The Oscar Doctor reviews all of the latest winners and nominations that play into predicting the Best Picture winner at the Oscars. He still has Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri at his #1 spot, with Lady Bird, Get Out, and The Shape of Water all in the second tier of hopefuls. Find out how a Lady Bird or Get Out win will break a 14-year pattern when predicting Best Picture.
This episode, Rob and Mike make their predictions for the film categories from the Golden Globe Awards. Tune in and see if you agree or disagree with our choices. Rob is looking forward to see what film separates itself as the clear Best Picture front-runner.
The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards will take place this Sunday, January 7, 2018. The Oscar Doctor gets down to business in giving his predictions for the film categories. Will there be another sweep like last year’s La La Land? Will there be any upsets this year? What film will leave as the clear front-runner in the Best Picture race?
This episode, Rob lists his favorite films of 2017. He also explains why he particularly liked this year in cinema, compared to previous years.
Rob’s Favorite Movies of 2017:
- The Big Sick
- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
- Lady Bird
- Get Out
- War for the Planet of the Apes
- The Shape of Water
Rob and Mike discuss their favorite films and television shows from 2017. We talk about movies like Dunkirk, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Get Out, Lady Bird, The Big Sick, and more. We also talk about Master of None, The Good Place, The Handmaid’s Tale, Mindhunter, Legion, Big Little Lies, and more.
This episode, the Oscar Doctor takes a look at the connection between past Best Picture winners and their Rotten Tomatoes score. Is there proof that a film’s Rotten Tomatoes score can indicate its chances to win Best Picture. The Oscar Doctor thinks so. His calculations show that the average Rotten Tomatoes score for Best Picture winners since the preferential voting system was re-installed in 2009 is 96%. Find out what films are in danger of losing Best Picture this year because of a below-average score.
This episode, the Doctor discusses the state of the Oscar race this year, which films are in a good position to receive a Best Picture nomination, and which films are falling out of the race. He also answers if The Disaster Artist has a chance to be nominated for Best Picture, and if Dunkirk will be this year’s Mad Max: Fury Road.