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Oscar Podcast #34: Post-Oscar Nomination Reactions, Controversy

In Oscar Podcast #34, recorded Sunday, January 17th I am joined by Gold Rush Gang members Kenneth Polischuk and Evan Kost to comb over what got snubbed (Carol!) and what overperformed (Room, The Revenant). We run down our predictions in all of the top categories (who’s the frontrunner – Spotlight? The Revenant? The Big Short?) and talk about the exhaustive research …

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2016 Oscar Nominations: Who Soared, Who Sunk; Why Are Race, Sexuality and Gender Still An Issue?

  The nominations are in and The Revenant mauled the competition with an astonishing 12 nominations today. The survival epic dominated, earning nominations in Best Picture, Best Director (Alejandro G. Iñárritu), Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Best Supporting Actor (Tom Hardy). It’s only major miss was in Adapted Screenplay (more on that later) and it was ineligible for Original Score …

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2016 Oscars: Trivia and Stats and Fun Facts

  Carol is the first film in history to be nominated for Best Picture and Best Director at The Golden Globes and BAFTA plus win one of those awards at LAFCA, NYFCC or NSFC and then be snubbed in both categories at the Oscars. Ex Machina is the lowest budgeted film ($15M), adjusted for inflation, to receive a Visual Effects nomination. …

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Ang Lee, John Krasinski, Guillermo del Toro to announce Oscar Nominations

GUILLERMO DEL TORO, JOHN KRASINSKI, ANG LEE JOIN ACADEMY PRESIDENT CHERYL BOONE ISAACS FOR OSCARS® NOMINATIONS IN 24 CATEGORIES GLOBAL LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE AT OSCARS.ORG/LIVE LOS ANGELES, CA – Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee will announce the 88th Academy Awards® nominations in all 24 Oscar® categories at a special two-part live news conference on …

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