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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (April)

Gary Oldman leads the Best Actor race with Daniel Day-Lewis, Matt Damon, Timothée Chalamet, Bryan Cranston and Tom Hanks along for the ride

Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) stands as the sole performer (or film) with all #1 votes across the board from every Gold Rush Gang member and it’s only April. Oldman himself was recently at CinemaCon promoting his Churchill biopic from Focus Features so you know he wants this. Never one for this type of self-promotion before (and often sidelined due to ...

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2018 Oscars Contenders: Best Actor

Best Actor top contenders: Gary Oldman, Chadwick Boseman, Timothée Chalamet, Donald Sutherland and Benedict Cumberbatch

Where last year might have seemed a bit thin for Best Actor, this year looks to be another cup runneth over Oscar season for men. Way out in front right now is Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour. It took Oldman decades to get his first Oscar nomination (for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy in 2011) but this year he’s playing Winston Churchill ...

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89th Academy Award Winners: Moonlight Upsets La La La for Best Picture

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MOONLIGHT won the 2017 Oscar for Best Picture, one of its three wins of eight nominations. But it wasn’t met without a period of confusion as presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announced La La Land as the winner. It turns out Beatty and Dunaway, who announced the winner, was given the wrong envelope and announced La La Land as the ...

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Oscar Podcast #51: FINAL Oscar Winner Predictions

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Well, here we are. The last prediction podcast of the 2016-2017 Oscar season. I am joined by Gold Rush Gang members Kenneth and Evan for a deep dive into all 24 categories, starting off with the last batch of guilds that announced and using them as the jumping-off points for those Oscar categories. That carries us into a conversation about Hidden ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: Frontrunner Friday Sees Some Close Races in the Final Stretch

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We’re just over a week away from the Oscars and as we head into the final stretch something surprising is happening. We’re seeing cracks in previously ‘locked’ categories, opening the door for former frontrunners to be overtaken by late-breaking films and performances. Specifically, Best Actor is now a true horserace with Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) and Denzel Washington ...

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2017 Oscars: Ballots Are Open, Here are the Close Races

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With nearly all of the major guilds (SAG, DGA, PGA) and industry awards (Golden Globes, BAFTA) under our belts all that’s left is the big one, The Oscars. Voting officially begins today (and lasts for eight days) yet there are still a lot of questions about certain races. Some that seemed solid have opened up, others just don’t have a ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions – February 10th

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The BAFTAs are this weekend with an update to follow. Click here for updated 2017 Oscar winner predictions from The Gold Rush Gang in all categories. Here is the state of the Oscar race right now, February 10th, 2017. BEST PICTURE ERIK ANDERSON BRYAN BONAFEDE CHRIS PEPPER EVAN KOST JAMES NARVEY KENNETH POLISHCHUK JÚLIA ALBUQUERQUE MONIKA NIKOLIĆ RICHARD ANTHONY ROBERT SCHIRMER ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: Post-Producers Guild, Screen Actors Guild

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The Producers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild both gave out their awards last weekend and La La Land‘s win at the PGA came as a surprise to no one but Hidden Figures besting Moonlight at SAG was. Not a shock, really, the film is a huge populist hit and SAG loves that. It also loves Best Picture ...

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2017 Oscar Winner Predictions

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Best Picture Best Director Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Next: Original & Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing, Cinematography, Production and Costume Design

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