Congratulations to our User MattHew for scoring an astonishing 92.86% when predicting the 2017 Golden Globe film winners on Sunday. He actually tied with four others — Spencer Maverick, Guillaume De Camaret, Miguel Revel, and Felipe Bandeira — but had the best point total of 10,434 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 2,600 people worldwide predicted these winners in the drama and comedy/musical fields. Our top scorer only missed one category — Best Supporting Actor winner Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Nocturnal Animals”). That means he correctly picked tough categories such as Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”) for Best Film Drama Actress and “La La Land” for Best Film Screenplay.
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, first place is a three-way tie at 64.29% correct (nine of 14 categories) between Daniel Montgomery, Paul Sheehan, and myself. Rob Licuria is next with 57.14% right. Marcus Dixon follows with 50%, and then Matt Noble and Tom O’Neil with 42.86%.
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