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The 2008 Academy Awards

As of when I started making this poll, nobody had yet posted a poll about the Oscars tonight, so here goes. 14 questions behind the cut, sorry, I kind of got carried away...



Poll #1143733 2008 Academy Awards

Realizing that most of us probably haven't seen all of the pictures nominated and some probably haven't seen any, based on whatever your knowledge is about the films nominated for best picture this year, which would you like to see win the oscar?

Atonement
8(11.8%)
Juno
15(22.1%)
Michael Clayton
1(1.5%)
No Country for Old Men
5(7.4%)
There Will Be Blood
7(10.3%)
I really don't care
32(47.1%)

Same premise as the previous question, which movie, if any, do you most hope doesn't win a thing?

None really
20(29.4%)
Atonement
6(8.8%)
Juno
10(14.7%)
Michael Clayton
2(2.9%)
No Country For Old Men
1(1.5%)
There Will Be Blood
5(7.4%)
I really don't care about the Oscars one way or the other
24(35.3%)

Which films have you seen so far?

None
35(52.2%)
Atonement
0(0.0%)
Juno
14(20.9%)
Michael Clayton
0(0.0%)
No Country for Old Men
0(0.0%)
There Will Be Blood
0(0.0%)

Now, let's take them one by one. How much did you like Atonement?

I never saw it
56(84.8%)
I loved it
4(6.1%)
I liked it
2(3.0%)
I neither liked it nor disliked it
1(1.5%)
I disliked it
2(3.0%)
I hated it
1(1.5%)

How about Juno?

I never saw it
37(55.2%)
I loved it
18(26.9%)
I liked it
8(11.9%)
I neither liked it nor disliked it
2(3.0%)
I disliked it
1(1.5%)
I hated it
1(1.5%)

How about Michael Clayton?

I never saw it
61(91.0%)
I loved it
1(1.5%)
I liked it
3(4.5%)
I neither liked it nor disliked it
2(3.0%)
I disliked it
0(0.0%)
I hated it
0(0.0%)

How about No Country For Old Men?

I never saw it
58(86.6%)
I loved it
4(6.0%)
I liked it
5(7.5%)
I neither liked it nor disliked it
0(0.0%)
I disliked it
0(0.0%)
I hated it
0(0.0%)

Finally, what about There Will Be Blood?

I never saw it
59(88.1%)
I loved it
6(9.0%)
I liked it
0(0.0%)
I neither liked it nor disliked it
0(0.0%)
I disliked it
1(1.5%)
I hated it
1(1.5%)

Can you think of any films which you think should have been nominated for best picture from last year but weren't?

From the following actors nominated in the best actor and actress categories, who would you most like to see win an award?

Cate Blanchett
13(19.1%)
Julie Christie
5(7.4%)
George Clooney
2(2.9%)
Marion Cotillard
1(1.5%)
Daniel Day-Lewis
8(11.8%)
Johnny Depp
19(27.9%)
Tommy Lee Jones
1(1.5%)
Laura Linney
3(4.4%)
Viggo Mortensen
3(4.4%)
Ellen Page
4(5.9%)
None of them
9(13.2%)

From the following actors nominated for best supporting actor or actress, who would you most like to see win an award?

Casey Affleck
5(8.1%)
Javier Bardem
8(12.9%)
Cate Blanchett
14(22.6%)
Ruby Dee
1(1.6%)
Phillip Seymour Hoffman
3(4.8%)
Hal Holbrook
2(3.2%)
Saoirse Ronan
1(1.6%)
Amy Ryan
1(1.6%)
Tilda Swinton
2(3.2%)
Tom Wilkinson
2(3.2%)
None of them
23(37.1%)

Jon Stewart will host the awards show this year. What do you think about that?

Excellent choice! I'm very happy.
19(27.1%)
Good choice
22(31.4%)
Average choice, they could have found someone better
8(11.4%)
Not a good choice at all
1(1.4%)
A terrible choice
3(4.3%)
I don't care at all about the host
6(8.6%)
I don't care at all about the Oscars
11(15.7%)

Who else would you like to see host the Oscars if not Jon Stewart?

How much do you get into the Academy Awards?

Big-time! I love the Oscars and try to watch them every year
2(2.8%)
I'm interested in them, but not fanatical about them
12(16.7%)
I'm kind of interested, but will give them a pass if there's something better to do
19(26.4%)
I'll watch if there's nothing else to do, but really don't care about them at all
22(30.6%)
I don't like them very much and won't watch them for sure.
12(16.7%)
I detest them and will purposely avoid them
4(5.6%)
Other (what?)
1(1.4%)
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