2010 Poppies and Rosies Awards

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2010 Poppies Awards – TC Kirkham, Subject:CINEMA

THE OFFICIAL AWARDS
TC’S BAKERS DOZEN FOR 2010

A FILM UNFINISHED
ANIMAL KINGDOM
BLACK SWAN
CHERRY
CITY ISLAND
DESPICABLE ME
INCEPTION
IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY
MY DOG TULIP
NOWHERE BOY
THE KINGS’ SPEECH
THE SOCIAL NETWORK
WELCOME TO THE RILEYS

BEST PICTURE
It’s Kind Of A Funny Story

BEST DIRECTOR
Tom Hooper, The Kings’ Speech

BEST ACTOR (tie)
(tie) Ben Mendelsohn, Animal Kingdom
(tie) Keir Gilchrist, It’s Kind Of A Funny Story

BEST ACTRESS
Natalie Portman, Black Swan

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Geoffrey Rush, The Kings’ Speech

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST (tie)
City Island – Andy Garcia, Julianna Margules, Steven Strait, Ezra Miller, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Emily Mortimer
The Kids Are All Right – Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Hutcherson, Mark Ruffalo

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCES, MALE
Andrew Garfield, The Social Network
Aaron Johnson, Kick-Ass and Nowhere Boy

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCES, FEMALE
Britt Robertson, Cherry
Rooney Mara, The Social Network

BEST JUVENILE PERFORMANCE
Chloe Grace Moretz, Kick-Ass & Let Me In

BEST ON-SCREEN TEAM
Aaron Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Nicholas Cage, Kick-Ass

BEST CAMEO
Wallace Langham and Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

BEST SEMI-CAMEO
Alan Arkin, City Island

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (tie)
Lixin Fan, Last Train Home
Danny Cohen, The King’s Speech

BEST ANIMATED FILM
My Dog Tulip

BEST VOICE PERFORMANCE
Christopher Plummer, My Dog Tulip

BEST ANIMATED SEQUENCE IN A NON-ANIMATED FILM
“Craig’s Map” from “It’s Kind Of A Funny Story”

BEST DOCUMENTARY
A Film Unfinished, Yael Hersonski, Director/Writer

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Kick-Ass (We Are Young) by Mika

BEST SCORE
Hans Zimmer, Inception

BEST USE OF AN INDIVIDUAL SONG
“Where Is My Mind” by Maxence Cyrin, “It’s Kind Of A Funny Story”

BEST POP SOUNDTRACK
It’s Kind Of A Funny Story

BEST MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
“Under Pressure” from It’s Kind Of A Funny Story

BEST FIGHT SCENE
The Anti-Gravity Hotel Fight, Inception

BEST BATTLE SCENE
The Horse Siege, The Warlords

BEST SCENE-STEALERS
(tie) Ezra Miller, City Island
(tie) The Minions, Despicable Me
(tie) John Malkovich, Secretariat & Red

BEST POPCORN MOVIE
Iron Man 2

MOST FUN AT A MOVIE
Birdemic: Shock And Terror

BEST ONE LINER
The Wit and Wisdom of Vince Rizzo Jr – THE REMIX – City Island

MOST PLEASANT SURPRISE
The A-Team – right on the money!

BIGGEST DISAPPOINMENT
Scott Pilgrim VS The World

BEST FILM YOU HAVEN’T SEEN
Cherry

MOST INFECTIOUS AUDIENCE LAUGH
Jack Rebney’s Outtakes reel, Winnebago Man

MOST ANNOYING TREND
The continued bashing of internet critics and their growing influence by the so-called critical thinking press, i.e. Armond White of NYFCC and his brethren

MOO HAHA BEST VILLIAN – MALE OR FEMALE
Jeremy Renner, The Town

AUDIOVISIONARY AWARD
Mike Schneider and Neo Flux Productions, Night Of The Living Dead Reanimated
for their contribution to animation as surrealism
and
Animal Logic, for their continuing work in the field of unbelievable nature-realistic animal animation in Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga’hoole

