Sunday, January 30, 2011

Film Geekdom Awards, 2010

Best villain: Lotso, Toy Story 3
Best soundtrack: Tron: Legacy
Best meal: Ree Dolly cooks a squirrel in Winter’s Bone
Best fight (man vs. man): Father Cortez vs. Booth's henchmen, Machete
Best fight (man vs. nature): Piranha 3D

Most underrated movie: Splice
Most gut-wrenching scene: Ruth makes her final “donation” in Never Let Me Go
Most shocking violence against women: The Killer Inside Me
Best oriental western: The Good, the Bad, the Weird
Best music video: “African Child,” Get Him to the Greek

Most likeable character: Olive Penderghast, Easy A
Least likeable character: Roger Greenberg, Greenberg
Most heartbreaking scene: The members of Battle Company react to the news of Sgt. Rougle’s death in Restrepo

Best documentary: Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Best shoot-out: The Fenway Park robbery in The Town
Best M. Night Shyamalan movie: Devil
Worst M. Night Shyamalan movie: The Last Airbender

Most deserving of a wider audience: The Extra Man
Preston Sturges Award (for rapid-fire dialogue): The Social Network
Cutest line: “John, your little friend is here.” – Mimi Smith, telling her teenaged nephew, John Lennon, that his friend Paul McCartney is here to see him, in Nowhere Boy

Cutest minions: Gru's minions, Despicable Me
Tyler Durden Award (for splicing adult content into a family film): Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I
Best male performance: Christian Bale, The Fighter

Best female performance: Angela Wesselman-Pierce, Catfish
Best sex: George Clooney and Violante Placido, The American
Best ending: Inception
Worst ending: The Last Exorcism

Worst parenting: Mother Gothel, Tangled
Best debut performance: Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit
Best last line: “Which would be worse, to live as a monster or to die as a good man?” – Teddy Daniels, Shutter Island


  1. Nice list. I especially liked the Tyler Durden Award

  2. I would have given the Best Sex award to Splice myself.