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12th Annual Fergy Film Awards!

March 21, 2010

The abbreviated, long overdue list of winners…

BEST FILM
Up in the Air

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Broken Embraces

BEST DEBUT FILM
(500) Days of Summer (Director: Marc Webb)

BEST SOPHOMORE FILM
Sugar (Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck. Their first film: Half Nelson)

BEST EXTREMELY LOW-BUDGET FILM
Humpday (Director: Lynn Shelton)

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Up

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Food, Inc.

BEST CAST
Whip It

BEST DIRECTOR
Quentin Tarantino (Inglourious Basterds)

BEST ACTOR
Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart)

BEST ACTRESS
Melanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Joel and Ethan Coen (A Serious Man)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Jaosn Reitman (Up in the Air)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Robert Richardson (Inglourious Basterds)

BEST EDITING
Sally Menke (Inglourious Basterds)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Avatar

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Up (Michael Giacchino)

BEST SOUNDTRACK
Away We Go

BEST CAMEO (new category!)
Bill Murray (Zombieland)

BEST COMEDY
The Hangover

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCES
Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover)

BEST COMEDIC SCREENPLAY
Judd Apatow (Funny People)

BEST SUSPENSE THRILLER
Knowing

MOST SURPRISING FILMS, FOR THE BETTER (in alphabetical order)
17 Again
Adventureland
The Great Buck Howard
Jennifer’s Body
Knowing
Notorious
Orphan

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILMS (in alphabetical order)
Drag Me To Hell
Extract
The Informers
Invictus
The Soloist
Where The Wild Things Are

MOST OVERRATED FILMS
My Sister’s Keeper
Star Trek

WORST FILM
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
followed by…
My Bloody Valentine
New In Town
Terminator: Salvation


Since I didn’t list my nominees this year, here are the films that definitely deserve mention that would’ve ended up on the nominees list had there been one for you to see…

Big Fan
Brothers
The Brothers Bloom
The Cove
District 9
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Girlfriend Experience
The Hurt Locker
I Love You, Man
The Informant!
The Invention of Lying

Lymelife
The Men Who Stare At Goats
The Merry Gentleman
Observe and Report
Public Enemies
The Road
State of Play
Watchmen
Whatever Works
World’s Greatest Dad

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11th Annual Fergy Film Awards: WINNERS

January 31, 2009

BEST FILM
Revolutionary Road
BEST FOREIGN FILM
A Girl Cut In Two
BEST DIRECTOR
Sam Mendes (Revolutionary Road)
BEST ACTOR
Leonardo DiCaprio (Revolutionary Road)
BEST ACTRESS
Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married)
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Justin Haythe (Revolutionary Road)
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Roger Deakins (Revolutioanry Road)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Rosemarie Dewitt (Rachel Getting Married)
BEST LOW-BUDGET FILM
In Search Of A Midnight Kiss
BEST DEBUT DIRECTING EFFORT
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)
BEST SOPHOMORE DIRECTING EFFORT
John Patrick Shanley (Doubt)
BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
Jenny Lumet (Rachel Getting Married)
BEST DEBUT PERFORMANCE
Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire)
BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
Synecdoche, New York
BEST OVERALL YEAR
Anne Hathaway
BEST MAKEUP
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Australia
BEST DOCUMENTARY
Man On Wire
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
James Newton Howard & Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight)
BEST EDITING
Tim Squyres (Rachel Getting Married)
BEST ART DIRECTION
Revolutionary Road
BEST COMEDY
Pineapple Express
BEST ANIMATED/FAMILY FILM
Marley & Me
BEST HORROR/SCI-FI FILM
Mother Of Tears
BEST EFFECTS
The Dark Knight
BEST SEQUEL
The Dark Knight
MOST SURPRISING FILM
Marley & Me
MOST UNDERRATED FILM
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE
James Franco (Pineapple Express)
BEST SONG
“The Wrestler” by Bruce Springsteen (The Wrestler)
BEST SOUNDTRACK
In Search Of A Midnight Kiss
MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM
Stop-Loss
MOST DISAPPOINTING PERFORMANCE
Robert DeNiro/Al Pacino <TIE> (Righteous Kill)
MOST OVERRATED FILM
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
WORST FILM
Righteous Kill

