Tag Archives: Wagering

Oscar Forecast: And the Odds are…

How about the movie awards? Below the numbers based on Ben Zauzmer’s algorithm: -Odds that Best Picture and Best Director go to the same movie: 8% -Odds that Argo becomes the second film ever to win Best Picture and nothing else: 7% -Odds that Silver Linings Playbook becomes the fourth film ever to[...]

Bookies like “A Dangerous Method” to win Venice’s Golden Lion – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Film festivals aren’t sporting events. You can’t bet on Telluride the way you can bet on the Super Bowl or the NBA Championships. But that doesn’t stop bookies from placing odds on films they think are “favorites” to emerge victorious from celebrated festivals, and as Venice prepares[...]