The Cinephile Hissy Fit Begins Their 2023 Oscar Predictions With Cati Glidewell

Emma Stone gives the performance of the year in Poor Things. Photos Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures.

We’ve made it to the finish line of another long and tedious awards season. The hosts of the Cinephile Hissy Fit podcast, sponsored and supported by the Ruminations Radio Network, have felt the length of Oscar buzz and will happy to see the 96th Academy Awards on March 10. Before Hollywood’s big night, the show brings back their luckiest of lucky charm guests to break down all of the chatter and possibilities for Jimmy Kimmel’s latest hosting gig.

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For their 146th episode, two golden film critics, two speculative dads, and two red carpet teachers, Will Johnson and Don Shanahan, are ready for the 96th Academy Awards! As with every year, the only way for our guys to break this down is to bring in a real-life golden statuette. Cati Glidewell of The Blonde in Front is back for two episodes to evaluate each and every award. This week, the three cover the under-the-title artistic and technical categories, picking snubs, dark horses, winners, and favorites. Come for the shared challenge and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Enjoy our podcast!


Photo of Cati Glidewell, peering through an pearl curtain.

Cati Glidewell is a Chicago based freelance film journalist, reviewer, trivia expert, and prize-winning Oscar enthusiast. She is a lifelong cinephile who is trying everything and telling you all about it. Find her work across YouTube and social media at The Blonde in Front.
Cinephile Hissy Fits is a Film Obsessive media podcast, brought to you by the Ruminations Radio Network. Please visit, rate, review and subscribe. If you enjoyed this show, we have more where that came from, with interesting hosts, and wonderful guests. All available on iTunesSpotify, and anywhere you find your favorite shows. Follow the show on Twitter at @CinephileFit and on Facebook. Also, find both Will Johnson and Don Shanahan on Letterboxd as the accumulate their viewings and build their ranks and lists.

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Written by Don Shanahan

DON SHANAHAN is a Chicago-based Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic writing here on Film Obsessive as the Editor-in-Chief and Content Supervisor for the film department. He also writes for his own website, Every Movie Has a Lesson. Don is one of the hosts of the Cinephile Hissy Fit Podcast on the Ruminations Radio Network and sponsored by Film Obsessive. As a school teacher by day, Don writes his movie reviews with life lessons in mind, from the serious to the farcical. He is a proud director and one of the founders of the Chicago Indie Critics and a voting member of the nationally-recognized Critics Choice Association, Online Film Critics Society, North American Film Critics Association, International Film Society Critics Association, Internet Film Critics Society, Online Film and TV Association, and the Celebrity Movie Awards.

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