Best Animated Feature

FINAL Oscar Winner Predictions for the 90th Academy Awards

Here we go. After one of the wildest and most unpredictable Oscar seasons in recent memory with regards to the top category, Best Picture, the Gold Rush Gang and myself have finally settled on our final Oscar winner predictions. Or have we? LISTEN: Oscar Podcast #65: FINAL Oscar winner predictions with Vanity Fair’s Joanna Robinson Three films have #1 spots …

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Frontrunner Friday: Stuck in the Middle of Oscar Voting

We’re just over a week from the Oscars and while a handful of races seem pretty locked up right now (Adapted Screenplay, Director, ALL four acting categories), we still have some real nail-biters that will be keeping us on the edge of our seat right until the envelope is opened (barring some fiasco like last year…). Best Picture has never …

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2018 Oscars: The Animated Feature and Original Song Connection

Disney/Pixar’s COCO is nominated for Animated Feature and Original Song – can it win both? The connection between animated films and the Original Song Oscar is relatively new one. From the inception of the Original Song category only two songs from animated films won between 1934 and 1988 (“When You Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio – 1940 and “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” …

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2018 Oscar Winner Predictions in ALL Categories

Here are the 2018 Oscar winner predictions from the Gold Rush Gang in all 24 categories for Friday, February 2, 2018. You can read breakdowns of the top 8 categories below. BEST PICTURE | BEST DIRECTOR | BEST ACTOR | BEST ACTRESS | SUPPORTING ACTOR I SUPPORTING ACTRESS | ADAPTED SCREENPLAY | ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY CINEMATOGRAPHY ERIK ANDERSON BRYAN BONAFEDE GREG HOWARD EVAN KOST JASON OSIASON KENNETH POLISHCHUK DENIZCAN SÜRÜCÜ RICHARD ANTHONY ŞÜKRÜ …

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2018 Oscars: FINAL Oscar Nomination Predictions

It’s all come down to this, the FINAL Oscar nomination predictions of the 2018 Oscar season. Collectively, the Gold Rush Gang is predicting The Shape of Water to lead the nominations with 14, followed by Dunkirk with 9,  Get Out and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with 7, I, Tonya with 6 and a handful of films coming in with 5 apiece: Darkest …

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2018 Oscars: Final Predictions for Best Animated Feature

The Oscar nominations are just four days away and it’s time to present our final predictions for Best Animated Feature from featured contributor Mina Takla. In the past 2 months, he’s analyzed the indie contenders and how the voting rule change may very well impact the set of nominees we will get this year. Before getting to his final predictions …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: End of 2017 Predictions in ALL Categories

As we end this year, and really only the first half of awards season, I offer my Oscar predictions in all 24 categories. Keep an eye out for new and updated predictions next week as the Producers Guild of America announces their nominations (January 5) and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association gives out the Golden Globe Awards on January 7. …

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Interview: Ann Marie Fleming on why WINDOW HORSES is one of the year’s most timely animated features in the Oscar race

At a time where multiple nations are battling xenophobia and striving to achieve tolerance and cultural exchange, Asian-Canadian filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming brings an animated marvel, Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming, that couldn’t have come at a more interesting time. Hollywood at large, and the animation industry specifically, is trying to have a better representation of …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: ANIMATED FEATURE (December Part 1)

Disney/Pixar’s Coco remains atop the chart for Animated Feature this month, as it has every month. The Breadwinner stays solid at #2 and although The LEGO Batman Movie stays at #3 it is gaining in points. It’s up from 19 last month to 26 this month. The Annie nominations were announced earlier this week where Coco and The Breadwinner led …

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