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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-10-2012, 05:07 PM Thread Starter
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American Film Institute Film/TV Programs of the Year

Okay the American Films Institute has released it's nominations for Film and TV show of the year. Here's the list.


Film of the Year.

ARGO
BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
DJANGO UNCHAINED
LES MISÉRABLES
LIFE OF PI
LINCOLN
MOONRISE KINGDOM
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
ZERO DARK THIRTY


TV Show of the Year

AMERICAN HORROR STORY
BREAKING BAD
GAME CHANGE
GAME OF THRONES
GIRLS
HOMELAND
LOUIE
MAD MEN
MODERN FAMILY
THE WALKING DEAD

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Thoughts?

My first thought is I'm stunned that The Dark Knight Rises made the list. I don't understand that at all. And no Avengers to be seen.


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MODERN FAMILY.

I hate American Horror Story, probably because it creeps me the fuck out.

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And this thread will basically be a back and forth involving TDKR.

TDKR shouldn't be on there and the Avengers shouldn't either.


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No surprise on movies.

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MODERN FAMILY.

I hate American Horror Story, probably because it creeps me the fuck out.

EDIT:

And this thread will basically be a back and forth involving TDKR.

TDKR shouldn't be on there and the Avengers shouldn't either.

I absolutely agree. Avengers was just too much of a popcorn movie and TDKR's just has so many writing plot holes. I'm surprised TDKR's is on the list at all.


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BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD!!!
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WHERE IS DOWNTON ABBEY? I've never actually seen it (and it's not American).

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Mad Men for best tv show (because I haven't seen Breaking Bad).
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I missed Lincoln in theaters, looks like a great movie


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Kudos for the Louie nom.. Best comedy on TV.
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Re: American Film Institute Film/TV Programs of the Year

I was going to come in and say Parks & Recreation not getting a nomination irked me, but I'm guessing this is strictly 2012 and not a full calendar year, so we could only go off of Season 5 (which admittedly has been great for the first 7 episodes) and parts of Season 4 rather than a complete season.

Breaking Bad & Mad Men are well worth their nomination based off of the last season of each. Mad Men in particular went to almost another level for me, it was a show I always loved but Season 5 just felt like they found a wonderful balance between the visual and writing whilst delivering some brilliant storylines for the characters and really hinting at some bleak and depressing realisations for many of the cast. Breaking Bad was Breaking Bad.

Think this will finally be the thing that convinces me to stop putting off watching Louie. That and Party Down have been the two most pimped comedies to me for some time now that I've never got around to watching.

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