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Eric Melin on the KCTV5 It’s Your Morning show talking with Alexis del Cid about Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects and Michael Haneke’s multiple-Oscar nominee Amour.

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KTKA 2011 Oscar Special

by Eric Melin on February 24, 2011

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Here’s a 30-minute special with Eric Melin and Trevan McGee’s picks for the major categories at the 2011 Academy Awards Sunday night Feb. 27. This segment originally aired on KTKA-49. Here’s a shorter prediction segment with Eric’s Top 4 picks. Here’s a feature on the acting performances you must see before Sunday night. Don’t forget [...]

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Last week we spent some time discussing and tracking the 82nd Academy Awards. Now that the winners have their Oscars, and the smoke has cleared, we can stand back and look at our own study in social media discussion. Let’s do a quick recap – Last Tuesday we asked “Can online monitoring predict the Oscars?“, [...]

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If you have a Top 20 list you’d like to contribute, email me at eric@scene-stealers.com. Below is a text exchange between contributor Warren Cantrell from 10rant and myself that explains his Top 10 list (which follows) better than I could: Eric: What’s up, man? Warren: Hey. Nothing much, been drunk for about three straight days. [...]

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If online buzz amounts to anything in this year’s Oscar race, James Cameron’s Avatar will win Best Picture on Sunday night. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is obviously a closed voting body, but they are influenced by the media just like everybody else. The study started on Feb. 10, the day [...]

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I’ve been writing about Spiral16’s ongoing 2010 Oscar study this week. We are measuring the power of online buzz about the Academy Awards and by Sunday night, we’ll know if the amount of online chatter for the top three contenders had any connection to the ceremony’s Best Picture winner. Two things about the way Spark [...]

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In yesterday’s blog, I went into detail about how we set up our 2010 Oscar prediction study. Using Spiral16’s Internet monitoring tool Spark, we aim to find out if there is any correlation between online chatter about the top three Best Picture candidates and the result of Sunday night’s awards ceremony. The overall percentage for [...]

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The Oscar Fix, Episode 5 of 5: Back by popular demand! Eric and JD pick the winners for the upcoming 2010 Academy Awards. In this first episode, Eric and JD predict the winner in the newly expanded 10 movie Best Picture race.

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With the Best Picture category at this year’s Academy Awards expanding to 10 nominees, this year’s race may be the least predictable in recent memory. Or not. Nobody really knows, since it is more than just the number of nominees that has changed. The Oscars are also employing a tiered voting system where Academy members [...]

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If you’ve ever tuned in to Afentra’s Big Fat Morning Buzz on Kansas City’s alternative rock station KRBZ, you’ll know that Afentra gives co-host Scoops a huge amount of crap all the time. I was on the show this morning and it was no exception. Poor Scoops spent all this time doing a parody of [...]

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The Oscar Fix, Episode 4 of 5: Back by popular demand! Eric and JD pick the winners for the upcoming 2010 Academy Awards. In this fourth episode, Eric and JD predict the winners in Best Animated Film and Best Director.

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The Oscar Fix, Episode 3 of 5: Back by popular demand! Eric and JD from Scene-Stealers.com pick the winners for the upcoming 2010 Academy Awards. In this third episode, Eric and JD predict the winners in Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress.

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The Oscar Fix, Episode 2 of 5: Back by popular demand! Eric and JD pick the winners for the upcoming 2010 Academy Awards. In this episode, they predict the winners in Best Supporting Actor and Best Actor. Oh yeah, and lasers shoot the Oscar logo and it explodes! Don’t forget: Michael Bay is also a [...]

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On-camera Oscar Picks 2010

by Eric Melin on February 24, 2010

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The Oscar Fix, Episode 1 of 5: Back by popular demand! Eric and JD pick the winners for the upcoming 2010 Academy Awards. In this first episode, Eric and JD predict the winners in Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Win free passes to the 2010 AMC Best Picture Showcase. We know our readers are huge movie-obsessed fans, and we’re excited to announce the biggest giveaway Scene-Stealers has ever hosted! This year, AMC Theatres is expanding its all-day AMC Best Picture Showcase to accommodate all 10 of this year’s Best Picture nominees. To mark this [...]

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