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As promised, I’m going to list all the official nominess for all categories of our very first Hulu Award. Our job as panelists is over, we have proposed nominees that we think are worthy and now it’s your turn to cast your vote. As you might have guessed, it’s going to be a long post, so click on read more to see and vote. 🙂

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It’s been more than 3 months since Hulu Award Nomination kicked off and as a panelist, I’m exicted to see everything is coming together. We’re not quite done yet though, all along the panelists have been nominating movies/tv shows/tv network/movie studios/short films/clips just to narrow down the eligible nominees into 5 for each category. We don’t have the list quite yet, because we still have 2 last categories to nominate. I’ll make a long post of the final nominees for each category once we have everything. As for now, I’m going to recap the journey of Hulu Award Nomination.

In total, we’ve had 12 weeks where we had to pick proposed nominees for each category. These are the categories:

  • Week 1: Best Sports Programming
  • Week 2: Best Classic Show, Best 80’s Show, Best 70’s Show
  • Week 3: Best Horror Movies, Best Documentary Feature, Best Dramatic Short
  • Week 4: Best Competitive Reality Show, Best Non-Competitive Reality Show, Best Celebrity Driven Reality Show
  • Week 5: Best Comedy Movie, Best Comedy TV Show, Best Comedic Short Films
  • Week 6: Best Dramatic Movie, Best Short Format Series (Comedy), Best Short Format Series (non-Comedy)
  • Week 7: Best Family Movie, Best Anime Series, Best Cartoon Series, Best Animated Shorts
  • Week 8: Best Travel/Leisure Show, Best Cooking/Food Show, Worst Reality Show
  • Week 9: Best Classic Movie, Best Action TV Series, Best Web Original, Worst Web Original
  • Week 10: Best Sci-Fi Movie, Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Series, Best Video Games Coverage, Worst Movie, Worst TV Series
  • Week 11: Best Talk & Interview Show, Best Informational Show, Best News Show, Best Major Network, Best TV Network, Best Movie Studio
  • Week 12: Best Movie, Best Scripted TV Show, Best Unscripted TV Shows, Best Comedy Clip, Best Non-Comedy Clip

As you can see, in the first week, we only had 1 category but as the week went by we got more and more categories to work with. I’m not complaining 😛 I like my job as the panelist; it’s been a major fun. Hats off to Matt, the Hulu Man, who worked so hard organizing this award. Keep up the good job 🙂

Continuing the Hulu Award Nomination, this week is the last week that we are going to have new categories. Starting from next week, we’ll just going to vote for winners 🙂 Anyways, this week the theme is the best of the best. Basically, we are going to nominate the Best Movie, Best Scripted TV Show, and Best Unscripted TV Shows from runners from various genres. Also this week: we are nominating the Best Clip (comedy and non-comedy). It might be tough to pick just one, but don’t worry you can nominate more than one. So comment away 🙂 Here it goes:

1. Best Movie and the eligible nominees are:

Comedies:
Eddie Murphy: Raw
Ghostbusters
Men In Black
Raising Arizona
Three Amigos

Drama:
The Karate Kid
Lost in Translation
Of Mice and Men
Sense and Sensibility
Sleepless in Seattle

Science Fiction:
The Fifth Element
Planet of the Apes
Starship Troopers
The Thing

Horror:
28 Days Later
Christine
Naked Lunch
When a Stranger Calls

Documentary:
Africa: The Serengeti
Burger Town
Cosmic Voyage
Hoop Dreams
Split: A Divided America

Family:
Dragonheart
Jumanji

Classic:
Night of the Living Dead
Pride of the Yankees
Some Like It Hot
Wuthering Heights

2. Best Scripted TV Show and the eligible nominees are:

Comedies:
30 Rock
Arrested Development
The Office
Saturday Night Live
The Simpsons

Drama:
Bones
Burn Notice
ER
Friday Night Lights
House

Action:
24
Chuck
Journeyman
Prison Break

80s Shows:
Alf
The A-Team
Benson
The Facts of Life
Married With Children

70s Shows:
Barney Miller
The Bob Newhart Show
Charlie’s Angels
I Dream of Jeannie
The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Cartoon:
Family Guy
Futurama
King of the Hill
Wallace and Grommit

Anime:
Astro Boy
Death Note
Mushi-shi
Naruto
Speed Racer

Cartoon:
Family Guy
Futurama
King of the Hill
Wallace and Grommit

Classic:
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Bewitched
The Dick Van Dyke Show

Scifi/Fantasy:
Firefly
Angel
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Battlestar Galactica
Fringe

3. Best Unscripted TV Show and the eligible nominees are:

Competitive Reality:
The Biggest Loser
Hell’s Kitchen
Last Comic Standing
Project Runway
Top Chef
Make Me A Supermodel

Celebrity Driven Reality:
Clean House
The Girls Next Door
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List
Kitchen Nightmares
Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style

Non-competitive Reality:
30 Days
America’s Most Wanted
Destination Truth
Ghost Hunters
Queer Eye
Pressure Cook

Travel/Leisure:
After Hours With Daniel
Any Given Latitude
Bikini Destinations
The Rachel Zoe Project
Uncorked

Cooking/Food:
30 Minute Meals
Ace of Cakes
Good Eats

Sports:
American Gladiators
Firsthand
NHL
Ninja Warrior
A Shot at Glory

4-5. Best Clip (Comedy) & Best Clip (non-Comedy). For these categories, we don’t have an official list of eligible nominees, so it’s up to you and me to choose proposed nominees. If you know of any clip on Hulu that deserves some recognition, just post the name of the clip in the comments section. With a large number of clips on hulu, you can just search your memory banks or click here for comedy and here for non-comedy. By the way, clips of TV shows can also be nominated.

