That's right, folks, The Corkys are back—Ragtag's very own awards ceremony named after Corky St. Clair, the patron saint of Midwestern art. The Corkys will be announced during the Academy Awards commercial breaks, February 24. Get your votes in by that Saturday, then come watch the Academy Awards at Ragtag on Sunday the 24th for free, thanks to CenturyLink Prism and the Columbia Business Times. Should be fun.
You can vote two ways:
1. Fill out a ballot at our box office.
2. Email us your picks.
Here's how to vote by email:
Address your email to [email protected].
Title your email "Corkys."
There are 14 categories. Choose the ones you'd like to vote for and include the category number and your pick.
For example: if your favorite in the Classic Film category is Nothing But a Man, you would write "8. Nothing but a Man."
1. Best Blockbuster
Beasts of Southern Wild
Silver Linings Playbook
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
2. Best Indie Favorite
Chicken with Plums
3. Best Gentleman Actor
Jack Black in Bernie
Michael Fassbender in Shame
Joaquin Phoenix in The Master
John Hawkes in The Sessions
Denis Lavant in Holy Motors
Tim Heidecker in The Comedy
4. Best Lady Actor
Stephanie Sigman in Miss Bala
Naomi Watts in The Impossible
Tilda Swinton in We Need to Talk About Kevin
Judi Dench in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Quvenzhané Wallis in Beasts of the Southern Wild
5. Columbia Connection
Sun Don’t Shine
6. Best Draw-dropping Moment
Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie
7. Best Deleted Scene
Casa de mi Padre
8. Best Classic Film
A Trip to the Moon
Nothing But a Man
Buster Keaton & Fatty Arbuckle with the Alloy Orchestra
9. Best Documentary
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
The Rolling Stones: Charlie is My Darling
Queen of Versailles
Searching for Sugarman
10. Best Animated Feature
The Secret World of Arrietty
Chico & Rita
It’s Such a Beautiful Day
11. Best Foreign Film
Oslo, August 31
The Kid with a Bike
12. Film with the Best Musical Act
Damsels in Distress (Let’s do the Sambola!)
To Rome with Love
13. Best Scary Movie
We Need to Talk About Kevin
14. Best Ass-kicking Movie
1. The Yellow Sea
2. The Raid
4. Casa de mi Padre
And here's a list of Academy Award nominations of films that we played at Ragtag this year (See the entire list of nominations here):
Performance by an actor in a leading role
Bradley Cooper in "Silver Linings Playbook"
Joaquin Phoenix in "The Master"
Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Robert De Niro in "Silver Linings Playbook"
Philip Seymour Hoffman in "The Master"
Performance by an actress in a leading role
Jennifer Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook"
Quvenzhané Wallis in "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Naomi Watts in "The Impossible"
Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Amy Adams in "The Master"
Helen Hunt in "The Sessions"
Jacki Weaver in "Silver Linings Playbook"
Achievement in cinematography
Achievement in costume design
Achievement in production design
Achievement in directing
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" Benh Zeitlin
"Silver Linings Playbook" David O. Russell
Best documentary feature
"Searching for Sugar Man"
Achievement in film editing
"Silver Linings Playbook" Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers
Achievement in makeup and hairstyling
Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
"Anna Karenina" Dario Marianelli
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" Screenplay by Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin
"Silver Linings Playbook" Screenplay by David O. Russell
"Moonrise Kingdom" Written by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola