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Jeremy Blackman

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on: February 24, 2004, 06:50:20 PM

Best Screenplay: LOST IN TRANSLATION (Sofia Coppola)

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21 Grams
American Splendor
Kill Bill: Volume 1
Lost In Translation
Mystic River
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Reply #1 on: February 25, 2004, 04:20:00 PM
Best screenplay of the year!
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Reply #2 on: February 25, 2004, 04:56:57 PM
I do agree with this one. City of God would be a close call, though.


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Reply #3 on: February 25, 2004, 07:15:12 PM
A decision that made me happy. Well, any decision in this cattegory would have made me happy.
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Reply #4 on: February 25, 2004, 09:30:56 PM
I was really going for American Splendor, but this will do.
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Reply #5 on: February 25, 2004, 10:54:10 PM
Good choice


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Reply #6 on: February 25, 2004, 11:17:09 PM
what the phuck??........its all bout the 21 grams....

lost in translation screenplay  needs to be exposed for what it is....
which  is.....ahem.."one of sophia's  cheesy diary entry about love turned into a film w/ daddy' s money"..........zzzzeeoptrope........


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Reply #7 on: February 26, 2004, 12:15:40 AM
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what the phuck??........its all bout the 21 grams....

lost in translation screenplay  needs to be exposed for what it is....
which  is.....ahem.."one of sophia's  cheesy diary entry about love turned into a film w/ daddy' s money"..........zzzzeeoptrope........


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Reply #8 on: February 26, 2004, 01:11:35 AM
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Reply #9 on: February 26, 2004, 01:17:16 AM
Lost In Translation was my favorite film of the year, but I don't imagine it was all that much on the page (I think Coppola has admitted as much). I would have given it to something else.


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Reply #10 on: February 26, 2004, 01:23:05 AM
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I would have given it to something else.

I did: American Splendor.


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Reply #11 on: February 26, 2004, 04:42:15 AM
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Lost In Translation was my favorite film of the year, but I don't imagine it was all that much on the page (I think Coppola has admitted as much). I would have given it to something else.

But that's why the movie that turned out was so brilliant--because of how loose the screenplay is. I'll say that I'd probably never want to read the screenplay itself, but just because it wasn't a tight script that the the actors HAD to follow doesn't make it at all inferior to say American Splendor's script. Sofia made it a combination of things: the script, the actors, and her spontaneity as a director. I applaud her for this, because I think the movie turned out better than it would have had it been a strict script to follow. Therefore I gave her Best Screenplay, anyways.


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Reply #12 on: February 26, 2004, 09:22:05 AM
i didn't participate this year because it wouldn't be fair, the only way i could see all the nominees would be to illegally download them with a shitty transfer or travel across the border to Montreal...fresh on my mind though because i just saw Matchstick Men, very well written movie, would like to read the screenplay to that
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Reply #13 on: February 27, 2004, 08:10:17 AM
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But that's why the movie that turned out was so brilliant--because of how loose the screenplay is. I'll say that I'd probably never want to read the screenplay itself, but just because it wasn't a tight script that the the actors HAD to follow doesn't make it at all inferior to say American Splendor's script. Sofia made it a combination of things: the script, the actors, and her spontaneity as a director. I applaud her for this, because I think the movie turned out better than it would have had it been a strict script to follow. Therefore I gave her Best Screenplay, anyways.

oh, so u like lost in translation?
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Reply #14 on: February 27, 2004, 03:50:21 PM
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Best Screenplay: LOST IN TRANSLATION (Sofia Coppola)

THE NOMINEES

21 Grams
American Splendor
Kill Bill: Volume 1
Lost In Translation
Mystic River


Tough call here.