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2018 Oscars: Is this the year Meryl Streep finally misses?

The always venerable Meryl Streep finally vulnerable in an Oscar race? I feel like we have this discussion every other year. Will the Academy’s most-nominated actress finally fail to earn an Oscar nomination? Inevitably, every time we do we acquiesce to the fact that, yes, she’s getting nominated. Look at last year: Florence Foster Jenkins was a cute film and ...

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2018 Oscars: Can you get an acting Oscar nomination with no precursors?

  The short answer? Yes. It’s happened quite a bit, actually. In all but three of the last 14 years we’ve had at least one name announced on Oscar nomination morning that didn’t land any major precursor, those precursors being Critics’ Choice, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA. While we still have BAFTA to announce their nominations (January 9th) ...

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2015/2016 ‘Who Got What’ List: SAG, Golden Globe, BFCA & BAFTA

  It’s time for the annual Who Got What? list of performances that hit the major precursors: Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Golden Globe, BFCA and BAFTA. Inevitably, one or more of these folks that hit even all four is likely to miss out on an Oscar nomination in favor of a late-breaking performance with momentum or possibly voter fatigue. Last ...

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Oscar Podcast #19: LAFCA, SAG, Golden Globes, Oh My!

In this juicy edition of the AwardsWatch Oscar Podcast, Richard and I dive deep into the Los Angeles Film Critics Awards (tomorrow!) and our nomination predictions for the Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globes happening next week. At LAFCA we talk about the potential battle for Best Actress between Julianne Moore in Still Alice (and possibly Maps to the ...

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2015 Oscars: The New Gold Rush Contest is Here!

The awards season is nearly upon us once again, which marks the beginning of yet another installment of the Gold Rush Contest! Do you like listening to those podcasts? Want to be a member of the Gold Rush Gang and have your personal predictions among the best on the web? This is the place to do it. Winners of this ...

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MADONNA WEEK: Top 10 Hottest Lovers, Husbands and Flings

It’s Madonna Week on AwardsWatch! With the Queen of Pop celebrating her 56th birthday on August 16th, we’ll be counting down and charting everything from her relationships to videos to #1 singles, all leading up to a rated, reviewed and ranked chart of her 12 studio albums. Today we’re starting off with Madonna Top 10 Lovers, Husbands and Flings. Madge ...

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BAFTA : How It Could Influence the Oscar Race

By Alex K Kay For all intents and purposes, the British Academy Of Film and Television Arts (popularly acronym’d as BAFTA) is the penultimate bellwether precursor event before the big one: the Oscars. The critics groups have had their say, the Golden Globes have sprinkled their fairy dust on the proceedings, giving 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle their ...

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Gold Rush Gang Golden Globe Winner Predictions

Now that’s a mouthful, isn’t it? Here are the final winner predictions of the Gold Rush Gang, or most of them, at least. Lots of unity around major wins like Ejiofor, Blanchett, Leto and Screenplay but then some interesting disagreement over Dern vs. DiCaprio for Comedy/Musical Actor, Streep vs. Adams for Comedy/Musical Actress and for Original Score. The list: Gold ...

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Oscar Podcast #7: December 17, 2013

On this Oscar podcast, recorded Tuesday, December 17, 2013, Erik, Peter and Richard discuss the crazy week of SAG, Golden Globe and BFCA nominations. Who surprised, who stumbled and what happened to Amy Adams??

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