Splendid Fred’s Splendid Oscar Predictions II: The Results

James D. Irwin, Ken Rogers, and Alex Ivanovich assess the accuracy of their Oscar predictions. Well over a month ago the three of us got drunk together and wildly guessed at who might win at the Oscars. We did this despite having only seen three nominated films. Some of the films nominated hadn't been released, …

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Splendid Fred’s Splendid Oscar Predictions

Splendid Fred does not advocate gambling, but this is how we're betting... by James D. Irwin, Ken Rogers, and Alex Ivanovich The Academy Award nominations were announced earlier today, whilst we were out having an early lunch at the Boar's Head Tavern. Although we had only seen a handful of nominated films between us, we …

Enough of Oscar-winning performances, I want to see an Oscar-winning world! – Seb Farris

The Oscars are as synonymous with top of the range actors and directors as America is with obesity – sorry, I meant freedom. It is a powerful and overwhelming presence in the annual line-up of traditional award ceremonies. To all intents and purposes it is perhaps the one you will, at some stage in your …