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2018 Oscar Predictions – ORIGINAL SCORE, ANIMATED FEATURE, VISUAL EFFECTS

Dunkirk has taken over the #1 spot in Original Score from Blade Runner 2049 as it was recently announced that Hans Zimmer will be taking over composing duties from frequent Denis Villeneuve collaborator and two-time Oscar nominee Jóhann Jóhannsson. While Jóhannsson is still going to be credited with the main theme he will be the third wheel behind Zimmer and Benjamin ...

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Panic Sets In: 3 Oscar Spoilers That COULD Happen

It happens every year. You lock your FINAL Oscar predictions in and then you get the Deadpool “Did I leave the stove on?” moment of panic where you want to change them all. This has certainly been an Oscar season unlike many in a long time; through controversy over the all-white acting nominees and the shutout of any black-led film ...

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2016 Oscars: FINAL Oscar Winner Predictions of the 2015/2016 Season

    The think pieces have been written, the conspiracy theories spun, the statistics thrown in and then thrown out again. It’s all come down to this, Oscar week. Oscar voting just concluded yesterday so nothing anyone says now can change anything. All we have left will be the ashes of predictions gone wrong or the triumph of a risk that ...

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2016 Oscar Predictions: Visual Effects

  Visual Effects is a category with a long history of Best Picture correlation. In fact, 1970’s Tora! Tora! Tora! was the last non-Best Picture nominee to win here against a film that was (Patton was the only other nominee here). That’s a long statistic and this year we have three films nominated for Best Picture (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, ...

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2016 OSCARS: 20 Films in the Running for Visual Effects Oscar incl. Star Wars, Jurassic World, Mad Max

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Ant-Man” “Avengers: Age of Ultron” “Bridge of Spies” “Chappie” “Everest” “Ex Machina” “Furious 7” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” ...

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Gold Rush Gang 2016 Oscar Predictions: ORIGINAL SCORE, MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING, VISUAL EFFECTS (August)

Next up in the Gold Rush Gang’s 2016 Oscar predictions are three categories that always come with eligibility stipulations and sometimes controversy. Accusations of cronyism, bake-offs and shortlists rule Original Score, Makeup & Hairstyling and Visual Effects in a way that other categories (save the committees for Foreign Language Film and Documentary Feature, those have even deeper roots of controversy) ...

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