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Frontrunner Friday: Female Directors, Auteurs, Oscar Favorites and a WWII-heavy slate

Top: John Boyega in Kathryn Bigelow's Untitled Detroit Riots Project; Kristen Wiig and Matt Damon in Downsizing
Bottom: Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in The Post; Garrett Hedlund and Jason Mitchell in Mudbound

Kathryn Bigelow’s Untitled Detroit Riots Project, Downsizing, The Post and Mudbound head up this week’s Frontrunner Friday So early, still so many predictions of the ‘good on paper’ variety but that isn’t stopping us from looking at what is or might be drawing buzz towards the march to Oscar next season. Kathryn Bigelow’s (still) Untitled Detroit Riots Project remains in the top ...

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Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Predictions – FILM

The Screen Actors Guild SAG 'Actor'

Trying to predict the Screen Actors Guild award nominations is a lot like the photo of the group’s statue above; the comic smiling face and the sad face of tragedy. SAG is such a crazy and unique animal in the awards predicting race that it sometimes makes you feel bi-polar trying to suss it out. The nomination voting process for ...

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Variety and PBS’s ‘Actors on Actors’ Returns January 3 with Natalie Portman, Octavia Spencer, Nicole Kidman and more

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The Emmy-winning Variety/PBS SoCal series Variety Studio: Actors on Actors is set to return for its 5th season on January 3rd, 2017 and the match-ups set look pretty great. Two additional episodes will air on January 4th and January 5th. They will also stream on pbssocal.org, with clips available on Variety.com starting at the end of this month and will air ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (November)

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Very little to report for Best Actor this month as we have the same lineup as last month, minus Joe Alwyn – yet another casualty in the culling of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Denzel Washington (Fences) and Manchester by the Sea‘s Casey Affleck’s point totals even remain the same for the third month in a row. Ryan Gosling (La ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (October)

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Denzel Washington (Fences) and Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) are locked in their #1 and #2 positions, respectively, and even keep their same point totals from last month. Ryan Gosling moves up to #3 on the strength of his film La La Land in virtually every other category. Andrew Garfield (Silence) falls a bit and Tom Hanks (Sully) rebounds ...

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