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Paul Sheehan is top expert predicting Golden Globe film winners with 86% correct

By Gold Derby News Desk
By Gold Derby News Desk
Jan 14 2013 11:00 am

Gold Derby's Paul Sheehan was not only the best expert predicting the Golden Globe winners for film, he also tied seven of our users with 86% accuracy, ahead of all other users, editors, and experts who made predictions at Gold Derby.

17 of our 18 experts predicted all 14 film categories, among whom Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) finished second with 79% correct.

Three were tied at 72%: Glenn Whipp (LA Times), Richard Horgan (Fishbowl LA), and Tariq Khan (Fox News), who was the top Golden Globe expert for TV. Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) followed with 65%.

Eight experts picked 58% of winners: Thelma Adams (Yahoo), Edward Douglas (Coming Soon), Thom Geier (Entertainment Weekly), Guy Lodge (In Contention), Kevin Polowy (Next Movie), Richard Rushfield (BuzzFeed), Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood), and Susan Wloszczyna (USA Today).

Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), our top Critics' Choice expert, scored 50%, as did Chuck Walton (Fandango). Keith Simanton (IMDb) picked 43%.

Gold Derby's Tom O'Neil predicted 12 out of 14 categories and scored 67%.

Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) - 86%
Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) - 79%
Richard Horgan (Fishbowl LA) - 72%
Tariq Khan (Fox News) - 72%
Glenn Whipp (LA Times) - 72%
Sasha Stone (Awards Daily) - 65%
Thelma Adams (Yahoo) - 58%
Edward Douglas (Coming Soon) - 58%
Thom Geier (Entertainment Weekly) - 58%
Guy Lodge (In Contention) - 58%
Kevin Polowy (Next Movie) - 58%
Richard Rushfield (BuzzFeed) - 58%
Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood) - 58%
Susan Wloszczyna (USA Today) - 58%
Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes) - 50%
Chuck Walton (Fandango) - 50%
Keith Simanton (IMDb) - 43%

Tom O'Neil (Gold Derby) - 67%

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