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    As an Englishman happy for Oldman I first saw him in Sid and Nancy he deserves it great actor.
  • mattjoesmattjoes Plenty O'Peter
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    More importantly, this will hopefully contribute to Oldman's career longevity and quality.
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    I think his best work is probably in Leon: The Professional.
  • Posts: 17,220
    Oldman was great as Vlad/Dracula
  • Posts: 17,220
    Why are women announcing best Actress?
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    Oldman was great as Vlad/Dracula
    I totally agree. And on a lighter note dare I say Zorg in The Fifth Element.
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    Thrasos wrote: »
    Oldman was great as Vlad/Dracula
    I totally agree. And on a lighter note dare I say Zorg in The Fifth Element.

    For the hair cut alone lol
  • mattjoesmattjoes Plenty O'Peter
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    Oldman was great as Vlad/Dracula
    "Do not put your faith on such... trinkeets of deeceet. We are in... Transilvahnia."
  • Posts: 1,469
    You guys are cracking me up!
  • Posts: 11,091
    Wanted Sally Hawkins to win, but okay.
  • edited March 2018 Posts: 17,220
    mattjoes wrote: »
    Oldman was great as Vlad/Dracula
    "Do not put your faith on such... trinkeets of deeceet. We are in... Transilvahnia."

    Classic

    Best Actress speech WT...
  • Posts: 1,469
    He definitely put his stamp on the role of Vlad. Amazing. I have yet to see Dunkirk--gotta see it.
  • Posts: 17,220
    Thrasos wrote: »
    He definitely put his stamp on the role of Vlad. Amazing. I have yet to see Dunkirk--gotta see it.

    Highly recommended great movie
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    FoxRox wrote: »
    Wanted Sally Hawkins to win, but okay.

    I wanted Robbie to win
  • Posts: 11,091
    Shape of Water. Bingo bingo. Finally a film I loved wins Best Picture.
  • mattjoesmattjoes Plenty O'Peter
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    Wait, there was a mistake here.

    Die Another Day won best picture.
  • JamesBondKenyaJamesBondKenya Danny Boyle laughs to himself
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    Phantom thread got wasted this Oscars
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    FoxRox wrote: »
    Shape of Water. Bingo bingo. Finally a film I loved wins Best Picture.

    Great moment for Del Torro not watched the film though his creativity is genius
  • bondjamesbondjames You were expecting someone else?
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    Phantom thread got wasted this Oscars
    Politically not right for the times, but an exceptionally good film.
  • edited March 2018 Posts: 17,220
    bondjames wrote: »
    Phantom thread got wasted this Oscars
    Politically not right for the times, but an exceptionally good film.

    Diversity was certainly at the forefront of Academy Voters minds
  • mattjoesmattjoes Plenty O'Peter
    edited March 2018 Posts: 5,310
    bondjames wrote: »
    Phantom thread got wasted this Oscars
    Politically not right for the times, but an exceptionally good film.
    The outcome of the story was
    sickening, but also fascinating.
  • Posts: 11,091
    Phantom Thread deserved more, but at least it got Costume award. Overall quite satisfied with most of this. My favorite picture won, and Deakins won, and Del Toro won, and Coco won.
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    I think next year female actresses will be competing in the Best Actor category
  • Seven_Point_Six_FiveSeven_Point_Six_Five Southern California
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    Very happy with the results this year, but I definitely would have picked Meryl Streep over Frances McDormand.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Each moment I draw closer to the Divine.
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    The good thing about The Shape of Water winning, is it will get more screenings, so that normal people also can watch it.
  • Posts: 11,091
    Man I love it. Deakins’ win and the Best Picture winner automatically made it better for me than last year’s Oscars.
  • Mendes4LyfeMendes4Lyfe Given the circumstances
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    How many times will Nolan get snubbed by the academy? Complete travesty. People will remember Dunkirk for years to come as the best war movie ever. Who will remember Shape of Water? It's like The Artist (2011) winning everything, and who remembers that movie now?
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    How many times will Nolan get snubbed by the academy? Complete travesty. People will remember Dunkirk for years to come as the best war movie ever. Who will remember Shape of Water? It's like The Artist (2011) winning everything, and who remembers that movie now?

    1. I like The Artist a lot.
    2. Nolan has been snubbed, but Del Toro is a worthy winner with a great film. Shape of Water WILL be remembered, because it’s one of several achievements by a great director.
    3. Dunkirk is a great film, and Nolan is a great director. The Academy is far from perfect; Kubrick never won Best Director.
  • Mendes4LyfeMendes4Lyfe Given the circumstances
    edited March 2018 Posts: 7,338
    FoxRox wrote: »
    How many times will Nolan get snubbed by the academy? Complete travesty. People will remember Dunkirk for years to come as the best war movie ever. Who will remember Shape of Water? It's like The Artist (2011) winning everything, and who remembers that movie now?

    1. I like The Artist a lot.

    Didn't say it wasn't a good movie, but when do you hear people talk about it now?
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    FoxRox wrote: »
    How many times will Nolan get snubbed by the academy? Complete travesty. People will remember Dunkirk for years to come as the best war movie ever. Who will remember Shape of Water? It's like The Artist (2011) winning everything, and who remembers that movie now?

    1. I like The Artist a lot.

    Didn't say it wasn't a good movie, but when do you hear people talk about it now?

    Sadly, not often. But there are countless good to great movies that are rarely talked about. Everyone talks about The Avengers and Frozen still but I dislike both of those. Being famous is just one small factor.
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