Congratulations to our User eastwest for scoring a very impressive 80.00% when predicting the 2017 Golden Globe film nominations on Monday. Out of 10 categories with 50 nominee slots, he got 40 correct. He also had a great point total of 58,942 by using the 500 and 200 point bets wisely. Very close to the top score with 78.00% are Richard R, Max, Writer12, FilmFreak97, and Zyopy.
Over 1,800 people worldwide predicted these nominees in the drama and comedy/musical fields. Our top scorer had several terrific picks, including Viggo Mortensen (“Captain Fantastic”) for Best Film Drama Actor, “Sing Street” and “Deadpool” for Best Film Comedy/Musical, Hailee Steinfeld (“The Edge of Seventeen”) for Best Film Comedy/Musical Actress, Jonah Hill for Best Film Comedy/Musical Actor, and Tom Ford (“Nocturnal Animals”) for Best Film Director.
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
Among Gold Derby’s Editors, I have the best score with 76% correct. Paul Sheehan is next with 68% and then Marcus Dixon, Tom O’Neil, and Daniel Montgomery with 66%. Rob Licuria and Matt Noble are tied with 64% right.
Make your Golden Globes Awards picks now and tell industry insiders which films and performers you have out front to win on January 8. You can keep changing them until just before show time. Be sure to make your predictions right here. You’ll compete for a place of honor on our leaderboard and a starring role in next year’s Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who do the best predicting this year’s nominees). Read our contest rules.