The OFCS Covers the Oscars, Part 1

The 86th Annual Academy Awards are being held this Sunday. To celebrate and help you prepare, OFCS members have submitted some of their links. We’ll have even more articles for you on Saturday morning.

2013 Best Picture Haiku

Dustin Freeley @ MoviesAboutGladiators.com

Catching Up with Unseen Best Picture Oscar Winners

Tony Dayoub @ Cinema Viewfinder

  • Excerpt: Maybe most of these viewings confirmed why I had skipped a lot of these in the first place. But a good number were also reminders that even film critics haven’t seen all the great works of cinema.

Do the Oscars Offer a Generous Wink at Science Fiction Cinema from 2013?

Frank Ochieng @ Focus of New York Magazine

Frank Ochieng’s 2014 Oscar Predictions

Frank Ochieng @ Focus of New York Magazine

Oscar Bridesmaids: The 2013 Wedding Party

Pat Mullen @ Cinemablographer

  • Excerpt: This year’s wedding party of Oscar bridesmaids includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Amy Adams, Brad Pitt, and Roger Deakins.

Oscar Mania

Susan Granger @ www.susangranger.com

  • Excerpt: Susan Granger’s Oscar Predictions

Oscar Predictions

R. Kurt Osenlund @ Slant Magazine

Oscar Predictions Video Cheat-Sheet

Cole Smithey @ ColeSmithey.com

  • Excerpt: ALL 24 AWARDS IN CEREMONY ORDER

Oscar Preview: Precursor Winners & Losers, Week 13

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Looking at the winners and losers from Precursor Season, Week 13

The Rundown 2013: Editing & Cinematography

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Discussing our predictions for the winners of Best Editing & Best Cinematography

The Rundown 2013: Original Screenplay & Adapted Screenplay

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Discussing our predictions for the winners of Best Original Screenplay & Best Adapted Screenplay

The Rundown 2013: Sound Mixing & Sound Editing

Wesley Lovell @ Cinema Sight

  • Excerpt: Discussing our predictions for the winners of Best Sound Mixing & Best Sound Editing

A Terrifying Peek Inside the Empty Brain of a Typical Oscar Voter

Jason Bailey @ Flavorwire

  • Excerpt: For all the hip, beautiful people on the stage and in the audience on Oscar night, the awards themselves are bestowed by a giant body that is filled to the brim with mouth-breathing troglodytes. And if you’d like a fresher confirmation of that fact, I direct you to this interview with an anonymous Oscar voter, courtesy of the great Michael Musto.

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