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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST ACTOR (April)

Like Best Actress, there are a few previous winners in this category looking for seconds. Namely, Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman for Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood for Sony/Columbia. These are bound to be two dynamic performances that take up a lot of oxygen this year. For De Niro, working …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (April)

With just the films of Sundance under our belt, the bench for seen Best Actress contenders is slim but still noteworthy like Awkwafina in The Farewell, Emma Thompson in Late Night, Alfre Woodard in Clemency, Jessie Buckley in Wild Rose and Naomi Watts in Luce. We have two bonafide contenders in films already out from Oscar winners Julianne Moore in …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (April)

This year is going to be chock full of powerhouse directors that have already been nominated for and won this award. Sam Mendes (1917), Martin Scorsese (The Irishman) and Steven Soderbergh (The Laundromat) are all previous winners in the race once again with previous two-time nominee Quentin Tarantino returning with his 9th film, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood. Those are …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST PICTURE (April)

I’m baaaaaack. It took a while, I know. My peers have already kicked off their 2020 predictions (as I normally do, I just needed some time) but I’m ready to take on this year, which already looks stacked as hell. At this point last year I was really high on Widows. It looked great on paper and probably should have …

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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE

Roma (Netflix) Here we are. After the most tumultuous Oscar season in memory, the biggest award of the night, Best Picture, is still up in the air. It’s one of the great ironies of Oscar watching and predicting; we hate it when everything is predictable and “boring” yet panic when things are truly up in the air. Damned if you …

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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS

Glenn Close in The Wife (Sony Classics) The time has come. After seven nominations, Glenn Close (The Wife) will finally be an Oscar winner. With the Golden Globe, SAG and Critics’ Choice in her pocket she’ll enter the Dolby as the frontrunner in the strongest position she’s ever been in before. BAFTA winner Olivia Colman (The Favourite) will give her …

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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Regina King in If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna Pictures) One of the most difficult categories to predict with a top two that are nearly equal in terms of likelihood. Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) has the Golden Globe and the Critics’ Choice but missed out on the two industry nominations from SAG and BAFTA. Rachel Weisz hit …

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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR

Alfonso Cuarón, Roma (photo: Carlos Somonte) With all four major precursors in hand and more than two dozens critics prizes, Alfonso Cuarón (Roma) should easily walk away with his second Best Director Oscar on Sunday, among other wins. In doing so, he’ll become the first director of an entirely non-English language film to do so. While there is a chance …

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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR

Bohemian Rhapsody (20th Century Fox) Like Supporting Actor, the frontrunner in Best Actor has also jumped hurdles and through hoops to avoid the pitfalls of his problematic film to come out largely unscathed. Back in the early fall there wasn’t much reason to think that Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) would make too big a splash other than maybe having some …

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