|Broken City||The Last Stand||Mama||Silver Linings Playbook||WINNER|
(1 point per category)
|Clearest Title||What does this title suggest? Don’t know. ||What does this title suggest? Don’t know. ||What does this title suggest? Don’t know. ||What does this title suggest? Don’t know. ||Ambiguous titles. Silver Linings will get the point because of awards attention. |
Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual content, and violence.
Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout and language.
Rated PG-13 for violence and terror, some disturbing images, and thematic elements.
Rated R for language and some sexual content/nudity.
|Mama actually gets the point for not being Rated R! |
(in haiku form)
|Mayor hires man|
To do secret work and stuff
But he’s a bad guy?
|Arnold is Sheriff|
He talks, shoots guns, blow things up
I don’t know the plot
Gives them two creepy daughters
Their dead mom comes back
|Man needs therapy|
Meets girl in therapy too
Quirky love blossoms.
|Broken City and Silver Linings Playbook sound like they have the best plot. 1/2 point each. |
|Best Trailer||+ Crime drama with twists|
+ Zeta-Jones is in it!
+ I was engaged the whole time
|+Schwarzenegger is back |
+ His accent is awesome
- Seriously, no clue about the plot
|+ Looks spooky |
+ Guillermo del Toro is a producer
- Another possessed child film
|+Was pretty funny|
+ Seems dramatic, but not cheesy
+ The Lumineers played in the trailer
|Silver Linings Playbook was one of the best trailers I saw in the past year. I’m going to see it in the theaters tonight. |
|Coolest Lead Actor||Mark Wahlberg from Boogie Nights, The Fighter, and Ted. ||Arnold Schwarzenegger from The Terminator, Total Recall, and True Lies. ||Jessica Chastain from The Help, Zero Dark Thirty, and The Tree of Life. ||Bradley Cooper from Alias, The Hangover, and The A-Team. ||Schwarzenegger? He’s back! He’ll win this point. |
|Best Cast||Russell Crowe (Gladiator), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago), and Kyle Chandler ("Friday Night Lights")||Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) and Johnny Knoxville (Jackass) ||Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones) ||Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Robert De Niro (Raging Bull), Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom), and Chris Tucker (Rush Hour) ||Broken City and Silver Linings Playbook will also split the point for best cast. |
|Best Street Cred|
For the Production
|Director Allen Hughes also directed The Book of Eli. ||The rewriter for the screenplay Jeffrey Nachmanoff also wrote The Day After Tomorrow. ||Director Andrews Muschietti made a short film called Mama, and got to make this one. ||Writer and Director David O. Russell also directed The Fighter and Three Kings.||David O. Russell wins this point easily. |