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Frontrunner Friday: No one knows anything (and that’s a good thing)

Frontrunner Friday has returned after a month to digest the impact that Venice, Telluride and Toronto had on the Oscar playing field and it was definitely substantial.  What it didn’t do, however, is solidify among us Oscar pundits an actual frontrunner. You ask one of us and they’ll say A Star Is Born has it. You ask another and it’s …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: ADAPTED and ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY (August)

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Fox Searchlight) Not much change this month, just a few placement moves in the top 5. Can You Ever Forgive Me? (does anyone else hear the Pet Shop Boys’ “Can You Forgive Her?” when they see that title?) moves up to #2 on the strength of its Toronto and Telluride festival appearances. It should be Fox …

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – July 2016

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2017 Oscars: Ballots Are Open, Here are the Close Races

With nearly all of the major guilds (SAG, DGA, PGA) and industry awards (Golden Globes, BAFTA) under our belts all that’s left is the big one, The Oscars. Voting officially begins today (and lasts for eight days) yet there are still a lot of questions about certain races. Some that seemed solid have opened up, others just don’t have a …

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2017 Oscar Predictions – February 10th

The BAFTAs are this weekend with an update to follow. Click here for updated 2017 Oscar winner predictions from The Gold Rush Gang in all categories. Here is the state of the Oscar race right now, February 10th, 2017. BEST PICTURE ERIK ANDERSON BRYAN BONAFEDE CHRIS PEPPER EVAN KOST JAMES NARVEY KENNETH POLISHCHUK JÚLIA ALBUQUERQUE MONIKA NIKOLIĆ RICHARD ANTHONY ROBERT SCHIRMER …

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2017 Oscars: How Many Votes Does it Take to Get a Nomination?

After the addition of a massive 683 new members to the Academy this summer (an additional 10% of the existing total) that pushed the number of members to nearly 7000 (6687, to be exact), the amount of votes needed to get a nomination in any category, be it Best Picture, Best Actress or Best Animated Short, just got a little …

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – January 2nd

Here are the Forum Oscar Poll Results for the first half of January 2016 with La La Land tops for Best Picture and Director, Denzel Washington (Fences) and Emma Stone (La La Land) for Best Actor and Actress, and more. There will be one more prediction update in two weeks before Oscar nominations.   BEST PICTURE 01. La La Land …

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