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Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.
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It’s all come down to this. In a year of potential surprises you might end up being that lucky person who predicts the night’s biggest upset! Here is your chance ...
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Thanks to Marshall for helping to do this — down the wire and up late at night. We’re very appreciative. With a few big and little changes still to come ...
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ryan, Craig and I discuss the latest in the Oscar race leading up to the ceremony, which I am attending for the first ...
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Predict the Spirit Awards here This year, there isn’t a lot of distinction between the Spirit Awards and the Oscars. This, because the industry mostly turned its back on big ...
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We will be giving away the official Oscar poster – I think this is the poster. I got it at the Academy’s headquarters but have yet opened it — to ...
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If you listen to the muggles out there in the world there is only one movie they’re talking about and it’s American Sniper. Granted, it’s probably the only movie nominated ...
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The Hollywood Reporter polled “hundreds” of Oscar voters to find out their screening habits. I’m not surprised that the film most saw in the theater was Boyhood – because the ...
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Made by Women and Hollywood. The best advocate for women and women of color in the Oscar race is Women and Hollywood’s Melissa Silverstein. It isn’t easy standing up for ...
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Scott Feinberg talks to an Academy voter who reveals her true opinions. As someone on the receiving end of a letter by an Academy voter, these two sound like they ...
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We live in era where every journalist and every news site is click-bait hungry. They’re looking for any controversy to draw readers, drive comments and jack up traffic. At what ...
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When I look at how Oscar race 2014 turned out I see the worst case scenario, almost, all the way down the line. Every bad thing that could happen did ...
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One thing I do love about this film is its focus on the female character, Jane Hawking. While it would have been great if Jane Hawking had chosen a female ...
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Gold Derby is paying out a cool $1,000 for the winner of this year’s Oscar prediction contest. Head on over to play. Tom O’Neil who runs Gold Derby asked me ...
The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

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On Saturday I will attend the Spirit Awards. The next day I’m going to the Oscars. I think I have a dress. I have earrings and I’m watching lots of ...
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It’s an interesting thing, awards season. It is never to be taken all that seriously, we get that. It does, by no means, declare anything or mean anything except to ...
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Predictably, the cinematographers at the ASC gave their top prize to Emmanuel Lubezki after winning it last year for Gravity. Lubezki too Gravity all the way to Oscar and now ...
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“I talked to my friends in the Academy and none of them are voting for Boyhood,” an Academy member told me. Actually, I don’t think of him as an Academy ...
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The Writers Guild will be held tonight. We will be updating the winners as they come in. The first thing you need to know about the WGA awards tonight is ...
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The end has come at last. The ballots are due on Tuesday though most voters have likely turned in their ballots. There is no turning around now. As we all ...
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When I saw the news that David Carr died it came as a brief notification on my iphone. When I touched my phone screen it disappeared. What could the New ...

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