Golden Globes Film Nominations 2018: Adnan Virk (ESPN) tops 20 Experts predicting nominees

Congratulations to our Expert Adnan Virk for a terrific score of 78.18% when predicting the 2018 Golden Globes film nominations on Monday. For a total of 20 Experts making picks, Virk is just ahead of a foursome — Joyce Eng (TV Guide), Tariq Khan (Fox News), Jack Mathews (Gold Derby), and Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) — with 76.36%. Our top scorer has a great point score of 12,133 by using the 500 super bets wisely. See Experts’ leaderboard.

Almost 1,900 people worldwide predicted these Globe nominees in 11 categories. The winner ceremony will be held January 7 on NBC. Our top Expert was perfect in predicting Best Film Drama. Some of his long shots picks that were correct: Steve Carell (“Battle of the Sexes”), Mary J. Blige (“Mudbound”), and Richard Jenkins (“The Shape of Water”).

You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the User menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”

For the other 15 Experts, we next have a tie between Matthew Jacobs (Huffington Post) and Michael Musto (NewNowNext) with 74.55% correct. There is then a six-way tie at 72.73% right for Edward Douglas, Pete Hammond (Deadline), Christopher Rosen (Entertainment Weekly), Sasha Stone (Awards Daily), Peter Travers (Rolling Stone), and Brian Truitt (USA Today). Bonnie Fuller (Hollywood Life) and Susan Wloszczyna ( are tied with 70.91%. A four-way tie follows between Thelma Adams (Gold Derby), Kevin Polowy (Yahoo), Keith Simanton (IMDB), and Anne Thompson (Indiewire). Scott Mantz (Access Hollywood) has 60.00% accuracy. See Experts’ leaderboard.

Be sure to make your Golden Globe predictions so that Hollywood insiders can see how their films and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions until just before winners are announced on January 7. 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.

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