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Eye on the Prize Ep 16 – Best Picture Review – Casablanca

0 Submitted by on Fri, 19 October 2018, 06:45
The Prizefighters return to discuss another Best Picture winner! This time, they are going deep into the vault to discuss one of Hollywood’s most beloved films made during the studio system era: Michael Curtiz’s 1942 masterpiece Casablanca. We’re sure you know the story here. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) runs a cafe in Casablanca, Morocco in 1941, where the city is Continue Reading...
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First Round of Oscar Predictions for 2018-19 Season

0 Submitted by on Fri, 05 October 2018, 13:53
Oscar season is afoot once again and I, Justin Zarian, am back to offer my thoughts on what will make the cut for each category when January rolls around (except for the short film categories because those are impossible to predict this early). Who are the heavy hitters this year? Well, I didn’t do too bad predicting this last year Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize – Ep 15 – Let the 2018-19 Predictions Begin!

0 Submitted by on Fri, 05 October 2018, 10:16
October is here and a number of major Oscar contenders are finally getting their wide releases. So it’s time once again to start making predictions for who will make it onto this year’s shortlists. Follow Davey and Justin as they go over some awards season news, have a lengthy discussion about the major foreign film contenders and, for the bulk Continue Reading...
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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!‚Äč...
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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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