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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (May)

Viola Davis (Fences) hold onto the #1 spot this month and even increases her lead over Loving‘s Ruth Negga from last month. The one-two punch of Davis and Negga aim to be hard to topple this year as their point totals are more than double their nearest competitors. Amy Adams (Story of Your Life) manages to move up to 3rd, ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (May)

After tying for 1st place last month, Nate Parker (The Birth of a Nation) now holds onto the #1 all by himself, pulling ahead of former #1 Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea). Andrew Garfield (Silence), who was tied with Loving‘s Joel Edgerton last month, also breaks a tie and moves ahead for sole ownership of the #3 position. Denzel ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (May)

Even less change in Best Director this month than in Best Picture, with Martin Scorsese still ruling the roost with Silence. The top 7 vote getters remain the same just with ever so slight changes in vote totals. We do have one new entry in Barry Jenkins for Moonlight, which sees increases in many categories this month. The first trailer ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (May)

Paramount’s Silence holds onto the #1 spot for the 3rd month in a row and in fact, the top 5 is the same (and in the same order) as last month. The Weinstein Company’s Lion makes another move up, to #6 where it’s tied with A24’s Moonlight (which has its first test screening tonight). Warner Bros.’ Sully and Lionsgate’s La La Land fall ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (April)

While the top 9 vote getters this month are the same as last month, there is movement within that group and stronger support for many individual performances. Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea) remains an immovable force at #1 by a large margin, receiving #1 votes from 8/10 Gold Rush Gang members. As I had expected, Naomie Haris (Moonlight) makes ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (April)

The top three in Best Supporting Actor this month remain unchanged in position and point total from last month. Liam Neeson (Silence) feels like an unstoppable force and will be if the film lives up to what is already a very high expectation. Steve Martin, an Honorary Oscar winner, seems primed for his first competitive Oscar nomination but there is ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (April)

Viola Davis (Fences) has taken over the #1 spot from Ruth Negga (Loving) this month and it’s very likely we could see these two volley for the top spot all year long. The two actresses have either #1 or #2 placements from all Gold Rush Gang members except Bryan who has Negga at #3 (Amy Adams in Story of Your ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (April)

  Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) may still hold the top spot this month but he’s not alone; Nate Parker (The Birth of a Nation) moves up in points to join him in a tie for first place. Joel Edgerton (Loving) also moves up a spot to tie Andrew Garfield (Silence) for #3. Edgerton moves up based on individual rankings ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (April)

  Martin Scorsese (Silence) is still the king of the Best Director predictions with a perfect score of 50 (#1s across the board) but Jeff Nichols (Loving) makes a big jump in points to move past Nate Parker (The Birth of a Nation) to #3 this month. This is largely on the strength of his film securing an In Competition ...

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