I Love it When You Submit – 93rd Oscars Specialty Feature Submissions!

I was starting to get a little antsy waiting for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to start announcing the submissions for this year's Oscars. I know everything got pushed back by two months, but we're less than two weeks from the shortlist announcements, and thus far we haven't seen a whit of … Continue reading I Love it When You Submit – 93rd Oscars Specialty Feature Submissions!

Who Will Replace the Spiders? – Animated Feature Submissions Announced!

We've hit the second milestone of this year's Oscar season, with the announcement of the 32 films vying for Best Animated Feature. As mentioned in the International Feature post, there have been some major changes to the rules for this year's Academy Awards. One of them pertains to this category, as the minimum eight movie … Continue reading Who Will Replace the Spiders? – Animated Feature Submissions Announced!

Back Row Thoughts: The Good and the Bad in the Blitzing

This has been the quickest Oscar Blitz in the short history of me trying to pull this off. I'll almost certainly never complete the entire ceremony before nominations come out, but this year was about as close as you can get. Apart from the three short film categories, which were released as bloc screenings on … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts: The Good and the Bad in the Blitzing

Oscar Gold 2018 – Animated Feature

Today it's time to take a look at Oscar's youngest child, the award for Animated Feature. First presented to¬†Shrek in 2002, the category has fluctuated between having three and five nominees since its inception, depending on how many eligible films are submitted, though it's been a full slate of five since 2011. The category has … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2018 – Animated Feature