1. oscar endings
    Let’s Talk About the Ending of 1917The ending of Sam Mendes’s film is tasked with giving viewers a happy ending in a conflict that offered few uncomplicated victories.
  2. oscar futures
    1917 Is Starting to Look Like an Oscars JuggernautThe World War I blockbuster cruised to victory at this weekend’s Directors Guild Awards. Is Oscar next?
  3. last night on late night
    Melissa Villaseñor Sums Up Oscar Season With Catchy Tune ‘White Male Rage’She’s not wrong.
  4. the gold rush
    This Oscars Season, I’d Like to Cancel Those FYC Books About MoviesI’m talking about the enormous coffee-table tomes no apartment-dwelling film critic ever asked for.
  5. the gold rush
    What Happens in the Mirror Universe Where Sandra Bullock Lost the 2009 Oscar?An Oscar hypothetical for the ages.
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    Which Awards Contender Will Be This Year’s Oscar Villain?Will it be Joker? Once Upon a Time in Hollywood? Or even 1917?
  7. oscar endings
    ‘Don’t Shut the Door All the Way’: On the Ending of The IrishmanThe final scene of Martin Scorsese’s epic illustrates who Frank Sheeran is by calling to mind other mafia movies.
  8. the gold rush
    How 4 Orphaned Films Earned Oscar Season Heat AnywayThe sheer volume of unexpected studio handoffs this awards season reflects new uncertainties roiling Hollywood.
  9. backstories
    Who Farted? An Investigation Into The Lighthouse Sound EffectsThe Foley artists behind one of 2019’s most meticulously crafted films explains how the hell they pulled off those sounds.
  10. oscar futures
    All Hail 1917 and Parasite, Our New Best Picture Front-runnersTired: Scorsese versus Tarantino. Wired: Bong versus Mendes.
  11. the gold rush
    Here’s How Parasite Could Win the Next Big Oscar Precursor AwardThe South Korean film’s chances of winning the top prize at the SAG Awards could mean great things for its Academy dreams.
  12. the gold rush
    The 2020 Oscars, By the NumbersLooking at the math behind this year’s Academy Awards slate reveals some fascinating truths about the ballot.
  13. the gold rush
    Dreading Another No-Host Oscars? Let’s Talk About Tina and Amy Instead.There’s a reason Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are coming back to next year’s Golden Globes.
  14. oscar futures
    Who’s the Early Leader in the Best Picture Race?You can make a case for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Parasite, 1917, or even Joker.
  15. the gold rush
    A Brief History of Double-Nominated Actors at the OscarsScarlett Johansson, you are in very good company.
  16. movie review
    I Lost My Body Is Both Genuinely Sweet and Thoroughly TwistedAt least one good thing came out of the 2020 Oscar nominations: recognition for a left-field animated gem.
  17. the gold rush
    The Oscars? Still So White.It’s difficult to see this year’s nominees as a result of anything other than the Academy’s continuing and glaring shortcomings.
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    Oscar Nominations: The Biggest Snubs and SurprisesJennifer Lopez’s supporting-actress snub highlighted a morning of Academy gatekeeping.
  19. mad men
    What Is a White Man Mad About in This Oscar-Nominated Movie?A helpful guide to the many pissed-off white dudes in this year’s Academy-recognized films.
  20. awards season
    Issa Rae on Oscar Best Director Nominees: ‘Congratulations to Those Men’Sorry to those men.
  21. oscars 2020
    Joker, The Irishman Lead 2020 Oscar NominationsOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood cleaned up, too.
  22. the gold rush
    How Did a Todd Haynes Movie Get Ignored This Awards Season?A David versus Goliath tale like Dark Waters is usually Oscar bait. What gives?
  23. oscar futures
    Oscar Nominations: Who’s Safe and Who Could Be Snubbed?Ahead of Monday’s nominations, we attempt to forecast the ten biggest Oscar categories.
  24. the gold rush
    ‘We Were All Nervous’: How The Irishman’s Visual Effects Team Got the Job DoneThe method to perfecting Martin Scorsese’s de-aged saga involved artificial intelligence, infrared tech, and a mysterious orb.
  25. the gold rush
    What Would Have Been Nominated for This Year’s Best Popular Film Oscar?Us? Avengers: Endgame? How about Knives Out?
  26. oscars 2020
    The Oscars Will Skip the Whole To-Do and Just Go Hostless Once AgainWe all remember the Kevin Hart debacle.
