In a continuing trend that I hope ends this year, I have seen the fewest number ever (2) of the entire list of Oscar nominees (Victoria & Abdul and Darkest Hour). I have just taken 15 mi… Read More
I now realize that, in the greater rush of making my picks this year (10 minutes before the show began), I marked those movies that I thought should win with a checkmark, and those that I th… Read More
Missive to tech support [company name replaced with "you"]:Nine days since my problem report, which I have repeated to you in four different ways, hoping for comprehension, yet still with no… Read More
My success rate for Oscar picks has been 15 out of 24 in 2005, 10 in 2006, 15 in 2007, 13 in 2008, 10 in 2009, 11 in 2010, 15 in 2011, and 9 (or 8.5, given the tie in Sound Editing) in 201… Read More
Last year, I saw a record 9 out of all nominated feature-length movies (and none of the shorts). This year has been more intense than usual and I have seen a record low of 3 among all nomi… Read More
I have got to get some free time. Here is the followup to my Oscar awards picks for last year -- right before I post my picks for this year.My success rate for Oscar picks has been 15 out o… Read More
My success rate for Oscar picks has been 15 out of 24 in 2005, 10 in 2006, 15 in 2007, 13 in 2008, 10 in 2009, 11 in 2010, and 15 in 2011, so hats off to blind intuition. Although I've see… Read More
I correctly picked 11 out of 24 Oscar nominees across all categories last night, after averaging 12 correct nominees per year over the past 11 years. Not bad, considering this year I had onl… Read More
Next year: Resolve to find more than 20 minutes in transit at a Starbucks to make my Oscar picks (just before I leave for the Oscars party). Resolve to bring a laptop or iPad so I can see th… Read More
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