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Posted: 2/27/2005 3:47:19 AM
Anyone got inside info on who will win the awards. I took Ray for Best Picture, only because it's at 50 to 1 odds. Aviator is the heavy fav but i'm not gonna eat chalk for an awards show. What about Eastwood for best actor, also 50 to 1 odds. Apparently neverland doesn't stand a chance 180 to 1 odds. I think Ray could suprise some people, the other movies weren't any better and according to the a poll i read most people want Ray to win.
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Posted: 2/27/2005 4:50:22 AM
dude...y dont u just send the money u bet on ray to me its just as good...haha nah i wish u good luck but theres no way in hell it wins...hell it wont be in the top 3...million dollar baby will win, then aviator, then sideways....sideways actually has the only slim chance to suprise but that wont happen....i would lay whatever chalk necessary to bet jamie foxx...he has it locked up no way he doesnt win. In a perfect world Clive Owen would win best supporting actor but he wont it will be freeman. Blanchett will probably win supporting actress that natalie portman deserves, and so does virginia madsen. Swank has it locked for best actress and im guessing they give scorsese his first oscar. so here are my picks...Ill lay whatever chalk necessary  
 
Foxx  
Swank  
Freeman  
Blanchett  
Million Dollar Baby  
Martin Scorsese
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Posted: 2/27/2005 4:59:02 AM
I'm not banking on Ray just something to make it interesting.What about best animated feature, i can get shark tale at 100 to 1
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Posted: 2/27/2005 5:18:05 AM
That overhyped sack of crap about the womens boxing doesnt deserve to win garbage. why should it win? because she dies at the end and clint eastwood cries? gimme a f'n break. Scorcese makes great flick after great flick , he deserves a best picture and best director oscar this year
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Posted: 2/27/2005 12:49:37 PM
scorcese is 5 to 7  
im thinking of taking him
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Posted: 2/27/2005 4:58:05 PM
I put 10$ on Sophie Okonedo at +1200. I think it's worth a shot, since Don Cheadle is being nominated for Best Actor and he's been getting a lot of love from the media, if not hype. With everyone already giving Best Actor to Jamie Foxx, Oscar voters may be sympathetic to Cheadle, and do what they feel is the next best thing- vote for his costar.
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Posted: 2/27/2005 7:19:15 PM
This is great...My wife always gives me hell about watching sports and gambling. Now I can "spend quality time" with the wife all the while maintaining my degenerate ways. Hell, I might even get laid tonight.  
 
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Posted: 2/27/2005 7:34:00 PM
I'm down on an upset for Virginia Madsen. +380 is too good to resist.
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Posted: 2/27/2005 8:12:56 PM
Aviator  
Foxx  
Swank  
Scorcese  
Freeman  
Blanchett (Did not see any movies except Sideways-Madsen was really good but not enough throughout, Thomas Haden Church should get it if Freeman gets stung)  
 
Mud, I like the price you got on Leo!  
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Posted: 2/28/2005 2:03:32 AM
what a load of crap...
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Posted: 2/28/2005 2:27:12 AM
Maybe some profit, thanks to Million Dollar Baby
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Posted: 2/28/2005 11:07:43 AM
Clint Eastwood sucks. Scorcese is much better. 7 nominations and still no Oscar. Must be a joke.
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Posted: 2/28/2005 11:10:39 AM
Million Dollar Baby has to be one of the worst movies that ever got best picture. Anyway, 2004 was a horrible year for movies and so is the outcome.
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Posted: 2/28/2005 11:42:23 AM
Million Dollar Baby was an excellent movie.  
 
for Hilary Swank to play the role of a female boxer, getting beat up in the ring like that, then to play the part of a quadraplegic, in the same movie no less, is truly outstanding. That's why this movie deserved all the awards it got. A great story, from rags to riches to being paralyzed then death.  
 
Just glad there was no shitty movie like LOTR this year. Hopefully they'll stop making that garbage.
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Posted: 2/28/2005 11:48:28 AM
Too bad no one will remember that movie in a few years  
 
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Posted: 2/28/2005 12:00:18 PM
How do you know more than most people Term?
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Posted: 2/28/2005 12:22:24 PM
Thanks for giving away the ending to Million Dollar Baby.  
 
