Oscars 2013… And the Nominations are…

Oscar-NominationOscars 2013… And the Nominations are….

Love or hate the Oscars, the announcement of the annual Academy Awards is still one of the biggest events in the calendar for everyone connected with the film industry, both on the inside and outside. Pouring scorn over the Academy’s annual glaring omissions has become something of online tradition for film critics and film fans.  Read more of this post

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Results from the 84th Academy Awards

Results from the 84th Academy Awards

Best Motion Picture Of The Year

Winner – The Artist (dir. Michel Hazanavicius)

Nominees – The Help (dir. Tate Taylor), Hugo (dir. Martin Scorsese), The Descendants (dir. Alexander Payne), Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (dir. Stephen Daldry), Midnight In Paris (dir. Woody Allen), The Tree Of Life (dir. Terrence Malick), Moneyball (dir. Bennett Miller), War Horse (dir. Stephen Spielberg) Read more of this post

Oscar Nominations 2012 – In Full

So, here are the nominations for what the academy deems worthy of a mention for this year’s ceremony. The Artist appears to be in the lead for some grand plaudits, but who knows what’ll happen. There have been some surprises in the past. (Million Dollar Baby, anyone!). Anyway, Billy Crystal’s back in charge for the show on 26th February 2012. What/who do you think is gonna nab the gold man this year? Read more of this post

The Oscar nominations 2012

The Oscar nominations 2012

Did the Academy get them right or wrong?

In an unprecedented move by the Academy, the Oscars nominations have been announced at 5:30 am in L.A. They were announced by Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and broadcast live all around the internet. Internet reaction to the list went viral minutes afterwards and will continue for some-time to come. Presumably, only the most dedicated film fans State-side will have set their alarm clocks to see the announcement, most people on the West coast will be sleeping whilst everyone in other time zones ponder the Oscar nominations hot off the press, forming their own opinion as to whether the Academy got it right or wrong.  Read more of this post