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Monday, February 18, 2013

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight: Feb 18-22, 2013

As we enter into encore week and awards season, I thought it would be nice to focus this post on awards trivia. For more information on the guests bios this week, please read George's official site here.


Quentin Tarantino recieved an Oscar nomination for for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly For The Screen. "Django: Unchained" is also up for  Best Picture, Cinematography, Sound Editing and Supporting Role for Christoph Waltz . The film recently won the AFI Award for Movie of the Year.

Tarantino also recieved Oscar nominations for Best Directing and Best Writing, Original Screenplay in 2010 for "Inglorious Basterds". He also recieved an Oscar nomination for Best Directing for "Pulp Fiction" in 1995, but ended up winning an Oscar for Best Writing, Written Directly for the Screen.
Tarantino has recieved 73 nominations and 80 awards in his career.

Xavier Dolan is a 23 year old filmmaker with 19 film nominations and 29 wins. He most recently won the Queer Palm award at the Cannes Film Festival for "Laurence Anyways". The same film won TIFF's Best Canadian Feature Film Award and was featured in TIFF's Canada's Top 10. It is also one of the leading awards for the upcoming Canadian Screen Awards.


William H Macy  recieved 31 nominations and won 30 awards in his career. He was nominated for an Oscar in 1997 for his supporting role in "Fargo". He recently starred in "The Sessions" which recieved an Oscar nomination this year for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.

Giovanni Ribisi recieved 13 nominations and won 3 awards in his career. He starred in "Avatar" and "Saving Private Ryan" along with a recurring role in "My Name is Earl" and "Friends"; all of which have recieved numerous awards.


Marisa Tomei recieved 27 nominations and won 17 awards in her career. She won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 1993 for "My Cousin Vinny". She recieved an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2002 for "In The Bedroom" and 2010 for "The Wrestler."

Margot Kidder recieved 4 nominations and won 2 awards in her career. She will always be best known for her role as Lois Lane in Superman along with creating awareness for people who live with paranoia and are bipolar.


Nikolaj Coster-Waldau recieved 4 nominations in his career. Although Nikolaj is a movie star in his homeland, he is most known for his role as Jamie Lannister in "Game of Thrones". The show has recieved 66 nominations and won 25 awards.

Richard Armitage recieved 2 nominations in his career. He recently starred as Thorin in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" which recieved three Oscar nominations this year for Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Production Design, and Best Visual Effects.


Spike Lee recieved 46 nominations and won 35 awards in his career. He was nomainted for an Oscar  for Best Writing, Written Directly for the Screen in 1990 for "Do The Right Thing" and Best Documentary, Features in 1998 for "4 Little Girls."

George A Romero recieved 4 nominations and won 12 awards in his career. He is often credited for creating the zombies that we now think of and use in films along with his legendary work in the horror genre.

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