Parasite earned four awards, edging out 1917 for best picture.
The only thing louder than the vroom-vroom of James Mangold’s dad epic is the deafening chorus of “Best. Movie. Ever.”
One of the realities of the Oscar race is that you never want to peak too early.
Oscar has a long-standing history of using the screenplay awards for token gestures, especially toward writer-directors.
Oscar voters are suckers for scale, throwbacks, ostentation, and, above all, a sense of prestige.
The tea leaves are reading that it will be another win for middlebrow respectability.
One of the great mysteries of this year’s awards season is the ultimate fate of Jojo Rabbit.
The path of least resistance and most chronological distance almost always wins here.
The attractional dimensions of Roger Deakins’s work will have no problem finding favor with today’s Oscar voters.
Pundits and show producers didn’t quite get the pop star-studded best song lineup that they were hoping for this year.
The Oscars have a long history of awarding war films in this particular sound category.
Luckily for Joaquin Phoenix, he’s not up against anyone playing a real-life individual.
Bet against a message of hope and you may find yourself losing an Oscar pool.
It never hurts to let this academy feel as though they’re just liberal enough.
Another year, another reminder to take our prediction in this category with a grain of salt.
It’s not difficult to rationalize picking the same film to win both sound editing and sound mixing.
Pitt winning here will seem like the stars are lining up given what went down when he was first nominated in 1995.