Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/2841/0 en Oscars for 2008 (81st) Nominations, Awards and Contest to Prove How We Are NOT the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences http://roadskater.net/oscars-2008-81st-nominations-awards-and-contest-prove-how-we-are-not-academy-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences <p> Having missed my old workmate and friend, Tom's, Oscar Contest, but being movie mavens at least for a few weeks of the year, eebee and I devised our own scoring system and made up a liitle contest for ourselves. We had a private viewing and voting for the Oscars, and of course, made a public spreadsheet.Herein lies the story of the nominations, awards, our predictions and wishes, and the insignificant result. We would have failed, but we're OK with that. </p> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Kodak Theater </span> <div class="street-address"> 6801 Hollywood Blvd </div> <span class="locality">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="region">California</span> <span class="postal-code">90028</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <div class="tel"> <abbr class="type" title="voice">Phone:</abbr> <span class="value">(323) 308-6363</span> </div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.101564">34° 6' 5.6304" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.338690">118° 20' 19.284" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.101564+-118.338690+%286801+Hollywood+Blvd%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA%2C+90028%2C+us%29" target="_blank">Google Maps</a>, <a href="http://maps.yahoo.com/maps_result?addr=6801+Hollywood+Blvd&amp;csz=Los+Angeles%2C+CA&amp;country=us" target="_blank">Yahoo! Maps</a>, <a href="http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&amp;country=US&amp;address=6801+Hollywood+Blvd&amp;city=Los+Angeles&amp;state=CA&amp;zipcode=90028" target="_blank">MapQuest</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://roadskater.net/oscars-2008-81st-nominations-awards-and-contest-prove-how-we-are-not-academy-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/oscars-2008-81st-nominations-awards-and-contest-prove-how-we-are-not-academy-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences#comments InlineCafe.com 2008 2009 academy awards Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) awards contests Kodak Theatre Los Angeles CA movies silly oscars http://roadskater.net/crss/node/936 34.101564 -118.338690 Mon, 23 Feb 2009 05:08:31 +0000 roadskater 936 at http://roadskater.net