Film : Oscars

Gambling on the Oscars
February 20, 2015

Someday - perhaps in the fairly near future - gambling on the Oscars will be available in Las Vegas.

At this point betting on the Academy Awards is available offshore, but not in the USA.

Johnny Avello, director of the spor ... more

Movie Geeks United - 2015 Oscar Prediction Special
January 28, 2015

The Movie Geeks, joined by esteemed film critic and frequent guest Tony Macklin, reveal their picks for the nominees who will take home Oscar gold in each category this year.

Favorites, surprises, snubs, underdogs, locks, and more.

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ESPN Radio 1110 - Gridlock Oscars with Tony Macklin Interview
February 28, 2014

Film Critic and former Dayton Professor, Tony Macklin joined Gridlock with his opinions on the 2014 Academy Awards, as well as, critiquing the Best Film snubs from Oscars past. Read Tony online at TonyMacklin.Net and on Twitter @TonyMacklinFilm

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ESPN Radio 1110 - Gridlock - Tony Macklin Interview
January 14, 2014

Acclaimed Film Critic and Professor, Tony Macklin joined Gridlock IN-Studio to provide a complete analysis of the best films and screen performances of the year. Listen to why Tony laughed out loud at The Wolf Of Wall Street, how David Russell ... more

Movie Geeks United - 2014 Oscar Prediction Special
January 13, 2014

The Movie Geeks discuss this year's Oscar nominations, and reveal who they believe will win in each category. Critic Tony Macklin joins the Movie Geeks roundtable discussion.

Favorites, surprises, snubs, underdogs, locks, and more.

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Oscar Weiner
February 20, 2013

Can a film critic ever get a mulligan?

I sure need one. About a month ago, I took part with amiable Jamey DuVall and his merry men on moviegeeksunited in a lively discussion about the Oscars.

I don't think any of us thought Argo ... more

Predicting the Oscars
January 14, 2013

The Movie Geeks discuss their predictions for the winners of this year's Oscar race with special guest panelist and film critic Tony Macklin.

Movie Geeks United! is the most popular movie-themed podcast on the internet and iTunes, featur ... more

Josh Bell hates everything: Infallible Oscar predictions
March 2, 2010

Film historian and critic Tony Macklin joins Josh to deliver what he says are surefire Oscar predictions, as they discuss who will win and who deserves to win in the major categories for the awards that air March 7 on ABC.

Ed note: Lis ... more

2009 Oscars
February 18, 2010

Have I got a bet for you. Bet the house. Bet the dog. Bet your husband's insurance.

There is a lock Oscar winner this year. And it will make history.

Kathryn Bigelow will win the Academy Award for directing The Hurt Locker ... more

"The future, Mr. Gits, the future"
February 26, 2009

Were the 2008 Oscar Awards and Oscar ceremonies a harbinger of things to come?

Probably not.

The ascendancy of Slumdog Millionaire gave great hope to independent filmmakers, but it's an aberration.

The weekend of ... more

The Academy Awards of Predictability
February 20, 2009

Film critic and historian Tony Macklin joins Josh to preview this weekend's Academy Awards, with their picks for who will win and who should win in each of the major categories.

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2008 Oscars
February 11, 2009

Times change.

The last decade has been the epoch of Clint Eastwood. He has been the most popular figure in Hollywood.

Clint's recent films have received multiple Academy Award nominations: Mystic River (2003), Flags ... more

2007 Oscars
February 21, 2008

In 1970 the nominees for Best Picture were really split up into movies for different audiences. The five nominees for Best Picture were “Patton, ” “Airport,” “Love Story,” “Five Easy Pieces,” ... more

Who's it gonna be? Tony Macklin places his bets on the Oscars
February 22, 2007

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas -- unless it's betting on the Oscars. Then you have to go abroad. Boy, do I wish I was in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles.

You can't bet on the Oscars in the United States, but Pinnacle Sports in Curacao ha ... more

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