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Dec 19, 2018

Kevin is joined by OscarWatch Podcast co-host Stephen Buja to talk about Francis Ford Coppola's epic psychological drama 'Apocalypse Now,' the likely runner-up in the 1979 Oscar race that lost to 'Kramer vs. Kramer.'

0:00 - 1:33 - Introduction

1:34 - 41:32 - 'Apocalypse Now' review 

41:33 - 1:23:30 - Why 'Apocalypse...


Oct 24, 2018

Kevin brings back Gold Derby colleague and The Awards Connection writer Andrew Carden to talk about Norman Jewison's beloved romantic comedy 'Moonstruck,' the likely runner-up in the 1987 Oscar race that lost to 'The Last Emperor.'

0:00 - 1:13 - Introduction

1:14 - 32:00 - 'Moonstruck' review 

32:01 - 1:13:55 - Why...


Oct 17, 2018

Kevin chats with AwardsDaily writer Jazz Tangcay to talk about Stephen Frears' costume drama 'Dangerous Liaisons,' the likely runner-up in the 1988 Oscar race that lost to 'Rain Man.'

0:00 - 1:23 - Introduction

1:24 - 30:50 - 'Dangerous Liaisons' review 

30:51 - 57:05 - Why 'Dangerous Liaisons' lost Best Picture

57:06 -...


Apr 18, 2018

Kevin Jacobsen welcomes Gold Derby colleague Tom O'Brien to talk about Ang Lee's 3D technical wonder 'Life of Pi,' the likely runner-up in the 2012 Oscar race that lost to 'Argo.'

0:00 - 0:55 - Introduction

0:56 - 21:35 - 'Life of Pi' review 

21:36 - 42:41 - Why 'Life of Pi' lost Best Picture

42:42 - 1:01:33 - Shoulda...


Mar 21, 2018

Surprise! 'The Oscar Almost Went To' has now become 'And the Runner-Up Is.' Host Kevin Jacobsen explains why in the introduction. This week, Kevin is joined by his Gold Derby colleague Charlie Bright to talk about Damien Chazelle's 'La La Land,' which lost Best Picture in the most insane upset in Oscar history to...