Up in the Air is a movie that avoids well-trodden subjects, but instead hits on so many current and substantial issues: Should have been here: I mean wow, I went nuts over the movie when I first saw it. Also, anyone thinks this was a weak year for the category? Up in the Air Should Win: After the first half hour, its an extremely mediocre sci-fi movie.
The recession is too awkward to look at. I liked Up In the Air a lot better than some people, and still scratch my head at the reactions. The most inexcusable omission is Fantastic Mr.
Winners and nominees[ edit ] Herman J.
Mankiewiczco-winner of the second award in this category for Citizen Kane. It just felt really fresh to me. Lamorisse is additionally the only person to win or even be nominated for Best Original Screenplay for a short film The Red Balloon A nice Best Picture nominee?
Special winners[ edit ] Woody Allen has the most nominations in this category with 16, and the most awards with 3, though Paddy Chayefsky won the Best Adapted Screenplay in for his adaptation of his teleplay, Marty, and also won for Original Screenplay for The Hospital and Network.
Would be a very, very close second choice. The two films Guy mentioned would be my top two. I loved the ending almost criedthe music, the costume design robbed!
Only three other married couples won an Oscar in another category— Earl W. I have to agree with Guy on both District 9 and In the Loop. Clooney is too stoic. Just curious… 17 at 1: The dialogue is wondrous. And District 9 was a truly awful nomination. Screenwriter and director Billy Wilder right received two awards in this category in collaboration with others—one for Sunset Boulevard and one for The Apartment.
Fox were here… 5 at Richard Schweizer was the first to win for a foreign-language film, Marie-Louise. I think the movie is borderline ridiculous. But by golly this award belongs to In The Loop.
Fish Tank was much more daring and felt truer and it actually felt like something was at stake.
Kris, how did Kirn embarrass himself on Twitter? I root, against all likelihood, for an In the Loop win. William Inge earned this award in for Splendor in the Grass.
Preston Sturges was nominated for two different films in the same year Avatar just cannot make it — http: Muriel Box was the first woman to win in this category; she shared the award with her husband, Sydney Boxfor the film The Seventh Veil.
There were other ways to make the ending unhappy and more subtly hammer home the themes Reitman was trying to get across, but it just felt like he took the easiest path.Oscar [Nominee] () Best Achievement in Directing Nebraska () Oscar [Winner Oscar [Nominee] () Best Achievement in Directing Sideways () Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Tied with Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian for.
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Oscar [Nominee] Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Tony Kushner. Eric Roth. Oscar [Nominee] Best Achievement in Film Editing Michael Kahn. Oscar [Nominee] () WAFCA Award [Winner] Best Film. The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
It is awarded each year to the writer of a screenplay adapted from another source (usually a novel, play, short story, or TV series but sometimes another film).
Nominee Oscar: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Richard Linklater (screenplay/story Kim Krizan (story) Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards Nominee Silver Condor: Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language (Mejor Película Extranjera en Idioma no Español) Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another.
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