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By Tom O’Neil, GoldDerby

Attention other Oscar bloggers: While discussing historic precedents that may (or may not) apply to the Oscar smackdown between “Argo” and “Lincoln,” you’re forgetting to account for a key difference between this year’s derby and 1995.

Everywhere, Oscarologists are reminding us that “Apollo 13″ won PGA, SAG Ensemble (just like “Argo”) and DGA back in those days, then lost Best Picture to “Braveheart,” but they’re not recalling the… Continue reading Bogus Oscars Comparison: Why 'Argo' Isn't 'Apollo 13'

alcatraz

Image Credit: Wendy Redfern/Getty Images

Is Alcatraz the next Lost? You can’t help asking the question. The show comes from Bad Robot productions, home of Lost co-creator J. J. Abrams. The Alcatraz showrunner is iconic Lost writer Elizabeth Sarnoff. One of the show’s stars — arguably the biggest name attached, depending on how often you rewatch Jurassic Park — is Jorge… Continue reading ‘Alcatraz’ producer on ‘Lost’ comparison: ‘We totally embrace it.’