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Angelina Jolie and Oscar - Perfect Together

Angelina Jolie and Oscar - Perfect Together

Newsweek has put together its 2008 Oscar roundtable including Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Ellen Page, Marion Cotillard and James McAvoy.

Angie on A Mighty Heart:
“I was comfortable when Mariane [Pearl] was comfortable. But I wasn’t so comfortable the first day of shooting, when I realized his style was so unbelievably raw. There is often no rehearsal, no one saying “cut.” For example, you have three different rooms, and we would go into one room and we’d be talking, say our five lines, and he’d film us. Then I’d go pee, and I’d come out, and the camera was still on. So I’d think, “OK …” Then I’d say my five lines again, and that would turn into 10 more minutes of talking, and then someone would go get something from the kitchen and I’d go to my bedroom, and he’d follow me and he just wouldn’t leave. It was really odd. But it became just the most perfect way to shoot that film. It was chaos in that moment. It was very intimate, and my big fear was that something horrible might happen and the camera would be like this. [She gestures as though there's a camera right in her face] But everybody was absolutely connected in every single moment. Even when we’d have lunch, we’d have it together at the table, or we’d all go for a walk together. We were just always present in the film. And so as an actor it brought me back to loving acting, and that was just great. But he does cross a line. One day one of the girls got sick and threw up, and he said, “Next time, tell us.” So he can be a little crazy. But I absolutely adore him.”

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  • http://optimum.com zanessa110

    love her

  • http://optimum.com zanessa110

    yay! im first! yay! shes so pretty :)

  • SusiQ

    Love her 2

  • erika

    lovely Angie :)

    love her 3 SO MUCH!

  • Ariana.s

    loves her

  • Rita

    I hope she get nominated, she is a great actress and a great human being.

  • preggy?

    Angie was breathing quite heavily and and at one point she covered her mouth with her fingers as if about to puke and drank the water.

  • Kim

    Oh! Thanks Jared for a new thread.
    Love the Jolie-Pitts.

  • she*bangs

    Wowoweee! Pit Señor to all BAMPZS fans esp. to my kababayans!

  • Orange Clockwork

    She won’t win.

  • kate

    “go pee”???!!!!!

    Sheesh, is this what we can look forward to in society now?

    We use to “excuse ourselves” or any other non TMI polite reference.

    Otherwise, pretty much love the older Jolie.

  • Lady G

    Thanks Jared for the new thread.

    I truly enjoyed the roundtable and of course my girl Angie.

    Rock on Angie!

  • Kim

    I hope Angie get her second Oscar. She is amazing.

  • briseis

    Good evening, BAMPZS fans!

    Special hello to MO Fan, I hope you are feeling much better now. So nice to be able to talk to you after a long hiatus.

    I hope Angie gets nominated but if not, I’ll live. She already is a multiple winner with an Oscar, SAGs and GGs. Besides, she has Brad and her four kids and her fulfilling humanitarian work, so I am contented for her.

  • ben

    nice joke – jolie and a oscar roundtable

  • Sheri

    Thank you Jared!

  • Just kidding

    I think she would rather have another Oscar than Brad and her brats.

  • Dirty Denise

    Our girl, Angie, will win another Oscar.

  • Sheri

    Lady G left you an answer on the previous thread. NEED you to read it! Hugs!

  • angie!!

    Angie is wonderful, although she is the biggest star among them, she doesnt like try hard and steal the spotlight from everyone.

    Like when they talk about paparrazi, we all know she the most stalked person in the room and yet she just downplay it and did not talk about her experience.

    Clooney and Mcavoy talk too much, but i suppose it was ok, since the moderators were not very good in making follow-ups.

  • tabitha

    It was an interesting roundtable. Mc Covay is a joker along with George. I noticed the Angelina played with her ring a lot. I wonder if that is something she does when she is nervous? Angelina certainly is a lot larger in the chest than Ellen Page and Marion Coutollaird. I felt for Coultallarird because she does not speak English easily . Daniel day Lewis is not a talker but when he talks he is interesting. Angelina speaks well.

  • Mr and Mrs Smith

    Thanks Jared. I hope she gets nominated for an Oscar. I don’t care if she doesn’t win, just being nominated will be good enough for me. :)

  • sharon

    This Oscar roundtable video is so funny, I hope Angie will get Oscar nomination.

  • Mr and Mrs Smith

    Just kidding @ 01/18/2008 at 8:53 pm
    _________________________________________

    That’s the difference between you and Angie. You think that way, but she KNOWS that her family which includes Brad and her babies, always comes first.

  • Lady G

    # 19 Sheri @ 01/18/2008 at 8:54 pm

    =========================================

    Sheri — done!

