2021 Academy Awards Season Calendar: When Are The Guilds Handing Out Their Prizes?

As we head into February, we're also heading into awards season 2021. You might recall, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences delayed the annual Oscars ceremony back to April this year in light of the pandemic. The window for Academy Awards eligibility has also been extended through February 28. Fortunately, if you like … Continue reading 2021 Academy Awards Season Calendar: When Are The Guilds Handing Out Their Prizes?

The Elusive Posthumous Oscar Win: A Complete History

In the nearly 100 years since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences started handing out the coveted Oscar statuette, only a relative handful of filmmakers have ever been nominated for the award. Even fewer have actually earned the title "Oscar Winner." And then there is an even smaller demographic, one encompassing those artist … Continue reading The Elusive Posthumous Oscar Win: A Complete History

The Academy Introduces New Inclusion Requirements For The Oscars

Beginning in 2024, any film with aspirations of winning Best Picture at the Oscars will need the meet a new set of inclusion requirements in order to qualify for the prestigious honor. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made the official announcement Tuesday, adding that the requisites are meant "To encourage equitable representation … Continue reading The Academy Introduces New Inclusion Requirements For The Oscars

Oscars 2020: The Complete Winners List

The 92nd Academy Awards wrapped up late last evening, thus putting a bow on the final Oscars ceremony of the 2010's. And boy were there some shockers! In a stunning upset, Bong Joon-Ho’s black comedy Parasite almost swept the 92nd Academy Awards on Sunday night, making history along the way when it became the first foreign … Continue reading Oscars 2020: The Complete Winners List

2020 Academy Awards: Predictions & Potential Spoilers

It’s Oscar night this Sunday! Whether you see the Academy Awards as Hollywood’s annual orgy of self-congratulation or a yearly celebration of outstanding achievements in a year in film, those coveted gold statues represent the most prestigious honor in the industry and the highest form of recognition a filmmaker can receive. That said, the Academy … Continue reading 2020 Academy Awards: Predictions & Potential Spoilers

Surprising Trivia & History of the Oscars

The 92nd Academy Awards were announced this morning. With the Oscars abuzz on everybody's mind at the moment, I figured now was the perfect time to look back and the storied history of the awards and remember some of the more fascinating and quirky happenings that you may or may not know. Some facts are … Continue reading Surprising Trivia & History of the Oscars

Announced: 2020 Oscar Nominations

It's January 13, which means the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have officially announced the nominees for the 92nd annual Academy Awards. As is always the case, there are some shocking snubs as well as some surprising announcements. For example, no female filmmakers were nominated in the Best Directing category. Todd Phillips’ Joker, … Continue reading Announced: 2020 Oscar Nominations

Predictions: 2020 Oscar Nominees (Final Round)

The nominations for the 92nd annual Academy Awards will officially be announced early morning on Monday, January 13, 2020. With that being just a few days away, I figured it was time to put out my third and final round of predictions for who and what will be name dropped during the announcement. Once we … Continue reading Predictions: 2020 Oscar Nominees (Final Round)

Oscars Going Hostless Again For 2020 Ceremony

After almost a year of speculation, it’s now official. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are opting to go without an official host for the 2020 Oscars telecast. This will be the second straight year that the ceremony will not have a designated personality at the helm. Karey Burke, entertainment president for ABC, … Continue reading Oscars Going Hostless Again For 2020 Ceremony

Oscars Shortlists: Academy Reveals Contenders For 9 Categories

It’s the time of year where movie fans, be they workers in the film industry or not, reflect back on the year and recognize those particularly special accomplishments. Those who are privileged enough to work in the industry are the ones who get to determine which of the year’s movies will earn statuettes at each … Continue reading Oscars Shortlists: Academy Reveals Contenders For 9 Categories