The 85th annual Academy Awards are sure to be a big night, honoring the best and brightest movies of the past year. You’ve got everything set up for an awesome Oscars party: drinks, snacks, a fun betting pool and loads of attendees. There’s just one problem; you don’t know when the Oscars start?
Moviefone is here to provide you with all the handy information you need, ensuring that you don’t miss… Continue reading When Are the Oscars? 2013 Academy Awards Start Time
Aside from the Oscar nominations themselves, the most important development in the Oscar race this week was, of course, the Eddie nominations, from the American Cinema Editors.
Wait, what about the Golden Globes? The Critics’ Choice Awards? The BAFTA nominations for the British Academy Awards? Aren’t they big deals?
Nope, not this year, not when it comes to their value as tools to predict who’ll win Oscars.
The Academy’s decision this year to… Continue reading Oscars 2013: Which Precursor Prizes Matter?
After the Oscar contenders were announced this week, emotions ran high. You might have experienced various sensations — shock, excitement, sadness.
However, if you haven’t seen any of the films yet and are worried where to start, no problem. Luckily, your cineaste Moviefone editors are here for you this awards season. In the lead up to the Oscars, you’re going to hear a lot of things — some good, some great… Continue reading Oscars Nominations 2013: Moviefone Staff Picks For This Year's Best Picture Flicks
The Golden Globes have long been considered the lesser of the two big annual film awards. They’re chosen by foreign journalists who have little reason to hold much influence, and these members tend to be criticized for being starstruck when voting. They also focus on above-the-line talent rather than including specialty filmmaking crafts, have ignored documentary completely for more than three decades and once allowed the… Continue reading Oscars vs. Golden Globes: Which Nominations Got It Right This Year?
In some ways, we already know who the Academy members will choose when they announce the Oscar nominations on Jan. 10. After all, the Academy members are movie industry insiders (including producers, writers, directors, actors), and this past week, several of their professional guilds unveiled their members’ own picks for film honors.
The Producers Guild of America nominations, which tend to line up with the Oscar Best Picture nods, were announced… Continue reading Oscars 2013: The Hollywood Insiders Weigh In