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Hulu Awards…final votes

#1: Award Winners

Best Talk and Interview Show
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Best Informational Show
National Geographic Channel

Best News Show
NBC Today Show

Best Television Network
20th Century Fox Television

Best Movie This is REALLY tough for me because I actually like them all. Let’s do a breakdown starting with
Night of the Living Dead–yeah it’s old,campy,cheesy and some bad acting but this movie was a little bit scary when I saw. I was younger then but,it changed the way horror films where made back then. There have been tons of wannabe zombie movies since then, even remakes that this film set the tone for. You can’t beat the 80’s zombies, I mean take a good look at Thriller by MJ. He set the tone for music videos which in turn made music videos something to be watched and not just listening to the songs,his zombies were fantastic!

Raising Arizona–yes Nicholas Cage can be funny,at least he was in this movie. He might look a little weird sometimes and I am still trying to get over the fact that he named his son “Kal-El”, Superman’s Kryptonian name(yes I am a Superman fan). Classic comedy two near-do-wells trying to make do with what they have Holly Hunter and Nicholas Cage did a fantastic job. With quotes like,”Biology and prejudices of others conspired to keep us childless” and “You mean you busted out of jail? No ma’am,we released ourselves on our own recognizance. What Evelle is trying to say is that the institution had nothing to offer us anymore”, how could you NOT like this movie?!? Yes. I have seen it quite a few times.

Ghostbusters–The one and only ghost themed movie that isn’t really a scary,gruesome flick. It has mostly comedic elements, classic 80’s stars and a hit song,what more do you want?

Some Like It Hot–One of only two Marilyn Monroe movies I’ve seen the other being “The Seven Year Itch”. I have always heard that she wasn’t a very good actress and it was her looks that got her by and that may very well be true but I thought she was good enough in this movie and it was good for what it was. I don’t think she was wanting an Oscar nomination well,I don’t know that but the movie was interesting and it kept my attention and it did well. It might’ve been then “I wanna be loved by you” song she sang in it…

Men In Black–who would’ve thought that, two men trying to keep the world and New York safe from aliens would be so entertaining. Will Smith has very few flops and this wasn’t one of them. The had some memorable performances from some notable actors Tony Shalhoub,the pawn shop owner, Vincent D’Onoforio as Ed who eats the farmer and Rip Torn as Chief Zed. This movie was funny and had great action scenes. Of course, Will gave us a hit song with a catchy line. Do we expect anything less from him?

Best Television Show (scripted)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer– this started my love and obsession with supernatural shows. From this, I have grown to like Charmed, Angel and Joss Whedon, the creator. Buffy inspired a generation of ass-kicking chicks that can go to school,have a life and save the world at the same time. Who said we couldn’t multi-task? Not too sure on the supernatural relationship tho,seems like way to much heartache,you know people from past relationships from the 1800’s,traumatizing to say the least. But Buffy is and will always be a great scripted show in my eyes. The storylines were great. The cast looked great but ,most of all the action was never disappointing!

Best Unscripted Television Show
The Biggest Loser

#2: Proposed Nominees–this clips category was broken down in to 3 subcategories to compensate for the large number of nominees. We had to chose 10 nominees

Best Comedic Clip(SNL)
Bronx Beat
Dick in a Box
Mom Jeans
Coin Slot

Movie Clips
Shaun of the Dead: Girl in the Garden
Home Alone: Shopping
Robin Hood Men in Tights: Men in tights

TV Clips
30 Rock: Jenna on Hardball
Golden Globes 2009: 30 Rock Tina wins

Best Clip (non-comedy)(7 nominees)
Field of Dreams: People will come
The Presidential Inauguration: Obama’s Inauguration
Psycho: The Shower scene
The Usual Suspects: Interrogation
My Cousin Vinny: Expert Witness
The Usual Suspects: Keyser Soze Story
Scarface: Say Hello to My Little Friend

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Hulu Awards week 11

Best Web Original
National Geographic Animals

Worst Web Original
Dating Brad Garrett

Best Science Fiction Movie
The Planet of the Apes

Best Videogame Coverage
XPlay

Best Scifi/Fantasy TV Series
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Heroes
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Fringe

