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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #150 on: Mar 07, 2006, 05:35 AM »
Hi - I've spent the last day pondering last night's Oscars. I was extremely disappointed that Brokeback didn't win best picture - Oh Hell - I was right royally P**SED OFF !!!. I learnt of the loss here on the live thread & videoed the Oscars because I didn't want to watch it  - didn't want to see us lose.

Today, I checked the net for critic's comments - I would say at least 80% against the Academy for the Crash debacle. Then I watched the video of the show ........ And my impression? ....... The Academy is running scared!!! 

These Oscars were all about "Commercial Imperative" - How many times did we hear someone say ( to paraphrase ) " Go see a movie at a cinema with a  big screen & surround sound" 
Hollywood is facing declining cinema takings, the emergence of high quality independent films ( BBM !!!!! yeah!!), the growth of powerful filmmakers not constrained to follow the "Hollywood" model.

And last night they showed this - they awarded 'everyone' but truthfully no-one "won" and the world knows it!!
March 5th 2006 - The Night the Oscar's Died.
In my opinion the result last night will see a shift from the Oscars to the Bafta's & The Golden Globes. They are more representative of world cinema!. On a personal note - I won't watch the Academy Awards again EVER! They have become a hollow spectacle!

Yes "Brokeback Mountain" deserved to win all it's nominations - but for the awards it got, The speeches from Gustavo, Larry, Diana and especially Ang absolutely blew me away - name me another movie where the producers, director etc spoke soooo passionately about their creation and characters . Ang Lee acknowledging Jack & Ennis epitomizes this miracle of a film - love Is a force of Nature - be it for a film or for their fellow man


Remember - "Brokeback Mountain" doesn't lie in the heart of a gold statue - it lies in the hearts of men!



Tonight I watched a news article on our headline current affairs program about how BBM has helped change attitude in Wyoming - how many "gay cowboys" have come out because of the movie & found acceptance!

On a personal note - I had three separate aquaintances I had recommended BBM to - come to me & say " What an amazing film - I'm going again and I'm going to take my friend to it."
 It was then that I knew that BBM will survive & get stronger - why stand it when we can fix it!


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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #151 on: Mar 07, 2006, 07:25 AM »
Don't you find it strange Clint Eastwood was not attending the ceremony yesterday?  Normally he should have been the one to present the Best Director Award.  He was not looking very happy at the Golden Globes when had to present his award to Ang.

There are some people in the film industry I would like to correspond with, just to know what they think of this situation...

Interesting point Chameau,

It is a well known fact that Eastwood is a card=carrying member of the Republican party. I was thinking how defferent the vote whould have been if the film industry was centered in New York City rather than LA. We are much more in-tuned with the real world here in the East and New Yorkers are much more liberal and tolerant of each other. That is why film people like Robert DiNiro, Martin Scorscese, Ang Lee, Hillary Swank, and our own Heath & Michelle choose to live here. They do not want to be a part of the Hollywood bullshit that we see take place every year when they hold their official atta-boy extravaganza. This was a dismal year for the big Hollywood studios and they are bitter over the failures of their big-budget crap they produce and the successes of the independent films. BBM also hit them between the eyes, bringing to light their many prejudices and insecurities. The vote for Crash was a shot at redemption, too little too late.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #152 on: Mar 07, 2006, 07:40 AM »
I saw a tape of Curtis saying he won't see Brokeback. 
Yeah Hollywood is real progressive!

Tony Curtis,

Now there's a big star! I think the last piece of work he did was bottom center square on Hollywood Squares. Did he forget that he once dressed up as a woman in Some Like It Hot. It is ironic that was the  only decent role he ever did.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #153 on: Mar 07, 2006, 07:42 AM »
On Monday's edition of the radio program Radio Times a commentator reiterated that the Oscar for Best Picture goes to the film which receives the the most votes...not necessarily the Best Film! It is a sad time. The Academy has no credibility in my view---its political. I am finished with them as well. I will pay attention to Film Festivals (e.g., Venice which was the first to award BBM), the Golden Globes and especially the BAFTAS.
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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #154 on: Mar 07, 2006, 07:44 AM »
Hi - I've spent the last day pondering last night's Oscars. I was extremely disappointed that Brokeback didn't win best picture - Oh Hell - I was right royally P**SED OFF !!!. I learnt of the loss here on the live thread & videoed the Oscars because I didn't want to watch it  - didn't want to see us lose.

Today, I checked the net for critic's comments - I would say at least 80% against the Academy for the Crash debacle. Then I watched the video of the show ........ And my impression? ....... The Academy is running scared!!! 

