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Oscar Haiku Book Giveaway!

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We’re giving away a book pack for our AwardsDaily giveaway.  To get the pack, please write a haiku of this silly season.  Remember, they are five syllables, then seven, then five!  We are giving away Matt Zoller Seitz’ new Wes Anderson book, Robert Osborne’s Oscar book, Karina Longworth’s Meryl Streep book and the Stanley Kubrick archives.  All together! We will pick two winners for this delightful package. I’ll start. It’s way…

Annual Golden Globes Haiku and Contest

Annual Golden Globes Haiku and Contest

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AD makes haikus Clever words strung together. Let’s see what you do. A Haiku is defined by three lines. The first line has five syllables. The second line has seven syllables and the third line has five syllables. Ideally, these represent three separate thoughts that tie in together. The winner of this contest editor of AwardsDaily, will be winning a copy of five of the Golden Globe nominated films. These…

Pre-Nominations Oscar Haiku

Pre-Nominations Oscar Haiku

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What do you hope to see happen on Thursday?  We’re giving away the Django Unchained soundtrack for the best haiku. Or you can just enter for fun.  I’ll start.  Five syllables, seven syllables, five syllables. Got it. Friends with a rabbit. Elwood P. Dowd was his name. Please nom Dowd named Ann! Too many actors. Leo, Christoph, Samuel L? The D. is silent. Oh God no Lincoln. From his desk…

13th Annual Golden Globes Haiku!

13th Annual Golden Globes Haiku!

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As you know you must stick to the format — and that is three lines, with 5, 7, 5 syllables in each respectively.  Five for the first line, seven for the second and then five again for the third.  We will select three winners.   I’ll start. Who cares if you lose, But winning is everything. Still only a Globe. Who needs dialogue Love and a bit with a dog….

Haiku Giveaway Winner: cineJAB

Haiku Giveaway Winner: cineJAB

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Rigorous wordplay Turns adversity to verse; Squabbles sound sweeter. My favorite thing about haiku contests is how they ask that we carefully consider our wording so all the clashing opinions find the same rhythm in a harmonious chorus. I was supposed to choose a few of the best Haiku to highlight when the giveaway winners were announced. But, you know, 95% of the entrants were so great I would’ve had…

Ballot Mailing

Oscar Ballots Out Today – FYC Haiku and Giveaway

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It’s all come down to this, Oscar watchers. We are entering the fertile period where implantation has either taken place or not. If it has, there will be nominations aplenty.¬† In honor of the day, as is tradition around here, we will send out an Oscar FYC in the of the haiku, the 5 syllable, 7 syllable, 5 syllable variety. Tomorrow we will randomly choose a winner who will get…

Day Before the Oscars Haiku

Day Before the Oscars Haiku

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We’re all a little worse for the wear this year. But let’s try to perk ourselves up with a little Haiku. A haiku is a non-rhymed verse genre.There are 5 syllables in the first sentence, 7 in the second and 5 again in the last sentence I’ll start. The game must be changed, That’s the people’s battle cry. But not the actors’. Soldiers cry real tears. Don’t make movies about…

Day Before the Oscar Noms Haiku

Day Before the Oscar Noms Haiku

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The haiku is an Awards Daily/Oscarwatch tradition. The haiku is a three line, seventeen syllable poem, with perfect thoughts per line and each line containing the syllable pattern: 5, 7, 5. I’ll start. AD fight to death, Sandra versus Meryl Streep, who would rather kiss. Make the connection, Is it dances with Na’vi? Why so beautiful? Horse cocks and giggles, Best picture is in the loop, Too bad it won’t…

4th Annual Globes Haiku

4th Annual Globes Haiku

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It’s an annual tradition by now. We like to do Haiku twice. Once for the Globes and once for Oscar. The Haiku for this will follow the 5,7,5 syllable pattern and ideally each line is its own little thought. I’ll start. Avatar gets Hurt Golden Globes settles the score Queen will beat the king Too bad no Scarjo. Who will wear the pretty dress? And low cut neckline. Drink and…

Oscar Haiku, The End is Nigh (sticky)

Oscar Haiku, The End is Nigh (sticky)

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More Haiku from Clarence: Ask America – Did anyone see the nominees for this year? Young and fresh… Oscars Travel down the garden path A bit desperate Actors perform in The year of the biopic Uninspiring Three lines. Five syllables, seven syllables, five syllables No Mickey Rourke speech If Harvey Milk wins tonight But Sean will show up. All eyes are on Bill, Can his brilliance save Oscar? If not,…