Posts Tagged ‘academy awards’


Nominated for 2014's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, this Russian drama is otherworldly yet familiar, epic yet intimate.
Miles Teller and JK Simmons in Whiplash.

The Yappies: The Academy snubbed “Boyhood.” Did we?

The Academy Awards were last night. But where Oscar got it wrong, The Yap gets it right. Here are the winners of the 2014 Yappies!

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Yappies nominations announced!

The Film Yap announces its end-of-year award nominations for best categories of the year, as chosen by Film Yap writers.
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Oscar Picks & Predictions

Chris makes his picks and predictions for all 24 Academy Award categories, and tells you who didn't get nominated and deserved to (and boots some who did).

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Oscar preview 2015

Chris and Sam are joined by Richard Propes of The Independent Critic to give a preview of the 2015 Oscars, our picks, predictions and complaints.

Throwing an Oscar Party? Play Oscars Bingo!

The Academy Awards is one of the most highly anticipated events in the film industry, and while those directly involved in the moviemaking industry are fretting over what to wear and some prepare speeches (just in case!), some of us on the other end are also busy planning Oscar parties, where we sit with our […]

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Reactions to the 2014 Oscar nominations

In the latest podcast, Nick, Joe and Chris throw down about the just-announced list of Academy Award nominations.
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REEL BOB: For the most part, Oscars got it right

Bob Bloom offers his reactions to the 2015 Oscar nominations, released January 15. Who was snubbed, who surprised, and who will win? Bob has a little insight.

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2014 Oscar Liveblog!

The Film Yap crew blogs the Academy Awards live!
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Oscar picks and predictions

Christopher Lloyd gives his predictions in all 24 Oscar races, plus his own picks and those nominees who deserve to be crossed off the list.

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Picking the Oscars

Nick Rogers and Christopher Lloyd ply their prognosticating powers for the 2014 Oscar ceremonies.
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2014 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action

Reviews of all five movies nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.

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2014 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation

Reviews of all five movies nominated for the Academy Award in Short Animated Film.
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2014 Oscar nominations!

The nominations for the 2014 Academy Awards are in!