2007 Poppies And Rosies Awards

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THE 2007 POPPIES – WINNERS – Awarded by TC Kirkham

OFFICIAL AWARDS

Best Picture
Wristcutters: A Love Story – Goran Dukic, Director

Best Director
Michael Schroeder, Man In The Chair

Best Actor (tie)
Patrick Fugit, Wristcutters: A Love Story
And
Christopher Plummer, Man In The Chair

Best Actress
Helena Bonham-Carter, Sweeney Todd

Best Supporting Actor
M. Emmet Walsh, Man In The Chair

Best Supporting Actress
Queen Latifiah, Hairspray

Breakthrough Performance, Actor
Tom Guiry, Black Irish

Breakthrough Performance, Actress
Evan Rachel Wood, Across The Universe

Best Juvenile Performance (for a performer 16 years or under)
Anton Yelchin, Fierce People

Best Ensemble
Hairspray

Best On Screen Team
Michael Angarano and Christopher Plummer, Man In The Chair

Discoveries Of The Year
Nikki Blonski, Hairspray
Evanna Lynch, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix
Jamie Campbell Bower, Sweeney Todd
Ed Sanders, Sweeney Todd

Best Scene-Stealers
Kevin Dunn and Julie Wright, Transformers

Best Animated Film
Ratatouille, Brad Bird, Director

Best Voice Performance
Jon Heder, Surf’s Up

Best Off-Camera Performance
Sal Masakela, Surf’s Up

Best Documentary
The King Of Kong – A Fistful of Quarters, Seth Gordon, Director

Best Film You Haven’t Seen (tie)
Once Upon A Film (Decker, Director)
and
Still Green (Jon Artigo, Director)

Best Original Song (tie)
“Through The Roof And Underground”, Gogol Bordello
from Wristcutters: A Love Story
and
“Falling Slowly”, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, from Once

Best Musical Performance
“You’re Timeless To Me”, John Travolta and Christopher Walken, from Hairspray

Best Fight Scene
Cameron Kinkade (Michael Angarano) vs Brett Raven (Taber Schroeder), Man In The Chair

Best Battle Scene or Sequence
Optimus Prime vs Megatron, The Downtown Battle, Transformers

Best Popcorn Movie
Transformers

Best One-Liner
“He’s A Dirty Trash Can Full Of Poop” – Smudge (Jack P. Ranjo), talking about Tank, Surf’s Up

Most Pleasant Surprise
Fierce People

Biggest Disappointment
Spiderman 3

Most Fun At A Movie
Air Guitar Nation

Most Infectious Audience Laugh
“Spiderpig”, The Simpsons Movie

Most Annoying Movie Trend- Abrupt endings that look like there should be more A LA “The Sopranos” – The Simpsons Movie, Sweeney Todd

AudioVisionary Award – for innovative techniques furthering the blending of music and vision on the big screen
Julie Taymor, Across The Universe

UNOFFICIAL OFFICIAL AWARDS

The most loveable group of old coots I’d love to have as grandparents: The wonderful seniors from “Man In The Chair” – Christopher Plummer, M. Emmet Walsh, George Murdock, Julie Vera, Ellen Geer, Margaret Blye, and several others

The “There’s No Crying In Superheroing” award – Spiderman 3, for way too much of the waterworks

The “Look Ma, I can terrify people even more when I don’t bathe” Award – Ben Foster, 3:10 to Yuma

The “Watch me Channel My Dad” Award
Peter Fonda, 3:10 to Yuma

The “Best real friendship dramaticzed for the screen” Award – Guy and Girl, Once

The “I am NOT gonna be the one to mess with her” Award – Naomie Harris, Pirates Of the Caribbean: At Worlds End

The “Is this movie EVER gonna end?” Award – Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Worlds End

The “I’m starting to grow a spine” award – Matthew Lewis as “Neville”, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

The Valley Dude of the year – John Robinson as Miles, Transformers

The “See, I CAN Play someone besides Harry Potter” Award – Daniel Radcliffe, December Boys

The “I waited 18 years for THIS?” – The Simpsons Movie

The “Rock ‘em, Sock ‘em, Underdog Of The Year” Award:
Steve Wiebe, The King Of Kong

The Bad Continuity Award, or “Why did I sound like I had a bad cold in all my scenes when there’s supposed to be two months inbetween them?” Award – Tom Arnold, The Final Season

The “Never has someone been quite so earnest” award – Tie
Sean Astin, The Final Season
Jim Sturgess, Across The Universe

The Cranial Inversion Statue, for always playing a major league A**Hole in whatever I’m in – Mitch Pileggi, Man In The Chair

The “Shania Twain Man I Feel Like A Woman” Award,
John Travolta, Hairspray

The “Who Knew I Could Be Funny” Award –
James Marsden, Hairspray and Enchanted

The “Could We Possibly Squeeze Any More Buddy Cop Movie References Into This Movie?” Award –
Hot Fuzz

The “Oh My GOD, NOT AGAIN!” Award for the Worst Ad Campaign – Rush Hour 3

The “What The Hell…um…oh yeah, it IS Hell” Award for craziest storyline….The Devils Son, Ghost Rider

The “What The Hell? Did I miss A Meeting? Award for most ridiculous and/orincomprehensible plot twists – War

The “X-Pac Heat –or- We Hope You Get What’s Coming To You” Award – to Billy Mitchell, Brian Koh, Steve Sanders, and Walter Hill for screwing Steve Wiebe out of his record-setting Donkey Kong game, The King Of Kong

TC’s Baker’s Dozen – The Best Movies of 2007
(in alphabetical order)

