Category: Oscar Predictions

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Oscar Circuit: The Start of the Race at Venice and Telluride

OSCARS 2016: We’re fully underway.  The awards season has begun with the first set of screenings at the Venice Film Festival and Telluride will kick off its...

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Oscar Circuit: A Guide to Recognizing Your Oscars with the Fall Festivals

The Telluride Film Festival has proven to be a strong component to every Best Picture winner in the last few years.  Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog...

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Oscar Circuit: Studios Already Lining Up for the Academy Awards

The first set of fall festivals have announced their lineups in the form of the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals.  Awards season is nearly here and with films starting...

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Oscar Circuit: Is Brie Larson a Contender for Supporting Actress in ‘Trainwreck?’

In the face of a $30 million opening weekend, Judd Apatow’s “Trainwreck” has received mostly positive notices from the nation’s critics.  Star...

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Oscar Circuit: Are We Setting Up for a ‘Universal’ Year?

At the start of July, we’re looking at a summer movie season that hasn’t exactly offered its fair share of critically acclaimed work.  As noted in other Oscar...

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Oscar Circuit: ‘Dope’ and ‘Me & Earl & the Dying Girl’ Emerge as Awards Contenders

Last year “The Grand Budapest Hotel” looked like at best, an Original Screenplay contender for the Oscars.  When the critics started handing out prizes, and then...

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Oscar Circuit: Assessing the Future Landscape for the Acting Categories

The first half of the year is days from closing and the landscape thus far hasn’t offered any early year contenders such as “The Grand Budapest Hotel”...

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Oscars 2016: Contenders So Far, Cannes Here and Now, and More Still to Come

The art of Oscar predicting is never been afraid to admit you were wrong.  Going full throttle on “The Sea of Trees” seems to have been a big mistake based...

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First Major Wave of Emmy Predictions Released with Oscar Predictions Updated in Best Picture!

The television awards season is upon us with plenty of things for everyone to have an opinion on.  Many of the usual suspects are scheduled to return with a dominance...

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Oscars 2016: Double Dose of Pixar with Charlie Brown and Spongebob in the Mix for Animated Feature

The full look into the Oscars for 2016 continues with a peek into the Animated Feature race where Pixar stands with two strong contenders and Warner Bros. comes out for...

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Oscars 2016: The Contending Scribes of the Screenplay Races Listed

Taking a look into the 2015 year for both of the screenplay races, Original and Adapted.  There’s plenty to chew on and plenty to consider. For the third straight...

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Oscars 2016: Wave of 90’s and 00’s Supporting Actresses in Play?

The supporting ladies have been a great place to re-discover great talent as we saw this past year with Patricia Arquette winning for “Boyhood.”  This year,...

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Oscars 2016: A ‘Hateful’ Bunch of Players in the Hunt for Best Supporting Actor?

Supporting categories are never easy to predict this far out when it comes to the Oscars.  You have to try to foresee a standout from a Best Picture contender, a...

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Oscars 2016: Is Best Actress Going Back to the Younglings or Are Veterans Taking Over Again?

Julianne Moore has an Oscar.  Just wanted to remind you all of that wonderful fact. This year, the ladies are looking as full as ever, at least at this early stage....

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Oscars 2016: A Veterans Bloodbath Ahead, Both Old and New in Lead Actor

It’s about that time to start getting into the acting races, at least on the surface for Oscars 2016. As always, the Lead Actor race looks rich with fruitful...

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win Selections (Mark Johnson)

It’s Oscar Week! Each staff member will be revealing their final picks for the upcoming Academy Awards on February 22. Missed one? Click on Will Win/Should Win 2015....

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Oscars 2015: Who Will Win/Should Win (Joey Magidson)

It’s Oscar Week! Each staff member will be revealing their final picks for the upcoming Academy Awards on February 22. Missed one? Click on Will Win/Should Win 2015....

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win (Cristina Lule)

It’s Oscar Week! Each staff member will be revealing their final picks for the upcoming Academy Awards on February 22. Missed one? Click on Will Win/Should Win 2015....

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win (Michael Balderston)

Who will be the big winner in one of this super competitive year?

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2015 Oscars Nomination Announcement – Join Us for our LIVE Chat, Google Hangout, and Nomination LIVE Stream, All in One Place

Happy Oscar nomination morning everyone!  It all comes down to this today and we’re here to enjoy the festivities with you.  We have the LIVE Stream of...

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Oscars 2015: Final Predictions Updated, Foreseeing a ‘Grand’ Morning with a ‘Birdman’

22 hours later, and probably half a dozen revisions, the final Oscar Predictions for the Academy Awards nominations announcement on Thursday is now complete....

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Oscar Predictions: ‘Selma’ Moves Up and Is Bennett Miller a Threat in Director?

Happy New Year everyone.  Since AMPAS, pundits, and everyone else is enjoying their holiday, a full Oscar Circuit column won’t come until next week, likely...

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Oscars: Predicting the Foreign Language Film Shortlist

Best Foreign Language Film is one of the trickiest categories to predict for the Oscars. If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed, it’s that there will...

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Oscar Circuit: Power Players Emerging, Dark Horses Forming

OSCAR PREDICTIONS:It’s all down to the next two months.  While the cloud of awards season can be taxing and draining on publicists, bloggers, and its stars, this...

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Oscar Circuit: Confidence Going Into Phase 1 of Awards Season

We are one week away from the kick off for Phase 1 of awards season.  Lots of studios and contenders and gearing up for a lengthy 2-month wine and dine to get their...