11th Annual Fergy Film Awards NOMINEES: Final Batch

January 27, 2009

BEST FILM
The Dark Knight
Doubt
In Bruges
Milk
Rachel Getting Married
Revolutionary Road
Snow Angels
Synecdoche, New York
Wendy and Lucy
The Wrestler

BEST FOREIGN FILM
The Band’s Visit
A Girl Cut In Two
The Last Mistress

BEST DIRECTOR
Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler)
Jonathan Demme (Rachel Getting Married)
Jon Favreau (Iron Man)
David Gordon Green (Snow Angels)
Charlie Kaufman (Synecdoche, New York)
Gina Kim (Never Forever)
Sam Mendes (Revolutionary Road)
Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight)
Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy)
Gus Van Sant (Milk)

BEST ACTOR
Leonardo DiCaprio (Revolutionary Road)
Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man)
Clint Eastwood (Gran Torino)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Synecdoche, New York)
Samuel L. Jackson (Lakeview Terrace)
Richard Jenkins (The Visitor)
Sean Penn (Milk)
Sam Rockwell (Snow Angels)
Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler)
Will Smith (Seven Pounds)

BEST ACTRESS
Asia Argento (The Last Mistress)
Kate Beckinsale (Snow Angels)
Vera Farmiga (Never Forever)
Anne Hathaway (Rachel Getting Married)
Ludivine Sagnier (A Girl Cut In Two)
Meryl Streep (Doubt)
Marisa Tomei (The Wrestler)
Jess Weixler (Teeth)
Michelle Williams (Wendy and Lucy)
Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road)

11th Annual Fergy Film Awards NOMINEES: Batch #7

January 26, 2009

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Dustin Lance Black (Milk)
Claude Chabrol & Cecil Mastre (A Girl Cut In Two)
Alex Holdridge (In Search Of A Midnight Kiss)
Charlie Kaufman (Synecdoche, New York)
Gina Kim (Never Forever)
Howard Korder & David Loughery (Lakeview Terrace)
Jonathan Levine (The Wackness)
Jenny Lumet (Rachel Getting Married)
Tom McCarthy (The Visitor)
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)
Jason Segel (Forgetting Sarah Marshall)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire)
David Gordon Green (Snow Angels)
Justin Haythe (Revolutionary Road)
Jonathan & Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight)
John Patrick Shanley (Doubt)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Maryse Alberti (The Wrestler)
Giorgos Arvanitis (The Last Mistress)
Matthew Clark (Never Forever)
Roger Deakins (Doubt)
Roger Deakins (Revolutionary Road)
Christopher Doyle & Rain Kathy Li (Paranoid Park)
Tim Orr (Snow Angels)
Wally Pfister (The Dark Knight)
Declan Quinn (Rachel Getting Married)
Harris Savides (Milk)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Michael Angarano (Snow Angels)
Javier Bardem (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
Russell Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall)
Josh Brolin (Milk)
Robert Downey Jr. (Tropic Thunder)
Colin Farrell (In Bruges)
Ralph Fiennes (In Bruges)
James Franco (Pineapple Express)
Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)
Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams (Doubt)
Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
Rosemarie Dewitt (Rachel Getting Married)
Rebecca Hall (Vicky Cristina Barcelona)
Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)
Frances McDormand (Burn After Reading)
Samantha Morton (Synecdoche, New York)
Olivia Thirlby (Snow Angels)
Olivia Thirlby (The Wackness)
Debra Winger (Rachel Getting Married)

11th Annual Fergy Film Awards NOMINEES: Batch #6

January 25, 2009

BEST LOW-BUDGET FILM
In Search of a Midnight Kiss
Never Forever
Paranoid Park
Teeth
The Wackness

BEST DEBUT DIRECTING EFFORT
Charlie Kaufman (Synecdoche, New York)
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)
David Schwimmer (Run, Fatboy, Run)

BEST SOPHOMORE DIRECTING EFFORT
Tom McCarthy (The Visitor)
John Patrick Shanley (Doubt)

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
Mitchell Lichtenstein (Teeth)
Jenny Lumet (Rachel Getting Married)
Martin McDonagh (In Bruges)

BEST DEBUT PERFORMANCE
Tunde Adibempe (Rachel Getting Married)
Gabe Nevins (Paranoid Park)
Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire)
Brandon Walters (Australia)
Jess Weixler (Teeth)