Any Oscar Fans Out There?

@Aurone (4757)
United States
February 18, 2009 10:16pm CST
This is Oscar weekend folks. On Saturday AMC movie theaters play an all day movie marathon of all 5 best picture nominated films. I will be there will bells on, food in my purse and crocheting so I don't die from boredom during Frost Nixon. Then on Sunday is the awards themselves hosted by Hugh Jackman. I have the TiVO set just in case I forget (like I could). I look forward to both of these events every year. Does anyone else watch the AMC showcase or watch the Oscars? What are some of your favorite moments?
3 responses
@Savvynlady (3685)
• United States
19 Feb 09
I've been watching it a couple of years here and there. I was there when Halle and Denzel won it around 2001; When Jamie Foxx won it in 2005; and when Ruby Dee went up for it last year although personally, she should have gotten a Lifetime Achievement but ok. This year, the Oscars coincide with Mardi Gras down here, so my attentions will be between the both. I am happy for Taraji P.Henson and Viola Davis. but it's a tight one again.
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@Aurone (4757)
• United States
19 Feb 09
One of my Favs was when Shakespeare in Love beat Saving Private Ryan. This year I will be disappointed if Heath Ledger doesn't get, as I was disappointed that they slighted Brokeback Mountain in favor of whatever won that year. The Oscars have their moments some good and some bad.
• United States
19 Feb 09
Saving Private Ryan being beat out by Shakespeare in Love? well, when Out of Africa beat out The Color Purple, I was real ticked. Big time. But then again, these things happen.
@dodo19 (38715)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
19 Feb 09
I can certainly say that I'm an Oscar fan. I've always been interested in movies, and I've been watching the Oscars, since I was in my early teens. I can say that the Oscars that I've watched have had good and okay moments, which can be said for any other award show, or tv show, or something. But I still like to watch it. I enjoy it, and find it entertaining for the most part.
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@Aurone (4757)
• United States
19 Feb 09
So do I. Its really the only awards show that I watch or care about. I have been a movie buff since I worked in a video store when I was a kid.
• United States
19 Feb 09
Yes, I enjoy the Oscars. I listen to them if I'm not watching them. I also make sure to find out the results in case I missed anything. I used to do Oscar predictions until I simply got bored with it and decided to stop. I do watch AMC often anyway, so I have seen the nominated/award winning movies there.
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@Aurone (4757)
• United States
19 Feb 09
I am usually careful about not watching what I think will make the list, so that I haven't seen any of the best pictures movies as not to spoil my Oscar movie day.