Sunday, 22 February 2015

Alternate Best Supporting Actor 1982: Results

5. Jerry Lewis in The King of Comedy - Lewis gives a natural yet still funny portrayal of the rather painstaking measures a man takes in dealing with his celebrity status.

Best Scene: Pupkin invades Jerry's home.
4. Ricardo Montalban in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn - Although I do feel he is underused somewhat Montalban creates an imposing villain while also giving a fairly striking portrait of a man consumed by obsession.

Best Scene:  "From hell's heart i stab at thee"
3. Michael Keaton in Night Shift - Keaton turns a potentially obnoxious character into only an endearing, very funny and even occasionally moving screwball of a man.

Best Scene: Breaking down prostitution.
2. Mickey Rourke in Diner - Mickey Rourke succeeds in proving to be a definition of cool in his very charismatic and quietly humorous performance.

Best Scene: Boogie is threatened.
1. Rutger Hauer in Blade Runner - Good predictions Psifonian, GetDonaldSutherlandAnOscar, and Michael Patison. Rutger Hauer easily gives the best supporting performance of 1982 in his portrayal of Roy Batty. He is properly menacing and certainly creates a memorable villain, but he goes even past that giving a heartbreaking depiction of the humanity in an artificial creation trying to find a way to stave off his demise.

Best Scene: "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe"
Overall Rank:
  1. Rutger Hauer in Blade Runner
  2. James Mason in The Verdict
  3. Mickey Rourke in Diner
  4. Michael Keaton in Night Shift
  5. Ricardo Montalban in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  6. Wilford Brimley in The Thing
  7. Jerry Lewis in The King of Comedy
  8. William Sanderson in Blade Runner
  9. Charles Durning in Tootsie
  10. Daniel Stern in Diner
  11. Jack Warden in The Verdict
  12. John Lithgow in The World According to Garp
  13. Lou Gossett, Jr. in An Officer and A Gentleman
  14. Edward James Olmos in Blade Runner
  15. Keith David in The Thing
  16. Richard Crenna in First Blood
  17. James Earl Jones in Conan The Barbarian
  18. David Warner in Tron
  19. Burgess Meredith in Rocky III
  20. Dan O'Herlihy in Halloween III: Season of the Witch
  21. Joe Turkel in Blade Runner
  22. Bill Murray in Tootsie
  23. Ian Charleson in Gandhi
  24. Joel Polis in The Thing
  25. Brian Dennehy in First Blood
  26. Kevin Bacon in Diner
  27. James Mason in Evil Under the Sun
  28. Brion James in Blade Runner
  29. T.K. Carter in The Thing
  30. Roshan Seth in Gandhi
  31. Milo O'Shea in The Verdict
  32. Max von Sydow in Conan The Barbarian
  33. David Keith in An Officer and A Gentleman
  34. Dabney Coleman in Tootsie 
  35. Robert MacNaughton in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  36. John Gielgud in Gandhi
  37. Steve Guttenberg in Diner
  38. John Carradine in The Secret of NIMH
  39. Carl Weathers in Rocky III 
  40. Thomas G. Waites in The Thing
  41. Sydney Pollack in Tootsie
  42. Richard Masur in The Thing
  43. Derek Jacobi in The Secret of NIMH
  44. Leonard Nimoy in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 
  45. David Patrick Kelly in 48 Hours
  46. Paul Winfield in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  47. Arthur Malet in The Secret of NIMH
  48. James Remar in 48 Hours
  49. Peter Strauss in The Secret of NIMH
  50. Vincent Gardenia in Death Wish II
  51. M. Emmet Walsh in Blade Runner
  52. Dom DeLuise in The Secret of NIMH
  53. Bill Kerr in The Year of Living Dangerously
  54. Martin Sheen in Gandhi
  55. Bruce Boxleitner in Tron 
  56. Paul Reiser in Diner
  57. Tony Randall in The King Of Comedy
  58. DeForest Kelley in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  59. Charles Hallahan in The Thing
  60. Mr. T in Rocky III
  61. Roddy McDowall in Evil Under the Sun
  62. Wayne Robson in The Grey Fox
  63. Donald Moffat in The Thing
  64. George Gaynes in Tootsie
  65. Richard Dysart in The Thing
  66. Daniel Day-Lewis in Gandhi
  67. Tim Daly in Diner
  68. Tim Curry in Annie
  69. Ken Pogue in The Grey Fox
  70. Peter Weller in Shoot the Moon
  71. Denis Quilley in Evil Under the Sun
  72. James Doohan in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  73. Kevin Kline in Sophie's Choice
  74. Barnard Hughes in Tron
  75. James Garner in Victor Victoria 
  76. John Shea in Missing
  77. Burt Young in Rocky III
  78. Peter Coyote in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  79. Michael Murphy in The Year of Living Dangerously
  80. Walter Koenig in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  81. Bill Macy in My Favorite Year 
  82. George Takei in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  83. John Amos in The Beastmaster 
  84. Mako in Conan The Barbarian
  85. Richard Belzer in Night Shift
  86. Charles Durning in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
  87. Charles Cioffi in Missing
  88. Henry Jones in Deathtrap
  89. Joseph Bologna in My Favorite Year
  90. Rip Torn in The Beastmaster
  91. Jack Starrett in First Blood
  92. Nicholas Kay in Evil Under the Sun
  93. Dom DeLuise in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
  94. Gerry Lopez in Conan The Barbarian
  95. Hulk Hogan in Rocky III
Next Year: 1956 Lead

