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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS

Glenn Close in The Wife (Sony Classics) The time has come. After seven nominations, Glenn Close (The Wife) will finally be an Oscar winner. With the Golden Globe, SAG and Critics’ Choice in her pocket she’ll enter the Dolby as the frontrunner in the strongest position she’s ever been in before. BAFTA winner Olivia Colman (The Favourite) will give her …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (February)

I know some people want this to be a closer race than it is; that Olivia Colman’s BAFTA win is somehow a bigger factor than it is. I don’t see it that way and haven’t for months. This is Glenn Close’s Oscar and there’s very little anyone can do to stop it from happening. While a win at BAFTA would …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (December)

Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns (Disney) This is the category you want, that you really really want. The Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild and Critics’ Choice have spoken and there are some clear leaders (mostly what we knew) but still room for a spoiler (or two) and definitely a major snub (or two!). The Globes, with separate categories for Drama …

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Santa Barbara Film Fest to honor Sam Elliott, Steven Yeun, Elsie Fisher, Yalitza Aparicio and more

CLAIRE FOY, RICHARD E. GRANT, THOMASIN HARCOURT MCKENZIE, JOHN DAVID WASHINGTON ALSO TO BE HONORED WITH THE VIRTUOSOS AWARD AT 34TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Today the 34th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced its recipients for the Virtuosos Award presented by UGG, an honor created to recognize a select group of talent whose noteworthy performances in film have elevated them …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (November)

The deepest bench of Best Actress contenders in years is going to give us one of the best set of nominations the Oscars has ever seen Best Actress is a bloodbath, the most competitive I’ve seen this category in years. That’s a good thing but it makes predicting extra hard.  This category has everything: a veteran with an overdue narrative, …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (October)

Best Actress continues to the year’s most stacked and competitive categories and that’s a good thing. It also means that some major names, including previous Oscar winners, will likely have to make room for newcomers and seemingly solid contenders might find themselves struggling for a nomination. I’m keeping Glenn Close (The Wife) at #1 for another month. With her overdue …

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