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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-22-09 10:24 PM
Response to Reply #176
178. Yes.
They showed him last year.
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  -*** Official 2009 Academy Awards Thread 2 *** charlie and algernon  Feb-22-09 09:19 PM   #0 
  - Wow!  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 09:20 PM   #1 
  - Okay who is?  stewartcolbert08   Feb-22-09 09:22 PM   #2 
  - He was one of the nominees  bigwillq   Feb-22-09 09:25 PM   #7 
     - I have never seen him before!  stewartcolbert08   Feb-22-09 09:57 PM   #95 
  - The Tom Cruise/Jimmy Kimmel ad was pretty funny.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-22-09 09:23 PM   #3 
  - Cruise looked very handsome there! (And I usually can't get past the whacked.)  WinkyDink   Feb-22-09 09:25 PM   #6 
  - Agreed on both counts!  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:25 PM   #9 
  - I was in the bathroom. Are they talking about editing? nt  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:24 PM   #4 
  - Oh. Action movies. Never mind. nt  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:25 PM   #11 
  - another genre tribute? wtf?  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 09:24 PM   #5 
  - I've been waiting for that. Usually it's on fairly early.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:25 PM   #8 
     - yeah, i sure hope these genre tributes aren't the new thing  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 09:26 PM   #12 
  - If Peter Gabriel doesn't get the song Oscar  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:25 PM   #10 
  - He won't be performing, unfortunately.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:26 PM   #13 
  - But Beyonce could get up there and harp for 10 minutes.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:27 PM   #16 
  - I think he was in the right.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:28 PM   #17 
  - Humph. After Gabriel throwing a hissy fit  Lyric   Feb-22-09 09:29 PM   #22 
     - He's back in?  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:30 PM   #24 
        - He's not performing.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:32 PM   #28 
  - Visual Effects...  Scooter24   Feb-22-09 09:26 PM   #14 
  - Visual effects: Benjamin Button  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:27 PM   #15 
  - so the academy thought a man aging backwards looked more believable  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 09:28 PM   #18 
  - and BOOM goes the dynamite  fishwax   Feb-22-09 09:28 PM   #19 
  - That was great.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:33 PM   #31 
  - totally agree about the genre tributes  lifesbeautifulmagic   Feb-22-09 09:29 PM   #20 
  - Sound editing: Dark Knight  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:29 PM   #21 
  - Finally a category Slumdog or Benjamin Button can't steal.  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:30 PM   #23 
  - I have The Dark Knight.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:31 PM   #25 
     - And I missed!  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:32 PM   #27 
  - Sound mixing: Slumdog Millionaire  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:31 PM   #26 
  - Oh for the love of....  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:32 PM   #29 
  - It won Best Animated Feature.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:33 PM   #32 
  - Not enough I say!  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:34 PM   #35 
     - It was my favorite film of the last year.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:39 PM   #49 
  - So is Milk, sadly.  Lyric   Feb-22-09 09:34 PM   #33 
     - It got Original Screenplay  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:35 PM   #36 
     - yes , and i am also surprised that  lifesbeautifulmagic   Feb-22-09 09:35 PM   # 
     - I like Langella for actor.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:38 PM   #47 
        - This is a HARD year for actor.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:41 PM   #54 
     - Milk isn't the kind of film that gets postproduction awards.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:37 PM   #42 
        - Tell that to "Good Night and Good Luck"!  Lyric   Feb-22-09 09:39 PM   #48 
        - We'll watch 'em side by side sometime.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:42 PM   #56 
           - Oh, I know. I'm just fondling old resentments.  Lyric   Feb-22-09 09:43 PM   #58 
              - Oh, hell. On that one they were just waiting for the whole trilogy to be out  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:45 PM   #62 
              - This LOTR nerd says  Withywindle   Feb-23-09 02:27 AM   #196 
              - I can forgive that, I suppose. (WTF, Ron Howard, that hack)  Withywindle   Feb-23-09 02:18 AM   #194 