44 comments:

luke higham said...

James Mason - Bigger Than Life
John Wayne - The Searchers
James Stewart - The Man Who Knew Too Much
Toshiro Mifune - Samurai III
Sterling Haydn - The Killing
Or
Charlton Heston - The Ten Commandments

Michael Patison said...

Oh goodness, I have no idea what my request is, so I'll hold off on it for now.

1956 Lead:
Sterling Hayden in The Killing
James Mason in Bigger Than Life
Toshiro Mifune in Samurai III
Paul Newman in Somebody Up There Likes Me
Gregory Peck in Moby Dick
James Stewart in The Man Who Knew Too Much
John Wayne in The Searchers

luke higham said...

My Bad
Sterling Hayden - The Killing

luke higham said...

Revised suggestions
Mason
Wayne
Stewart
Newman - Requested
Hayden

luke higham said...

Thank God, Inarritu won.

mcofra7 said...

Agreed.

luke higham said...

Really surprised by the Imitation Game win in adapted screenplay.

luke higham said...

Aw crap. Keaton Lost. fuck this shit.

Louis Morgan said...

It's such a shame as they were doing fairly well when it came to the contested categories.

mcofra7 said...

Well put, well put. Certainly not the worst performance to be nominated, but Keaton was still better.

luke higham said...

As I've said before, I liked Redmayne as well, but Keaton was miles better.

luke higham said...

BIRDMAN WINS! Halle-fucking-lujah

GM said...

Alastair Sim - The Green Man
François Périer - Gervaise
James Mason - Bigger Than Life
Jean Gabin - La Traversé de Paris
John Wayne - The Searchers
Roger Duchesne - Bob le Flambeur
Burt Lancaster - Trapeze

Maciej said...

Yep, I feel pretty bad for Keaton too, but I'm sure happy as hell to see Birdman win best picture.

Michael McCarthy said...

James Mason-Bigger Than Life
John Wayne-The Searchers
Henry Fonda-The Wrong Man
Karl Malden-Baby Doll
Peter Finch-A Town Like Alice

koook160 (Robert MacFarlane) said...

Gregory Peck in Moby Dick


That's it.

GetDonaldSutherlandAnOscar said...

At least Birdman won Louis. Regardless of everyone's feelings I felt the Oscars were quite well - awarded overall, it's a damn shame about Keaton though. Reminds me a bit of Ben Kingsley winning over Paul Newman, funnily enough - a technically sublime, uncanny depiction of a real-life figure over an all-time great performance by a brilliant veteran actor.

GetDonaldSutherlandAnOscar said...

I'm glad no one is lambasting Redmayne's too hard, Keaton deserved to win but Eddie seems like a lovely guy, he gave a great performance in his own right and hey, I have a sneaking suspicion Keaton's gonna have more opportunities to win in the upcoming years...

My request for the time being is Robert Duvall in To Kill a Mockingbird, although I may change it somewhere down the line.

koook160 (Robert MacFarlane) said...

Give Psifonian ten minutes. He should be game to lambast Redmayne's win. I'll just be over here waiting for a good debate to watch.

GetDonaldSutherlandAnOscar said...

Well I'll let Psifonian have his little rant. I'm sure we all let off steam in our own different ways, and I'm fine with anyone lambasting anyone's win so long as they don't actually verbally attack the person their lambasting the win of. If that makes any sense.

JamDenTel said...

Karl Malden, Baby Doll
Burt Lancaster, The Rainmaker
John Wayne, The Searchers
James Mason, Bigger Than Life
Danny Kaye, The Court Jester

Alts. Glenn Ford, Jubal
Gregory Peck, Moby Dick (a very controversial performance)
Henry Fonda, The Wrong Man

Maciej said...

