Revenge Got People's Choice!

Discussion in 'Revenge of the Sith' started by LilyHobbitJedi, Jan 10, 2006.

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  1. LilyHobbitJedi Jedi Grand Master

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    I'm just watching the People's Choice Awards and Revenge just got the favorite movie of the year. Harrison Ford was presenting! Go Star Wars!
  2. Darth_Sanity Jedi Knight

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    I'm soooooo excited, I can't tell you how many times I voted.
  3. Ben R Jedi Master

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    It won for favorite movie AND favorite movie drama.

    [face_dancing]
  4. Dezdmona Jedi Master

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    George didn't do anything to encourage Oscar voter's.

    But it was on target, he basically said "Star Wars doesn't win many awards."
    "I'm not very popular in the industry, but I make my movies for the People."


  5. anakinobiwan Jedi Master

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    People RULE!!!!! So do you George. Alright!!!!! I <<<heart>>> SW *sigh*
  6. LilyHobbitJedi Jedi Grand Master

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    I didn't see that it got favorite drama too. Awesome, they did such a excellent job! I only hope that the oscars will be good to Revenge.
  7. DUGGY Jedi Youngling

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    that's great!. it's a nice change from the last six years of media PT bashing. the people have spoken ROTS is a great SW movie.
  8. CJedi72 Jedi Youngling

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    Lucas starts his speech out with: "Star Wars has never won many awards"

    The last time I checked the original Star Wars was nominated for 10 Academy Awards including: Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actor (Alec Guiness).

    That night it took home 7 Academy Awards, but was the first fantasy/scifi/action movie to win awards like that in movie history. That was an amazing night for that type of movie when most movies nominated, even including the present day, are usually heavy dramas, epics, or independent movies.

    George, The original SW won those awards that night because it is a great movie, and you shouldn't diminish that because the movies after didn't get nominated as much.

    I wonder if Lucas has selective memory to constantly play up the angle that the critics never love his movies......
  9. LilyHobbitJedi Jedi Grand Master

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    I loved it how Harrison starts talking about the nominees and goes "and a story that happens a long long long long long time ago in a galaxy far away"

    And then when he announced the winner he goes "The Force is strong with this movie"

    [face_laugh] [face_laugh] [face_laugh]
  10. DUGGY Jedi Youngling

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    well being nominated and winning are not the same. and aside from ANH SW only ever received technical awards. so he is correct. " From a certain point of view " .
  11. CJedi72 Jedi Youngling

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    Yeah youre right, but the fact they were just nominated was huge thing in 1977. Everyone has always said that no one watches SW for acting, but Alec Guiness got nominated for Best Supporting Actor, that is huge achievement. And yes, they were technical, but 7 awards, are 7 awards!

    As for sequels, other than Return of the King & Godfather II, no sequel ever gets nominated. Rocky won the best picture award in 1976, then the 4 sequels after that go zero nominations, do you see Stallone saying, "the critics hate my movies cause Rocky II-V didn't win any awards", etc. No, usually just the original is the one that ever gets nominated or wins in these awards shows.

    Raiders of the Lost Ark got nominated for Best Picture and didn't win in 1981, and the two sequels got zilch, do the critics give Lucas & Spielberg credit for that classic?
  12. Anakin_Prime Force Ghost

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    YES!! I was so hoping it won Peoples Choice, because it sure did deserve it. If you didn't think it deserves the award, just look at the box office numbers. That should change your mind real quick.
  13. Darth_Zoo Jedi Master

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    This is a spoiler for west coasters!!! But I don't mind because I was hoping to be spoiled. I was not going to watch the show if Star Wars was snubbed. Way to go RotS! The people who spend so much time behind the scenes making a movie that millions of Americans love deserve some recognition. [face_dancing]
  14. Gobi-1 Manager Emeritus

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    Yay Star Wars! I knew Sith was going to win when I saw Lucas in the audience. The People's Choice Award winners are told ahead of time so they will be there to accept. I was surprised Sith one both Film of the Year and Best Drama.

    "The people rule!" - George Lucas

  15. Gobi-1 Manager Emeritus

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    Photos

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    "Here you go George. Now can we make Indiana Jones 4?"

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    "I wanna give a shout out to all my peeps at TheForce.net."

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    "Power. Unlimited power."



  16. MirandaFair Jedi Master

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    LOL Gobi-1!

    Woot for ROTS! [face_dancing]
  17. Crazy_Old_Kermit Jedi Knight

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    Is there gonna be a recap or another showing of the People's Choice awards? Maybe someone could get it on the internet? huh? huh? oh...
  18. Blue_Jedi33 Force Ghost

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    Yes, this is awesome, this is the real deal the people have spoken, and WE won it.
    :)

    Now they should remove ROTS from even being on the worst movie list at that IMDb poll, this proves just how stupid those fools are over there.
  19. PowerUnlimitedPower Jedi Youngling

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    now it's confirmed . what we already know :cool:
  20. Siths_Revenge Jedi Youngling

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    It definatly deserved it. Too bad it won't win for Best Pic, though.
  21. thebadge Force Ghost

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    Sweet, well deserved.
  22. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

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    Glad to see Sith got it! Well deserved! =D=
  23. PadwanKayla Force Ghost

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    Heard the great news and am now watching it! Finally, the recognition ROTS and GL deserve.
  24. JohnWesleyDowney Force Ghost

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    Congratulations to George Lucas, the cast and crew, and ILM!

    ROTS richly deserved this recognition.

    THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN. =D=
  25. Garth Maul Manager Emeritus

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    From a certain POV, it's a more deserving win than an Oscar anyway.

    Although I'm sure Windy would argue with me if he was still around.;)
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