Category: Predictions

The Rundown 2020: Visual Effects

For our fourteenth Rundown article, we review the visual effects category. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Visual Effects as well as general commentary about the race. Wednesday, we’ll cover Best Production Design
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2020 Precursor Predictions: Costume Designers Guild

While BAFTA might have stolen some of the wind in the Costume Designers Guild’s sails, never discount the guild most responsible for a category at the Oscars. Sometimes, their observations are more astute even if they don’t make up more than a fraction of Oscar voters.
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The Rundown 2020: Actor

For our thirteenth Rundown article, we look at Best Actor. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Actoras well as general commentary about the race. Tuesday, we’ll cover Best Visual Effects
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2020 Precursor Predictions: British Academy Awards

With the annual BAFTA Awards change our thoughts on certain categories? Who knows for sure. We shall see.
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2020 Precursor Predictions: Directors Guild

The DGA is not only one of the best predictors of the Best Directing Oscar, they can also do well in Best Picture, since the two categories are often linked…at least they used to be.
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2020 Precursor Predictions: Art Directors Guild

The guild winners keep coming and our predictions here are for what the Art Directors Guild might do in the Production Design categories that influence the Oscars.
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The Rundown 2020: Actress

For our twelfth Rundown article, we look at Best Actress. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Actressas well as general commentary about the race. Next week, we’ll start off on Monday with Best Actor.
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The Rundown 2020: Supporting Actor

For our eleventh Rundown article, we look at Best Supporting Actor. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Supporting Actor as well as general commentary about the race. Friday, we’ll cover Best Actress.
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The Rundown 2020: Supporting Actress

For our tenth Rundown article, we look at Best Supporting Actress. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Supporting Actress as well as general commentary about the race. Thursday, we’ll cover Best Supporting Actor.
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The Rundown 2020: Makeup & Hairstyling

For our ninth Rundown article, we look at Best Makeup & Hairstyling. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Makeup & Hairstyling as well as general commentary about the race. Wednesday, we’ll cover Best Supporting Actress.
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2020 Precursor Predictions: Visual Effects Society

The Visual Effects Society often links up with the Academy, but their bountiful number of categories can sometimes create confusion, especially when traditional winners get nominated in their top category and off-kilter ones often show up in Supporting Visual Effects.
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The Rundown 2020: Original Screenplay

For our eighth Rundown article, we look at Best Original Screenplay. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Original Screenplay as well as general commentary about the race. Tuesday, we’ll cover Best Makeup & Hairstyling.
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The Rundown 2020: Adapted Screenplay

For our seventh Rundown article, we take a gander at Best Adapted Screenplay. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Adapted Screenplay as well as general commentary about the race. Next week, we’ll start off on Monday with Best Original Screenplay.
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2020 Precursor Predictions: Screen Actors Guild

The last most important televised precursor prior to the Oscars (BAFTA doesn’t count this year due to its wonky rules in the top categories), the Screen Actors Guild can make or break a trend, or at least the conversation around such a trend. While Cast won’t be much help in the Best Picture race this year, some actors winning in an upset or staying the course will likely forecast the final Oscar result.
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2020 Precursor Predictions: Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild

This group has a middling history of predicting the Oscars, though certain nomination trends can be spotted by looking here. That said, we look to a single category for its potential and beyond that, it will just be interesting to see what industry professionals really think.
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