Shocked and Persuaded


Separating Fact From Fiction

Revised Oscar Pix

Best Picture: Inception
Best Director: Darren Aronosfky
Best Actor: OK so I wanted to pick Colin Firth but i am going with Javier Bardem in an upset
Best Actress: Natalie Portman
Supporting Actor: Christian Bale
Supporting Actress: Helena Bonham Carter
Original Screeplay: Inception
Adapted Screenplay: Winter’s Bone
Foreign Language Film: Biutiful (In all fairness this is the only one I saw!)
Animated Feature: What it should be if Hollywood was not about the mega-movie “The Illusionist” (i.e., My Pick!)>>>What it will be because it is “Toy Story 3”
Original Score: Inception
Original Song: Don’t know any of them
Art Direction: Inception
Cinematography: Inception in a route!
Costume Design: The King’s Speech
Makeup: Don’t know any of them
Documentary: Inside Job
Sound Mixing: Inception
Sound Editing: Inception
Visual Effects: Inception
Film Editing: Black Swan

Quote of the Day

Miles Davis wrote in his scabrous autobiography about being invited to a White House dinner in 1987. An older woman asked the not-so-modest trumpeter what he’d done to merit being there. Davis shot back, “Well, I’ve changed music five or six times.”