Worst Movie
Bedazzled
The Crawling Hand
Xanadau
National Lampoons Spring Break
Monique:I Coulda Been Your Cellmate

Worst Scripted Television Series
Cleopatra 2525
Team Knight Rider
The Return of Jezebel James
The Munsters Today
One Tree Hill

Best Talk and Interview Show
Chelsea Lately
Inside the Actor’s Studio
Tonight Show
Attack of the Show

Best Informational Show
Crime and Punishment
Insider Secrets
National Geographic Channel
Nova
Wired Science

Best News Show
Access Hollywood
MSNBC Decision 08
NBC News Time Capsule
Tom Brokaw Reports
TV Guide Specials

Best Network and Movie Studio
BRAVO
Comedy Central
E!
FX
Sundance Channel

Major Network
FOX

Movie Studio
Lionsgate
MGM
Paramount
Universal

Hulu Awards week 10

#1: Award Winners

Best Travel/Leisure Show Top 5
After Hours With Daniel
Any Given Latitude
Bikini Destinations
Destination Truth
The Rachel Zoe Project
Uncorked

My choice:
After Hours With Daniel

Best Cooking/Food Show
30 Minute Meals
Ace of Cakes
Good Eats
Hell’s Kitchen
Kitchen Nightmares
Top Chef

My choice
Ace of Cakes

Worst Reality Series
Denise Richards: It’s Complicated
Living Lohan
Hey Paula
Keeping Up With The Kardashians
Temptation Island

My choice: This was really hard and I say that because the choices given were all horrible in their own right…so, I chose Living Lohan Denise Richards: It’s Complicated, a close second, maybe tied…

Best Classic Movie
Night of the living Dead
Pride of the Yankees
Wuthering Heights
Some Like It Hot

My choice: Another difficult choice. I’ve seen all of them,quite a few times actually and the mixture in this category is crazy! Night if the Living Dead is a classic horror film…can’t be beat. Wuthering Heights? I guess if I were an extreme literature freak I would pick this but, I’ve seen this movie as well..loved it! I finally went with Night of the living Dead and I wasn’t too sure on that choice either. LOL.

Best Action TV Series
24
Burn Notice
Chuck
Journeyman
Prison Break

My choice:
24
I liked Journeyman but they canceled it. I thought it had lots of potential!

#2: Proposed Nominees

Best Web Original
Barely Political
Best of Penn Says
Dating Brad Garrett
Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog
Flirt
Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show
National Geographic Animals
National Geographic Environment
National Geographic Travel
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Top 5
National Geographic Animals
National Geographic Environment
National Geographic Travel
Barely Political
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Worst Web Original
Barely Political
Best of Penn Says
Comedy Gumbo
Dating Brad Garrett
Destination X
Flirt
Funnysodes
Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show
The Matty Blake Show
Owen Benjamin Presents
Retro Minute

Top 5
Dating Brad Garrett
The Matty Blake Show
Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show
Best of Penn Says
Comedy Gumbo

#3: Exciting New Categories

Best Science Fiction Movie
Atom Age Vampire
Bedazzled
The Crawling Hand
Empire of the Ants
The Fifth Element
Ghoulies II
Heroes (the movie)
Horror Express
Men In Black
Naked Lunch
The People That Time Forgot
The Phantom From 10,000 Leagues
Pitch Black
Planet of the Apes
Quintet
Speedracer: The Movie
Starship Troopers
The Thing
Titan A.E.
The Toxic Avenger
Underworld: Evolution
Xanadu

Top 5
Men In Black
Planet of the Apes
Underworld Evolution
The People That Time Forgot
The Fifth Element

Best Scifi/Fantasy TV Series
Angel
Babylon 5
Battlestar Galactica
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Cleopatra 2525
Eureka
Firefly
Fringe
Heroes
Highlander
The Invisible Man
John Doe
New Amsterdam
Outer Limits
The Pretender
Roswell
Sanctuary
Sliders
Surface
Swamp Thing
Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles
Total Recall 2070
Tremors
Weird Science
Young Hercules

My choices
Angel
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Heroes
Battlestar Galactica

Best Videogame Coverage
Arcademojo
Attack of the Show
E3 08 Live
Event Coverage
Game Reviews
Gamespot
Videogame Specials
Videogame Trailers
X Play

