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Mar 02 2014

Ashley’s 2014 Oscar’s Predictions

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As you may or may not know, I get screeners every year, so I usually see most of the nominated movies.  Here are my predictions and opinions on the categories for this year (except the shorts). EDIT: I missed 3 out of 21, most disappointingly, The Act of Killing did not win Documentary Feature.   …

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Feb 24 2013

OSCAR Liveblog

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12:04 Seth McFarlane was pretty good.  Best moment? JLaw tripping and laughing about it and Ben Affleck crying. 12:02 Closing number from Chenoweth.  GAYEST OSCARS EVER.  WE ALL WIN. 11:57 17/23 Best Picture: Will win: Argo Should win: Django Unchained Should have been nominated: Hunger Games 11:54 Michelle Obama is gorgeous.  Jack is gross, but, you know, adorable …

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Feb 24 2013

Oscar Predictions for Every Category (slightly OCD)

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Emmett and I put together a predictions list for the Oscars that I am going to share with you.  Tonight, I’ll be live blogging the event.  This is not because I think the Oscars are particularly right in their judgments, but more that I just love the Oscars. Best Picture: Will win: Argo Should win: …

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Jan 10 2013

Oscar Noms 2012 — Analysis Forthcoming

SHOCK OF THE DAY: No Kathryn Bigelow for Best Director Lead Actress: Naomi Watts, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Emmanuelle Riva, Quvenzhane Wallis Lead Actor: Bradley Cooper, Daniel Day-Lewis, Hugh Jackman, Joaquin Phoenix, Denzel Washington Best Picture: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Silver Linings, Zero Dark 30, Lincoln, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Amour, Django, Argo …

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Jan 27 2011

Social Axcess

So, biggish news, I’m working as a staff writer at social axcess and writing about social media.  Which is just about as meta as it gets.  I don’t know that there’s much that isn’t post modern about blogging, but there you have it. My first post went up and there’s even a little picture and …

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Jan 25 2011

Academy Award Noms: Lee Smith Snubbed

Last year I listed who I thought was going to win, but this year I think I’m going to list who I want to win. Let me start with something that you’ll find running through all this commentary, Lee Smith edited the most technically impressive film of the year, Inception. You’ll find that he did …

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Feb 02 2010

Academy Awards Predictions: First Female Best Director?!

I think that Avatar’s going to win an awful lot.  Basically it’s going to win unless there’s a really compelling reason to give it to someone else.  That being said, as a technical achievement, the film is a marvel, and I think it winning the technical categories is completely called for.  And of course, most of …

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