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February 23, 2009

Oscar Winners 2009!

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kate-winslet-lp4_e_b531446b815d841fa57ff7ac29559923Best Film: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actor: Sean Penn (Milk)

Best Actress: Kate Winslet (The Reader)

Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (Dark Knight)

Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)

Best Animated Film: Wall-E

Best Foreign Film: Departures (Japan)

Best Original Screenplay: Milk

Best Adapted Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Documentary Film: Man on Wire

Best Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Original Song: Jai Ho (Slumdog)

Best Editing: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Documentary short: Smile Pinki

Best Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Costume Design: The Duchess

Best Sound Mixing: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Sound Editing: The Dark Knight

Best Live Action Short: Toland

Best Animated Short Film: La Maison de Petits Cubes

Best Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Best Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


I got 17/24 right in my predictions!!! Great year at the oscars guys! I got all the main ones correct wowow.  

Didn’t get to see it, but I loved Kate Winslet’s dress 🙂


February 22, 2009

Oscar Predictions 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — smackamack @ 6:53 am

oscars2009Really quick in between traveling around Scotland:

Oscar Predictions (I never got to watch The Wrestler, Frozen River, or Frost/Nixon)…

Actor In A Leading Role: Sean Penn (MILK)

Actor In A Supporting Role: Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

Actress In A Leading Role: Kate Winslet (The Reader)

Actress In A Supporting Role: Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)

Animated Feature Film: Wall-E

Art Direction: The Duchess

Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire

Costume Design: The Duchess

Directing: Slumdog Millionaire

Documentary Feature: Man on Wire

Documentary Short: The Final Inch (?)

Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire

Foreign Language Film: Waltz With Bashir (?)

Make Up: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Music (Score): Slumdog Millionaire

Music (Song): Jai Ho 

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire

Short Film Animated: Presto (?)

Short Film (Live Action): Toyland (?)

Sound Editing: Wall-E

Sound Mixing: Wall-E

Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Writing (Adapted): Slumdog Millionaire

Writing (Original): In Bruges

Seeming I haven’t watched as much as I would have liked too, I am not as sure as I was for the Golden Globes…oh well I guess we will see what happens! This was a great year for film, really impressive.

(?) = Haven’t seen any or only one in category.

February 19, 2009


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I don’t know…it’s just too cute!

The Rise and Fall of Nazi Dinos

Filed under: Uncategorized — smackamack @ 11:23 am

This is an awesome little short film some guy made that I found online.  His camera work is amazing, the creativity is fabulous, and the sound/editing is top notch.  Check it out!

Just For Fun

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So I found this random video on youtube and it really isn’t important, but its awesome! 

His beard looks like a hedgehog!

Top Chef New York

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fabioWell, it’s official, my love Fabio was eliminated last night 😦  It was unfortunate because everyone in the semi-finals cooked well, so he went home for a good dish, but not as good as the others I suppose.  It was quite a shock to see both Fabio and Stefan on the bottom.  One of them had to go home, and they sent Fabio.  All I can say is that Stefan better win this show because he was incredibly lazy in this past episode…didn’t seem to care any more.  

It is a sad day in Top Chef history, but, Fabio was so incredibly popular he is definitely going to win Fan Favorite and probably get his own show or something seeming he is soooo personable (everyone loves him).  

I just watched a video with him and he said that he has a new cookbook coming out, an offer to do a TV show, and his own food brand coming out in a month. Yessssss.

Quote of the Day

Filed under: Uncategorized — smackamack @ 10:38 am

What famous author said:

“Not all those who wander are lost”- Tolkien (Caitlin)

February 18, 2009

Scrabble with Shaq

Filed under: Uncategorized — smackamack @ 9:24 pm

Ok…I know you have probably all seen this, but just in case you haven’t…watch, its just super cute.  For some reason I always crack up when he says “don’t worry about it”.

Snuggie Pub Crawl!

Filed under: Uncategorized — smackamack @ 5:47 pm

snuggieUm…title speaks for itself I think.

Click Here!

If you don’t believe me just click below.  I want to do this! But don’t own my own snuggie 😦

It’s going to look like a group of Popes, Monks, and Harry Potters running around!

He’s Just Not That Into You Review

Filed under: Uncategorized — smackamack @ 5:37 pm

he_s_just_not_that_into_you_movie_posterPlot: In Kwapis’ adaptation of Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo’s best-selling self-help book He’s Just Not That Into You follows the love lives of a dozen or so characters. Ginnifer Goodwin stars as Gigi, a young women attempting to understand the mixed signals she gets from the men she’s dating. She gets advice from a bar owner (Justin Long) who prides himself on understanding the ins and outs of the dating scene. Gigi’s co-worker Janine (Jennifer Connelly) finds herself involved in a major redecorating project with her husband, Ben (Bradley Cooper). Unbeknownst to Janine, Ben contemplates an affair with Anna (Scarlett Johansson), an attractive woman trying to make a career as a singer. Another of Gigi’s friends at work, Beth (Jennifer Aniston), enjoys a successful, healthy relationship with Neil (Ben Affleck), but storm clouds hover over them as he has no interest in getting married. Kris Kristofferson co-stars as Beth’s father. ~ Perry Seibert, All Movie Guide

For all you girls out there who have read He’s Just Not that Into You (and if you have you better get off your f**king ass and buy it) this film is a must.  I didn’t think the film was anything revolutionary or new, but, it was really fun and sweet.  I thought they did a good job trying to stay true to the book (which is hard seeming its a self-help book).  

I give this film **** because its a great chick flick to see with your friends or boyfriend, easy to watch, good music, and good looking people to star at.  I recommend it for ages 12+.

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