Unseen 2009 Oscar Nominated Films

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Postby OscarGuy » Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:59 pm

For those who use netflix, but only have a limited number of rentals out at one time, you can't get everything this way, but the "Watch Instantly" capability can be quite helpful. I currently have Julia, Il Divo and Paris 36 on my instant queue list, so if you haven't seen those, you can now.
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Postby ITALIANO » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:56 am

Yes, exactly, take it like an inoculation, a vaccine - it may be painful, but then you will be immune for a while, and any movie, in comparison, will seem to be a masterpiece.

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Postby Mister Tee » Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:25 am

Damien wrote:I was going to go see The Blind Side tonight, but when it came time to leave, I just couldn't bring myself to do it.

Next week I'll force myself. :(

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Postby anonymous1980 » Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:46 am

Damien wrote:I was going to go see The Blind Side tonight, but when it came time to leave, I just couldn't bring myself to do it.

Next week I'll force myself. :(

I forced myself to see it, Damien.

If I could do it, you could do it too!

But then again, I love goddamn cartoons so maybe you shouldn't be listening to me.




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Postby jack » Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:04 pm

Damien wrote:I was going to go see The Blind Side tonight, but when it came to leavet, I just couldn't bring myself to do it.

Next week I'll force myself. :(

Don't, Damien. Save yourself the money and your time. It's beyond terrible. It's a racist, insulting, torrid little film.

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Postby Damien » Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:02 pm

I was going to go see The Blind Side tonight, but when it came time to leave, I just couldn't bring myself to do it.

Next week I'll force myself. :(




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Postby Mister Tee » Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:07 pm

Big Magilla wrote:Coco Before Chanel is released on the 16th.

Thanks for this. I've put it in the queue, and may now have a fairly informed view of the category.

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Postby Big Magilla » Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:00 pm

Yes, Paris 36 is on DVD - it was released last August. Coco Before Chanel is released on the 16th.
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Postby Mister Tee » Wed Feb 03, 2010 12:33 pm

It's going to be one of my bad years, esp. compared to last, where multiply-nominated films and DVD releases made it easy to catch the stragglers. This year there are too many widows and orphans, and late releases.

Haven't seen Avatar yet, but that's just a scheduling thing. It'll happen in the next two weeks.

Have Il Divo at the top of the Netflix queue.

Can still catch The Lovely Bones, The White Ribbon, The Last Station and The Young Victoria without undue effort. The last might actually be one I go out of my way for, to get a better angle on the costume race (plus it checks off two other nominations).

I thought A Single Man would be easy, but it never played within two miles of me (in a city where we walk/subway everywhere), and now I fear its poor showing will lead to a quick departure.

No chance at all, till DVD release, of Dr. Parnassus or The Messenger (already departed my neighborhood), or The Princess and the Frog, Coco Before Chanel, Secret of the Kells. Is Paris 36 on DVD? Needless to say I wouldn't subject myself to Transformers 2.

Foreigns, docs and shorts are always a strain, though I do hope to get to White Ribbon, maybe even tomorrow.

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Postby Precious Doll » Wed Feb 03, 2010 6:49 am

I still need the films below (including the current release dates in my neckof the woods) though I won't be going out of my way to see most of the documentaries. I have already seen The Cove.

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The Blind Side
Crazy Heart (late February)
Harry Potter (DVD rental)
The Last Station (April)
The Messenger
The Milk of Sorrow
Precious (tomorrow)
Un Prophete (next week)
The Secret of Her Eyes
The Secret of Kells
A Single Man (late February)
The White Ribbon (March)




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Postby anonymous1980 » Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:05 am

Ajami
Bright Star
Coco Avant Chanel
Coraline
Il Divo
Julie & Julia
The Last Station
The Lovely Bones
The Messenger
Nine
Paris 36
Precious
Un Prophete
The Secret of Their Eyes
The Secret of Kells
A Serious Man
A Single Man
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
The White Ribbon
The Young Victoria

I have no interest in seeing Trannies 2




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Postby dws1982 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:51 pm

The Last Truck: The Closing of a GM Plant is airing on HBO several times this month, starting on the 18th. Watch it, and then give Bognar's and Reichert's A Lion in the House a watch.

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Postby jack » Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:43 pm

I'm going to watch The White Ribbon, A Prophet, Secret of Kells, and The Cove over the next few days.

I'm going to try and have seen all the nominees (except one*) before the show.

*I have zero interest in ever watching Transformers 2.

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Postby Sabin » Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:45 pm

Strong Interest
Crazy Heart
Il Divo
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
A Prophet

Moderate Interest
The Last Station
The Lovely Bones
Paris 36
The Princess and the Frog
The Secret of Kells

No Interest
The Young Victoria

Morbid Curiosity
The Blind Side
Nine
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
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Postby Big Magilla » Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:30 pm

Strong interest:
The Messenger (with no release in my neck of the woods and no DVD release on the horizon I am not likely to see it before the Oscars)
The Last Station
Il Divo (which I have sitting on a shelf)
The White Ribbon and all the other foreign language film nominees
The Secret of Kells

Moderate interest:
The Princess and the Frog

Slight interest:
Paris 36
Coco Before Chanel
Sherlock Holmes
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

No interest:
Transformers (isn't it 3, not 2?)
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