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Eye on the Prize Ep. 21 – Not So Shortlists

0 Submitted by on Tue, 18 December 2018, 11:17
The Academy has surprised everyone by announcing preliminary shortlists for nine of the categories all at once rather than doling them out gradually. Justin and Bradly responded quickly to tackle these lists to let you good people know who is eligible, who got snubbed and what might end up on the final five lists for each of the following categories: Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize Ep. 20 – Catching Up With the Critics

0 Submitted by on Mon, 17 December 2018, 12:11
The Prizefighters return to catch up on the mountains of critic group awards, the Screen Actors Guild nominations and a last-minute opinion on Kevin Hart stepping down as Oscar host. Who is leading the early prizes? How is the race shaping up? Will there actually be a host this year? Check it out here! Also, you also get to hear Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize Ep. 19 – Golden Globe Nominations Live Reaction

0 Submitted by on Fri, 07 December 2018, 14:26
The Prizefighters are breaking away from tradition and themed this episode around a live-viewing of the Golden Globe nomination announcements (due to some technical issues, we’re late to the party posting this. We did actually record this as the awards were announced live). Who made it onto the shortlist for this important precursor? We also cover some of the other Continue Reading...
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Second Round of Oscar Predictions for 2018-19 Season

0 Submitted by on Wed, 28 November 2018, 19:42
Things are moving quickly with the Oscar season. The first major precusor winners are being announced over the next few weeks, which will help shape the race going forward significantly. So before we see which movies get lifted up in clout or take a beating as we head towards the end of the year, here is another round of my Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize Ep. 18 – We Got Spirit

0 Submitted by on Tue, 27 November 2018, 09:17
The Prizefighters have gathered once again to prepare for the onslaught of precursor award shows in the coming weeks. With one of the original co-hosts J.C. DeLeon returning for this episode, Justin and Bradly discuss the Producers Guild of America Documentary nominees and the Independent Spirit Award nominees. And because they discovered that the Gotham Award winners would be announced Continue Reading...
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Eye on the Prize Ep 17 – Going to Gotham

0 Submitted by on Fri, 26 October 2018, 10:41
The Prizefighters return for another round of Big 8 predictions from Bradly Martin and Shakyl Lambert, but first Justin will take them through the nominations announced by the Gotham Awards along with some other awards season news....
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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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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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