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Posted: 2/28/2005 12:57:19 PM
 
Clint Eastwood sucks.  
 
Dude - what are you even talking about?  
 
 
You pipe in about flicks all the time here and your opinions are enough to make a real fan gag and twitch. You seem to only appreciate your film going experiences with a movie that cost $200 million to make.  
 
Scorcese is much better. Okay, sure (is he though? much better?) but to give an Oscar to The Aviator after shafting him on all of his previous efforts? What an insult that would have been.  
 
"Million Dollar Baby has to be one of the worst movies that ever got best picture . . . Too bad no one will remember that movie in a few years."  
 
I know movies are a very personal experience and this forum is a place to share those experiences and opinions, but this is one sad excuse for a movie critic.  
 
"Anyway, 2004 was a horrible year for movies and so is the outcome."  
 
While the intentions of this statement might have some merit, 2004 was still very much just another year in Hollywood.  
 
 
 
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Posted: 2/28/2005 2:06:17 PM
Mudcat, . You add the relationship with her family and what they did to her, at least twice in the film, was very sad and a just a small slice of what can and does happen in the real world. It was a film that will always be a classic.  
 
 
 
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Posted: 2/28/2005 2:08:24 PM
76th Annual Best Picture Nominations:  
 
 
"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)  
A Wingnut Films Production  
Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, Producers  
 
"Lost in Translation" (Focus Features)  
An American Zoetrope/Elemental Films Production  
Ross Katz and Sofia Coppola, Producers  
 
"Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" (20th Century Fox)  
A 20th Century Fox and Universal Pictures and Miramax Films Production  
Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., Peter Weir and Duncan Henderson, Producers  
 
"Mystic River" (Warner Bros.)  
A Warner Bros. Pictures Production  
Robert Lorenz, Judie G. Hoyt and Clint Eastwood, Producers  
 
"Seabiscuit" (Universal/DreamWorks/Spyglass)  
A Universal Pictures/DreamWorks Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment Production  
Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Gary Ross, Producers  
 
 
75th Academy Best Picture Nominations:  
 
 
"Chicago" (Miramax)  
A Producer Circle Co., Zadan/Meron Production  
Martin Richards, Producer  
 
"Gangs of New York" (Miramax)  
An Alberto Grimaldi Production  
Alberto Grimaldi and Harvey Weinstein, Producers  
 
"The Hours" (Paramount and Miramax)  
A Scott Rudin/Robert Fox Production  
Scott Rudin and Robert Fox, Producers  
 
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" (New Line)  
A New Line Cinema and Wingnut Films  
Production  
Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh and Peter Jackson, Producers  
 
"The Pianist" (Focus Features)  
An R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runtime LTD. Production  
 
 
74th Academy Best Picture Nominations:  
 
"A Beautiful Mind"  
A Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment Production  
Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, Producers  
 
"Gosford Park"  
A Sandcastle 5 in association with Chicagofilms and Medusa Film Production  
Robert Altman, Bob Balaban and David Levy, Producers  
 
"In the Bedroom"  
A Good Machine/GreeneStreet Production  
Graham Leader, Ross Katz and Todd Field, Producers  
 
"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring"  
A New Line Cinema and Wingnut Films Production  
Nominees to be determined  
 
"Moulin Rouge"  
A 20th Century Fox Production  
Martin Brown, Baz Luhrmann and Fred Baron, Producers  
 
 
 
73rd:  
 
Chocolat  
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon  
Erin Brockovich  
Gladiator  
Traffic  
 
 
72nd:  
 
AMERICAN BEAUTY (DreamWorks)  
A Jinks/Cohen Company Production  
Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks, Producers  
 
THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (Miramax)  
A FilmColony Production  
Richard N. Gladstein, Producer  
 
THE GREEN MILE (Warner Bros.)  
A Castle Rock Pictures, Inc. Production  
David Valdes and Frank Darabont, Producers  
 
THE INSIDER (Buena Vista)  
A Touchstone Pictures Production  
Michael Mann and Pieter Jan Brugge, Producers  
 
 
THE SIXTH SENSE (Buena Vista)  
A Hollywood Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment Production  
Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy and Barry Mendel, Producers  
 
 
 
 
 
 
For those that care.  
 
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