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2013 Academy Awards Nominees

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2013 Academy Awards Nominees

Post by SonjaMarie » Fri January 11th, 2013, 3:12 am



The Best Supporting Actor Category, first or what, all of them already have an Oscar, or in De Niro's case, 2.

And a 9 year old Best Actress Nominee, really?! Just seems odd to me.

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Post by Margaret » Fri January 11th, 2013, 5:27 am

Looks like a great battle between Lincoln and Les Mis - both wonderful films. But what happened to Anna Karenina? I thought it was brilliant!
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Post by fljustice » Fri January 11th, 2013, 6:19 pm


And a 9 year old Best Actress Nominee, really?! Just seems odd to me.


If you haven't seen Beasts of the Southern Wild, it might seem strange. She was brilliant, but with a child, you always wonder how much is "acting" and how much is natural. My reaction when I heard, was that she deserved to be on the list, but I always find it cruel when a child is up for an award against adults. Children want things so much more than adults and have more difficulty dealing with disappointment. I always feel so sorry for them sitting in the audience, so hopeful and with so little chance of winning. But, child actors may be more immune to disappointment than other children. Who knows?

I just checked to see if any children have won. Of 20 child actor nominees through the years three have won:
  • Patty Duke, age 16, for the Miracle Worker (1962)
  • Tatum O'Neal, age 10, for Paper Moon (1973)
  • Anna Paquin, age 11, for The Piano (1993)
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Post by Nefret » Fri January 11th, 2013, 7:10 pm

These are my predictions.

Best makeup/ hairstyling- The Hobbit
Best visual effects- The Avengers (I want the Hobbit to win this one too)
Best animated film- Brave

A category that needed to be added:

Best actor performance in a fantasy role- Richard Armitage for The Hobbit.
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Post by Divia » Sat January 12th, 2013, 7:21 pm

I didn't know that Anna Karenina had come out. There wasnt much buzz about it here, but I am in a small city.

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Post by Susan » Sat January 12th, 2013, 8:09 pm

[quote=""Margaret""]Looks like a great battle between Lincoln and Les Mis - both wonderful films.[/quote]

Not sure about this. The best picture trend lately has been toward indie films. I wouldn't count out Silver Linings Playbook. I'd bet on Daniel Day Lewis and Anne Hathaway though.
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