Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 022: Dark Skies (2013) and 85th Academy Awards Recap

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Episode 022Welcome to Episode 022 of Movie Podcast Weekly. In addition to covering “Dark Skies” (2013) for this show, Episode 022 is also Movie Podcast Weekly’s Academy Awards Recap! We watched the televised broadcast, and then we recorded this episode immediately thereafter. Our special guest for this show is DAVE “DR. SHOCK” BECKER from Land of the Creeps Horror Movie Podcast and DVD Infatuation.com. So, Jason will review “Dark Skies” first, then your hosts will cover the 85th Academy Awards ceremony from February 24, 2013.

SHOW NOTES:
I. Intro

II. Feature review of “Dark Skies”
Rating and Recommendation for DARK SKIES
Jason = 4.5 ( Avoid )

III. 85th Academy Awards Ceremony Recap by Movie Podcast Weekly
V. Wrap-Up

NEXT WEEK’S AGENDA: THE LAST EXORCISM PART II with special guest — horror podcasting legend, BillChete!

Links for this episode:

The Best Picture Podcast, Episode 001 with Dave Becker and Jason Pyles

The Best Picture Podcast, Episode 002 with Dave Becker and Jason Pyles

The Best Picture Podcast, Episode 003 with Dave Becker and Jason Pyles

Dave “Dr. Shock” Becker:
Land of the Creeps
DVD Infatuation.com
Dave on Twitter: @DVDInfatuation

Joshua Ligairi:
Josh’s blog post after Michael Moore calls and educates him: Oscar Talk with Michael Moore
Josh’s movie: “Cleanflix”
Josh’s website: IcarusAE.com
Josh’s horror podcast: Land of the Creeps
Josh on Twitter: @IcarusArts

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We’d like to thank The Dave Eaton Element and Dave Eaton himself for the use of his music for our theme song.

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And without further delay, here are the WINNERS for the 85th Academy Awards, highlighted in red:

BEST PICTURE
Amour
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

DIRECTING
Amour — Michael Haneke
Beasts of the Southern Wild — Benh Zeitlin
Life of Pi — Ang Lee
Lincoln — Steven Spielberg
Silver Linings Playbook — David O. Russell

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
Naomi Watts (The Impossible)

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
Denzel Washington (Flight)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Amy Adams (The Master)
Sally Field (Lincoln)
Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook)

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Alan Arkin (Argo)
Robert De Niro (Sliver Linings Playbook)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Amour — Austria
Kon-Tiki — Norway
No — Chile
A Royal Affair — Denmark
War Witch — Canada

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
5 Broken Cameras
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
Searching for Sugar Man

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
Inocente
Kings Point
Mondays at Racine
Open Heart
Redemption

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)
Amour by Michael Haneke
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino
Flight by John Gatins
Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola
Zero Dark Thirty by Mark Boal

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
Adam and Dog
Fresh Guacamole
Head Over Heels
Maggie Simpson “The Longest Daycare”
Paperman

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
Asad
Buzkashi Boys
Curfew
Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)
Henry

FILM EDITING
Argo
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall

PRODUCTION DESIGN
Anna Karenina
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln

SOUND EDITING — a tie!
Argo
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

SOUND MIXING
Argo
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall

COSTUME DESIGN
Anna Karenina
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Mirror Mirror
Snow White and the Huntsman

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
Hitchcock
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
Anna Karenina
Argo
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
“Before My Time” from Chasing Ice
“Everybody Needs a Best Friend” from Ted
“Pi’s Lullaby” from Life of Pi
“Skyfall” from Skyfall
“Suddenly” from Les Miserables

VISUAL EFFECTS
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Marvel’s The Avengers
Prometheus
Snow White and the Huntsman

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One thought on “Movie Podcast Weekly Ep. 022: Dark Skies (2013) and 85th Academy Awards Recap

  1. Loved your review of the Oscar’s. I totally agree that they ruined the Bond montage…everything was out of order and then didn’t even pick the iconic scenes!

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