  27. the gold rush
    Can Avengers: Endgame Actually Land a Best Picture Oscar Nomination?Judging by the movie’s deeply serious For Your Consideration campaign, Disney sure thinks it has a chance.
  28. the gold rush
    The Best Screenplay Oscar Race Just Got a Little InterestingEven with Quentin Tarantino ineligible for a WGA award (as always), it’s going to be a mad dash to see who gets those precious five Oscar nods.
  29. q&a
    13-Year-Old Irishman Star Lucy Gallina Got a Lot of Good Advice From Al PacinoThe eighth-grader says she watched I Love Lucy in preparation for her role alongside Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese’s film.
  30. the gold rush
    The Golden Globes Surprised Here and There, If You Could Get Past Ricky GervaisThe lackluster host didn’t really try, but at least the Globes got (a little) political.
  31. oscar futures
    How the Golden Globes Just Turned the Best Picture Race Upside DownSam Mendes’s late-breaking 1917 is now entrenched as a major 2020 Best Picture contender.
  32. the gold rush
    The Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2020 Golden GlobesFrom Stellan Skarsgård’s lack of eyebrows to Phoebe Waller-Bridge thanking Obama to Quentin Tarantino thanking himself.
  33. golden globes 2020
    Tarantino, 1917 Among Big Winners at the 2020 Golden GlobesSuccession and Fleabag, too.
  34. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Things Are Looking Up for Little WomenAnd other late-breaking developments as voting begins.
  35. the gold rush
    Meryl Streep’s 32 Career Golden Globe Nominations, RankedAnd you thought the Academy loved her!
  36. the gold rush
    Who Should (and Will) Win at the Golden Globes This Weekend?The Irishman or Marriage Story? Succession or … Succession?
  37. the gold rush
    Who’s Who in Bombshell: A Character GuideCharlize Theron and Margot Robbie have both been nominated for Golden Globes for their portrayals of real and fictionalized women in the Fox newsroom.
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    An Abridged Timeline of Warner Bros.’ Totally Bonkers Year in Disney’s ShadowThe Burbank studio swung wildly between catastrophes and success. Now it’s looking to Oscar for redemption.
  39. the gold rush
    The Golden Globes Will Never Top Elizabeth Taylor’s ‘Gladiator!!!’ MomentThe most unhinged envelope-opening ever is exactly why we love the Golden Globes.
  40. the gold rush
    The Golden Globe–Nominated Movie Performances That Oscar Ignored, RankedDifferent Oscar.
  41. the gold rush
    The Very Good Boys of 2019 Movies, RankedAll the animal actors (plus an alien and a Pokémon) who lit up the big screen and our hearts this year.
  42. what were the 2010s?
    Reliving the Best Awards-Show Moments of the DecadeSpike Lee! Neil Patrick Harris! Pink! That time Jennifer Lawrence tripped!
  43. the gold rush
    Why It’s a Wonderful Life Came Up Short at the OscarsThe 1946 Oscars saw Frank Capra’s holiday masterpiece overtaken by a film that was even more sentimentally resonant.
  44. the gold rush
    The Academy vs. Rotten Tomatoes: Remembering the Lowest-Rated Oscar NomineesIf Cats gets an Oscar nomination, it will join the ranks of the worst-rated films recognized by the Academy.
  45. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Will Christmas Bring Cheers for Late-Breaking Contenders?In a shortened season, 1917, Bombshell, and Little Women are trying to break into the race late. And Cats is there, too.
  46. the gold rush
    When Keri Russell Won a Golden Globe for Felicity, Awards Shows Got InterestingThe Hollywood Foreign Press Association is known for rewarding absolutely bananas television, but in 1998, the decision felt right.
  47. the gold rush
    From Robot Voices to John Williams, A History of Star Wars at the OscarsDid A New Hope get robbed by Woody Allen? It’s a long story.
  48. the gold rush
    If Taylor Swift and Cats Aren’t Winning the Best Song Oscar, Who Is?The Academy’s shortlist snub leaves the Original Song category light on star power.
  49. the gold rush
    A Historic Battle for the Animated Oscar BeginsThis year, a record number of animated movies are competing against Disney for an Academy Award in the feature category. Can an indie win?
  50. the gold rush
    If Grizabella Was Sad Before: Oscars Shortlist Snubs Taylor Swift’s Cats SongBetter news for Beyoncé, Elton John and Pharrell, though.
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