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  1. UPDATE: WE FORGOT TWO CATEGORIES BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Please vote for them too!!
  2. BALLOTS DUE SATURDAY 2/27 AT 3PM EST! @Jason @DAR @IronJimbo @Brainbug @matrixdmath5 @Daxtreme @4815162342 @Jake Gittes @Pandamia! @filmlover @Morieris @JamesCameronScholar @Slambros @Rorschach @Blankments @CoolioD1 @aabattery @MrPink @grim22 @Ethan Hunt @Porthos @Spagheditary @DeeCee @Wrath @Jandrew @Cmasterclay @Kalo @AndyLL @Jayhawk @Jay Hollywood @franfar @Water Bottle @Chewy @#ED @Empire @Fancyarcher @TalismanRing @captainwondyful @kayumanggi @Sam @The Futurist @Noctis @redfirebird2008 @RichWS @ddddeeee @K1stpierre @Ozymandias @a2k @The Stingray @Lordmandeep @MovieMan89 @Claire of Themyscira @tribefan695 @DAJK @Gopher @ElastiRoc @chasmmi @JJ-8 @Spidey Freak @YourMother the Edgelord @Arlborn @Nova @RobrtmanAStarWarsReference @cookie @grey ghost @lilmac @Jack Nevada @James @RandomCat @ChipMunky @elcaballero @MCKillswitch123 @angeldelmito @CaptainJackSparrow @Captain Craig @baumer @cannastop @75Live @Goffe @Tower @Napoleon @rukaio101 @Michael Gary Scott @POTUS @Walt Disney @darkelf @ChD @ShouldIBeHere @SchumacherFTW @Eevin @Alpha @Fullbuster @Mattrek @AJG @Webslinger @Kalderic @boomboom234 @vc2002 @Valonqar @Mulder @Blaze Heatnix @Shawn @sfran43 @Biggestgeekever @Thanos Legion @MrGlass2 @cax16 @Darth Lehnsherr @TLK @ACSlater @trifle @Exxdee @misafeco @Barnack @Ithil @StevenG @Finnick @Rebeccas @FantasticBeasts @CoolEric258 @Sheikh @Boxofficerules @KeepItU25071906 @LonePirate @titanic2187 @Olive @ZeeSoh @Jim Shorts @Mekanos @raulbalarezo @The Fast and the Furiosa @m3racer123 @That One Guy@SchumacherFTW @Telemachos@reddevil19 @chasmmi @grim22
  3. 6 days to submit! Just a reminder...you can nominated between 6 to 10 films for Best Picture. Don't have the votes for a category? ABSTAIN! Also don't forget your super vote!
  4. IMPORTANT VOTING ANNOUNCEMENT Because of the relatively limited lineup of films, ties may be extremely likely. Thus, @The Panda and I have implemented a fail safe: In each category, you may select ONE of your nominees to get a "Super Vote." This will not affect general tabulation, but in the event of ties, the nominee with the most "super votes" will break that tie.
  5. For this session of our own little film club, I chose HIS GIRL FRIDAY (1940), the quintessential screwball comedy from versatile director Howard Hawks, whose adventure drama ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS we watched in December at the recommendation of @Jake Gittes. You're all in for a real treat today. Known for its rapid fire dialogue and sharp witted romance, AFI has called it the 19th greatest comedy film ever made, and the film has become an object of loving parody for decades. Following the madcap and scheming relationship that blossoms between newspaper crew members Walter Burns (Cary Grant) and Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell), scheming and hilarity ensue in equal measure. Just be sure to pay attention, or you'll miss the non stop dialogue! https://letterboxd.com/johncassavetes/film/his-girl-friday/ Interestingly, this is one of the few films we've seen so far that's actually in the Public Domain. Even the play it was based on, The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, is still under copyright. Can't make it tonight? Hou can easily find the film on YouTube. Hell, here you go! Either way, let's enjoy this unique and wonderful little comedy together this afternoon!