Okay, that’s the newest and last categories on Hulu Award. Next week, we are narrowing down the proposed nominees from all categories. Also, you can also still nominate from last week (and the week before)’s categories. Just go down a couple posts, or you can click on hulu-award tag, or you can vote at TheHuluReview.blogspot.com. Each category is conveniently listed in the upper right corner of the main page. Happy voting/commenting 😀

If you’ve watched Superbad, you’ll remember Michael Cera’s McLovin character. That character launched Cera’s acting career. Well, for you youngsters who wants to be the next McLovin, here’s your chance. Universal Pictures is looking for a McLovin type of guy for a new comedy starring Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin. No prior acting experience is necessary, but you need to be able to channel McLovin to play Edward, a 17 year old high school student. Open auditions are over already but you can still submit your audition videos online at: http://www.meganlarchecasting.com/submissions.html Deadline for this audition is January 16, 2009.

So I spent most of my christmas weekend sitting on a dark room eating popcorn and soda. Yes, you guessed it right, I watch a lot of movies! I have to say thanks again for those who give me AMC gift card, loved the gift! So I watched a lot of movies, really alot. Be ready to read my (amateur) movie critics 😛 I promise, I won’t write any spoilers.

Yes Man

I love Jim Carey, and this movie didn’t dissapoint me. I’ts about a loser who turned his life around by saying Yes to anything. It’s funny, it’s crazy, and has a little romantic side. Well, some people are angry due to some of it’s “sexual” jokes. Meh, I think if your kids are as innocent as you think they are, they’re not gonna understand the joke, so it’s safe.  Anyway, on the Rating section, it’s already been writen that it has some sexual humor and brief nudity, so you’ve actually been warned. *shrugs*

Seven Pounds

Not really a fan of Will Smith in a serious dramas, but what can I say, he’s a great actor. I watched Pursuit of Happiness, and I liked it, so I was sure that I was gonna like this one too and I wasn’t wrong. As promised, the story delivers many layers and secrets, why Ben Thomas did what he did, but overall the story is solid. If you are a sucker for a great drama, this film will satisfy you.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

When I decided to purchase the ticket for this movie, I didn’t really know what to expect, except a touching story. I have a mixed review on this film. I think the film is beautiful, graceful, and touching, but I just couldn’t help but think how Benjamin Button going to die as a baby. The journey that Button experienced somehow reminded me of Forest Gump, but overall great movie.

The Spirit

I saw the trailer and I thought this movie might be cool, even though not a fan of black-n-white style. It turned out that black-n-white part was okay, but not the movie. Yeah sure, I didn’t expect this movie to have an Oscar-level performance, but the acting was horible (never liked Eva Mendes in any film, and this one is no exception). Maybe it’s the side effect of black-n-white camera, I don’t know.  

Marley & Me

A decent comedy, but not really great. Chemistry between Aniston and Wilson is great, but Marley is the star of the film, but that’s about it. It tried to be sentimental and touching when Marley …. (I leave it blank so it won’t spoil you), but I don’t really buy it. Just like Yes Man, lots of parents tried to shield their children from mild-sexual jokes and scenes.

The Day The Earth Stood Still

I didn’t watch the original but I heard it was great. This remake was okay, I like the action, but the CGI was so-so. Maybe it’s just me, but when I was watching this movie, I kept on remembering War of the Worlds. If you are absolutely a sci-fi fan, you’ll love it more than I do.

There are still a couple of other movies that I want to see: Slumdog Millionaire, Australia, Valkyrie and probably Doubt and Frost/Nixon, but I don’t know if I have enough credit on my gift cards for it. I already promised my niece and nephew that I’m going to take them watch Bedtime Stories, and probably Tale of Desperaux too.

Continuing the Hulu Award Nomination, this week’s theme is Family and Cartoons. There are 4 new and exiting categories this week and they are: Best Family Movie, Best Anime Series, Best Cartoon Series, and Best Animated Shorts. For cartoon and anime lovers, I’m sure you’ll have your opinions on which series you think deserve an award. It might be tough to pick just one, but don’t worry you can nominate more than one. So comment away 🙂 Again, I’m using excerpt due to the long list of eligible nominees, especially we have the most nominees so far. Click on read more to view the eligible candidates and to comment.
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Continuing the Hulu Award Nomination, this week’s theme is Drama. There are 4 new categories this week and they are: Best Dramatic Movie, Short Format Series (Comedy), and Short Format Series (non-Comedy). For drama and comedy lovers, I’m sure you’ll have your opinions on which movie, TV show, and short series that you think deserve an award. It might be tough to pick just one, but don’t worry you can nominate more than one. So comment away 🙂 Again, I’m using excerpt due to the long list of eligible nominees, especially we have the most nominees so far. Click on read more to view the eligible candidates and to comment.
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