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Filmonomics says they have a system for predicting what is going to win the Oscar — two years from now! The likelihoods of a movie being Certified Fresh, financially successful and being nominated for Academy Awards, is knowable at the […]

Many thanks to my friends at Rogerebert.com for including me in their round-up of tributes to the people we’re rooting tomorrow night at the Oscars. I was thrilled to get a chance to write about Mahershala Ali’s performance in “Moonlight,” […]

PrettyFamous | Graphiq The Oscar nominees were announced this morning! Not many surprises — Meryl Streep got her 20th nomination, and other previous nominees and winners like Nicole Kidman and Octavia Spencer appeared on the list as well. Annette Bening […]

Some good news from the Motion Picture Academy — the acceptance of a younger, more diverse group of highly qualified members, which should help with the embarrassingly narrow focus that led to the #oscarsowhite problem last year, not a single […]

1. What Oscar-winning director is the son and father of Oscar-winning performers and what was his connection to their award-winning films? Director John Huston won an Oscar for “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre,” and directed both his father, Walter […]

Data curated by PrettyFamous Best Picture: “Spotlight” Direction: “The Revenant,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant” Actress: Brie Larson, “Room” Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies” Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl” Adapted Screenplay: “The Big […]

Get ready for Oscar night with an Oscar trivia quiz! 1. What Oscar-winning director is the son and father of Oscar-winning performers and what was his connection to their award-winning films? 2. What was the first film to win all […]

You won’t see a better tribute to this year’s eight Best Picture nominees than this one, from Fandango. It made me want to watch all of them all over again.

Moviepass is a great deal for movie lovers — one price for unlimited movie tickets. And they have a great Oscar contest — guess the final winners and you can win an entire year of MoviePass for free! The runner […]

My friend and fellow critic John Hanlon has a great piece on Where To Watch about the nominees for Best Costume Design Oscars this year, including Sandy Powell, who is competing with herself with nominations for both “Carol” and “Cinderella.”