4 Oscar Experts’ Predictions Slugfest: Best Picture = 1917, Parasite, Joker? UPSET? [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO & PODCAST]

Pete Hammond (Deadline), Anne Thompson (Indiewire), Tim Gray (Variety) and Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) agree on one thing about the Oscar races for Best Picture and Director: “1917” and “Parasite” are out front. Which one will win? Or will they split the top Academy Awards? Or will upsets occur?

Watch the pundits’ lively discussion in the video above or listen to the audio podcast below. See their current predictions for Best Picture ranked at Gold Derby: Anne Thompson predicts ‘1917,’ Tom O’Neil backs ‘Parasite,’ Tim Gray foresees an upset by “The Irishman.” In the Best Director contest, Thompson and O’Neil back Sam Mendes (“1917”), Gray bets on Bong Joon Ho (“Parasite”).

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Video produced by Shane Whitaker and Andrew Merrill

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