for consideration alone, and the movie did get positive reviews almost across the board. It's especially shocking that in a year where they actually nominate five films Ponyo didn't make the cut.

It's a bad year for foreign film noms all-around.  Is White Ribbon's cinematography nomination the only one?

Ponyo is substandard Miyazaki (standard Miyazaki is a very high bar to clear), still it should have been nominated.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs should have been there over an empirically bad film like Princess and the Frog, but Up will win anyway and that's all that matters. Though the nominations are good for something: they help to highlight certain films, like Secret of Kells that dropped under the radar. I really want to see that movie now.
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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #234 on: February 02, 2010, 12:17:51 PM »
I was SOOO hoping Trannies Too would get zero noms. Oh well, one is ok I guess. I hope it loses though.

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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #235 on: February 02, 2010, 12:18:03 PM »
Nice, the Oscar nominated film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. (sound mixing)
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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #236 on: February 02, 2010, 12:20:44 PM »
1 nomination for Il Divo. The makeup category. I didn't think it would get any nominations, but the fact that it did, but only 1 and in makeup of all categories has me slightly annoyed.

I thoroughly enjoyed Nine. I wouldn't mind seeing it pick up at least one of the nominations it has.
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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #237 on: February 02, 2010, 12:22:02 PM »
Your original post, beginning with "Calling it now," makes it sound like it's your own personal view, not  some sort of conventional wisdom.

I don't think "moving technology forward" is sufficient to deserve best director.  The best director has to produce a complete package, and while I really liked Avatar a lot, it is flawed in terms of the plot.  I haven't seen Hurt Locker so I can't really comment, but your post makes it sound like Bigelow is completely undeserving and is only receiving some sort of affirmative action.  But if Hurt Locker is a better overall movie, I don't see why Best Director would be undeserved.

What makes a director deserving of the statue is subjective, I think Cameron is brilliant both as an innovator/pioneer and as a conventional director.  I think the weaknesses of Avatar are entirely due to a bad script, and a good but not great cast that couldn't salvage it.  I never said Bigelow is "completely undeserving" in fact Hurt Locker is the best film of the year.  But she will win atleast partly because of political considerations, as with Avatar winning BP.    
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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #238 on: February 02, 2010, 12:23:19 PM »
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs should have been there over an empirically bad film like Princess and the Frog, but Up will win anyway and that's all that matters. Though the nominations are good for something: they help to highlight certain films, like Secret of Kells that dropped under the radar. I really want to see that movie now.

Could we avoid stuff like this, has no place in the discussion and only invalidates your opinion and makes you look foolish.

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Re: 2009 Awards That Are Not Filmspots.
« Reply #239 on: February 02, 2010, 12:23:36 PM »
Nice, the Oscar nominated film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. (sound mixing)

I would give it best picture before I would give it a sound award.  That movie raped my ears.
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