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Eye on the Prize Ep 13 – Best Popular Film?

0 Submitted by on Fri, 10 August 2018, 10:51
The Academy just made an announcement to make radical changes to the 2020 ceremony. Along with shortening the ceremony, the biggest, and most controversial, change is adding a new category recognizing ‘outstanding achievement in popular film.’ What does this category mean? What qualifies something as a ‘best popular film?’ The Academy gave no answers on this yet, but the Prizefighters Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize – Ep. 11: Season One Victory Lap

0 Submitted by on Fri, 09 March 2018, 09:35
The Prizefighters bring season one to a close by discussing the Oscar winners, best moments from Sunday’s ceremony and anything else that comes to mind. We also wish to express our sincerest gratitude to everyone who has listened to our coverage of the 2017 season and we cannot wait to return as this year’s Oscar race picks back up!​...
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Eye on the Prize – Ep. 10: Predicting the Nominees

0 Submitted by on Fri, 02 March 2018, 10:35
March 4th is upon us! We will soon find out who will take home statues at this year’s Oscars, so it’s time to make predictions and place bets. Justin, Shakyl, and J.C. make educated guesses on who they think will win (with Ian’s to follow in a comment post), along with doing one more retrospective covering the best director and Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize – Ep. 9: Oscar Overture

1 Submitted by on Mon, 12 February 2018, 11:57
The Prizefighters return after a week hiatus with an extra length episode and the return of J.C. DeLeon. Listen as he teams up with Justin and Shakyl to discuss their week, analyze the nominated music from this year’s Oscars (scores and songs) and discuss their picks for the best screenplays of the last decade....
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Eye on the Prize- Ep 8: And the Nominees Are…

3 Submitted by on Mon, 29 January 2018, 12:22
The Prizefighters have gathered to cover the event they’ve been eagerly anticipating: the Academy Awards nominations. There will be a thorough discussion of that, detours into their favorite best actor and actress winners, a dissing on the Razzies and other bits of sleep deprived silliness we won’t spoil. Comment on the page to talk about your favorite nominees or biggest Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize – Ep. 7: Nominations Eve

1 Submitted by on Mon, 22 January 2018, 09:36
The Oscar nominations are coming tomorrow and it’s time to lock in our final predictions. Shak and Justin hold the fort as they share their picks (along with picks sent by Ian and J.C.), discuss recent films they saw and generally get prepared for “Oscar Bowl 2018,” as Shak puts it....
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Eye on the Prize – Ep. 6: The Sound of Winning

1 Submitted by on Mon, 15 January 2018, 12:59
The prizefighters are back with a truckload of awards talk. Justin Zarian, Ian Butcher and Shakyl Lambert take a deep dive to talk about the Golden Globe winners, major guild nominees and their favorites from the Oscars’ music categories (with bite-size pieces from the mentioned tracks). There’s also a notable amount of talk over The Book of Henry as Shak Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize – Episode 4: The Big Shortlist

0 Submitted by on Tue, 26 December 2017, 10:24
Justin Zarian and Shakyl Lambert hold down the fort this week while Ian is busy being a responsible adult with a job. The two of them discuss films Justin has actually watched this week (I know, a first), a straggler from the critic group awards and official Academy shortlists for several categories. Much nerd talk and foolishness ensues! NOTE: We Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize – Episode 3: The Golden Sag

0 Submitted by on Mon, 18 December 2017, 09:56
The Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild have announced their nominees, helping to give this largely formless competition some shape as front runners start emerging. Justin Zarian, Ian Butcher and Shakyl Lambert return once again to discuss how these and other major contenders affect the race. They also discuss the recent Oscar shortlists, recent activities in their lives and their Continue Reading...
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