Congratulations to our User Robbie Moore for an outstanding score of 89.47% when predicting the 2018 Critics’ Choice Awards film winners on Thursday. He is just a notch ahead of eight other people — Timd125, Alexander Kaveh Kouhi, Couch Potato, Cristian Canales Sanchez, Jesse Orion Kinsolving, milad, ryanntran, and Sasha Leiva66 — who had an 84.21% prediction rate. Our top scorer has a great point score of 4,571 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 1,500 people worldwide predicted these critics’ winners in 19 film categories. The awards ceremony was held in Santa Monica, California, and was hosted by Olivia Munn on CW. Our top scorer only missed two categories for the evening — Best Original Screenplay (choosing “Lady Bird” over “Get Out”) and Best Foreign Language Film (choosing “BPM” over “In the Fade”)
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.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
For the six Experts predicting the event, Tariq Khan (Fox News) and Adnan Virk (ESPN) are in first place with 78.95%. Joyce Eng (Gold Derby) is next with 68.42%. Edward Douglas follows, and then Grae Drake (Rotten Tomatoes) with 52.63% and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) with 36.84%. See Expert’ leaderboard.
For the seven Gold Derby Editors, Daniel Montgomery is on top with 78.95%. Rob Licuria is in second place with 73.68%. Joyce Eng and Paul Sheehan are in the third spot with 68.42% correct. I am next with 63.16% and then Marcus Dixon and Matt Noble with 52.63%. See Editors’ leaderboard.
Be sure to check out how our experts rank Oscar contenders in this and the other top races. Use the drop-down menus at the top of each page to see the other categories. Then take a look at the most up-to-date odds before you make make your Oscar nomination predictions. Don’t be afraid to jump in now since you can keep changing your predictions until just before nominees are announced on January 23.