And the Oscar goes to… Django Unchained

With all the other awards the last few weeks, with all their acronyms of guilds, like PGA, DGA, WGA etc, and the Globes and the Spirit Awards and all those predictions ( the most interesting actually an article in Forbes)  it is now crunchtime and we’ll see with how many Oscars Django Unchained will go home with tonight. The 85th annual Academy Awards are here (and it’s also Sebastian’s birthday, so the award for best birthday goes to him). With all the buzz around the nominated films, and the controversies (as always) surrounding a new Tarantino movie, the awards could yet turn out to be full of surprises.

Django Unchained was nominated for the following categories:

Since Sebastian lives in an utterly inconvenient time-zone for US prime time television, I’ll be your host here tonight, live-blogging as the category winners come in…

Christoph Waltz: Best Supporting Actor – WINNER. Acceptance speech

Quentin Tarantino: Best Original Screenplay – WINNER. Acceptance speech

Christoph does it again! Dr. Schultz takes away the high honor, and his director gets the award for what truly is the best screenplay of the year!

Tarantino Waltz Oscars


Peter Roberts

Peter is the editor in chief at the Grindhouse Cinema Database (GCDb) and staff writer at, he is a long time cineast and lives in Massachusetts.

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5 Responses

  1. Tarantino and Waltz make a TRUCKING AMAZING team!!! This is my dream list of actors and actresses that I would want to see in future Tarantino films: Jeffrey Wright, Johnny Depp, Adrien Brody, Michael Kenneth Williams, Djimon Hounsou, Jeff Bridges, Mickey Rourke, Parker Posey, Anthony Mackie, Woody Harrelson, Halle Berry, Forest Whitaker, Shea Whigham, David Morse, Ron Perlman, Robin Wright, Kris Kristofferson, Giovanni Ribisi, Tom Hardy, Robert Downey Jr., Jessica Chastain, Jackie Earle Haley, Jennifer Lawrence, Benicio Del Toro, and Bryan Cranston.

  2. karalynn says:

    Spider baby looks luscious (not)