These Oscars were all about "Commercial Imperative" - How many times did we hear someone say ( to paraphrase ) " Go see a movie at a cinema with a  big screen & surround sound" 
Hollywood is facing declining cinema takings, the emergence of high quality independent films ( BBM !!!!! yeah!!), the growth of powerful filmmakers not constrained to follow the "Hollywood" model.

And last night they showed this - they awarded 'everyone' but truthfully no-one "won" and the world knows it!!
March 5th 2006 - The Night the Oscar's Died.
In my opinion the result last night will see a shift from the Oscars to the Bafta's & The Golden Globes. They are more representative of world cinema!. On a personal note - I won't watch the Academy Awards again EVER! They have become a hollow spectacle!

Yes "Brokeback Mountain" deserved to win all it's nominations - but for the awards it got, The speeches from Gustavo, Larry, Diana and especially Ang absolutely blew me away - name me another movie where the producers, director etc spoke soooo passionately about their creation and characters . Ang Lee acknowledging Jack & Ennis epitomizes this miracle of a film - love Is a force of Nature - be it for a film or for their fellow man


Remember - "Brokeback Mountain" doesn't lie in the heart of a gold statue - it lies in the hearts of men!



Tonight I watched a news article on our headline current affairs program about how BBM has helped change attitude in Wyoming - how many "gay cowboys" have come out because of the movie & found acceptance!

On a personal note - I had three separate aquaintances I had recommended BBM to - come to me & say " What an amazing film - I'm going again and I'm going to take my friend to it."
 It was then that I knew that BBM will survive & get stronger - why stand it when we can fix it!


John
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Great sentiments in your post. I agree, the Oscars have now sunk into irrelevence, their parochialism and formulaic attitude so archaic in the emerging era of independent film-makers unbound by the Hollywood control structure.  And yeah they don't represent world cinema!
They seem to have always been self-congratulatory bloated affairs and this year's edition ever more so.  Of course the big studios are scared stiff of declining box office figures.  DVD's and downloadable movies are a serious threat to the cinemaplexes that have carried Hollywood through the last decade or so.  Plus, DVD's are a far friendlier medium for the independent film-makers.  Yep, the Academy are still clutching onto a 1940's Hollywood ideal that no longer seems to reflect or indeed understand the changing nature of their industry.
Brokeback Mountain is the epitome of a small film which touches so many so profoundly.  That's a concept Hollywood just doesn't get.
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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #155 on: Mar 07, 2006, 10:44 AM »
If  the academy didn't liike a movie about two gay cowboys they won't like my idea of two gay marines finding love on the battlefield.  The movie would open up with two men leaving the ranch after getting drafted into the Marines.....irt would be a period piece.

I can picture John Wayne rollong over in his grave right now. 



Actually BBM wasn't the first film about two gay cowboys. Think back to Dances With Wolves. I always had a suspicion that Lt. John Dunbar might have had a romp or two in the teepee with Wind-In-His-Hair. If you remember the last scene, he sure was sad to see Dunbar leave the tribe.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #156 on: Mar 07, 2006, 12:15 PM »
Bitter Old Queen, yup that pretty much sums up Tony Curtis. And to top it off...HIS FREAKIN Daughter (the wonderful Jamie Lee Curits) is JAKE GYLLENHAAL's God Mother!
i wrote this nasty letter to tony curtis  that is his e mail address i got automated response
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Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 10:30 PM
Subject: are you drinking again or just stupid and ignorant i am 58 yr. old sober woman and


am ashamed of your horrible statements about a movie you never saw.  you have the nerve, as a parent and a drunk who supposedly let a higher power in your life to judge and  think you are above tolerance.  you are disgusting and i hope that people are as intolerant of you and your legacy will be one of hoplessness, gay bashing ( i am 58 yr. old married woman) and an idiot who wouldn't even go see a movie before he judged it and opened his big fat old mouth to dis something he never saw.  for goodness sake your daughter is jakes godmother, you pig.
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Really not sure about this post!! BBM touched us in many different ways and for many different reasons, but, surely, one of the major points of the film was the tragic consequences of intolerance! I expected people to be upset by the Oscar results, but, overall, I've been impressed by peoples attitude to what happened - the film stands in its own right and no award can change the fact that it touches peoples lives. It's sad that someone on this site feels the need to be so vitriolic to another human being. Tolerance works both ways, even if you don't agree with another persons actions.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #157 on: Mar 07, 2006, 12:30 PM »
I'm over it.  Finally.  I really felt like I was kicked in the stomach for a day but I have to move on.  I think the culmination of it all was when Siskel and Roeper were on "The Tonight Show" yesterday.  They said that they believed Crash to be a better movie and they liked the fact that the Academy acknowleged it.

