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    The nominees are!

    Best Picture

    1917
    Ford v Ferrari
    The Irishman
    Jojo Rabbit
    Joker
    Little Women
    Marriage Story
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Parasite

    Actor in a Leading Role

    Antonio Banderas - Pain and Glory
    Leonardo DiCaprio - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Adam Driver - Marriage Story
    Joaquin Phoenix - Joker
    Jonathan Pryce - The Two Popes

    Actress in a Leading Role

    Cynthia Erivo - Harriet
    Scarlett Johansson - Marriage Story
    Saoirse Ronan - Little Women
    Charlize Theron - Bombshell
    Renée Zellweger - Judy

    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Kathy Bates - Richard Jewell
    Laura Dern - Marriage Story
    Scarlett Johansson - Jojo Rabbit
    Florence Pugh - Little Women
    Margot Robbie - Bombshell

    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Tom Hanks - A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
    Anthony Hopkins - The Two Popes
    Al Pacino - The Irishman
    Joe Pesci - The Irishman
    Brad Pitt - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Directing

    Bong Joon Ho - Parasite
    Sam Mendes - 1917
    Todd Phillips - Joker
    Martin Scorsese - The Irishman
    Quentin Tarantino - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Adapted Screenplay

    The Irishman
    Jojo Rabbit
    Joker
    Little Women
    The Two Popes

    Original Screenplay

    1917
    Knives Out
    Marriage Story
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Parasite

    International Feature Film

    Corpus Christi
    Honeyland
    Les Miserables
    Pain and Glory
    Parasite

    Production Design

    1917
    The Irishman
    Jojo Rabbit
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Parasite

    Film Editing

    Ford v Ferrari
    The Irishman
    Jojo Rabbit
    Joker
    Parasite

    Cinematography

    1917
    The Irishman
    Joker
    The Lighthouse
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Visual Effects

    1917
    Avengers: Endgame
    The Irishman
    The Lion King
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Costume Design

    Jojo Rabbit
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    The Irishman
    Joker
    Little Women

    Sound Mixing

    1917
    Ad Astra
    Ford v Ferrari
    Joker
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Sound Editing

    1917
    Ford v Ferrari
    Joker
    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Original Score

    1917
    Joker
    Little Women
    Marriage Story
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Documentary Feature

    American Factory
    The Cave
    The Edge of Democracy
    For Sama
    Honeyland

    Documentary Short Subject

    In the Absence
    Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)
    Life Overtakes Me
    St. Louis Superman
    Walk Run Cha-Cha

    Makeup and Hairstyling

    1917
    Bombshell
    Joker
    Judy
    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    Animated Feature Film

    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
    I Lost My Body
    Klaus
    Missing Link
    Toy Story 4

    Animated Short Film

    Dcera (Daughter)
    Hair Love
    Kitbull
    Memorable
    Sister

    Live-Action Short Film

    Brotherhood
    Nefta Football Club
    The Neighbors’ Window
    Saria
    A Sister

    Original Song

    "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" - Toy Story 4
    "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" - Rocketman
    "I'm Standing With You" - Breakthrough
    "Into the Unknown" - Frozen 2
    "Stand Up" - Harriet

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    Overall, I'm happy with the nominations. There were more than a few surprises though.

    I would have liked to see Knives Out get a Best Picture nomination. I was really rooting for Adam Sandler, but I knew he wasn't going to get nominated. I'm surprised J-Lo and Eddie Murphy didn't get nominated. Both seemed to be gaining steam. The same for Akwafina and Egerton. I know a lot of people are going to scream racism in Akwafina's case, but the main culprit is both of their films came out too damn early. You can throw in Lupita Nyong'o's performance in Us as well. Release your films later!

    I'm sure the most talked about snub is going to be Greta Gerwig and the fact that no women were nominated for Best Director. When you have a stacked year like we have this year, it really shouldn't even be a discussion, but it will be. Speaking of films directed by women, I'm really surprised to see that Portrait of a Lady on Fire got completely shut out. I'm not sure what happened there.

    Maybe the biggest shock of the morning was Robert De Niro being left out of the Best Actor category. I would have also liked to see The Lighthouse get a least one acting nomination.

    I was happy to see Klaus get nominated for Best Animated Film. I was also really happy to see Scarlett Johansson get two nominations. I was, of course, elated to see all the Parasite love, as well as Roger Deakins getting another nomination.

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    Another surprise: no Frozen II for Best Animated Feature. Even though it came out in November (and wasn't quite as good as Frozen), I thought that'd be a lock for sure.
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    Tiebreaker Reminder:


    We added the second tiebreacker mechanic last year.

    Basically, everybody will submit their choices like usual, except they will also add which film they think will win the most Oscars and give a number. In case of a tie, whomever has the closest number without going over is the winner. If the tie remains, the person who submits their ballot earliest is the winner.

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    These are my early predictions for some categories though there are still several films I have to see.



