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02.11.2011
UPDATE: Scott Pilgrim director Edgar Wright just wrote in to say: "Very nice to be in the running. Glad those of you who voted had as much as a blast watching it as we did making it. Thanks to all you crazy schmoes out there!"

The official nominations for the 10th Annual JoBlo.com Movie Awards (aka the Golden Schmoes) have been compiled and the official voting will begin on Monday (February 14 - 24), so sharpen your fingernails and get ready to vote for your faves! The winners will be announced on Friday, February 25th, just two days before those darn "Oscar thingies" are handed out.

Directly below are the films which received the most nominations. Seems like every year another record is broken in terms of the most nominations of all-time (last year's INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS had 18 nominations which beat out the previous record-holder THE DARK KNIGHT, which had 16 nominations) and this year it was Nolan who was back again with INCEPTION, which led the pack with 19 nominations overall (and that's without DiCaprio as a Best Actor nom -- he did get the nom, but for SHUTTER ISLAND instead).

The three other "big flicks" to receive major nominations were THE SOCIAL NETWORK, BLACK SWAN and SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD! That's right, despite the latter film's lack of box-office success, JoBlo.com fans loved that shtuff and voted the shit out of it. KICK-ASS and TRON: LEGACY also racked up 8 and 7 nominations respectively. Other films with a handful of nominations include TRUE GRIT (6), TOY STORY 3 (5) and EASY A (4).

MOST NOMINATIONS
Inception (19 nominations)
The Social Network (12 nominations)
Black Swan (12 nominations)
Scott Pilgrim vs the World (11 nominations)
Kick-Ass (8 nominations)
Tron: Legacy (7 nominations)

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Voting period: February 14 - 24, 2011
Winners announcement: Friday February 25th 2011

The official 2010 nominees are:

1) Favorite Movie of the Year:
Black Swan
Inception
The Social Network
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
Toy Story 3

2) Worst Movie of the Year:
Alice in Wonderland
Cop Out
Jonah Hex
The Last Airbender
A Nightmare on Elm Street

3) Best Director of the Year:
Ben Affleck - The Town
Darren Aronofsky - Black Swan
David Fincher - The Social Network
Christopher Nolan - Inception
Edgar Wright - Scott Pilgrim vs the World

4) Best Screenplay of the Year:
Black Swan
Inception
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit

5) Most Overrated Movie of the Year:
Alice in Wonderland
The Expendables
Inception
The Kids are Alright
Twilight: Eclipse

6) Most Underrated Movie of the Year:
The A-Team
Buried
Kick-Ass
Let Me In
Scott Pilgrim vs the World

7) Trippiest Movie of the Year:
Black Swan
Inception
Shutter Island
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
Tron: Legacy

8) Best Comedy of the Year:
Easy A
Get Him to the Greek
Hot Tub Time Machine
The Other Guys
Scott Pilgrim vs the World

9) Best Horror Movie of the Year:
Black Swan
The Crazies
Let Me In
Piranha 3D
Shutter Island

10) Best Animated Movie of the Year:
Despicable Me
How to Train Your Dragon
Megamind
Tangled
Toy Story 3

11) Best Sci-Fi Movie of the Year:
Inception
Iron Man 2
Predators
Splice
Tron: Legacy

12) Best Special Effects of the Year:
Harry Potter...
Inception
Iron Man 2
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
Tron: Legacy

13) Biggest Disappointment of the Year:
Alice in Wonderland
Clash of the Titans
Iron Man 2
A Nightmare on Elm Street
The Wolfman

14) Biggest Surprise of the Year:
Easy A
How to Train Your Dragon
Kick-Ass
The Social Network
Scott Pilgrim vs the World

15) Best Actor of the Year:
Jeff Bridges - True Grit
Leonardo DiCaprio - Shutter Island
Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network
Colin Firth - The King's Speech
James Franco - 127 Hours

16) Best Actress of the Year:
Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone
Natalie Portman - Black Swan
Hailee Steinfeld - True Grit
Emma Stone - Easy A
Michelle Williams - Blue Valentine

