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2/27/2013

If I Ran the Oscars

Were you among the 40+ million people who watched the Academy Awards on Sunday night?

Me too.

First thing's first: I saw some boobs. 

Their names were Seth and MacFarlane. 

Equally disturbing was discovering that the world has officially run out of faces, and he is the identical (15 year younger) twin brother of Peter "Pork Chopshh and Apple Shhauce" Brady. 

Wonder what Tina & Amy are doing next year?  They're delightful.

Anyway, maybe Argo was deserving of Best Picture (even though Les Mis was Les Robbed), but I haven't seen it yet.  In fact, after 85 winners dating back to 1927, I've only seen 34 of them.  And I only liked 12.

Typically, the Academy's idea of a great movie and mine aren't the same.

You too?

Well, if I was handing out 13.5" naked gold men, MY 85 (yes, eighty-five -- just go with it) awards would go to...

9 to 5
Aladdin
Amadeus*
American Beauty*
American Psycho
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Babe
Back to the Future
Better Off Dead
The Big Chill
Big Night
The Breakfast Club
Bridget Jones's Diary
Charade
Chicago*
Circle of Friends
Clue
Cocktail
Coming to America
Coyote Ugly
The Craft
Cruel Intentions
Die Hard
Dirty Dancing
Duets
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Fight Club
Footloose
Forrest Gump*
Glengarry Glen Ross
The Godfather*
Goodfellas
The Goonies
Gosford Park
The Graduate
Grease
The Great Muppet Caper
Heathers
High Fidelity
The Holiday
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Incredible Shrinking Woman
Just One of the Guys
The Last Boy Scout
Les Miserables
The Lost Boys
Love Actually
Lucas
Memento
Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil
Miracle on 34th Street
The Money Pit
Moonstruck
The Muppet Movie
My Best Friend's Wedding
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Mystic Pizza
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Office Space
Once Bitten
Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Primal Fear
The Princess Bride
The Program
The Quiet Man
Ratatouille
Rocky IV
Saturday Night Fever
Seven
Someone Like You
Reservoir Dogs
The Silence of the Lambs
Sixteen Candles
The Social Network
St. Elmo's Fire
Swingers
Tango & Cash
There's Something About Mary
Titanic*
To Catch a Thief
Tootsie
Uncle Buck
Wall Street
When Harry Met Sally
The Witches of Eastwick
Xanadu
(* = actual winner)


So, did I get it right?  Was it an honor just being nominated? 

List the movies that YOU think the Academy overlooked below...


tags: entertainment

5 comments:

chris said...

finally a new post!!!!!

off to the gym will think about my movies and add them later :)

J.P. said...

Seth McFarlan was awesome & you have bad taste in movie.

Kevin said...

I forgot about some of these movies. Too funny!!!!! How are you missing Cannonball Run?

chris said...

That was a long work-out :)

You know I love a good bad movie but how could you miss these good good movie? "Gone With The Wind" "Casablanca" "All About Eve" "West Side Story" "My Fair Lady" "Annie Hall" "Kramer v Kramer" "Term of Endearment"

All winners!!!!

Anonymous said...

These should have won too
Star Wars
Exorcist
Avatar
Lord of the Rings
JFK
Savnig Private Ryan
Apocalypse Now
Color Purple
Clockwork Orange
There Will Be Blood
Raging Bull
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Goodfellas
Social Network
All the Presidents Men
Citizen Kane
Apollo 13