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Jeremy Blackman

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on: February 24, 2004, 06:22:24 PM

Best Debut Film: CITY OF GOD

THE NOMINEES

American Splendor
Cabin Fever
City Of God
The Station Agent
Thirteen
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Reply #1 on: February 25, 2004, 04:21:45 PM
Some of the best camera work this year too!
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Reply #2 on: February 25, 2004, 04:22:46 PM
Deserves something closer to "Best Film" though.
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Reply #3 on: February 25, 2004, 04:23:29 PM
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Deserves something closer "Best Film" though.

agreed


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Reply #4 on: February 25, 2004, 04:24:14 PM
yeah, atleast it got 1.  haha, i still cant believe that it was up for more oscars than xixaxies.  (although it probably won more today than it will on sunday.)
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Reply #5 on: February 25, 2004, 04:40:53 PM
Hey, sweet, one award I agree with!!
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When those who hated capital and consumption (and Jews) in the 20th century murdered some hundred million people, and the poster children for the struggle against international capitalism and America are now fanatical Islamic terrorists, this puts recent enthusiasts in an awkward position. Most of them are too dense and shameless to appreciate it, and far too many are taken in by the moralistic and paternalistic rhetoric of the Left.


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Reply #6 on: February 25, 2004, 05:26:43 PM
Still think it's incredibly overrated; just an "okay" film.


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Reply #7 on: February 25, 2004, 06:00:00 PM
This is a great film, Ono!


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Reply #8 on: February 26, 2004, 12:17:30 PM
It didn't win more for only one reason : Where's the god damned R1 DVD


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Reply #9 on: February 28, 2004, 05:06:17 AM
The only problem is that "City of God" isn't Fernando Meirelles' debut film. He directed two features called "Domésticas" and "The Nutty Boy 2" previously.
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Reply #10 on: February 28, 2004, 04:36:34 PM
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The only problem is that "City of God" isn't Fernando Meirelles' debut film. He directed two features called "Domésticas" and "The Nutty Boy 2" previously.


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Reply #11 on: February 28, 2004, 07:26:31 PM
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The only problem is that "City of God" isn't Fernando Meirelles' debut film. He directed two features called "Domésticas" and "The Nutty Boy 2" previously.

Perhaps because it's his first in the US?


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Reply #12 on: March 01, 2004, 05:18:34 PM
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THE NOMINEES

American Splendor
Cabin Fever
City Of God
The Station Agent
Thirteen


I think I had "The Cooler" on my list of nominated films in this category. Am I off the mark, or was this considered a debut film for him?


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Reply #13 on: March 01, 2004, 07:11:32 PM
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The only problem is that "City of God" isn't Fernando Meirelles' debut film. He directed two features called "Domésticas" and "The Nutty Boy 2" previously.


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