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    Will Zorkin be the first screenwriter to win both Adapted and Original categories in case he wins?

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    The Father has just won best european film at the GOYAs.

     

    Not sure if that was/was not expected though.

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    Far from it. Billy Wilder, Alan Jay Lerner, Ring Lardner Jr., Paddy Chayefsky, Horton Foote and the Coens have all won both awards.

    Oh I just forgot about the Coens lmao

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    POST-CRITICS CHOICE PREDICTIONS

    Best Original Screenplay

    1. Promising Young Woman
    2. The Trial of the Chicago 7
    3. Sound of Metal
    4. Mank
    5. Minari

    Best Adapted Screenplay

    1. Nomadland
    2. One Night in Miami
    3. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
    4. News of the World
    5. The Father
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    Congrats Aaron Sorkin and Kemp Powers on your oscars.

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    I remember Get Out being released during the famous pandemic of 2017.

    I remember when you predicted PYW to win 3 globes and it won ZERO

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    Trial 7 could still win here. PYW is a very predictable CCA choice.

    👑Cicely Tyson (1924-2021)
    👑Mary Wilson (1944-2021)

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    Trial 7 could still win here.

    As could Promising Young Woman. Trial of the Chicago 7 is a predictable Golden Globes choice.

    Point being I think like with Actress and S. Actress we won’t know who is winning (and maybe even then won’t know till the Oscars) until SAG/WGA and BAFTA. If Fennell takes BAFTA and Sorkin takes WGA it will be tight.

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    Trial 7 is a very predictable Oscar choice as well. A safe, socially relevant, historical drama with a ton of characters written by a previously won industry vet with clout. Sounds like a potential winner to me.

    👑Cicely Tyson (1924-2021)
    👑Mary Wilson (1944-2021)

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    Let’s pray for Sorkin go home with a trophy made of air.

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    Trial 7 is a very predictable Oscar choice as well. A safe, socially relevant, historical drama with a ton of characters written by a previously winning industry vet with clout. Sounds like a potential winner to me.

    Agreed.

    Promising Young Woman is a very predictable Oscar choice as well. A controversial, socially relevant drama with dark humour written by a rising star with the industry. Just like Get Out, Jojo Rabbit and Parasite. Without a doubt a potential winner too.

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    Congrats Aaron Sorkin and Kemp Powers on your oscars.

    Nomadland literally just won at Critics Choice. It’s winning the Oscar and BAFTA here.

    John's Best of 2020

    Best Picture: Soul
    Best Direction: The Midnight Sky
    Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman
    Best Actress: Viola Davis
    Best Supporting Actor: Delroy Lindo
    Best Supporting Actress: Amanda Seyfried
    Best Screenplay: Soul

    John's Best of 2021

    Best Picture: Nomadland
    Best Direction: Nomadland
    Best Actor: Lakeith Stanfield
    Best Actress: Frances McDormand
    Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya
    Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-Jung
    Best Screenplay: Judas and the Black Messiah

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    Sorkin’s history with the Academy is a bit odd insofar as he’s missed a number of nominations in the past that in theory he should have had, going all the way back to A Few Good Men, but he of course eventually won and then got two subsequent nominations. He also won the Globe for another film that he missed a nomination at the Oscars for. He’s definitely a serious contender for the win this time around.

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