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  • DaKardii
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    Now Supporting Actress: I’m predicting Pugh because of the “MVP” comments from screenings, but I would watch out for Watson. Dern and Streep won’t ruin their chances for Marriage Story and The Laundromat nominations and Watson seems to have bigger roles then them. Though in one of the screening reactions, they said she was miscast, I believe that was just one person (unlike Chalamet) and she has a substantial storyline in this film.

    For some odd reason, the Predictions board seems to be way more favorable towards Streep than anyone else.

    Four predictors have only Streep getting in.

    Two predictors have only Pugh getting in.

    One predictor has both Streep and Pugh getting in.

    One predictor has both Streep and Watson getting in.

    Four predictors have Streep not only getting in, but WINNING.

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    ENGLAND
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    The film has great hype, but the trailer was a let down. Florence Pugh is definitely having one hell of a year though.

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    DrewN92
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    I think the only possible acting nominations are Ronan and Pugh. They’re the two singled out in most of the test screening reactions, as well as Pugh having a great/breakout year and Ronan being popular with the Academy. I also think her getting “snubbed” last year for Mary Queen of Scots only helps her, even though she never really stood a chance in my opinion. Streep and Dern have much better chances for The Laundromat and Marriage Story.

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    Foolio
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    Keeping in mind this is just a trailer, I have a lot of faith in this movie now. It looks like an old school Hollywood crowd-pleaser and an intelligently written character play in one package. It could become a major contender or a minor contender, but it sure looks like a contender.

    Cinematography, costume design, production design, editing, score and acting are stunningly on point. The pacing looks flawless. All this alone should bring it some combination of below the line, acting, and possibly screenplay nods.

    Whether the movie can go the extra mile, though, and seriously contend for Picture and Director, depends on what’s beneath the eye candy, craftspersonship and story-telling skill. Little Women, for all its timelessness, is a product of its time and can (and often has) be treated as such. But it can also offer a smorgasboard of opportunities to explore gender politics and say something meaningful about the time we live in right now.

    So hopefully there’s even more to this adaptation than meets the eye in the trailer. Knowing Gerwig’s sensibilities, I would be surprised if she just settled with telling the story the way it’s been told before.

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    Potatohead
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    Pause when Jo says she scorched her dress and admire the wicked glee in Saoirse Ronan’s eyes. She is glorious.

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    PleaseFeedTheTroll
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    The film has great hype, but the trailer was a let down. Florence Pugh is definitely having one hell of a year though.

    The trailer views are pretty low, so where is the supposed hype?

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    The trailer views are pretty low, so where is the supposed hype?

    You guys here on Goldderby are calling it best film ever with your reactions. You guys gave it dedicated slots in every possible category. You all dislike Harriet but are praising this boring costume stuff with a very poor trailer because it’s from a white woman.

    FYC
    Best Actor :.
    Taron Egerton = Rocketman
    Joaquin Phoenix = Joker
    Eddie Murphy = Dolemite is my Name

    Best actress :
    Charlize Theron = Bombshell
    Alfre Woodard = Clemency

    Supporting Actor
    Brad Pitt = Once upon a time in Hollywood

    Supporting Actress =
    Margot Robbie = Any of her two performances.
    Dame Maggie Smith = Downton Abbey
    Octavia Spencer = Luce

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    rlk
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    I think the only possible acting nominations are Ronan and Pugh. They’re the two singled out in most of the test screening reactions, as well as Pugh having a great/breakout year and Ronan being popular with the Academy. I also think her getting “snubbed” last year for Mary Queen of Scots only helps her, even though she never really stood a chance in my opinion. Streep and Dern have much better chances for The Laundromat and Marriage Story.

    This. Thank you!

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    kellis
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    The trailer views are pretty low, so where is the supposed hype?

    It’s only been one day and it has over 2.5 million views (1.7 for the official and the rest being mixed with the other main movie trailer channels). It’s doing fine lol.

    “No user starts this shady” - someone culturally relevant.

    Also got banned because...reasons? So, I guess ciao.

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    John Berchmans
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    Keeping in mind this is just a trailer, I have a lot of faith in this movie now. It looks like an old school Hollywood crowd-pleaser and an intelligently written character play in one package. It could become a major contender or a minor contender, but it sure looks like a contender. Cinematography, costume design, production design, editing, score and acting are stunningly on point. The pacing looks flawless. All this alone should bring it some combination of below the line, acting, and possibly screenplay nods. Whether the movie can go the extra mile, though, and seriously contend for Picture and Director, depends on what’s beneath the eye candy, craftspersonship and story-telling skill. Little Women, for all its timelessness, is a product of its time and can (and often has) be treated as such. But it can also offer a smorgasboard of opportunities to explore gender politics and say something meaningful about the time we live in right now. So hopefully there’s even more to this adaptation than meets the eye in the trailer. Knowing Gerwig’s sensibilities, I would be surprised if she just settled with telling the story the way it’s been told before.

    I don’t think this film will be nominated for Director, since no female director has ever been nominated twice, but Picture seems like a strong possibility.

    BP: Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Ford v Ferrari, Marriage Story,
    BD: Bong-Joon Ho, Taika Waititi, Todd Phillips, Noah Baumbach
    Actor: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert Pattinson, Adam Driver, Roman Griffin Davis, Christian Bale
    Actress: Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson
    S. Actor: Willem Dafoe, Song Kang-Ho, Sam Rockwell, Al Pacino, Alan Alda
    S. Actress: Laura Dern, Thomasin McKensie, Cho Yeo-Jeong
    AS: Jojo Rabbit, Joker, The Irishman
    OS: Parasite, Marriage Story, Ford v Ferrari

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    MarinaBelo2
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    The film has great hype, but the trailer was a let down. Florence Pugh is definitely having one hell of a year though.

    To whom?

    You guys here on Goldderby are calling it best film ever with your reactions. You guys gave it dedicated slots in every possible category. You all dislike Harriet but are praising this boring costume stuff with a very poor trailer because it’s from a white woman.

    Honey, Harriet’s trailer sucks and sucks even harder compared to this one.

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    The One And Only of Gold Derby.
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    You guys here on Goldderby are calling it best film ever with your reactions. You guys gave it dedicated slots in every possible category. You all dislike Harriet but are praising this boring costume stuff with a very poor trailer because it’s from a white woman.

    Nope.

    That is the truth.

    No exceptions.

    A Rival To Thatcher’s Reign.

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    Honey
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    The girls are all campaigning for Oscar nominations while Timmy is campaigning to be cast as a future Disney prince

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    Thatcher, Former Prime Minister of GoldDerby
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    Darlings, the Chalamet will have to fight to look straight in the eyes of the audience. That would be his win.

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    First reactions are slowly being released, looks like its a contender to say the least

    @ErikWeber: First #LittleWomen reax is in, spoke with SAG Nominating Committee member who saw it tonight calling it “great”, praising Gerwig’s direction as “distinct in vision”, describing Saoirse Ronan’s performance as “fierce”, expects “numerous #Oscars nominations”

     

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