        - although it certainly deserved its nomination for editing  fishwax   Feb-22-09 09:40 PM   #53 
           - The Academy seems to go for flash and jump-cuts  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:44 PM   #61 
  - F*ck this, let the other movies get the technical awards  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 09:33 PM   #30 
  - What does it say about the Best Picture category  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:34 PM   #34 
  - it's because there are some movies who will NEVER be nominated for Best Picture  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 09:39 PM   #50 
     - So true. nt  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:48 PM   #69 
  - Slumdog Millionaire for technical? Really?  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:36 PM   #40 
  - Film editing: Slumdog Millionaire  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:35 PM   #37 
  - Me too, just not Slumdog.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:37 PM   #44 
     - Did you see the chase scene through the Mumbai slum?  aaronbees   Feb-22-09 09:46 PM   #65 
  - This is bullshit. nt  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:35 PM   #38 
  - Grr  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 09:35 PM   #39 
  - The underdog that is not an underdog.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:36 PM   #41 
  - Tropic Thunder!!?? HAHA.  Parker CA   Feb-22-09 09:37 PM   #43 
  - They must have taken all their profits  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:38 PM   #46 
  - I guess I shouldn't be surprised. Everyone was saying SDM was going to win  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:37 PM   #45 
  - Definitely takes the anticipation out of things. When the presenters start saying all but,  Parker CA   Feb-22-09 09:40 PM   #51 
  - I'd like to see The Reader or Benjamin Button win.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:40 PM   #52 
     - The Reader gives me the creeps.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:42 PM   #55 
     - I don't think Seth Rogan and Judd Aptow liked it either (hope I spelled the  lifesbeautifulmagic   Feb-22-09 09:46 PM   #64 
        - I still picked Kate Winslet for Best Actress,  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:49 PM   #72 
           - I absolutely adore Kate  lifesbeautifulmagic   Feb-22-09 09:56 PM   #91 
     - Exactly  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 09:44 PM   #60 
  - Slumdog was highly overrated.  bigwillq   Feb-22-09 09:46 PM   #63 
     - Honestly, I'd never even heard of it before the lead up to the Oscars...  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:46 PM   #66 
     - self delete  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:52 PM   #78 
     - It's just a fantasy about poverty, isn't it?  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:47 PM   #67 
     - I totally agree....  gblady   Feb-22-09 09:52 PM   #76 
  - That asshole Jerry Lewis  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:43 PM   #57 
  - Tell that to Jerry's Orphans.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:43 PM   #59 
  - A lot of disability advocates don't like the way he infantilizes  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:48 PM   #68 
     - OFGS, like anyone else is taking up the slack?? HE is preventing MD sufferers from working??  WinkyDink   Feb-22-09 09:50 PM   #73 
        - Some people complain for damned good reasons.  Lyric   Feb-22-09 10:02 PM   #109 
  - And what of them, that you know? Because you must not have heard the part of the $2 BILLION his  WinkyDink   Feb-22-09 09:48 PM   #70 
     - See #68. YMMV. nt  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:49 PM   #71 
     - I don't see the connection between complaints of "workers with him" and "infantalizing."  WinkyDink   Feb-22-09 09:51 PM   #74 
     - That he is contributing to stereotypes that prevent such things.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:52 PM   #77 
  - Button better win for score.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:51 PM   #75 
  - I like Wall-E  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:53 PM   #79 
  - Come on...at least give WALL-E best soundtrack....assholes. nt  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:53 PM   #80 
  - Ok...that's it....I'm going to cut this off....I don't think I can take this anymore.  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 09:54 PM   #83 
  - Sorry.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:55 PM   #84 
  - The music in Wall-E was great!! Slumdog is just running away with this. They should just hang a  Parker CA   Feb-22-09 09:55 PM   #87 
  - Shit is rigged  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 09:54 PM   #81 
  - I'm confused.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:55 PM   #85 
