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And the Nominees Are: Analyzing the 89th Academy Awards Nominations

Now that we have our Oscar nominations, we can stop dealing in one form of guesswork, and engage in another.

But before we do that, let’s take a minute to react about what is or isn’t nominated this year, what decisions they made that will change how I go about this in the future, what surprises the shit out of me, and just what we think about this list, because this is the only time I really get to sit here and do this. Because from here on out, it’s all about figuring out who from these lists will win, since these are the nominees, and nothing will change that.

Except a good disqualification and scandal. And that’s always fun. (more…)


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Pic of the Day: “I gotta get outta here, gotta get outta here. Miami Beach, that’s where you could score. Anybody can score there, even you. In New York, no rich lady with any class at all buys that cowboy crap anymore. They’re laughin’ at you on the street.”

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And the Nominees Are… (2016)

It’s not yet 6am in Los Angeles, and the Oscar nominations are announced.

As I do, I get up and type the list up as they say it. I could wait and copy/paste it, but I do not. Because I am stupid.

So here are your 89th Academy Award Nominations: (more…)