After I threw several choice objects at the TV I realized that these critics were simply two of the many people that just didn't get it.  They liked the movie with a simpler "in your face" plot that was easy to understand.  They don't want to go to a movie to think.  They want to be told what to think.  All the loose ends have to be tied up with a big bow so they can leave the theatre without a question in their minds.  That is the TV generation mentality -- a complete entertainment experience for the lazy.  I'm not angry with them.  I feel sorry for them.  In their own way they have fallen into the same trap with the majority of North Americans.  Over the years literature has been loosing its place in the American film industry.  In its place, we've been subjected to rehashed television shows and pop culture icons.  At least the smaller studios have been trying to keep the fire burning.

In the future I'm going to actively look much closer towards Europe for films much like I have looked to the United Kingdom and home grown Canadian talent for good television.   There is a treasure trove of untapped films out there that I haven't seen.  I'm giving subtitles a chance.  After all, I thought Italy's Mediterraneo was the best movie the year it came out -- not just the best foreign film.  I've given up on supporting Hollywood.  It's been dying a slow death for years.  I've known that but sentimentality and tradition have always brought me back to the theatre thinking that maybe I'll see something good.  I've been disappointed more often than not.  So, I can say goodbye to the hype and million dollar advertizement campaigns.  I've been sucked in for the last time and I'm more than happy with this decision.  If Hollywood produces something good, I may see it but I'm not going to be blindly led into the theatre like cattle to a slaughterhouse to be hacked to death with insultingly horrible plots.  I just don't know why it took me so long.  Oh yea, it was the last straw.  Crash as Best Picture.  Come on.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #158 on: Mar 07, 2006, 12:52 PM »
I have been on an absolute downer for a few days. I just couldn't function. I thought it was the Oscar but it wasn't it was myself. After years of living closeted , I was finally happy with the way things were progressing. The discussions regarding BBM, here and at my workplace seemed to me to be totally positive. Well nothing changed except we didn't get a prize.

What happened with the Oscasr was a reality check for me...there are still many bigotted arseholes out there who somehow perceive people who are different in their life choices, to be a real threat to them. Then it hit me they are bloomin' scared of us!

This made me feel much better. I don't need the approval of homophobes to live my life, they certainly don't have my approval for the way they treat me. But you know it's fine.

They have their opinions too, and I'm not gonna join in downing them because they think differently to me. If we were all the same, the world would be the most boring place to live.

Let them say what they like....I know where to find decent , caring and wonderful people...and I'd rather be with my group than spend a minute in theirs.

This is a wonderful place to be. and don't you forget it.  Go back and read some of the earlier posts and rediscover why we were drawn here in the beginning. Don't let these negative people take that from us.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #159 on: Mar 07, 2006, 01:57 PM »
I have been on an absolute downer for a few days. I just couldn't function. I thought it was the Oscar but it wasn't it was myself. After years of living closeted , I was finally happy with the way things were progressing. The discussions regarding BBM, here and at my workplace seemed to me to be totally positive. Well nothing changed except we didn't get a prize.

What happened with the Oscasr was a reality check for me...there are still many bigotted arseholes out there who somehow perceive people who are different in their life choices, to be a real threat to them. Then it hit me they are bloomin' scared of us!

This made me feel much better. I don't need the approval of homophobes to live my life, they certainly don't have my approval for the way they treat me. But you know it's fine.

They have their opinions too, and I'm not gonna join in downing them because they think differently to me. If we were all the same, the world would be the most boring place to live.

Let them say what they like....I know where to find decent , caring and wonderful people...and I'd rather be with my group than spend a minute in theirs.

This is a wonderful place to be. and don't you forget it.  Go back and read some of the earlier posts and rediscover why we were drawn here in the beginning. Don't let these negative people take that from us.

With lots of love to all my mates here

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Thanks Tom,

You sure made me feel better.

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« Reply #160 on: Mar 07, 2006, 02:03 PM »
Thanks Tom,

You sure made me feel better.

meandennis

Don't mention it meandennis, we were here before the Oscar debacle and we are here now. 

And it's very nice place to be .