Across The Universe
Air Guitar Nation
Beowulf
Black Irish
Fierce People
Hairspray
Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix
The King Of Kong – A Fistful Of Quarters
Man In The Chair
Once
Ratatouille
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Wristcutters: A Love Story

2007 ROSIES – WINNERS – Awarded by Kim Brown

OFFICIAL AWARDS

Best Picture
Wristcutters: A Love Story, Goran Dukic, Director

Best Director
John Carney, Once

Best Actor
Anton Yelchin, Fierce People

Best Actress
Helena Bonham-Carter, Sweeney Todd

Best Supporting Actor
Donald Sutherland, Fierce People

Best Supporting Actress
Queen Latifiah, Hairspray

Breakthrough Performance, Actor
Ben Foster, 3:10 To Yuma

Breakthrough Performance, Actress
Brittany Snow, Hairspray

Best Juvenile Performance (for a performer under 16 Years or under)
Ed Sanders, Sweeney Todd

Best Ensemble
The Kids from “Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix”

Best On-Screen Team
Zia (Patrick Fugit) and Eugene (Shea Whigham), Wristcutters: A Love Story

Discovery Of The Year, Male
Jamie Campbell Bower, Sweeney Todd

Discovery Of The Year, Female
Evanna Lynch, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

Best Scene-Stealer, Live Action
Alan Tudyk, Death At A Funeral

Best Scene-Stealer, Animated
Chicken Joe (Jon Heder), Surf’s Up

Best Animated Film
Surf’s Up, Ash Brannon and Chris Buck, Directors

Best Voice Performance
Ray Winstone, Beowulf

Best Documentary
The King Of Kong – A Fistful Of Quarters, Seth Gordon, Director

Best Film You Haven’t Seen Yet (Film Festival Film)
Once Upon A Film, Decker, Director

Best Original Song
“The Hill”, Marketa Irglova, from Once

Best Song
“Not While I’m Around”, Ed Sanders and Helena Bonham-Carter, from Sweeney Todd

Best Musical Performance
“You Can’t Stop The Beat”, Nikki Blonski, Zac Efron, and cast, from Hairspray

Best Soundtrack(tie)
Once
and
Sweeney Todd:The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

Best Fight Scene
Optimus Prime vs Megatron, Transformers

Best Battle Scene or Sequence
Jack Sparrow vs Davy Jones, Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Worlds End

Best “Texas Tornado” Fight
Spiderman and New Goblin vs Sandman and Venom, Spiderman 3

Best Popcorn Movie
Ghost Rider

Most Pleasant Surprise
December Boys

Biggest Disappointment
The Simpsons Movie

Most Fun At A Movie
Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer

Best Trailer
The Dark Knight

Most Annoying Trend Of The Year
Just because it’s bloodier doesn’t mean it’s better – the reimaginings (or planned reimaginings) of Halloween, Friday The 13th, Hellraiser, et al

Best Cameo
Peter Jackson, as a knife-wielding Father Christmas, Hot Fuzz

AudioVisionary Award – for innovating techniques bringing the movie and internet worlds together
Jennifer Shiman, AngryAlien.Com

UNOFFICIAL OFFICIAL AWARDS

Total Fangirl Moment of 2007
Hearing Optimus Prime as voiced by original voice actor Peter Cullen, Transformers

Cutest Couple
Guy and Girl, Once

For An Action Movie, That was QUITE A chick-flick ending
Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Worlds End

The 2007 Darth Maul Award
Chow Yun-Fat (Sao Feng), Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Worlds End

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It
Rob Zombie’s “reimagining” of Halloween

Most Un-Hollywood Ending of 2007
Once

The “I Did NOT See That Coming!” Award
The turning point of Fierce People

Sexiest Voice of 2007
Alan Rickman, Sweeney Todd and Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

Group Schadefreude Moment AKA The Toby Keith “How Do You Like Me Now?” Award
Dolores Umbridge is dragged away by the centaurs, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

Didn’t Need To See That – Live Action
The nude air guitar contestant, Air Guitar Nation

Didn’t Need To See That – Animated
The drunk, half-naked King Hrothgar, Beowulf

Most Beautiful Actress of 2007
Megan Fox, Transformers

The “You Go Girl!” Award
Nikki Blonski, Hairspray

Best Actor…um…Actress…um..Oh FORGET IT, He Just Rocked!
John Travolta, Hairspray

The “Ewww! Gross! Gross! Gross!” Moment Of The Year (scene that made me scream like a girl)
Eddie Brock is taken over by Venom, Spiderman 3

The “Good Taste (Hello Kitty Wear Notwithstanding)” Award
C-Diddy’s choice of “Play With Me” by Extreme as his performance song, Air Guitar Nation

The “Excelsior!” Award
Stan Lee’s cameos in “Spiderman 3” and “Fantastic Four:Rise Of The Silver Surfer”

The “What The Heck Was That?! Moment Of The Year” Award
The end of “War”

Sexiest Superhero
Chris Evans, Fantastic Four:Rise Of The Silver Surfer

The “Hannibal Smith I Love It When A Plan Comes Together” Award for the most “A-Team”-like movie ending
Hot Fuzz

The “Triple H Award” for being the most Hateful Hissable Harridan of 2007
Imelda Staunton as Dolores Umbridge, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

The “Lower Than A Run-over Rattlesnake” Award
Alan Rickman as “Judge Turpin”, Sweeney Todd

Kim’s Top Ten Movies of 2007

3:10 To Yuma
Air Guitar Nation
Fierce People
Hairspray
Hot Fuzz
I Am Legend
The King Of Kong: A Fistful Of Quarters
Once
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
Wristcutters: A Love Story