The Most Anticipated Movies of 2013: Looking forward to 140 films

We’ll begin with 120 titles. I hope and expect to be told I’ve forgotten some that need to be added. To make this survey more manageable, I’ve tried to divide the list roughly in half. Part One holds most of the high-profile films. Call them what you want...
Posted On 03 Mar 2013

How Many Oscar Best Picture Nominees will there be? A Poll!

We don’t know, for the second year in a row, whether there will be five or more nominees.  Voters pick five of their favorites. The Academy then counts them down using the preferential system, as they’ve done for decades.  The only difference now is that they include...
Posted On 07 Jan 2013

The Greatest Films of All Time … Directed by Women

Melissa Silverstein has put together a list of films directed by women to counteract the BFI’s top 50 best of all time. It’s a man’s man world, baby. Only real men link to her piece, as Roger Ebert did on Twitter. The others? Nada. Zip. No one is covering this...
Posted On 04 Aug 2012

Poll: Your best guess for Best Picture

The Guardian has built a slide-show listing 50 movies they claim are “strong Oscar contenders.” While a dozen or so are undeniably in the running for a Best Picture nomination, the best that can be said for most others named here is that they’re, um…...
Posted On 02 Aug 2011

Your Favorite Gay Films: 30 Years of GLBT Cinema

UPDATE: after 12 hours, here’s how the first 700 voters ranked the Top 15 Gay Films of the past 3 decades. With 170 titles on the poll, check out your choices for the Top 50 GLBT Films of the past 30 years. Since this list kept growing the longer I fiddled with it, you can...
Posted On 24 Mar 2011

Best Picture Poll

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Posted On 24 Feb 2011

Readers Poll: Best Supporting Actress & Actor Oscar

While many of the major categories have been dominated by early front-runners for weeks, the Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress roles have maintained a more exciting balance of neck-and-neck rivalries. Some of the biggest Oscar surprises are typically reserved for winners in...
Posted On 06 Jan 2011

AD Readers Poll: Predict the Oscar screenplays

Choose the 10 screenplays you think the Academy will nominate (not your own personal favorites). Cast your votes after the cut.
Posted On 05 Jan 2011

AD Readers Poll: Predict Best Director

You know the drill. It’s all about which 5 directors you think the Academy will choose. Ballot after the cut.
Posted On 22 Dec 2010

AD Readers Poll: Predict Best Actor

Plowing forward with the men now. What Would Oscar Do? Choose 5 Actors after the cut.
Posted On 21 Dec 2010