The Red Carpet Report, Mingle Media TV’s “Oscar Insider” on Best Picture Nominees

In this ongoing series of blog posts, we’ll be sharing the observations of our Entertainment Reporter, Kristyn Burtt, with you between now and the Oscars. We’ll be covering the Oscars from set up to day of at the Kodak Theatre and will be on the red carpet talking to celebrities on the day of the event as well.

Today, we’re looking at Best Picture Nominees that are up for the Oscar – and this is one that we believe will also be the Best Director too. Let us know your thoughts by posting here on our blog.

New rules – each movie had to had 5% of the vote in the #1 slot to be considered for Best Picture. We narrow it down to The Artist or The Help. The Help won big at the SAG Awards but as Kristyn points out the SAG Awards is about acting not that’s not a best picture. We all loved The Artist due to the romance and nostalgia celebrating movies – if you haven’t seen it, there’s still time.

Best Picture Nominees

  • “The Artist” Thomas Langmann, Producer
  • “The Descendants” Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers
  • “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” Scott Rudin, Producer
  • “The Help” Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers
  • “Hugo” Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers
  • “Midnight in Paris” Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers
  • “Moneyball” Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers
  • “The Tree of Life” Nominees to be determined
  • “War Horse” Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers
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If you want to keep up on the latest – get the free iPad app for Oscars  - it’s your backstage pass for the event with lots of great fan resources – Bonus – the app also features an interactive ballot and backstage pass on Oscar Sunday.The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

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The Red Carpet Report, Mingle Media TV’s “Oscar Insider” on Best Director Nominees

In this ongoing series of blog posts, we’ll be sharing the observations of our Entertainment Reporter, Kristyn Burtt, with you between now and the Oscars. We’ll be covering the Oscars from set up to day of at the Kodak Theatre and will be on the red carpet talking to celebrities on the day of the event as well.

Today, we’re looking at Best Director Nominees that are up for the Oscar – and this is one that we believe will also be the best Feature too. Let us know your thoughts by posting here on our blog.

Directing

  • “The Artist” Michel Hazanavicius
  • “The Descendants” Alexander Payne
  • “Hugo” Martin Scorsese
  • “Midnight in Paris” Woody Allen
  • “The Tree of Life” Terrence Malick
Anne-Sophie Bion & Michel Hazanavicious - The Artist at the ACE Eddie Awards

Anne-Sophie Bion & Michel Hazanavicious - The Artist at the ACE Eddie Awards

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If you want to keep up on the latest – get the free iPad app for Oscars  - it’s your backstage pass for the event with lots of great fan resources – Bonus – the app also features an interactive ballot and backstage pass on Oscar Sunday.The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

FOLLOW THE ACADEMY

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http://www.facebook.com/TheAcademy
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http://www.youtube.com/Oscars
http://www.twitter.com/TheAcademy

For more of Mingle Media TV’s Oscar coverage and other Red Carpet events visit our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook here:

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The Red Carpet Report, Mingle Media TV’s “Oscar Insider” on Best Actor and Actress Nominees

In this ongoing series of blog posts, we’ll be sharing the observations of our Entertainment Reporter, Kristyn Burtt, with you between now and the Oscars. We’ll be covering the Oscars from set up to day of at the Kodak Theatre and will be on the red carpet talking to celebrities on the day of the event as well.

Today, we’re looking at Best Actor and Best Actress roles that are up for the Oscar – and this is a hot race for the Oscars this year. Let us know your thoughts by posting here on our blog.

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Demián Bichir in “A Better Life”
  • George Clooney in “The Descendants”
  • Jean Dujardin in “The Artist”
  • Gary Oldman in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”
  • Brad Pitt in “Moneyball”
Kristyn believes these that her favorite (and mine) won’t win find out why.

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Glenn Close in “Albert Nobbs”
  • Viola Davis in “The Help”
  • Rooney Mara in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
  • Meryl Streep in “The Iron Lady”
  • Michelle Williams in “My Week with Marilyn”

Oscar winner is predicted for one Grand Dame. Who do you think?

Don’t worry, we will be back with more Behind the Scenes coverage on the road to the Oscars with our Behind the Red Carpet coverage featuring Kristyn Burtt.

Oscars iPad AppIf you want to keep up on the latest – get the free iPad app for Oscars  - it’s your backstage pass for the event with lots of great fan resources – Bonus – the app also features an interactive ballot and backstage pass on Oscar Sunday.The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

FOLLOW THE ACADEMY

http://www.oscars.org
http://www.facebook.com/TheAcademy
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http://www.youtube.com/Oscars
http://www.twitter.com/TheAcademy

For more of Mingle Media TV’s Oscar coverage and other Red Carpet events visit our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook here:

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The Red Carpet Report, Mingle Media TV’s “Oscar Insider” on Foreign, Documentary and Animation Nominees

In this series of blog posts, we’ll be sharing the observations of our Entertainment Reporter, Kristyn Burtt, with you between now and the Oscars. We’ll be covering the Oscars from set up to day of at the Kodak Theatre and will be on the red carpet talking to celebrities on the day of the event as well.

Today, we’re looking at Animated, Foreign and Documentary features that are up for the Oscar – and the controversy that is being talked about this year as it relates to each category and or film. Let us know your thoughts by posting here on our blog.

Animated Features

  • “A Cat in Paris” Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli
  • “Chico & Rita” Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal
  • “Kung Fu Panda 2″ Jennifer Yuh Nelson
  • “Puss in Boots” Chris Miller
  • “Rango” Gore Verbinski

We were at the Annie Awards last week and “Rango” won best picture – not to jinx the outcome of the Oscars but the Annie Awards winners usually find themselves holding an Oscar as well.

Documentary (Feature)

  • “Hell and Back Again” Danfung Dennis and Mike Lerner
  • “If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front” Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
  • “Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory” Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
  • “Pina” Wim Wenders and Gian-Piero Ringel
  • “Undefeated” TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas
There new rules for being nominated for a documentary and Kristyn reviews what they are.
Foreign Language Film
  • “Bullhead” Belgium
  • “Footnote”
  • “In Darkness” Poland
  • “Monsieur Lazhar” Canada
  • “A Separation” Iran
This is a one film race – which one do you think she’s talking about. Also, what is the controversy surrounding Foreign Film submissions?

Let’s see what else Kristyn has to say:

Don’t worry, we will be back with more Behind the Scenes coverage on the road to the Oscars with our Behind the Red Carpet coverage featuring Kristyn Burtt.

Oscars iPad AppIf you want to keep up on the latest – get the free iPad app for Oscars  - it’s your backstage pass for the event with lots of great fan resources – Bonus – the app also features an interactive ballot and backstage pass on Oscar Sunday.The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

FOLLOW THE ACADEMY

http://www.oscars.org
http://www.facebook.com/TheAcademy
http://www.facebook.com/OscarNightAmerica
http://www.youtube.com/Oscars
http://www.twitter.com/TheAcademy

For more of Mingle Media TV’s Oscar coverage and other Red Carpet events visit our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook here:

http://www.minglemediatv.com/redcarpetreport.html
http://www.facebook.com/minglemediatvnetwork
http://www.twitter.com/minglemediatv

Follow Kristyn Burtt Here
http://www.RedCarpetCloset.TV
http://www.Twitter.com/KristynBurtt
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