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Contender or Pretender Series: A Most Violent Year

Welcome back to Contender or Pretender 2014, an Awardswatch series where, in each entry, we profile a different 2014 film and try to determine whether or not it is bound for Oscar glory next winter.  Having previously covered two of this year’s Oscar hopefuls about which the most is known to the public, this week we turn to a film ...

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Gold Rush Gang FINAL Oscar Nomination Predictions

It’s all come down to this. With the 11 members of AwardsWatch’s Gold Rush Gang this year you’ll find quite a bit of unity in many categories, or at least 4/5 of the possible nominees. But, a few of our gang have really broken from the pack, sometimes being the lone vote in a category. Long choosing Blue Jasmine in ...

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BFCA + GG + SAG + BAFTA: The Holy Quartet

Every year AwardsWatch compiles the lists and combinations of the major precursors bagged by potential Oscar nominees and this year is no different. A total of 13 people have grabbed all four of these nominations (levels of prestigiousness and integrity aside). The list: Bruce Dern – Nebraska Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave Tom Hanks – Captain Phillips Cate ...

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Critics Societies roundup 6

It has been a while, but we finally have some results from a batch of film critics organizations again. In this roundup, we have Georgia, North Carolina, and Denver (who apparently represent the whole state of Colorado; by the way, design a proper logo, guys). Now, these mostly feature the regular suspects, though it's interesting to note that Leonardo DiCaprio's ...

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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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Critics’ choices or Oscar predictions? BFCA announces nominations

“The single most accurate precursor to the Oscars….“. If ever it was more blatantly clear what the Broadcast Film Critics Association is actually trying to do each year, it was today when they made their nominations for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards public. The list is filled with the usual suspects, with hardly a suprise in sight. Perhaps the biggest ...

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Golden Globe Nominations: American Hustles, HFPA Says N’Oprah

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association have spoken and they showed love for American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave with seven nominations each while showing minimal support for high profile films like The Wolf of Wall Street and August: Osage County, giving them just two. The biggest shocker of the morning was the complete snub of Lee Daniels’ The Butler. ...

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Gold Rush Gang: Golden Globe Nominations Predictions

The Gold Rush Gang have a few things to say about the Golden Globe nominations, especially…what is going on with Supporting Actor?? After today’s Screen Actors Guild nominations the Gang went scrambling to check and re-check their predictions here. Will the rise of Barkhad Abdi and the fall of Bradley Cooper continue? Will James Gandolfini add a Golden Globe nomination ...

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