Tom O'Neil

  • Film

    May 28, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Tony Nomination Predictions! Come And Get 'Em!

    The nominations for the Tonys will be announced tomorrow, as anyone with a Playbill collection knows. For some educated guesses as to who the chosen will be, here are the predictions that have been ventured by myself and some other esteemed theater scribes who sit still for a living.

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Hear Me Talk Academy Awards Dish! Juicy And Fun Stuff!

    Oscar know-it-all Tom O'Neil asked me to chat with him on his site for updates on the Oscar race and how it's been morphing by the minute. But it turned out to be just a trick to get me there so he could bitchslap me for my boring predictions!

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Could Nicole Kidman Get An Oscar AND A Razzie For The Same Performance?

    I discussed that in a spicy and informative webcam interview with's Tom O'Neil. I pointed out that Nicole Kidman is getting Oscar nomination buzz for her role as a human Barbie in The Paperboy, even though her perf wasn't terribly good--with the emphasis on terribly. Tom points out t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Meryl Will Lose Again, And Other Fail-Safe Oscar Predictions

    Check out my new column, in which I detail my exclusive, highly knowledgeable takes on who will win the major categories at the Oscars this Sunday, causing them to exude a kindly glow at least through Tuesday. Not among the victorious for the kazillionth time in a row is my gal Meryl Streep. She w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Oscar's Biggest Outrages!

    ​Did Liz Taylor really deserve that Oscar for Butterfield 8 or was it all about the tracheotomy? How about such surprise winners as Grace Kelly, Judy Holliday, and Richard Dreyfuss? Did the people who decided Dubya won Ohio in 2004 get their early training by tallying these Oscar categories? ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 5, 2010

    Oscar Winner Turned Away From Gay Beer Hall!

    Academy Awards heads-up: Basterds and biopsies.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Oscar Predictions Made Easy

    All year long, I draw up crazy, neurotic lists for myself of who will surely get Oscar nominations, sometimes before the films have even been made. So it makes perfect golden sense that I've been chosen by Tom O'Neil, the editor of the esteemed Goldderby site, to be one of his stellar Oscar prognost ... More >>