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How did Oliver Davidson kick YOUR ass to win $1,000 in our Oscars contest? (Video)

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Mar 03 2015 11:05 am
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Congratulations to Oliver Davidson for winning the $1,000 grand prize in Gold Derby's 2014 Oscar predictions contest. Davidson scored 92% accuracy, missing only 2 categories out of 24: Best Animated Feature and Best Original Screenplay.

"It was a good year of picks and I hope to repeat it if possible. It was tough," he tells Gold Derby's Tom O'Neil in our new webcam chat (watch below). See all of Davidson's winning Oscar predictions here. Compare them to O'Neil's picks here. Compare the accuracy rates of our Experts, Editors and Users here.

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Will Michael Keaton get revenge on Eddie Redmayne at next year's Oscars?

By Zach Laws
By Zach Laws
Mar 03 2015 05:25 am
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One of this year’s most heated Oscar races was for Best Actor, a neck-and-neck marathon that ultimately ended with Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) upsetting early front-runner Michael Keaton (“Birdman”). The two may very well go head-to-head again next year for films that have the potential to be major players: “The Danish Girl” and “Spotlight.”

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Emmys cliffhanger: Will 'Empire' and Cookie Lyon reign supreme?

By Marcus James Dixon
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Mar 03 2015 05:19 am
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If the Emmys were an empire, cable television and streaming services would reign supreme as the kings and queens, while poor network TV would be the hard-working yet forgotten serfs.

But those were the old days, the days B.C. (Before Cookie). Now that Fox's "Empire" has crushed ratings records, can this Best Drama Series contender save all of network TV at the Emmys?

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Oscars mystery solved: How 'Big Hero 6' beat 'Dragon 2' for Best Animated Feature

By Riley Chow
By Riley Chow
Mar 03 2015 04:00 am
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That Best Animated Feature win by “Big Hero 6” over “How to Train Your Dragon 2” was the single biggest upset of Oscar night per Gold Derby’s racetrack odds but it should not have been. The snub by the academy of “The Lego Movie,” which still went on to win the Producers Guild and Critics’ Choice Movie Awards for Best Animated Feature, certainly threw a wrench into things. However, the subsequent congregation around “How to Train Your Dragon 2” was statistically unsound.

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News Nuggets: Will a team of Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg be unbeatable at the Oscars?

By Chris Beachum
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Mar 02 2015 19:35 pm
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Oscars Jennifer Lawrence Steven Spielberg Natalie Portman George Clooney EntertainmentIn a bidding war, Steven Spielberg is now set to direct a hot memoir for Warner Bros. with Jennifer Lawrence attached to star. Will Oscar voters take special note of this pairing for the adaptation of "It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War"? The memoir by Lynsey Addario has had no shortage of bidders "for the life of a woman who goes into the most dangerous places in the world in search of truth." Others in the auction included Reese Witherspoon, Darren Aronofsky (for Natalie Portman), Margot Robbie, and George Clooney. Deadline

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Can Eric Martsolf ('Days of Our Lives') defend Daytime Emmys title for Best Supporting Actor?

By Daniel Montgomery
By Daniel Montgomery
Mar 02 2015 12:32 pm
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"Days of Our Lives" star Eric Martsolf pulled off an upset victory at the Daytime Emmys in 2014, winning Best Supporting Actor on his first nomination, and he's back on the ballot this year. Can he defend his title?

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Daytime Emmys return to TV: Pop Network will broadcast on April 26

By Daniel Montgomery
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Mar 02 2015 11:10 am
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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced that the Daytime Emmys will return to TV this year. They will broadcast live on the newly rebranded Pop Network, formerly the TV Guide Network, on Sunday, April 26, at 8pm ET/5pm PT from the Warner Bros. Studios lot on Stage 16.

The Creative Arts Emmys will take place two days earlier, on Friday, April 24 at the Universal Hilton in Los Angeles.

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News Nuggets: Leonardo DiCaprio may finally play his dream role and win an Oscar

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Mar 01 2015 18:10 pm
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Leonardo DiCaprio Oscars The Revenant Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu The Crowded Room EntertainmentEvery time Leonardo DiCaprio impresses critics and is on the verge of winning an Oscar, "it seems to slide out of his grasp as quickly." The five-time nominee is now pursuing a role that he has wanted for 20 years. He will produce and star in "The Crowded Room" about "the first person to successfully use multiple personality disorder as a defense in a court of law." While that movie is still in development, he also will have "The Revenant" in the next Oscar derby. Directed by this week's champ Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Birdman"), it stars DiCaprio as an American wilderness trapper who is severely injured and left for dead. Cinema Blend

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'American Idol' winners smackdown: Kelly Clarkson vs. Carrie Underwood (Poll)

By Marcus James Dixon
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Mar 01 2015 14:33 pm
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Last week, we tasked you with picking your favorite "American Idol" winner of all time in our new poll. Well, the results are in and it's virtually a tie between Season 1's Kelly Clarkson and Season 4's Carrie Underwood.

Both ladies reaped about 40% of your votes, which means the other 11 winners are clinging to scraps at the bottom of the pile. If you disagree with those early results, then be sure to cast your own vote in our poll below. Hurry -- there's still time!

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