  • Lady G

    From previous thread…

    # 770 konnitiwa @ 01/18/2008 at 8:22 pm

    Here is a critic who loves AJ’s performance in AMH

    ++++++++++++++
    MovieCityNews
    by Noah Forrest

    Best Actress
    Julie Christie, Away From Her
    Julie Delpy, 2 Days in Paris
    Angelina Jolie, A Mighty Heart
    Nicole Kidman, Margot at the Wedding
    Sienna Miller, Interview

    I think Jolie and Christie are the only ones with a shot of actually being recognized by the Academy, but I think the other three women all give brilliant performances. If this were the actual nomination list, it might be the most beautiful class of Best Actress nominees in the history of the awards.

    I want to single out Julie Delpy for not only giving a brilliant, nuanced and honest portrait in 2 Days in Paris, but also for writing it, directing it, editing it. To be able to give such a wonderful performance while also being able handle all of those technical duties is nothing short of amazing. The film is basically her own personal version of Annie Hall and she is most definitely Woody Allen, right down to the thick glasses she wears throughout the film. I first fell in love with Delpy in Before Sunrise when she was the young and hopeful Celine and here she plays the antithesis of that character, someone jaded and stuck in a relationship that she can’t quite figure out. The relationship works, but does it work well enough? The film is also hysterically funny and not just in the cliché Ugly American goes to Paris vein. I cannot wait to see what Delpy does next, either behind the camera or in front of it.

    That being said, it is Angelina Jolie who gives the best performance in this category. I don’t really care about the politics behind it, nor do I care about what she does in her private life – okay, maybe I do, I’m human. But the most important thing is what goes on the screen and what Jolie does is pretty remarkable. Not only does she nail a difficult accent (a mixture of French and Cuban), but she remains so tightly wound throughout the entire picture that we just want her to scream and when she finally does, it is so heartbreaking and relieving at the same time; we lament the fact that she is upset, but we are so glad the misery of waiting is over. Jolie makes Marianne Pearl more than just the widow of Daniel Pearl; she makes her into a person we can all relate to, someone whose pain and anguish we never want to suffer through.

    Julie Christie or Marion Cotillard might get the win, but I think Jolie’s performance will be the best remembered.

  • msguidedmama

    great program, thanks for sharing

  • http://GPost Team Lara Croft

    She will win the Oscar – no doubt. What a brilliant actress, humanitarian, mother, partner and overall human being. And breathtakingly stunning to boot. Angie – please run for office! Not too late to announce your candidacy. We love ya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • kelly

    Georgeboy sure loves Brad. I was holding my breath and wished he would not mention Brad’s name. but nooooooooo, he did it again. LMAO.

  • Just kidding

    :lol:

  • Besane

    Angie is an artist, actor’s actor. Oscars and GG are almost like lottery, so just being nominated is already a win. Angie is already an Oscar winner when she was just in her 20s. She has a long, healthy, and prestigious career ahead. Now she is even stronger with her life partner at her side, and big, wonderful family who love and support her. Congrats Angie for your wonderful work and please do continue your art for us fans and your peers!

  • soopx

    Thank you Jared.The amazing beautiful Angelina Jolie.I hope you get nominated for oscar.Love you beautiful lady.Angelina you are a wonderful person and a great humanitarian.love you and your lovely family.Blessings to the Jolie-Pitts.

  • konnitiwa

    Here is a critic who really loved Angie’s portrayal of MP in AMH.
    Critics and SAG members appreciated her performance though AMH was not much praised by people. May be US is in depressed period because of IraqWar and economic situation and losing global political power. Some people didn’t want to watch war-related AMH.

    **********************

    MovieCityNews
    By Noah Forrest

    If I ha a Osca ballet

    Best Actress
    Julie Christie, Away From Her
    Julie Delpy, 2 Days in Paris
    Angelina Jolie, A Mighty Heart
    Nicole Kidman, Margot at the Wedding
    Sienna Miller, Interview

    I think Jolie and Christie are the only ones with a shot of actually being recognized by the Academy, but I think the other three women all give brilliant performances. If this were the actual nomination list, it might be the most beautiful class of Best Actress nominees in the history of the awards.

    I want to single out Julie Delpy for not only giving a brilliant, nuanced and honest portrait in 2 Days in Paris, but also for writing it, directing it, editing it. To be able to give such a wonderful performance while also being able handle all of those technical duties is nothing short of amazing. The film is basically her own personal version of Annie Hall and she is most definitely Woody Allen, right down to the thick glasses she wears throughout the film. I first fell in love with Delpy in Before Sunrise when she was the young and hopeful Celine and here she plays the antithesis of that character, someone jaded and stuck in a relationship that she can’t quite figure out. The relationship works, but does it work well enough? The film is also hysterically funny and not just in the cliché Ugly American goes to Paris vein. I cannot wait to see what Delpy does next, either behind the camera or in front of it.

