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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST PICTURE (May)

Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci on the set of Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman (Netflix) A Best Picture lineup consisting of classic Oscar themes like gangsters, war, adaptations of classic novels, bold takes on old tales and female-fronted and directed films could make up one of the Academy’s most diverse groups of nominees in a very long time if this …

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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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2019 Oscar Winner Predictions

Oscar winner predictions for the 91st Academy Awards in all 24 categories are all right here. Follow this page and the links below over the next month for live predictions, updated in real time, following the buzz and precursors all leading up the big night at the Dolby – February 24, 2019. All predictions are from Erik Anderson, founder and …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (December)

The Screen Actors Guild nominations threw a few wrenches into predictions last week when they gave us Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Rich Asians and A Star Is Born. Those followed Motion Picture nominations from the Golden Globes the week before. It also meant that more than a few Oscar hopefuls, even frontrunners, were left off the list. The …

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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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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (October)

Everything in this month’s top 10 moves except, interestingly, the #1 and the #10 films. As with Best Director, ROMA is still on top after one of the best fall festival runs ever, hitting every major (and most 2nd and 3rd tier) after Netflix’s big Cannes fight this summer. It was a fight that showed the streamer’s muscle and stubbornness …

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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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