July 21, 2024

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3 Word Reactions To The Oscar Nominations

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Because counting’s hard.

More after break!

“Likeable but overrated” – Watson, on overall Bridge of Spies success

“Really boring year” – Ryan, overall, except for Martian and Star Wars

Best picture


“The Big Short”

“Bridge of Spies”


“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Martian”

“The Revenant”


“TWO geek movies!” – Watson

“Martian! Martian! Martian!” – Ryan

“Director plus technical!” – Watson, on Mad Max nomination

Actor in a leading role

Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”

Matt Damon, “The Martian”

Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”

Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”

Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”

“DiCaprio beats Damon” – Watson

“Bear not eligible” – Ryan, agreeing

Actress in a leading role

Cate Blanchett, “Carol”

Brie Larson, “Room”

Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”

Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”

Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”

“Typical, forgettable roles” – Ryan

“Brie wins depressingly.” -Watson

Best director

Lenny Abrahamson, “Room”

Alejandro Iñárritu, “The Revenant”

George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”

Adam McKay, “The Big Short”

“Miller speech: polecat!” – Ryan

“It’s Miller time!” – Watson

Actor in a supporting role

Christian Bale, “The Big Short”

Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”

Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”

Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”

Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”

“Rocky finally wins?” – Ryan

“Please thank Everyone” – Watson

Actress in a supporting role

Rooney Mara, “Carol”

Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”

Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”

Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”

“Makes Jimmy tingle” – Watson, on McAdams’ nomination

“Won’t see any” – Ryan

Best animated feature film


“Boy and the World”

“Inside Out”

“Shaun the Sheep Movie”

“When Marnie Was There”

“Pixar wins again” – Ryan

“Bing Bong, Jenny!” -Watson

Best foreign language film

“Embrace of the Serpent”


“Son of Saul”


“A War”

“Saul takes it” – Ryan

“Embrace MY serpent!” – Watson

Best adapted screenplay

“The Big Short”



“The Martian”


“Aaron Sorkin snub?” – Watson

“Martian: science win!” – Ryan

Best original screenplay


“Bridge of Spies”

“Ex Machina”

“Inside Out”

“Straight Outta Compton”

“Tarantino angered someone” – Ryan

“Pixar came strong!” – Watson

Best original score

“Bridge of Spies”


“The Hateful Eight”


“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

“John Williams: speech!” – Ryan

“Tarantino’s only win.” -Watson

Best cinematography


“The Hateful Eight”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Revenant”


“Max visuals: stunning” – Ryan

“Max edges Revenant.” – Watson

Best production design

“Bridge of Spies”

“The Danish Girl”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Martian”

“The Revenant”

“What award’s this?” – Ryan

“I like cheese.”  -Watson

Best visual effects

“Ex Machina”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Martian”

“The Revenant”

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

“Max versus Force!” – Ryan

“Looked TOO real!” – Watson, on Jurassic World not being nominated

“Watson, wrong again” – Ryan, on Watson’s comment

“That’s six words!” – Watson

“Not at once!” – Ryan

Best original song

“Earned It,” “Fifty Shades of Grey”

“Manta Ray,” “Racing Extinction”

“Simple Song 3,” “Youth”

“Til it Happens to You,” “The Hunting Ground”

“Writing’s on the Wall,” “Spectre”

SEE YOU AGAIN?!?!?!?!?!” – Ryan

“Hamilton can’t win.” -Watson

Best documentary feature


“Cartel Land”

“The Look of Silence”

“What Happened, Miss Simone?”

“Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom”

“Amy was unforgettable” – Ryan

“Silence silences Amy.” – Watson

Best costume design



“The Danish Girl”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Revenant”

“Furiosa destroys Cinderella” – Ryan

“Max lives again!” – Watson

Best makeup and hairstyling

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared”

“The Revenant”

“Theron’s hair wins” – Ryan

“silver paint= makeup!” -Watson

Best live action short film

“Ave Maria”

“Day One”

“Everything Will Be Okay”



“Still have this?” – Ryan

“Waiting for itunes!” – Watson

Best animated short film

“Bear Story”


“Sanjay’s Super Team”

“We Can’t Live Without Cosmos”

“World of Tomorrow”

“Seriously, this too?” – Ryan

“No volcano pixar???” – Watson

“Oh, good point!” – Ryan, on Watson’s Lava note

Best documentary short subject

“Body Team 12”

“Chau, beyond the Lines”

“Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah”

“A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”

“Lasy Day of Freedom”

“We done yet?” – Ryan

“A. B. C.” -Watson

Best film editing

“The Big Short”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Revenant”


“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

“Force gets love?” – Ryan

“Nope.  Max rules.” -Watson

Best sound mixing

“Bridge of Spies”

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Martian”

“The Revenant”

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

“Mixing Star Wars!” – Ryan

“Still Mad Max!” – Watson

Best sound editing

“Mad Max: Fury Road”

“The Martian”

“The Revenant”


“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

“Force sweeps sounds!” – Ryan

“Max sweeps, Ryan!” – Watson