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PGA Preview: A Tale of Three Films

With the Screen Actors Guild kicking off the industry awards last night (aka, the real road to the Oscars), the Producers Guild have their say tonight and the race is between Golden Globe Comedy and SAG Ensemble winner American Hustle, Golden Globe Drama and BFCA Best Picture winner 12 Years a Slave and mega-blockbuster Gravity. At this point in the ...

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Gold Rush Gang FINAL Oscar Nomination Predictions

It’s all come down to this. With the 11 members of AwardsWatch’s Gold Rush Gang this year you’ll find quite a bit of unity in many categories, or at least 4/5 of the possible nominees. But, a few of our gang have really broken from the pack, sometimes being the lone vote in a category. Long choosing Blue Jasmine in ...

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Oscar Podcast #9: January 14, 2014

  Erik and Kenneth dish to the death in this epic Oscar podcast that covers the Golden Globe winners and our final (sort of) Oscar nomination predictions for this Thursday. Hold onto your wigs, ’cause it’s a long one.

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Gold Rush Gang Golden Globe Winner Predictions

Now that’s a mouthful, isn’t it? Here are the final winner predictions of the Gold Rush Gang, or most of them, at least. Lots of unity around major wins like Ejiofor, Blanchett, Leto and Screenplay but then some interesting disagreement over Dern vs. DiCaprio for Comedy/Musical Actor, Streep vs. Adams for Comedy/Musical Actress and for Original Score. The list: Gold ...

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Our Gold Rush Gang predicts the WGA nominees

Through a haze of champagne, we are going to try to look ahead with our Gold Rush Gang today to Friday, when the Writers Guild of America brings us their nominations. Their myriad of eligibility rules always leads to a lot of screenplays being excluded from nominations (you can find some of this year’s casualties here), giving way to some fare ...

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Our Gold Rush Gang predicts the PGA nominees

We are in the lull of the season, with most people either still digesting Christmas dinner or preparing their firecrackers for New Years Eve (except the good people of Central Ohio, it seems). But fear not, a week of important nominations is coming up, as the guilds begin to roll out their nominees. The PGA, WGA, and DGA all announce ...

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Oscar Shocker: The Past and Wadjda Don’t Make the Foreign Film Shortlist

The shortlist for the Foreign Language Film Oscar was revealed today and most notably for what was missing rather than what made it. Iran’s The Past, from Asghar Farhadi, was surprisingly snubbed. His A Separation won this award just two years ago and was seen as a frontrunner here. Also missing, and also a deemed front runner, was Saudi Arabia’s ...

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Gold Rush Gang Predictions – Post SAG/GG/BFCA

With the first round of major industry and critics nominations revealed, the Gold Rush Gang has unleashed their updated predictions in all categories. Taking into account the Screen Actors Guild, the Golden Globes, the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the abundance of critics groups, the race between 12 Years a Slave vs. Gravity now seems to be 12 Years a ...

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Oscar Podcast #7: December 17, 2013

On this Oscar podcast, recorded Tuesday, December 17, 2013, Erik, Peter and Richard discuss the crazy week of SAG, Golden Globe and BFCA nominations. Who surprised, who stumbled and what happened to Amy Adams??

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