    Best Picture

    Joker

    Actor in a Leading Role

    Joaquin Phoenix - Joker

    Actress in a Leading Role

    Scarlett Johansson - Marriage Story

    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Laura Dern - Marriage Story

    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Brad Pitt - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Directing

    Sam Mendes - 1917

    Adapted Screenplay

    The Irishman

    Original Screenplay

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    International Feature Film

    Parasite

    Production Design

    1917

    Cinematography

    1917

    Visual Effects

    1917

    Sound Mixing

    1917

    Sound Editing

    Ford v Ferrari

    Original Score

    Joker

    Animated Feature Film

    Toy Story 4
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    Joker for BP would be a surprise.

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    I don't think so. It made more money than the rest combined (x2) and earned the most nominations and tons of critical praise. It's a populous film many people seemed to really like that became more iconic than the rest of them from the trailer alone. I'd say it's the front runner in many ways. Parasite is historically ruled out due to International Film category. Jojo is just lucky to be there, same with Ford v Ferrari. If I had to rank them in the odds I think they have of winning I'd go:


    1. Joker
    2. 1917
    3. The Irishman
    4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    5. Marriage Story
    6. Little Women
    7. Ford v Ferrari
    8. Parasite
    9. Jojo Rabbit

    I'm sure it's also a film almost every Academy member saw, which is very important when it comes to voting.
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    Yeah, in October I would've said chances of Joker winning BP were pretty slim, but I actually think it's hot a real shot: a few awards under its belt, great buzz and reviews, super nice box office returns, so it might end up surprising people. Especially with younger and more diverse members invited to join the Academy, things seem to be getting less stuffy and more open to mainstream consideration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky View Post
    Yeah, in October I would've said chances of Joker winning BP were pretty slim, but I actually think it's hot a real shot: a few awards under its belt, great buzz and reviews, super nice box office returns, so it might end up surprising people. Especially with younger and more diverse members invited to join the Academy, things seem to be getting less stuffy and more open to mainstream consideration.
    I think people are miss remembering the reviews for Joker. It has a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes, which puts it something like 15% lower than the next lowest movie on RT. It's also the only movie on the BP list that isn't certified fresh on RT. Compare the reviews for Joker to something like Parasite, and the movie is in a whole different world. Parasite has an astounding 99% on RT from critics and a really strong 93% from the audience. Don't get me wrong, I don't have anything against Joker, I haven't even had a chance to see it yet (was just too busy when it was in theaters). I just think "critically" it's probably the weakest one on this list.

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    Yeah, in October I would've said chances of Joker winning BP were pretty slim, but I actually think it's hot a real shot: a few awards under its belt, great buzz and reviews, super nice box office returns, so it might end up surprising people. Especially with younger and more diverse members invited to join the Academy, things seem to be getting less stuffy and more open to mainstream consideration.
    I think people are miss remembering the reviews for Joker. It has a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes, which puts it something like 15% lower than the next lowest movie on RT. It's also the only movie on the BP list that isn't certified fresh on RT. Compare the reviews for Joker to something like Parasite, and the movie is in a whole different world. Parasite has an astounding 99% on RT from critics and a really strong 93% from the audience. Don't get me wrong, I don't have anything against Joker, I haven't even had a chance to see it yet (was just too busy when it was in theaters). I just think "critically" it's probably the weakest one on this list.
    That will play no part here... I dont think... if you remember people were complaining about it glorifying violence which led to some of those reviews. Joker or 1917 will win... I hope it is Joker. I think it was a better film.

    Dan. Do yourself a favor and see it NOW. It is far from the weakest...
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    I think it's a three-way race between Joker, Parasite, and 1917.

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    Yeah, in October I would've said chances of Joker winning BP were pretty slim, but I actually think it's hot a real shot: a few awards under its belt, great buzz and reviews, super nice box office returns, so it might end up surprising people. Especially with younger and more diverse members invited to join the Academy, things seem to be getting less stuffy and more open to mainstream consideration.
    I think people are miss remembering the reviews for Joker. It has a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes, which puts it something like 15% lower than the next lowest movie on RT. It's also the only movie on the BP list that isn't certified fresh on RT. Compare the reviews for Joker to something like Parasite, and the movie is in a whole different world. Parasite has an astounding 99% on RT from critics and a really strong 93% from the audience. Don't get me wrong, I don't have anything against Joker, I haven't even had a chance to see it yet (was just too busy when it was in theaters). I just think "critically" it's probably the weakest one on this list.
    That will play no part here... I dont think... if you remember people were complaining about it glorifying violence which led to some of those reviews. Joker or 1917 will win... I hope it is Joker. I think it was a better film.

    Dan. Do yourself a favor and see it NOW. It is far from the weakest...
    I think critical reviews will definitely play a part in it winning an Oscar for sure. Those reviews you're talking about were mostly talking point news articles. The ones I'm talking about mostly just didn't find it interesting or entertaining. Or really felt like it was trying to mimic Scorcese but didn't have the depth of his movies, so it just felt like a cheap imitation. Almost none of the reviews I've read (that weren't click bait articles) mentioned glorifying violence at all.

