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23 February 2009 @ 10:39 am
oscar meme, one day late  
By the way: I haven't seen Slumdog Millionaire but I can safely say that the best song category was a joke this year. -nods-

Below are all of the Best Picture winners. Bold those you've seen, underline your favorites, and strikeout the ones you don't like.

1927-1928 (Best Production) Wings
1928-1929 The Broadway Melody
1929-1930 All Quiet on the Western Front

1930-1931 Cimarron
1931-1932 Grand Hotel
1932-1933 Cavalcade
1934 It Happened One Night ♥ ♥ ♥
1935 Mutiny on the Bounty
1936 The Great Ziegfeld
1937 The Life of Emile Zola
1938 You Can't Take It with You
1939 Gone with the Wind started it but could never finish it.

1940 Rebecca
1941 How Green Was My Valley
1942 Mrs. Miniver
1943 Casablanca ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
1944 Going My Way
1945 The Lost Weekend
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives
1947 Gentleman's Agreement
1948 Hamlet
1949 All the King's Men

1950 All About Eve
1951 An American in Paris
1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
1953 From Here to Eternity
1954 On the Waterfront ♥ ♥ ♥
1955 Marty
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai
1958 Gigi
1959 Ben-Hur

1960 The Apartment ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
1961 West Side Story
1962 Lawrence of Arabia
1963 Tom Jones
1964 My Fair Lady
1965 The Sound of Music
1966 A Man for All Seasons
1967 In the Heat of the Night
1968 Oliver!
1969 Midnight Cowboy

1970 Patton
1971 The French Connection
1972 The Godfather
1973 The Sting
1974 The Godfather Part II
1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

1976 Rocky
1977 Annie Hall
1978 The Deer Hunter ♥ ♥ ♥

1979 Kramer vs. Kramer

1980 Ordinary People
1981 Chariots of Fire
1982 Gandhi
1983 Terms of Endearment
1984 Amadeus ♥ ♥ ♥
1985 Out of Africa
1986 Platoon
1987 The Last Emperor
1988 Rain Man (started it, never could finish it. I was bored to tears after the first twenty minutes and I couldn't stand Tom Cruise's face. *hides*)
1989 Driving Miss Daisy

1990 Dances with Wolves
1991 The Silence of the Lambs
1992 Unforgiven ♥ ♥ ♥
1993 Schindler's List
1994 Forrest Gump

1995 Braveheart
1996- The English Patient
1997 Titanic
1998 Shakespeare in Love

1999 American Beauty

2000 Gladiator (meh, not exactly liked it, didn't fiercely hate it but mostly, you give Ridley Scott an Oscar for THIS one and not anything he did before?)
2001 A Beautiful Mind
2002 Chicago
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
2004 Million Dollar Baby
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
2005 Crash
2006 The Departed
2007 No Country for Old Men

Which of the 2008 nominees do you want to win? Milk, but it didn't.

Which of these nominees from the past 20 years have you seen? Again, bold those you've seen, underline favorites, strike the ones you don't like. Also italicise the film that deserved to win, whether or not it is the one that actually won (the first film listed).

I'm italicising when I have seen at least two)

1988 Rain Man (-> as I said above, never could finish it)
The Accidental Tourist
Dangerous Liaisons
Mississippi Burning
Working Girl

1989 Driving Miss Daisy
Born on the Fourth of July
Dead Poets Society
Field of Dreams
My Left Foot

1990 Dances with Wolves
The Godfather Part III


1991 The Silence of the Lambs
Beauty and the Beast

The Prince of Tides

1992 Unforgiven
The Crying Game
A Few Good Men
Howards End
Scent of a Woman

1993 Schindler's List
The Fugitive

In the Name of the Father
The Piano (one of the most three overrated movie EVER. WTF? I hated it.)
The Remains of the Day

1994 Forrest Gump
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Pulp Fiction

Quiz Show
The Shawshank Redemption

1995 Braveheart
Apollo 13
Il Postino (The Postman)
Sense and Sensibility (I think I've seen it but I can't remember exactly. I don't like Jane Austen adaptations usually.)

1996 The English Patient
Jerry Maguire
Secrets & Lies

1997 Titanic
As Good as It Gets
The Full Monty
Good Will Hunting
L.A. Confidential

1998 Shakespeare in Love
Life Is Beautiful (La vita è bella)
Saving Private Ryan
The Thin Red Line
(-> by the way? Most robbed Oscar EVER. From the Thin Red Line I mean.)

1999 American Beauty
The Cider House Rules
The Green Mile
The Insider

The Sixth Sense

2000 Gladiator
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Erin Brockovich
(meh, I don't think that among the ones I liked here there was one that impressed me more than the others.)

2001 A Beautiful Mind
Gosford Park
In the Bedroom
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Moulin Rouge!

(can't say because I haven't seen A Beautiful Mind.)

2002 Chicago
Gangs of New York
The Hours (oooveeerrrrated..)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Pianist
(I mean, no match. Sorry but no freaking match.)

2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Lost in Translation

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Mystic River

2004 Million Dollar Baby (NO MATCH.)
The Aviator
Finding Neverland

2005 Crash
Brokeback Mountain
Good Night, and Good Luck


2006 The Departed
(not that impressive if you ask me but whatever..)
Letters from Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen

2007 No Country for Old Men
Michael Clayton
There Will Be Blood

(can't say here because I haven't seen There Will Be Blood)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

Ha, I've only seen one this year. But I was hoping for that one. *sigh*
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bitterbird on February 23rd, 2009 09:42 am (UTC)
I was hoping for Milk too, its better them slumdog imo
the female ghost of tom joad: milkjanie_tangerine on February 23rd, 2009 10:12 am (UTC)
I haven't seen Slumdog but topping Milk? Hard. I was hoping for it to get more than two awards but still, it's something.
bitterbird on February 23rd, 2009 12:08 pm (UTC)
I wouldnt even go out of your way to watch Slumdog, its nothing extra special imo
°°  £å  §âM¥  °°: Milk * kisslasamy on February 23rd, 2009 11:38 am (UTC)
oh THANK YOU, finally someone other than my socia who thinks that too.

I didn't even get to finish Slumdog...I was like..WTF, is that it?? I have to say, the cinematography was great and the kids adorable but...best picture of the year? oh hale no!

Edited at 2009-02-23 11:38 am (UTC)
bitterbird on February 23rd, 2009 12:08 pm (UTC)
slumdog is ok, bet pest picture? yes no way in hell!
if the academy were not so political Milk would have stood a better chance
they did deserve it