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Yea, yea, yea….the 219th Annual Academy Awards are this Sunday but as far as I’m concerned, the Academy can suck it. And suck it hard. And they can engage in this sucking due to the FIVE, count em, FIVE gigantic snubs they muddled this year.
5) Just Go With It
Sure. Adam Sandler movies are for the most part these days, utter compost, but honestly…..watch this clip/remix of the scene where Brooklyn Decker comes wading out of the ocean and tell me it doesn’t deserve SOME kind of award. I’ve already given it countless accolades. None of which I can mention here.
I have been waiting for Gwyneth Paltrow to die a horrible death for years now and finally, FINALLY a movie comes along and delivers just that. Remember all the billboards and bus stop ads for this movie? Depicting a sick and suffering Gwyneth Paltrow? No wonder it was the #1 movie in the world opening weekend and made more than double what it cost to produce. Hope you were taking notes Hollywood.
No comedic musings here. Drive was in my professional personal opinion, THE movie of 2011. Hey Hollywood, give me more of this, and I might actually feel bad about sneaking into movies. Drive was flat-out AWESOME and deserved more than just a nomination for Sound Editing. I mean, Ryan Gosling smashed a guy in the face with a hammer…IN A STRIP CLUB no less. What more do YOU PEOPLE want?
2) Hobo With a Shotgun
If the Academy gave out Oscars for Best Film Title, Hobo With a Shotgun would assuredly be a winner. But they don’t. So it’s not. Much like Human Centipede, Hobo With a Shotgun delivers on what it promises. I dunno if Rutger Hauer deserved a Best Actor nod but somehow, some way, this movie should have an Oscar.
TRAILER IS UNRATED, NOT SUITABLE FOR WORK for gore, language and murder.
1) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
From Sorcerer’s Stone to Deathly Hallows part II, the Harry Potter film franchise on world-wide box office receipts alone has made somewhere in the ballpark of $7.8 BILLION DOLLARS. Let me repeat that. $7.8 BILLLLLLLLLLLLLLION DOLLARS. That’s not counting cable deals, DVD and merchandising sales. All 8 movies rank in the top 35 all time for highest grossing films. The Harry Potter franchise single-handedly saved one of the biggest movie studios in the biz in Warner Brothers. Even in the hardest domestic economic times since the Great Depression, Harry and company STILL had people shelling out 10 bucks to go to the theatre. And when it came time for the epic franchise to end, (with a pretty damn decent movie too by the way), the Academy couldn’t even be bothered to give it a NOMINATION for Best Film? 9 other films got nominated this year. War Horse with Sarah Jessica Parker? That huge steaming pile of pandering racist shat that was the Help? Extremely Loud and Incredibly Boring also got a nod? But not the film franchise that kept Hollywood relevant and financially solvent for the past decade? I call shenanigans. Hope you elitist bitches are happy. You’ll totally deserve it when the ratings come out and show this to be the lowest rated Oscars telecast of all time. But then again, you won’t care because it’s obvious you people hate money.