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Rachel Getting Married, and Frozen River lead with 6 nods each, including Best Feature, Best Director, Best First Screenplay, and Best Female Lead for Anne Hathaway and Melissa Leo respectively. I’ve heard only good things about Melissa Leo on Frozen River, will she be the Oscar winner next year?? I’ve yet to see both films…

Also nominated… Turn the River and Savage Grace, which I’ve seen. And… The Visitor, Synecdoche New York, Sangre de mi Sangre, Vicky Christina Barcelona, Milk and Towelhead. For the full list, go here.

inside the gold’s following of Nine made me wonder…

Yes, Nine will have a pretty heavy list of credits when the trailer comes out. You can just imagine…

Nine… starring

Double Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis, Academy Award Winner Marion Cotillard, Academy Award Winner Judi Dench, Academy Award Winner Sophia Loren, Academy Award Winner Nicole Kidman, Academy Award Nominee Penelope Cruz
Directed by Academy Award Winner Rob Marshall.

Which made me, and other people, wonder if there had been other heavily Oscar Winner projects. I can’t really think of anything at the top of my head, but I was checking IMDb (and got side-tracked a little), and I didn’t come up with anything. Hahahaha.

From just trailers, I thought Burn After Reading did a pretty filled Academy Award credited film. Let’s see… I had to check some of the credits, but I don’t think it does as Oscar-studded as Nine. Here goes~~

Burn After Reading starring…

Academy Award Winner George Clooney, Academy Award Winner Tilda Swinton, Academy Award Winner Frances McDormand, Academy Award Nominee Brad Pitt, Academy Award Nominee John Malkovich

Written and directed by Academy Award Winners Ethan and Joel Coen.

I could even stretch this a WHOLE lot more and say Cold Mountain was pretty Oscar-studded. LOL. Considering some of the actors earned their nominations and winnings after the film xD. Check this out…

Cold Mountain starring…

Academy Award Winner Nicole Kidman, Academy Award Winner Renee Zellweger, Academy Award Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, Academy Award Nominee Jude Law, Academy Award Nominee Natalie Portman.

Directed by Academy Award Winner Anthony Minghella

Have you got any project that is Oscar-studded??

— Edit Feb 23 2009 —

After Penelope’s win last night/tonight ~ Here’s how the Nine trailer would be.

Nine… starring

Double Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis, Academy Award Winner Marion Cotillard, Academy Award Winner Judi Dench, Academy Award Winner Sophia Loren, Academy Award Winner Nicole Kidman, Academy Award WINNER Penelope Cruz
Directed by Academy Award Winner Rob Marshall.

or…

Starring all of these Academy Award winners:
Double-winner Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Judi Dench, Sophia Loren, Nicole Kidman and Penelope Cruz.

More movie remakes!

August 6, 2007 — 5 Comments

God, I can’t take much of Hollywood’s new trend on remaking films. Seriously, it’s getting ridiculous!

Ok, so let’s take a look at a list of remakes from other countries…

Why don’t we start from the Oscar-winning, The Departed, remake of the Chinese Infernal Affairs?

How about some remakes from French films, like Original Sin, Taxi, Unfaithful, Wicker Park – all made between 2000-present. The Italian-based Swept Away, or The Last Kiss… and let’s not forget the newest Hollywood trend to remake every bloody Asian film that was EVER successful – The Eye, which apparently Jessica Alba is starring. Or the Japanese-based Dark Water, The Grudge, Pulse, The Ring, Shall We Dance? Or how about the Korean ones, The Lake House, or the new ones like Oldboy, Tale of Two Sisters, and even My Sassy Girl… probably starring Elisha Cuthbert.

Seriously, this just pissed me off by rumors of Lindsay Lohan being wanted for a remake of the film Jeux d’Enfants – aka Love Me If You Dare – starring the awesome Marion Cotilliard. I mean, the film was done what in 2002-2003, and they already want a remake? For real, if you’re gonna start making remakes from all foreign films that were ever a bit successful, why not make a remake of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. I’m sure that movie will translate really well for American audiences, and let’s not forget to make a remake of Amelie, and while you’re at it why not make Life is Beautiful in English too! Yeah, and those rumors about making Battle Royale… those are great too! How about making the American version of Amores Perros, or Y Tu Mama Tambien? I mean, you’ve already made Abre los Ojos, even casting Penelope Cruz in the same goddamn role! Why not make every Almodovar film in an American version.

And man… more remakes and remakes. I mean, I don’t really have a problem with watching a remake, I probably watch the film and watch the original. But it’s the fact that most films or most films that seem worth-it are remakes of something, and it seriously makes me wonder where are we going…

These are just a few of the remakes released between 2000-2007:

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