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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 BAFTA Nominations: ‘Shape of Water’ Leads with 12; ‘Get Out,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Shut Out of Top Awards

The nominations for the 2018 EE BAFTA awards were announced and The Shape of Water leads all film with 12 nominations, including Best Film, Director, Actress and Original Screenplay. Two films share the second highest nomination total, nine – Darkest Hour and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Blade Runner 2049 and Dunkirk grabbed eight nominations apiece.   There were two glaring …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: End of 2017 Predictions in ALL Categories

As we end this year, and really only the first half of awards season, I offer my Oscar predictions in all 24 categories. Keep an eye out for new and updated predictions next week as the Producers Guild of America announces their nominations (January 5) and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association gives out the Golden Globe Awards on January 7. …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: ALL BELOW THE LINE CATEGORIES (December Part 2)

Now that we have shortlists and finalists in multiple categories, here are the official 2018 Oscar Predictions in Cinematography, Film Editing, Original Score, Original Song, Production and Costume Design, Sound Editing and Mixing, Visual Effects, Makeup & Hairstyling and Animated Feature for second half of December from the Gold Rush Gang. Keep an eye on all of the Gold Rush Gang’s 2018 …

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2018 Oscars: ‘Bright,’ ‘Victoria and Abdul,’ ‘I, Tonya’ among finalists in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced today that seven films remain in competition for the Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar, among them are a few eye-openers. Netflix’s Bright, which debuts on the streaming service December 22nd made a surprise showing here. The $90M dollar blockbuster is pushing the boundaries for the streamer and certainly features some classically …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (December Part 2) – Saoirse Ronan rises

Saoirse Ronan rises. The two-time Oscar nominee (at only age 23) is the new president of the new Best Actress chart. With Lady Bird performing exceptionally at the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Critics’ Choice nominations, Ronan finds herself in a lofty position ahead of previous #1’s and Oscar winners Meryl Streep (The Post) and Frances McDormand (Three Billboards …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: PRODUCTION DESIGN and COSTUME DESIGN (December Part 1)

Blade Runner 2049 and Phantom Thread lead the Production Design and Costume Design predictions, respectively, once again and with a stranglehold on those #1 spots. Dunkirk and Darkest Hour swap places and Downsizing is the month’s sole debut in Production Design. Costume Design has even less change, with Wonder Woman inching up and Murder on the Orient Express inching down. …

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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: BEST ACTRESS (November)

The unthinkable has happened. MERYL STREEP IS NOT #1. I know. Take a moment if you need to. For the first time since we started the 2018 Oscar Predictions back in April (The Post was announced in March), Meryl Streep, the three-time Oscar winner and 20-time Oscar nominee has fallen to #2. Ok, so this isn’t life threatening or anything …

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