Tag: Oscars

Best Picture winners at the Oscars (clockwise): Lawrence of Arabia, The Apartment, The Godfather Part II, The Best Years of our Lives. (Image: Variety)

OG’s Complete List: Best Picture Winners at the Oscars

With the Oscars rapidly approaching, we’re commemorating the Academy Awards with a complete list of Best Picture winners since the award’s inception when Wings won in 1928. At the first two installments of the Academy Awards, the category was known as Outstanding Picture in 1927-28. In the 1930s, it was […]

2021 Oscar Odds: Best Picture Favorites and Where You Can Watch Them

2021 Oscar Odds: Best Picture Favorites and Where You Can Watch Them

The 92nd Academy Awards took place in Hollywood on Feb. 9, 2020. It was a celebration of fiscal excess as nine films passed the billion-dollar mark in the total box office that year. Artistically, the slate of nominees, which included eventual winner Parasite from South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, the […]

Director Sam Mendes and the cast of '1917' after winning Best Drama at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, CA. (Image: Paul Drinkwater/Getty)

Will ‘1917’ Hold Off ‘Parasite’ for Best Picture?

Sam Mendes’ World War I film, “1917,” nearly swept awards season heading into the Oscars and became the runaway betting favorite to win Best Picture, which makes it a prime target for an upset by Bong Joon-Ho’s “Parasite.” In the last couple of days, “Parasite” has gained steam in the […]

(Clockwise from bottom left) Florence Pugh, Laura Dern, Kathy Bates, Scarlett Johansson, and Margot Robbie are this year's Best Supporting Actress nominees. (Image: Hollywood Reporter)

Best Supporting Actress: Can Margot Robbie Upset Laura Dern?

Laura Dern is the runaway favorite at 1/6 odds to win Best Supporting Actress at the 92nd Academy Awards for her role as a ferocious divorce attorney in “Marriage Story.” If there’s anyone who has chance to pull off an upset at the Oscars, it’s Margot Robbie (“Bombshell”), who is […]

Brad Pitt kisses his SAG Award for winning Best Supporting Role for "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." (Image: TNT)

Oscars Favorites Win at SAG Awards: Zellweger, Phoenix, Dern, Pitt

In the major acting categories at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, the betting favorites in the Oscars all won their respective categories, with Renee Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix, Laura Dern, and Bratt Pitt each taking home an Actor. The SAG winners are typically a precursor to the Oscars. As […]

Best Actress nominees at the 2020 Oscars include (clockwise, from bottom left) Charlize Theron, Scarlett Johansson, Cynthia Erivo, Saoirse Ronan, and Renee Zellweger. (Image: Hollywood Reporter)

Renee Zellweger (‘Judy’) Consensus Favorite for Best Actress at 1/5 Odds

Renee Zellweger is the runaway favorite to win Best Actress at the 92nd Academy Awards for her portrayal of Judy Garland in “Judy,” directed by Rupert Goold. According to William Hill’s latest update, Zellweger is 1/5 odds to win Best Actress at the upcoming Oscars, with Scarlett Johansson the second-favorite […]

Academy Awards nominees for Best Directing (clockwise) includes Sam Mendes, Bong Joon-Ho, Todd Phillips, Quentin Tarantino, and Martin Scorsese. (Image: Hollywood Reporter)

Sam Mendes (“1917”) Oscars Favorite for Best Director at 3/4 Odds

Sam Mendes, director of “1917,” is the current betting favorite to win the Oscars for Best Director at 3/4 odds, according to the latest update by William Hill. Bong Joon-Ho, director of “Parasite,” is second on the futures board at 2/1 odds. Mendes received his first Oscar in 1999 for […]