Oscar 2017: Best Picture Predictions

Now that most of the critics groups have voted, and the Golden Globes nominations have been announced, it’s safe to predict that eight to ten of the films listed below will be vying for Oscar gold.

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If you want to know more about the Oscars, please read my book, All About Oscar: History and Politics of the Academy Awards (11th edition).

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FRONTRUNNERS (in alphabetical order):

Arrival (Paramount)

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Fences  (Paramount)

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Hacksaw Ridge (Lionsgate)

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Jackie (Fox Searchlight)

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La La Land (Lionsgate)

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Lion (Weinstein)

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Loving (Focus Features)

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Manchester by the Sea (Amazon/Roadside Attractions)

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Moonlight (A24)

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Silence   (Paramount)

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Sully (Warner)

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STRONG CONTENDERS: (in alphabetical order)

20th Century Women (A24)

Florence Foster Jenkins   (Paramount)

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures (Fox)