Oscars? Who Cares!

This is Oscar

Well, according to Spock.com, about 6 million users care.

That’s how many voted for their 2008 Oscar “People’s Choice” selections. According to Spock, the following will be taking away the little Oscar statuettes on Sunday evening:

Best Actor: Johnny Depp in “Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
Best Supporting Actor: Tom Wilkinson in “Michael Clayton”
Best Actress: Ellen Page in “Juno”
Best Supporting Actress: Ruby Dee in “American Gangster”
Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson for “There Will Be Blood”

Compare that list with ROGER EBERT’S choices:

Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis in “There Will Be Blood”
Best Supporting Actor: Javier Bardem in “No Country for Old Men”
Best Actress: Ellen Page in “Juno”
Best Supporting Actress: Ruby Dee in “American Gangster”
Best Director: Joel and Ethan Coen for “No Country for Old Men”

Who do you think will win?

Tune in to the 80th Academy Awards, Sunday February 24th.

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Author: movie boss

Scott Rosenberg is an award winning entertainment journalist covering stories bridging the United States and Asia. He is also managing director of AMW International Co. Ltd., a Bangkok based pr and marketing boutique.

Wearing his journalist cap, he serves as Asian Pacific Bureau Chief of US based Film Journal International and former editor of Monsters and Critics. Formerly Scott was Thailand correspondent for The Hollywood Reporter and Southeast Asian correspondent for Variety.

Scott has served as consultant to many international film festivals, most recently serving as director for the inaugural Phuket Film Festival in Phuket, Thailand in October 2007.

Scott was presented the “Friends of Thailand” Award by the Thai Government in 2002 for his contributions to the Kingdom through his journalistic endeavors while having received from His Majesty Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia, that same year the royal titles Commandeur de l’ordre Royal du Sahametrei and Commandeur de l’ordre Royal du Cambodge.

As a hobby, Scott raises rare breed, pedigree Thai Ridgeback Dogs and “hangs-out” with Thai Elephants in northern Thailand as they paint. Their paintings can be found at www.elephant-paintings.com

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