As for Redmayne, he was quite good actually. He is my personal runner up, after Keaton. I guess he is getting a lot of criticism because he won over Keaton (which shouldn't have happened), but if you consider his work in separation from the other nominees, he was really good.

Lezlie said...

I was so happy seeing Birdman dominate and the fall of Boyhood. However, given these circumstances, I can't understand how day managed to fuck up Keaton's win. I don't hate Redmayne, I thought he gave a great physical performance, but other than that there was nothing much to it, Keaton was in a whole other league. Oh well. I'm also thrilled for the Whiplash and Budapest wins, though the former losing screenplay to the Imitation Game was utter bullshit. As for the ceremony, I thought it was all right I guess, though I found Neil Patrick Harris to be surprisingly unfunny. I still don't get why they must perform all the nominated songs plus since I was watching in Europe and it was quite late here already, I almost fell asleep on Lady Gaga's performance. Also, not like I'm an expert on the subject, but Common can't rap for shit. All in all, I'm quite pleased with most of the results, I actually had my finger crossed every time Birdman when up against Boyhood. How did you guys feel about the show? Did you have a good time?

Anonymous said...

I personally really enjoyed Neil Patrick Harris, as usual. Not as great as Ellen, but still entertaining.

RatedRStar said...

Louis 1956 is full of great films so it would be awesome if you didn't miss any.

John Wayne - The Searchers
James Mason - Bigger Than Life
Henry Fonda - The Wrong Man
Paul Newman - Somebody Up There Likes Me
James Stewart - The Man Who Knew Too Much

JackiBoyz said...

Paul Newmans work was one of my winning requests =D.

RatedRStar said...

Well it was a great night for me anyways =D Foxcatcher, the film I verbally blasted, lost all 5 of its nominations, making it the big loser of the night ala True Grit or Nebraska and Boyhood only won 1, so I am happy, I won =D

RatedRStar said...

Louis what are your thoughts overall on the Oscar Ceremony =).

Louis Morgan said...

RatedRStar:

Well I don't exactly watch the ceremony. I usually do something else while having it on mute only turning it up on the winner announcements and the In Memoriam, which by the way have the singer sing during that not pointlessly afterwards.

In terms of the wins I was overjoyed to see Birdman reign supreme against Boyhood, as well as I enjoyed a couple of the other slight upsets such as Whiplash deservedly taking editing over Boyhood.

Simmons's win was of course great, Moore's win was good, and Arquette's was not, but it's in line with the recent underwhelming winners in supporting actress.

As for Redmayne, which I did think would happen since unfortunately much of my logic for when I wrongly was predicting David Oyelowo to win was very easy to transfer to Redmayne. Redmayne at least did give a good performance. His work is a step down from the previous trio of Dujardin, Day-Lewis, and McConaughey though, who incidentally were all my personal runner ups. Also let's not all discount Keaton at having another chance yet after all Christopher Plummer won after having had to wait so long just for his first nomination.

Michael Patison said...

I too rather enjoyed NPH. I think he's the best host around. He lost much of his humor as compared to when he's hosted other, less televised shows. I hope he gets another shot soon because I think he'll loosen up and be more like his old self. That being said, I did prefer Ellen (who I loved because she was funny without being controversial, which seems to be the exact reason people didn't like her), but then again, I love her.

As for Keaton, I'm super annoyed, but I agree with Louis that he still has plenty of time. As long as he makes good script decisions, I think we'll be seeing him again before too long.

luke higham said...

Louis: You've yet to highlight 1982 supporting on the sidebar and adding won his first oscar on Redmayne's review.

Michael Patison said...

Also, I felt like every speech was some sort of activism. I'm used to having a few be in that vein, but it felt like at least every semi-major award had an accompanying activist speech. Some were good (the screenwriter of The Imitation Game) while some were awful (Laura Poitras: I mean come on, government is bad and whatever, but you're praising a man who committed treason, no matter how "noble" his intentions)

Anonymous said...

About NPH, I'd say he was entertaining even though some of the writing was not good (can't blame him, but still he couldn't make that awful Reese Witherspoon joke). That said, I laughed many times (the part with Steve Carell, the Birdman/Whiplash parody, the whole John Travolta thing, that "Oh now you like him" with David Oyelowo and the predictions gag) and his opening number was very fine. Some moments where unnecessary such as Jennifer Hudson's song, but on a whole I think Neil did a very good job as he always do. He really hope he'll host again in the future, maybe with better writers so that he will be able to achieve the greatness he achieved at the Tonys.