2010 HAT TRICK AWARD –
Dame Helen Mirren for her string of movies between September & December: Red, Legends Of The Guardians, The Tempest

THE UNOFFICIAL AWARDS

The Most Refreshing Supercouple on screen
Jules and Nic (Julianne Moore & Annette Bening), The Kids Are All Right

The “Outrageous Behaviour Will Always Boomarang On You, Young Man” award
Wallace Wells (Kieran Culkin), Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

The “Little Engine That Could” award for pure tenacity
Penny Chenery (Diane Lane), Secretariat

The MPAA “Who’s A Naughty Boy Then?” Award for excessive on-screen smoking
John Lennon (Aaron Johnson) and friends, Nowhere Boy

The “Silver Dick” Karma Award
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss (Armie Hammer), The Social Network

The Alfred E. Newman “What, Me Worry?” award
Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee), Let Me In

The J.R. Ewing “Superiority Complex” award
Mark Zuckerburg (Jesse Eisenberg), The Social Network

The “Are You For Real?” Award
Therry Guette, Exit Through The Gift Shop

The “What did you expect, it’s a DOG” award
J.R. Ackerly (voice of Christopher Plummer), My Dog Tulip

The Jack The Ripper memorial Serial Killer award
Lou Ford (Casey Affleck), The Killer Inside Me

The “Scary Dark Alley” Award (as in I would NEVER want to be caught in a dark alley with this guy…)
Jim Coughlin (Jeremy Renner), The Town

The Most well adjusted potential delinquent of the year
Laser (Josh Hutcherson), The Kids Are All Right

The most maladjusted juvenile delinquent of the year
Beth (Britt Robertson), Cherry

The “I’m Happy Just The Way I Am, You Blankey Blank Mother Blank” award
Jack Rebney, Winnebago Man

The “This Blood bond was tainted from the very beginning” award
Qingyun, Wuyang, and Erhu (Jet Li, Takashi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau), The Warlords

The “So close to real it’s scary” Award for best resemblance to a real person
Joan Jett and Cherie Currie (Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning), The Runaways

The Ultimate Control Freak award
Mrs. Milton (Stephanie Vinditto), Cherry

The “I’m still not sure I believe this whole thing, but don’t you just LOVE HER?” award
Mallory (Kristen Stewart), Welcome To The Rileys

The “Awww, how can you hate this guy?” Award for the most likeable on-screen bad guy in history
Gru, Despicable Me

The “Excuse me Doctor” award for the most sarcastic pseudo-hypocondriac of the year
Vince Rizzo Jr (Ezra Miller), City Island

The “Whattayameanigottawait” award
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Part One

The “Yeah, Right” Award for the most unrealistic portrayal of a hooker in 2010
Megan Fox, Jonah Hex

The “Talk about taking the law into your own hands” Award
Detective LT Leckie (Guy Pearce), Animal Kingdom

The “Who Says Getting Older Slows You Down” award
Frank Moses, Marvin Boggs, Joe Matheson, and Victoria Winslow (Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Morgan Freeman, and Dame Helen Mirren), Red

2010 Rosies Awards – PopcornNRoses/Subject Cinema
Presented by Kim Brown

Kim’s Top 10 Movies of 2010
“Animal Kingdom”
“Black Swan”
“Cherry”
“City Island”
“Conviction”
“Despicable Me”
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1”
“Inception”
“The King’s Speech”
“Welcome to the Rileys”

