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Film Fans Pick "Avatar" as Oscar's Top Snub; Poll Results on Show's Best & Worst Moments

March 8, 2010

Film Fans Pick
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Los Angeles, CA (rushPRnews) 03/08/10 — Fandango asked Oscar viewers to pick the “Biggest Snubs” and “Best and Worst Moments” of last night’s Academy Awards telecast – and if you’d like to speak to one of our movie experts about the Oscar show survey today, please do contact us at 310-954-0461.  Here are the results, as of 7:00 a.m. PT, based on online polls on our site:

What was the biggest snub of the evening?

  • Avatar losing for Best Picture: 57%
  • Inglourious Basterds’s Quentin Tarantino losing for Best Original Screenplay: 21%
  • Avatar’s James Cameron losing for Best Director: 10%
  • Julie and Julia’s Meryl Streep losing for Best Actress: 8%
  • Up in the Air’s Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner losing for Best Adapted Screenplay: 4%

What was the best moment of the Academy Awards Show?

  • Best Actress winner Sandra Bullock’s speech 32%
  • Ben Stiller as an Avatar Na’vi:  20%
  • Salutes to nominated actors from fellow performers: 12%
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    Film Fans Pick
    The Hurt Locker- Avatar
    Hughes tribute 11%
  • Best Director winner Kathryn Bigelow’s speech: 10%
  • Best Actor winner Jeff Bridges’ speech: 8%
  • Best Animated Feature characters explaining what Oscar nomination means to them 4%
  • Steve Martin & Alec Baldwin in their Paranormal Activity skit: 3%

What was the worst moment of the Academy Awards Show?

  • Dancing to The Hurt Locker music and other Best Score themes: 28%
  • Tom Hanks rushing to read the Best Picture Winner without announcing the nominees: 27%
  • Sean Penn’s mumbling introduction to the Best Actress presentation: 21%
  • The Music by Prudence producer interrupting her colleague’s acceptance speech: 14%
  • Neil Patrick Harris’ introductory song & dance: 5%
  • Kristen Stewart & Taylor Lautner introducing a film clip tribute to horror movies: 2%

Best wishes for a great week, Harry Medved/Fandango (310-954-0461,; Melinda Petrow/Fandango (310-954-0278, ext. 231,

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