As Above, So Below
It's that rare found-footage film with a strong premise, a memorably eccentric style, and plenty of energy to burn. It's also poorly conceived, and hard…
Matt Zoller Seitz presents the RogerEbert.com pick for Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave".
Susan Wloszczyna presents the RogerEbert.com pick for Best Actress: Cate Blanchett.
Odie Henderson champions Chiwetel Ejiofor as the Best Actor of 2013.
Peter Sobczynski makes the case for Alfonso Cuaron to win the Oscar for Best Director.
Olivia Collette argues for The Act of Killing to be named the Best Documentary of 2013.
Erik Childress analyzes the impact of the recently-awarded BAFTAs on the Oscar race.
Links to all the essays about our picks for who deserves Oscars during this week-long event. Updated daily.
Nell Minow makes the case for Best Original Screenplay for Spike Jonze's "Her."
Brian Tallerico champions "Before Midnight" for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Omer M. Mozaffer champions Barkhad Abdi for Best Supporting Actor of 2013.