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Oscar: Full Updated Predictions – November

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We have fully updated all of our Oscar Predictions. Now including the categories: Original Song, Documentary Feature, and Foreign Feature.

With “Interstellar’s” reviews not quite being raves, it has been knocked down a few levels. The close we draw to the end of the year, the safer films like “Boyhood,” “The Imitation Game,” “Birdman,” and “The Theory of Everything” look.

There are still some movies to be seen. “Unbroken” has a lot of potential. Others would include “A Most Violent Year,” “The Gambler,” “Selma,” and “Into the Woods.”

So here is where we are right now. After the jump, we have our ranked listings for all of the contenders. Click the “More” links to expand on the category and see other potential contenders.

Best Picture
Boyhood
The Imitation Game
Birdman
Foxcatcher
The Theory of Everything
Unbroken
Interstellar
Gone Girl
Whiplash
Into the Woods
More

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SideNote: “The Imitation Game” vs. “Boyhood”

SideNote: “The Imitation Game” vs. “Boyhood”

Last year it was “12 Years a Slave.” If not “12 Years a Slave,” it was “Gravity.” Both films had excellent responses from their respective festival showings which lead them to the top of everyone’s radar.

The things is, we knew and we knew this time in 2012 that “The Artist” was clear to take it. However it took the assistance of various guilds to give both 2013 winner “Argo” and 2011 winner “The King’s Speech” the edge over “Zero Dark Thirty” and “The Social Network.”

Looking at the list of contenders, both of these films can fit the bill.
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Top 10: Upcoming 2014 Films you may have not heard of, but should have

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Now that all the big summer blockbusters are simmering down, we can begin to settle into the warmth of studios putting their best films on display to garner awards-attention. December is jam-packed this year, and many potentially great movies have yet to even produce a trailer.

What we have put together here is a list of ten films that are either receiving too little advertisement, or no advertisement at all. However, some have been seen at festivals and given strong reviews, and others have a lot of potentially gifted talent both in front of and behind the camera.

So here are our Top 10 Upcoming 2014 Films you may not have heard of, but should of, keep in mind with such little advertisement so close to release, sometimes studios push their films forward into next year, a lot of films on this list could have that happen to them at any given moment.
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Golden Globes: Screenplay

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Richard Linklater – “Boyhood”
Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicholas Giabone,Alejandro González Iñárritu – “Birdman”
Wes Anderson, Hugh Guinness – “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Gillian Flynn – “Gone Girl
Graham Moore – “The Imitation Game”
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Golden Globes: Best Director

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Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman
Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game
Ava DuVernay, Selma
Angelina Jolie, Unbroken
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Golden Globes: Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

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Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
David Oyelowo, Selma
Bradley Cooper, American Sniper

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Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture – Drama

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Boyhood
Selma
Gone Girl
Unbroken
The Imitation Game
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Oscar: “Best Visual Effects” Predictions

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Interstellar
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Exodus: Gods and Kings
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Oscar: “Best Sound Mixing” Predictions

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Unbroken
Into the Woods
Interstellar
Birdman
The Imitation Game
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Oscar: “Best Sound Editing” Predictions

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Interstellar
Unbroken
American Sniper
Whiplash
Into the Woods
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