Saturday, February 28, 2009

Oscar Meme

I totally stole this from MAW.

You're supposed to highlight the ones you've seen. No matter when it was. Even if it was yesterday. Or in a past life.

Hell, if that's the case, I've seen 'em all!

Yeah, I'm a cheater like that.


1980. Ordinary People, Coal Miner’s Daughter, The Elephant Man, Raging Bull, Tess

1981. Chariots of Fire, Reds, Atlantic City, On Golden Pond, Raiders of the Lost Ark

1982. Gandhi, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Missing, Tootsie, The Verdict

1983. Terms of Endearment, The Big Chill, The Dresser, The Right Stuff, Tender Mercies

1984. Amadeus, The Killing Fields, A Passage to India, Places in the Heart, A Soldier’s Story

1985. Out of Africa, The Color Purple, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Prizzi’s Honor, Witness

1986. Platoon, Children of a Lesser God, Hannah and Her Sisters, The Mission, A Room with a View

1987. The Last Emperor, Broadcast News, Fatal Attraction, Hope and Glory, Moonstruck

1988. Rain Man, The Accidental Tourist, Dangerous Liaisons, Mississippi Burning, Working Girl

1989. Driving Miss Daisy, Born on the Fourth of July, Dead Poets Society, Field of Dreams, My Left Foot

1990. Dances with Wolves, Awakenings, Ghost, The Godfather Part III, Goodfellas

1991. The Silence of the Lambs, Beauty and the Beast, Bugsy, JFK, The Prince of Tides

1992. Unforgiven, The Crying Game, A Few Good Men, Howards End, Scent of a Woman

1993. Schindler’s List, The Fugitive, In the Name of the Father, The Piano, The Remains of the Day

1994. Forrest Gump, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Pulp Fiction, Quiz Show, The Shawshank Redemption

1995. Braveheart, Apollo 13, Babe, Il Postino (The Postman), Sense and Sensibility

1996. The English Patient, Fargo, Jerry Maguire, Secrets & Lies, Shine

1997. Titanic, As Good as It Gets, The Full Monty, Good Will Hunting, L.A. Confidential

1998. Shakespeare in Love, Elizabeth, Life Is Beautiful (La vita รจ bella), Saving Private Ryan, The Thin Red Line

1999. American Beauty, The Cider House Rules, The Green Mile, The Insider, The Sixth Sense

2000. Gladiator, Chocolat, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Erin Brockovich, Traffic

2001. A Beautiful Mind, Gosford Park, In the Bedroom, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Moulin Rouge!

2002. Chicago, Gangs of New York, The Hours, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Pianist

2003. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Lost in Translation, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Mystic River, Seabiscuit

2004. Million Dollar Baby, The Aviator, Finding Neverland, Ray, Sideways

2005. Crash, Brokeback Mountain, Capote, Good Night and Good Luck, Munich

2006. The Departed, Babel, Letters from Iwo Jima, Little Miss Sunshine, The Queen

2007. No Country for Old Men, Atonement, Juno, Michael Clayton, There Will Be Blood

2008. Slumdog Millionaire, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk, The Reader

Yeah, these past couple of years, I haven't been to the movie theatres much.

And I miss that.

How did you do?

Later,

Mama Dawg

11 really cool people who give a rat's patootie:

mo.stoneskin

Looks to me like you need to take some time out, maybe go to the movies...

Kitten

I did much worse than that. Then again, I hate going to the movies.

Robin

It's really interesting to see all the nominated movies. So many I've totally forgotten about! Then again, I am not a hard-core movie fanatic.
Some years I definitely do better than others, but I've managed to see at least once almost every year since the mid 80s. Yeah, I am getting old. :(
I'd definitely tell you to see Slumdog, if you have to choose just one from this year.

derfina

Heck-I can't remember if I've seen half of them or not. It's okay, though. Most of them are on the cheapo rack at the video store so I can watch them again.

Cocotte

The only ones I've seen since 2000 have been Chocolat and Sideways. I'm not much of a movie goer or renter either! Fun meme!

Middle Aged Woman

I love how you put my name in PINK!

TattooedMinivanMom

You've NEVER seen Goodfellas?!

That's like one of my favorite movies ever!

Rhea

There are so many movies out there I want to see. I'm so behind in the movie world...although I have seen most of the kids movies, funny that.

LiteralDan

I count that I've seen 93 out of 145, heavily weighted towards the past 10 years or so.

Don't feel too bad, though, because I saw at least 2/3 of those movies on video or cable, and most for free or near to it.

Small children have this way of making going out to the movies nearly impossible. Also a lack of money to pay babysitters and theater owners.

Jaden Paige

Hey :) I'm taking this for my blog, too... Hope you don't mind! :)

Have a great week!

James

Don't feel too bad, though, because I saw at least 2/3 of those movies on video or cable, and most for free or near to it.

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