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Poll #1143360 oscarnoms

Which of these 2008 Oscar-nominated films did you see?

Atonement (2007)
1(2.3%)
Juno (2007)
2(4.5%)
Michael Clayton (2007)
0(0.0%)
No Country for Old Men (2007)
2(4.5%)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
0(0.0%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
0(0.0%)
None
6(13.6%)

Which of these directors SHOULD win for Best Achievement in Directing?

Paul Thomas Anderson for There Will Be Blood
10(30.3%)
Joel & Ethan Coen for No Country for Old Men
18(54.5%)
Tony Gilroy for Michael Clayton
1(3.0%)
Jason Reitman for Juno
1(3.0%)
Julian Schnabel for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
3(9.1%)

Which of these directors WILL win for Best Achievement in Directing?

Paul Thomas Anderson for There Will Be Blood
7(21.2%)
Joel & Ethan Coen for No Country for Old Men
23(69.7%)
Tony Gilroy for Michael Clayton
1(3.0%)
Jason Reitman for Juno
1(3.0%)
Julian Schnabel for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
1(3.0%)

Which film SHOULD be chosen as Best Motion Picture of the Year?

Atonement
4(11.4%)
Juno
7(20.0%)
Michael Clayton
2(5.7%)
No Country for Old Men
15(42.9%)
There Will Be Blood
7(20.0%)

Which film WILL be chosen as Best Motion Picture of the Year?

Atonement
2(5.9%)
Juno
3(8.8%)
Michael Clayton
0(0.0%)
No Country for Old Men
23(67.6%)
There Will Be Blood
6(17.6%)

Did you watch The Independent Spirit Awards broadcast?

Yes
3(7.5%)
No
37(92.5%)

Will you watch the Academy Awards broadcast?

Yes
24(58.5%)
No
17(41.5%)

Poll #1139682 oscars

Which of these 2008 Oscar-nominated films did you see?

The Golden Compass (2007)
1(2.1%)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
2(4.2%)
Transformers (2007)
1(2.1%)
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
0(0.0%)
Atonement (2007)
0(0.0%)
No Country For Old Men (2007)
2(4.2%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
0(0.0%)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
0(0.0%)
None
5(10.4%)

Which of these films SHOULD win for best achievement in visual effects?

The Golden Compass
11(27.5%)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
10(25.0%)
Transformers
19(47.5%)

Which of these films WILL win for best achievement in visual effects?

The Golden Compass
6(15.8%)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
19(50.0%)
Transformers
13(34.2%)

Which of these films SHOULD win for best achievement in cinematography?

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
5(16.7%)
Atonement
11(36.7%)
No Country For Old Men
12(40.0%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
1(3.3%)
There Will Be Blood
1(3.3%)

Which of these films WILL win for best achievement in cinematography?

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
3(10.0%)
Atonement
8(26.7%)
No Country For Old Men
13(43.3%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
0(0.0%)
There Will Be Blood
6(20.0%)


Visual effects credits:
The Golden Compass (2007): Michael L. Fink, Bill Westenhofer, Ben Morris, Trevor Wood
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007): John Knoll, Hal T. Hickel, Charlie Gibson, John Frazier
Transformers (2007): Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Russell Earl, John Frazier

Cinematographer credits:
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007): Roger Deakins
Atonement (2007): Seamus McGarvey
No Country for Old Men (2007): Roger Deakins
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007): Janusz Kaminski
There Will Be Blood (2007): Robert Elswit


Which of these 2008 Independent Spirit Award-nominated films did you see?

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
0(0.0%)
I'm Not There (2007)
0(0.0%)
Juno (2007)
8(28.6%)
A Mighty Heart (2007)
0(0.0%)
Paranoid Park (2007)
0(0.0%)
The Savages (2007)
0(0.0%)
None
12(42.9%)

Who SHOULD win the best director award?

Todd Haynes : I'm Not There
3(25.0%)
Tamara Jenkins : The Savages
0(0.0%)
Jason Reitman : Juno
3(25.0%)
Julian Schnabel : The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4(33.3%)
Gus Van Sant : Paranoid Park
2(16.7%)

Who WILL win the best director award?

Todd Haynes : I'm Not There
1(8.3%)
Tamara Jenkins : The Savages
0(0.0%)
Jason Reitman : Juno
4(33.3%)
Julian Schnabel : The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
7(58.3%)
Gus Van Sant : Paranoid Park
0(0.0%)

Which film SHOULD win best feature?

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
3(25.0%)
I'm Not There
4(33.3%)
Juno
4(33.3%)
A Mighty Heart
0(0.0%)
Paranoid Park
1(8.3%)

Which film WILL win best feature?

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
3(23.1%)
I'm Not There
3(23.1%)
Juno
7(53.8%)
A Mighty Heart
0(0.0%)
Paranoid Park
0(0.0%)


Which of these 2008 Independent Spirit Award-nominated films did you see?

Which of these films SHOULD win for best first feature?

2 Days in Paris
2(28.6%)
Great World of Sound
0(0.0%)
The Lookout
4(57.1%)
Rocket Science
1(14.3%)
Vanaja
0(0.0%)

Which of these films WILL win for best first feature?

