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2018 Oscars Contenders: Best Actor

Best Actor top contenders: Gary Oldman, Chadwick Boseman, Timothée Chalamet, Donald Sutherland and Benedict Cumberbatch

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

Glenn Close, Brie Larson, Daniela Vega, Margot Robbie and Emma Stone headline first 2018 Best Actress contenders

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

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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

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) and Dev Patel (Lion) are in a very close race for Supporting Actor

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

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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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The Gold Rush Gang is Predicting ‘La La Land’ to Win 10 Oscars

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Illustration by Kyle Hilton originally in The Hollywood Reporter While nearly everyone worth their weight in Oscar predicting is in agreement that La La Land will win Best Picture, Director, Actress and Sound Mixing, the Gold Rush Gang feels pretty secure that it will pick up six more at the 89th Academy Awards. That will put it just one below ...

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2017 Oscars: Ballots Are Open, Here are the Close Races

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With nearly all of the major guilds (SAG, DGA, PGA) and industry awards (Golden Globes, BAFTA) under our belts all that’s left is the big one, The Oscars. Voting officially begins today (and lasts for eight days) yet there are still a lot of questions about certain races. Some that seemed solid have opened up, others just don’t have a ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions – February 10th

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The BAFTAs are this weekend with an update to follow. Click here for updated 2017 Oscar winner predictions from The Gold Rush Gang in all categories. Here is the state of the Oscar race right now, February 10th, 2017. BEST PICTURE ERIK ANDERSON BRYAN BONAFEDE CHRIS PEPPER EVAN KOST JAMES NARVEY KENNETH POLISHCHUK JÚLIA ALBUQUERQUE MONIKA NIKOLIĆ RICHARD ANTHONY ROBERT SCHIRMER ...

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