  - Seriously  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 09:56 PM   #88 
  - Best original song: Jai Ho/Slumdog Millionaire  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 10:01 PM   # 
  - For Chrissakes, WallE, Button AND Milk were better.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:55 PM   #86 
  - You know whats coming  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 09:56 PM   #90 
  - WALL-E's score is gorgeous  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 09:57 PM   #92 
  - Gabriel will probably lose song to this as well.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 09:56 PM   #89 
  - I hope not.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:57 PM   #93 
  - The songs from slumdog are just like every other bollywood songs  nytemare   Feb-22-09 10:00 PM   #103 
  - Maybe the two DoucheDog songs will cancel themselves out?  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 10:01 PM   #105 
  - Peter Gabriel and one of the Newman family are not good enough.  Manifestor_of_Light   Feb-22-09 10:07 PM   #132 
  - Throw someone else a bone at least. Make it a contest.  Parker CA   Feb-22-09 09:58 PM   #99 
  - I've missed 5 now!  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 10:02 PM   #110 
  - He did.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 10:02 PM   #115 
  - Check in!  nytemare   Feb-22-09 10:10 PM   #141 
  - Something is definitely wrong here.  IGotAName   Feb-22-09 10:26 PM   #180 
     - That's what I am thinking  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 10:28 PM   #183 
  - Score: Slumdog Millionaire  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 09:54 PM   #82 
  - Who's the girl in the pretty pink dress..? (presenting)  SoCalDem   Feb-22-09 09:57 PM   #94 
     - Alicia Keys  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 09:57 PM   #97 
     - Are you talking about  stewartcolbert08   Feb-22-09 09:58 PM   #98 
        - She looks so grown-up and polished  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 09:58 PM   #100 
        - Yes she is:)  SoCalDem   Feb-22-09 09:58 PM   #101 
  - My official "FUCK YOU OSCARS" COmment for not nominating Bruce Springsteen.  MadBadger   Feb-22-09 09:57 PM   #96 
  - agreed  fishwax   Feb-22-09 10:03 PM   #116 
  - agree! What was up with that?  lifesbeautifulmagic   Feb-22-09 10:04 PM   #120 
  - Well obviously that wouldnt have fit into their cheesy musical number!  MadBadger   Feb-22-09 10:05 PM   #127 
  - Seeing as Slumdog had a lock since day one, why the hell didn't they at least give him a nod?  FVZA_Colonel   Feb-22-09 10:04 PM   #121 
  - agreed.  lavenderdiva   Feb-22-09 10:04 PM   #125 
  - I know. nt  IGotAName   Feb-22-09 10:26 PM   #181 
  - Another fucking boring production number!  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 09:59 PM   #102 
  - again, I agree  merh   Feb-22-09 10:01 PM   #106 
     - They just don't translate to television.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 10:03 PM   #118 
        - Heck, that first "the musical is back" conglomeration  merh   Feb-22-09 10:09 PM   #140 
  - I hope slumdog wins for best song  fishwax   Feb-22-09 10:01 PM   #104 
  - It's all your fault!  nytemare   Feb-22-09 10:02 PM   #111 
  - I'd be happy to take responsibility for that  fishwax   Feb-22-09 10:03 PM   #119 
  - This should be called, "The Slumdog Millionaire Talent and PR Commercial" not the Academy Awards.  Parker CA   Feb-22-09 10:03 PM   #117 
  - Right on.  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 10:04 PM   #124 
  - I'm glad it won.  aaronbees   Feb-22-09 10:06 PM   #130 
  - WTF  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 10:01 PM   #107 
  - I concur. WTF  AbbeyRoad   Feb-22-09 10:04 PM   #122 
  - Check in!  nytemare   Feb-22-09 10:10 PM   #142 
  - Bull ass poopy shit crap.  nytemare   Feb-22-09 10:01 PM   #108 
  - Yeah well, I don't LOVE your stupid movie. nt  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 10:02 PM   #112 
  - Come on, throw something else a bone!  FVZA_Colonel   Feb-22-09 10:02 PM   #113 
  - OK the production number for the 3 songs totally sucked and so did the song  yellowdogintexas   Feb-22-09 10:02 PM   #114 
  - I agree that the production number sucked, but  fishwax   Feb-22-09 10:06 PM   #128 
  - "Jai Ho" is an amazing song  Scooter24   Feb-22-09 10:04 PM   #123 
  - Someone answer me this question about Slumdog Millionaire...  LynneSin   Feb-22-09 10:04 PM   #126 
  - They show the characters in Slumdog  bigwillq   Feb-22-09 10:08 PM   #134 
  - remember when the third Lord of the Rings movie won every single thing it  yellowdogintexas   Feb-22-09 10:08 PM   #137 
  - For what it's worth, it did land best ensemble acting...  aaronbees   Feb-22-09 10:14 PM   #154 
  - "All my life I've had a choice between love and hate... I chose love." A R Rahman  Zuiderelle   Feb-22-09 10:06 PM   #129 
