Tag: Oscars

A Couple of Critics Podcast: Oscars Recap and The Witch Review

A Couple of Critics Podcast: Oscars Recap and The Witch Review
Welcome once again to another thrilling hour of the A Couple of Critics Podcast. Surprising to no one, we have lots to say about the recent Academy Awards as well as some not so recent Academy Awards. We give our impressions of the 2016 telecast, controversy included, and also dedicate our List It to the... Read more »

A Couple of Critics Podcast: Midseason Shows and Oscar Picks

A Couple of Critics Podcast: Midseason Shows and Oscar Picks
After a slightly extended hiatus the critics are back to talk about all things pop culture. This week we’re looking at what midseason shows have to offer and then we’re diving right into the fray and naming our picks for the Oscars. Get your pencils ready to take copious notes. We’re real good at predicting... Read more »

Birdman Winning the Oscar Proves Hollywood is Out of Touch

Birdman Winning the Oscar Proves Hollywood is Out of Touch
When Birdman took home the Oscar for best picture Sunday, I was stunned. Sure, I knew it had a lot of buzz and had been gaining momentum throughout awards season, but the idea that it would actually triumph at the finish line seemed too absurd to consider. Before we really get into this, let me... Read more »
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2015 Oscar Predictions

2015 Oscar Predictions
Here we are, boys and girls, the end of the line, the grand finale. This is what the seemingly endless array of red carpets has been leading to: The Academy Awards. And of course, it wouldn’t be an awards show if you didn’t have A Couple of Critics spouting their opinions. Now, if you’re a... Read more »

2014 Oscar Predictions

2014 Oscar Predictions
As I was compiling this list of predictions I realized what I always realize at this moment in awards season and yet manage to forget again in the ensuing year: the Oscars are kinda boring. Yes, they are the capstone of awards season and the highest honor Hollywood can bestow, but of the 24 categories... Read more »

Oscars 2013 - Best and Worst Moments

Oscars 2013 - Best and Worst Moments
A night being billed as a historic night in movie history (oldest and youngest best actress nominees!) became even more historical when the prize for sound editing ended in a tie and Daniel Day Lewis became the first actor to win his third best actor Oscar. Oscars 85 also boasted a slew of musical performances... Read more »
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Oscar Predictions 2013

Oscar Predictions 2013
The day has come ladies and gentlemen, as thousands of celebrities and celebrity wranglers flock to Hollywood to toast each other’s greatness  I will be braving the treacherous roads to Rockford (which is not so miserable, by the way) to engage in a knockdown, drag out fight to the death known in my family as... Read more »