Re: TDKR Oscar Chances? - Part 1
Ledger gave a performance that was award-worthy; but, his death helped push for his acquisition of an award. I remember watching the ceremony that night, because I had two articles written for the deadline the following morning: one praising the Academy's decision to recognize his performance, the other damning it for failing to do so.
But, The Dark Knight Rises did not have that brand of calamity and hype that The Dark Knight had. Michael Caine deserves an award for his performance as Alfred. He will not acquire it, and I will be very surprised if he receives a nomination. It is wrong, but it is what it is.
Originally Posted by Lord Valumart:
I've been saying that for years. She wanders around thinking she's being cheeky and flirty, and just a little night naughty, but she actually in the middle of the room half fallen over drunk shouting "I LOVE ****!!" between the tears...