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Old 02-03-2010, 10:48 PM   #104
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Default Re: (Road to the) Oscars 2010

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Originally Posted by Lopez View Post
Dark Knight has better rating at both Rotten Tomatoes and at IMDB than Avatar. Haven't checked other websites. The fact that it's based on a comic doesn't diminish its value as a movie.
Bilbo has no clue what that means other than $$$ value.

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I haven't seen Avatar yet so I won't make statements on which is better. However, most reviews I've read about Avatar praise the special effects but not the story. A movie based on a story will stand the test of time much better.
Again, not an argument Bilbo can actually understand. That is why you did not get any answer.

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I don't know why you're dissing the Hurt Locker, it was amazing. Great intensity and different from most American films.
That would be because he is a prick that love to argue even if he has nothing of interest to bring to the discussion. Apart from "It cost a lot of money" or "It made a lot of money".

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I think the past few years have been poor movie years. Slumdog Millionnaire winning and now Avatar as a favorite (after winning the Golden Globe).
Could not agree more. One can only hope the Academy will not go as populist as the last Grammys when it come to crowning its yearly best. The only 2 movies that did receive Best Picture Oscars with no screenplay nomination are The Sound of Music and ... wait for it... Titanic.

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