The Long Shot: A salute to the non-contenders
Featuring my ideal-world Oscar ballot
Jan 9, 2013
The Long Shot: Big enough for the both of us
When deserving acting contenders face formidable foes in their own co-stars
Nov 9, 2011
Albert Brooks on entertaining the world one Tweet at a time
The 'Drive' star talks about his presence on the social networking site
Sep 27, 2011
Off the Carpet: Streep and Davis head up a tight but lacking pack of Best Actress contenders
Others in the hunt include Charlize Theron and Glenn Close
Oct 10, 2011
Oscar Watch: Indie Spirit Awards head back to Santa Monica
Plus: Jeff Bridges is hosting 'SNL'
Oct 27, 2010
The Long Shot: Vehicle trouble
Why are so many of this year's Oscar-tipped actresses better than the films around them?
Dec 7, 2011
The Long Shot: Down on 'Descendants'
Academy-friendliness and social hostility co-exist in Alexander Payne's latest
Nov 23, 2011
Off the Carpet: The long, strange trip of 'Argo'
Charting the rise, fall, rise and fall of this year's likely Best Picture victor
Feb 18, 2013
The Long Shot: Let England shake
Britain offers a variety of quality contenders in 2011... but are there too many?
Nov 2, 2011
The Long Shot: Foreign exchange
With 63 foreign-language films in the running, festival hits rule the roost
Oct 13, 2011