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Hitler Finds Out Sandra Bullock Won’t Be Attending The Blind Side Premiere

Posted by LiveFor on March 31, 2010

I know it is really crappy about what has happened to Sandra Bullock, but these Hitler Downfall things are always funny.

Thanks to Pam for sending the link

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Honest Movie Posters – Oscars 2010

Posted by LiveFor on March 20, 2010

I love these. Great honest titles for some of the winners and losers from this years Oscars.

Source: College Humor

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2010 Oscar Results – Avatar will be Hurting

Posted by LiveFor on March 8, 2010

The results are out and Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker was the big winner. She is now the first female director to win best Director at the Academy Awards. Ben Stiller dressed up as a Na’Vi. Sandra Bullock is the best and worst actress and The Dude won best actor. Neil Patrick Harris opened the proceedings with a song while Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin hosted the show.

Best Supporting Actor:

* Matt Damon – Invictus
* Woody Harrelson – The Messenger
* Christopher Plummer – The Last Station
* Stanley Tucci – The Lovely Bones
* Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds

Best Animated Feature Film:

* Coraline
* Fantastic Mr. Fox
* The Princess and the Frog
* The Secret of the Kells
* Up

Best Original Song:

* “Almost There” from The Princess and the Frog
* “Down in New Orleans” from The Princess and the Frog
* “Loin de Paname” from Paris 36
* “Take It All” from Nine
* “The Weary Kind” from Crazy Heart

Best Original Screenplay:

* Mark Boal – The Hurt Locker
* Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds
* Oren Moverman and – The Messenger
* Joel and Ethan Coen – A Serious Man
* Pete Docter and Bob Peterson – Up

Best Animated Short:

* French Roast
* Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty
* The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte)
* Logorama
* A Matter of Loaf and Death

Best Documentary Short:

* China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province
* The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner
* The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant
* Music by Prudence
* Rabbit à la Berlin

Best Live-Action Short:

* The Door
* Instead of Abracadabra
* Kavi
* Miracle Fish
* The New Tenants

Best Make-up:

* Il Divo
* Star Trek
* The Young Victoria

Best Adapted Screenplay:

* Neill Blomkamp and – District 9
* Nick Hornby – An Education
* Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche – In the Loop
* Geoffrey Fletcher – Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
* Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner – Up in the Air

Best Supporting Actress:

* Penelope Cruz – Nine
* Vera Farmiga – Up in the Air
* Maggie Gyllenhaal – Crazy Heart
* Anna Kendrick – Up in the Air
* Mo’Nique – Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire

Best Art Direction

* Avatar
* The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
* Nine
* Sherlock Holmes
* The Young Victoria

Best Costume Design:

* Bright Star
* Coco Before Chanel
* The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
* Nine
* The Young Victoria

Best Sound Editing:

* Avatar
* The Hurt Locker
* Inglourious Basterds
* Star Trek
* Pixar’s Up


Best Sound Mixing
:

* Avatar
* The Hurt Locker
* Inglourious Basterds
* Star Trek
* Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Best Cinematography:

* Maurio Fiore – Avatar
* Bruno Delbonnel – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
* Barry Ackroyd – The Hurt Locker
* Robert Richardson – Inglourious Basterds
* Christian Berger – The White Ribbon

Best Original Score:

* James Horner – Avatar
* Alexandre Desplat – Fantastic Mr. Fox
* Marco Beltrami & Buck Sanders – The Hurt Locker
* Hans Zimmer – Sherlock Holmes
* Michael Giacchino – Pixar’s Up

Best Visual Effects:

* Avatar
* District 9
* Star Trek

Best Documentary Feature:

* Burma VJ
* The Cove
* Food, Inc.
* The Most Dangerous Man in America
* Which Way Home

Best Film Editing:

* Stephen Rivkin, John Refoua and James Cameron – Avatar
* Julian Clarke – District 9
* Bob Murawski and Chris Innis – The Hurt Locker
* Sally Menke – Inglourious Basterds
* Joe Klotz – Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire

Best Foreign Language Film:

* Ajami – Israel
* El Secreto de sus Ojos – Argentina
* The Milk of Sorrow – Peru
* Un Prophéte – France
* The White Ribbon – Germany

Best Actor:

* Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart
* George Clooney – Up in the Air
* Colin Firth – A Single Man
* Morgan Freeman – Invictus
* Jeremy Renner – The Hurt Locker

Best Actress:

* Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
* Helen Mirren – The Last Station
* Carey Mulligan – An Education
* Gabourey Sidibe – Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
* Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia

Best Director:

* Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker
* James Cameron – Avatar
* Lee Daniels – Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
* Jason Reitman – Up in the Air
* Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds

Best Picture:

* Avatar
* The Blind Side
* District 9
* An Education
* The Hurt Locker
* Inglourious Basterds
* Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire
* A Serious Man
* Up
* Up in the Air

There you have it. Did they make the right choice. Should The Hurt Locker have won best picture? In 10 years time which will you remember the most – The Hurt Locker or Avatar?

