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Oscar Predictions 2013

Another Guy Predicts the Oscar Predictions in Every Single Category; Questions It Afterwards

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I have almost as much excitement watching and anticipating the Oscar nominations than the telecast. This has been true for years. Heck, I remember b...

Eccentric Oscar Predictions

Tim Chartier | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Tim Chartier

Can networking help us predict the contents of the envelopes? Let's base our algorithm on the assumption that it helps to have connections in Hollywood. More specifically, let's assume that better-connected actors will fare better in the final tally.

What Will the Oscar Upsets Be?

Tom O'Neil | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Nothing in Hollywood goes according to script, especially at the Oscars. This year the pundits polled by Gold Derby say Lincoln will win Best Picture, Director (Steven Spielberg), Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis) and Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones).

The Only Oscar Predictions You'll Need

Mike Hogan | Posted 04.02.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

After months of speculation -- have we really been doing this since September? -- and endless rounds of red-carpet foreplay, it's almost time to hand out a new set of naked metal guys at the 85th annual Academy Awards. Will Ben Affleck's "Argo" manage to sneak a Best Picture envelope past customs? Can anyone challenge Daniel Day-Lewis and Anne Hathaway? Will Jennifer Lawrence pull a Sharpie out of her decolletage, sign her statuette and hand it over to a fan, Terrell Owens-style? We'll find out for sure on Feb. 24, when ABC broadcasts the Oscars live from the Dolby Theatre, in Los Angeles.

Watch Oscar Experts Battle Over Those 'Crazy' Races for Best Picture and Director

Tom O'Neil | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

Good thing Chris Rosen has a jolly sense of humor. Soon after Michael Hogan and I raise him up as a model of Oscar punditry for picking Argo early on to win Best Picture, we tear him down in this webcam chat.

The Other 18 Oscar Categories

David Rothschild | Posted 04.01.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

While these predictions focus more on mainstream movies, it is not necessarily the ones dominating the main categories: Life of Pi leads in three, Zero Dark Thirty in three, Anna Karenina in two, and Lincoln in only one.

Obama Versus Lincoln and Argo

David Rothschild | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

Branching out from politics and economics, I have been examining Oscar predictions over the last few weeks. While I approach the science of predictions the same way for both political elections and the Oscars, there are some key differences.

What You Will Not See in Zero Dark Thirty

Jan Lisa Huttner | Posted 03.17.2013 | Women
Jan Lisa Huttner

People who think that Zero Dark Thirty shows that the torture of Ammar leads in some direct way to the capture of Bin Laden are simply wrong. That just is not part of the story Bigelow is telling.

Why The Academy Passed On Kathryn Bigelow

Jan Lisa Huttner | Posted 03.12.2013 | Women
Jan Lisa Huttner

Zero Dark Thirty was nominated for Best Picture. Mark Boal, the screenwriter, was nominated for Best Original Screenplay. Jessica Chastain was nominated for Best Actress, so it seems the only individual successfully swiftboated this year was director Kathryn Bigelow.

Oscar Predictions: Who Will Be A Big Winner?

Mike Hogan | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

It's all over but the shouting. On Thursday, the 2013 Oscar nominations will be announced by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone. Finally! Ahead, some fearless forecasting of what to expect from the 85th annual Academy Award nominations.

An Academy's Dilemma Is a Viewer's Gold

Emma Seligman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen
Emma Seligman

So just when legend Quentin Tarantino decided this was his lucky year, Paul Thomas Anderson, Peter Jackson, Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hooper, and more just felt in their bones as well -- that 2013 was going to give them that longing prize. Bad timing.