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Forum: General Movie Discussion 22 hours ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
Re: Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign fi

Appreciate you saying that, thanks. :up: I think we're within a reasonable range of disagreement on the rest, at least.

The suggestion that they should exclude foreign films from Best Picture is...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 23 hours ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
I'm not sure why one award can be racist for...

I'm not sure why one award can be racist for merely being culturally biased or ignorant of different films, but another cannot be for willfully ignoring them entirely.

To be clear, I don't have a...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 23 hours ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
Most of the stories we have, because of...

Most of the stories we have, because of historical oppression, are not about black people. By all means, be upset about this. I am. Be upset about all the stories lost. There must be thousands upon...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 23 hours ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
But that's exactly what it was, and it wouldn't...

But that's exactly what it was, and it wouldn't have existed except for that simple head count.

There's a bait-and-switch quality to a lot of race relation arguments in which something very...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 23 hours ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
I'm not really sure what there is to disagree...

I'm not really sure what there is to disagree with. Regional film awards, by definition, are not attempting to represent cultural and geographic diversity. Whether or not that's a problem is another...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 2
National Treasure 3
Posted By Yoda
Re: National Treasure 3

https://twitter.com/jbillinson/status/1218269575625789440
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 1 day ago
Replies: 2
National Treasure 3
Posted By Yoda
National Treasure 3

Apparently official, or close to it:

https://twitter.com/IGN/status/1218307275259043841
Replies: 448
MoFo Health Thread
Posted By Yoda
Re: MoFo Health Thread

Still lifting regularly here. Probably about three months now. I'm not usually destroying myself or anything but I try to do a modest amount five times a week, and it seems to be making some...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 33
The Young Pope
Posted By Yoda
Yes. Sorta makes sense if you see it, they're...

Yes. Sorta makes sense if you see it, they're both limited series, even though it's clearly one story.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 62
Watchmen (HBO series)
Posted By Yoda
Re: Watchmen (HBO series)

To expound on that, since TV cancellation headlines are often a little simplistic: it's HBO saying they won't do it with Lindelof, and Lindelof saying (as he has the whole time) that he currently has...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
They're not pretending to be anything broader...

They're not pretending to be anything broader than what they are, but they're not attempting to be, either. Combined with the belief that ignorance does not mitigate or dilute xenophobia, I'm not...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 2 days ago
Replies: 9
Happy Anniversary, The Rodent!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Anniversary! :)

Happy Anniversary! :)
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 4
The Other Oscar Categories
Posted By Yoda
Re: The Other Oscar Categories

I think I've re-learned the distinction between Sound Editing and Sound Mixing every single year and always forget it in time for the next.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
Re: Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign fi

Relevant:

https://twitter.com/JustinCChang/status/1217839604264390656
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 65
What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?
Posted By Yoda
Well, that's not inherent in what he said. All...

Well, that's not inherent in what he said. All that's inherent in what he said is that they have a lot of nominees right now and might next year as well.

I think just rereading the posts should...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 65
What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?
Posted By Yoda
Re: What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?

That's what I mean by "awards talk in general." He mentioned Parasite's award chances, then segued to saying that it's Netflix's year. He's not saying Parasite is a Netflix film, he's saying Netflix...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 65
What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?
Posted By Yoda
Re: What do you think of the movie Parasite (2019)?

The fact that they have a lot of nominations. He either meant to post this in the other Parasite thread, or was just referencing the awards talk in general.
Replies: 86
Waiting for Baseball
Posted By Yoda
Re: Waiting for Baseball

https://twitter.com/MattGelb/status/1217891275791310849
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 2 days ago
Replies: 29
Poll: Oscar's Best Actor 2020
Posted By Yoda
excuse me 59676

excuse me

59676
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 days ago
Replies: 33
The Young Pope
Posted By Yoda
The next time I tell you guys I'm busy you can be...

The next time I tell you guys I'm busy you can be sure to remind me that I actually sat down and made this:

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Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
Re: Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign fi

That's a good point. By definition the only places that even open themselves up to charges of insufficient diversity are the ones at least ostensibly considering more diverse films to begin with. Is...
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 2 days ago
Replies: 3
The Oscar Head On The Screen
Posted By Yoda
Yep, still happening, just missed a thingy to...

Yep, still happening, just missed a thingy to update it. Thanks, I'll take a look.
Forum: Movie Forums Site Stuff 3 days ago
Replies: 3
The Oscar Head On The Screen
Posted By Yoda
Re: The Oscar Head On The Screen

:laugh: Intended effect. Glad to hear it's horrifying people.

Wait until you see OscarBot...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
I agree, but I noted as much earlier in the same...

I agree, but I noted as much earlier in the same post ("I don't think all racism works like this"). I was assuming it for the sake of argument, since what I was trying to say applied either way.
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Forum: General Movie Discussion 3 days ago
Replies: 81
Why is Parasite nominated for best picture, when it's a foreign film?
Posted By Yoda
I'm not sure anyone is disputing this. Nobody...

I'm not sure anyone is disputing this. Nobody says it's totally irrelevant or tells us nothing. What's at issue is whether or not it demonstrates racism and xenophobia, rather than something a lot...