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Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories) 
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Post Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories)
So as to get a rounder view of everyone's awards experience this year. Which of you are throwing/attending Oscar parties this weekend, btw?

Full list:

Australia
The Baader Meinhof Complex
The Betrayal
Bolt
Changeling
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Defiance
Doubt
The Duchess
Encounters at the End of the World
Entre Les Murs
Frost/Nixon
Frozen River
The Garden
Happy-Go-Lucky
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
In Bruges
Iron Man
Kung Fu Panda
Man On Wire
Milk
Okuribito
The Reader
Rachel Getting Married
Revanche
Revolutionary Road
Slumdog Millionaire
Tropic Thunder
Trouble the Water
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
The Visitor
WALL-E
Waltz with Bashir
Wanted
The Wrestler

Mine:

1. Rachel Getting Married (***1/2)
2. WALL-E (***1/2)
3. Encounters at the End of the World (***1/2)
4. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (***1/2)
5. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (***)
6. Happy-Go-Lucky (***)
7. Milk (***)
8. The Dark Knight (***)
9. The Wrestler (***)
10. In Bruges (***)
11. Iron Man (***)
12. Slumdog Millionaire (***)
13. The Betrayal (***)
14. Man On Wire (***)
15. Kung Fu Panda (***)
16. Doubt (**1/2)
17. Changeling (**1/2)
18. The Visitor (**1/2)
19. Vicky Cristina Barcelona (**1/2)
20. Tropic Thunder (**1/2)
21. Frost/Nixon (**)
22. Defiance (**)
23. Wanted (*1/2)
24. Revolutionary Road (*1/2)
25. Frozen River (*1/2)
26. The Reader (*1/2)


Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:34 am
Post Re: Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories)
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Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:44 am
Post Re: Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories)
All scores out of 10

Australia - not seen
The Baader Meinhof Complex - not seen
The Betrayal - not seen
1 Bolt 5/10
2 Changeling 8/10
3 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 5/10 after two viewings
4 The Dark Knight 9/10 originally 10/10 after the first screening - now seen it 3 times
5 Defiance 5/10
6 Doubt 7/10
7 The Duchess 5/10
8 Encounters at the End of the World 8/10
Entre Les Murs - Not seen
9 Frost/Nixon 8/10
10 Frozen River 6/10
The Garden - Not seen
11 Happy-Go-Lucky - 7/10
12 Hellboy II: The Golden Army 8/10
13 In Bruges - 8/10
14 Iron Man - 8/10
15 Kung Fu Panda 7/10
16 Man On Wire 9/10
17 Milk 8/10
Okuribito - Not seen
19 The Reader 6/10
20 Rachel Getting Married 7/10
Revanche - Not seen
21 Revolutionary Road - 8/10
22 Slumdog Millionaire - 9/10
23 Tropic Thunder - 7/10
Trouble the Water - Not seen
24 Vicky Cristina Barcelona - 7/10
25 The Visitor 8/10
26 WALL-E - 10/10
Waltz with Bashir - Not seen grrr
27 Wanted - 6/10
28 The Wrestler 9/10

and what of...?
The Band's Visit 9/10
Boy A 8/10
Chop Shop 8/10
Flow For The Love Of Water 8/10
Forgetting Sarah Marshall 8/10
Gonzo.... 8/10
Hunger 8/10
In Search of a Midnight Kiss 8/10
I've Loved You For So Long 8/10
Gran Torino 8/10
Miss Pettigrew Lives For Day 8/10
My Winnipeg 8/10
Paranoid Park 8/10
Roman Polanski Wanted and Desired 8/10
Son Of Rambow 8/10
Spiderwick Chronicles 8/10
Tell No One 8/10
Young @ Heart 8/10

Rob


Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:14 am
Post Re: Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories)
All ratings out of 4 stars.

Australia ***1/2 #9
The Baader Meinhof Complex unseen
The Betrayal unseen
Bolt **1/2
Changeling unseen
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button *** #10
The Dark Knight ***1/2 #5
Defiance unseen
Doubt ***1/2 #8
The Duchess unseen
Encounters at the End of the World unseen
Entre Les Murs unseen
Frost/Nixon ***
Frozen River unseen
The Garden unseen
Happy-Go-Lucky unseen
Hellboy II: The Golden Army ***
In Bruges unseen
Iron Man ***
Kung Fu Panda ***
Man On Wire unseen
Milk unseen
Okuribito unseen
The Reader unseen
Rachel Getting Married unseen
Revanche unseen
Revolutionary Road ***1/2 #7
Slumdog Millionaire **** #1
Tropic Thunder ***1/2 #6
Trouble the Water unseen
Vicky Cristina Barcelona ***
The Visitor unseen
WALL-E ***
Waltz with Bashir **** #2
Wanted ***
The Wrestler **** #3

Thought I'd seen more of the nominees, guess I have some work to do yet.


Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:38 am
Post Re: Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories)
Australia - **
The Baader Meinhof Complex - didnt see
The Betrayal - didnt see
Bolt - ***
Changeling - *** 1/2
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - *** 1/2 (#8)
The Dark Knight - **** (#1)
Defiance - *** 1/2
Doubt - *** 1/2 (#4)
The Duchess - ***
Encounters at the End of the World - didnt see
Entre Les Murs - didnt see
Frost/Nixon - ***
Frozen River - ** 1/2
The Garden - ***
Happy-Go-Lucky - ***
Hellboy II: The Golden Army - ***
In Bruges - ***
Iron Man - *** 1/2
Kung Fu Panda - ** 1/2
Man On Wire - *** 1/2
Milk - *** 1/2 (#7)
Okuribito - didnt see
The Reader - ***
Rachel Getting Married - **** (#3)
Revanche - didnt see
Revolutionary Road - *** 1/2 (#10)
Slumdog Millionaire - *** 1/2 (#9)
Tropic Thunder - *** 1/2 (#5)
Trouble the Water - didnt see
Vicky Cristina Barcelona - ***
The Visitor - ***
WALL-E - **** (#2)
Waltz with Bashir - ***
Wanted - ***
The Wrestler - ***

Number in brackets would represent the positions of those movies in my top 10 of 08.


Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:36 am
Post Re: Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories)
Changeling 6/10
The Dark Knight 9/10
Doubt 8/10
The Duchess 6/10
Frost/Nixon 7/10
Frozen River 8/10
Hellboy II: The Golden Army 7/10
In Bruges 7/10
Iron Man 7/10
Milk 8/10
The Reader 6/10
Revolutionary Road 8/10
Slumdog Millionaire 8/10
Tropic Thunder 7/10
Vicky Cristina Barcelona 8/10
The Visitor 7/10
WALL-E 8/10
Wanted 5/10
The Wrestler 8/10

2008 seemed a whole lot weaker than 2007 to me.


Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:30 am
Post Re: Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories)
Australia (B-)
The Baader Meinhof Complex (N/A)
The Betrayal (B+)
Bolt (B)
Changeling (B)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (B+)
The Dark Knight (A)
Defiance (its soundtrack didn't impress me)
Doubt (B)
The Duchess (B-)
Encounters at the End of the World (B+)
Entre Les Murs (A-)
Frost/Nixon (B+)
Frozen River (A-)
The Garden (B)
Happy-Go-Lucky (B+)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (B)
In Bruges (B)
Iron Man (A-)
Kung Fu Panda (B+)
Man On Wire (A-)
Milk (B+)
Okuribito (N/A)
The Reader (B)
Rachel Getting Married (A-)
Revanche (N/A)
Revolutionary Road (B+)
Slumdog Millionaire (A)
Tropic Thunder (B)
Trouble the Water (C)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (B-)
The Visitor (B+)
WALL-E (A-)
Waltz with Bashir (A-)
Wanted (B-)
The Wrestler (A-)

By an large, a good collection of films.


Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:18 am
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Post Re: Rank/rate the Oscar nominees (all categories)
Haven't seen: Waltz with Bashir, The Visitor, Trouble the Water, Slumdog Millionaire, Revolutionary Road, Revanche, Okuribito, Man On Wire, Happy-Go-Lucky, The Garden, Frozen River, Entre Les Murs, Encounters at the End of the World, The Baader Meinhof Complex, The Betrayal, Bolt, Milk .



On a **** scale:

19. Tropic Thunder - * 1/2
18. Vicky Cristina Barcelona - **
17. The Duchess - **
16. Wall-E - ** 1/2
15. In Bruges - ** 1/2
14. Kung Fu Panda - ***
13. The Reader - ***
12. Hellboy II: The Golden Army - ***
11. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - ***

10. Iron Man - ***
09. Changeling - ***
08. Frost/Nixon - ***
07. Wanted - ***
06. Doubt - ***
05. The Wrestler - ***
04. Australia - *** 1/2
03. Defiance - *** 1/2
02. The Dark Knight - *** 1/2
01. Rachel Getting Married - *** 1/2


Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:38 pm
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