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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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Oscar Podcast #53: CinemaCon Buzz; the Oscars in a post-Moonlight world

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This 53rd Oscar Podcast, the first of the 2017-2018 season, former Gold Rush Gang member Peter and I break down the main contenders right now and who could be in the future. With CinemaCon last week, we got some insight on a few high-profile Oscar contenders like The Greatest Showman, Suburbicon, Downsizing, Wonderstruck and Darkest Hour. On the flip side, ...

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Frontrunner Friday: Suburbicon, Greatest Showman Enter the Oscar Race

Julianne Moore in Suburbicon; Hugh Jackman in The Greatest Showman

This year’s CinemaCon event in Las Vegas opened up the visibility to this year’s Oscar race a bit, giving us peeks at a handful of as-of-yet unseen films and some films that aren’t even finished with production yet. Some of that word of mouth shows up today with some movement on films like Suburbicon, The Greatest Showman, and Paul Thomas ...

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‘The Birth of a Nation’ gets a trailer

The Birth of a Nation (Fox Searchlight)

One of the most anticipated films of 2016, The Birth of a Nation, has its first teaser trailer. The dual 2016 Sundance Film Festival winner, which was also shown in parts at CinemaCon, is full of sweeping camera shots, dramatic photography and rousing speeches. The film, which was written, directed and stars Nate Parker, tells the story of Nat Turner, ...

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