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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (November)

As with the new Best Picture predictions, there is movement due to the failure of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk to generate positive reviews after its NYFCC screening. This results in its director, two-time Oscar winner Ang Lee, falling off the list completely – just as his film did. This helps everyone else, of course, with Martin Scorsese (Silence), Kenneth Lonergan ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (November)

October brought the biggest changes and upsets in Best Picture we’ve all year. Early frontrunner Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk screened in all of its 4k, 3D, 120fps glory to almost universal pans. Like, people viscerally hated it. At the film’s Q&A at the New York Film Festival, the cast and Lee himself were visibly shaken at the film and ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: SOUND EDITING and SOUND MIXING (October)

Here are the 2017 Oscar predictions for Best Sound Editing and Best Mixing from The Gold Rush Gang for October: OTHER CONTENDERS Allied Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Captain America: Civil War Hacksaw Ridge Jason Bourne The Jungle Book La La Land Silence OTHER CONTENDERS Allied Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice The Birth of a Nation Captain America: ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: ORIGINAL SCORE and ORIGINAL SONG (October)

Here are the 2017 Oscar predictions for Best Original Score and Best Original Song from The Gold Rush Gang for October: OTHER CONTENDERS The BFG The Birth of a Nation Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Florence Foster Jenkins La La Land Lion Live by Night Loving Moonlight Nocturnal Animals Red Turtle, The Sully OTHER CONTENDERS TBD – Moonlight ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: CINEMATOGRAPHY and FILM EDITING (October)

Here are the 2017 Oscar predictions for Best Cinematography and Best Film Editing from The Gold Rush Gang for October: OTHER CONTENDERS Allied The Birth of a Nation The BFG Hail, Caesar! Lion Loving Moonlight Nocturnal Animals Passengers Rules Don’t Apply Sully OTHER CONTENDERS 13th Allied Jason Bourne Lion Loving Nocturnal Animals Passengers Follow the updated Gold Rush Gang predictions ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: THE SCREENPLAYS (October)

Here are the 2017 Oscar predictions for Best Adapted and Best Original Screenplay from The Gold Rush Gang for October: OTHER CONTENDERS The Founder The Girl on the Train The Light Between Oceans Live by Night Nocturnal Animals OTHER CONTENDERS 20th Century Women Allied The Birth of a Nation Bleed For This Café Society Captain Fantastic Collateral Beauty Everybody Wants ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (October)

Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea) and Naomie Harris (Moonlight) still hold onto the #1 and #3 spots but look at Nicole Kidman in Lion. Not only does she volley from #5 to #3 this month, she more than doubles her points. Her reviews from the Toronto International Film Festival, where the film debuted, were very good and her return ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (October)

Very little change in Best Supporting Actor this month; the top five remain the same but with some movement within that group. Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals) nearly doubles his points to land in the #3 spot, bumping down Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) to #4. Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water) also falls one, to #5. Liam Neeson (Silence) holds onto #1 ...

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