Category: 95th Oscars (2022)

95th Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – December

Precursors to the Academy Awards come in many different types and they can appear all year from festivals and national awards to critics groups and other organization. Each month, we’ll take a look at all of the upcoming events that could have some small impact on the Oscars so you can plan out what to keep an eye on.
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Precursor: 38th Spirit Award Nominations (2022)

The Spirit Awards are the latest group out of the gate and they have declared Everything Everywhere All at Once the film they most like followed by Todd Field’s Tár. There isn’t much to see here. While some of these are certainly Oscar contenders, a lot of them aren’t. So, drawing any or many conclusions from this will be difficult other than the two nomination leaders are sure to be Oscar contenders alongside Women Talking.

Nominations Tallies

(8) Everything Everywhere All at Once
(7) Tár
(5) Aftersun
(4) Emily the Criminal, Palm Trees and Powerlines
(3) Bones and All, The Cathedral, The Inspection, Murina, Women Talking

The Nominations

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95th Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – November

Precursors to the Academy Awards come in many different types and they can appear all year from festivals and national awards to critics groups and other organization. Each month, we’ll take a look at all of the upcoming events that could have some small impact on the Oscars so you can plan out what to keep an eye on.
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Precursor: 32nd Gotham Awards Nominations (2022)

While there are several names here that are Oscar contenders, a lot of them aren’t and that calls into question the purpose of these awards, especially since they only look at indie cinema and they don’t seem to examine late-year releases as often.

Nominations Tallies

(5) Tár
(4) Aftersun
(3) Everything Everywhere All at Once, The Inspection, Women Talking

The Nominations

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Precursor: 7th Critics Choice Documentary Nominations (2022)

The Critics Choice Documentary awards haven’t proven terribly instructive as a precursor, so we cover them as a perfunctory act rather than a necessary one.

Nominations Tallies

(7) Fire of Love
(6) Good Night Oppy
(5) Moonage Daydream, Navalny, Three Minutes: A Lengthening
(4) The Automat, The Janes
(3) The Beatles: Get Back, Cow, Descendant, George Carlin’s American Dream, Lucy and Desi, Nuisance Bear, Sidney, The Territory

The Nominations

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95th Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – October

Precursors to the Academy Awards come in many different types and they can appear all year from festivals and national awards to critics groups and other organization. Each month, we’ll take a look at all of the upcoming events that could have some small impact on the Oscars so you can plan out what to keep an eye on.
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95th Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – September

Precursors to the Academy Awards come in many different types and they can appear all year from festivals and national awards to critics groups and other organization. Each month, we’ll take a look at all of the upcoming events that could have some small impact on the Oscars so you can plan out what to keep an eye on.
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2022 Oscar Nominations Predictions: August

Heading into the festival triple threat that is Telluride/Toronto/Venice, Oscar season will soon be kicking into high gear. We take one last look at our predictions before the sense of inevitability that these festivals will stamp onto some of the races.

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95th Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – August

Precursors to the Academy Awards come in many different types and they can appear all year from festivals and national awards to critics groups and other organization. Each month, we’ll take a look at all of the upcoming events that could have some small impact on the Oscars so you can plan out what to keep an eye on.
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95th Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – July

Precursors to the Academy Awards come in many different types and they can appear all year from festivals and national awards to critics groups and other organization. Each month, we’ll take a look at all of the upcoming events that could have some small impact on the Oscars so you can plan out what to keep an eye on.
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95th Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – June

Precursors to the Academy Awards come in many different types and they can appear all year from festivals and national awards to critics groups and other organization. Each month, we’ll take a look at all of the upcoming events that could have some small impact on the Oscars so you can plan out what to keep an eye on.

NOTE: Someone asked last month why I didn’t include Cannes last week in the precursors list. At the time, I said it was because I couldn’t get the dates of every festival I wanted to include, but as I’ve thought about that over the last month, I decided that I do unconfirmed dates with the guilds and critics groups, so why not festivals. Starting this month, I’m going to try and include that information as well.

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2022 Oscar Nominations Predictions: The Beginning

As is our tradition, May begins our first predictive look at the year’s Oscar hopefuls. A lot of factors will play into how well our guesses hold up. Expect many of them to fall by the wayside as the year progresses and new contenders to rise into their places.

There’s very little overlap with our first-of-the-year predictions, but these are the films and performances we currently see as potential contenders this year.

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95th Oscars: Upcoming Precursors – May

Precursors to the Academy Awards come in many different types and they can appear all year from festivals and national awards to critics groups and other organization. Each month, we’ll take a look at all of the upcoming events that could have some small impact on the Oscars so you can plan out what to keep an eye on.

MAY

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