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Ben Zauzmer

What the Producers Guild Awards Mean for the Oscars

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

The PGAs have correctly picked the last seven Best Picture winners (if we count the tie). Their last miss came back in 2006, when The Departed won the Oscar over PGA champion Little Miss Sunshine.

2015 Oscar Nominations: What the Math Says

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

We've now had months of delightful Oscar speculation: Who's in? Who's out? Who will have the honor of walking the Red Carpet next month, and who will have to watch the Oscars from home?

Oscar Predictions: How Accurate Was the Math?

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

Sunday evening was a fantastic night if you're a fan of Argo, Seth MacFarlane, James Bond or movie musicals. But it was an equally great night if you're a fan of movie math.

Oscar Odds

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

How about the acting awards? Most critics, as well as my numbers, agree that Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence are the favorites, but let's dig deeper to learn some more interesting facts.

2012 Oscar Predictions

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 04.21.2013 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

I have created a statistical model to predict the Oscars, using numerical data from critic scores, other awards shows, and guild awards over the past 15 years.