  6. 2020 has been one hell of a year, and 2021 doesn’t look like it’s going to be too different. A lot of us didn’t get the chance to venture out into the cinema as often as we’d liked (and that’d putting it mildly). That being said, we firmly believe that the show must go on! The 9th Annual BOFFY Ceremony will happen as planned! The Categories: BEST PICTURE BEST DIRECTOR BEST ENSEMBLE BEST ACTRESS BEST ACTOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS BEST SUPPORITNG ACTOR BEST VOICE PERFORMANCE BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY BEST FILM EDITING BEST VISUAL EFFECTS BEST COSTUME DESIGN BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING BEST SOUND BEST ORIGINAL SCORE BEST ORIGINAL SONG BEST SOUNDTRACK BEST COMEDY BEST ANIMATED FEATURE BEST OVERLOOKED FEATURE BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE BEST BREAKTHROUGH (Director, Actor, etc.) WORST FEATURE BEST HERO BEST VILLAIN BEST TV SERIES FUNNIEST USER MOST VALUABE USER FUNNIEST USER BEST FORUM MOMENT All categories, except picture, will have the normal six nominees. Picture can have anywhere between 6 to 10. Try to fill out as many nominees as you can. Eligibility: · Any film released on streaming (subscription based or VOD) or theatrically in 2020 is eligible. This includes… o Films with a limited platform release in 2020 (e.g. Nomadland, One Night in Miami) o Films on premium channels (e.g. Bad Education) · Filmed concerts and theatrical productions (e.g. Hamilton) are eligible in categories EXCEPT FOR acting and writing. · Small Axe will be eligible as five different movies. That is, you could vote for Lover’s Rock, Mangrove, etc. but not the series collectively. Because of the relatively limited lineup of films, ties may be extremely likely. Thus, @The Panda and I have implemented a fail safe: In each category, you may select ONE of your nominees to get a "Super Vote." This will not affect general tabulation, but in the event of ties, the nominee with the most "super votes" will break that tie. Your ballot will be counted even if you do not include super votes, but if you're passionate about a fringe nominee, I highly recommend it. With that, don't wait your super vote on an obvious choice! Deadlines: Send your ballot to myself and @The Panda no later than Saturday, February 27th at 11:59am EST. Nominees will be announced on February 28th Awards will happen on SUNDAY, MARCH 14TH. Also, I made this handy guide to keep track of where you can watch this year's eligible films! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ohbOp_1Ga8vUy7194BiuE4-FXrRqbGzJo3yTN4lVkx4/edit?usp=sharing
  7. The works of the late Satoshi Kon have inspired me to pick a more modern classic, and I think the themes of hope and finding love and joy in unexpected places resonate deeply as we head into the new year. Set during Christmas Eve, this is another one of those films where the plot had the holiday as a backdrop instead of necessarily a direct correlation to the story. Following three homeless misfits as they help care for an abandoned child and return her to her home, it drives home the theme of empathy, class, found families. The film has been compared to Hirokazu Kore-ada’s masterpiece Shoplifters in this regard. Beyond merely capturing hope in a bleak situation, a theme we’ve no double run into frequently over this past year, it showcases the possibilities of animation when escaping a gaze strictly of western mass media. I love Disney’s output as much as the next person but explore the rest of the world and you’ll find brave, surprising, and truly beautiful works. This is actually my first official pick for this film club, but I hope to keep adding more films like this, from sharing a few of my favorites to making exciting new discoveries with you. Thank you all, and I hope you enjoy this lovely little film with us today! @Wondy and I will get the link to you ASAP. ETA: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5423825182?pwd=T1VuUmJ5OVB1ZjRNQmNHRVpDQ3lkUT09 Meeting ID: 542 382 5182 Passcode: BOT Room will open in about half an hour
  8. The director of Johnny Johnny, thank you very much.
  9. We saved the best for last. It is time to award Best Picture. The runner up is... And the winner is... Congratulations to all, and have a wonderful night!
  10. Our third and penultimate award is Best Director. This was by far the most competitive category of the night. Four of the five films in contention differed by one point each, creating two ties of one point apart. The runner up is... And the winner is...
  11. The next award will be for Best Performance. For this category, we implemented a unique way to narrow down candidates. Each judge picked their top ten performances of the films in competition. Films in all three lists were then ranked and placed in competition against each other. There were six performances who appeared in our final round. The runner up is... And the winner is...
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