Tag Archives: Barry Lyndon

Those Oscar Missed: Best Picture

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Best Picture has been a troubling category in the last few years.  I remember being pissed off when 2006’s Babel got nominated.  While it’s a good movie, it had no business being nominated over Pan’s Labyrinth … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed: Best Director

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON A director is vital to the making of a movie.  The director is responsible for getting the best possible performances from the actors.  The director is responsible for bringing his/her vision to life through his/her collaborations … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed: Best Adapted Screenplay

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Best Adapted Screenplay refers to a screenplay on which the material is based on another medium (examples being short stories, novels, plays, comic books, TV shows, video games, short films, newspaper articles, or even previous films).  … Continue reading

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There Will Be Blood’s Kubrick References

Not that this short video goes very deep into the similarities between Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood and Kubrick’s films (specifically 2001: A Space Odyssey), but it does illuminate some of the fun visual references. More so than … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed: Best Production Design

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Best Production Design is one of my favorite Oscar categories.  This is the category where artists can shine the most.  There’s been so much great work over the years that was thankfully nominated (and most of … Continue reading

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