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« Reply #161 on: Mar 07, 2006, 03:54 PM »
If you're feeling bad after that slap in the face Sunday night, try going over to the brokebackmountain.com website, and under SHARE YOUR STORY read there a few of the hundreds of accounts of how lives were changed. While it's true that our beloved Brokeback, and all the incredibly talented people who made it happen, were denied the recognition they deserved, time will have its way. The day after Lincoln's Gettysburg Address the Chicago Times observed, "The cheek of every American must tingle with shame as he reads the silly, flat and dishwatery utterances of the man who has to be pointed out to intelligent foreigners as the President of the United States." And yet, in time, he found his rightful place "in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union." And so will Brokeback Mountain find its place, much to the embarrassment of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.



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« Reply #162 on: Mar 07, 2006, 05:55 PM »
You know i am over it now too (thank GOD I didn't see Ebert on Leno after, would hve been sick though)
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« Reply #163 on: Mar 07, 2006, 06:37 PM »
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didn't a bunch of marines just get busted for doing porn on the internet.  and what do 19 year old boys do away from their girlfriends, etc. in Iraq for a year??  19 yr and 20 yr. old kids with raging hormones.  i have wondered that for a long time.  i am an old woman-but that is not a natural situation for guys at their peak of horniness-so what do they do?  an interesting question.
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Karind1, in answer to your question, it is an unspoken truth that men are men and will do what men do even under the most adverse situations. I can not speak for Korea, or Viet Nam or now Iraq and Afghanistan but at one time I had substantial material indicating what men, especially in the Pacific theater were up to during WWII. I am certainly not implying that all were participating or that many of those that were were doing it for any other reason than expediency. I'm sure that in most cases these men went home married and nothing more was allowed to be thought of it. It is probably the greatest male taboo and yet the one that is most prevalent under certain circumstances. Think of the early pioneers, frontiersmen, explorers. Are we to believe that they were either celibate or all found Indian women. I think not. Were they gay. I think not. Like Ennis and Jack, a moment might have hit them. A "one shot deal for most", something else for others. Why would there be a history of intense homophobia in this country if there was not also a history of homosexual activity coupled with intense regret and I'm sure shame by those who lusted and then moved on? Homophobia is founded on fear and I'm sure the makers and shakers this country feared exposure of their own actions. I am sure Larry McMurtry and other western writers are acutely aware of this situation. He stated that he realized after Annie's story it had been staring him in the face for 50 years. Hope that helped answer you question.

Thanks for the kind words about my rant from last night, I appreciate them very much.

You go girl with that email to Curtis! The guy deserves to be flogged or worse for his behavior.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #164 on: Mar 07, 2006, 06:41 PM »


Today, I checked the net for critic's comments - I would say at least 80% against the Academy for the Crash debacle. Then I watched the video of the show ........ And my impression? ....... The Academy is running scared!!! 

These Oscars were all about "Commercial Imperative" - How many times did we hear someone say ( to paraphrase ) " Go see a movie at a cinema with a  big screen & surround sound" 
Hollywood is facing declining cinema takings, the emergence of high quality independent films ( BBM !!!!! yeah!!), the growth of powerful filmmakers not constrained to follow the "Hollywood" model.

And last night they showed this - they awarded 'everyone' but truthfully no-one "won" and the world knows it!!
March 5th 2006 - The Night the Oscar's Died.



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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #165 on: Mar 07, 2006, 07:08 PM »
Hi everyone

This's my first post here, everything I wanted to say I've already read (I found this site just today and was reading it the whole day)
I do not say I was surprised that Academy denied BBM, it's on their style. In 1994 I was shoked when The Shawshenk Repemption missed Oscar as the best picture. Now, I grew up and understand that everything has happend as it had to be.

BBM opened me new horizonts of thinking about what this world is. About how we should behave whith those who we love and how important love is.

Thanks a lot for this, Ang Lee, Annie Proulx, and the whole crew. It was amazing. It was charmful

PS I haven't seen "Capote", but for my point of view, Heath is the best actor of this year. 3 different films (Grimm, Casanova and BBM) - 3 different characters with brilliant perfomance. I sure, he will get Oscar soon)

PPS Guys, thanks for this amazing forum. As I said, I was reading it the whole day and so happy that you ARE, that in this world still exist sensitive and thoughtful humans
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« Reply #166 on: Mar 07, 2006, 07:17 PM »
Hi Damon, thanks for your lovely comments.

This site is only as good as it's members   :) :)

Please stick around and help make it even better.

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« Reply #167 on: Mar 07, 2006, 07:28 PM »
Well today i have heard all sorts.People on U.S radio saying it was a fix.Academy panel voters saying they never even BOTHERED to watch the screener and i was told Ang walked out when he heard 'Crash' announced as winnner of best picture?

