And the Oscar Goes to........., My Super Bowl Sunday is Today!

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And the Oscar Goes to........., My Super Bowl Sunday is Today!

I love the movies. I love all facets of Cinematography, from the grips to the Directors, from the stunt men and women to the actors, from the voice technicians to award winning musical scores. And from the glitz and glamour of the red carpet to joys of acceptance speeches.Film Reel

I must admit, I am not of fan of overlong acceptance speeches.  Of course the winning recipient will want to thank everyone, but unless it is a unique thank you, these are often too long and boring.

This infatuation with all things cinemagraphic had its beginnings in the 1950’s when my mother gave my sister and I money for the movies and candy. In those days, you could send youngsters by themselves to the “show.”  Those were the days of  RKO and Loews theaters, of double features, of Abbott and Costello and of the red curtain that drew back when the “show” started. Several cartoons were always shown before the main attraction, and a double feature guaranteed a long, free afternoon for parents.

And today is the super bowl for the movie industry! Last year was the first time I saw every movie that was up for serious consideration. This year, I’ve seen all but one.

Here is Moviefone’s Ballot

I will also be trying something out for the very first time. Don’t laugh, but I will be following the On The Red Carpet on Twitter. #OTRC    This will be fun and weird too!

OK... don’t know what I am doing. That is why I picked today to learn. I anyone wants to tweet me     @SandyAcesHomes.... I think!!

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Ed & Tracy Oliva
West USA Realty - Arizona - Fountain Hills, AZ
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Hi Sandy, I have had all the previews going and now starting the red carpet watch. Have a fun nite. (this is Tracy of the Ed and Tracy team)

Feb 26, 2012 08:02 AM #1
Sandy Acevedo
951-290-8588 - Chino Hills, CA
RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale

Hi Tracy, thanks for stopping by. Yes, it was fun!

Feb 27, 2012 12:02 AM #2
David Shamansky
US Mortgages - David Shamansky - Highlands Ranch, CO
Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg

Hi Sandy I couldnt resist the comment on this one and how true your statement about as kids we could go to movies all day, safe fun and didnt break the bank! Today I took my kids to a movie and for 3 tickets and 2 icees $48!?!?!? Thats insane and leaving them alone all day NOT going to happen in this environment either. Times have certainly changed

Mar 01, 2012 01:13 PM #3
Shar Sitter
Rooms With Style - Minneapolis, MN
Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M

Did you enjoy the evening? I watched the Red Carpet, then taped the actual show so I could fast forward all the boring acceptance speeches. LOL

Mar 03, 2012 02:03 AM #4
Sandy Acevedo
951-290-8588 - Chino Hills, CA
RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale

Yes, I did, but hadn't seen "The Artist." And I also forwarded past the acceptances. That guy that imitated Angelina was funny!

Mar 03, 2012 05:42 AM #5
The Condo Showroom The Condo Showroom
The Condo Showroom - West Los Angeles, CA

Sandy, this is my SuperBowl Sunday too! :)

Mar 06, 2012 11:05 PM #6
Sandy Acevedo
951-290-8588 - Chino Hills, CA
RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale

Hi Condo, thanks for stopping by.

Mar 06, 2012 11:59 PM #7
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives


I'm a movie fan too from way back, when candy was a ,and my parents got a day off from kids. We were safe, the movies were fun and entertaining, nobody had worries about how much it cost, and people had fun.

I just saw The Artist and I must say, it reminded me of our business in Real Estate. If you don't stay current with technology, your business will be gone.

I agree with you, the acceptance speeches are s-n-o-r-i-n-g-l-y BORING! It's even worse when they have to wrap it up because you know someone has some digital clock winding down the minutes and they have to finish up abruptly. There has got to be a better way!


Mar 07, 2012 12:19 AM #8
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Sandy, it's a big deal for me too. I LOVE the Oscars. Obviously, it's over and done by now - I always drink a glass of champagne, have a nice dinner and settle in to watch the show. :)

Mar 07, 2012 03:10 AM #9
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I enjoy the awards shows too, but I prefer to record them so I can zip through those long speeches.

Mar 11, 2012 10:39 AM #10
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