17) Best Supporting Actor of the Year:
Christian Bale - The Fighter
Andrew Garfield - The Social Network
Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Inception
Jeremy Renner - The Town
Geoffrey Rush - The King's Speech

18) Best Supporting Actress of the Year:
Amy Adams - The Fighter
Marion Cotillard - Inception
Mila Kunis - Black Swan
Melissa Leo - The Fighter
Chloe Grace Moretz - Kick-Ass

19) Breakthrough Performance of the Year:
Andrew Garfield - The Social Network
Tom Hardy - Inception
Chloe Grace Moretz - Kick-Ass
Hailee Steinfeld - True Grit
Emma Stone - Easy A

20) Favorite Celebrity of the Year:
Jeff Bridges
Leonardo DiCaprio
James Franco
Conan O'Brien
Natalie Portman

21) Coolest Character of the Year:
Arthur - Inception
Eams - Inception
Hit-Girl - Kick-Ass
Machete - Machete 
Rooster Cogburn - True Grit

22) Best Music in a Movie:
Black Swan
Inception
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
The Social Network
Tron: Legacy

23) Favorite Movie Poster of the Year:
Black Swan
Buried
Inception
The Social Network
Scott Pilgrim vs the World

24) Best Trailer of the Year (2010 releases only):
Black Swan
Inception
The Social Network
Tron: Legacy
True Grit

25) Best DVD of the Year:
Alien Anthology
Avatar 3-Disc Extended Edition
Back to the Future Trilogy
Inception
Scott Pilgrim vs the World

26) Best Action Sequence of the Year:
Inception - Rotating hallways
Kick-Ass - Hit-Girl vs Gangsters
Kick-Ass - Hit-Girl rescues Big Daddy
The Town - Final shootout
Tron: Legacy - Lightcycle race

27) Most Memorable Scene in a Movie:
127 Hours - Arm being cut off
Black Swan - Opening night of Swan Lake
Inception - Zero gravity scene
Toy Story 3 - Andy says goodbye
Toy Story 3 - The incinerator

28) Best T&A of the Year:
Kelly Brook - Piranha 3D
Scarlett Johansson - Iron Man 2
Mila Kunis - Black Swan
Olivia Wilde - Tron: Legacy
Mary Elizabeth Winstead - Scott Pilgrim vs the World

29) Best Line of the Year:
Inception - "You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darlin"
Kick-Ass - "Okay, you cunts. Let's see what you can do now!"
Machete - "Machete don't text."
The Social Network -
"I'm 6'5, 220 pounds and there are two of me."
The Social Network - "Did I adequately answer your condescending question?"

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1:42AM on 02/13/2011
The Kids Are All Right was and is not overrated. It is a great movie.

Kind of hoped to see Ruffalo get a Best Supporting nod for TKAAR, Reynolds get Best Actor for Buried, and The Town get a nod for Favorite Picture.

It's going to be hard choosing what and who to vote for this year.
The Kids Are All Right was and is not overrated. It is a great movie.

Kind of hoped to see Ruffalo get a Best Supporting nod for TKAAR, Reynolds get Best Actor for Buried, and The Town get a nod for Favorite Picture.

It's going to be hard choosing what and who to vote for this year.
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12:22PM on 02/12/2011
I loved all of the best pic nominees....damn which to choose!!!!!
I loved all of the best pic nominees....damn which to choose!!!!!
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12:18PM on 02/12/2011
I loved all of the best pic nominees....damn which to choose!!!!!
I loved all of the best pic nominees....damn which to choose!!!!!
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12:14AM on 02/12/2011

Best Lines?

I like most of the nominees, but the "Best Lines" suck. All the movies this past year and people selected those? I agree with Canto below, the Comedy category isn't that great this year, but there really wasn't that many good comedies this past year.
I like most of the nominees, but the "Best Lines" suck. All the movies this past year and people selected those? I agree with Canto below, the Comedy category isn't that great this year, but there really wasn't that many good comedies this past year.
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9:20PM on 02/11/2011
I would like to have seen 127 hours up for best movie, along with the fighter and true grit. Need more in there.
I would like to have seen 127 hours up for best movie, along with the fighter and true grit. Need more in there.
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7:58PM on 02/11/2011
what the hell is up with the Comedy category? Easy A? Get Him to the Greek?

