Friday, March 12, 2010

Best Picture Upset Poll

A few months ago, at a webzine, a poll was conducted asking people to vote for what they think was the biggest Best Picture upset in history. Here were the choices they offered along with my commentary:

1. How Green Was My Valley wins the Oscar over Citizen Kane, 1942.
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2. Rocky wins over Taxi Driver, 1976
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3. Annie Hall wins over Star Wars, 1977
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4. Dances with Wolves wins over Goodfellas, 1990
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5. Shakespeare in Love wins over Saving Private Ryan, 1998.
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6. A Beautiful Mind wins over The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, 2001
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7. Crash wins over Brokeback Mountain, 2005
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2 comments:

  1. Dances With Wolves and A Beautiful Mind's wins weren't really surprises, but most people don't like them. I think Crash is the biggest surprise out of these followed by Shakespeare In Love.

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  2. How anybody could love How Green Was My Valley is beyond me!

    And can we just forget 2005 never happened haha

    Nice vids, cute cat:)

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