Best of the AV Club Awards: The Winners
Hey guys, welcome to the 2012 AV Club Awards Week! Today we continue with site specific awards. Note the other nominations following the winner are not in any particular order. Sorry for the delay and now back to our regularly scheduled awards.
Other nominations: Philip Dyess-Nugent, Simon Abrams, Todd VanDerWerff
Other nominations: Wreck-It Ralph, The Dark Knight Rises, The Master, Moonrise Kingdom, Holy Motors
Other nominations: Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Homeland, American Horror Story, Game of Thrones
Other nominations: Our “white people problems” problem: Why it’s time to stop using “white” as a pejorative, The beautiful artificiality of the American mallscape, When 3-D is the only way to see a movie (even for those who hate 3-D), Facing reality: How a docu-soap became as compelling as any scripted show, Should some movies be taken more seriously than others?, Did 12 Angry Men get it wrong?, Why being a pop-culture “hater” is okay (and sometimes even necessary), Did The Sopranos do more harm than good?: HBO and the decline of the episode, What was the quintessential Charlie’s Angels undercover guise?, The Tumblr trap: Is Internet culture turning musicians into content producers?, Plot Holes and Politics: Do You Need an Airtight Reason to Dislike a Movie?, Are trailers spoilers? (And should movie-lovers avoid them?), The Grammys are worth watching (seriously), Do documentaries need to be fair to both sides of an issue?, Has Dave Chapelle Handled Fame Exactly Right?
Other nominations: TMZ finds Terrence Malick in the stillness, yet it cannot see the glory, Doug Ellin says he’s almost done with the Entourage movie script that we went ahead and wrote for him, Mitt Romney also enjoys watching shows on the television screen, just like every American, Cinemark to reward you for not texting during movies, even though you’re the only real person on Earth and can do what you want, NBC creating a show about George Washington, America’s first president of sexiness, Prepare your intestines for their own unexpected journey with Denny’s Hobbit inspired menu, Girl who sent photo of Nicolas Cage as her job application illustrates importance of not doing that
Other nominations: The “Glee” season premiere review, American Horror Story Reviews, Girls
Other nominations: Justin Bieber just likes butts, Brett Ratner is the latest director rumored for the Justice League movie he won’t actually direct, Brett Ratner would like you to come work for him and/or show him your tits
Other nominations: 100 Episodes, TV Club 10, Hatesong, Spoiler Space, Gameological Society, Hip Hop And You Do Stop, Tell Us About Your Pop Culture Weekend
Other nominations: Cinnamon Toast Crunch/DYAD, Pineapple Bubble Tea/Sleeping Dogs
Other nominations: Random Roles, My World of Flops, New Cult Canon, A Very Special Episode, AV Q&A, Primer, Gateways to Geekery
Other nominations: Rowan Kaiser, Will Harris, Tasha Robinson, Sean O’Neal, Zach Handlen, John Teti, Noel Murray
Other nominations: Nathan Rabin, Drew Toal, Rowan Kaiser, Zack Handlen, David Sims
Other nominations: Perfect Circle: An REM Story, CANNES 2012, Day Seven: Leos Carax’s bugfuck masterpiece strikes Cannes like a lightning bolt, The New Cult Cannon: 12 Monkeys is hard sci-fi with a soft center, Sean O’Neal writes the Entourage Movie, Best Films of the 90s, Community Season Finale, My World of Flops – The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure, Assassin’s Creed III Review
Other nominations: Newswire, Film, Music, Gameological Society
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Tomorrow: we continue with and wrap up the Best of the Year Awards, Round 2.