The 2013 Oscars are over and Laremy and I are putting the final touches on the season with a look back at Sunday's show, the winners, the losers, Seth MacFarlane and more. On top of that we take a look at the week's new DVD and Blu-ray releases, your questions and voicemails, a few games and we are out in just over 91 minutes.
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- 00:00-00:53 - Introduction
- 00:54-3:42 - Brief Oscar talk
- 3:43-12:05 - Show notes
- 12:06-30:26 - Lots more Oscar talk
- 30:25-34:49 - [Listener Question] If you could fix ONE thing from the Oscars telecast (host, an announcer, musical number, a particular winner), what would it be? [Flewellen]
- 34:50-39:59 - [Listener Question] Even if Affleck was nominated, do you really think he deserves it more than Ang Lee purely on direction basis? I think Ang Lee had a much harder, challenging task to pull of Life of Pi as a director. [Nav]
- 40:00-41:44 - [Listener Question] What is the reason good Art House films such as 'Drive' and 'Moonrise Kingdom' don't receive major award recognition? [Xarnis]
- 41:45-51:31 - [Listener Question] Do you think because there were several Oscar nomination surprises and snubs this year we will see a more predictable batch of nominees and winners for next years Oscars? [Jennifer]
- 51:32-53:06 - [Listener Question] What do you guys think about using movies like Lincoln to teach history in schools? Could it be a great initial event to get kids interested in history? Or should it be re-thought as a lot of Hollywood films change historical events for the benefit of the greater story... [Kristen K.]
- 53:07-54:10 - The Razzies
- 54:11-57:08 - New DVDs and Blu-rays
- 57:09-1:00:00 - #GoodComments
- 1:00:01-1:07:56 - [Listener Voicemail] The Colleague - What determines a filmmakers next movie?
- 1:07:57-1:10:35 - Over / Under
- C+ - Brad's grade for Jack the Giant Slayer [the colleague]
- 3 Oscar nominations for 'Snowpiercer' [Xarnis]
- 4 2014 Oscar Best Picture Nominees that are on Brad's 2013 Top 10 [Xarnis]
- 10 years before a Bond film gets major award recognition at the Oscars (I.e. Picture, Director, Screenplay) [Xarnis]
- 2 more Oscar nominations for Bradley Cooper [Thornsy]
- 1:10:36-1:15:06 - Playing the Percentages:
- % chance whoever loses the winter draft will try and make the other one forget about the bet [the colleague]
- % chance Seth MacFarlane will host The Oscars ever again [Laremy]
- % chance Jack Nicholson wins another Academy Award [Laremy]
- % chance we get 1000 comments next year on the Oscar live blog [Laremy]
- % chance Jack the Giant Slayer hits $100 million domestically [Laremy]
- 1:15:07-1:19:16 - Guess the movie based on its tagline
- Girls like me don't make invitations like this to just anyone!
- The story of a lifetime.
- Cops or Criminals. When you're facing a loaded gun what's the difference?
- Sometimes you have to reach into someone else's world to find out what's missing in your own.
- ...all it takes is a little Confidence.
- 1:19:17-1:21:05 - Guess the MPAA rating based on its reason
- For some sexual content and brief drug use.
- For pervasive language, strong crude content and some violence.
- For sexual references and language.
- For sexual content, dangerous stunts, a drug-related incident and language.
- 1:21:06-1:23:05 - #GoodTweets
- 1:23:06-1:24:47 - [Listener Question] Which, out of all the major sci-fi films (for example Star Trek, Gravity, Snowpiercer ect.) will be good? And which one do think has the best chance at the awards season next year? [Joseph McDonald]
- 1:24:48-1:27:29 - [Listener Voicemail] EPayneDDS
- 1:27:30-1:28:48 - [Listener Song] The Bioscopist
- 1:28:49-1:31:47 - Closing
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Winter 2013 Movie Box-Office Draft
Brad vs. Laremy
|Promised Land||Jan 4||$15m||$7.5m||-$29.9m|
|The Last Stand||Jan 18||$45m||$27.7m||-$84.7m|
|Movie 43||Jan 25||$6m||$23m||$8m|
|Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters||Jan 25||$50m||$163.3m||$38.3m|
|Stand Up Guys||Feb 1||$15m||$3.2m||-$34.2m|
|Side Effects||Feb 8||$30m||$25.2m||-$49.7m|
|Beautiful Creatures||Feb 13||$60m||$21.7m||-$128.2m|
|Escape from Planet Earth||Feb 14||$40m||$35.1m||-$64.8m|
|A Good Day To Die Hard||Feb 14||$92m||$184.3m||-$45.6m|
|Dark Skies||Feb 22||$3.5m||$8.8m||$100k|
|Texas Chainsaw 3D||Jan 4||$20m||$34.3m||-$15.6m|
|Gangster Squad||Jan 11||$60m||$95.8m||-$54.1m|
|Broken City||Jan 18||$35m||$19.5m||-$67.9m|
|Warm Bodies||Feb 1||$30m||$75.9m||$968k|
|Bullet to the Head||Feb 1||$55m||$9.3m||-$128.1m|
|Identity Thief||Feb 8||$35m||$94.6m||$7.1m|
|Safe Haven||Feb 14||$28m||$48m||-$21.9m|
The Winter 2013 Movie Box-Office Draft competition involved both Brad and Laremy "drafting" ten films each in hopes of scoring the largest net total by taking a film's worldwide gross subtracting two-and-a-half-times the reported budget. The film must be released in January and February of 2013. The draft took place on December 21, 2012 during the RopeofSilicon Podcast which you can listen to right here.
Listed above is all the most recent data as of this post. Budgetary information is not necessarily accurate and will most likely not be accurate until closer to or after each film's release.