Monday, February 29, 2016

And The Oscar Went To...

Good Post Oscar Monday peeps!


Here are your results from last night's presentation of the 88th Academy Awards (Telluride #42 films are in Bold):

Animated Short: Bear Story

Documentary Short: The Girl in the River

Live Action Short: Stutterer

Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road

Sound Mixing: Mad Max:Fury Road

Makeup/Hair: Mad Max; Fury Road

Costumes: Mad Max: Fury Road

Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road

Visual Effects: Ex Machina

Original Song: Writings on the Wall/Spectre

Original Score: The Hateful Eight

Cinematography: The Revenant

Film Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road

Documentary Feature: Amy

Animated Feature: Inside Out

Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul

Original Screenplay: Spotlight

Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short

Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance

Supporting Actress; Alicia Vikander/The Danish Girl

Lead Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio/The Revenant

Lead Actress: Brie Larson/Room

Direction; Alejandro Inarritu/The Revenant

Best Picture: Spotlight 

Telluride 2015 Films with wins:

Oscar totals:

The Revenant wins  three Oscars

Mad Max:Fury Road wins six Oscars.

Spotlight won two Oscars.

The FAC goes   15/24 in its Oscar picks for 63 %.  The FAC did have the actual winners in seven of its misses as possible spoilers.

Telluride #42 films won four Oscars:  Spotlight two, Son of Saul and Room (Brie Larson/Best Actress) one apiece.

The Telluride streakof the first North American screening of the eventual Best Picture winner continues :

2008-Slumdog Millionaire
2010- The King's Speech
2011-The Artist
2012- Argo
2013- 12 Years a Slave
2014- Birdman
2015- Spotlight

Six straight years and seven of the last eight.

Biggest surprise of the night was the Ex Machina win for Visual Effects.

More coverage and a turning of the page coming on Thursday's post from Michael's Telluride Film Blog...What will we see in the San Juans this Labor Day?

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