The poster boy for bad movie awards?

February 20, 2010

Jeez, Blog Guy, I’m getting so tired of all these movie awards. Okay, the Oscars are great, but I mean, there’s the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice, and on and on and on. What’s the WORST awards ceremony in the movie business?

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I’d have to go with the Cardboard Poster Awards, which were just held a couple of days ago.

bafta posters vertical quentin 200Oh right, the Cardboards, for theater lobby ad posters and stuff.

Yeah, it’s the poster boy for bad awards. Sure, they hire guys to sit behind the seats and move the pictures up and down, but even that gets boring after a couple of hours.

Cripes. Awards for posters! Who sponsors this, Blog Guy?

I believe it’s Billboard.

So who was the big winner this year?

As expected, Quentin Tarantino’s poster won “Most likely to make you wake up screaming,” so no surprises there.

But wasn’t Dustin Hoffman expected to get a Cardboard?

No, the judges said his cardboard performance was wooden.

Blog Guy, your item on this same thing last year was better.

I agree. Maybe readers should just go back to that one.

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Photographs of guests who will attend the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) awards ceremony on Sunday are placed on seats at the Royal Opera House in London February 18, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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Someone give Unca a hug!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

I’m not sure…Isn’t that a seat-filler poster in the third row?

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That’s a very pretty theatre. Or it would be if they took the gurning chimp pictures away.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Agreed with CowGirl… urrm crow … crowgirl..

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

I got your back buddy, and if it ever comes down to it, I got a hug for ya too.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

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Unca…. here’s a hug for you…. I am beginning to think you need this on a daily basis as a part of your medication….

And Bob, come now, dont be so hard to family on this side of the pond…. Though I must say…. the only interest I get in these awards are the clothes and ofcourse the shoes….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Sorry, CG, by chimp you meant Quentin, I assume?

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

I am sure there are more chimps… Quentin being the biggest one, no doubt…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

M, him too.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Him too, CG? Who else are you pointing at? Tell tell!

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