Oscar 2013: Will Win/Should Win (Mike)

(The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final thoughts be known […]

Costume Designers Guild Solidifies ‘Anna Karenina’ and ‘Mirror Mirror’ as the Oscar Frontrunners

Jacqueline Durran (Anna Karenina) and the late Eiko Ishioka (Mirror Mirror) will likely duke it out for the Best Costume Design Oscar following last night’s 15th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards. Durran won for Outstanding Period Film while Ishioka took a posthumous award for Outstanding Fantasy Film. But look for the former to trump the work of the latter on […]

Oscar Circuit: Animated Feature

Personally, I don’t understand the nominations this year! I don’t agree with them! I mean, who, in their right mind, would nominate ‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits‘ (Sony) over ‘Rise of the Guardians‘ (Par/DW) or ‘ParaNorman‘ (Focus) over ‘The Lorax‘ (Uni.)?! I am baffled by the official Oscar nominations for this category. Robbing the Paramount/DreamWorks […]