Not enough people saw Four Lions obviously.
what the hell is up with the Comedy category? Easy A? Get Him to the Greek?

Not enough people saw Four Lions obviously.
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6:37PM on 02/11/2011

SNUB!!!

Pretty good, Schmoes. Can't really argue with any of these. Though, Alice Eve not getting a T&A nom is an outrage. Outrage I say!
Pretty good, Schmoes. Can't really argue with any of these. Though, Alice Eve not getting a T&A nom is an outrage. Outrage I say!
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5:58PM on 02/11/2011
Go Inception
Go Inception
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5:56PM on 02/11/2011
Emma Stone has 2 nods, SUCCESS. I'm surprised "You better lawyer up Asshole" was nominated.
Emma Stone has 2 nods, SUCCESS. I'm surprised "You better lawyer up Asshole" was nominated.
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3:25PM on 02/11/2011

127 Hours

I really wish people could have given more love to 127 Hours, 2 nominations is not enough
I really wish people could have given more love to 127 Hours, 2 nominations is not enough
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3:15PM on 02/11/2011

Memorable Scene

Toy Story 3 has to win Most Memorable Scene, but which one? Both are "Mufasa dies/Bambi's mom gets shot" style emotional. Incinerator probably sticks out more because you don't expect it, but then again Andy says goodbye was like the culmination of 15 years of Pixar's first/favorite franchise. I hope they don't cancel each other out which lets another one win.
Toy Story 3 has to win Most Memorable Scene, but which one? Both are "Mufasa dies/Bambi's mom gets shot" style emotional. Incinerator probably sticks out more because you don't expect it, but then again Andy says goodbye was like the culmination of 15 years of Pixar's first/favorite franchise. I hope they don't cancel each other out which lets another one win.
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1:22PM on 02/11/2011

Some Mix Ups

Social Network, from the get go, was overhyped and inception, no one saw it being as good as it is, so definitely a surprise. And best line, the 2 from social network?? Really,..just...really? Who created 10 profiles to make sure those were in there? I'm embarassed to be a schmoe on here for over 10 years now.

Kudos to Edgar Wright!
Social Network, from the get go, was overhyped and inception, no one saw it being as good as it is, so definitely a surprise. And best line, the 2 from social network?? Really,..just...really? Who created 10 profiles to make sure those were in there? I'm embarassed to be a schmoe on here for over 10 years now.

Kudos to Edgar Wright!
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5:00PM on 02/13/2011
Really? Inception was both the most over-hyped and over-rated movie of the year. The Social Network was a fantastic exercise in quality film-making. Fanboys are lame.
Really? Inception was both the most over-hyped and over-rated movie of the year. The Social Network was a fantastic exercise in quality film-making. Fanboys are lame.
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12:49PM on 02/11/2011

love the schmoes

however this year they seem even more of a fanboy award as opposed to actual movie award. Don't get me wrong, there's still a lot of great movies nominated in here, but we all know now who's gonna win and I think it's based more on popularity than movie value (I really liked Inception but for it to be nominated so many times is pushing it). Here are some other issues I have:
- Scott Pilgrim as a best movie? (Wright is a great choice for a director nom, but as a movie... I don't know, there
however this year they seem even more of a fanboy award as opposed to actual movie award. Don't get me wrong, there's still a lot of great movies nominated in here, but we all know now who's gonna win and I think it's based more on popularity than movie value (I really liked Inception but for it to be nominated so many times is pushing it). Here are some other issues I have:
- Scott Pilgrim as a best movie? (Wright is a great choice for a director nom, but as a movie... I don't know, there were better ones - Animal Kingdom, King's Speech anyone?);
- Expendables, Kids Are All Right and Inception may be a bit overrated for some but they don't deserve to be in the top 5. These are all good movies to say the least;
- A-Team underrated? More like heavily overrated;
- Splice was unintentionally hilarious, not scary;
- I know JGL has A LOT of fans nowadays but for him to be nominated for Inception is crazy. There were so many great supporting performances this year;
- no Jacki Weaver and Ben Mendelsohn?

