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Oscar Contest: Your Current Events Movie Titles

Friday, March 05, 2010

We want you to rework the titles of the movies nominated for this year's Academy Awards to make them relevant to current events. For instance:

Up in the Air: Health Care Reform in America
Inglourious Basterds:The Story of the 2010 US Senate
Up: Has Shaun White Landed His 1260 Double McTwist Yet?
The Blind Side: How the Times Caught David Paterson Off Guard
Crazy Heart: Dick Cheney Keeps on Ticking

Add your own re-worked titles below! Here are the prominent movies nominated this year. Use these or pick another recent movie: Avatar, The Blind Side, Crazy Heart, District 9, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Invictus, The Last Station, The Lovely Bones, The Messenger, Precious, A Serious Man, Up, Up in the Air...We'll read our favorites on the air!

Comments [16]

Veronica, WNYC Member from Florida

The Hurt Locker, health insurance reform sent to The Last Station, Congress by The Messenger named Obama, A Serious Man, who got An Education that saddened his Crazy Heart because The Blind Side was provided by the Republican pit bullls.

Mar. 06 2010 02:09 PM
Veronica, WNYC Member from Florida

The Hurt Locker, health insurance reform sent to The Last Station, Congress by The Messenger named Obama who got An Education that saddened his Crazy Heart because The Blind Side was provided by the Republican pit bullls.

Mar. 06 2010 02:03 PM
nkbah from harlem

Just saw Moon last night on DVD. It was excellent. Wish I saw it in the theater.

Mar. 05 2010 11:42 AM
Jgarbuz from Queens, NY

Hurt Locker, hands down, the best film of 2009.

Mar. 05 2010 11:39 AM
Nancy Lewis from Manhattan

What about Terry Gilliam's movie -- Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus?? Heath Ledger was terrific -- as was the entire movie!!

Mar. 05 2010 11:37 AM
dan from chelsea, ny

for anyone who likes to think of film as the sixth art form, Fantastic Mister Fox was the best film of the year, not simply for its visual presentation, but for the character development and plot as well.

Mar. 05 2010 11:37 AM
Calvin from New York

A Serious Man: Rahm Emanuel's Story

Mar. 05 2010 11:34 AM
Merrill from NY, NY

Not at title but regarding news and pop culture, has not the news covering pop culture increased lately? And it the news' coverage of pop culture probably will increase as news room employees are reduced, as a pop culture story is an easy and popular news story.

Mar. 05 2010 11:32 AM
nkbah from harlem

Avatar: James Cameron's worst movie after Titanic

Mar. 05 2010 11:32 AM
Calvin from Brooklyn

Avatar: The Bush and Cheney Years

Mar. 05 2010 11:28 AM
Alan K from Brooklyn

An Education: What Sarah Palin Needs to run for Anything.

Mar. 05 2010 10:27 AM
JohnG from Manhattan

The Hurt Locker: Health Care in America (obvious)

Mar. 05 2010 09:53 AM
Aaron

District 9: How Gerrymandering is ruining America.

Mar. 05 2010 09:29 AM
sarah from Morristown

A Single Man: David Paterson, Next Week

Mar. 05 2010 09:28 AM
karen from manhattan

The Last Station - The MTA Story (the road to nowhere)

Mar. 05 2010 09:24 AM
Robert Schwartz

An Education: How The Republicans Schooled Obama On How To Get Nothing Done.

Mar. 05 2010 09:24 AM

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