2 Days in Paris
2(33.3%)
Great World of Sound
0(0.0%)
The Lookout
2(33.3%)
Rocket Science
2(33.3%)
Vanaja
0(0.0%)

Which of these films SHOULD win for best first screenplay?

Broken English
0(0.0%)
Rocket Science
1(9.1%)
Juno
6(54.5%)
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
4(36.4%)
A Mighty Heart
0(0.0%)

Which of these films SHOULD win for best first screenplay?

Broken English
0(0.0%)
Rocket Science
0(0.0%)
Juno
9(81.8%)
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
2(18.2%)
A Mighty Heart
0(0.0%)


The last bracket should be who you think WILL win the award... intense brain fart...

Writing credits:
Rocket Science - Jeffrey Blitz
Broken English - Zoe Cassavetes
Juno - Diablo Cody
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
A Mighty Heart - John Orloff



Poll #1137580 spirit awards doc

Which one of these films SHOULD win for best screenplay?

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly : Ronald Harwood
4(44.4%)
The Savages : Tamara Jenkins
2(22.2%)
Starting Out in the Evening : Fred Parnes & Andrew Wagner
0(0.0%)
Waitress : Adrienne Shelly
3(33.3%)
Year of the Dog : Mike White
0(0.0%)

Which one of these films WILL win for best screenplay?

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly : Ronald Harwood
8(80.0%)
The Savages : Tamara Jenkins
0(0.0%)
Starting Out in the Evening : Fred Parnes & Andrew Wagner
1(10.0%)
Waitress : Adrienne Shelly
1(10.0%)
Year of the Dog : Mike White
0(0.0%)

Which one of these films SHOULD win for best documentary?

Crazy Love
1(25.0%)
Lake of Fire
2(50.0%)
Manufactured Landscapes
0(0.0%)
The Monastery
0(0.0%)
The Prisoner Or: How I Planned To Kill Tony Blair
1(25.0%)

Which one of these films WILL win for best documentary?

Crazy Love
1(20.0%)
Lake of Fire
3(60.0%)
Manufactured Landscapes
1(20.0%)
The Monastery
0(0.0%)
The Prisoner Or: How I Planned To Kill Tony Blair
0(0.0%)


'08 Nominees
Wikipedia



Poll #1137061 spirit awards

Which of these 2008 Independent Spirit Award-nominated films did you see?

4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 3 Days (2007) (Romania)
0(0.0%)
The Band's Visit (2007) (Israel)
0(0.0%)
Lady Chatterley (2006) (France)
0(0.0%)
Once (2006) (Ireland)
4(15.4%)
Persepolis (2007) (France)
1(3.8%)
The Savages (USA) (2007)
0(0.0%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) (France)
0(0.0%)
Vanaja (2006) (India)
0(0.0%)
Youth Without Youth (2007) (USA)
0(0.0%)
Lust, Caution (2007) (USA/China)
1(3.8%)
None
14(53.8%)

Which of these foreign films SHOULD win?

4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 3 Days
7(53.8%)
The Band's Visit
0(0.0%)
Lady Chatterley
0(0.0%)
Once
5(38.5%)
Persepolis
1(7.7%)

Which of these foreign films WILL win?

4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 3 Days
7(58.3%)
The Band's Visit
0(0.0%)
Lady Chatterley
0(0.0%)
Once
3(25.0%)
Persepolis
2(16.7%)

Which of these films SHOULD win for best cinematography?

The Savages
0(0.0%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
5(50.0%)
Vanaja
0(0.0%)
Youth Without Youth
1(10.0%)
Lust, Caution
4(40.0%)

Which of these films WILL win for best cinematography?

The Savages
0(0.0%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
9(81.8%)
Vanaja
0(0.0%)
Youth Without Youth
0(0.0%)
Lust, Caution
2(18.2%)


This week will be dedicated to The Independent Spirit Awards. I'd like to come back strong next week, so TELL ME WHO YOU WANT TO SEE HERE!

cinematographer credits:
The Savages - Mott Hupful
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly - Janusz Kaminski
Vanaja - Milton Kam
Youth Without Youth - Mihai Malalmare, Jr.
Lust, Caution - Rodrigo Prieto

Poll #1135904 08 oscars best writing

Which of these 2008 Oscar-nominated films did you see?

Juno (2007)
1(2.5%)
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
0(0.0%)
Michael Clayton (2007)
0(0.0%)
Ratatouille (2007)
2(5.0%)
The Savages (2007)
0(0.0%)
Atonement (2007)
0(0.0%)
Away from Her (2006)
0(0.0%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
0(0.0%)
No Country for Old Men (2007)
1(2.5%)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
0(0.0%)
None
4(10.0%)

Which of these screenplays written directly for the screen SHOULD win?

Juno
16(50.0%)
Lars and the Real Girl
3(9.4%)
Michael Clayton
5(15.6%)
Ratatouille
6(18.8%)
The Savages
2(6.2%)

Which of these screenplays written directly for the screen WILL win?

