Oscar predictions slugfest: How do guilds affect ‘The Big Short,’ ‘Carol,’ ‘Star Wars’ & more?

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In our latest Gold Derby editors’ slugfest (watch below), our team is debating the state of the race after potentially game-changing nominations from the Producers Guild Awards, not to mention the Golden Globes coming up this Sunday. While “Spotlight” holds steady as a major contender, “The Big Short” continues to rise in the ranks. Does that mean the Wall Street satire could topple “The Martian” at the Globes? And are the PGA snubs of “Carol” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” insurmountable, or can they rebound at the Oscars?

Watch Gold Derby editors Chris Beachum, Daniel Montgomery and Tom O’Neil come out swinging in our predictions video below, and then be sure to have your say in our movies forum, where Hollywood insiders hide behind cyber handles.

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The Big Short” photo credit: Paramount Pictures

Carol” photo credit: Snap Stills/REX

“Star Wars” photo credit: Walt Disney Pictures

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