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April 26, 2022 at 7:06 pm #1204933865
When does the 2023 Oscars prediction centre open? I want to get some sweet 100/1 odds on some nominees and have never been able to do this as I don’t know when it’s available.March 28, 2022 at 6:29 am #1204885424
I couldn’t contain my joy when Troy won. An absolutely amazing win.
Does anyone know what Youn Yuh-jung said out loud before signing and announcing Troy? I can’t quite catch it and I’ve listened to it a few times. It sounded like it ended with “minari” but I’m not sure.March 28, 2022 at 4:32 am #1204885151
What is shocking is the amount of support he is receiving from his peers, people are treating this like a situation in which he needs to be counseled and guided. Denzel, Bradley and even Sir Anthony Hopkins all hugged him backstage and consoled him like he was a little child. Even social media isnt cancelling him, the whole situation is just being ridiculed.
The joke wasn’t funny but it was also pretty tame and I am disturbed by the fact that those defending it are essentially saying it’s acceptable for anyone to go up and punch a comedian for making a joke you don’t like.
Anyone defending what Smith did is absurd.March 28, 2022 at 12:15 am #1204884780
Will Smith laughed (even if it was fake, polite laughter) at the GI Jane joke, so what the hell?
Completely unacceptable to assault someone on television for saying words. Chris Rock was wrong to make that joke, but it doesn’t make Will’s behaviour okay.
Just appalling. And then everyone crying and giving him a standing ovation when he won.
I cannot believe how predictable this whole show was after last year. This is surely the best Gold Derby has ever done in combined odds, it was unbelievable. NINE people got 100%. Until two years ago, no one on Gold Derby had ever gotten 100%.
Troy’s win and speech made my heart burst, I was so happy for him.March 27, 2022 at 8:43 pm #1204883712
Did Gold Derby as a whole get 22/23 right? That’s insane.
I went my own way with about 4 categories so there goes my score.March 27, 2022 at 3:55 am #1204878508
Emma Stone got a standing ovation for La La Land.
I rest my case.March 27, 2022 at 12:09 am #1204878296
At this rate, all the actors, director, and picture. Standing ovations aren’t special anymore.
Daniel Day-Lewis didn’t even get one for There Will Be Blood.March 26, 2022 at 5:39 am #1204876897
All the major media outlets still have Jessica Chastain as their final prediction, they are not considering the secret ballots though.
I’ve moved Cruz up to my second slot, and might move her to first, but we must remember what Chris Beachum wrote in the Secret Ballots thread – hardly anyone was picking McDormand in the anonymous ballots last year. These ballots, as interesting as they are, are a tiny fraction of the membership.March 25, 2022 at 3:51 am #1204875120
Finally switched to CODA for Best Picture today, after having Troy in first since the nominations were announced. I’m not a big fan of The Power of the Dog but I don’t feel great about this CODA prediction…March 25, 2022 at 2:21 am #1204875088
Also what’s the deal with this series of ballots?
The author prefaces the article by writing “see what the following five (anonymous and, as a result, very, very shady) Academy members had to say” – what do you mean “very, very shady”? Because they don’t want to publish their names? Way to delegitimise your own article.
Also the number of convenient evenly split categories makes me think this isn’t legit.March 25, 2022 at 2:03 am #1204875079
Dude hated like half the nominees, didn’t finish DMC, and took no less than TEN VIEWINGS to get through POTD. Damn.
Some of their takes were questionable but I must say I loved their votes for The Lost Daughter, 3/3. The taste.March 24, 2022 at 5:18 am #1204873189
I’m torn about how to rank Chastain, Cruz and Colman.
At first glance, you might think Colman doesn’t have a shot. But her film has support in both the Acting and Writing branches, and that can’t be dismissed entirely.
Cruz is coming on strong (was always convinced she was making the line-up) in a late-breaking Sony film from an incredibly respected auteur. But are all the members of the Academy watching the film? Will there be a foreign-language bias?
Or maybe we’re all just overthinking it and Chastain has it in the bag. People keep talking about her film being mediocre – when has that hurt other Best Actress winners?
(I reserve the right to delete this post the second Kristen wins 🤣.)March 23, 2022 at 2:31 am #1204870554
I just logged in to Netflix and was prompted to check out their “awards collection” – and The Power of the Dog isn’t listed. I mean – what?
– Don’t Look Up
– The Hand of God
– The Mitchells vs the Machines
– Robin Robin
– Lead Me Home
– Three Songs for Benazir
– The Lost Daughter
I’ve watched The Lost Daughter and Don’t Look Up so it’s not like they’re only showing me what I haven’t seen.
Does anyone else’s Netflix show The Power of the Dog in the awards section?March 20, 2022 at 4:31 am #1204861178
If voters don’t like TPOTD or are displeased with Netflix for some reason, I would have expected them to vote for “West Side Story” or “Dune” or literally anything else on the list.
This is how I felt in 2019. If they didn’t want to award Roma, why then vote for Green Book? The Favourite was RIGHT THERE.Not now