Red Carpet Open Thread….
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Saying Goodbye to Oscars 2012 and Thanks
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Saying Goodbye to Oscars 2012 and Thanks

My Oscar year started on the French riviera. It was cold and raining. Without the…

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Announcing Our Grand Prize
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Announcing Our Grand Prize

Vintage Photo Tribute to Emmanuelle Riva
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Vintage Photo Tribute to Emmanuelle Riva

New York Magazine brings out some lovely photos of the 85 year-old Riva. After the…

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Walter Kirn Pretty Much Nails It
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Walter Kirn Pretty Much Nails It

Oh, the beauty of the an illusion.  Once you pull away the curtain you know…

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The Curse of the Winner
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The Curse of the Winner

[disclaimer: this and everything posted on this website written by me is my opinion, my…

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The Industry so far, not the Oscars
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The Industry so far, not the Oscars

It’s gotten to a point where every award won counts as “the Oscars.” Oscar turned…

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Oscar Bits and Bites
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Oscar Bits and Bites

–>Nate Silver takes a crack at Oscar predictions by offering up the general consensus. He…

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The State of the Race: Who Controls the Academy Awards?
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The State of the Race: Who Controls the Academy Awards?

It’s been a rough year for Zero Dark Thirty fans, a rougher year for Lincoln…

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50 Psychics Predict Lincoln to win Best Picture
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50 Psychics Predict Lincoln to win Best Picture

Since it’s such a wide open Oscar race, since nothing like this has happened quite…

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Brutally Honest Oscar Ballot
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Brutally Honest Oscar Ballot

Scott Feinberg went and hung out with a prickly director who gave him his honest…

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Dear Academy: Consider the Women Directors
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Dear Academy: Consider the Women Directors

One thing we know about the industry now is that they prefer their women naked…

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All of the Stats I know to be True for Oscars 2012
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All of the Stats I know to be True for Oscars 2012

When Argo wins Best Picture it will be the weakest Best Picture winner since 1932’s…

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84 Years of Best Picture Winners
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84 Years of Best Picture Winners

Hat tip, ROS The list, after the cut.  Most are “pretty good” but what you…

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Ceremony Taking Shape for 85th Academy Awards
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Ceremony Taking Shape for 85th Academy Awards

The performers have been named to help us celebrate the musicals from the past decade:…

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Ballots Closed, and Now a Word from Your Sponsors
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Ballots Closed, and Now a Word from Your Sponsors

The Oscar race is to muggles mostly a beautiful illusion. We all cheer the gods…

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Clumsy, Outdated Narrative Keeps Presenting Lincoln as Frontrunner
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Clumsy, Outdated Narrative Keeps Presenting Lincoln as Frontrunner

Even now, as Argo has won every major award heading into the race, when not…

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Oscar bits and bites
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Oscar bits and bites

Many films delved into history this year but only film actually changed it.  After seeing…

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Poll – Pick the Most Unpredictable Category
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InfoGraphic Oscars App
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InfoGraphic Oscars App