Archive for Academy Awards

2013 Oscar Nominees & Predictions

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6:16 pm

The 2013 Oscar nominees were announced on the morning of January 10th, and now the frenzy over awards season can officially begin. While ceremonies such as the Golden Globes and BAFTA precede it, there’s little doubt that the Academy Awards show is the pinnacle. On February 24th, the Hollywood elite will arrive at the Dolby [...]

Complete List of Academy Awards Hosts

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 2:50 pm

The following is a complete list of Academy Awards hosts and Oscar hosts throughout the years. You’ll no doubt see a number of recognizable names, as well as a few that remain a mystery. That’s why I’ve included a little information about each one, plus the years in which they served as host. With each [...]

2012 Oscar Winners

Monday, February 27, 2012 at 10:28 am

2012 Oscar Winners The 84th annual Academy Awards were held last night in Hollywood, and it was the perfect time to either be French or have an abiding love for the city of Paris. That’s because The Artist and Hugo–each set in the City of Light–walked away with five awards apiece. After decades of snide [...]

Predictions for the 2012 Academy Awards

Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 12:21 pm

It’s time for my 2012 Oscar predictions, as Hollywood’s most-watched annual event will be taking place on Sunday, February 26th. Hosted for the ninth time by Billy Crystal, the 84th Academy Awards ceremony promises an evening filled with winners, losers, and lots of questionable fashion decisions. Oddly enough, Hollywood’s top awards are dominated by a [...]

2011 Oscar Winners

Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 11:01 pm

The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony just wrapped up, and we have all the 2011 Oscar winners listed below. Tinseltown’s biggest event of the year took place at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, its home since 2002. James Franco and Anne Hathaway served as the hosts, and the evening was accompanied by all the expected [...]

2011 Oscar Nominee Summary

Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 6:43 pm

Many people tune in to the Oscars to root for a few favorite films, while the rest of the nominees are nothing more than names flashed on the screen. I hope to remedy this by presenting a one-sentence description of all the major contenders, from Best Picture all the way to Best Documentary. While many [...]

Betting Odds for the 2011 Oscars

Monday, February 21, 2011 at 10:34 am

Betting Odds for the 2011 Oscars If you’re the type of person who bets on everything in order to “make it more interesting,” you should find this article about betting odds for the 2011 Oscars to be of interest. That’s right, folks, handicappers around the globe have examined the merits of everyone from Christian Bale [...]

2011 Oscar Nominations – 2011 Academy Award Predictions

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 10:03 am

Early this morning, the 2011 Oscar nominations were read aloud by last year’s Best Supporting Actress winner, Mo’Nique, and the oddly attired Academy president, Tom Sherak. The King’s Speech led the pack with 12 nominations, while critical darlings the Coen brothers picked up 10 nominations for their remake of True Grit. Third place went to [...]

Oscar Predictions 2011

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 11:33 am

It’s time for Oscar predictions 2011, as the 83rd Academy Awards are right around the corner. The big event occurs on February 27th, 2011, while the nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 25th. This year’s hosts for Hollywood’s biggest award show will be James Franco and Anne Hathaway, a first for both. Here’s hoping [...]

Best Quotes from 2010 Oscars

Monday, March 8, 2010 at 1:16 pm

As part of our coverage of the 82nd Academy Awards, I now present a little post called Best Quotes from 2010 Oscars. I was hoping to be able to stack this article will all sorts of heartfelt thanks and clever quips from Oscar recipients, but the ceremony itself was lackluster when it came to memorable [...]