The 5 Hardest to Predict Oscar Races

Every Oscar pundit reacts differently to Awards races that are particularly difficult to predict. Some react with frustration as things don't seem to fall into place and Academy members give no indication as to which…

The 5 Easiest to Predict Oscar Races

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards are a mere four days away and Oscar pundits the internet over are compiling lists where every single individual race is over-analyzed. I thought I would add to the noise…

Of the Weekend – 02.14.11

Read of the Weekend: Interesting/random study - Best Actress Oscar winners are significantly more likely to get divorced then Best Actor winners. [The Hollywood Reporter] News of the Weekend: The Criterion Collection has announced their…

Quick Takes – 02.06.10

Micmacs (2010) Grade: B | 1st Viewing Few filmmakers employ as much imagination in their films as Jean-Pierre Jeunet, director of Amelie and A Very Long Engagement. His latest film Micmacs about an eccentric group…

Of the Day – 02.03.11

Read of the Day: The Best Animated Feature category is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year. Brad Brevet has put together a nice tribute with a poll to pick your favorite nominees. [Rope of…

Tom Hooper Wins Directors Guild Award 2011

[caption id="attachment_6040" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Hooper accepting DGA Award. Image courtesy of THR."][/caption] The movie industry guild awards continue to prove that they act independently from the critics groups as the Directors Guild of America gave…

Oscar 2011: Is Best Picture a Three Horse…

Disclaimer: Alex does the Oscar predictions for Film Misery, not me. So the opinions of this article are not at all relevant in the charts or Alex's or Murtada's posts reflecting this year's Oscar race.…

VIDEO: Children Re-Enact Best Picture Nominees

Here's a good way to come down from the Oscar nomination adrenaline (everyone gets adrenaline, right?). AOL has released a video series of young children re-enacting films that were nominated for Best Picture. Among those…

5 Oscar Surprises for Tuesday Morning

The Oscar nominations are almost here. Less than 4 days away. The excitement is in the air despite the race being somewhat predictable at this time. However nominations morning always brings in a couple of…