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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (September)

What a difference a month can make. Telluride and Venice saw the premieres of a large swath of as-of-yet unseen Best Actress contenders and the reviews are in: Sally Hawkins is a major player in a film, The Shape of Water, that has blown up everywhere. Her stock is on the rise, so much so that she replaces Oscar winner ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (September)

For the first time since our 2018 Oscar predictions started way back in March, Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) notches a score of 99 vs his usual perfect score of 100. This despite the film debuting at Telluride this weekend to nonstop chatter of ‘Gary Oldman is the Best Actor frontrunner’ talk (even though we’ve all known that for months). Sometimes ...

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With mother!, is Jennifer Lawrence in or out of the Best Actress race?

mother! premiered this morning at the Venice Film Festival and as expected, the film was…polarizing to say the least. Some critics loved it, others hated it. But regardless of the polarizing reactions to the film itself, let’s examine Lawrence’s chances for a Best Actress nom. Unlike other articles we ran here recently, making the case for Frances McDormand, Guillermo del ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (September)

The top 4 here remains the same as last month so either we’re doing something right or terribly wrong. It’s a close race for #1 though, as Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) bolts up to #2 and lands just a single point behind Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk) this month. Venice and Telluride gave the Mexican director the biggest boost ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (September)

The Venice and Telluride Film Festivals are still under way at the time of these new predictions with world and US premieres of some of this fall and winter’s top Oscar hopefuls hasn’t made as much of an impact as you’d expect. WB’s Dunkirk is still at #1. 20th Century Fox’s The Papers is back to being The Post and ...

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Emmys: The Oscars, The Tonys, SNL, RuPaul’s Drag Race Highlight our Variety, Reality-Competition Winner Predictions

Emmy Expert Jonathan Boehle and I have already revealed our prediction in the Variety and Reality categories in Emmy Podcast #20 but now you can see where the rest of the experts stand in the tight races. Reality-Competition and Reality Host are especially close with first time nominee RuPaul’s Drag Race challenging 10-time winner The Amazing Race and three-time winner ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – ORIGINAL SCORE, ANIMATED FEATURE, VISUAL EFFECTS

Dunkirk has taken over the #1 spot in Original Score from Blade Runner 2049 as it was recently announced that Hans Zimmer will be taking over composing duties from frequent Denis Villeneuve collaborator and two-time Oscar nominee Jóhann Jóhannsson. While Jóhannsson is still going to be credited with the main theme he will be the third wheel behind Zimmer and Benjamin ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – CINEMATOGRAPHY, PRODUCTION DESIGN, COSTUME DESIGN (August)

These are the official 2018 Oscar Predictions in Cinematography, Production Design and Costume Design for August from the Gold Rush Gang. Keep an eye on all of the Gold Rush Gang’s 2018 Oscar predictions updated LIVE throughout the month. Blade Runner 2049 still leads Cinematography and Production Design but Dunkirk has closed in on the former this month with debuts from Phantom Thread ...

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