Top 3
Attack of the Show
Gamespot
X Play

Worst Movie
Atom Age Vampire
Bedazzled
The Crawling Hand
Empire of the Ants
The Fifth Element
Ghoulies II
Heroes (the movie)
Horror Express
Men In Black
Naked Lunch
The People That Time Forgot
The Phantom From 10,000 Leagues
Pitch Black
Planet of the Apes
Quintet
Speedracer: The Movie
Starship Troopers
The Thing
Titan A.E.
The Toxic Avenger
Underworld: Evolution
Xanadu

Top picks
Xanadu
Bedazzled
The Crawling Hand
Empire of the Ants

Worst Scripted Television Series
24
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Burn Notice
Chuck
Cover Me
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven
Crusoe
Flipper
Journeyman
Knight Rider
My Own Worst Enemy
Peacemakers
Prison Break
She Spies
Standoff
Team Knight Rider
Tequila and Bonetti
Vanished

My choices
Chuck
She Spies
Tequila and Bonetti
Team Knight Rider
Cover Me
Blankslate

The best shows you are not watching or not watching enough of

Hey all! Happy Belated New Year! My computer got a virus so I have been indisposed for a while and have been unable to write any blogs…until now. While on my hiatus, I caught up on some television viewing and rekindled my love affair for the shows I lost time to watch and found new loves of those I haven’t seen before. Here’s a list. First up,

Damages

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DAMAGES is a legal thriller set in the world of New York City high-stakes litigation. The series follows the turbulent lives of Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) the nation’s most revered and reviled high-stakes litigator and her bright, ambitious protégé Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) as they become embroiled in a class action lawsuit targeting the allegedly corrupt Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson), one of the country’s wealthiest CEOs. As Patty battles with Frobisher and his attorney Ray Fiske (Željko Ivanek) Ellen Parsons will be front and center witnessing just what it takes to win at all costs, as it quickly becomes clear that lives, as well as fortunes, may be at stake.

This show is gritty, cutthroat and dirty. I love it! It basically takes women, throws them in the shark tank of crime, money laundering and good ole’embezzlement and, shows that women can be just as devious(maybe even more) and dangerous as men are. It shows us the high stakes and dangerous world of the high-powered lawyers. The show just started it’s second season so, there is only the first season to catch up on. It airs Wednesdays at 10e/9c. If you miss it, remember you can always check out sites like Hulu or FX. The home site has the complete first season that you can watch for free!

Dexter
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Dexter is a television drama series based on the novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay and adapted for television by Emmy Award-winning screenwriter James Manos, Jr., who wrote the pilot episode. Set in Miami, the series centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a serial killer governed by an ambiguous moral code who works for the Miami Metro Police Department as a blood spatter analyst.

One of my absolute favorite shows on TV right now. I summarize “Dexter” as a blood splatter analysis by day and serial killer by night. Well,he is a serial killer to some extent. He justifies his killings as “wrongs made right”. He preys on the pedophiles, rapists and anyone that has done something wrong to someone or something innocent. I personally, don’t know many people that have heard of this show or even seen a preview. It mostly comes from the show being on Showtime and not many people subscribe to this channel. Fear not! There are many sites you can catch up on these thrilling shows. Enjoy!!

The Secret Life of An American Teenager
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Amy and Ben are just your normal high school couple, except she’s having a baby (and it’s not his). Super-Christian Grace thought she and Jack were for keeps, but then he cheated on her with wild-child Adrian Lee. This threw Grace into the arms of bad-boy Ricky (the father of Amy’s baby). As secrets and scandals begin to surface at Grant High, with they bring the students and their families together – or tear them apart?

I stumbled on this show one night channel surfing. Watched the two episodes that aired and, I’ve been hooked ever since. This is also in its second season so I’ve been busy catching up on season one, you won’t be disappointed. ABC Family has clips of season one and some of this season is up on it’s main site.

Mad Men
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Set in 1960s New York, the sexy, stylized and provocative AMC drama Mad Men follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising, an ego-driven world where key players make an art of the sell. The series revolves around the conflicted world of Don Draper (Hamm), the biggest ad man (and ladies man) in the business, and his colleagues at the Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency. As Don makes the plays in the boardroom and the bedroom, he struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels. The series also depicts authentically the roles of men and women in this era while exploring the true human nature beneath the guise of 1960s traditional family values.

