The 9E3K Oscars 2013 RoundUp [ Photos ]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform during the show at the 85th Annual Academy Awards

Hollywood’s biggest night clocked at a staggering 3 hours show (excluding commercials). Yes, it was boring to the point that I wanted to shoot Seth McFarlane, and whoever wrote those jokes, and sketches. There were dances, and more dances, and even more dances. Oscars 2013 celebrated a lot of things – music in movies, 50 years of James Bond, and Jennifer Lawrence. If there was one winner that came out of Oscars 2013, it was Miss Lawrence, who not only won the Best Actress, by beating 9E3K favourite Jessica Chastain, but also made a smashing entry into the world of interweb memes. But more on that later. Here is my round-up of the Academy Awards 2013.

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84th Academy Awards 2012 Nominations [Discussion]

84th Academy Awards 2012 Nominations

The Oscar Nominations were announced this morning in Hollywood. The Oscars ceremony has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, with director Brett Ratner and host Eddie Murphy quitting. But all’s well now, as we will see Billy Crystal hosting the awards show after a long gap. It will surely be a good show nonetheless, when the show airs from the Kodak theatre on Feb 23. Until then, have a look at the full list of nominees, and our take on it. We have serious issues with some inclusions, and more so, with some obvious exclusions. Go on, hit the jump!

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Final Prediction List of Winners – Oscars 2011; Just because I can

83rd Academy Awards - Nominees

So we have done the countdown of the Oscars Nominees of this year, put our discussions and arguments forward and disclosed whom we are placing our bets on. We discussed – The Visual Techs, The Supporting Actors, The Lead Actors, The Best Picture and the Directors nominations. We didn’t quite manage to complete the entire list. But to make it up for that, here it is, our complete list of predicted winners.

Lotsa visuals for you to handle after the jump ๐Ÿ™‚

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Counting down to Oscars 2011 – Best Picture

83rd Academy Awards - Best Picture

Here we are with the list of nominations for ย – Best Picture.

We have 10 nominations, which means more and more movies in the future can be released as – Academy Award nominated.

127 Hours โ€“ Danny Boyle and Christian Colson
Black Swan โ€“ Scott Franklin, Mike Medavoy, and Brian Oliver
The Fighter โ€“ David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, and Mark Wahlberg
Inception โ€“ Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas
The Kids Are All Right โ€“ Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, and Celine Rattray
The King’s Speech โ€“ Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, and Gareth Unwin
The Social Network โ€“ Dana Brunetti, Ceรกn Chaffin, Michael De Luca, and Scott Rudin
Toy Story 3 โ€“ Darla K. Anderson
True Grit โ€“ Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, and Scott Rudin
Winter’s Bone โ€“ Alix Madigan and Anne Rosellini

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