  - Best Foreign Language Film: Departures (Japan)  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 10:07 PM   #131 
  - Me neither.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 10:08 PM   #136 
  - Presenters should act like it's Being John Malkovich. "Slumdog, slumdog slumdog slumdog. Slum Dog."  Parker CA   Feb-22-09 10:07 PM   #133 
  - can we go to a Thread #3?  lavenderdiva   Feb-22-09 10:08 PM   #135 
  - I'm down with it.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 10:13 PM   #150 
  - WHERE IS THE IN MEMORIAM TRIBUTE?  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 10:08 PM   #138 
  - This is it with Queen Latifah. n/t.  Parker CA   Feb-22-09 10:11 PM   #143 
  - now?  MadBadger   Feb-22-09 10:11 PM   #144 
  - Oh. Good. They heard me.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 10:11 PM   #147 
  - Heath gets the most applause, I bet.  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 10:12 PM   #148 
     - Id guess Paul Newman  MadBadger   Feb-22-09 10:14 PM   #152 
     - I didn't even see Heath. Was he in it?  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 10:16 PM   #160 
        - No, he wasnt.  MadBadger   Feb-22-09 10:18 PM   #170 
     - I would have liked more for Paul Scofield and Stan Winston.  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 10:14 PM   #153 
     - Yeah, Paul Scofield, not like he was a master at his craft or anything.  Darth_Kitten   Feb-22-09 10:23 PM   #177 
        - Yeah, that Paul Scofield. What a hack.  leftyclimber   Feb-23-09 12:26 AM   #191 
     - I think they showed Heath last year.  bigwillq   Feb-22-09 10:16 PM   #158 
     - I remember now. I'm getting old!  6000eliot   Feb-22-09 10:17 PM   #164 
     - Did they not include him? I didn't see him.  Parker CA   Feb-22-09 10:16 PM   #159 
     - They did not. nt  Genevieve   Feb-22-09 10:17 PM   #165 
     - No.  bigwillq   Feb-22-09 10:18 PM   #172 
     - No Anita Page?  Adenoid_Hynkel   Feb-23-09 02:20 AM   #195 
  - Anyone know what Will Smith's pendent meant?  zulchzulu   Feb-22-09 10:08 PM   #139 
  - Oh my god she is beautiful  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 10:11 PM   #145 
  - get ready for tears  lifesbeautifulmagic   Feb-22-09 10:11 PM   #146 
  - Paul Newman  Hello_Kitty   Feb-22-09 10:15 PM   #156 
     - yep I teared up over that one too nt  yellowdogintexas   Feb-22-09 10:20 PM   #174 
  - This is nice. Retrospective of people who have died.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-22-09 10:13 PM   #149 
  - I always found this kind of distasteful....  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 10:13 PM   #151 
  - It is kind of like a graduation ceremony  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 10:16 PM   #157 
  - Was Heath Ledger not listed? or did they show him while the camera was zoomed out?  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 10:16 PM   #161 
     - I didn't see him... nt  Phoonzang   Feb-22-09 10:17 PM   #163 
     - that's f*cked up  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 10:20 PM   #175 
        - You're right about Carlin.  bigwillq   Feb-22-09 10:24 PM   #179 
           - ah, i stand corrected then  charlie and algernon   Feb-22-09 10:29 PM   #184 
     - Did he die just before last year's oscars?  nytemare   Feb-22-09 10:23 PM   #176 
        - Yes.  bigwillq   Feb-22-09 10:24 PM   #178 
  - Why are they doing it this way? it's almost impossible to see the names  crispini   Feb-22-09 10:15 PM   #155 
  - Really? I had no trouble.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-22-09 10:17 PM   #162 
  - i agree -- that's one of many production elements that have been off tonight  fishwax   Feb-22-09 10:17 PM   #166 
  - Attempting to be *modern,* i presume.  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 10:18 PM   #169 
  - yeah it's like they forgot that not EVERYONE has a 48 inch TV!  yellowdogintexas   Feb-22-09 10:18 PM   #173 
  - I agree  zulchzulu   Feb-22-09 10:18 PM   #171 
  - ****Lets move to part 3 for the "big 4"****  PBS Poll-435   Feb-22-09 10:17 PM   #167 
  - Part 3 here  leftyclimber   Feb-22-09 10:17 PM   #168 
  - In a suprise move, Slumdog wins Best Actor and Actress!  nytemare   Feb-22-09 10:27 PM   #182 
  - There are way too many ugly people in the audience  sniffa   Feb-22-09 10:30 PM   #185 
  - LMAO  stewartcolbert08   Feb-22-09 10:58 PM   #189 
  - Okay Sophia Loren  stewartcolbert08   Feb-22-09 10:31 PM   #186 
     - I agree...  Scooter24   Feb-22-09 10:33 PM   #187 
     - Almost creepy! Poor thing.  stewartcolbert08   Feb-22-09 10:37 PM   #188 
        - Perhaps, but she has acting chops.  Darth_Kitten   Feb-22-09 11:03 PM   #190 
           - no no! He should have shampooed his hair!  stewartcolbert08   Feb-23-09 12:52 AM   #193 
     - she looked embalmed  Skittles   Feb-23-09 12:46 AM   #192 
 

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