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  1. oscars 2021
    The One Scene That Best Represents Each 2021 Best Picture NomineeHere are our picks for the singular scenes that Oscar should use to represent each Best Picture nominee at this year’s Academy Awards.
  2. baftas
    Youn Yuh-jung Thanks British Snobs for Liking Her Minari PerformanceTo be “recognized by British people, known as very snobbish people,” is an honor. To make them all laugh is a feat.
  3. movie review
    You Get One Guess As to What The Man Who Sold His Skin Is AboutTunisia’s Best International Feature Oscar nominee isn’t very subtle, but that’s not a bad thing.
  4. oscar futures
    Who the Heck Is Going to Win Best Actress?Oscars Night will arrive with each precursor having named a different Best Actress winner. Which nominee really has the edge?
  5. award season
    The Oscars Will Have No Host and ‘Feel Like a Film,’ Whatever That Means“Every nominee, every person that gives an award, will feel like characters in a film.”
  6. let’s go grandmas
    This Could Be a Groundbreaking Year for Grandmas at the OscarsEither Glenn Close or Youn Yuh-jung could make history in Best Supporting Actress for all mamaw-kind.
  7. the gold rush
    The Academy vs. Rotten Tomatoes: Remembering the Lowest-Rated Oscar NomineesHillbilly Elegy joins the ranks of the worst-rated films recognized by the Academy.
  8. the gold rush
    Why the Oscars Should Revert to Two Best Original Score Categories25 years ago, the Oscars tried to thwart Disney and split their Original Score category in two. They should go back.
  9. onward and upward
    Hollywood’s Six Pathways from Supporting Parts to StardomHow some of the most beloved character actors became some of the most beloved leads.
  10. the gold rush
    Every Academy Awards Voting Branch Ranked by TasteThe Oscar nominees are determined by specific branches of the Academy, so we’re turning the tables and ranking them based on their track records.
  11. nomadland
    No Country for the Old: On Nomadland and Some Kind of HeavenTwo films — Nomadland and Some Kind of Heaven — present very different visions of aging in modern-day America.
  12. the gold rush
    Revisiting That Infamous Burning-Car Moment From the Crash OscarsFifteen years later, Kathleen “Bird” York says she never expected her big Oscar moment would live on in the image of a flaming sedan.
  13. the gold rush
    Here’s Where You Can Stream This Year’s Oscar MoviesEverything from The Father to Eurovision Song Contest.
  14. oscars 2021
    After the Oscar Nominations, Who’s the Early Leader in Best Picture?After Monday’s nominations, here’s a rough ranking of the eight Best Picture nominees, from The Father to … well, no spoilers.
  15. the gold rush
    The 2021 Oscars Ballot by the NumbersFrom Glenn Close nominations to animated sequels, we’re breaking down the math behind this year’s crop of Academy Awards hopefuls.
  16. oscars 2021
    Oscar Nominations: The Snubs and Surprises“Húsavík” made it in, Ma Rainey and One Night in Miami got snubbed, and LaKeith Stanfield showed up somewhere unexpected.
  17. the gold rush
    Mank Leads the 2021 Oscar NominationsAnd two women have been nominated for Best Director for the first time in Oscars history.
  18. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Our Last, Best Guess at the NominationsNow that PGA, DGA, and BAFTA have weighed in, who are we picking?
  19. the gold rush
    Reconsidering How We Considered Melissa Leo’s ‘Consider …’ CampaignThe actress’s self-financed Oscar campaign still lingers ten years later.
  20. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Can Surprise Globe Winners Keep Up Momentum?As Oscar voting gets underway this week, the Globes gave the Academy a vision of Nomadland and Andra Day triumphant.
  21. the gold rush
    This Is Going to Be the Most Ridiculous Best Original Song Year EverGet ready to be very puzzled by the films and songs that get nominated in the Oscars’ shakiest category.
  22. the gold rush
    How Likely Are Golden Globe Winners to Win Oscars Anyway?We crunched the numbers and did the math, and the results are in.
  23. play jaja ding dong
    The Town of Húsavík Would Like an Oscar, PleaseBut can it get the “Jaja Ding Dong” guy onboard?
  24. oscar futures
    How the Golden Globe Results Just Changed the Oscar RaceWith Oscar nomination voting beginning this week, how did the HFPA’s picks affect the race?
