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Golden Globe Nominations: The Biggest Surprises and Snubs

There was a lot to hem and haw about this morning with the Golden Globe nominations but then, isn’t there always? In a year stacked with strong contenders it’s inevitable that there will be some righteous snubs and some surprising inclusions. Here are some of the standouts from today. All the Money in the World hitting the December 4th deadline ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (December Part 1)

Despite her wins at the National Board of Review and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association,  Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird) is still in second place to Allison Janney (I, Tonya) who rules the roost, albeit by a smaller margin this month. It will be interesting to see if these two actresses separate their wins where one earns more critics’ praise while the other dominates ...

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Golden Globe Predictions (Motion Picture): The Post, Call Me By Your Name, Three Billboards, Get Out, Lady Bird and I, Tonya in the fight

The Golden Globes feel more difficult to predict this year than most. With category placements for films like Three Billboards in Drama, Get Out in Comedy and Beatriz at Dinner (which is appealing its Drama ruling) the line of what defines a film’s genre keeps getting muddier each year. The split of the top categories made more sense in the ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (November)

If there’s a theme to this category this year it’s all about moms. Good moms, bad moms, really bad moms and even a Mother. As if the teaser weren’t enough, the red-band trailer for I, Tonya dropped this week and with it the acid-tongued profanity from our #1 Supporting Actress contender, Allison Janney. Sitting atop with a perfect score of ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (September)

Another month, another top placement for Melissa Leo (Novitiate), albeit this time, for the first time in a while, with a 99 instead of a 100. Big moves and new names populate the Supporting Actress list after Leo with yet another beneficiary of the Telluride response to The Shape of Water and that is for previous Oscar winner (and a ...

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