Oscars: Round-Up December 15
At The Wrap, Steve Pond ran a simulation for Oscar that resulted in an outcome with eight Best Picture nominees. He has been allowed by the BFCA to recount their ballots under Oscar’s preferential system, and while the same method forecast eight noms last year (we had nine), it’s still an interesting read to say the least.
Variety’s Jon Weisman wonders why the results of Oscar voting is kept a secret.
Sasha Stone of Awards Daily fills us in on the state of the race, and like me, feels Lincoln is still the film to beat, though she reminds us that nobody knows anything.
Screen Rant’s Paul Young ranks the 13 Best Movie Posters of 2012, with a very, um, surprising yet inspired choice for #1. He followed it up with the 13 Worst Movie Posters of 2012.
Pete Hammond at Deadline previews the race for Adapted and Original Screenplay, and then Director.
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