My three predictions on commercials that will debut during tonight's Academy Awards

1) Daniel Day-Lewis will star in a Twinkies commercial.

"I eat your sponge cake! I eat it up! Nom nom nom..."

2) Cialis will air a special two-minute, three million dollar commercial written, directed, edited and produced by the Coen brothers entitled A Chubby For Old Men.

3) Johnny Depp will appear as Sweeney Todd for a Gillette Fusion Power Phenom commercial.

"There's a hole in the world like a great black pit
And the vermin of the world inhabit it
And its morals aren't worth what a pig could spit
Gillette! The best a man can get!"

Comments (2)

  • Wendall's picture

    I don't think I've seen any of the films that have been nominated this year. Are they worthy?

    Feb 25, 2008
  • Dabitch's picture

    Best Animated Film of the Year
    - Persepolis
    - Ratatouille
    - Surf's Up
    WINNER: "Ratatouille". My daughter will be pleased - she's only seen it twenty bazillion times already.

    Best Original Song
    - "Falling Slowly" from Once
    - "Happy Working Song" from Enchanted
    - "So Close" from Enchanted
    - "That's How You Know" from Enchanted
    - "Raise It Up" from August Rush
    WINNER: "Falling Slowly" from "Once". I'm so happy that I haven't heard any of these songs.

    Best Adapted Screenplay
    - Christopher Hampton, Atonement
    - Sarah Polley, Away From Her
    - Ronald Harwood, The Diving Bell and The Butterfly
    - Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men
    - Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood
    WINNER: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, "No Country For Old Men". Hey, wasn't Sarah Polley in "Dawn of the dead"?

    Best Original Screenplay
    - Diablo Cody, Juno
    - Nancy Oliver, Lars and the Real Girl
    - Tony Gilroy, Michael Clayton
    - Brad Bird, Ratatouille
    - Tamara Jenkins, The Savages
    WINNER: Diablo Cody, "Juno". How the hell did THAT happen!?

    Best Supporting Actor
    - Casey Affleck, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
    - Javier Bardem, No Country for Old Men
    - Philip Seymour Hoffman, Charlie Wilson's War
    - Hal Holbrook, Into the Wild
    - Tom Wilkinson, Michael Clayton
    WINNER: Javier Bardem, "No Country for Old Men".

    Best Supporting Actress
    - Cate Blanchett, I'm Not There
    - Ruby Dee, American Gangster
    - Saoirse Ronan, Atonement
    - Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone
    - Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton
    WINNER: Tilda Swinton, "Michael Clayton". Tilda also rules in "Orlando" for all ye who missed that film.

    Best Actor
    - George Clooney, Michael Clayton
    - Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood
    - Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    - Tommy Lee Jones, In the Valley of Elah
    - Viggo Mortensen, Eastern Promises
    WINNER: Daniel Day-Lewis, "There Will Be Blood".

    Best Actress
    - Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth: The Golden Age
    - Julie Christie, Away from Her
    - Marion Cotillard, La Vie en Rose
    - Laura Linney, The Savages
    - Ellen Page, Juno
    WINNER Marion Cotillard, "La Vie en Rose".

    Best Director
    - Julian Schnabel, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
    - Jason Reitman, Juno
    - Tony Gilroy, Michael Clayton
    - Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, No Country for Old Men
    - Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood
    WINNER Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, "No Country for Old Men".

    Best Motion Picture of the Year
    - Atonement
    - Juno
    - Michael Clayton
    - No Country for Old Men
    - There Will Be Blood
    WINNER "No Country for Old Men".

    Feb 25, 2008

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