See how you did predicting Oscars

By Gold Derby News Desk
By Gold Derby News Desk
Feb 26 2012 23:22 pm
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Almost 1,200 Gold Derby readers predicted the winners in all 24 races at the Academy Awards. In total, our Users entered more than 25,000 predictions. To see how you fared, log in to your account and under your profile picture click on Oscars 2011

Certain categories, like Best Picture and both supporting acting races, had the overwhelming support of our Users, Editors and expert Oscarologists.

Then there were those, like Best Actress, where almost all of Experts (26/31) expected Viola Davis ("The Help") to prevail. Just five of them foresaw victory for Meryl Streep ("The Iron Lady") but hundreds of our Users thought she would finally win her third Oscar. Check out the category breakdowns here

One User, snuggle4, outdid everyone scoring 88%. Ten more Users scored 84%: John, 

Jacob Burns, 


Jenna Martin, 



leiendeckera, Han Seung Min, 


Larry Gevirtz, 




Sean Holt, 

Meg Landau 

, lenny sadofsky and cmtoughill. See the full leaderboard here.

Our top Experts with 80% each were Pete Hammond (Deadline), Tariq Khan (Fox News) and Sasha Stone (Awards Daily). With 75% each were Dave Karger (EW), Kevin Polowy (Next Movie), Steve Pond (The Wrap), Gold Derby executive editor Paul Sheehan and Susan Wloszczyna (USA Today).  The Gold Derby odds also scored 75%. 

At 71% were Kyle Buchanan (Vulture), Edward Douglas (Coming Soon), Elena Howe (Los Angeles Times), Gold Derby founder Tom O'Neil, Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) and Chuck Walton  (Fandango). 

With 67% were Scott Feinberg (THR), Kevin Lewin (WENN), Guy Lodge (In Contention) and Michael Musto (Village Voice). At 63% were Matt McDaniel (Yahoo! Movies), Sean O'Connell (Hollywood News), Chris Rosen (Moviefone), Anne Thompson (TOH) and Jeff Wells (Hollywood Elsewhere). 

Richard Rushfield (Daily Beast) and Keith Simanton (IMDB) scored 59%. Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes) and Bradley Jacobs (US) scored 55%. JD Cargill (CNN) and Dave White (Movies.com) came in at 50%. 

Thelma Adams (Yahoo! Movies) only predicted 12 races and scored 67%. See all of the pundits' Oscar rankings and predix here. See final score rankings at our leaderboard.

Among our Editors, Darrin Dortch scored 80%, David Schnelwar was at 75%, Marcus Dixon came in at 71%, both Matt Noble and Andrew Pickett scored 67%, and Chris Beachum, Rob Licuria and Daniel Montgomery were all at 63%. 

 
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See the latest Oscar predictions of our famous pundits — Click Here. See the category rankings when their predictions are combined - Click Here. Sample below. Make your early picks now -- click here -- and change them later as the derby heats up.

Odds   View %  
Experts
1 BoyhoodBoyhood
9/2
2 UnbrokenUnbroken
15/2
3 BirdmanBirdman
15/2
4 The Imitation GameThe Imitation Game
8/1
5 SelmaSelma
9/1
6 The Theory of EverythingThe Theory of Everything
10/1
7 Gone GirlGone Girl
16/1
8 FoxcatcherFoxcatcher
16/1
9 WhiplashWhiplash
25/1
10 InterstellarInterstellar
25/1
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