Link(s) of the week:
Want to know what category you have the best odds of receiving an Oscar nomination in? At The Wrap, Steve Pond crunches the numbers to uncover a few Oscar secrets.
Prior to the DGA, PGA, and WGA nominations being unveiled, Sasha Stone at Awards Daily discussed the Best Picture race in her latest State of the Race piece, and wondered what movie will move Oscar voters the most.
At Entertainment Weekly, Anthony Breznican has regrets about not backing Ann Dowd’s performance in Compliance earlier in the race.
At Gold Derby, Tom O’Neil has the odds on the Best Picture race, and while Lincoln is out front at 9-2, he’s not ready to put money on it winning just yet.
The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg updates his Oscar predictions.
Sophia Savage at Thompson on Hollywood names ten roles in 2012 that should have gone to someone else.
If you aren’t tired of Top
10 12 lists, here is one ranking the best foreign language films from 2012, brought to you by Rob Hunter at Film School Rejects. And one from Daniel Walber ranking the 12 best documentaries.
Sean O’Connell at Cinema Blend ranks the 10 Best On-Screen Couples for 2012.
Oliver Lyttelton at The Playlist decides what his favorite films of the year are.
Adam Chitwood at Collider looks back at the highest grossing films of 2012.