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Best Picture Nominees

A BUILD Guide to Award Season

Andrew Nauffts | Posted 01.11.2017 | Entertainment
Andrew Nauffts

We're a little over a week into the New Year, and that means a few things. But before we move forward with those resolutions, let's take a moment to recognize the good, the bad, and the ugly of 2015.

'Whiplash' Review: Simmons Fascinates in Villainous Turn

Marcus T. Wright | Posted 05.02.2015 | Entertainment
Marcus T. Wright

Teller's performance as Andrew Neiman, an outsider type who finds his muse through playing the drums, is a well-crafted, grounded turn.  Neiman awkwardly walks through life, only finding solace when he's banging on the drums.

This Confirms No One Actually Watches Oscar-Nominated Movies

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.24.2015 | Comedy

If you've ever wondered who actually sees those Oscar-nominated movies, you can be pretty sure it's not these people. It's no secret that Academy A...

Watch All The Best Picture Nominees In Under Four Minutes

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 02.12.2015 | Entertainment

You've got 10 days until the Oscars, and you haven't quite managed to squeeze in viewings of all those Best Picture nominees. Fear not, because Di...

Best Picture Nominees: Selma, American Sniper and the Distortion of History

David Wallechinsky | Posted 04.11.2015 | Entertainment
David Wallechinsky

I've seen all eight of the nominees for the Best Picture Academy Award and if I was voting, I'd vote for Selma. I was a student at San Francisco Stat...

Presenting, The 'Awwscars'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.26.2014 | Comedy

We know what you're thinking. Why didn't this year's Oscar-nominated movies feature more adorable pugs? Get your cute fix and refresh your memory o...

The Best Picture Nominees Are ...

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"12 Years A Slave," "American Hustle" and "Gravity" were among the films nominated for the Oscars' Best Picture award. The trio of acclaimed features ...

Create Your Own Oscar Movie With IMDb Keywords

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The good people of TIME magazine have come up with the best parlor game of awards season: "Make Your Own Oscar-Winning Movie With One Click." Using IM...

Oscar's Dilemma

Murray Fromson | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment
Murray Fromson

I believe for the first time in Oscar history, it should not be surprised if the best film of 2012 is handed both to Steven Spielberg's Lincoln and Ben Affleck's Argo.

Oscar Predictions on the Move!

David Rothschild | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

In category after category significant movement in the likely winner provides a window into the power of certain events that occurred on the road to the Oscars.

6-Year-Old Judges Oscar-Nominated Movies By Their Posters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Parents

I had my opinionated first-grader examine all nine posters for the Best Picture category and give her take on what she thought they were about (and yes, one of them starred fairies).

The Twittersphere's Pick for Best Picture

Elizabeth Butler Breese | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Butler Breese

What is social media opinion about the Best Picture nominees? In other words, which film would win the Oscar Award for Best Picture if Twitter had a vote?

2013 Best Picture Nominees

Posted 01.10.2013 | Entertainment

Best Picture nominees at the 85th annual Academy Awards include "Argo," "Lincoln" and "Zero Dark Thirty." "Les Miserables," "Silver Linings Playboo...

Best Picture Nominees Are Here

Posted 01.11.2013 | Entertainment

Oscar nominations were announced early Thursday morning, with Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone doing the honors. "Lincoln," "Argo," "Zero Dark Thirty," ...

Are This Year's 'Best Picture' Nominees Reminiscent Of Old Hollywood?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 04.27.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The issue I have with so many movies today is that there is an incredible amount of gratuitous violence, gore, horrendous behavior, and just plain old nasty stuff.

Gary Susman

Does The Academy Loathe Hollywood Enough To Deny 'The Artist' An Oscar Victory? | Gary Susman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment

"The Artist" has been the Oscar race's presumed frontrunner for so long that it seems only one thing could doom its chances for an Academy Awards swee...

PHOTOS: Baby Recreates Oscar-Nominated Movies!

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 03.05.2012 | Parents

Meet the youngest person to star in eight Oscar-nominated films. Well, sort of. Baby Sophia recreated most of the 2012 Best Picture nominees ahead...

Oscars Recipe: 'Moneyball' Truffled Popcorn Balls

Tori Haschka | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Tori Haschka

Since truffle oil still carries a ghost of the truffle's flavor these treats nicely ape Oakland A's General Manager Billy Beane's philosophy of making cheap things work harder for you.

Oscars Recipe: 'Hugo' Twice Baked Cheese Soufflés

Tori Haschka | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Tori Haschka

his Boursin soufflé does not stand in for Hugo because a baguette with Boursin cheese is the classic picnic to take on a train. It's more about the alchemy that happens when you combine the right things.

The Oscar Bounce: What's An Oscar Nomination Worth At The Box Office?

The Huffington Post | Gary Susman | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment

The much vaunted Oscar bounce ain't what it used to be. Within the last decade, a movie nominated for Best Picture could expect to see its grosses ...

Is 'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close' The Worst Reviewed Best Picture Nominee Ever?

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.24.2012 | Home

The review collection site, Rotten Tomatoes, was launched in 1999, and has since become a go-to site for film criticism. And in the last ten years, no...

One for the Oscars: What to Eat with Each Best Picture Nominee

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
One For The Table

Let's start with the front runner: The King's Speech. You could easily go with several different options here, but I'd go basic.