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Oscars 2019

CHRISTIAN BALE ACCEPTS DEFEAT BEFORE 91st ACADEMY AWARDS
by Briona Malenda
Friday 15th February 2019


Christian Bale has accepted defeat before the The 91st Academy Awards 2019. Insiders told local press the actor has "thrown in the towel before the announcement for actor in a leading role has been announced".

Investors pulled the plug on a lucrative contract.

Alistair Caldrin "Christian is lazy, arrogant and his recent performance in 'VICE' failed to win nods".

Producers walked out of a heated argument on Friday 15th February.

Toni Josein "Bohemian Rhapsody has blown away the competition. Rami Malek's performance deserves an Oscar".

Bradley Cooper fans were disappointed on Thursday to hear "Beloved Mister Cooper failed to achieve third place during a secret vote by the Academy" said Mia Clayton.

Helena Dulaye "Alas, another star fails to impress the Academy. Bradley (yawning) lacks courage to win an Oscar".

William Dafoe and Viggo Mortensen vote "placed to the side amongst the losers".

Actor in A Supporting Role secret votes were counted at 4.20 pm on Thursday. Nominee Sam Rockwell heading for defeat.

Martha Teal "VICE failed to impress the academy…maybe next year".

Sienna McNeal "Nominee Adam Driver has electrified the audience. Insiders demanded a result…4.19 pm…Adam is not out at this minute".

"Sam Elliott failed to win nods. I think Richard E Grant won more votes. Mahershala Ali vote ripped up" said Belinda Nollin.

Actress in a Leading Role Nominees have been waiting anxiously beside their phones.

Sean McNamara "Lady Gaga is out. Failed to win any nods. Faces just lowered and insiders noted a cold response towards a dedicated star".

Rauri McMurphy "She has a chance with her song. I liked it. Gaga will be disappointed. Bradley displaying a brave face in front of the audience on Oscar night. I think the pair thought they could win. Who suggested that idea?"

Yeo Zhaing "Yalitza Aparicio is out. Confirmed at 5.27 pm on Thursday. The nomination vote was torn into four pieces and placed beside a large glass of water".

Melissa McCarthy followed at 5.31 pm. Investors were "quietly told behind closed doors about McCarthy outcome".

Glenn Close and Olivia Colman created "a major headache". Should we pick Glenn? Should we pick Olivia?

Actress in Supporting Role nominees Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz are out. Confirmed 3.26 pm Thursday.

Amy Adams and Marina De Tavira are in. Regina King nomination was 'totally trashed and thrown across the table'.

Animated Feature Film Nominee RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET, INCREDIBLES 2 and MIRAI are out. Confirmation 2.37 pm on Thursday.

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER VERSE and ISLE OF DOGS separated from the nominees. Academy nervously pointing towards Bob Persischetti and his band of heroes".

Horatio Lemori "Cinematography nominees. COLD WAR is out at 3.27pm Thursday. Academy liked THE FAVOURITE, ROMA. Caleb Deschanel totally out in seconds before anyone else. A STAR IS BORN quickly forgotten at 4.12 pm.

Costume Design Nominees Mary Zophres, Sandy Powell (MARY POPPINS RETURNS) failed to impress at 2.38pm on Thursday.

Ruth Carter, Alexandra Byrne was on the table and luckily Sandy Powell (THE FAVOURITE) introduced for further inspection.

Sandy Powell received more attention. Insiders noted Alexandra Byrne nomination placed above Ruth Carter on the table.

Directing nominee Pawel Pawlikowski is out at 2.15pm. Early exit and then Alfonso C
uarón.

Wallace Peel "Spike Lee nomination just slapped on the table with real conviction. Nobody stood a chance…it was like a lion entering the ring.

Adam McKay nomination placed in third. Yurgos Lanthimos second place".

Sound editing nominees
FIRST MAN, A QUIET PLACE, ROMA forgotten at 4.11 pm on Thursday.

Teo Viquelle "BLACK PANTHER was out at 4.30 pm. BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY heading for Oscar glory on Sunday".

Best Picture Nominees VICE, ROMA and GREEN BOOK are out. A STAR IS BORN quickly followed. Insiders were pushed to the side.

Richie Ensfield "BLACK PANTHER
and BLACKKKLANSMAN stayed on the table with BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY and THE FAVOURITE. Everyone was left wondering…do you like BLACK PANTHER? If I had to bet on the winner…BLACK PANTHER".

Music Original Score nominees Marc Shaiman, Alexandre Desplat and Nicholas Britell are out. Confirmed 3.05 pm on Thursday.

Miguel Sanches "Ludwig Goransson has won. I heard Terence Blanchard nomination was second".

Foreign Language Film nominees CAPERNAUM, COLD WAR, NEVER LOOK AWAY and SHOPLIFTERS out at 3.06 pm on Thursday.

Bella Victori "ROMA…fabulous. The Academy didn't like SHOPLIFTERS and NEVER LOOK AWAY. Second place to COLD WAR. Everyone likes Italy".

Writing (Adapted Screenplay) nominees THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK are out.

Quentin Lyle "BLACKKKLANSMAN and A STAR IS BORN. Major talking point at reading tables in Los Angeles. I would love it if BLACKKKLANSMAN wins. The result sending shockwaves around Hollywood".

Sound Mixing nominees ROMA, FIRST MAN are out.

Leoni Eldiri "BLACK PANTHER was placed third. BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY first place. Bradley Cooper will have to lower his head on Oscar night".

Visual Effects Nominees CHRISTOPHER ROBIN, READY PLAYER ONE, FIRST MAN are out.

Wei Yang "AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR really impressed the Academy. SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY…kinda tiring to watch…like the WALTONS".

Make-up and Hairstyling nominees BORDER and VICE are out. Eleana Newell "MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS stamped with authority on the table. The Academy loved this movie.
Jenny Shircore, Marc Pilcher and Jessica Brooks awaiting confirmation".

Film Editing nominees GREEN BOOK, VICE are out. Yorgos Mavropsaridis was seen smiling on 14th February 2019.

Xiang Yong "
BLACKKKLANSMAN and BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. Film Editing Oscar… BLACKKKLANSMAN".

Music Original Song nominees I'LL FIGHT, THE PLACE WHERE LOST THINGS GO and WHEN A COWBOY TRADES HIS SPURS FOR WINGS are out.

Susanna Lewelyn "I think ALL THE STARS is the winner".

Writing Original Screenplay nominees ROMA, VICE, GREEN BOOK, FIRST REFORMED heading into an iceberg.

Solane Banks "THE FAVOURITE
written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara. How could The Academy refuse this worthy winner?"

THE 91ST ACADEMY AWARDS | 2019
Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Honoring movies released in 2018