That would be it for the bad. However, as usual there are so many things the Schmoes do better than the Oscars. First of all, they don't suck celebrity cock. Second of all the technical nominations that we have - effects and music - are way better than their Oscar counterparts. We have great genre nominations, T&A, the quotes are great and the worst are also wisely picked.
PS. Kudos to Edgar Wright for thanking all the schmoes!
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5:05PM on 02/13/2011
I agree with everything you've said. These awards look more like the MTV Movie Awards this year than any year prior.
I agree with everything you've said. These awards look more like the MTV Movie Awards this year than any year prior.
12:04PM on 02/11/2011

Hell Yeah!

Ok, The Oscars & the Mtv Movie awards have had their moments...but JoBlo's Golden Schmoes list of nominee's is FAR more exciting & bad-ass to vote for.

My only question: How on earth did Twilight Eclipse NOT make the worst movie of the year list?
Ok, The Oscars & the Mtv Movie awards have had their moments...but JoBlo's Golden Schmoes list of nominee's is FAR more exciting & bad-ass to vote for.

My only question: How on earth did Twilight Eclipse NOT make the worst movie of the year list?
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12:07PM on 02/11/2011
Cause most of us have had the common sense to stay away from it ! All the mentioned "worst" films had fanboy appeal : Tim Burton, Kevin Smith, Shyamalan, Freddy Krueger, and mm... Megan Fox. Also, does anyone think that Shyamalan's next movie could be even worse (again) than The Last Airbender ?
Cause most of us have had the common sense to stay away from it ! All the mentioned "worst" films had fanboy appeal : Tim Burton, Kevin Smith, Shyamalan, Freddy Krueger, and mm... Megan Fox. Also, does anyone think that Shyamalan's next movie could be even worse (again) than The Last Airbender ?
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11:50AM on 02/11/2011

Edgar Wright...

is truly the coolest dude in Hollywood right now. He goes out of his way to thank everyone possible. Love that guy
is truly the coolest dude in Hollywood right now. He goes out of his way to thank everyone possible. Love that guy
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11:47AM on 02/11/2011
I need to decide whether Black Swan or Scott Pilgrim was my favorite movie from last year. Hmmm, decisions, decisions.
I need to decide whether Black Swan or Scott Pilgrim was my favorite movie from last year. Hmmm, decisions, decisions.
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11:37AM on 02/11/2011

UPDATE

I want to have Edgar Wright's baby.
I want to have Edgar Wright's baby.
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11:22AM on 02/11/2011

Legend

Edgar Wright is such a sweet dude. I loved his expression on the Podcast, about touring with Scott Pilgrim : "It's a very strange feeling, performing a victory lap for something that has essentially underperformed". It's VERY healthy for the industry that he acknowledges our moral support to his work, that way he'll hopefully never have to make artistic compromises in order to get his films greenlit. I also hope that we'll see him as an actor one day :p
Edgar Wright is such a sweet dude. I loved his expression on the Podcast, about touring with Scott Pilgrim : "It's a very strange feeling, performing a victory lap for something that has essentially underperformed". It's VERY healthy for the industry that he acknowledges our moral support to his work, that way he'll hopefully never have to make artistic compromises in order to get his films greenlit. I also hope that we'll see him as an actor one day :p
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10:27AM on 02/11/2011

Ruined ..LoL

OMG.. you guys ruined 127 Hours for me. I haven't even seen it, then I read,
"27) Most Memorable Scene in a Movie:
127 Hours - Arm being cut off".. so that's how he gets out, huh. What a spoiler.

And I don't think Kick Ass and The Social Network shouldn't be in the Biggest Surprise of the Year category. I think most people were anticipating those movies were going to be good. I am shocked however, Karate Kid didn't make it into that category.
OMG.. you guys ruined 127 Hours for me. I haven't even seen it, then I read,
"27) Most Memorable Scene in a Movie:
127 Hours - Arm being cut off".. so that's how he gets out, huh. What a spoiler.

