With 1-to-10 odds from our 15 movie Experts, “La La Land” is the overwhelming favorite to win Best Film Comedy/Musical at Sunday’s Golden Globes. Directed and written by Damien Chazelle, the film stars Emma Stone as a struggling actress and Ryan Gosling as a struggling jazz pianist in a modern day musical. Both leads are nominated at this year’s Globes.
All 15 of our Experts are predicting this victory: Thelma Adams (Gold Derby), Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior), Joyce Eng (TV Guide), Matthew Jacobs (HuffPo), Tariq Khan (Fox News), Scott Mantz (Access Hollywood), Jack Mathews (Gold Derby), Michael Musto (out.com), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Kevin Polowy (Yahoo), Christopher Rosen (Entertainment Weekly), Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby), Keith Simanton (IMDB), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), and Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com).
Much further behind in second place is “Florence Foster Jenkins” with 40-to-1 odds. That film features acting nominees Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, and Simon Helberg. In third position is “20th Century Women” starring nominee Annette Bening with 50-to-1 odds. In the fourth spot is “Deadpool” with nominee Ryan Reynolds at 66-to-1. The last spot at 100-to-1 odds is “Sing Street.”
According to our overall combined odds featuring the predictions of all Experts, Editors, Top 24 Users (those that did the best at their winner picks last year), and Users, the choices are very similar. The favored pick of over 1,700 people is “La La Land” with 1-to-10 odds over “Florence Foster Jenkins” (40-to-1 odds), “20th Century Women” (50-to-1 odds), “Deadpool” (50-to-1 odds”), and “Sing Street” (80-to-1 odds).
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