Okay. For a big laugh and some interesting night-time TV viewing check out My Big Redneck Wedding. It airs on CMT and the website has previous full videos of the show.

Movie flashback: Howard the Duck

Happy New Year to everyone! I hope 2009 is a better year for many,including myself!
I am on vacation in New York with my dad and his flavor of the month. It’s about 11:10am on New Year’s morning and, we don’t have plans till later. I went on Hulu to check out the new content that was added over the past few days. If anyone has STILL not checked it out please do. This site has allowed viewers(U.S. viewers,not available to anyone outside the U.S. at this moment) to view free streaming video of TV shows and movies for free. Yes,it’s LEGAL! I wrote about it in my my 4 quick ways to watch tv and movie for free
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I saw that they added “Howard the Duck”. Quite a bit of people have seen this and some of the ones that haven’t either love it or absolutely hate it. I have seen this movie quite a bit when I was younger. I actually like it’s campiness and the weird vibe of a talking duck, that lives his life as a playa. LOL.
I am going to post two of the comments that Hulu has gotten on this movie over the past few days.

Disgraceful
This film is an abomination. The lowest form of crap. It is not just the bottom of the barrel, it is below the barrel. The bottom of the barrel is on top of it. I am shocked that so many people actually enjoy this horrible film. It is a disgrace to the name of filmmaking. Anyone who likes this film is an idiot. No offense, but they clearly have no idea what a good film is. Anyone who has a brain cell in their head will definately hate this film. Do not waste your time.

Or this lovely person that has written a letter to Hulu about them advertise the recent added of the film to their banner. Dearest letter writer:
Hulu advertises ALL TV shows and movies they add to the site on their banner!

Here’s a letter I just sent to HULU:
Dearest Hulu:
I know that convincing owners of content to allow you to post through your portal has been a tough sell, as evidence by the overall quality and quantity of the movies available.
However, even though a relatively new addition, it’s not a really good idea to be hyping the fact that you just added “Howard the Duck” into rotation.
Why? Its one of the worst movies ever made….its almost as bad as Ed Wood’s “Plan 9 from Outer Space” (but not as campy fun)
1. It isn’t going to get current hulu subscribers excited. It won’t be rallying “the base”
2. It certainly isn’t going to serve as incentive to convince new users to subscribe
3. Hyping HTD has the brief whiff of desperation about it. Perception is Reality.
I love hulu, and can’t wait for content creators to catch up with you!

People are entitled to their opinions and views of any movie or tv show put on there. Why do people think they were FORCED to watch the content that Hulu has so graciously allowed us to view? The content on there may not be recent especially, if you want to view movies and maybe,the list of movies to watch is a little sparse and B-rated like “The Toxic Avenger”, “Bloody Mallory” or “The Thing”. That was the 80’s! The movies that were made and produced for the 80’s is what it is. I can name quite a few of them that I sat and watched. It might not have seemed silly or stupide them, but they are made the 80’s an era of ” I can’t believe I used to watch that!” or ” What was I thinking when I wore that”?.
I talked about “The Pirate Movie” in an earlier post that I liked and, I watched it again a few days ago and I laughed to myself, thinking why did I like this movie? I look at it now and, the acting wasn’t great, the dancing was sub par and the storyline was corny…but I still LOVE it! What other era can you get these types of movies call it “cheesy” and say,“this is a classic” all in one sentence? We can surely thank George Lucas for this movie

Hulu Awards Week 7

Best Movie Comedy
Ghostbusters

Best Comedy TV Show
Saturday Night Live

Best Comedic Short
How To Cope With Rejection

Best Short Format Series (Non Comedy)
Pink: The Series

#2: Proposed Nominees

Best Dramatic TV Series
Chicago Hope
ER
Party of Five
Picket Fences
The Riches

Best Dramatic Movie
Broken Arrow
Sleepless in Seattle
Requiem for a Dream
Behind Enemy Lines
Of Mice and Men

Best Short Format Comedy
The All for Nots
Gaytown
Douchebag
My Long Distance Relationship

#3: Exciting New Categories– This week, we’re getting cartoonish. There are four new categories, but one of them has so few eligible movies that we’re fast-tracking it past the proposed nominee stage. So, when we vote for Best Family Movie, we will be determining the actual nominees.

