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Adam Elliott blogs about movies, cinema life and other goofy things.





Will Bond Get An Oscar?

As I reflect on the movies of 2012, I kind of have to wonder, what's Oscar worthy

James Bond films have been nominated for Oscars seven times, only winning twice; Goldfinger in 1964 for Best Sound Effects and Thunderball in 1965 for Best Visual Effect.

Bond films have never been nominated in the Best Picture category, but I think after this year, that might change.
 
Can you guess what two original Bond songs have been nominated, but never won?  There are three....

1973's Live & Let Die.  1977's The Spy Who Loved Me & 1981's For Your Eyes Only.

 

December 10, 2012, 10:45 am
Box-office numbers show that Gerard Butler's latest didn't stand a chance against big figures 'Breaking Dawn- Part 2' and 'Lincoln.' By Ryan J. Downey Daniel Craig in "Skyfall" Photo: Sony/ Columbia Pictures
 


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12/10/2012 11:37AM
Will Bond Get An Oscar?
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12/12/2012 3:28PM
Nope.
Since the Academy is not going into nominations with a set number of nominees in mind, Skyfall will fall. A couple other more artsy dramas will find their places. Lincoln, Beasts, Django, Argo, Les Miz, Zero. And then maybe Moonrise, Pi, and Linings. Without knowing how many nominees there could be, it will be a guess. And Skyfall does have some Oscar darlings in it.
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