Oscar Preview Week! And Oscar Pool Tip of the Day

The 2013 Academy Awards are a week from tomorrow!  We’ll be dedicating the next week to previewing the event with guest writers, movie comparisons, and other fun posts!

Oscar Pool Tip of the Day:

To do better in your pool, take a look at the guild awards (SAG, DGA, etc.).  It’s mostly the same voting pool that selects the original nominees, and a lot of the voters defer to the guild awards when making their selections.  If a category has more than one favorite you may not be able to trust the guild awards as definitive, but even in those circumstances they’re a good place to start.