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Wednesday, February 28
All your base are belong to us!!For those of you who don't know, the original quote is from a badly translated video game. The phenomenon is something else entirely. This is just one of the 8 billion "All your base belong to us" web sites/animations that have sprung up in matter of weeks. Behold, the power of the web, forwarded images, and a zillion pirated copies of Flash.

Tuesday, February 27
Jesus Christ Superstore. An inkjet printer, a bunch of action figures, and apparently a whole shitload of acid coated methamphetamines.

Monday, February 26
Divine Interventions: Home of the Baby Jesus Butt Plug.

Tuesday, February 13
Well, the nominations are in. For better or worse.

And the nominees are (and my first, at a glance predictions with *)
WRITING (ADAPTED)
CHOCOLAT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON*
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?
TRAFFIC
WONDER BOYS

WRITING (ORIGINAL)
ALMOST FAMOUS
BILLY ELLIOT *
ERIN BROCKOVICH
GLADIATOR
YOU CAN COUNT ON ME

BEST PICTURE
CHOCOLAT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
ERIN BROCKOVICH
GLADIATOR *
TRAFFIC

DIRECTING
BILLY ELLIOT*
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
ERIN BROCKOVICH
GLADIATOR
TRAFFIC

ACTOR -- LEADING
Javier Bardem
Russell Crowe*
Tom Hanks
Ed Harris
Geoffrey Rush

ACTOR -- SUPPORTING
Jeff Bridges
Willem Dafoe
Benicio Del Toro *
Albert Finney
Joaquin Phoenix

ACTRESS -- LEADING
Joan Allen
Juliette Binoche
Ellen Burstyn*
Laura Linney
Julia Roberts

ACTRESS -- SUPPORTING
Judi Dench
Marcia Gay Harden
Kate Hudson *
Frances McDormand
Julie Walters

ART DIRECTION
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
GLADIATOR*
QUILLS
VATEL

CINEMATOGRAPHY
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
GLADIATOR
MALÈNA
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?*
THE PATRIOT

COSTUME DESIGN
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS *
GLADIATOR
102 DALMATIANS
QUILLS

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS: STORIES OF THE KINDERTRANSPORT *
LEGACY
LONG NIGHT'S JOURNEY INTO DAY
SCOTTSBORO: AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY
SOUND AND FURY
(note - when handicapping Oscar contenders, always pick the movies about Jews)

DOCUMENTARY SHORT
BIG MAMA
CURTAIN CALL
DOLPHINS
THE MAN ON LINCOLN'S NOSE
ON TIPTOE: GENTLE STEPS TO FREEDOM

FILM EDITING
ALMOST FAMOUS *
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
GLADIATOR
TRAFFIC
WONDER BOYS

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
AMORES PERROS
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON *
DIVIDED WE FALL
EVERYBODY FAMOUS!
THE TASTE OF OTHERS

MAKEUP
THE CELL
DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS *
SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE

SOUND
CAST AWAY
GLADIATOR
THE PATRIOT *
THE PERFECT STORM
U-571

SOUND EDITING
SPACE COWBOYS
U-571

VISUAL EFFECTS
GLADIATOR *
HOLLOW MAN
THE PERFECT STORM

MUSIC (SCORE)
CHOCOLAT
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON *
GLADIATOR
MALÈNA
THE PATRIOT

MUSIC (SONG)
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
DANCER IN THE DARK
THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE
MEET THE PARENTS
WONDER BOYS

SHORT -- ANIMATED
FATHER AND DAUGHTER
THE PERIWIG-MAKER
REJECTED

SHORT -- LIVE ACTION
BY COURIER
ONE DAY CROSSING
QUIERO SER (I WANT TO BE...)
SERAGLIO
A SOCCER STORY (UNA HISTORIA DE FUTEBOL)

Monday, February 12
When Dubya Dubs Ya, Just Say 'Hey'

What's best about this story is that Franken knows enough not to say that the reason Dubya nicknames people is because he's a moron. It's just the facts, ma'am, the conclusions are obvious.


Thursday, February 8
Baby, I am hooked on Turkish!

Wednesday, February 7
Ouchy The Clown! Nice to beat you!


Gunman Shot Near White House It's not even his second month in office and people are trying to kill him.

Monday, February 5
Foster Pulls Out As Head of Cannes Film Jury

So the question is - if she dreamed of it since a little girl, was it a studio obligation that forced her into Panic Room, or a mortgage payment?

Sunday, February 4
You have two options. Give me your money directly:







Or buy something from me!

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