Best Family Movie
Dragonheart
Dunston Checks In
Hans Christian Anderson
Hercules in New York
Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie
Jumanji
The Karate Kid Movie
The Karate Kid II
The Karate Kid III
The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
SpeedRacer: The Movie

My choices:
Dragonheart
The Karate Kid Movie
The Karate Kid II

Best Anime Series
Astro Boy
Bleach
Blue Gender
Death Note
Ikki Tousen
Kiddy Grade
Moon Phase
Mr. Stain on Junk Alley
Mushi-shi
Naruto
Shikabane Hime
Speed Racer
Xxxholic

My choices:
Naruto
Speedracer
Astro Boy

Best Cartoon Series (non anime)
The Adventures of John McCain and the Straight Talk Express
American Dad
Angry Kid
Boo
Casper the Friendly Ghost
Dilbert
Exosquad
Family Guy
Futurama
Jackie Chan Adventures
The Karate Kid
King of the Hill
Mr. Patel
Pink Panther Cartoons
Problem Child
The Simpsons
Sitting Ducks
Spiderman
Wallace and Gromit: Cracking Contraptions
Woody Woodpecker(new)

My choices:
American Dad
Family Guy
The Simpsons
Woody Woodpecker

Best Animated Short All 37 shorts can be found here Hulu Animated Shorts

My choices:
The Tooth
The Unwanted Gift
My Date From Hell
Nun Fight Club

Remember you can check out all nominees for this week and the previous weeks at thehulureview. You can also cast your votes on that site of you don’t like my votes! Happy reading!

The Hulu Awards week 6

Our FINAL casts for last week’s nominations has come down to the wire. We now have to cast ONE vote for each of the categories.

Final vote for Best Competitive Reality Show
The Biggest Loser

Best Non Competitive Reality Show
America’s Most Wanted

Best Celebrity Driven Reality Show
Kitchen Nightmares

Top 5 for Best Movie Comedy
Bring It On
Ghostbusters
Jerry Maguire
Liar Liar
Raising Arizona

Top 5 for Best TV Comedy
30 Rock
The Office
Saturday Night Live
Family Guy
Kath and Kim

Top 5 for Best Comedic Short
Non Fat
Laid Off
12 Ways To Say I’m Sorry
Shaolin Delivery Boy
Dentally Disturbed

New Categories for this week!(1-4 nominees)
Best Dramatic TV Series
Another World
As The World Turns
Bones
Burn Notice
Chicago Hope
Conviction
Deadline
Dirt
The Dresden Files
Easy Money
Equal Justice
ER
Friday Night Lights
Guiding Light
Hart to Hart
House
John Doe
Kojak 2004
K-Ville
LA Dragnet
Life
Lipstick Jungle
Murder One
New Adam-12
New Dragnet
The O.C.
One Tree Hill
Party of Five
Picket Fences
Pink: The Series
The Practice
Raines
The Riches
Sons of Anarchy
The Starter Wife
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Surface
Tequila and Bonetti

My choices:
Chicago Hope
ER
Party of Five
The Practice

Best Dramatic Movie(1-5 nominees)
The Amateur
The Barbarian and the Geisha
Basic Instinct
Behind Enemy Lines
Beloved Infidel
The Best of Everything
Between Heaven and Hell
Blue Juice
Blue Steel
Broken Arrow
Buffalo Bill and the Indians
Captain from Castille
Che
Code of Silence
Cigarettes and Coffee
Finding Forrester
Flesh and Bone
For Love Of the Game
The Great Train Robbery
Hair
Hemingway’s Adventure of a Young Man
Heroes (the movie)
In The Heat of Night
In the Mix
Jailbait
Kagemusha
The Karate Kid
Khartoum
Killing Zoe
Kiss the Bride
Legends of the Fall
Lost Highway
Lost in Translation
The Madness of King George
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
The Miracle Maker
Moby Dick
Moonstruck
Nobody’s Fool
Of Mice and Men
Open Your Eyes
Pumpkin
Quest for Fire
Quills
Requiem for A Dream
Rob Roy
Saints and Soldiers
Sense and Sensibility
Sideways
Sleepless in Seattle
Spy Game
Star Maps
State Property
The Taking of Pelham One, Two, Three
Undiscovered
Von Ryan’s Express

