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Gold Rush Gang Members 2017-2018

It’s a new season for The Gold Rush Gang and with that means new members! This year we have a great split of five returning players from last season (myself included, of course), a former member back for glory and four BRAND NEW members. Keep an eye out for special guests as the season gets into high gear as well ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – BEST PICTURE (March)

Moonlight‘s surprise win in Best Picture just over a week ago should have lit a fire under the collective asses of Oscar predictors. Defying all possible odds to best the perceived frontrunner (even with its weak spots)  means the Academy was ready for something different and weren’t about to be told what was going to win. Does that mean the ...

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Gold Rush Gang Members 2017/2018

It’s a new season for The Gold Rush Gang and with that means new members! This year we have a great split of five returning players from last season (myself included, of course), a former member back for glory and four BRAND NEW members. Keep an eye out for special guests as the season gets into high gear as well ...

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2018 Oscars Contenders: Best Actor

Where last year might have seemed a bit thin for Best Actor, this year looks to be another cup runneth over Oscar season for men. Way out in front right now is Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour. It took Oldman decades to get his first Oscar nomination (for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy in 2011) but this year he’s playing Winston Churchill ...

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2018 Oscar Contenders: Best Actress

After what most felt was a stellar year for lead female performances in 2016, resulting in one of the most competitive Oscar races in years, the 2018 race is looking quite full as well. Previous Oscar winners and nominees are going to flood this year, as well as some ladies looking for their first nomination in breakthrough or classic ‘deglam’ ...

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FINAL 2017 Oscar Winner Predictions

The 89th Academy Awards are this Sunday, February 26th and the FINAL Oscar winner predictions from the Gold Rush Gang are locked and loaded. It’s been an easy ride for some, like Best Picture frontrunner La La Land. The film captured the Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Film plus the PGA and DGA. Losing after all of that would ...

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Mahershala Ali or Dev Patel – Why Supporting Actor Is So Tough This Year

Every Oscar season us awards watchers generally find ourselves in two camps; getting bored or frustrated when everything seems inevitable and freaking out when there are open races just days before the big show and fretting over our predictions. Despite a steamroll for La La Land in many categories, Supporting Actor isn’t one of them and after BAFTA it’s turned ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: Frontrunner Friday Sees Some Close Races in the Final Stretch

We’re just over a week away from the Oscars and as we head into the final stretch something surprising is happening. We’re seeing cracks in previously ‘locked’ categories, opening the door for former frontrunners to be overtaken by late-breaking films and performances. Specifically, Best Actor is now a true horserace with Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) and Denzel Washington ...

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