Awards Radar Community: What Are Your Boldest Oscar Predictions?
Tomorrow, the Academy Awards are being held. You know, in case you somehow weren’t aware. You’ve seen my Oscar predictions, I’m sure, but today, that’s not the focus. Today, it’s about you. For this weekend’s Awards Radar Community Question, we’re asking about your picks. In fact, we’re not only asking about who and what you’re […] More
Awards Season / Oscar Predictions Update: Final Picks as It All Comes Down to This for The Academy
It all comes down to this. On Sunday evening, the Academy Awards will be held. Literally a year’s worth of hypotheticals, pondering, and questions will result in our newest crop of Oscar winners. Almost exactly a year after it releases in theaters, Everything Everywhere All At Once is poised to do very well. Best Picture […] More
Awards Radar Podcast #127: Joey Muses on His Final Oscar Predictions While Myles and Steve Give Their Picks!
Welcome back to the Awards Radar Podcast. In each episode, Editor Joey Magidson (that’s me!) will be joined by some of the staff of Awards Radar to talk about the latest in film, television, and entertainment in general. The show will obviously have an awards season slant to it, but we won’t forget about other […] More
Oscar Voting Has Come to an End!
That’s time. Pencils down, everyone! As of this moment, voting for the Academy Awards has ended. Oscar ballots are due, voters have made their final selections, and all that’s left is the actual counting. Sunday night brings the Oscars in all of their glory (or something resembling that, assuming we don’t get the mess of […] More
Ode to the Oscar Nominees Soon to Go Home Empty-Handed
Come Sunday evening, we’re going to know who and what will be the latest crop of Oscar winners. Of course, that also means that the Academy Awards will also be chock-full of artists and films that go home empty-handed. Today. I wanted to take a moment and pay tribute to the movies and performers who […] More
Awards Season / Oscar Predictions Update: The Academy is About to Make Some Easy Picks and Some Real Close Calls With Final Voting Underway
As of yesterday, the Academy has begun voting! Yes, Oscar votes are officially being entered into the ledger, as it were. The entire season has been reduced to clicking a link for members of the Academy. The pomp and circumstance of the Oscars is now nine days away as of this publishing. Can you believe […] More
The First Wave of Presenters at the 2023 Oscars Announced
The Academy has announced the first group of presenters that will appear on the March 12th live show. The list includes Oscar winners Riz Ahmed, Jennifer Connelly, Ariana DeBose, Troy Kotsur, and Questlove as well as Oscar nominees Glenn Close, Samuel L. Jackson, and Melissa McCarthy. Also booked to announce this year’s awards are Michael B. Jordan and Jonathan Majors (current co-stars of Creed III), Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson, Janelle Monáe, and Zoe Saldaña joined […] More
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Three of the Four Acting Categories Are Going Down to the Wire (And That’s A Good Thing for Oscar)
Now here’s something we don’t get every awards season. Three of the four Acting categories at the Academy Awards are basically photo finishes. There are tight races in the below the line categories, but above the line, these three are basically at pick-em status. Throw in neither of the Screenplay races being sewn up and […] More
‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Just Cleared Its Last Hurdle Before Oscar Night
If there was any doubt about what’s winning Best Picture next month at the Academy Awards, that has been removed. This past weekend, the biggest part of the award season went down, with the dueling Guilds of the Producers Guild Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards placing their stake in the race. Both ceremonies […] More
Awards Season / Oscar Predictions Update: The State of the Race After Nominations
The dust has settled. Some (but not all) of the hot takes have cooled. The Academy Award nominations are almost two weeks old now, so it’s high time to dig in and tinker with those predictions. Now, realistically, not much changes when you do a first post-nomination update. So much of Phase Two of the […] More
Academy Announces Their Annual Scientific and Technical Prizes
More Academy Award news to report! Today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (also known as AMPAS) revealed the eight awards that they’re set to present at the annual Scientific and Technical Awards ceremony. That will take place on February 24th, but you can see who will be receiving the recognition below. Here […] More
Who/What Do You Think Were in Sixth Place at the Oscar Nominations?
Folks, the Oscar nominations have been sitting in our minds for a few days now. Often, I like to wait a bit before I do some of these kinds of pieces. On the one hand, it can make some of the immediate emotions feel less fresh. On the other hand, however, it allows for perhaps […] More