Oscar om nom nominations

So, Oscar nominations are in. I honestly don’t really care all that much, but the rest of the world is buzzing I might as well join in. 😛

I’ve seen maybe 1/3 of the movies nominated (not including the foreign and shorts) and another 1/3 I’ve heard so much about I might as well have seen it and whatever is left I have no clue about. There are a few things I’m kinda surprised about. No Paul Giamatti nom (he won the Globe) and Eisenberg getting a lead actor nom. Ok, maybe more the latter… I’ve watched a few of his movies (Zombieland and Adventureland come to mind. Funny how they both have ‘land’ in it) and Jesse Eisenberg is good at playing himself… The Social Network wasn’t an exception. Well, perhaps he played a more douche-y version, but still. I’m also surprised that Scott Pilgrim didn’t make it for special effects. That shit was some yummy eye candy. I guess the Academy is full of old farts. :/ But I am happy that Canada made it into Foreign Language with Incendies. 😛

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