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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (April)

Supporting Actor: Michael Stuhlbarg leads; Steve Buscemi, Michael Shannon, Ben Mendelsohn, Jason Mitchell follow

Not much change in Supporting Actor this month, in fact it’s the same top 5 as last month with just a small amount of movement within that group. Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me By Your Name) maintains a clear favorite but Steve Buscemi (Lean on Pete) moves up and starts to close the gap. Neither actor has ever been Oscar-nominated. Although ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – SUPPORTING ACTOR (March)

Top: Michael Stuhlbarg, Michael Shannon, Steve Buscemi 
Bottom: Jason Mitchell, Ben Mendelsohn

This year’s batch of Supporting Actor hopefuls is rich with to the possibility of a lot of first-time nominees. Right now, our top 10 predictions have eight potential newcomers to Oscar. At the top is Michael Stuhlbarg in Call Me By Your Name. The enormously prolific character actor plays the father of a 17-year old son who begins a torrid summer ...

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2016

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It’s time for the annual 50 Favo(u)rite Performances list from AwardsWatch and this year features actors with multiple film mentions and films with two, three and even gets four performances making the cut. The voting begins in the forums in phases of nominations that create a shortlist from which the final nominee list is produced. From that group a ranked list ...

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2017 Oscar Nominations: La La Land Ties All-Time Record with 14

La La Land Ties All-Time Oscar Nomination Record with 14

Well, it happened. La La Land defied some odds and hit 14 nominations today, tying it with the all-time Oscar record. That total puts it in alongside Titanic and All About Eve as the most-nominated films ever. The modern-day musical hit Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Original Screenplay, Film Editing, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Original Score, Original Song (x2), ...

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Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) – La La Land Dances to a Win

La La Land Ties All-Time Oscar Nomination Record with 14

The Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) have chosen La La Land as the best film of 2016. The modern-day, original musical also earned citations for its director, Damien Chazelle and for its editing. Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert continued their domination of critics awards, as did Mahershala Ali. His win for Moonlight was one of two for the film, ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (November)

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Despite being in a film that has yet to even give us a teaser trailer, Liam Neeson (Silence) remains atop the Best Supporting Actor chart, a surprising feat considering all but one other contender (Stephen McKinley Henderson in Fences, incidentally both Paramount releases) has been seen and reviewed and Neeson still hasn’t been toppled. That still makes his position “good ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (October)

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Very little change in Best Supporting Actor this month; the top five remain the same but with some movement within that group. Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals) nearly doubles his points to land in the #3 spot, bumping down Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) to #4. Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water) also falls one, to #5. Liam Neeson (Silence) holds onto #1 ...

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