Last Call Oscar Predictions from Wonders in the Dark

Our friend Sam Juliano at Wonders in the Dark and AD’s Pierre de Plume.
Posted On 02 Mar 2014

The State of the Race: All Over But the Shouting

“I remember those cheers, They still ring in my ears, And for years they remain in my thoughts. ‘Cause one night I took off my robe, And what’d I do? I forgot to wear shorts. I recall every fall, every hook, every jab, The worst way a guy can get rid of his...
Posted On 26 Feb 2014

AwardsDaily’s 15th Annual Predict the Oscar Nominees Contest

As Iggy Pop would say, it’s all be over soon! All but the shouting anyway. Another year of Oscarwatching that started in Cannes in May then went on through Summer, through Telluride and Toronto, through the critics, and almost through the guilds. Oscar nominations are on...
Posted On 13 Jan 2014

The Wonders in the Dark 2013 Oscars Preview

Our good friend Sam Juliano visits the Boulevard Diner in New Jersey and discusses the upcoming Oscar race with his son Sammy and Dennis Polifroni.
Posted On 18 Feb 2013

Guide to Oscar Predictions — General Consensus and Potential Long Shots

I thought it might be worth combing through the Oscars category by category. What is most likely to win, what might win and what the dark horse could be.  I come at this three ways. First, what the general consensus is based on previous wins, Second, what the shifting buzz seems...
Posted On 17 Feb 2013

Another Look Back on the Eve of Apollo 13 and The Color Purple

We’ve been doing some digging to find out what people were thinking before the surprise Oscars delivered Braveheart for Apollo 13 and Out of Africa for the Color Purple. On these occasions, two directors won the DGA, weren’t nominated for Oscar, and saw their Best...
Posted On 13 Feb 2013

The State of the Race: It's Time to Get Serious

Today is the last day of balloting. By now, those who hold the key to Oscar history will have turned in their ballots, checking off those they like best. Pause to remember Sally Field’s acceptance speech (at this moment, you like me), and Luis Bu√±uel’s rejection of...
Posted On 22 Feb 2011

Oscar Predictions Around the Web

Here is a list of those I’m aware of. If you have your own link, please feel free to drop it down. Roger Ebert Steve Pond, The Wrap Kris Tapley, In Contention Katey Rich, Cinemablend Tom O’Neil and Pete Hammond, The Envelope Erik Childress, Cinematical Scott Feinberg,...
Posted On 01 Feb 2010

Awards Daily Sultans 2.0 Predictions Chart

Last year we initiated The Awards Daily Sultans, an informal gang of prognOscarcating nomads recruited and sometimes abducted from the ranks of our regular readers. It got way out of hand with pages and pages of interlocking charts, and as many as 10 ranked nominees per category....
Posted On 21 Feb 2009

INT – BEDROOM – NIGHT, Revolutionary Road

For many of us, the Academy’s neglect of Revolutionary Road this year was nearly as painful as the red ropes they strung up to keep The Dark Knight out of the Champagne Room. Happily, the lack of a BP nomination doesn’t make it any less a masterpiece. Sam Mendes is...
Posted On 20 Feb 2009