Maciej said...

I was pretty bored with this year's Oscars. NPH was just ok: bhe had way too few good jokes (Oyelowo, running in his underpants Birdman style) and too many bland ones.

I generally miss hosts poking fun at nominated movies (remeber Billy Crystal's opening numbers in 1990's?) and there's way too many cheesy tributes (2 years ago with lame numbers from musicals, which only reminded that they look good on a real stage/film and I honestly want to erase from my memory the even lamer "superhero" tributes from year ago). They cut down on those this year fortunately and Gaga was a pleasant surprise for me, but all in all, it was pretty boring.

About the winners: I'm really happy for Birdman's sweep (I was prepared to see Boyhood win, that didn't happen, thank Heavens) and 3 Oscars for Whiplash are a cherry on top. And, I'm extatic to finaly, after 9 nominations, witness the win of Poland for foreign lg film.

GetDonaldSutherlandAnOscar said...

Louis, thoughts/ratings on:
Jack Warden in The Verdict
Dan O'Herlihy in Halloween III: Season of the Witch
Bill Murray in Tootsie
James Mason in Evil Under the Sun
Cast of Ghandi (and could you include Edward Fox and Trevor Howard?)

luke higham said...

Personally, could I, not have hosts full stop. I know its tradition, but no host had somewhat struck a chord with me than Jackman & Crystal before that and its been average or painful ever since. (Hathaway and Franco especially).

Anonymous said...

I think that after MacFarlane's disaster the hosts have been quite good... Ellen was really great, and NPH was fun, he could have been even better if some of the writing wasn't so lackluster, but I still liked him quite a bit. The Emmys and the Tonys are the proofs that he can be an amazing host - this year at the Oscar he was a bit underwhelming, but still pretty good.

luke higham said...

Anonymous: Well, I've never been much of a fan for DeGeneres anyway and I certainly saw potential in Harris's fine performance, but yes, we really need better writers, Pronto.

Anonymous said...

Louis, why do you say that the recent winners for Best Supp. Actress are underwhelming? I know you hate Arquette but I remember you still fairly liked Nyong'o, Hathaway and Spencer. What are your too 5 nominees in that category since 2010?

luke higham said...

I'd guess its
1. Weaver - Animal Kingdom
2. Adams - The Master
3. Stone - Birdman
4. Squibb - Nebraska
5. Steinfeld/Nyong'o - True Grit or 12 YAS

Louis Morgan said...

GetDonaldSutherlandAnOscar:

Warden - 4(Very much in his traditional role as the loyal friend to the lead. This is the best version of that which I've seen from him. He is supporting in the best sense in that he creates the right sort of critical yet comforting way that his character deals with Newman's)

O'Herlihy - 3.5(It's been awhile since I've seen Halloween 3 but I recall O'Herlihy being a hoot while still being reasonably chilling as well)

Murray - 3.5(He's one note of hilarity as every one of his deadpan lines is quite funny)

Mason - 3.5(Mason does not get a whole lot to do here as he barely has enough time for you to even think he might be the villain. As usual he adds his welcome presence though and is fairly entertaining in his only major scene where his character almost seems to pride himself in the fact that he does not have an alibi to the murder)

Gandhi cast - (I actually don't remember too much of Fox's and Howard's performances)

Charleson - 3.5(He's great at portraying an innate goodness in a character and does well in the role of simply the good priest. He's a bit shortchanged as a character but he does well with the little that he has)

Seth - 3.5(He's effective in showing the differences between his character and Gandhi. Seth still brings a similar passion to Kingsley, but Seth conveys the compromise needed to be a politician and not simply an activist)

Gielgud - 3.5(Also a brief performance but I felt he made a notable impact in creating a certain menace in the man who is in no way in awe of Gandhi and merely wishes to eloquently crush his activities)

Sheen - 3(He does not get to do much but he delivers his impassioned report after violent response of the British rather well)

Day-Lewis - 3(There is something hilarious about Daniel Day-Lewis's first speaking part in a theatrical film being best picture winner Gandhi. Day-Lewis has an especially limited role as a street tough but you can already see his trademark intensity)

Anonymous:

The reason I wrote that was because I do not believe that any of the winners for the current decade are anything special. At best they're just okay.

1. Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom
2. Amy Adams - The Master
3. Emma Stone - Birdman
4. Berenice Bejo - The Artist
5. June Squibb - Nebraska

luke higham said...

Louis: So Bejo's a 4 now.

Louis Morgan said...

Yes.

koook160 (Robert MacFarlane) said...

Ugh, June Squibb. She annoyed the shit out of me on re-watch.