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Golden Globe winners
Yahoo! ^

Posted on 01/13/2008 8:29:27 PM PST by mozarky2

Best Picture: Atonement

Anyone seen this?


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: goldenglobes; hollywood

1 posted on 01/13/2008 8:29:28 PM PST by mozarky2
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To: mozarky2

I haven’t heard of half of these winners, either in actors or productions, and I’m 27!!


2 posted on 01/13/2008 8:32:09 PM PST by Pyro7480 ("Jesu, Jesu, Jesu, esto mihi Jesus" -St. Ralph Sherwin's last words at Tyburn)
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To: mozarky2

I can certainly agree with Ratatouille winning Best Animated...dunno about Atonement.

I did see No Country For Old Men and really liked it.


3 posted on 01/13/2008 8:33:48 PM PST by mozarky2 (Ya never stand so tall as when ya stoop to stomp a statist!)
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To: mozarky2

Ratatouille is the only movie I saw, and that’s just ‘cuz I’m surrounded by kids who wanted to see it. It was a pretty well-done animation job. I didn’t recognize any of the other stuff, and only some of the actors on the list.


4 posted on 01/13/2008 8:43:02 PM PST by Theresawithanh (This is my tagline. FRED!!!!!!)
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To: mozarky2

I only saw four movies (in theaters) all year in 2007. Probably even fewer in 2008.


5 posted on 01/13/2008 8:44:14 PM PST by JillValentine (Being a feminist is all about being a victim. Being an armed woman is all about not being a victim.)
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To: mozarky2
I saw Bucket List with Jack Nickolson on friday and it was funny and sad and very very worth seeing.
6 posted on 01/13/2008 8:47:11 PM PST by fish hawk (The religion of Darwinism = Monkey Intellect)
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To: mozarky2

Were they even televised this year?


7 posted on 01/13/2008 8:48:38 PM PST by Borges
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To: Borges

Nope.


8 posted on 01/13/2008 8:49:48 PM PST by Uriah_lost ("I don't apologize for the United States of America," -Fred D Thompson)
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To: Uriah_lost

Good. The Golden Globes are a joke with no credibility.


9 posted on 01/13/2008 8:50:57 PM PST by Borges
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To: mozarky2
I am so enjoying the collapse of the Old Media and the entertainment industry.

There is really only one show I followed, and that was Battlestar Galactica. Otherwise for comedy the good stuff is easily accessible on-line, or I get the kids to help me perform old Monty Python skits.

10 posted on 01/13/2008 8:51:05 PM PST by Weaponier (Now is the time for Fred Thompson!!)
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To: Weaponier

Yeah it’s much better without those pesky writers so we can have more reality shows. /sarc


11 posted on 01/13/2008 8:51:54 PM PST by Borges
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To: JillValentine

Love your tagline, Jill...AND your pic.

Something about a beautiful woman with a gun! Funny, I can’t talk my wife into carrying one, but at least she doesn’t complain about mine. In fact she’s grateful for them. On a recent trip, she made sure I brought my pistols. I’m currently trying to convince her that we’re in desperate need of a Kimber Eclipse. She says “Well, I’m in desperate need of a Roomba”! Great trade, I say!


12 posted on 01/13/2008 8:52:01 PM PST by mozarky2 (Ya never stand so tall as when ya stoop to stomp a statist!)
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To: mozarky2

I saw Atonement. Struck me as another reductive, ‘classy’ literary adpatation. I hear the book was good though.


13 posted on 01/13/2008 8:53:28 PM PST by Borges
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To: mozarky2
I have.

I actually thought that No Country For Old Men and There Will Be Blood were stronger. The problem, I suspect, was that women couldn't embrace "NCFOM" or "TWBB" they way they could Atonement. Sorta like what happened when Shakespeare In Love snagged the "Best Picture" Oscar from Saving Private Ryan.

Joe Wright is an excellent director but I would give the "Best Director" honors to the Coen Bros or P.T. Anderson.

14 posted on 01/13/2008 9:00:23 PM PST by Cyropaedia ("Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principal of evil...".)
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To: fish hawk

My husband and I want to see that.

We saw “Charlie Wilson’s War” and were most disappointed with the revisionist history. Mike Nichols, what did we expect?


