Tag: Reel Life Oscar Challenge

Reel Life Oscar Challenge: 2006

Michael. Lars, and Kathleen discuss bad Boston accents, the weirdness of monarchies, and beauty pageants as they dive into the Best Picture nominees of 2006. The films discussed are:

-Babel (1:20)

-The Departed (19:00)

-Letters from Iwo JIma (30:25)

-Little Miss Sunshine (41:11)

-The Queen (53:48)

Reel Life Oscar Challenge Episode 12: 2005

Michael, Lars, and Kathleen go through a range of emotions in this episode, where they talk about possibly the worst movie they’ve seen so far, and defintely the weirdest sex scene they’ve seen, possibly ever. The films discussed are:

-Brokeback Mountain (1:16)

-Capote (12:51)

-Crash (22:12)

-Good Night, and Good Luck (34:45)

-Munich (44:51)

Reel Life Oscar Challenge Episode 11: 2004

Michael, Lars, and Kathleen talk about boxing, OCD, blind musicians, wine snobs, and childhood whimsy as they take a look at the Best Picture nominees of 2004. The films discussed are:

-The Aviator (1:53)

-Finding Neverland (17:42)

-Million Dollar Baby (29:14)

-Ray (43:30)

-Sideways (55:17)

Reel Life Oscar Challenge Episode 10: 2003

Michael, Lars, and Kathleen discuss the Best Picture nominees of 2003. Is it the best Oscars year since 1994? They think it might be, and at the very least it was good enough to inspire some bad Boston accents and horse jokes. The films discussed are:

-The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (1:27)

-Lost in Translation (12:14)

-Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (22:17)

-Mystic River (30:51)

-Seabiscuit (42:24)

Reel Life Oscar Challenge Episode 9: 2002

Michael, Lars, and Kathleen discuss merry murderesses, harried hobbits, worried women, incensed Irishmen and dance around the awkwardness of having to watch a Roman Polanski movie as they discuss the Best Picture nominees from 2002. The films discussed are:

-Chicago (1:21)

-Gangs of New York (18:21)

-The Hours (32:28)

-The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (44:15)

-The Pianist (57:09)

Reel Life Oscar Challenge Episode 8: 2001

Michael, Lars, and Kathleen watch the Best Picture nominees of 2001 and discuss Russell Crowe’s hallucinations, Baz Luhrmann’s glitter fetish, the beauty of Middle-Earth, and William Mapother’s sweet bleached hair. The films discussed are:

-A Beautiful Mind (2:06)
-Gosford Park (17:02)
-In the Bedroom (26:59)
-The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (41:07)
-Moulin Rouge! (51:37)

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