And I don't think Kick Ass and The Social Network shouldn't be in the Biggest Surprise of the Year category. I think most people were anticipating those movies were going to be good. I am shocked however, Karate Kid didn't make it into that category.
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10:47AM on 02/11/2011
Troll...
Troll...
7:18PM on 02/11/2011
LoL.. Fanboy.
LoL.. Fanboy.
9:17AM on 02/11/2011
DiCaprio best actor Shutter Island - alright!!!!
DiCaprio best actor Shutter Island - alright!!!!
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9:14AM on 02/11/2011

Golden Schmoes

This is how it should be done. Inception getting acknowledged. Happy for JGL and Cortillard for the nomination in Inception. Good to see that Schmoes here have similar tastes. Good to see Scott Pilgrim, Kick-Ass, Buried, Leo DiCaprio (really, he was awesome in 2010 - that year belonged to him), Garfield and Hardy recognised.
Well done Schmoes.

PS-- Awesome seeing Edgar Wright following Golden Schmoes.
This is how it should be done. Inception getting acknowledged. Happy for JGL and Cortillard for the nomination in Inception. Good to see that Schmoes here have similar tastes. Good to see Scott Pilgrim, Kick-Ass, Buried, Leo DiCaprio (really, he was awesome in 2010 - that year belonged to him), Garfield and Hardy recognised.
Well done Schmoes.