15 posted on 01/13/2008 9:12:15 PM PST by khnyny (Clinton and Co. are the carnies of American politics.)
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To: mozarky2

I saw it in the theater. GF wanted to see it, and I was sure that it would be a chick flick, too artsy to be real.

It was a chick flick, but OK until the ending, the interview at the end totally destroyed the story momentum that had been achieved to that point. I heard several less than charitable remarks from the patrons (mostly women) as we were leaving.

Recommendation: Wait for DVD, or avoid.


16 posted on 01/13/2008 9:12:24 PM PST by the lone wolf (Good Luck, and watch out for stobor.)
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To: khnyny
Bucket List is by Rob Riener, no friend of Conservatives or Republicans but still the movie was funny and moving and I really enjoyed it. Not only Nicholson but Morgan Freeman was fantastic.
17 posted on 01/13/2008 9:43:03 PM PST by fish hawk (The religion of Darwinism = Monkey Intellect)
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To: All

Rose Byrne so should have won, supporting actress for her role as Ellen Parsons in Damages. Such a great actress.

My Top Ten:

1. Hot Fuzz
2. 28 Weeks Later
3. No Country For Old Men
4. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
5. Zodiac
6. The Lives of Others
6. Ratatouille
7. Sunshine
8. Atonement
9. Rescue Dawn
10. Eastern Promises

Hon. Mention: 3: 10 to Yuma, I am Legend, The Bourne Ultimatum, Black Book


18 posted on 01/13/2008 11:51:22 PM PST by shhimundercover
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I liked Atonement as well. A very fasinating film. I’m kind of left still thinking about it. Honestly, it’s a pretty devastating film to watch. Definetly, a film to remember. THE CONSEQUENCES FOR LYING CAN KILL!!!!


19 posted on 01/13/2008 11:51:23 PM PST by shhimundercover
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To: shhimundercover

Danny Butterman: Where's the trolley boy?

Nicholas Angel: In the freezer.

Danny Butterman: Did you say anything like 'cool it'?

Nicholas Angel: Umm, no, not really.

Danny Butterman: Awww, shame.

Nicholas Angel: Well, you would have been proud of me before, when he attacked me in the hotel and I distracted him with the cuddly toy and I said, "Playtime's over" and hit him over the head with the plant pot.

Danny Butterman: Man, you're off the (bleepin') chain!

20 posted on 01/14/2008 12:16:14 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: mozarky2

Atonement is a beautiful movie. But I was rooting for Kite Runner to win Foreign Language movie, although I realized that the Afghani author considered Bush his friend and Carter a weak president, so it’s very unlikely that the liberal Hollywood Press would give him any award.


21 posted on 01/14/2008 2:50:15 AM PST by paudio (Rose: I loath and despise money! Father: You also spend it!)
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To: mozarky2

The book was good. Kind of a freaky ending.


22 posted on 01/14/2008 4:11:50 AM PST by meowmeow (In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
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To: mozarky2

It was certainly the best movie I saw in 2007, and it was terrific.


23 posted on 01/14/2008 7:50:47 AM PST by Andyman (The truth shall make you freep.)
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To: paudio

Your tagline is from one of my favorite films of all time.


24 posted on 01/14/2008 2:11:40 PM PST by Borges
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To: Borges
I’m glad that somebody recognizes it. It is also my favorite movie, and the dialog captures liberals’ attitude very well!
25 posted on 01/14/2008 2:43:53 PM PST by paudio (Rose: I loath and despise money! Father: You also spend it!)
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To: mozarky2
ATONEMENT is also Michael Medved’s best movie of 2007.
26 posted on 01/14/2008 2:47:47 PM PST by winstonwolf33 ("Priapus, king and master! Master of the Universe! King of the Jungle!"--Bonfire of the Vanities)
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To: mozarky2
Best Picture: Atonement

Anyone seen this?

Yes. It's a fascinating story well told. Cinematography is terrific and casting is spot on. It helps to have read the book - some of the time lapse sequences could get confusing.

If you go to see it without having read the book, just remember that there are often several different perspectives on the same event.

27 posted on 01/14/2008 2:54:26 PM PST by TexasNative2000 (Is this tagline governed by McCain-Feingold?)
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To: winstonwolf33

Medved was totally wrong about Bug. It was one of last year’s best films.


28 posted on 01/14/2008 3:05:13 PM PST by Borges
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