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Here you’ll find all film awards related predictions.

Producers Guild of America (PGA): Understanding the Preferential Ballot

On Tuesday, the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) released their nominations for best motion picture of the year. These are looked upon, given their impressive track record, with considerable interest. But they’re also going to be the first industry preferential ballot of the 2016-2017 season. This year’s race for Best Picture is looking very much like La La Land’s to lose; ...

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – January 2nd


Here are the Forum Oscar Poll Results for the first half of January 2016 with La La Land tops for Best Picture and Director, Denzel Washington (Fences) and Emma Stone (La La Land) for Best Actor and Actress, and more. There will be one more prediction update in two weeks before Oscar nominations.   BEST PICTURE 01. La La Land ...

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2017 Golden Globe Winner Predictions – MOTION PICTURE

A lot of tough races should make the motion picture categories at the Golden Globes exciting. (from top; Moonlight, La La Land, Toni Erdmann)

We’re just a week away from the Golden Globes so it’s time for winner predictions! This is really where the race could start to take shape…unless we have a year like last year. The Revenant won the Motion Picture – Drama prize here last year while fellow nominee Spotlight went on to win Oscar’s Best Picture. This year definitely looks ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: ALL CATEGORIES (January 1)


It’s getting close, only three weeks until Oscar nominations for the 89th Academy Awards are announced. We will have just one more official predictions list, in about two weeks. But this is where the state of the race is on the first day of the new year, before the Golden Globe Awards and before the majority of industry guilds, including the Producers ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: The Post-Critics’ Awards Boom


As we inch closer to the 2017 Oscar nominations (just a month away) we’ll be ramping up the predictions to reflect all new info like critics’ awards (the hundred or so that have come in over the last three weeks) and the upcoming Golden Globes next month. Below is where the Gold Rush Gang stands at the moment with a ...

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2017 Oscars: What’s Making the Foreign Language Film Shortlist?

From left; Neruda (Chile), The Salesman (Iran), Toni Erdmann (Germany), Land of Mine (Denmark) and Elle (France)

The shortlist of nine films that will be in the running for the five spots at the Oscars is announcing tomorrow and here’s what AwardsWatch thinks is getting in. But first, since we have the Golden Globe nominations as a comparison it should be noted how generally bad they are in terms of aligning with the Academy. First, as most ...

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Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Predictions – FILM

The Screen Actors Guild SAG 'Actor'

Trying to predict the Screen Actors Guild award nominations is a lot like the photo of the group’s statue above; the comic smiling face and the sad face of tragedy. SAG is such a crazy and unique animal in the awards predicting race that it sometimes makes you feel bi-polar trying to suss it out. The nomination voting process for ...

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Golden Globe Predictions (Film): La La Land and Moonlight Should Shine, Hacksaw Ridge Could Blow Up


This is an especially tough year to predict the Golden Globe nominations. Every year sees the weird idiosyncrasies of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association from specious category placement to outright favoritism but at least the group of 90+ international journalists is trying to repair their decades-old negative reputation. It doesn’t hurt though that the show is still one of the ...

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