This episode of the Plastic Podcast concludes our conversation about the Academy Award nominations. Rob and J. Robert talk about the nominees in the other major categories and mention a few overlooked favorites of 2009. Here's part one.
0:00 Intro: The Conversation Continues
0:18 Best Acting Categories
6:46 Best Animated Feature Film
10:31 Best Original Screenplay
13:10 Best Adapted Screenplay
15:14 Best Documentary Feature
25:50 Best Foreign Language Film
35:18 Other Faves of 2009: Pontypool, Two Lovers
38:07 Make Way for Tomorrow (McCarey, 1937), Text of Light (Brakhage, 1974)
- Films not named above that are nevertheless discussed at some length in this podcast, given the time constraints: The Messenger, Food, Inc., The White Ribbon, Coraline, The Princess and the Frog, Burma VJ, Anvil! The Story of Anvil, Forbidden Lie$.
- Actor whose name is mis-pronounced by Rob in both halves of this conversation: Christoph Waltz, who — guess what — is Austrian. Rob will say valts from now on.
- Rob on Pontypool, the 3D of Coraline, Food, Inc., Burma VJ, and his list of 2009 faves
- List of Oscar nominees
- Part one of our conversation