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The 2010 Razzies – Sandra Bullock won worst Actress, could she win an Oscar as well?

Posted by LiveFor on March 7, 2010

Sandra Bullock turned up in person to collect her Razzie for Worst Actress. The thing is in a few hours she could win Best Actress at the Oscars.

Sandra, who along with co-star Bradley Cooper also won Worst Screen Couple for their performance in comedy All About Steve, arrived with a trailer filled with DVDs for the audience. She’s a good sport for turning up to collect the prize. Has anyone seen All About Steve? Is it as bad as they say?

She is in the running for Best Actress Oscar for her role in The Blind Side.

Michael Bay and Transformers 2 won Worst Picture and Director.

Below is the full list of Losers. Do you agree or disagree with any of them?

WORST PICTURE

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

WORST DIRECTOR

Michael Bay – Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

WORST ACTOR

Jonas Brothers – The 3-D Concert Experience

WORST ACTRESS

Sandra Bullock – All About Steve

WORST SUPPORT ACTOR

Billy Ray Cyrus – Hannah Montana: The Movie

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Sienna Miller – G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra

WORST SCREEN COUPLE

Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper – All About Steve

WORST REMAKE/RIP-FF/SEQUEL

Land of the Lost

WORST PICTURE OF THE DECADE

Battlefield Earth

WORST ACTOR OF THE DECADE

Eddie Murphy

WORST ACTRESS OF THE DECADE

Paris Hilton

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Avatar takes $27 million

Posted by LiveFor on December 19, 2009

Opening 12 years, almost to the day, after his behemoth film “Titanic,” James Cameron’s 3D sci-fi spectacle “Avatar” drew a strong $27 million in its first day at the box office from 3,452 theaters according to Variety.

First day for ‘Avatar’ is the highest for a Twentieth Century Fox release opening outside the summer frame. Previous champ was 2006’s “Ice Age: The Meltdown” which took in $21.8 million.

Among all opening days which are Fridays in December, “Avatar” ranks behind Will Smith’s 2007 sci-fi tentpole “I Am Legend” which grossed $30.1 million. 2003’s “Lord of the Rings: Return of the King” continues to own the all-time opening day record in December with $34.5 million, however, that film unspooled on a Wednesday.

It’s quite possible that the east coast winter storms cut into the opening day figure for “Avatar” a bit. However, much like Cameron’s “Titanic,” “Avatar” is bound to sprout a fantastic set of legs based on word of mouth — a huge asset heading into the Christmas holiday, which falls on Friday. Immediately evident: the exit polls for ‘Avatar,’ both stateside and abroad, have been truly fantastic.

When “Titanic” was released on Dec. 19, 1997, it posted a first day gross of $8.7 million and an opening weekend of $28.6 million — figures which were respectable, but far from being records. However, with Christmas falling on a Saturday in 1997, “Titanic” saw boffo gains of 40% on its second Friday and 24% for its second weekend. “Titanic” finaled its domestic tally at $600.8 million.

The box office champ in terms of opening records back in 1997 was Steven Spielberg’s “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” which bowed over the Memorial Day frame that year with a first day record of $21.6 million and a three-day haul of $72.1 million according to Rentrak Theatrical.

Coming in second on Friday was Disney’s hand-drawn animated toon “The Princess and the Frog” which generated $3.4 million at 3,475, down 52% in its second Friday of wide release. Since bowing four weeks ago, “Princess” has accumulated an estimated domestic gross of $35.9 million.

Staying tough in third was Sandra Bullock’s football drama “The Blind Side” which counted $3.2 million at 3,407 in its fifth Friday ,down 33% with a domestic B.O. of $157.9 million.

Vying to counterprogram “Avatar,” Sony’s new comedy this weekend “Did You Hear About the Morgans” with Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker collected an estimated $2.4 million from 2,718 in fourth.

Summit Entertainment’s “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” slotted fifth with $1.4 million from 3,035, repping a 43% decline and a running domestic tally of $271.6 million.

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The Blind Side – Trailer for Sandra Bullock’s new film

Posted by LiveFor on November 5, 2009

‘The Blind Side’ depicts the remarkable true story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American youngster from a broken home, taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher’s presence in the Touhys’ lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, the teen faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome. As a football player and student, Oher works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle. In the latest chapter of his inspiring story, Oher was a First Round draft pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, selected by the Baltimore Ravens. The Touhys were there to share the moment with him.

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