Bennet Miller was snubbed for Moneyball. It's interesting that four of these are established high quality directors, with Hazanavicius being the only one who hasn't been nominated before. It may be these five in the Oscars, but neither Fincher or Allen would be nomination locks.
I predict Payne is taking this.
Jan 9 - 09:19 PM
Steven Spielberg should be on this list. Over Woody Allen. Spielberg's War Horse was amazing, every single aspect of it. Allen's films are all almost the same thing over and over....
Jan 9 - 10:40 PM
fincher overrated; no malick is a crime
Jan 9 - 10:59 PM
Jan 10 - 12:14 AM
couldn't agree more
Jan 10 - 02:50 AM
Yeah, he should have just made The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2 hours of The Oceans 11 Cast playing beach volleyball with the cast of Rushmore and mystic river on the Swedish tundra culminating in a cameo from Adrian Brody accidentally crushing a newborn seal while trying to dig out one of Sean Penn's spikes and just staring off into space for the last 15 minutes of the film like Malick would have done. **in his haughtiest voice** "So courageous"
Jan 12 - 05:53 AM
They're either facebook users or fans of Zuckerburg himself!
Jan 13 - 12:05 PM
ahhh....no love for Nicolas Winding Refn...???
and Terrence Malick...???
david fincher was overrated.....
Jan 10 - 02:27 AM
Terrence Mallick, Nicholas Windin Refn, Bennet Miller, all SNUBBED? Are these guys crazy or what? they should nominate atleast 1 of da above. but still good 2 see David Fincher :)
Jan 10 - 02:31 AM
all good noms
Jan 10 - 07:17 AM
I think a tie between Woody Allen and David Fincher would be fabulous.
Jan 10 - 11:07 AM
Spielberg got snubbed!! How!!!
Jan 10 - 01:16 PM
I've stopped caring about how big the directors are and what other movies they did. Pay attention to that movie on it's own. I have not seen The Artist, but out of the other 4 I saw, my picks are Payne and Scorsese. Hugo was a truly great movie, give that some consideration.
Jan 11 - 12:02 AM
Wouldn't be surprised if Dragon Tattoo gets 13 Oscar noms. It would make sense as the Academy loves snubbing great Fincher work (Zodiac, Social Network) and then apologizing by rewarding minor stuff (Ben Button).
No Nicholas Winding Refn, no Terrence Malick... sigh. I also preferred Kelly Reichardt's work on Meek's Cutoff, Steve McQueen on Shame, Lars Von Trier for Melancholia, Spielberg for Warhorse, Richard Ayoade for Submarine, and even Brad Bird for Ghost Protocol to Fincher, Payne, or Hazanavicius. The Artist is going to win everything and that's why I don't give a damn about awards presentations.
Jan 11 - 02:03 AM
I would give the award to Woody Allen since he hasn't won for a long time.
Jan 11 - 06:08 AM
I think Hazanavicius is going to win just by the fact that he's directed one of the most original and daring pictures since the beginning of the millennium.
The order goes like this in my opinion:
Jan 11 - 09:46 AM
"Midnight in Paris" was good not great Woody Allen and the Fincher version of "Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" was very good but I think the Swedish original was superior. Where's Terrence Malick for "Tree Of Life" and Lars von Trier for "Melancholia"?
Jan 11 - 06:29 PM
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