  25. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Why the Amazon Debate Won’t Hurt Nomadland’s ChancesWe suspect this narrative is likely to remain a Film Twitter-only thing.
  26. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Can Black Messiah Rise Again?After a disappointing showing at the initial precursors, late arrival Judas and the Black Messiah is picking up momentum.
  27. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Could Minari Be This Year’s Underdog Success Story?With glowing reviews, the Korean-immigrant drama is kind of emotionally potent contender that could do well on a preferential ballot.
  28. awards watch
    Borat’s ‘Wuhan Flu’ Song Made the Oscars ShortlistAs did Eurovision Song Contest.
  29. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: After Globe and SAG Noms, the Race Finally Gets RealJared Leto shows up, Glenn Close shows out, and The Trial of the Chicago 7 proves its bona fides.
  30. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Da 5 Bloods Storms Back Into the RaceTime has come today for Spike Lee’s Vietnam epic.
  31. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Will the Malcolm & Marie Backlash Sink Its Chances?Critics have called the film “masturbatory,” “blinkered,” “shouty,” “hammy,” and “shrill.” (And those are the ones who liked it!)
  32. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Nomadland Aces the Season’s First TestWith a trio of auspicious wins, Nomadland has solidified its status as the cinephile’s choice in the Best Picture race.
  33. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: The Fifth Awards Season of the Trump EraWednesday’s insurrection at the Capitol is a sign that, while we may be through with the Trump era, the Trump era is not through with us.
  34. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Is It Time to Start Worrying About Mank?David Fincher’s Old Hollywood drama all but blanked at this week’s critics’ awards. Is it still a contender?
  35. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Can Midnight Sky Get George Clooney Back in Oscar’s Good Graces?The actor-director’s new space-survival epic sees him painting on a larger canvas than ever before.
  36. miranda refuted
    The Academy Says the Hamilton Movie Won’t Be Eligible at Next Year’s OscarsDespite what the Academy says, Disney reportedly plans to submit the project for the Oscars and various guild awards.
  37. oscar futures
    Can Eurovision Crash the Oscars’ Best Original Song Race?Of all the pitch-perfect spoofs in the Netflix movie, one song stands out among the rest.
  38. awards season
    Hey Look, the SAG Awards Are Moving, TooFollowing in Oscar’s footsteps, the SAG Awards will push their ceremony back to March 14.
  39. oscars
    Congratulations to the Parasite Cast and the Other 800 New Academy MembersAs part of its continuing diversity efforts, AMPAS extended invitations to 819 prospective new members.
  40. the academy
    The Oscars Blew ItIn choosing to extend the Academy’s eligibility window for the 2021 ceremony, it missed out on the chance to do something really special.
  41. oscars 2021
    Oscars Extend Season, Push Ceremony to April 25The cutoff for eligibility moves back to February, as well.
  42. the academy
    The Oscars Are Opening Up More Seats at the Best Picture TableThe Academy is taking new steps to not be so white.
  43. some good news
    Ava DuVernay and Whoopi Goldberg Elected to The Academy’s Board of GovernorsThe number of female Academy governors increased from 25 to 26, and people of color increased from 11 to 12.
  44. protests
    David Oyelowo Says the Academy Punished Selma for the Cast’s Eric Garner ProtestThe Oscars responded with “Unacceptable.”
  45. netflix
    Netflix Is Opting Out Of the Film Festival Circuit This Awards SeasonThe streaming giant will not be sending any films to festivals in 2020.
  46. oscar futures
    Imagining the Oscars With No Oscar BaitIf no more films come out this year, movies like The Way Back and Birds of Prey could become Best Picture nominees by default.
  47. oscars 2020
    Let These Photos of Bong Joon Ho Giggling at His Oscars Spark JoyThe Academy Awards might be local, but they’re also pretty cool.
  48. oscars 2020
    The Academy Awards of Self-FlagellationParasite’s Best Picture win wasn’t just a daring choice for the Academy. It was an acknowledgment that English-language cinema is no longer the bar.
  49. vulture lists
    The Best Movies That Lost Best Picture at the OscarsA second look at 92 years of the Academy Awards, including this year’s ceremony.
  50. the gold rush
    The Oscars Ceremony Was Too Long, for No Good ReasonWhat could have been an all-timer of a broadcast was merely a good one, because too much unnecessary material was added.
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