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2015 Oscars: Gold Rush Gang Oscar Predictions August 2014 – Birdman Flies, Boyhood Grows Up, Selma Marches On

Results are in for the most current Gold Rush Gang Oscar predictions and Fox Searchlight’s Birdman continues to hold strong, Paramount’s Selma rises and both IFC’s Boyhood and The Weinstein Company’s perceived main horse, The Imitation Game, make gains in multiple categories. Plus, we’ve added the below-the-line predictions in all categories save Documentary Feature and Foreign Language Film for now. ...

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – July 2014: Boyhood and Selma Soar, Big Eyes Tumbles

The forum Oscar poll results for July are in and while some films and performances maintain consistency (Foxcatcher, Unbroken) others have found themselves either soaring or floundering. The big move up this month were the massive gain for Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, which enjoyed bumps in Best Picture (where it debuts at #9), Best Director (Linklater, debuting at #7), Supporting Actress ...

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – June 2014

It’s time for a new round of AwardsWatch forum Oscar poll results! As always the numbers represent the percentage of total voters choosing that film, director or performance to be nominated and we’re going to look to June to see that, while Sony Pictures Classics’ Foxcatcher is retaining its #1 spot in Best Picture predictions, the trailer for Fox Searchlight‘s Birdman has ...

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Gold Rush Gang Oscar Predictions – May 2014

  The new round of Gold Rush Gang Oscar predictions is up with some changes from last month, an increased strength for Foxcatcher after its success at Cannes and some films and performances dropping off the radar. Don’t forget to check the Gold Rush Gang charts to see who’s voting for whom and align yourself with the best of the ...

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Croisette Contenders and Palme Pretenders: Cannes Special Edition

Welcome back to AwardsWatch’s Contender or Pretender series, where this week we will be doing something a little bit different. This last Saturday concluded the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, cinema’s most prestigious film festival. There, Jane Campion’s jury awarded prizes to films from a wide variety of countries and filmmakers, ranging from a Hollywood star such as Julianne Moore, to ...

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Oscar Podcast #13: Post-Cannes Predictions

In this podcast, Erik, Peter and new Gold Rush Gang member Matt L. discuss the Cannes Film Festival and its winners and losers and how it will affect the Oscar race. We also discuss our current Oscar predictions, featuring Foxcatcher, Unbroken, Angelina Jolie, Julianne Moore, Harvey Weinstein and Fox Searchlight. Links: Direct Download  Permanent Link

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Contender or Pretender Series: Interstellar

Welcome to the latest Contender or Pretender 2014.  Today we take a look at what will likely be the biggest film in the awards race this year, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. The Hopeful: Interstellar Directed by: Christopher Nolan Written by: Christopher and Jonathan Nolan Starring: Matthew McConnaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck,  Wes Bentley, Ellen Burstyn, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace, John Lithgow Distributor: ...

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Contender or Pretender Series: Big Eyes

Welcome to the latest installment of Awardswatch’s Contender or Pretender 2014. This week we tackle Big Eyes, the real-life story of painting couple Margaret and Walter Keane, which will be brought to the screen by the celebrated director Tim Burton. The Hopeful: Big Eyes Directed by: Tim Burton Written by: Scott Alexander and Larry Karazewski Starring: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, ...

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Gold Rush Gang Oscar Predictions: April 2014

April 2014 predictions from the best Oscar predictors in the business, The Gold Rush Gang, are here! In Best Picture, support for Big Eyes, Birdman, Foxcatcher, Inherent Vice and Interstellar is still strong. Unbroken is still trying to break into that top 5 but who would it unseat? Fury and Get On Up drop a bit, each losing one vote from last month. ...

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