Just 3 short thoughts on the new state of the race:
1. I would like to apologize to fellow bloggers because when they made their Oscar winners predictions months ago and they had The Social Network up there (even before the crazy began), I told them: no way is that happening! And now, after even the Globes surrendered to Fincher’s work, I myself am jumping on its bandwagon (of predicting, just that). No way will it lose BP at the Oscars… So, guys, your instincts were better than mine and I’m just joining the dance a bit late.
But my point is still valid in a way: will Oscar voters Ernest Borgnine, Sidney Poitier, Lauren Bacall, Dame Judi Dench or anyone over 60 who doesn’t know what Facebook is or just doesn’t care vote for The Social Network or even put it high on the list?!
2. I saw the ceremony live and it was boring and filled with bad speeches. I don’t remember the last time I had so little anticipation for an Oscar ceremony… even the Best Supporting Actress seems quite settled, and I’m not satisfied, as I dislike both Melissa Leo’s and Hailee’s off-screen personas; fake fake fake.
3. The original score for Inception is the best I’ve heard in years. Waiting for a Train and Time are themes that I’ve listed to constantly in the past months and they always tear me to pieces; so moving, so deep, so important, so brilliant in my mind. So I hope Oscar voters don’t just go blindly for anything Social Network, like GG did, and they recognize Hans Zimmer’s deep, meaningful, heartbreaking music creation.
Thoughts on these 3 points?
Monday, January 17, 2011
Why, Golden Globes, why?!