Tag Archives: Oscar nominations

The Biggest Oscar morning snubs this year

When the Academy Award nominations were announced last week, a number of satisfying citations were given out. By that same token, a bunch of glaring omissions occurred, as well. Big and small, down the line, Oscar missed out on opportunities to cite huge contenders, as well as rising stars. Obviously,[...]

OSCARS: ‘The Revenant’ leads the 88th Academy Award Nominations

We finally know who and what has been nominated this year by Oscar. Ladies and gentlemen, just a few moments ago this morning the 88th Academy Award nominations were handed out, with The Revenant leading the way. 12 nominations went to that film, with Mad Max: Fury Road next in[...]

Final Oscar Predictions before the nominations

This is it. We’re now less than 24 hours away from the Academy Award nominations being announced. Yes, early tomorrow morning the Oscar nominations are going to be handed out live, either validating or (more likely) invalidating a number of hunches and suspicions that we’ve had all season long. Prognosticators[...]

Oscars: Analysis on the Academy Awards Nominations

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Is Chris Nolan the new Steven Spielberg? Inception received eight nominations, including Best Picture, but Nolan failed to receive a directing nod this morning. That is arguably the biggest surprise in the otherwise predictable batch of Oscar nominations today. Even as someone who doesn’t think it was[...]

Can BCS Save the Oscars?

By ROBERT W. WELKOS Now that the 82nd Academy Award nominations for best picture are in and we are relieved to find that “Nine” is nowhere included among the 10 nominees, Oscar voters can breathe a sigh of relief and face the task at hand: what is the best picture of[...]