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If "Red State" voters picked the Oscars

What and who would have won?

by Anonymousreply 1703/02/2014

Sadly, the Red Staters I know were ecstatic when Sandra Bullock (undeservedly) won her Oscar for "The Blind Side."

That said, if Red Staters had their way:

Best Actor - Kirk Cameron, "Fireproof" (2008)

by Anonymousreply 109/28/2013

You mean the Nascars.

by Anonymousreply 209/28/2013

Blind Side would win best picture every other year, alternating with The Help.

The Red States love to think that white ladies have tamed the pesky problem of racism in this country. Now they're color blind and Christian. They don't see race. If you do, well, that's because you're the racist.

by Anonymousreply 309/28/2013

I suppose the opposite fantasy is that Blue State voters (e.g., people from Paramus, NJ) would pick Eric Rohmer films or other works of that ilk.

by Anonymousreply 409/28/2013

bump

by Anonymousreply 509/29/2013

And the Oscar for Best Actor goes to.....LARRY THE CABLE GUY!

by Anonymousreply 609/29/2013

Host: Jeff Foxworthy

by Anonymousreply 709/29/2013

Kirk Cameron would be a perennial nominee for best actor and would win every few years for his Christian films.

by Anonymousreply 809/29/2013

[bold][italic] If "Red State" voters picked the Oscars[/italic][/bold]

They would start a thread claiming Sandra Bullock is definitely going to win Best Actress.

by Anonymousreply 903/02/2014

"Lone Survivor" for everything!

by Anonymousreply 1003/02/2014

Yeah some of these are just exaggerating. The real difference is that it would just be commercial picks, goodbye arthouse films.

This year it would be Sandy for "Gravity" and Tom Hanks winning for "Captain Phillips". Best picture goes to "Gravity"

by Anonymousreply 1103/02/2014

And yes "Lone Survivor" would get a ton of nominations.

by Anonymousreply 1203/02/2014

Mel Gibson owns this thread.

by Anonymousreply 1303/02/2014

First meeting of the nominating committee:

"OK, no blacks, no Jews, no queers. That should narrow it down."

by Anonymousreply 1403/02/2014

Q. You've heard of the Oscar snub?

A. Dallas Buyers Club

by Anonymousreply 1503/02/2014

Don't most Red Staters avoid movies because they're made by the commie homos out in Hollyweird?

by Anonymousreply 1603/02/2014

Can they CGI John Wayne into presenting? After all, a strong male role model is just what people look for at moments like this.

by Anonymousreply 1703/02/2014
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