Next Movie Presents the 1st Annual 'Twilight' Academy Awards

The Academy Awards have to attract young viewers to remain the biggest awards show. That's why they expanded the Best Picture category to 10 nominees, allowing more populist films to be included.

They've also started a huge social networking push, announcing recently that the ceremony will be streaming live online, and named the unlikely young duo of Anne Hathaway and James Franco as co-hosts.

This is all costing the Academy a pretty penny, during a time when movie ticket sales are down.  

However, all they really need to attract younger viewers is "The Twilight Saga."

I am not suggesting that the prestigious awards show should tarnish its reputation by including "Twilight" nominees in undeserved categories. Most reasonable Twi-Hards are willing to admit Robert Pattinson's performance as Edward doesn't quite match up to Colin Firth in "The King's Speech" or James Franco in "127 Hours."

 

What I am suggesting, simply, is they add some categories where "Twilight" will be a lock.


In a selfless effort to help the film industry, I am listing suggestions for new categories and what movies and actors would have been nominated had the awards been included this year. Members of the Academy should note that these not only allow "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" to be nominated multiple times, but also other popular movies like "Paranormal Activity 2" and "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1."

 

Best Supernatural Feature Film

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
"Let Me In"
"The Wolfman"
"The Last Exorcism"

WINNER: "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"


Best Vampire Performance In A Leading

RoleRobert Pattinson in "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
Ethan Hawke in "Daybreakers"
Jessica Pare in "Suck"
Chloe Moretz in "Let Me In"

WINNER: Robert Pattinson

 

Best Non-Vampire Performance In A Leading Supernatural Role

Taylor Lautner in "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
Anthony Hopkins in "The Wolfman"
Jackie Earle Haley in "A Nightmare on Elm Street"
Daniel Radcliffe in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1"

WINNER: Taylor Lautner

 

Best Human Performance In A Supernatural Film

Kristen Stewart in "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
Corey Feldman in "Lost Boys: The Thirst"
Timothy Olphant in "The Crazies"
Dave Foley in "Suck"

WINNER: Kristen Stewart

 

Read the full list of "nominees" and "winners" at Next Movie

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Tags: Academy, Awards, Eclipse, Movie, Next, Saga, Twilight

Comment by Kribert on February 24, 2011 at 1:43pm

Lame idea :P ...

But i like the fact that they are having a twilight surprise for us... THAT is gonna attract  plenty of young viewers

Comment by erin vega on February 24, 2011 at 1:57pm
i don't understnad if this means that eclipse in nominated for an award but i am happy that they do have a twilight surprise i just wish i knew what it would be
Comment by GINA DELLA on February 24, 2011 at 2:13pm
Nope. "Eclipse" wasn't nominated for ANYTHING which, IMHO, BITES! Pun TOTALLY intended!! I mean, come on, it HAD to be good enough for SOMETHING!!!
Comment by Aimzers on February 24, 2011 at 2:23pm
I dont agree about adding lame stuff like that but they def need to open their mind to some movies that are more popular with viewers. Half those movies that are nominated had low ticket sales and did crappy at the box office. Whats that say....
Comment by Bella Black+LHJake on February 24, 2011 at 3:33pm
...which is precisely why I think it's a fine suggestion, to add some supernatural categories to the Academy Awards! Maybe it's time to revamp (pun intended) the Oscars. Look how many films fall into the categories created by Next Movie! Good idea, Next Movie.
Comment by Bella Black+LHJake on February 24, 2011 at 3:37pm

Here's the remainder of the made-up list of new Academy Awards categories from Next Movie:

Creepiest Supernatural Performance

Dakota Fanning in "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
Ashley Bell in "The Last Exorcism"
Dimitri Coats in "Suck"
Ken Jeong in "Vampires Suck"

WINNER: Dakota Fanning

Best Performance In A Supernatural Redemption Role

Jackson Rathbone in "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
Benicio Del Toro in "The Wolfman"
Jamison Newlander in "Lost Boys: The Thirst"
Willem Dafoe in "Daybreakers"

WINNER: The Bone

Best Use Of CGI For Monsters

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
"Let Me In"
"Resident Evil: Afterlife"
"Piranha 3-D"

WINNER: "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"

Best Use of a Colon in Film Title

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"
"Prince of Persia: Sands of Time"
"TRON: Legacy"
"Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps"

WINNER: "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"

Comment by Daniella Swan *Team Twinkie* on February 24, 2011 at 4:53pm
Man I don't ask for oscar nominations.. lets face it.. the movies are not that kind of movies... but I am happy if they just include the actors on the show.. idk cohost.. announcers.. i don't care.. I want to see them :)
Comment by Melissa Connelly on February 24, 2011 at 6:04pm

LMAO! The ACADEMY AWARDS? Do you know how classy that is? If Twilight ever got nominated for any Best Picture, Best Actor/Actress, I would die laughing. The Oscars are about film quality, not popularity. Adding these types of categories would turn the awards into this big show like the PCAs. I would never watch the Oscars again if that happened! 

I don't mind our guys present, but for an award... no.

I do think that we might have a chance at the CGI for Renesmee in BD part two, but only because we have Oscar nominated teams and technology on our side. 

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