Predict the DGA

Okay, Awards Daily readers, here is your chance. This contest will be a little harder than the SAG contest because I threw in a tie-breaker or two.¬† GO FOR IT. Meanwhile Tom O’Neil has assembled a big list of people who are predicting the winners! Check it out at Gold Derby.
Posted On 27 Jan 2010

Jewish Themes in Oscar Films

The Jewish Journal here in Los Angeles is one of the most easily read papers as it seems to be everywhere, sitting there on a rack, offered up for free. An Oscar contenders and the Jews story appeared in the latest issue, written by Naomi Pfefferman cites three films up for...
Posted On 27 Jan 2010

Ed Douglas Lays it Out

Over at Coming Soon, our pal Ed Douglas has laid out his Oscar predictions – a risky endeavor before nominations come out. The nominations might go as predicted. But they might not. Any weird kink to throw the whole race off. And since there is now a month with final...
Posted On 27 Jan 2010

Ask Leo, Ask Scorsese

Part of the publicity for Scorsese’s upcoming Shutter Island is a Twitter campaign as outlined in this fearnet post: We just learned that with the upcoming release of Martin Scorsese’s¬†Shutter Island, fans of the great filmmaker — and his¬†frequen...
Posted On 27 Jan 2010

SAG Contest Winner, Randomly Chosen

By overwhelming majority, the decision was made to randomly select a winner. And thus, I went to random.org, put in the total number of winners (147) and let it decide. So, the prize goes to: Anne-Sophie! Please email me for instructions. We might run a Predict the DGA contest...
Posted On 26 Jan 2010