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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
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Oscar: 2015 Oscar Predictions post-TIFF

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Now that the Toronto International Film Festival comes to a close, we have to all look back and reconstruct our Oscar predictions. The next big festival is the New York Film Festival where mysterious Paul Thomas Anderson film “Inherent Vice” will premiere.

We’re still quite early into doing all of this. But contenders are starting to fill out in various categories. Next Oscar update will include Original Song, Foreign Film, and Documentary as well.

So here is where we stand with our current predictions. Click on the category to see our full list of ranked predictions with alternatives and dark horses. Contenders are listed here alphabetically. You can see all of our full predictions here.

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Birdman
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
Gone Girl
The Imitation Game
Inherent Vice
Interstellar
Selma
The Theory of Everything
Unbroken
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Oscar: 2015 Oscar Predictions – Post Cannes

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Oscar: 2015 Oscar Predictions – Post Cannes

Now that two of the most important film festivals have completed it’s time for us to examine which films are looking strong for the Oscar season.

We have fully updated all of our predictions, click on the Oscar tab to see all predicted nominees, alternates, and dark horses.

What did we learn from Cannes? It may not have taken home the Palme, but “Foxcatcher” now looks like our front-runner for many Oscars. The films stands at an 88% on Rotten Tomatoes, so even though it is topping most of our lists it seems highly unlikely that it will be a major winner at the end of 2014.  (more…)

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
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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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Oscar: “Best Production Design” Predictions

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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Unbroken
Into the Woods
Mr. Turner
The Imitation Game

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Oscar: “Best Original Score” Predictions

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Jóhann Jóhannsson – “The Theory of Everything”
Alexandre Desplat – “Unbroken”
Alexandre Desplat – “The Imitation Game”
Hans Zimmer – “Interstellar”
Marco Beltrami – “The Homesman”

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Oscar: “Best Makeup and Hairstyling” Predictions

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Into the Woods
Mr. Turner
Foxcatcher
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Oscar: “Best Film Editing” Predictions

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The Imitation Game
Birdman
Boyhood
Unbroken
Interstellar

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