My picks
Behind Enemy Lines
Broken Arrow
Blue Steel
Requiem for a Dream
Sleepless in Seattle

Best Short Format Comedy(1-3 nominees)
The All for Nots
Behind the Star
Carpet Bros
Dorm Life
Douchebag Beach
Gaytown
Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show
Hot hot Los Angeles
The Line
Mr. Justice and Powerful Girl
My Long Distance Relationship
Owen Benjamin Presents
The Rascal
Roadents
Squeegees
That Guy
The Writers Room

My choices:
The All for Nots
Dorm Life
Gaytown

Best Short Format Series(Non- Comedy)
30 Days of Night: Blood Trails
30 Days of Night: Dust to Dust
LG15: The Resistance
Coma
Devil’s Trade
Foreign Body
Gemini Division
The Hills Are Alive
Pink: The Series
Prom Queen
Satacracy 88

My choices:
30 Days of Night: Dust to Dust
Prom Queen
Coma
The Hills Are Alive

Happy voting!!

The Hulu Awards week 5

So,things are heating up in The Hulu Awards world. We, as panelists, have been presented with some difficult decisions. The voting has NOT gotten any easier because the categories have become filled with so many familiars that, we are finding it hard to decide. Nevertheless, it’s getting good! So here this past week’s nominations!

The breakdown are as follows:
Best Non-Competitve Reality Show
30 Days
America’s Most Wanted
Destination Truth
Queer Eyer
Pressure

Best Competitive Reality Show
The Biggest Loser
Hell’s Kitchen
Last Comic Standing
Project Runway
Top Chef

Celebrity Driven Reality Show
Clean House
The Girls Next Door
Kathy Griffin
Kitchen Nightmares
Tim Gunn’s Guide To Style

Proposed nominees for week 5
Best Movie Comedy
Bedazzled
Bring It On
Dude, Where’s My Car?
Eddie Murphy: Raw
Fever Pitch
Ghostbusters
The Girl Next Door
Jerry Macguire
Liar, Liar
A Life Less Ordinary
Men In Black
Raising Arizona
Three Amigos

My picks
Three Amigos
Raising Arizona
Men In Black
Bring It On

Best Comedy TV Show
30 Rock
Action
American Dad
Andy Barker P.I.
Arrested Development
Buffy The Vampire Slayer (is this really considered a comedy?)
Dream On
Family Guy
It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
Kath and Kim
King Of The Hill
Monk
My Name Is Earl
Newsradio
The Office
Psych
Saturday Night Live
The Simpsons
Testees
Tick

My picks
SNL
30 Rock
Family Guy
Kath and Kim
The Office

Best Comedic Short
Music For One Apartment and Six Drummers
Non Fat
Laid Off
Stricterternum
Smitten
Silencer
Walking On the Wild Side
Shaolin Delivery Boy
12 Ways to Say I’m Sorry
Fool’s Gold
St. Mathurin’s School of Practical Joking
Hide
A Ninja Is For Life And Not Just For Christmas
The School
Death Star Repairman
Buried
POW
Dentally Disturbed
How To Cope With Rejection

Picks
How To Cope With Rejection
Non Fat
Laid Off
Shaolin Delivery Boy
Dentally Disturbed

You can all vote for these categories and review past categories at Hulu

The Hulu Awards Week 4

Remember ALL of these videos and clips can be watched at Hulu so,with that said, the FINAL nominees of last week’s categories were:

Best Dramatic Short
Evol
Happy
One Down
Save the Children
Rip Off

My choice:
Happy

Best Horror Movie
When A Stranger Calls
Christine
Naked Lunch
The Thing
28 Days Later

My choice:
When A Stranger Calls

Best Documentary Feature
Africa: The Serengeti
Burger town
Cosmic Voyage
Hoop Dreams
Split: A Divided America

My choice:
Split: A Divided America

The categories and nominees are as follows:

