Critics Choice Awards: 12 Years a Slave, Alfonso Cuaron, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett

We’ll leave the nominees listed in this post as a reminder of who the BFCA passed over in favor of the winners (noted in * bold). BEST PICTURE American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska Saving Mr. Banks * 12 Years a Slave...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

Critics Choice tonight!

Not too far from now, the Critics Choice will begin handing out their awards. The big question is really what is going to win Best Picture. We probably won’t know for sure until the Producers Guild on Sunday. If the SAG ensemble and the Producers Guild match then the...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

Contest Winners

The winner of our Oscar contest, with 77, is: Gautam Anand Runners-up, with 75: Andrew Dean Shane Nier Daniela Y Rob Browne Tom M For the Golden Globes, the winners are Jeremy Smith Nabeel Laher Giuseppe Samela Runners-Up with 10: Ina Hark Dean Caivano Globes TV winners: Jeff...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

The State of the Race: A Wolf Crashes the Party

The early morning streets of Los Angeles were virtually empty as I drove down Wilshire towards the Academy theater. Nothing the Academy does is ever, to borrow a term my mother often uses, “half-assed.” Parking was easy. Getting into the theater, easy. A lavish breakfast spread...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

Statsgasm: Initial Predictions for the 86th Academy Awards!

By Marshall Flores Welcome to our special Oscar Nominations Day edition of Awards Daily’s Statsgasm. With the announcement of the nominees for the 86th Academy Awards a few hours ago, the final leg of yet another marathon Oscar season has commenced. If you weren’t...
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Gravity, American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave lead 86th Annual Oscar Nominations

Gravity and American Hustle today received 10 nominations apiece. 12 Years a Slave received 9 Oscar nominations. Trailing these three frontrunners, Nebraska, Dallas Buyers Club, and Captain Phillips each received 6 nominations. The Wolf of Wall Street and Her both earned 5 Oscar...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014

Oscars 2014: Nominee reactions

“I am deeply humbled by this honor and even happier to share today with Marty, Jonah, Terry as well as this entire cast and crew. “The Wolf of Wall Street” has been a passion project of mine, and I found the role to be one of the most challenging and rewarding of my career....
Posted On 16 Jan 2014