Posts tagged "oscar theories"

Oscar Theory #11: Whoever Wins The BAFTA Gets The Oscar

When it comes to the acting awards at the year’s Oscars, it looks things could get very British. No, not because the world has gone mad over Prince William and

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 24, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Oscar Theory #10: The Academy Loves A Crazy Female Character

I’m not sure exactly how time is passing so quickly, but we are now only nine days away from the Oscars. To be clear—that’s one week and two days. As…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 18, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Oscar Theory #9: Play A Real Person, Win A Statue

T-minus 18 days until the Oscars and, of course, we are all starting to place bets on who we think will walk away with little golden men this year. Luckily,…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 10, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Oscar Theory # 8: The Pregnant Woman Often Wins. Will This Help Natalie Portman?

Commence the countdown to the Oscars: there are 59 days until February 27, when James Franco and Anne Hathaway will show us if they were the right picks to host…

Kate Torgovnick/ | December 30, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Kate Winslet And Sam Mendes Split, Proving Our Oscar Theory Right

Ugh. I hate to say it, but we called it. Oscar winner Kate Winslet and her husband, director Sam Mendes, have announced that they’ve split. As you may recall, we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 15, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Did Our Oscar Theories Hold Any Water?

Fine, so you didn’t exactly need a functioning crystal ball to predict last night’s big Oscar winners. Christoph Waltz won for Best Supporting Actor for “Inglourious Basterds,” Mo’Nique won Best…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 8, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Oscar Theory #6: A Great Name Will Win Ya Best Picture

Guessing who will win the major awards at Sunday night’s Oscars is hardly like picking winning lottery numbers. The Academy tends to be pretty predictable: Best Actress generally goes to…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 4, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Oscar Theory #5: Win Best Actress, Get Divorced

Over the past nine years, a slightly disturbing trend has emerged for whoever ascends the stage, teary-eyed, to collect the Best Actress statue. Almost all the winners in this time…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 3, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Oscar Theory #4: Best Supporting Actor Goes To … The Creepy Guy

The way I see it, this year’s Best Supporting Actor race is between two actors—Christoph Waltz, who won both the SAG and Golden Globe for his role in “Inglourious Basterds,”…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 2, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Oscar Theory #3: The Out-Of-Nowhere Star Gets Best Supporting Actress

Let’s play Oscar psychic for a minute, OK? I have a pretty good idea of who is going to win this year’s Best Supporting Actress Award. My crystal ball says…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 26, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Oscar Theory #2: Best Actor Goes To The Dude With The Most Nominations

It’s T-minus two weeks until the Oscars, and we here in The Frisky office are already getting our Oscar pool organized—which means that you probably are, too. Luckily, the Academy…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 23, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Oscar Theory #1: And The Oscar (Always) Goes To … America’s Sweetheart

Only a few weeks left until the Oscars, people. The epic awards show will be going down on March 7, with Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin hosting. Since pretty much…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 18, 2010 - 6:59 pm