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Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) predictions

Last year, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association went in for Call Me By Your Name, giving it Best Picture, Best Actor (Timothée Chalamet) and Luca Guadagnino tying in Best Director with The Shape of Water’s Guillermo del Toro. Only Guadagnino didn’t manage to turn his win into an Oscar nomination (or win, as in del Toro’s case). This year, …

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Golden Globe Predictions – Television

KiddingThis Is UsThe Handmaid’s TaleHomecoming One thing about the television side of Golden Globes that can often make them better than the Emmys is the groups’ openness to nominating fresh, new shows and performers right off the bat. We’ve gotten inspired nominations and wins in the past (everything from Felicity to Mozart in the Jungle) and it makes for a …

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Golden Globe Predictions – Motion Picture

A Star Is Born The FavouriteIf Beale Street Could TalkBlack Panther Even with a group as unpredictable as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, a group of just over 90 international journalists based in Los Angeles, it’s probably safe to say that A Star Is Born and The Favourite will probably do very well here.  That said, the Golden Globes are …

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Grammy Preview and Predictions

Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Kacey Musgraves and Cardi B are all looking good to score top Grammy noms this week Expect the Grammys to look a little different when the Recording Academy announces nominations for its 61st annual awards on December 7th. Back in June outgoing Recording Academy president/CEO Neil Portnow announced sweeping changes to the awards confirming record, album, …

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Frontrunner Friday: Awards season has begun

First Reformed, A Star Is Born, Eighth Grade and Green Book have started out awards season ahead of the pack This week has given us the Gotham Award winners, the National Board of Review and the New York Film Critics Circle.  With wins for ROMA to Green Book to A Star Is Born, and performances from Ethan Hawke to Regina King to …

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National Board of Review (NBR) Predictions

The National Board of Review (NBR) is set to kickstart the 2018-2019 awards season with its 88th year of handing out awards for the best in film. In their first year, 1930, they named the top 10 films of the year and the top 5 foreign language films. They are the oldest organization outside of the Academy to do so …

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Gotham Awards Predictions: Will ‘The Favourite’ be the favorite?

Can Barry Jenkins make it two for two? Two years ago Moonlight began its critics’ award run at the Gotham Awards and carried it all the way to the Academy Awards where it won Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay and Supporting Actor.  Last year, Call Me By Your Name and Get Out were the big winners with both going on to win Oscars for Adapted …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (November)

Black Panther (Disney) As with Best Director, Black Panther makes a move this month – up four spots all the way into the top 5.  The huge misfire of the Academy’s rushed ‘Popular Film’ Oscar category, that was quickly tabled after a substantial backlash, I think has given way to what most good Oscar pundits were already predicting – that …

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