Official Awards

Best Picture:  “City Island”
Best Animated Film:  “Despicable Me:
Best Documentary:   “Last Train Home”
Most Overlooked Movie:  “Cherry”
Best Director:  Christopher Nolan, “Inception”
Best Actor:  Ben Affleck, “The Town” (as Doug MacRay)
Best Actress:  Julianne Moore, “The Kids Are All Right” (as Jules)
Best Supporting Actor:  Joseph Gordon-Levit, “Inception” (as Arthur)
Best Supporting Actress:  Melissa Leo, “Welcome to the Rileys” (as Lois Riley)
Best Ensemble Cast:  “Animal Kingdom”
Breakthrough Performance (Male):  Kyle Galner, Ben Barnes
Breakthrough Performance (Female):  Mia Wasikowska, Chole Grace Mortiz
Best On-Screen Team:  Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1”
Best Cameo(s):  Dirk Benedict & Dwight Schultz, “The A-Team”
Best Cinematography:  Dariusz Wolski, “Alice in Wonderland”
Best Voice Performance:  Christopher Plummer in “My Dog Tulip” (as J.R. Ackerly)
Best Original Song:  “Alice”, performed by Avril Lavinge, “Alice in Wonderland”
Best Original Score:  Hans Zimmer, “Inception”
Best Pop/Rock Soundtrack:   “The Runaways”
Best Musical Performance:  “Black Swan”, original score by Pyotir Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Best Popcorn Movie:  “The Losers”
Most Fun At A Movie:  “The A-Team”
Most Pleasant Surprise:  “Secretariat”
Biggest Disappointment:  “The Tempest”
Best Scene-Stealer (Live Action):  Kieren Culkin as Wallace Wells, “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World”
Best Scene-Stealer (Animated):  The Minions, all of them, “Despicable Me”
Best One on One Fight Scene:  Frank Moses vs. William Cooper, “Red”
Best Battle Scene:  The heroes vs. Medusa, “Clash of the Titans”
Best Line:  “I’m afraid so.  You’re entirely bonkers.  But I’ll tell you a secret.  All the best people are.” – Alice, “Alice in Wonderland”
Most Infectious Laugh:  “I said DART Gun!”, “Despicable Me”
Most Annoying Trend:  The warning box is getting longer than some movies
Best Villain:  Jason Schwartzman as Gideon Graves, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”
Best Villainess:  Bryce Dallas Howard as Victoria,  “The Twilight Saga:  Eclipse”
Audiovisionary Award:  “Night of the Living Dead Reanimated”
Best Trailer:  “Green Lantern”
“My Ears! MY EARS!”:  “The Twilight Saga:  Eclipse”
The Darth Maul Award:  “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, “The Expendables”
“Ew!  Ew!  Eeeewwww!!!!”:  (tie) The party massacre, “Piranha 3-D”/Nina’s finger, “Black Swan”
Best Juvenile Performance:  Kodi-Smit McPhee

Unofficial Awards
Sexiest Superhero:  Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, “Iron Man 2”
She is “Woman”, Hear Her Roar:  Diane Lane as Penny Chenery, “Secretariat”
Poison “Talk Dirty to Me” Award:  “The King’s Speech”
More Testosterone Than an NFK Locker Room:  “The Expendables”
Most Unlikely Action Hero:  Adrian Brody as Royce, “Predators”
And You Did This Why…?:  Releasing “My Soul to Take” in 3D
“Thank You, Movie” Award:  Steven Strait’s butt-shot, “City Island”
And They Say Wrestling Fans Act Goofy:  The “Troll 2” fans, “Best Worst Movie”
Most Jaw-Dropping Moment:  Hit-Girl’s use of the c-word, “Kick-Ass”
Most Visceral Reaction:  Growling at Dolores Umbridge, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1”
“I’m good… no, really, I’m fine – Please STOP!”:  Dog’s mating procedures, “My Dog Tulip”
Scariest Performance in a Non-Horror Film:  Ryan Gosling as David Marks, “All Good Things”
Best Straight to dvd Release:  “Batman:  Under The Red Hood”
Sexiest Team:  “The Losers”
With Great Power – Comes the Ability to Kick a Whole Lot of Ass:  Yang, “The Warrior’s Way”
He’s a Marvel, Now He’s a DC… Now He’s a Marvel Again:  Chris Evans
Most Stomach-Churning Opening:  “Devil”
Realest Family:  “The Kids Are All Right”
Most “Glee”-ful Musical Number:  The patients perform “Under Pressure”,  “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”
The Adam West:  Nicolas Cage as Damon Mecready (Big Daddy), “Kick-Ass”
Biggest Tear-jerking Moment:  Dobby’s death, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1”
Most Disturbing Scene You Didn’t See:  The pool attack/rescue scene, “Let Me In”