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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (May)

Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman in Harriet (Focus Features) Cynthia Erivo is coming for her EGOT and there’s going to be very little getting in her way. Yes, it’s only May, but this has been lined up and ready for months now. Sometimes you have a Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway or Daniel Day-Lewis role (and studio) that puts you in …

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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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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (October)

Oscar winners Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz will duel in Best Supporting Actress with The Favourite The season’s biggest category question has finally been answered; Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz will compete in Supporting Actress for The Favourite while Olivia Colman gets bumped up to Lead. Appropriate that the two will battle against each other as they are also rivals …

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Toronto Review: ‘Widows’ (★★★½)

Steve McQueen’s twisty thriller finds room for a heist, family drama, racial politics and violence, and gender issues all led by a powerhouse performance from Viola Davis Widows doesn’t waste any time setting itself up. In a virtuoso opening sequence, a heist gone wrong led by Harry (Liam Neeson) with his cohorts Florek (Jon Bernthal) and Carlos (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), is intercut …

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New, action-packed trailer for ‘Widows’ finds Viola Davis in charge

“You had no idea, did you? Or did you choose not to know?” The new trailer for Widows, from Academy Award winner Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) ramps up the action and suspense. Academy Award winner Viola Davis (Fences), Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo star in the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (August)

Regina King rebounds; Marina de Tavira enters the top 10 It’s a locked in top 4 for now, even with the Venice and Toronto film festival announcements: Amy Adams (Backseat), Olivia Colman (The Favourite), Emma Stone (The Favourite), and Nicole Kidman (Boy Erased). Of those, only The Favourite has been announced for a festival run; world premiering at Venice. Backseat …

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