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Inversely proportional box-office

| August 15, 2010 | 83 Comments

Not a new trend by any means, but no less depressing for its dimwit predictability: The more a movie sucks, the more people will flock to see it. 45 — The Expendables — $35 million 51 — Eat Pray Love — $24 million 68 — Scott Pilgrim vs the... (Read More)

Inception's Oscar Chances

| August 14, 2010 | 1 Comment

There are a couple of concepts to consider here when talking Inception and Oscar. The first is that the Academy are notoriously stubborn by nominating, or voting for, films the public foists upon them. We call this the "shoulds." When there is a lot of pressure, I... (Read More)

Inception and Oscar: Round Two

| August 14, 2010 | 126 Comments

Tyson from Nolanfans.com has a question for AD readers regarding Inception’s Oscar chances. There are a lot of questions and concerns about Inception’s chances in the awards season and whether the voters will embrace it as much as we think they will. No doubt it’s a truly groundbreaking and... (Read More)

“The Nose Knows” – Hathaway a Lock?

| August 13, 2010 | 90 Comments

Update: turns out that Mr. Wells did not base his prediction on the trailer, as described below (and than god for that, right?) but a reaction from a “trusted research screening informant.” We alll get loopy on the subject of Oscar potential. ¬†Trust me, I know this to be... (Read More)