Golden Globes film predictions: Atchity, Rosen, Sperling, Stone, Wloszczyna tie as best Experts

Golden Globe Film Prediction Scores Jennifer Lawrence The Revenant

For the 21 Experts predicting Globe film winners, five have distinguished themselves as the best. We have a tie with 58% correct between Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes), Christopher Rosen (Entertainment Weekly), Nicole Sperling (Entertainment Weekly), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), and Susan Wloszczyna (

Over 2,000 people worldwide predicted the winners in all 14 categories. Among the toughest categories to predict were “The Revenant” for Best Drama and Best Director, “Steve Jobs” for Best Screenplay, Jennifer Lawrence (“Joy“) for Best Comedy/Musical Actress, and Sylvester Stallone (“Creed“) for Best Supporting Actor.

Related: Complete list of 2015 Golden Globe winners and nominees

Following our leaders are a group of six Experts tied with 50% accuracy: Pete Hammond (Deadline), Matthew Jacobs (Huffington Post), Jack Mathews (Gold Derby), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Kevin Polowy (Yahoo), and Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby).

The next tie is at 43% between Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior), Scott Mantz (Access Hollywood), Michael Musto (, Keith Simanton (IMDB), Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood), and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone).

The final two groups are Michael Hogan (Vanity Fair) and Tariq Khan (Fox News) with 36% right and Thelma Adams (Gold Derby) and Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times) with 29% correct.

You can see how your score compares to theirs in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. Or you can find your score by clicking on “My Award Scores,” which appears in the gold menu bar when you’re signed in to your account.

Among the predictor groups, the best performance was a tie between by our Experts, Editors and overall Users with 50% accuracy. The Top 24 Users (those two dozen folks who had done the best predicting last year’s winners) were at the bottom with 42.86% right. Click each link in the previous sentence or in our accuracy chart to see these scores for yourself.

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Matt Atchity (Rotten Tomatoes)
Christopher Rosen (Entertainment Weekly)
Nicole Sperling (Entertainment Weekly)
Sasha Stone (Awards Daily)
Susan Wloszczyna (

Pete Hammond (Deadline)
Matthew Jacobs (Huffington Post)
Jack Mathews (Gold Derby)
Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby)
Kevin Polowy (Yahoo)
Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby)

Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior)
Scott Mantz (Access Hollywood)
Michael Musto (
Keith Simanton (IMDB)
Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood)
Peter Travers (Rolling Stone)

Michael Hogan (Vanity Fair)
Tariq Khan (Fox News)

Thelma Adams (Gold Derby)
Glenn Whipp (L.A. Times)

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