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My 2012-2013 Oscar Predicitons – Part 5: The Results

February 24, 2013

Another year, another Oscars.  Seth MacFarlene was okay.  He had some good stuff, he had some jokes that just fell flat.  His opening with Shatner was… pretty dumb, honestly.  But his Sound of Music joke was quite funny, so some ups and downs. But man, were there ever a lot of men with long white […]

My 2012-2013 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

January 27, 2013

Now I finish my predictions with the “big 6”: the acting categories, director and of course Best Picture. BEST PICTURE: Amour (Sony Pictures Classics), Margaret Menegoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka and Michael Katz, Producers Argo (Warner Bros.), Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers Beasts of the Southern Wild (Fox Searchlight), Dan Janvey, Josh […]

My 2012-2013 Oscar Predictions – Part 3: The Story Aspects

January 27, 2013

The third part of the predictions involves the storytelling through screenplays, editing, and then I threw in cinematography and the music categories just so they fit somewhere. Lets take a look! ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Amour, Written by Michael Haneke Django Unchained, Written by Quentin Tarantino Flight, Written by John Gatins Moonrise Kingdom, Written by Wes Anderson […]

My 2012-2013 Oscar Predictions – Part 2: The Technicals

January 26, 2013

These next categories are usually the categories I am most interested in when watching the Oscars, because they can have a tendancy to honour films that would usually be overlooked in the more prominent categories. These are the categories which focus on the video and audio details of the film. VISUAL EFFECTS: The Hobbit: An […]

My 2012-2013 OScar Predictions – Part 1: The Outliers

January 24, 2013

This has been an interesting crop of nominees for the 2012-2013 Oscars.  Its time for my fourth annual set of predictions.  As always, I will be discussing my picks for the awards over four posts, and the I will write up a fifth posts after the awards show with the results. Part 1: The Outliers […]