I know that tens of you are eagerly anticipating the winners of the Omie Awards. Here they are in all their glory.
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Picture goes to…
for showing that incoming apocalypse can be beautiful,
Melancholia. Producers: Meta Louise Foldager and Louise Vesth
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Director goes to…
for making a balls out translation of the Swedish favorite,
David Fincher, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
for making a film about a getaway driver into a sleeper hit,
Nicholas Winding Refn, "Drive"
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Actor goes to…
for portraying a man dealing the dark side of sexual addiction, Brandon Sullivan,
Michael Fassbender, "Shame"
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Actress goes to…
for portraying a mother that is struggling to keep her destructive son in check, Eva Khatchadourian,
Tilda Swinton, "We Need to Talk About Kevin"
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Supporting Actor goes to…
for portraying a mobster who wants a stock car, Bernie Rose,
Albert Brooks, "Drive"
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Supporting Actress goes to…
(an unprecedented four way tie)
for portraying a girl trying to forge a relationship with her father, Alexandra King,
Shailene Woodley, "The Descendants"
for portraying a woman that broke up her family, Julie Speer,
Judy Greer, "The Descendants"
for portraying a woman that is reeling from personal tragedy, Mrs. O'Brien,
Jessica Chastain, "The Tree of Life"
for portraying an emotionally damaged sister, Sissy Sullivan,
Carey Mulligan, "Shame"
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Original Song goes to…
for encapsulating the struggle for people of color,
"The Living Proof" from "The Help"
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Foreign Language Film goes to…
a film about a woman losing her memories captures beauty with poetry,
"Poetry". Director: Chang-dong Lee
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Animated Feature goes to…
a 3D adaptation of the beloved comic strip series,
"The Adventures of Tintin". Director: Steven Spielberg
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Original Screenplay goes to…
for a story about a woman that refuses to grow up,
"Young Adult". Written by Diablo Cody
for a story about the greatest day of life could be your last,
"Melancholia" . Written by Lars von Trier
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Adapted Screenplay goes to…
for a story about a disillusioned lawyer who tries to cash in a wrestler's prowess,
"Win Win". Story by Tom McCarthy and Joe Tiboni. Written by Tom McCarthy
The Omie Award for Most Deserving Documentary goes to…
for showing the inside story about what it takes be on the front page,
"Page One: Inside The New York Time". Producers: Alan Oxman and Adam Schlesinger
And for the granddaddy of them all, The Suck-It! Award goes to…
a movie exploiting 9/11 to get the sympathy of the audience,
"Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" nomination for Best Picture
Another year has gone by and more people are getting screwed over for getting their deserved nominations. We broke all the rules this year. Congrats to big winners, "Shame", "Melancholia" and "The Descendants" Until next year...