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?