The final (and most important) awards post: Awards for ME!!!!! I am a guaranteed winner, because I am only competing against myself. But let’s see what I won FOR! Oh, and the most exciting news, thanks to these posts I have a good start on indexing the TGIF and FanFic posts, so look for those indexes to be going up sometime soon.
Finally, the post that puts it all together! The films as a whole, what was best and favorite and least favorite.
We continue to move sideways towards the final awards, the big awards for the films as a whole. But first, little bits of the films get their awards, soundtrack and character.
I already put up the winning real life stories of 2017, now lets move on to where film and real life overlap, the promotions that try to drive people into the movies. What films were over-promoted, leading to disappointment. And what were under-promoted, leading to delightful surprises? And what were just plain wrong promoted, leading to both?
These two sections were alike in that they were the only ones that had very limited responses. All the other sections, related to films, the answers were all over the place.
Well, here is a shocker, after winning the worst actor award last year, Sidharth landed in the best Hindi movie (I think) of 2017. Not that he has become a better actor, he is just way way better cast this year than last year.
This was a really close one, between Sulu/Vidya Balan in Tumhari Sulu and Dev/Akshaye Khanna in Ittefaq. Vidya won by just a little bit, but mostly because she was the title cahrater and got a little more time onscreen. This is just my choice, if you want to vote for yourself, go here and place your vote in the comments.
I said there were 4 strong contenders for yesterday’s award, most disappointing. But there were 5 times as many for this award! And yet the box office this year was record breakingly bad. Which says interesting things about what kinds of promotions do and don’t work and what kind of films do and don’t work and so on.