Awards Watch 2013

The movie award season is in full-swing as we count down to the Oscars in February. Follow the race here.



Oscar Hosting: Is It A Thankless Task?

By David Bauder | Monday Feb 25, 2013
The love-him-or-hate-him reaction to Seth MacFarlane’s turn as Academy Awards host is evidence that one of the most high-profile jobs in show business is becoming one of its most thankless.

Razzies Put Bite On ’Twilight’ As Worst Picture

By | Saturday Feb 23, 2013
The "Twilight" team finally has earned some love - or loathing - from Team Razzies.

’Silver Linings’ Leads Spirit Awards With 4 Prizes

By David Germain | Saturday Feb 23, 2013
The oddball romance "Silver Linings Playbook" was named best picture Saturday at the Spirit Awards honoring independent film, Hollywood’s last pre-game show before the Academy Awards.

How Far Will Seth MacFarlane Push It?

By David Germain | Saturday Feb 23, 2013
For good or bad, Oscar host Seth MacFarlane already has enlivened the awards scene. As emcee of a broadcast notorious for its predictability &geezer audience, MacFarlane may bring a cheekiness that prods younger viewers to check out the Oscars.

Handicapping the Oscars :: Kevin Taft’s Choices

By Kevin Taft | Friday Feb 22, 2013
Screenwriter and EDGE movie critic Kevin Taft weighs in on his choices for the Oscars.

Oscars 2013 :: Go-Go ’Argo’

By Robert Nesti | Wednesday Feb 20, 2013
The Oscars are Sunday, but what looked like a close contest has dissolved into Go-Go Argo!

Ca Ching! Ca Ching! Oscar Noms Are Box Office Hits

By Jake Coyle | Monday Feb 18, 2013
This year’s batch of Oscar nominees are unusual: they’re all hits, some mega-hits at the box office.

Political Films Top Writers’ Guild Awards

By | Monday Feb 18, 2013
The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.

Romanian Movie, American Director Win At Berlin Fest

By Geir Moulson | Sunday Feb 17, 2013
A Romanian drama that centers on a woman’s effort to cover up her son’s responsibility for an accident in which a boy is fatally injured won the Berlin film festival’s top Golden Bear award on Saturday.

Should This Year’s Oscars Have A Best Snooze Award?

By Leanne Italie | Tuesday Feb 12, 2013
Falling asleep at the movies is nothing new; but this year’s Oscar season is filled with numerous long, nap-worthy movies.

Varied Winners At Grammy Awards

By Mesfin Fekadu | Monday Feb 11, 2013
Fun., whose anthemic and semi-dark jam "We Are Young" dominated the charts in 2012, won song of the year. Gotye’s massive and oddball pop hit, "Somebody I Used to Know," picked up record of the year. And folk-rockers Mumford & Sons won album of the year.

’Argo’ Named Best Film At Britain’s Oscars

By Jill Lawless | Sunday Feb 10, 2013
Iran-hostage drama "Argo" continued its journey from awards-season outsider to favorite Sunday, winning three prizes, including best-picture, at the British Academy Film Awards.

’Lincoln’ Screenwriter Concedes Inaccuracy

By Michael Melia | Friday Feb 8, 2013
The screenwriter for the movie "Lincoln" has conceded taking some liberties in its portrayal of a 19th century vote on slavery, but he said his changes adhered to widely accepted standards for the creation of historical drama.

Who Will Win the Grammy?

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Feb 8, 2013
The Grammy Awards are this Sunday. EDGE’s in-house music guru Jason St. Armand handicaps who will win and who should win.

Affleck’s ’Argo’ Wins Directors Guild Top Honor

By David Germain | Sunday Feb 3, 2013
Ben Affleck has won the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for his CIA thriller "Argo," further sealing its status as best-picture front-runner at the Academy Awards.

’Argo,’ Lawrence, Day-Lewis Win At SAG

By David Germain | Sunday Jan 27, 2013
The CIA thriller "Argo" continues to steamroll through awards season, winning the top honor for overall cast performance at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

`Fruitvale,’ `Blood Brother’ Win Sundance Awards

By Sandy Cohen | Sunday Jan 27, 2013
The dramatic film "Fruitvale" and the documentary "Blood Brother" won over audiences and Sundance Film Festival judges.

’Argo’ Wins Producers Guild Awards

By | Sunday Jan 27, 2013
"Argo" continues to shake up the Oscar race by taking the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday.

Cloud Atlas,’ ’Smash,’ Frank Ocean Among GLAAD Award Nominees

By | Wednesday Jan 16, 2013
GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, announced today the nominees for its 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Oscars :: Six Degrees of LGBT Separation

By | Saturday Jan 12, 2013
Gay connections can be made with some of this year’s Oscar nominations, so we thought it might be fun to make some. So, here is ’Oscars: The Six Degrees of LGBT Separation.’

Exclusive :: Weinstein Assesses the Oscars

By Steve Weinstein | Friday Jan 11, 2013
When you think Oscars, you think Harvey Weinstein, the movie mogul who made headlines when his behind the scenes machinations led to the Academy to ban such campaigns. But EDGE’s Steve Weinstein (no relation) has his own thoughts about this year’s awards.

Oscar Nominations Snubs

By | Friday Jan 11, 2013
The 2013 Oscar nominations have been announced and they left out some notable stars. Lauren Moraski speaks with "The Hollywood Reporter’s" Erin Carlson about who was snubbed.

Watch: Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone Announce Academy Award Nominations

By | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
Steven Spielberg film starring Daniel Day-Lewis leads the high-profile awards race. Oscar host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the 85th Academy Award nominations.

Complete List of 2013 Oscar Nominations

By | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
Here is the complete list of Academy Award nominations released this morning in Hollywood.

’Lincoln’ & ’Life of Pi’ lead Oscar Noms

By David Germaine | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
"Lincoln," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Life of Pi" are the front-runners for the Oscars.

LGBT Film Critics Announce Dorian Award Nominations

By | Wednesday Jan 9, 2013
The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association have announced their Dorian Award nominees for 2012’s best in film and television across 20 categories.

The Complete List of EE British Academy Film Awards

By Robert Nesti | Wednesday Jan 9, 2013
"Lincoln" led the field for the EE British Academy Film Awards early Wednesday with 10 nominations, including best film. Here is the full list of nominations.

’Lincoln’ Leads Race For British Academy Awards

By Jill Lawless | Wednesday Jan 9, 2013
Historical biopic "Lincoln" leads the race for the British Academy Film Awards, with 10 nominations including best picture and best actor - but nothing for director Steven Spielberg.

Academy Award Nominations Preview

By | Monday Jan 7, 2013
"Lincoln"? "Les Mis"? Or "Zero Dark Thirty"? David Kager, chief correspondent for Fandango.com, gives us his top Oscar nomination predictions.

2012 Movies :: The Good, The Bad and the Overrated

By EDGE | Monday Dec 31, 2012
Four of EDGE’s movie critics weigh in on the 2012 movies in four categories: Favorite, Most Important, Most Overrated and Most Underrated.