OSCARS: Wins By Studio By The Deadline Team February 26, 2012 9:31pm 6 Email OSCARS: Wins By FilmOSCARS: Winners List WINS BY STUDIOWeinstein Co. — 8 Paramount — 6 Sony Pictures Classics — 2 DreamWorks — 1 Fox Searchlight — 1 Focus — 1 Sony — 1 Walt Disney — 1 Academy Awards, Oscars, Paramount, Weinstein Company Deadline.com Awards OSCARS: Indie Films… This just in: TriStar TV’s Suzanne Patmore-Gibbs Reveals Slate, Label’s Focus On “Prestige, Character-Driven, Serialized Projects” ‘Red Oaks’ Star Jennifer Grey: 80’s Good To Me – TCA Controversy Becomes Amazon – TCA MORE This just in: DGA Honors: Ron Howard, Tyler Perry & More Set Winner Announced In Academy Board Of Governors Runoff Election – Update Reese Witherspoon To Get 2015 American Cinematheque Award You May Also Like: Awards Movie Academy Invites: Oscar Winners Eddie Redmayne & JK Simmons Among 332 New… Awards Oscars: Academy Tweaks Rules For Best Picture Producer Nominees, More Awards Oscars: Academy Announces Show Dates For Next Three Years, Dates For 2015-16… PHOTOS The Simpsons Characters Re-Voiced Sans Harry Shearer – Photo Gallery Deadline’s 2015 Emmy Party: Bob Odenkirk, Kiernan Shipka, John Ridley And More – Photo Gallery ‘Carol’ Premiere – Cannes – Photo Gallery ‘Mad Men’ Live Read and Series Finale – Photo Gallery Warners should be ashamed for not launching a full-court press for “Harry Potter” before the nominations were handed out. It deserved it, and once nominated would probably have won as recognition for the series (not unlike “Lord of the Rings/ROTK back in ’03.) Think that Robinov was just trying to spite Alan Horn? WB did push for HP. They bought billboards with ‘For Your Consideration’ plastered on them for HP and did nothing for their other films that had more potential to be Best Picture nominees (Contagion, Crazy Stupid, Love). The fact is, HP isn’t LOTR. Just because a film series has a successful running doesn’t mean you should just hand out awards to it. LOTR is incredible filmmaking. HP, though entertaining, is not great filmmaking. Wrong. HP is incredible film making. HP is incredible film making. Every bit as good or even better than LOTR. Oh come on. Nothing in HP was even on the scale of LOTR. Harry Potter was a nice series of books, but the films were not very good. Separate from the books, the films feel like a disjointed mess. Having read the books, they add very little, and lose a lot of the book’s magic. At best, they are nice illustrations for the books (that really didn’t need illustrating). Comments are closed.