PS-- Awesome seeing Edgar Wright following Golden Schmoes.
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9:14AM on 02/11/2011
This isn't a complaint, just more of an observation. I'm surprised that Enter the Void wasn't nominated for trippiest movie. It's not really a contest. That wins hands down regardless of whether you liked it or not. Just saying.
This isn't a complaint, just more of an observation. I'm surprised that Enter the Void wasn't nominated for trippiest movie. It's not really a contest. That wins hands down regardless of whether you liked it or not. Just saying.
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1:14PM on 02/11/2011
Unfortunately, schmoes don't receive screener copies of films like Acadamy members do, so I assume this was more of a case of not enough of our voters having seen the film...
Unfortunately, schmoes don't receive screener copies of films like Acadamy members do, so I assume this was more of a case of not enough of our voters having seen the film...
1:20PM on 02/11/2011
I assumed that was the reason. Not a big deal to me.
I assumed that was the reason. Not a big deal to me.
5:11PM on 02/13/2011
N one who voted for these saw Enter the Void because they'd rather watch Inception for a tenth time than challenge themselves with something different. I found Enter the Void to be a bit too pretentious for me, but it's definitely courageous film-making. And yes, the trippiest for sure.
N one who voted for these saw Enter the Void because they'd rather watch Inception for a tenth time than challenge themselves with something different. I found Enter the Void to be a bit too pretentious for me, but it's definitely courageous film-making. And yes, the trippiest for sure.
9:08AM on 02/11/2011
I guess I don't have much in common with the other schmoes taste in movies. Since my four worst movies of the year were Inception, Scott Pilgrim, The Social Network, and Black Swan and here they are all nominated for best picture. The Kids Are All Right was one of my top four favorite movies of the year and it ended up on the most overrated list. At least Jennifer Lawrence was nominated for best actress, that was one of my favorite performances of the year. But, she'll probably lose to
I guess I don't have much in common with the other schmoes taste in movies. Since my four worst movies of the year were Inception, Scott Pilgrim, The Social Network, and Black Swan and here they are all nominated for best picture. The Kids Are All Right was one of my top four favorite movies of the year and it ended up on the most overrated list. At least Jennifer Lawrence was nominated for best actress, that was one of my favorite performances of the year. But, she'll probably lose to fanboy favorite Natalie Portman for playing a one-dimensional caricature in Black Swan. And I thought it was ridiculous Joseph Gordon Levitt was nominated for best supporting actor for Inception alongside great performances like Christian Bale in The Fighter and Geoffrey Rush in The King's Speech. His character had zero depth and just stood around trying to act cool and he didn't even pull that off in my opinion. But, I guess the schmoes did buy into the whole cool act because him AND Tom Hardy are nominated for coolest character. I don't think so. And it further annoys me that Mary Elizabeth Winstead shows up for T&A because she's such a talented actress but it confirms that Scott Pilgrim was a terrible role for her that basically wasted her if all she's up for is that. While I'm complaining, I'm not saying these are the WRONG choices because all you schmoes voted and that's what you came up with. So they're your choices but they don't really reflect my opinion at all. I did take part in the nomination process so I think I have a right to voice my disappointment.
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9:19AM on 02/11/2011
I really wanted to like The Kids are All Right but to me it was just poorly written. None of the character's story lines are resolved and it just falls flat. You might say that was a deliberate choice on the part of the filmmakers. But if there is no catharsis for the characters then there is none for the audience.
I really wanted to like The Kids are All Right but to me it was just poorly written. None of the character's story lines are resolved and it just falls flat. You might say that was a deliberate choice on the part of the filmmakers. But if there is no catharsis for the characters then there is none for the audience.
9:32AM on 02/11/2011
I thought the writing in The Kids Are All Right was excellent and that were was a resolution. I liked how things ended messily with Ruffalo's character. It's not a cookie cutter Hollywood ending though so I'll give you that but that's part of what I appreciated about it. I found the writing for some of the nominated movies to be very bad. Inception- too much exposition, too little creativity for a movie dealing with dreams, one dimensional characters. Scott Pilgrim- complete vapidity from
I thought the writing in The Kids Are All Right was excellent and that were was a resolution. I liked how things ended messily with Ruffalo's character. It's not a cookie cutter Hollywood ending though so I'll give you that but that's part of what I appreciated about it. I found the writing for some of the nominated movies to be very bad. Inception- too much exposition, too little creativity for a movie dealing with dreams, one dimensional characters. Scott Pilgrim- complete vapidity from beginning to end with absolutely no substance. The Social Network- completely fake rapid fire dialogue. Black Swan. Very artificial where Portman is playing a one dimensional caricature of an overly innocent girl. Then, she plays the caricature of a crazy girl and bad girl. So, none of that writing did much for me at all.
9:49AM on 02/11/2011
Don't get me wrong. I like unconventional endings. Things that are neatly wrapped up bother me to no end. But the fact that the whole family decided to hate Mark Ruffalo's character bothered me. They were the ones who drug him into their lives. Not only that but to me it would have been more unconventional to have one of the kids, at the very least, have a judging sympathy towards him. If for no other reason than to be contrarian to the parents, which they obviously resent. From that point on
Don't get me wrong. I like unconventional endings. Things that are neatly wrapped up bother me to no end. But the fact that the whole family decided to hate Mark Ruffalo's character bothered me. They were the ones who drug him into their lives. Not only that but to me it would have been more unconventional to have one of the kids, at the very least, have a judging sympathy towards him. If for no other reason than to be contrarian to the parents, which they obviously resent. From that point on in the movie everything felt very awkward to me. I just feel like the whole family hated eachother and puts on a good face. None of the characters truly changed and to me they just come off as trapped. And in the end resent Ruffalo for being free. Even if he makes poor decisions he is acting with pure intention and that's something none of them could ever do.
9:56AM on 02/11/2011
I think the family was upset with the appropriate people. Mark Ruffalo and Julianne Moore since they were the ones who messed up. I think the resentment of the children towards Ruffalo showed how much they actually cared about their family. They invited him in and wanted to get to know him and in return he was selfish and nearly broke up their family. That's what I got from it.
I think the family was upset with the appropriate people. Mark Ruffalo and Julianne Moore since they were the ones who messed up. I think the resentment of the children towards Ruffalo showed how much they actually cared about their family. They invited him in and wanted to get to know him and in return he was selfish and nearly broke up their family. That's what I got from it.
10:10AM on 02/11/2011
I think you have a really good point with that. I think I'm just mainly bothered by the fact that the hatred of him is universal. I think it directs the audience to hate him without thought. Though his actions were selfish and nearly broke them apart it's also what brought them back together. Don't forget that they were miserable before he showed up. The whole family just had restrained hatred for eachother. By him forcing their problems to the surface they finally dealt with them. Problems
I think you have a really good point with that. I think I'm just mainly bothered by the fact that the hatred of him is universal. I think it directs the audience to hate him without thought. Though his actions were selfish and nearly broke them apart it's also what brought them back together. Don't forget that they were miserable before he showed up. The whole family just had restrained hatred for eachother. By him forcing their problems to the surface they finally dealt with them. Problems which otherwise could have gone on for years unaddressed and ultimately killed him. It feels uneven to me. The whole movie is nuanced except for this part where they don't acknowledge that sometimes painful conflict brings about a breakthrough. Instead of pointing out the mixed basket that came with his arrival and truly ending on a more contemplative note they end with: "That guy was a dick. Now we're happy. Bump in the road."
10:16AM on 02/11/2011
True, the conflict did bring them all closer together but I don't think they necessarily owe Mark Rufallo anything for being the source of the conflict. They have a right to be upset with him. But, I appreciate that we're able to have an actual conversation about this rather than an argument.
True, the conflict did bring them all closer together but I don't think they necessarily owe Mark Rufallo anything for being the source of the conflict. They have a right to be upset with him. But, I appreciate that we're able to have an actual conversation about this rather than an argument.
10:25AM on 02/11/2011
Of course in no way am I saying that they should get on their knees and thank him. I just felt that there should have been some line acknowledging "Hey you did something bad. But I appreciate my family more now because of you. But that doesn't make it right". Right back at you about the conversation. Talking to you has made me like it more, even if I do have a discrepancy with the tone.
Of course in no way am I saying that they should get on their knees and thank him. I just felt that there should have been some line acknowledging "Hey you did something bad. But I appreciate my family more now because of you. But that doesn't make it right". Right back at you about the conversation. Talking to you has made me like it more, even if I do have a discrepancy with the tone.
8:17AM on 02/11/2011

