Oscars Best Picture News

Best Picture Nominees 2013: …”inherently thrilling”

11:58 AM 2/11/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
ARGO is solid but problematic; Django Unchained is a mess of errant genres; Les Mis is bloated, bombastic and juvenile (which should make it Best Pic frontrunner); and AMOUR is already up for Best Foreign Film so why vote that?

How "The Artist" Went from Underdog to Heavy Favorite to Take the Top Prize at the Oscars

2:14 PM 2/26/2012 by Senh Duong
I hadn't heard of “The Artist” until the awards season started. Now, it’s the heavy favorite to win the top prize at the Oscars. That’s pretty good for a black-and-white silent film that had made less than a million at the box office before racking up award after award.

The Oscars switch up the number of Best Picture nominees again

avclub.com – In their latest round of cosmetic surgery, the Oscars are once more hoping to make themselves seem livelier and more attractive by tinkering with the number of Best Picture nominees—and this time with the added element of surprise. The new rules now say that there can be anywhere from five to 10 nominees each year; it all depends on how many movies receive first-place votes on 5 percent of the total ballots cast. 9 years 44 weeks ago via brucelee
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