Link(s) of the week:
Grantland’s Mark Harris studied the Screenplay category placement nightmare and suggested how to fix it.
Other worthy news from around the web…
Awards Daily’s Sasha Stone looked at the directors of the films in contention for Oscar, pitting the “masters” against “emerging masters” against “relative newcomers,” and ranked the ten she felt had the best shot of being recognized.
The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg gave his most recent predictions and Oscar news.
The Playlist’s Oliver Lyttelton addressed the underwhelming Animated Feature race, and wondered if Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ might be the favorite.
Collider’s Adam Chitwood looked at the contenders for Lead Actor.
In Contention’s Gerard Kennedy gave us a rundown on the Oscar race for Film Editing.
Vulture’s Kyle Buchanan wondered if Inside Llewyn Davis’ Oscar Isaac has found a way to sneak into the Oscar race.
What Culture’s Andrew Edward Davies provided 10 Film Noirs that he feels are underrated.