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    Please Nominate The Leftovers for Every Emmy So We Can See Justin Theroux NakedThis is the best For Your Consideration ad in TV history.
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    Lindsay Lohan Wants to Steal Your Phone for Her Anti-Social Network Prank ShowLohan hosts a prank show where she takes over brave contestant’s social-media accounts.
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    From ‘Best Jacket’ to ‘Not Worst Movie,’ Eight Spoofs of ‘For Your Consideration’ AdsBest Orangutan! Chest Actor!
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    The Vulture Transcript: Fred Willard Takes Us Through His Career in the Most Delightfully Willardian WayHe’s got stories about the Christopher Guest movies, ‘Salem’s Lot,’ and mistakenly turning down ‘Airplane!’
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    How to Decode the 2011 ‘For Your Consideration’ AdsWhich represent realistic, serious campaigns, and which are windmill-tilting for a beloved star?
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    For Your Consideration: Imelda Staunton in ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ for Best Supporting ActressWe’re a little surprised that Warner Bros. hasn’t made a more concerted Oscar push for this previous Academy Award nominee.
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    For Your Consideration: ‘The Host’ for Best PictureBy far, the year’s most apt and coherent metaphor for the war on terror.
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    For Your Consideration: Marketa Irglova of ‘Once’ for Best ActressWhen was the last time Keira Knightley had to convince as a love interest in the shackles of an unflattering haircut and a body-thwarting wardrobe?
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    For Your Consideration: Kurt Russell of ‘Death Proof’ for Best ActorYes, yes, the Oscars ignore comedy and horror films. But they also perpetrate a much less-discussed and more-insidious bias against people eating nachos.
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    For Your Consideration: Robert Downey Jr. of ‘Zodiac’ for Best Supporting ActorIt’d be a particular shame if in its callow neglect of this film the Academy (and any other organization that has yet to vote) ignored the marvelous work of Robert Downey Jr. as newspaper reporter Paul Avery.
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    For Your Consideration: Alan Tudyk of ‘Death at a Funeral’ for Best Supporting ActorIt’s quite possible that you never made it to Death at a Funeral this summer — which is a shame, because that’d mean you missed Alan Tudyk’s tour de force performance as a naked guy on a roof!
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    For Your Consideration: Paul Greengrass of ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ for Best DirectorFrom now until the Oscar nominations are announced on January 22, Vulture will be highlighting some of 2007’s greatest, sure-to-be-overlooked performances.
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    For Your Consideration: Edgar Wright of ‘Hot Fuzz’ for Best DirectorOnly Wright gets the secret of great parody: Don’t hate the thing you’re making fun of – love it.
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    For Your Consideration: McLovin for Best Supporting ActorLooking back on the totality of the year’s cinematic crop, was there a single more memorable, more endearing film character than Christopher Mintz-Plasse’s McLovin?