    That being said, it is Angelina Jolie who gives the best performance in this category. I don’t really care about the politics behind it, nor do I care about what she does in her private life – okay, maybe I do, I’m human. But the most important thing is what goes on the screen and what Jolie does is pretty remarkable. Not only does she nail a difficult accent (a mixture of French and Cuban), but she remains so tightly wound throughout the entire picture that we just want her to scream and when she finally does, it is so heartbreaking and relieving at the same time; we lament the fact that she is upset, but we are so glad the misery of waiting is over. Jolie makes Marianne Pearl more than just the widow of Daniel Pearl; she makes her into a person we can all relate to, someone whose pain and anguish we never want to suffer through.

    Julie Christie or Marion Cotillard might get the win, but I think Jolie’s performance will be the best remembered.

  • Sheri

    Lady G, I will take what you say with the utmost respect! I think we both can spot them! Hugs!!

  • H E L L O W O R L D

    She will win the Oscar – no doubt. What a brilliant actress, humanitarian, mother, partner and overall human being. And breathtakingly stunning to boot. Angie – please run for office! Not too late to announce your candidacy. We love ya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ——
    Angie will win the Oscar in 2009 for Changeling. This year’s Oscar belongs to the three frontrunners, Marion Cotilard, Julie Christie, or Ellen Page.

  • abigail

    Will these actors be on the Newsweek cover? i will definitely be buying it next week. Love you Ange.

  • H E L L O W O R L D

    UGH….Perez is comparing Courtney Love and Angelina Jolie on his blog.

  • http://GPost Team Lara Croft

    H E L L O W O R L D @ 01/18/2008 at 9:14 pm
    ——
    Angie will win the Oscar in 2009 for Changeling. This year’s Oscar belongs to the three frontrunners, Marion Cotilard, Julie Christie, or Ellen Page.
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    I think the only one to give her a run for it is Marion Cotiliard. But I believe Angie will win. The story is so timely and her performance is heartbreakingly real. That said, I believe she SHOULD win it. Either way, I am praying that she does as I am praying Obama wins the Presidential race. I believe both will happen this year. What a year 2008 will be!

  • H E L L O W O R L D

    I think the only one to give her a run for it is Marion Cotiliard. But I believe Angie will win. The story is so timely and her performance is heartbreakingly real. That said, I believe she SHOULD win it. Either way, I am praying that she does as I am praying Obama wins the Presidential race. I believe both will happen this year. What a year 2008 will be!
    ———-
    I’d rather Jolie win for Changeling. Marion’s role was iconic, and arguably the among the greatest in history. I have a feeling this is Marion’s only chance at Oscar, so she deserves all the attention this year for a phenomenal performance. Jolie’s locked nomination is enough recognition, to prove that she is still a respected actress. I’d rather Jolie win for Changeling because from what I’ve read its a GREAT film.

  • lili may

    Thank you for this new thread JJ! I hope Angie gets nominated, but even if she doesn’t, she’s still tops with me!

  • konnitiwa

    I liked all the people in the video.
    Though I only could follow Marion’s slow English and couln’t catch
    Macvay’s quick British accent jokes.

  • H E L L O W O R L D

    George and James seemed to be competing for the most jokes. I had no idea James had such a George Clooney Class Clown personality. He even swore. LOL!

  • To konnitiwa

    KONNITIWA- Welcome Back

    We all missed you.

    Hey gang, we have one of our most loyal and lovely BAMPZS fan back….

    (((Hugs konnitiwa ))))

    And never ever leave again.

    Now, we need Cindy2, Original jdf, estelle, Moi Jade, Elena to delurk or post again.

  • anustin

    i luv u jared.

  • nicole

    GC and JM talk too fast and too much and try too hard to be funny which is annoying. I like the way DDL talks. That’s a mature man’s talk. GC and JM are too childish.

  • tabitha

    I think it is too early to comment on the Changeling. We have not even seen a trailer , yet. I think we should wait until the movie is out before making any sort of awards predictions. I feel the same way about Benjamon Button. I want to see the film first.

  • Kim

    Angie looked unconfortable in some moments.

  • louboutin lover

    i love angie! is there a video somewhere of this?

  • konnitiwa

    I have no problem if Marion or Julie Christe will win. They are marvelous actors and did it great in their films.
    Angie and Ellen may have another chanc.
    And next year Brad can be there with Cate for CCOBB. I hope so.

  • Frenchy

    That’s a great roundtable. Kudos to all. They are all very talented.