The Second Annual Omie Award Winners

It is that time ladies and gentlemen to reveal to winners of the people and pictures that should have been nominated for Oscars. Here are the winners of the second annual Omie Awards.

The Omie Award for Most Deserving Picture goes to…

for injecting new life in the dying romantic comedy genre,

(500) Days of Summer. Producers: Mason Novick, Jessica Tuchinsky, Mark Waters and Steven J. Wolfe


The Omie Award for Most Deserving Director goes to…

the man that turned a studio miscalculation for dumping Halo in pre-production into a 4-time Oscar nominee,

Neill Blomkamp, District 9


The Omie Award for Most Deserving Actor goes to…

a virtually unknown actor on the big screen to capture out hearts as the man having a perpetual bad day, Larry Gopnik,

Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man

(Side note: Somebody wrote in for  Christoph Waltz in this category. I understand that people wanted him in Best Actor instead of supporting, but he is nominated in supporting. Get over it.)


The Omie Award for Most Deserving Actress goes to…

a French actress that brought the true story of painter, Séraphine Louis to life,

Yolande Moreau, Séraphine


The Omie Award for Most Deserving Supporting Actor goes to…

(tie)

a veteran actor is constantly overlooked gives a fearless performance as the father of radical teenager, Jack,

Alfred Molina, An Education

and

a man that brought a third  dimension to the role of disillusioned soldier, Sgt. JT Sanborn,

Anthony Mackie, The Hurt Locker


The Omie Award for Most Deserving Supporting Actress goes to…

a young actress that give a ferocity to the role of Shosanna Dreyfus, the lone survivor of a Jewish extermination,

Mélanie Laurent, Inglourious Basterds

The Omie Award for Most Deserving Original Song goes to…

the  ode to Max’s adolescent journey to the Island of Wild Things,

All is Love, Music and Lyrics by Karen O. and Nick Zimmer, Where the Wild Things Are

The Omie Award for Most Deserving Foreign Language Film goes to…

a film that take the audience on journey of gang life and making a better one in America,

Sin Nombre. Director Cary Fukunaga

The Omie Award for Most Deserving Animated Feature goes to…

(tie)

a movie that was dismiseed strictly based on its title that blew people away with a good narrative,

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Directors, Phil Lord and Chris Miller

and

a subdued narrative about a young boy that befriends a goldfish princess that desires to be human,

Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea. Director, Hayao Miyazaki

(Sidebar: I would like to know who was the person that put Up as a write-in. It was nominated for Best Picture and Animated Feature. I want to verbally chastise you.)

The Omie Award for Most Deserving Original Screenplay goes to…

the broken narrative of a broken relationship told by a heartbroken man,

(500) Days of Summer, Written by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber

The Omie Award for Most Deserving Adapted Screenplay goes to…

(tie)

a melacholy look at the day of life a man that lost his lover and wants to end his life,

A Single Man. Written by Tom Ford and David Scearce. Based on the novel by Christopher Isherwood.

and

a whimisical look at the parallel lives of columnist Julie Powell and French chef Julia Child,

Julie & Julia. Written by Nora Ephron. Based on the book by Julie Powell and My Life in France by Julia Child and Alex Prud’homme.

The Omie Award for Most Deserving Documentary goes to…

a heartbreaking story about a Canadian heavy metal band that never got a fair shot of fame,

Anvil! The Story of Anvil. Producer, Rebecca Yeldham

And now, the award you have all been waiting for The Suck-It! Award for the most undeserving nominee goes to…

the mediocre movie about white people helping the poor black youth nominated for Best Picture,

The Blind Side

(Sidebar: There was almost an equal amount of hate for lead actress pulling a halfway-descent performance out of her ass to be nominated for Best Actress for playing Leigh Ann Tuohy.)

Congratulations to all of the winners that should have been nominated for Oscars instead of safe choices that were nominated this year. I see you again next year as the Academy screw over more deserving nominees for blah movies and performances.

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Posted on March 6, 2010, in The Omie Awards and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. I thought Stuhlbarg might’ve pulled a nod over Freeman/Clooney but it didn’t happen.

  2. Awesome lot of awards, I’d take a lot of these over the ACTUAL nominees (which I guess is the point), especially Mackie and Stuhlberg. And Meatballs, which I loved!

  3. Ha! The suck it award. I like that. Pretty good picks for the most part, especially the highly underrated Michael Stuhlbarg and Karen O song for Where the Wild Things Are. Was that omitted from the Oscars out of a qualification issue or was it just like the Bruce Springsteen song last year where the Academy is just a bunch of morons on that category?

  4. mcarteratthemovies

    Kudos to you for recognizing Michael Stuhlbarg for his awesome performance that got sorely overlooked by the Academy. He made a very wimpy character empathetic and quietly funny.

    Thank every deity ever named for the fact that “Blind Side” didn’t win Best Picture. If it had, the world was over. It’s almost over because Bullock won Best Actress.

    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

    • Well, it wasn’t me. The people voting have spoken. They made it happen. I’m glad that Blind Side didn’t win Best Picture. If it did, I would throw my hands up. I don’t care that Sandy Bullock won a fucking Oscar. What parallel universe are we in?

      Anyway, I said with great power comes, great responsibility. Now, she has to be more conscience of her choices. Not doing a Miss Congeniality 3 or another All About Steve. Have movies of substance.

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