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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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87th Academy Award Winners: Birdman Soars

Birdman won Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards, ending a 34-year streak since a film has won the top prize at the Oscars with a Film Editing nomination. The last Best Picture winner to do that was 1980’s Ordinary People. This was Fox Searchlight’s 2nd Best Picture winner in a row after triumphing with 12 Years a Slave last year. With Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel, …

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Awardswatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2014

The ballots are in and the list is here. Once again, thanks to alilou for compiling the votes and for the really fabulous graphics. Leading up to the top 50 list: • 68 ballots were received during this round of voting (Phase II) • To avoid ties when they happened, the edge was given to those who appeared in more …

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AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Nominations: Grand Budapest Hotel, Under the Skin, Gone Girl Score

Just when you thought there weren’t any more film nominations… AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) nominations are in there will be equal parts joy, confusion and seething rage at some of the choices. With a voting block based on the Awardswatch forum community, the nominations run from eclectic and obscure (check out Best Supporting Actor) to mainstream in some of …

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Writers Guild of America (WGA) Winners: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and ‘The Imitation Game’ Win Top Awards

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game have won the Writers Guild of America’s top honors, for Original and Adapted Screenplay, respectively. Each are favored to win in their corresponding Oscar categories next weekend even with Birdman being ineligible here against Budapest and The Imitation Game‘s main competitor, Whiplash, being put into Original here. Despite the WGA’s archaic rules …

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BAFTA Preview and Predictions: Will Birdman Continue Its Winning Streak?

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards are this Sunday and it finds itself with Oscar bloggers on the edge of their seats over the possibility of Birdman continuing its industry winning streak. After its PGA and SAG wins many of us have turned the corner on the possibility of Birdman taking the big prize at the …

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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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Screen Actors Guild WINNERS: Birdman Continues Reign

Birdman has once again won a very significant industry award on the way to the Oscars with its Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the Screen Actors Guild awards just a day after its Producers Guild win. It’s positioning itself, seemingly out of nowhere, as the frontrunner in the Oscar race. Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of …

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2015 Oscar Poll: Who Will Win the Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG)?

After the PGA on Saturday, the Screen Actors Guild will follow suit and Sunday, and just like with the producers, we also want you to tell us who you think the actors will choose from amidst their own in the five film categories they award. We’ll readily admit, some of these categories look pretty much set. But who do you think …

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