John Hawkes

John Hawkes should have been nominated...he gave an amazing performance in Winter's Bone.
John Hawkes should have been nominated...he gave an amazing performance in Winter's Bone.
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7:17AM on 02/11/2011

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Finally Joblo getting the attention it deserves....And I love the noms...Sad that Expendables and Inception are in Overrated noms though....
Finally Joblo getting the attention it deserves....And I love the noms...Sad that Expendables and Inception are in Overrated noms though....
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6:11AM on 02/11/2011
I can honestly say I stand behind most of the nominations this year. Good picks people!
I can honestly say I stand behind most of the nominations this year. Good picks people!
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4:26AM on 02/11/2011
I wish Ryan Gosling got a nom for best actor
I wish Ryan Gosling got a nom for best actor
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4:19AM on 02/11/2011
A little bummed that Animal Kingdom didn't get much love, and I was hoping Ryan Reynolds would get in for Buried.

However, pretty much everything else I nominated got in, which I could never say about the stupid Oscars. Go Toy Story 3!
A little bummed that Animal Kingdom didn't get much love, and I was hoping Ryan Reynolds would get in for Buried.

However, pretty much everything else I nominated got in, which I could never say about the stupid Oscars. Go Toy Story 3!
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4:16AM on 02/11/2011

Where the fuck is...

How To Train Your Dragon for Best Music?

Yet Tron Legacy's highly derivative mess of a score gets nominated?

lol
How To Train Your Dragon for Best Music?

Yet Tron Legacy's highly derivative mess of a score gets nominated?

lol
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4:45AM on 02/11/2011
Highly derivative mess? Please explain some more.
Highly derivative mess? Please explain some more.
7:13AM on 02/11/2011
Did YOU vote for it???
Did YOU vote for it???
+5
3:46AM on 02/11/2011

Cop Out made the worst list?

I guess most of you were smart enough to avoid Vampires Suck and Gulliver's Travels then...
I guess most of you were smart enough to avoid Vampires Suck and Gulliver's Travels then...
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3:06AM on 02/11/2011
there was no doubt in my mind Inception would be the most nominated film.. but most of all-time? Pretty dope.
there was no doubt in my mind Inception would be the most nominated film.. but most of all-time? Pretty dope.
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1:34AM on 02/11/2011

Woo Hoo!!!

I did numbers 2 and 6! Proud to help the website!
I did numbers 2 and 6! Proud to help the website!
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