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Gold Rush Gang Predictions: March 2014

The first batch of predictions from the newly inducted Gold Rush Gang are ready for perusing! 2014 looks to be a fantastic and fascinating year for predictions and the list of Best Picture candidates shows that. While most of the films seem to be on the indie side there are some clear blockbusters (Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, starring the newly Oscar-ed ...

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Contender or Pretender Series: Unbroken

Welcome to Contender or Pretender 2014, a new Awardswatch series where, in each entry, we profile a different 2014 film and try to determine whether or not it is bound for Oscar glory next winter.  The subject of our inaugural entry is perhaps the most high-profile early contender for the 2014 inaugural season, thanks to the presence of one of ...

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Looking Ahead to the Next Oscar Race

With the body of the 86th Academy Awards just lowered into the ground and topped off with fresh dirt, there’s no time like the present to look forward to the 87th. Voting and predicting is already underway in the AwardsWatch Forums (as we do) for the 2014/2015 season. Foxcatcher, delayed from Winter 2013 to Fall 2014 looks to be a ...

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Gold Rush Gang: FINAL Oscar Predictions

The time has come, for you to lip sy…wait, wrong show. This is it, the final stretch before the Oscars on Sunday and with it the FINAL winner predictions from the Gold Rush Gang. What a tumultuous season it’s been. While most of our pundints agree that 12 Years a Slave will prevail in Best Picture as it did with ...

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Oscar Podcast #11: FINAL Oscar Predictions!

  In this epic Oscar podcast, recorded February 25th, 2014, Erik, Ben, Kenneth and Peter discuss their final Oscar predictions, possibly change their minds in the middle of the conversation. Meanwhile, Erik forgets 12 Years a Slave isn’t nominated for Original Score, Cate Blanchett gets unironic love from the group and one of the straight guys throws the biggest shade? Settle ...

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BAFTA Preview and Predictions

As we enter the final stretch of the Oscar race we come to the BAFTAs (British Academy of Film and Television Arts), the last stop of the precursor train. Often, by the time we get to the BAFTAs we’ve seen the same winners so many times that there is little left in the room for surprise. That’s a little different ...

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DGA Preview: Does Gravity Have Weight?

The Directors Guild of America hands out its highest honor tonight and by all accounts this should be Gravity‘s Alfonso Cuarón’s to lose. He’s run away with the lion’s share of critics awards for his work on Gravity and has been the frontrunner for the DGA and the Oscar since the film’s release. Currently, all Gold Rush Gang members have ...

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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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