Friday, January 23, 2009

The Oscars

The Oscar nominees came out yesterday and I have to say that I have not seen one of the movies that was nominated. I am also pretty sure that I haven't seen any of the movies that got any nominations at all, which is kind of pathetic since I like to think that I am still in the thick of all things celebrity. I guess having a magazine subscription and watching the red carpet doesn't really count.

I have seen two movies in the theatre since the Lady was born--Juno, which was an Oscar nominee last year and The Dark Knight (I guess I did see one movie with a nod) and that is it. It kind of saddens me because I think that my husband and I probably saw on average 20 movies a year together. He is a big movie guy, you know the kind of guy who quotes the trailer even though the movie hasn't even come out yet--yeah he's that guy. I will find him up at like two in the morning on a Tuesday watching Rounders for the eight hundredth time just because he likes movies and he can't sleep. The other night he started watching Casino from the middle at like 1o:30 p.m. while I tried in vain to fall asleep to the heavy accent of Joe Peschi and a screaming scene with Sharon Stone. I think my heavy sighing did get the point across eventually.

Anyway, I am thinking of trying to see at least one of the nominated movies this year. My vote is for Slumdog Millionaire because I hear it is good, it doesn't start Brangalina and I always love an underdog story.

Let me know if you have any Oscar favorites for this year or if you saw any of the movies nominated.

I am really trying to get back to this blog not only for my own sanity but for the sake of all you readers who are procrastinating at work!


  1. Slumdog was good. I have not seen most of the others either.

  2. you know what im rooting for...Joker forever! Heath better win or ill be pissed! i cant believe the movie didnt get any nods its about to gross a billon dollars...i think id rather get waterboarded for 2 hrs then see the reader...wa waaaaaaaaaa