Best Experts’ Oscar predictions: Scott Feinberg and Glenn Whipp

Scott Feinberg (Hollywood Reporter) and Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times) reaped the top score (76%) among the 30 Experts predicting Oscar nominations in all 24 categories at Gold Derby.

See our score leaderboards here. See the Experts’ predix here. Other best scores:

73% — Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)
71% — Sasha Stone (Awards Daily)
70% — Pete Hammond (Deadline)
68% — Thelma Adams (Yahoo), Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood)
67% — Michael Hogan (Vanity Fair), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Peter Travers (Rolling Stone)
66% — Scott Mantz (Access Hollywood), Michael Musto (Out, Gawker)
65% — Mike Cidoni (Associated Press), Tim Hayne (MovieFone), Tariq Khan (Fox News)
64% — Edward Douglas (Coming Soon)
62% — Susan Wloszczyna (Roger Ebert)
61% — Claudia Puig (USA Today), Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), Kevin Polowy (Yahoo)
60% — Keith Simanton (IMDB)

21 CATEGORIES
74% — Guy Lodge (Hitfix), Steve Pond (TheWrap)
73% — Christopher Rosen (Huffington Post)
73% — Kyle Buchanan (Vulture)
71% — Thom Geier (Entertainment Weekly)

12 CATEGORIES
76% — Jeff Wells (Hollywood Elsewhere)
70% — Mary Milliken (Reuters

11 CATEGORIES
75% — Mark Harris (Grantland)

9 CATEGORIES
77% — Dave Karger (Fandango)

Compared with all predictions, the combined Experts’ score tied with Gold Derby’s editors at 67%. The websites Users scored a combined 63%.

Collectively, the best Expert categories were Adapted Screenplay (91%), Picture (89%), Animated Feature (81%), and Original Screenplay (81%). The worst categories were Live Action Short (22%) and Makeup/Hairstyling (25%).

RELATED: Tom O’Neil scores best Golden Globe winner predictions.

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