Gold Derby just launched its Golden Globes 2018 predictions center for 10 film categories. Jump in now and make your firsts pick of the year. Change later as often as you like until nominations day on December 11 for the 75th annual ceremony. It’s important for you to share your early opinions so that they impact our initial racetrack odds, which are used by all users to wager against while competing for best accuracy score. If you make — and keep — early predictions, you’ll be able to lock in favorable odds. Read contest rules.
We are offering 10 categories at this stage for your first selections — Best Drama Film, Best Drama Actress, Best Drama Actor, Best Comedy/Musical Film, Best Comedy/Musical Actress, Best Comedy/Musical Actor, Best Director, and Best Screenplay. The contenders you see in each category drop-down menu are based on the best information we have at this point from studios, campaigners and public relations reps. You will notice that some performers are listed in both the lead and supporting categories for now while final campaign decisions are being made. Also take note that we have assigned some borderline films in drama or comedy/musical, but those placements could change.
For the 2017 ceremony, “La La Land” became the biggest Globe champion ever with seven victories — Best Comedy/Musical Film, Best Comedy/Musical Actress (Emma Stone), Best Comedy/Musical Actor (Ryan Gosling), Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Original Score, and Best Original Song. Other winners were “Moonlight” for Best Drama Film, Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”) for Best Drama Actress, Casey Affleck (“Manchester by the Sea”) for Best Drama Actor, Viola Davis (“Fences”) for Best Supporting Actress, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Nocturnal Animals”) for Best Supporting Actor. All would go on to contend at the Oscars except for Taylor-Johnson. Winners at the Academy Awards were “Moonlight,” Stone, Affleck, Davis, and Globe nominee Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight”).
Now, scurry over to the predictions center and let us know your choices today! You’ll be competing against thousands of others, including top movie experts who cover the film industry throughout the year plus our own Gold Derby editors. Hollywood insiders are desperate to see how their films and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions until just before nominees are announced on December 11. And join in the fierce debate over the 2018 Golden Globes taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our film forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.