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powdermonkey

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Do u think sending 'Paheli' to Oscars was justified?

It may be true that it represents Indian culture but the whole storyline was dumb.
But how did it make it to the Oscars? :blink:
Still a paheli to me!!

I think Black deserves to be in the Oscars.
 

avinds

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swades...... it was diff
 


powdermonkey

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Yeah swades was a diff too..Swades, Iqbal, page3, MP(except the songs) all deserve par above Paheli.
 

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1. Best Picture: 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' 'Frost/Nixon,' 'Milk,' 'The Reader,' 'Slumdog Millionaire.' 2. Actor: Richard Jenkins, 'The Visitor'; Frank Langella, 'Frost/Nixon'; Sean Penn, 'Milk'; Brad Pitt, 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'; Mickey Rourke, 'The Wrestler.' 3. Actress: Anne Hathaway, 'Rachel Getting Married'; Angelina Jolie, 'Changeling'; Melissa Leo, 'Frozen River'; Meryl Streep, 'Doubt'; Kate Winslet, 'The Reader.' 4. Supporting Actor: Josh Brolin, 'Milk'; Robert Downey Jr., 'Tropic Thunder'; Philip Seymour Hoffman, 'Doubt'; Heath Ledger, 'The Dark Knight'; Michael Shannon, 'Revolutionary Road.' 5. Supporting Actress: Amy Adams, 'Doubt'; Penelope Cruz, 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona'; Viola Davis, 'Doubt'; Taraji P. Henson, 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'; Marisa Tomei, 'The Wrestler.' 6. Director: David Fincher, 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'; Ron Howard, 'Frost/Nixon'; Gus Van Sant, 'Milk'; Stephen Daldry, 'The Reader'; Danny Boyle, 'Slumdog Millionaire.' 7. Foreign Film: 'The Baader Meinhof Complex,' Germany; 'The Class,' France; 'Departures,' Japan; 'Revanche,' Austria; 'Waltz With Bashir,' Israel. 8. Adapted Screenplay: Eric Roth and Robin Swicord, 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'; John Patrick Shanley, 'Doubt'; Peter Morgan, 'Frost/Nixon'; David Hare, 'The Reader'; Simon Beaufoy, 'Slumdog Millionaire.' 9. Original Screenplay: Courtney Hunt, 'Frozen River'; Mike Leigh, 'Happy-Go-Lucky'; Martin McDonagh, 'In Bruges'; Dustin Lance Black, 'Milk'; Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon and Pete Docter, 'WALL-E.' 10. Animated Feature Film: 'Bolt'; 'Kung Fu Panda'; 'WALL-E.' 11. Art Direction: 'Changeling,' 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' 'The Dark Knight,' 'The Duchess,' 'Revolutionary Road.' 12. Cinematography: 'Changeling,' 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' 'The Dark Knight,' 'The Reader,' 'Slumdog Millionaire.' 13. Sound Mixing: 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' 'The Dark Knight,' 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'WALL-E,' 'Wanted.' 14. Sound Editing: 'The Dark Knight,' 'Iron Man,' 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'WALL-E,' 'Wanted.' 15. Original Score: 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' Alexandre Desplat; 'Defiance,' James Newton Howard; 'Milk,' Danny Elfman; 'Slumdog Millionaire,' A.R. Rahman; 'WALL-E,' Thomas Newman. 16. Original Song: 'Down to Earth' from 'WALL-E,' Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; 'Jai Ho' from 'Slumdog Millionaire,' A.R. Rahman and Gulzar; 'O Saya' from 'Slumdog Millionaire,' A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam. 17. Costume: 'Australia,' 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' 'The Duchess,' 'Milk,' 'Revolutionary Road.' 18. Documentary Feature: 'The Betrayal (Nerakhoon),' 'Encounters at the End of the World,' 'The Garden,' 'Man on Wire,' 'Trouble the Water.' 19. Documentary (short subject): 'The Conscience of Nhem En,' 'The Final Inch,' 'Smile Pinki,' 'The Witness _ From the Balcony of Room 306.' 20. Film Editing: 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' 'The Dark Knight,' 'Frost/Nixon,' 'Milk,' 'Slumdog Millionaire.' 21. Makeup: 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' 'The Dark Knight,' 'Hellboy II: The Golden Army.' 22. Animated Short Film: 'La Maison en Petits Cubes,' 'Lavatory-Lovestory,' 'Oktapodi,' 'Presto,' 'This Way Up.' 23. Live Action Short Film: 'Auf der Strecke (On the Line),' 'Manon on the Asphalt,' 'New Boy,' 'The Pig,' 'Spielzeugland (Toyland).' 24. Visual Effects: 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,' 'The Dark Knight,' 'Iron Man.'TZP is not there. No idea what happened :p
 

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i saw slumdog again last night. at a special screening for media people :D with page 3 people around. :D had fun. the main part of the movie is that nothing was unrealistic about what is shown in the movie. poverty? its hereslums? its herepolice torture? its herelove for film stars? its herecommunal riots? its herekids being made handicapped to make them beggars? its herekids being made whores? its heretouts at taj mahal? its herestealing shoes at monuments? very possibledons keeping women as company? happens everywhereelder brother killing himself to save his younger brother's love? now that's bollywood.
 
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