Juno
17(54.8%)
Lars and the Real Girl
1(3.2%)
Michael Clayton
10(32.3%)
Ratatouille
3(9.7%)
The Savages
0(0.0%)

Which of these screenplays based on material previously produced or published SHOULD win?

Atonement
5(15.6%)
Away from Her
2(6.2%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
2(6.2%)
No Country for Old Men
18(56.2%)
There Will Be Blood
5(15.6%)

Which of these screenplays based on material previously produced or published WILL win?

Atonement
11(34.4%)
Away from Her
0(0.0%)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
3(9.4%)
No Country for Old Men
14(43.8%)
There Will Be Blood
4(12.5%)


I'm a genius who forgot to credit the writers. Here:
Juno (2007) - Diablo Cody
Lars and the Real Girl (2007) - Nancy Oliver
Michael Clayton (2007) - Tony Gilroy
Ratatouille (2007) - Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco
The Savages (2007) - Tamara Jenkins
Atonement (2007) - Christopher Hampton
Away from Her (2006) - Sarah Polley
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) - Ronald Harwood
No Country for Old Men (2007) - Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
There Will Be Blood (2007) - Paul Thomas Anderson

Writer/Director: Sofia Coppola

Posted by the_evident on 2008.02.08 at 16:24
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Poll #1135497 Sofia Coppola

Which of her films have you seen?

Lick the Star (1998)
0(0.0%)
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
2(3.8%)
Lost in Translation (2003)
5(9.6%)
Marie Antoinette (2006)
2(3.8%)
None
4(7.7%)

Which are your favorites?

Lick the Star (1998)
1(2.9%)
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
6(17.6%)
Lost in Translation (2003)
5(14.7%)
Marie Antoinette (2006)
4(11.8%)

If you had to choose just one favorite, which would it be?

Films you hated:

Lick the Star (1998)
0(0.0%)
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
4(25.0%)
Lost in Translation (2003)
4(25.0%)
Marie Antoinette (2006)
5(31.2%)

Overall, how would you rate her as a director?

Mean: 6.74 Median: 7 Std. Dev 2.15
1
1(2.3%)
2
2(4.7%)
3
2(4.7%)
4
2(4.7%)
5
1(2.3%)
6
7(16.3%)
7
11(25.6%)
8
8(18.6%)
9
7(16.3%)
10
2(4.7%)


IMDB
Wikipedia
Rotten Tomatoes Average Tomatometer

music videos
Air - Playground Love
The White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
The Flaming Lips - This Here Giraffe
Walt Mink - Shine

trailers
Lick the Star Part I
Lick the Star Part II
Marie Antoinette trailer
Lost in Translation trailer
The Virgin Suicides trailer

Tim Robbins

Posted by the_evident on 2008.02.04 at 19:44
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Poll #1133176 Tim Robbins

Which of his films have you seen?

Bob Roberts (1992)
3(10.0%)
Dead Man Walking (1995)
6(20.0%)
Cradle Will Rock (1999)
2(6.7%)
None
13(43.3%)

Which are your favorites?

Bob Roberts (1992)
3(23.1%)
Dead Man Walking (1995)
6(46.2%)
Cradle Will Rock (1999)
1(7.7%)

If you had to choose just one favorite, which would it be?

Films you hated:

Bob Roberts (1992)
1(50.0%)
Dead Man Walking (1995)
0(0.0%)
Cradle Will Rock (1999)
1(50.0%)

Overall, how would you rate him as a director?

Mean: 6.75 Median: 7 Std. Dev 1.01
1
0(0.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
1(8.3%)
6
4(33.3%)
7
5(41.7%)
8
1(8.3%)
9
1(8.3%)
10
0(0.0%)


IMDB
Wikipedia

youtube links
Bob Roberts trailer
Dead Man Walking trailer
Cradle Will Rock trailer @ imdb

Poll #1132039 08 oscars

Which of these 2008 Oscar-nominated films did you see?

Persepolis (2007)
2(6.7%)
Ratatouille (2007)
20(66.7%)
Surf's Up (2007)
0(0.0%)
Fälscher, Die aka The Counterfeiters (2007) (Austria)
0(0.0%)
Beaufort (2007) (Israel)
0(0.0%)
Mongol (2007) (Kazakhstan)
0(0.0%)
Katyn (2007) (Poland)
0(0.0%)
12 (2007) (Poland)
0(0.0%)

Which animated feature SHOULD win?

Persepols
12(50.0%)
Ratatouille
12(50.0%)
Surf's Up
0(0.0%)

Which animated feature WILL win?

Persepolis
3(12.0%)
Ratatouille
21(84.0%)
Surf's Up
1(4.0%)

Which foreign language film SHOULD win?

Fälscher, Die
1(12.5%)
Beaufort
1(12.5%)
Mongol
2(25.0%)
Katyn
2(25.0%)
12
2(25.0%)

Which foreign language film WILL win?

Fälscher, Die
5(62.5%)
Beaufort
0(0.0%)
Mongol
2(25.0%)
Katyn
1(12.5%)
12
0(0.0%)


I will be posting a new category every Saturday until Feb 23, so go see what you still need to!


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