Horror At The Oscars: A Comprehensive History Of Nominees & Winners

Ah, yes, the fall. Such a wonderful time of year! Not only is it Mother Nature's time to shine, but Oscar season is about to kick off, bringing us a bunch of the best movies of the year. Plus, we get a months-long excuse to watch scary movies every day. Which got me thinking... Is … Continue reading Horror At The Oscars: A Comprehensive History Of Nominees & Winners

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Oscars Ratings Up From Last Year (But There’s A Catch)

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' goal heading into the 91st annual Academy Awards last week was to boost telecast railings after the numbers fell to a historic low last year. Well, it looks like the Academy succeeded, if only slightly. Variety is reporting that the Oscars telecast this year enjoyed an approximate … Continue reading Oscars Ratings Up From Last Year (But There’s A Catch)

10 Films You Forgot Were Nominated For Academy Awards

The 91st annual Academy Awards are tomorrow night and thus a lot of movie nerds, myself included, have the Oscars on the brain! Each year there are some-- shall we say-- out-of-the-box nominations that a lot of folks would not have seen coming. That is part of the fun of the night! And then time … Continue reading 10 Films You Forgot Were Nominated For Academy Awards

Mathematical Oscar Predictions Are Shockingly Accurate

The 91st Academy Awards ceremony is this Sunday and film fanatics are diligently filling out their Oscar ballots. But as any of them can tell you, researching your predictions can take time. Thankfully, there is an easier way... Math! The Hollywood Reporter's awards analyst Ben Zauzmer has compiled his eighth annual "Mathematical Oscar Predictions" in … Continue reading Mathematical Oscar Predictions Are Shockingly Accurate

5 Performances You Forgot Were Nominated For An Oscar

It is less than a week and counting to the 91st Academy Awards. There is no better time of the year to talk about Oscar-related topics. That is exactly what we are going to do all this week as we both look back at the history of Hollywood's coveted top honors as well as ahead … Continue reading 5 Performances You Forgot Were Nominated For An Oscar

2019 Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win? Who Could Win? Who Should Win?

The 91st annual Academy Awards are this Sunday, February 24th. There has been a whole lot of drama surrounding this year's Oscars, from losing its host to the Academy backpedaling on a number of controversial decisions, among other things. Still, it is business as usual for film fans. As such, it is time to start … Continue reading 2019 Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win? Who Could Win? Who Should Win?

Winners: 71st Writers Guild Awards

The Writers Guild is hosting their annual awards ceremony Sunday night, one week ahead of the Academy Awards on February 24th. It is important to note that the WGA, like most guilds in the film industry, recognize achievements in mediums outside of film as well; however, I will only include the film categories here in … Continue reading Winners: 71st Writers Guild Awards

The Academy Opts To Air All 24 Oscar Categories Live Following Backlash

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has gone back on its initial decision to push four Oscar categories-- cinematography, hair and makeup, live-action shorts and film editing-- to commercial break during the ceremony's live broadcast this coming Sunday. Via Variety, the move comes following a Thursday night meeting the Academy had with top … Continue reading The Academy Opts To Air All 24 Oscar Categories Live Following Backlash

Academy Cuts MAJOR CATEGORIES From Upcoming Oscars Broadcast

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has come under scrutiny the last number of years for various reasons regarding its annual broadcast of the Oscars ceremony. The mounting backlash has coincided with historically low viewership, which hit an all-time low last year during the 90th Academy Awards.┬áIn an attempt to reconcile the criticism … Continue reading Academy Cuts MAJOR CATEGORIES From Upcoming Oscars Broadcast

Oscars Officially Host-less, ABC Boss Confirms

There has been quite the buzz surrounding this year's Academy Awards ceremony. In December, Kevin Hart stepped down as host following backlash for some insensitive jokes he made during a stand up special a few years ago. In the weeks since, the Academy struggled to find someone to replace the comic (and who can blame … Continue reading Oscars Officially Host-less, ABC Boss Confirms