Category Archives: 2006 Academy Awards

Things Overheard on the Oscar Red Carpet, 2006

Alright, so here’s the deal… a day after the Oscars I got bad dash of stomach flu. Up until this afternoon, I hadn’t been out of bed since Monday night. And it sucked. If you think for a second it … Continue reading

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Crash?????????????????!!!?????!?!?!?!???????????!!!?!??!?!?

As my impeachable moral code dictates, I am the first to admit when I’m wrong. So… I was wrong. Despite overwhelming evidence that Brokeback Mountain was the best picture of the year (Golden Globe, DGA, PGA, WGA, dozens of critics … Continue reading

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The Jay’s Official Oscar Predictions

Best Picture – BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN – GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK. – CRASH – CAPOTE – MUNICH Will Win: Brokeback Mountain – If my previous post about Brokeback Mountain winning the Best Picture Oscar wasn’t enough to convince you of … Continue reading

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2006 Oscar Nominations Reactions

This fell pretty much in line with most people’s predictions, a theme that spread throughout this year’s list of nominees. Of the five, Brokeback Mountain still has the edge, though a surprise win by Crash at this weekend’s SAG awards paints the ensemble drama as a late dark horse. Continue reading

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Oscar and The Jay, Sitting in a Tree

Forget the Super Bowl (My pick: Steelers +10). Forget Valentine’s Day. Forget pitchers and catchers reporting. Forget the beginnings of spring. None of it matters. For the next five weeks the only thing that matters is the Academy Awards. Everything … Continue reading

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The Case For: Brokeback Mountain, Best Picture Oscar Winner

Back in mid-October I predicted that King Kong would tank at the box office. But hold off on combing through my archives, I’ll save you some time; I never put the claim in print. Too much persuasion from too many … Continue reading

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The Case Against: Charlize Theron, Two-Time Oscar Winner?

Does Charlize Theron deserve to win a second Academy Award? More importantly, for the good of the movies, do we even want her to? Let’s get to the case. Ching-Ching! That was a Law & Order sound effect, just by … Continue reading

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