Steve Pond’s Everything you Need to Know about Oscar Ballot Voting

Good thing Steve Pond covers the Oscar race. The Wrap’s awards journo no dives right in.
Posted On 12 Feb 2014

Tight Race for Best Song

Who knew that the Best Song category would turn into such a contentious mess? On the one hand you have the frontrunner, Idnina Menzel’s masterful Let it Go, which not only does everything a Best Song is supposed to do – thread through the narrative of the story,...
Posted On 12 Feb 2014

Tom O’Neil Switches Prediction to DiCaprio for Wolf over McConoughey

In one corner, mighty Paramount’s $100 million movie with one of the world’s biggest stars and one of the most exciting films of the year.  In the other corner, the tiny Dallas Buyers Club which got made on a wing and a prayer, so lacking in funds they couldn’t...
Posted On 12 Feb 2014

Best Director: The Case for Steve McQueen

[The Case For is an annual series - we're starting with Best Director  this is not an advertorial] Someone on Twitter asked me recently why I so strongly believed that Best Director needed to be tied to Best Picture.  After all, she argued, they really are two separate things....
Posted On 12 Feb 2014