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What About the Gadget Oscars?


I am sure you've noticed I've been in Oscar mode, wondering what gadget-filled flicks will take home the golden statues this weekend, but what about awards for all the funny gadget moments in movies? Tech Digest is putting together a great faux Movie Gadget Oscars list that I couldn't help but share. They are asking for reader help, so if you feel compelled, you can share your picks.

  1. Most Gratuitous Gadget Product Placement: Note, Casino Royale is as much a shoe-in for this award as Mirren is for the Best Actress category in the real world.
  2. Most iPoddable Soundtrack: Which film had the best choons this year? Which considering Dreamgirls has three of the five Best Song nominations in the real Oscars, and the Crazy Frog bio-pic has yet to be released, should be an easy choice.
  3. Achievement in HD-worthy Explosions: This is the proper award for special effects. Meaty fireballs are the reason we bought our HD tellies. Well, that and the football. If someone contrives an enormous explosion in a football movie, they win this gong by default.


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