The 2011 FMR MAJOR Award Winner for Best Director

Ok folks. Our last individual honor of 2011. Tomorrow, all that’s left are the movie awards.

Today’s category? The Best Director! These are the artists that paint the canvas that is the silver screen. What they say – their “Directions” – are what you wind up seeing. And these five? They all did extraordinary work.

The nominees are: Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”, David Fincher, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, Terrence Malick, “Tree of Life”, Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”, and Nicholas Winding Refn, “Drive”.

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The 2011 FMR MAJOR Award Winner for Best Actor

Here we go, here we go, here we go!

The 2011 FMR MAJOR Award for Best Actor!

These five actors all gave a great performance in 2011… just did a really great job in their roles. Of course, only one can be selected as the winner.

The Nominees are: George Clooney, “The Descendants”, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, “50/50″, Ryan Gosling, “Drive”, Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”, and Andy Serkis, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”.

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The 2011 FMR MAJOR Award Winner for Best Supporting Actor

Ok boys and girls, this post announces the winner of the Best Supporting Actor MAJOR Award for 2011.

I put up five actors who I felt contributed the most to their films in spite of a limited amount of screen time. They weren’t the leads, but they made a fantastic contribution to their film.

The nominees are: Albert Brooks, “Drive”, Robert Forster, “The Descendants”, Paul Giamatti, “The Ides of March”, Nick Nolte, “Warrior”, and Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”.

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The 2011 FMR MAJOR Awards: Best Supporting Actress Nominees

Alright, alright.

Let the acting awards commence! Up first, the supporting actresses! Those ladies who did a great job, even though they didn’t have the spotlight all of the time. They have a scene here, a scene there. But when it’s said and done, you can’t deny they’re a big reason why you liked the movie so much.

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PODCAST!!

Another Episode of the “(Title Pending) Movie Podcast” with Tank & Fogs, and I have to say, this is easily our best yet!

It’s our Holiday Movie Season episode, and we discuss our takes on the movies coming up for release from now through the end of the year.

Including:

“New Years Eve”, “The Sitter”, “Young Adult”, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked”, “Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows”, “The Adventures of Tintin”, “The Darkest Hour”, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”, “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol”, “War Horse”, and “We Bought a Zoo”. PHEW!!

What? Looking for new releases? Well we got you covered there, too! Tank and I discuss “The Descendants”, “Arthur Christmas”, “Hugo” and of course…

“THE MUPPETS!!”

So check it out!! You can download it here or find us on iTunes!

And please remember, if you enjoy our podcast, help us spread the word by recommending it to a friend or friends! Enjoy!

The Descendants

“The Descendants” is a beautiful movie.

It’s a shoo-in for Academy Award nominations in several categories, including Best Director and Best Picture. If there’s any justice, Shailene Woodley gets a nod for her incredible work here, and there may even be a nom in George Clooney’s future for it.

It’s laugh out loud funny at several points, touching in numerous ways, occasionally thought-provoking, and I’m not gonna lie, there were a couple of moments when I teared up a bit. It’s a heart warming movie, and genuinely funny.

It’s one of the best films I’ve seen this year with ease.

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