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Best Picture Alignment Test – Special Features #34

A long time ago, on a movie-related podcast, a question was posited to the hosts: When is the last time your favorite movie of the year won Best Picture at the Oscars? As I was listening to the podcast, it took me a little while to figure my first answer out, but whenever I thought of a film, I realized that I only agreed with the selected winner of the nominated films — but it wasn’t really my favorite film of the year. So, today, I want to do my own four-pronged test, for the purpose of finding out just how much I agree with the Academy. (more…)

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I’m Jeffrey Rex ‘Award’ Show Announced

In the next few days, perhaps even hours, if you are lucky, I will be posting a blogpost regarding my personal picks for various ‘Awards’ for 2013. The I’m Jeffrey Rex Award Show will feature the following categories – do note that I have listed at least 2 nominees for each category:

  • Playstation 3 Game of The Year 2013:
    The Last of Us.
    Grand Theft Auto V (5).
  • Playstation 4 Game of The Year 2013:
    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes.
    Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag.
    RESOGUN.
  • Playstation Vita Game of The Year 2013:
    Tearaway.
    Guacamelee!
  • PC/MAC Game of The Year 2013:
    Gone Home.
    Football Manager 2014.
  • Overall Game of The Year 2013:
    The Last of Us.
    Grand Theft Auto V (5).
    RESOGUN.
    Gone Home.
  • Movie of The Year 2013:
    Gravity.
    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
    Jagten/The Hunt (Based on Danish/US Release Date).
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Cinematic Experience 2013:
    Mads Mikkelsen in Jagten/The Hunt.
    Simon Pegg in The World’s End.
    Martin Freeman in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Cinematic Experience 2013:
    Sandra Bullock in Gravity.
    Rinko Kikuchi in Pacific Rim.
    Amy Adams in Man of Steel.
  • Best Performance in Directing a Cinematic Experience 2013:
    Alfonso Cuarón for Gravity.
    Peter Jackson for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
    Guillermo del Toro for Pacific Rim.
  • Television Show of The Year 2013:
    Breaking Bad.
    Game of Thrones.
    House of Cards.
  • Best Peformance by an Actor in a Television Show 2013:
    Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad.
    Kevin Spacey in House of Cards.
    Mads Mikkelsen in Hannibal.
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Show 2013:
    Robin Wright in House of Cards.
    Vera Farmiga in Bates Motel.
    Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones.
  • Song of The Year 2013:
    – “Holy Grail” by Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake.
    – “Headlights” by Eminem featuring Nate Ruess.
  • Chelsea FC Player of The Year 2013:
    Eden Hazard.
    Frank Lampard.
    Juan Mata.
  • Chicago Bears Player of The Year 2013:
    Josh McCown, Backup Quarterback.
    Alshon Jeffery, Wide Receiver.
    Kyle Long, Offensive Lineman (Rookie).
  • FC Copenhagen Player of The Year 2013:
    Nicolai Jørgensen.
    Rurik Gislason.
    Thomas Delaney.
  • Overall Performance of The Year 2013:
    – Creating The Last of Us, by Naughty Dog.
    – Cinematographic and Directorial Achievement in Gravity, by Alfonso Cuarón & Emmanuel Lubezski.
    – Excellence in writing Breaking Bad, by Vince Gilligan (Representing the Writing Staff)

*Do note that when dealing with movies, games and songs I nominate out of the pieces I have seen, played or listened to.

I will announce the winners in the next few days,
– I’m Jeffrey Rex