The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet
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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet

The old days of Oscar watching made it much easier for a contender to sneak…

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The State of the Race: Ten Things We Know About the Oscar Race Already
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The State of the Race: Ten Things We Know About the Oscar Race Already

The Hollywood Film Awards launched the awards race for the muggles – that is, it…

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The State of the Race: In a Wide Open Race, Advocacy Rules the Day
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The State of the Race: In a Wide Open Race, Advocacy Rules the Day

Two films were shown at AFI Fest. One, Selma which had mostly dropped off the…

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The State of the Race: Of Gone Girls, Lost Boys, and Galaxies Far, Far Away
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The State of the Race: Of Gone Girls, Lost Boys, and Galaxies Far, Far Away

The lost boys that crowd Oscars 2015 have no real qualities to be leaders or…

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The State of the Race:  Will Late Breakers Change the Game?
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The State of the Race: Will Late Breakers Change the Game?

The air in Los Angeles turned cold just as November arrived and with it the…

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The State of the Race: Hello Darkness My Old Friend
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The State of the Race: Hello Darkness My Old Friend

The State of the Race: The “Oscar Movie”
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The State of the Race: The “Oscar Movie”

“As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking.” ―…

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The State of the Race: Because Sometimes We’re Wrong
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The State of the Race: Because Sometimes We’re Wrong

Last year, David Poland did an experiment. He asked the Gurus to rank the top…

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The State of the Race: And Then There Were Women
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The State of the Race: And Then There Were Women

As the 2014/2015 Oscar race begins to take shape, pundits are circling the possibilities.  They…

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The State of the Race: What We Talk About When We Talk About Consensus
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The State of the Race: What We Talk About When We Talk About Consensus

As we head into awards season, it’s a good time to start talking about the…

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