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Gold Rush Gang Members 2017/2018

It’s a new season for The Gold Rush Gang and with that means new members! This year we have a great split of five returning players from last season (myself included, of course), a former member back for glory and four BRAND NEW members. Keep an eye out for special guests as the season gets into high gear as well ...

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2017 Oscars: First Oscar Predictions of the 2016-2017 Season (March 2016)

  The first predictions of the top 6 categories from the NEW Gold Rush Gang are here and right now Paramount Pictures’ Silence tops the pack in Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor (Liam Neeson) while Sundance hit Manchester by the Sea scores two #1s, Best Actor (Casey Affleck) and Best Supporting Actress (Michelle Williams). Ruth Negga (Loving) ...

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Gold Rush Gang Members 2016/2017

  It’s a new season for The Gold Rush Gang and with that means new members! This year we have a great split of five returning players from last season (myself included, of course), a former member back for glory and four BRAND NEW members including, for the first time ever, TWO women. As usual, we’ll start our predictions out ...

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The 8th Annual AwardsWatch Gold Rush Contest

With the awards season nearly upon us, it’s time to kick off yet another installment of the AwardsWatch Gold Rush! For those unfamiliar with Gold Rush, it consists of 29 competitions staggered throughout the awards season, in which AW’s finest will put their powers of prediction to the test. Should you choose to participate, you will be asked to predict ...

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2016 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – May 2015

Lead and Supporting Actress is always fraught with category confusion or undecided placement and this year is no different. In our top 5, no less than three (Mara, Vikander and Watts) could potentially go either way. It all depends on how the studios will see a clearer path to a nomination. Focus Features will have an especially difficult time in ...

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Oscar Podcast #24: A New Season Begins with Carol and Joy and the Dying Girl

It’s a new Oscar season (yes, in April) and we’re back with the Awardswatch Oscar Podcast. This year saw some shakeup in the Gold Rush Gang and I welcome the return of Long Pham and congratulate newcomer Adam Norbury to the group. In this first podcast we talk about (very) early ‘frontrunners’ like Carol, Joy and The Danish Girl as well as explore possible nominations ...

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Oscar Podcast #23: FINAL Oscar Predictions…AHHH!!!!!

In Oscar podcast #23, Gold Rush Gang member Peter Cioth and myself, Erik Anderson, tear through all 24 Academy Awards categories to find the answer to the single question, “Who Will Win?” While many categories seem locked and loaded (how could anything beat The Grand Budapest Hotel in Production Design or Julianne Moore in Best Actress?) not only do we ...

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