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Oscar Predictions: This Time Last Year – 82.5% Accuracy in Top 6 Categories

It’s no secret that AwardsWatch likes to brag about its Oscar prediction prowess but how well do we actually do? Pretty great, actually. This time last year AwardsWatch’s Gold Rush Gang clocked in at 82.5% accuracy with the eventual Oscar nominees in the Top 6 categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting …

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FINAL Oscar Predictions from the Gold Rush Gang: The Bird vs. The Boy

We’re in the final stretch of what has been one of the craziest, most unpredictable Oscar season in years. So much so that the top prize of the Academy Awards, Best Picture, is still up for grabs. Will it be Boyhood or Birdman? Right now, the Gold Rush Gang is split almost down the middle. Just one point separates the …

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – FINAL Oscar Winner Predictions

(hover over the graph for more details…) BEST PICTURE [visualizer id=”9927″] BEST DIRECTOR [visualizer id=”9935″] BEST ACTOR [visualizer id=”9931″] BEST ACTRESS [visualizer id=”9930″] BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR [visualizer id=”9932″] BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS [visualizer id=”9933″] BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY [visualizer id=”9929″] BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY [visualizer id=”9928″]

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Oscar Podcast #23: FINAL Oscar Predictions…AHHH!!!!!

In Oscar podcast #23, Gold Rush Gang member Peter Cioth and myself, Erik Anderson, tear through all 24 Academy Awards categories to find the answer to the single question, “Who Will Win?” While many categories seem locked and loaded (how could anything beat The Grand Budapest Hotel in Production Design or Julianne Moore in Best Actress?) not only do we …

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Apes and Big Hero 6 Top Visual Effects Society (VES) Winners

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the animated Big Hero 6 dominated the Visual Effects Society awards, winning three apiece. X-Men: Days of Future Past won two and Interstellar took home one award. All three are nominated for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. In the last two years, the film that has won the top award with the …

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Oscar Podcast #22: Michael Keaton or Eddie Redmayne? Birdman or Boyhood?

Living in a post-SAG, post-PGA world our Oscar race has been turned upside down. In this podcast Gold Rush Gang member Peter Cioth, For Your Speculation’s Rachel Schwartz and myself, Erik Anderson, embark on a prediction path of uncertainty and excitement as two industry guilds threw two major categories into a whirlwind of possibilities. Can Birdman overtake Boyhood in Best Picture? Does Eddie Redmayne’s …

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2015 Oscars: Show Details and Presenters for the 87th Academy Awards

Info is starting to pour in daily about the details and presenters of the 87th Academy Awards and you can check back here for all of it. OFFICIAL Presenters List: Marion Cotillard Benedict Cumberbatch Meryl Streep Oprah Winfrey Reese Witherspoon Octavia Spencer Josh Hutcherson Zoe Saldana Scarlett Johansson Kerry Washington John Travolta Jennifer Aniston Sienna Miller Chris Pratt David Oyelowo …

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2015 Oscars: The Gold Rush Gang’s 87th Academy Award Winner Predictions

The Oscar nominations are in and the guilds are starting to help shape the race…or are they? Is Birdman going to topple Boyhood with its PGA and SAG wins? Is Eddie Redmayne the new lock in Best Actor? Bookmark this page right here for the Gold Rush Gang’s winner predictions for the 87th Academy Awards. BEST PICTURE BEST DIRECTOR BEST …

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2015 Oscars: American Sniper takes a shot at box-office records

At an estimated, jaw-dropping $90.2 million, American Sniper’s opening weekend ranks among the most perplexing, mind-boggling box office stories in modern Hollywood history. It’s the kind of number that shatters all precedence and creates its own, one that will make it nearly impossible to predict where the movie goes from here. Why is this so shocking? How high can it …

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2015 Oscars: Oscar Nominee Reactions from The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything, Sony Pictures Classics

Here are a handful of Oscar nominee reactions from the films The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything plus Sony Pictures Classics and more. THE IMITATION GAME Maria Djurkovic, production design nominee for The Imitation Game: “I am thrilled and delighted by this tremendous honour. Filmmaking is such a collaboration and to have so many of my colleagues on this …

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