Film critics Nell Minow, Mack Bates and Geoff Roberts drop by to discuss the latest Oscar nominations as well as to predict winners in six key categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. The 88th Annual Academy Award nominations are scheduled to be announced on January 14, and the winners will be revealed on February 28. All three critics share a deep interest in the Oscars each year, and they really know their movie stuff!
Nell, the famous Movie Mom, writes film commentary for Belief.net and is the author of several fascinating film-related books. Born in Toronto, Geoff has been fortunate to be a guest on a variety of Canadian and American radio and TV programs. From 2006-2009 he was a guest on "daytime" in Mississauga, Canada, giving his detailed perspective on the Academy Awards. From 2013-2014 he was the host of Front Row Center on WhiStle Radio 102.7 FM in Stouffville, Canada. Mack has written freelance articles for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and served as a staff blogger for Milwaukee Magazine’s official film blog. He also received an Emmy for his work on the The Robert and Rosie Show.