Best Competitive Reality Show(1-5 nominees)
America’s Got Talent
America’s Toughest Jobs
American Gladiators
Battle Dome
The Biggest Loser
Celebrity Apprentice
Deal or No Deal
Fight Girls
Hell’s Kitchen
Last Comic Standing
Make Me A Supermodel
The Moment of Truth
Ninja Warrior
Paradise Hotel 2
Project Runway
The Search for the next Elvira
Temptation Island
Top Chef
Top Design

My top 5:
Project Runway
Top Chef
American Gladiators
The Biggest Loser
Hell’s Kitchen

Best Non-Competitive Reality Show
30 Days
America’s Most Wanted
The Baby Borrower’s
Beer Nutz
Cops
Destination Truth
Ghost Hunters
Ghost Hunters International
Making News, Savannah Style
Million Dollar Listing
Pressure Cook
Queer Eye
The Real Housewives of Orange County
Scare Tactics
Snapped
Whose Wedding is it Anyway?

My top 5:
Snapped
America’s Most Wanted
Cops
Destination Truth
The Baby Borrowers

Best Celebrity Driven Reality Show
Clean House
Dr. 90210
Flipping Out
The Girls Next Door
Hey Paula
Kathy Griffin
Keeping Up With The Kardashians
Kitchen Nightmares
Myles of Style
Snoop Dogg’s Fatherhood
Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style
Tori and Dean
Uncorked
Work Out

My top 5:
Tori and Dean
Kitchen Nightmares
Dr. 90210
The Girls Next Door
Keeping Up With The Kardashians

The Hulu Awards week 3!

Before I get started on this weeks’ nominees, I will try and break down the nomination process that was thought of by the creator of these awards. Each of the panelists chooses their nominees for the categories. We email our choices to the creator. He, then, takes the ones that were nominated the most, put them in a category and we vote for the top 5. Then, we take that five into consideration and pick the best ONE out of that group! For example, in the Sports Programming category the final 5 are American Gladiators, Firsthand, NHL, Ninja Warrior and A Shot at Glory. My final pick was American Gladiators of course! Seems simple enough right? The process is a lot longer and tedious than I originally thought.
Sports was hard because I’m not that big of a sports fan and I found it hard to watch some of the clips! This was week 1. I will keep you updated on the previous winners as well, as soon as the winners are announced!

Now. This weeks’ categories. These are just movies that are on Hulu. They range from fairly recent to really old movies, you will see what I am talking about in just a moment.

Best Horror movie(1-4 nominees)

28 Dyas Later
Amityville II: The Possesion
Bloody Mallory
Brutual: The Black Water Valley Killer
The Car
Christine
Curse of Alcatraz
The Curve
Dark Fields: Farmer Brown
Dressed to Kill
Drive Thru
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield
Horror Express
The Island of Dr. Moreau
Naked Lunch
Near Dark
Nine Lives
Parents
The Thing
The Toxic Avenger
When A Stranger Calls

My picks were
28 Days Later
When A Stranger Calls
Amityville II: The Possession
Christine

Best Documentary Feature(1-3 nominees)
Split: A Divided America
Crawford
Hoop Dreams
Africa: The Serengeti
Australia: The Land Before Time
Bears
Burger Town
Cosmic Voyage
Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia
Fighter Pilot: Operations Red Flag
The Great American West
The Greatest Places
Ocean Oasis
Search for the Great Sharks
Koyaanisqatsi
Jackass 2.5
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
One funny Hick-spanic
The Original Latin Divas of Comedy
The Payaso Comedy Slam
Heart of Geauxld: The Story of the 2007 LSU Fighting Tigers
Paul Mooney’s: Analyzing White America
Storefront Hitchcock
The Pride of the Yankees

My choices
Split: A Divided America
Dinosaurs: The Giants of Patagonia
Search for Great Sharks

The last category was very VERY hard. We do watch every clip to decide on our favorite. In this category. I looked at every title and watched the ones that interested me by the title alone. Needless to say, there was a lot of ones I didn’t like.

Best Dramatic Short

Hulu All 37 choices are there. I chose:
Happy(which begs the question, How well do we really know the ones closest to us?)
Between the Flags(How many people does it take to start a riot?) This was suppose to be a comedic short, dramedy,if you will.
Not What I Expected(twisted and musical view about online dating)

Also, check out Matt’s blog Thehuluman
He got us all started with this and asked a select group people to be apart of the first online video awards process!!