I can't verify all of this.Could be just the rumour mill at work.But the radio station is true!

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« Reply #168 on: Mar 07, 2006, 07:32 PM »
Just remembered something else.On the news (U..K) they said China state TV didn't show part of Ang's speech where he thanks China,Tawain and Hong Kong.They also cut Ang Lee's word of thanks to the two gay cowboys in his film Brokeback Mountain.I have written it,like they said it.These are not my words.I hate labelling .
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« Reply #169 on: Mar 07, 2006, 08:17 PM »

Wasn't Tony Curtis in a Roman period movie with homo-erotic undertones?  I think he had to live down a lot of grief for it,  the lady did protest too much. 

Yeah he was.  Rent the film, "The Celluloid Closet" and in it he explains the scene he did with Lawrence Olivier.

I doubt that Jamie Lee Curtis (Tony's daughter) agrees with her father about BBM.
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« Reply #170 on: Mar 07, 2006, 08:41 PM »

 Heath is the best actor of this year. 3 different films (Grimm, Casanova and BBM) - 3 different characters with brilliant perfomance. I sure, he will get Oscar soon)

PPS Guys, thanks for this amazing forum. As I said, I was reading it the whole day and so happy that you ARE, that in this world still exist sensitive and thoughtful humans

Welcome Damon. Heath had an amazing year and you are right, 3 different characters and 3 brilliant performances.
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« Reply #171 on: Mar 07, 2006, 09:25 PM »
The country sucks!!! let's  leave from it.

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« Reply #172 on: Mar 07, 2006, 09:43 PM »
Bitter Old Queen, yup that pretty much sums up Tony Curtis. And to top it off...HIS FREAKIN Daughter (the wonderful Jamie Lee Curits) is JAKE GYLLENHAAL's God Mother!

Yes, that pretty much sums up Tony Curtis - Heaven knows he has led such an exemplary life......... ::)  It's too bad that someone like him feels the need to put his two cents in, only to have that two cents be so stupid and uninformed.  Not one of Jamie Lee's prouder moments as a daughter, I assume   (and I assume she has many embarrassing moments to choose from) ;D
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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #173 on: Mar 07, 2006, 09:54 PM »
Well today i have heard all sorts.People on U.S radio saying it was a fix.Academy panel voters saying they never even BOTHERED to watch the screener and i was told Ang walked out when he heard 'Crash' announced as winnner of best picture? 

I believe it Jennis. 

The "Crash" folks are saying that the reason they won was just good marketing - they mailed out screeners to SAG members before the SAG awards which guaranteed Crash the Best Ensemble award.  Truth is Crash was already in DVD form before the SAG awards, while BBM was still playing in theatres.  And if Academy members wouldn't even view the BBM screeners before voting, it's doubtful the SAG members would have viewed them before the SAG awards.       

Many people expecially straight men are uncomfortable with homosexuality so they use humor to get around talking about the subject.  Guys sugar coat subjects with humor all the time (like they did with the BBM parodies at the Awards ceremony) to get around that elephant in the room.  If the subject was race would they have joked about it - or religion?  I didn't see any parodies of Crash on the Oscar show or Munich etc.   

I think the outrage has taken the Academy by surprise and I hope they make some changes.  But BBMs year is gone.


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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #174 on: Mar 07, 2006, 11:02 PM »
I am going to Chinatown in NYC to buy an illegal copy of Crash and see how the movie won the award will make any sense to me. This will be the only time in my life to support China.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #175 on: Mar 07, 2006, 11:11 PM »
I am going to Chinatown in NYC to buy an illegal copy of Crash and see how the movie won the award will make any sense to me. This will be the only time in my life to support China.

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #176 on: Mar 07, 2006, 11:17 PM »
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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #177 on: Mar 07, 2006, 11:24 PM »
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Must see. Thank you, karind for posting this.  :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(
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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #178 on: Mar 07, 2006, 11:26 PM »
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Must see. Thank you, karind for posting this.  :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(
you are so welcome- i can't double post so i posted this thread in music videos and told them to go to reply 177 and bring kleenex=but since you are the man and if you wanted to post it in music videos that would be cool.  i watched it already 3 times it is so must see  btw ethan a person 21 yrs. old made it-how talented and classy.  i clicked on his name.  wow am i impressed-

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Re: Your Thoughts & Reactions from Academy Awards
« Reply #179 on: Mar 07, 2006, 11:26 PM »
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No SOB for me Karin but a wide smile of gratitude for posting this.

Hugs!   :-*

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