Oscar Updates

Vanity Fair, and The Envelope, both have Oscar predictions apps for the iphone — because, you know, you can’t really ever have enough apps. Mashable. Unless you’re me. And then you want less, not more. Variety’s Oscar oddities has a lot of facts about the...
Posted On 07 Feb 2010

The Hurt Locker – the Military Reaction

One of the stories to emerge this year with regard to The Hurt Locker is whether or not the film is authentic and how soldiers would react to it. There have been varying accounts, not many worth reading, but this NY Times blog piece that asks for comments from soldiers gives both...
Posted On 07 Feb 2010

Even Odds for Bigelow and Cameron on HSX

The Hollywood Stock Exchange has opened up its annual Award Options. Right now, here is how it is looking. The way the Hollywood Stock Exchange works is that it simulates actual stock options for contenders. The more people who believe a certain film or performer will win, the...
Posted On 07 Feb 2010

Folding in the Reader Polls

The Huffington Post has a Best Actress slide poll where the contenders are ranked 1 through 5. Meryl Streep comes out ahead, as the number one choice. She is followed by Gabby Sidibe in second place, Sandra Bullock in third place, Carey Mulligan in fourth place and Helen Mirren...
Posted On 07 Feb 2010