Top 10: My Picks for 2016

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Top 10: My Picks for 2016

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Oscars: 2017 Winner Predictions – January

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La La Land
Moonlight
Manchester by the Sea
Hacksaw Ridge
Lion
Hidden Figures
Hell or High Water
Fences
Arrival

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Damien Chazelle – La La Land
Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea
Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge
Denis Villeneuve – Arrival
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Oscars: Updated Predictions – Late November

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La La Land
Moonlight
Jackie
Silence
Manchester by the Sea
Arrival
Sully
Fences

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Updated Oscar Predictions – Late September

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We’ve learned a lot from the Toronto, Venice, and Telluride film festivals and we’re still learning things! But we couldn’t wait to update our predictions so here they are.

Keep checking our Oscar page for frequent updated predictions:

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La La Land
Moonlight
Manchester by the Sea
Nocturnal Animals
Jackie
Arrival
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Fences
Hell or High Water
Silence
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Updated Oscar Predictions – July 2016

lala-landUpdated Oscar Predictions – July 2016

We’re getting closer! There are still so many potentially great films that we haven’t even seen a still image of yet. TIFF and Venice are just around the corner though and we plan on promptly updating these right after.

Keep it here for the most updated predictions

Here’s what we have for now:

 

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
The Birth of a Nation
La La Land
Fences
Loving
Silence
Arrival
Live by Night
The Founder
Manchester by the Sea
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Oscar: 2016 Cannes Film Festival Winners and what will translate to Oscar

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Palme d’Or: I, Daniel Blake
Grand Prix: Xavier Dolan, It’s Only the End of the World
Best Director: Graduation (Cristian Mungiu) and Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)
Best Actress: Jaclyn Jose, Ma Rosa
Best Actor: Shahab Hosseini, The Salesman

What will translate to Oscar?

We learned little from this years Cannes Film Festival, but you can make an assured assumption that the titles, actors, and directors listed above will not translate to Oscar.

Of all of them we will keep an eye on “I, Daniel Blake” and how it’s distributed, and may factor in Jose and Hosseini as dark horses as our Actor/Actress predictions narrow.

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