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John Stewart hosting the Academy Awards...

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Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 1:45am

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JoelM

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An hour through the Academy Awards and so far I think John should go back to Comedy Central and stay there.

Who else agrees?






King Kong wins best Visual! Yeah!

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Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 1:46am

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I think Stewart is genius. He should be there. He appeals more to an older audience tho.
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 1:48am

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stewart's funny as hell smile
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 1:50am

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Towards the beginning he started rambling on about Hollywood and its people and culture it consists of, nobody laughing, then says, "Uhh... I really don't have a joke here...uhhh..." then a few people clap.

When Ben stiller went off stage wearing a green screen suit after presenting the best visual effects award, Stewart says, "Nice to see Ben all in green, confirms he's jewish", and then again only a couple people clap.
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 2:16am

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That was the point of the Joke... You may not have too many people that agree with ya Joel ha.
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 2:38am

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John defiently knows what hes doing and he's going it well!
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 3:00am

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Shows racism, intolerance, war........

Stewart: And to think all those problems have ended.

Genius. (Whoo-Har on King Kong!)
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 3:15am

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I have yet to laugh.... I'm SO BORED watching this.... basically i think it SUCKS alot...

and King Kong visuals dont deserve an award...
sure Kong was awesome.. but the rest sucked... like cmon.. the dinosaurs in JURASSIC PARK FROM 1993 LOOKED BETTER than the peice of crap dinosaurs in king kong - TERRIBLE

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Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 3:38am

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That was a very vintage MATT PUGH esque post Magic_man
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 3:41am

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haha come to think of it it raelly was wasn't it.... lol
I dunno... for some reason just angry about star wars not being in there... lol -

Star Wars biased opinion... lol - so sorry

-MAGIC
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 3:55am

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Magic_man12 wrote:

the dinosaurs in JURASSIC PARK FROM 1993 LOOKED BETTER than the peice of crap dinosaurs in king kong - TERRIBLE
I will have to dissagree with you on that one. I think that many people who say the visuals in Jurassic Park were better than the fx shots today refer to the Jurassic Park dinasours overal and not realize that 65% - 70% of the dinosour scenes were physical animatronics and the digital dinos were mostly seen in dark enviroments which covers many of the flaws.

There was the opening dino scene in JP when you see the longneck stand on it's hind legs to eat out of the tree which you can see the shadows casted from the wrinkles and bumps on it's skin of the mesh detail, but these days we now have software like Zbrush which gives modelers greater control over skin and texture detail and other software that is that is being developed the create more seemless CGI.

Though Jurassic Park was a breakthrough for vidual effects standards and set the bar of visuals in film and television, I think that bar has been push up a notch or two within the last few years thanks to ILM and Weta Digital.

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Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 3:57am

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Holy crap, Three Six Mafia won. Not like "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" wasn't a bangin' song, but they sounded like idiots trying to talk over eachother on stage. They even bleeped out a couple of words that they said. C'mon, if you're accepting an Academy award, maybe have a little more sense. Jeesh.

It's funny, a couple of days ago I saw Mafia holding up the comedy belt on Wild-N-Out, now they're accepting Oscars. What a crazy world this is.

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Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 4:03am

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I kow waht your saying, I've seen a TON of stuff on the making of
I know which are CG and which arn't..

Im specificalling thinking of the scene where the Trex walks out of the pen the first time.. and when its running after the car....

I agree there have been some awesome breakthroughs last bunch of years...
but I dont think King Kong was one of them.. lol
maybe I'm crazy haha

-MAGIC
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 4:15am

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Jon Stewart is the only thing salvaging a very dull Oscar year.

Despite the fact that it looks like an incredible array of films (I've only had a chance to see a few of them myself), only Witherspoon seemed legitimately excited to recieve the award.

Is it just me, or every fifteen minutes does some star ramble on about how we should be going to cinema over buying DVDs?

Wow.
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 4:28am

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman won best actor and Crash won best picture. I think I'm gonna cry, this is the best Oscars ever. Thank god Heath Ledger didn't win. Brokeback Mountain can suck it. Boomshackalacka.
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 4:28am

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Hahahaha.
Crash just won best picture.

There is hope for the Oscars yet.

And the pen stealer didn't win anything.
Phew.

Lets hope V for Vendetta wins best picture next year.
*shakes fist*
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 4:50am

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CX3 wrote:

That was a very vintage MATT PUGH esque post Magic_man
I came here to talk about the oscars, but jesus, somebody made a MATT PUGH reference, and that's all I need. I love you CX3
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 5:09am

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off topic but why do you guys keep mentioning matt pugh? was he a bad member here confused
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 5:17am

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Oh come on starfan, Educate yourself a little. MATT PUGH was/is a genius in all regards. Specifically his opinions are far more important and Profound than yours.



Glad Crash won. Stewart did a good job.




PEACE OUT
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 5:19am

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oh now i see. thx smile
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 5:20am

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starfan wrote:

oh now i see. thx smile PEACE OUT
I think thats what you meant.





PEACE OUT
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 5:29am

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rrrrrriiiiiiggggghhhhhhhhtttt............wink
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 5:50am

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starfan wrote:

rrrrrriiiiiiggggghhhhhhhhtttt............wink
Seriously, stop acting like you know what he's talking about. You're embarassing yourself. wink
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 6:14am

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I came here to talk about the oscars, but jesus, somebody made a MATT PUGH reference, and that's all I need. I love you CX3
Hah, thank you kind sir.
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 2:39pm

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Stewart was the best host they've had in years. Damn the Academy for letting Crash walk away with best picture. Don't have a problem with any of the other winners though so thats cool. I thought everything went very well and smooth. I am also extremely pleased that they didn't give out the minor awards in the freakin audiance this year. Someone must have taken note of the letter wrote after last year's show.
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 6:56pm

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I thought the awards went off very nicely this year and that John Stewart did marvelously.

The only award I question was for Best Song...

And I, for one, think that King Kong fully deserved the Special Effects award.
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 8:54pm

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I liked John Stewart as the host. Don't say he sucks- I mean, he's not perfect, but it's not like you could do a better job, JoelM. LOL jk

I ended up with a 6/12 on the categories I predicted. It could be a 7/12 if not for Crash winning Best Picture, but srsly, who saw that coming?
Posted: Mon, 6th Mar 2006, 9:45pm

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Picking Stewart was a great idea, and supposedly he didn't do the best. It was his first time though, I didn't see it sadly.

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Posted: Tue, 7th Mar 2006, 10:31am

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I thought the funniest thing was Goerge Clooney going "uh... I guess I won't win best director then."

Heh, brilliant.
Posted: Tue, 7th Mar 2006, 1:09pm

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I think Stewart did O.K. I liked how he reacted to the ""Best" Song" performance and award acceptance. Pretty funny there. That is a very difficult position to be in, the host of it and all. They need to try to appeal to a huge range of people, and that can be a difficult task. I often wonder how much of that stuff do the hosts themselves really come up with.
Posted: Wed, 8th Mar 2006, 3:23am

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They should call up Billy Crystal and see if he wants to host next year again. He hosted the 76th Academy Awards. I think he was the best host there ever was so far.
Posted: Wed, 8th Mar 2006, 4:08am

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I thought it was funny how Stewart kept on mentioning Three Six Mafia throughout the entire night. Also did you notice how Ben Stiller said "I'm sure I'm impressing Speilberg with this new level of visual effects" and then Speilberg quitely lipped "No your not."

btw, I think Start Wars got the raw end of the deal this year. It didn't even come out at the beginning of the year (like most films that aren't nominated do), it came out in May and it wasn't even nominated for visual effects. Its madness!