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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (August)

Lucas Hedges in Boy Erased (Focus Features) Lucas wedges into the top spot For the first time since my 2019 Oscar predictions began, Christian Bale has been relegated to, well, the Backseat. Lucas Hedges has emerged at the new frontrunner for Best Actor with his TIFF and Telluride-bound Boy Erased. This wasn’t an easy leap to make, putting a 21-year …

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The ‘Mowgli’ trailer gives us a major Visual Effects Oscar contender

The first trailer for Mowgli, the second live-action telling of The Jungle Book is here and like its 2016 predecessor it’s going to be a major contender for the Visual Effects Oscar. It is the second feature film from actor Andy Serkis, whose first film Breathe was released last year. Serkis is best known for his motion-capture work in the …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (April) – Bale’s VP is VIP

Christian Bale (Untitled Dick Cheney biopic) holds onto the #1 spot, a phrase I feel like I will repeat quite often this year. Despite just having a Best Actor statue go to another actor with a ‘fat’ transformation biopic, Bale is an exception because he actually physically transforms his body rather than adding on a fat suit and makeup. His …

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2019 Oscars: The Best Actor Contenders (March)

This year’s crop of Best Actor contenders looks like it will largely come from previous Oscar nominees and winners with a smattering of first-timers ready, and certainly willing, to break through. Top of the list is Christian Bale, a Supporting Actor winner for 2010’s The Fighter. He’s looking for a lead win playing Dick Cheney, the most controversial Vice President …

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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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First Look – Christian Bale in HOSTILES

We have your first look at Oscar winner Christian Bale, who reunites with Scott Cooper for his new film Hostiles, which will be part of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Special Presentations section next month. Set in 1892, Hostiles tells the story of a legendary Army Captain (Christian Bale) who, after stern resistance, reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief …

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