Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Top Ten Worst Snubs by the Academy - 2008

I was happy (ed. then) for all the praise being lauded onto "Slumdog Millionaire," but I believe the academy made a lot of flaws in 2008. Here is my list:

Top Ten Worst Snubs (One place per film):
10. Kristin Scott Thomas (I've Loved You So Long) - Best Actress
9. Rachel Getting Married, Jonathan Demme, Rosmarie DeWitt/Debra Winger, Jenny Lumet, and Declan Quinn - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography
8. Josh Brolin (W.) - Best Actor
7. The Fall - Best Art Direction (as others may have said)
6. Gomorrah - Best Foreign Film
5. Happy-Go-Lucky, Mike Leigh, Sally Hawkins, and Eddie Marsan - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actor
4. Doubt and John Patrick Shanley - Best Picture and Best Director
3. Hunger, Steve McQueen, and Michael Fassbender - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor
2. Synedoche, New York, Charlie Kaufman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Adam Stockhausen, and Judy Chin - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor Best Original Screenplay, Best Art Direction, and Best Makeup
1. The Wrestler, Darren Aronofsky, and Bruce Springsteen - Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Song

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