    Personally I think 1917 has the best shot here. It should probably be Parasite, but Parasite had such a limited release I just don't think enough people saw Parasite. 1917 is super fresh in people's minds though, which will play a big part in peoples voting.

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    Yeah, in October I would've said chances of Joker winning BP were pretty slim, but I actually think it's hot a real shot: a few awards under its belt, great buzz and reviews, super nice box office returns, so it might end up surprising people. Especially with younger and more diverse members invited to join the Academy, things seem to be getting less stuffy and more open to mainstream consideration.
    I think people are miss remembering the reviews for Joker. It has a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes, which puts it something like 15% lower than the next lowest movie on RT. It's also the only movie on the BP list that isn't certified fresh on RT. Compare the reviews for Joker to something like Parasite, and the movie is in a whole different world. Parasite has an astounding 99% on RT from critics and a really strong 93% from the audience. Don't get me wrong, I don't have anything against Joker, I haven't even had a chance to see it yet (was just too busy when it was in theaters). I just think "critically" it's probably the weakest one on this list.
    That will play no part here... I dont think... if you remember people were complaining about it glorifying violence which led to some of those reviews. Joker or 1917 will win... I hope it is Joker. I think it was a better film.

    Dan. Do yourself a favor and see it NOW. It is far from the weakest...
    I think critical reviews will definitely play a part in it winning an Oscar for sure. Those reviews you're talking about were mostly talking point news articles. The ones I'm talking about mostly just didn't find it interesting or entertaining. Or really felt like it was trying to mimic Scorcese but didn't have the depth of his movies, so it just felt like a cheap imitation. Almost none of the reviews I've read (that weren't click bait articles) mentioned glorifying violence at all.

    Personally I think 1917 has the best shot here. It should probably be Parasite, but Parasite had such a limited release I just don't think enough people saw Parasite. 1917 is super fresh in people's minds though, which will play a big part in peoples voting.
    Dan... how can you say it should probably be Parasite my man? You have not even seen Joker. YOU HAVE TO. ITs out now.. man watch it. Also, Not interesting or entertaining is total bullshit. I have seen it 3 times! lol Plus I have seen them all... Joker or 1917 wins. Mark my words.
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    Yeah, in October I would've said chances of Joker winning BP were pretty slim, but I actually think it's hot a real shot: a few awards under its belt, great buzz and reviews, super nice box office returns, so it might end up surprising people. Especially with younger and more diverse members invited to join the Academy, things seem to be getting less stuffy and more open to mainstream consideration.
    I think people are miss remembering the reviews for Joker. It has a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes, which puts it something like 15% lower than the next lowest movie on RT. It's also the only movie on the BP list that isn't certified fresh on RT. Compare the reviews for Joker to something like Parasite, and the movie is in a whole different world. Parasite has an astounding 99% on RT from critics and a really strong 93% from the audience. Don't get me wrong, I don't have anything against Joker, I haven't even had a chance to see it yet (was just too busy when it was in theaters). I just think "critically" it's probably the weakest one on this list.
    That will play no part here... I dont think... if you remember people were complaining about it glorifying violence which led to some of those reviews. Joker or 1917 will win... I hope it is Joker. I think it was a better film.

    Dan. Do yourself a favor and see it NOW. It is far from the weakest...
    I think critical reviews will definitely play a part in it winning an Oscar for sure. Those reviews you're talking about were mostly talking point news articles. The ones I'm talking about mostly just didn't find it interesting or entertaining. Or really felt like it was trying to mimic Scorcese but didn't have the depth of his movies, so it just felt like a cheap imitation. Almost none of the reviews I've read (that weren't click bait articles) mentioned glorifying violence at all.

    Personally I think 1917 has the best shot here. It should probably be Parasite, but Parasite had such a limited release I just don't think enough people saw Parasite. 1917 is super fresh in people's minds though, which will play a big part in peoples voting.
    Dan... how can you say it should probably be Parasite my man? You have not even seen Joker. YOU HAVE TO. ITs out now.. man watch it. Also, Not interesting or entertaining is total bullshit. I have seen it 3 times! lol Plus I have seen them all... Joker or 1917 wins. Mark my words.
    I'm not saying I think Parasite will win, I just think it should win. I haven't seen 1917 yet either, though it's on my list. I will see Joker as well, but I think it's unlikely I will like it as much as you. The problem here is that I've seen Parasite, and while it's not my favorite movie, I think it's a near perfect movie, and I can't imagine Joker being even close to as good as it is.

    Mostly the reason I think it'll be 1917 though is because of the way the Oscar's voting system works. Also rarely does the Oscar actually go to the best movie, often times it's really the 2nd best movie (because of the way the voting system works).

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    Yeah, in October I would've said chances of Joker winning BP were pretty slim, but I actually think it's hot a real shot: a few awards under its belt, great buzz and reviews, super nice box office returns, so it might end up surprising people. Especially with younger and more diverse members invited to join the Academy, things seem to be getting less stuffy and more open to mainstream consideration.
    I think people are miss remembering the reviews for Joker. It has a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes, which puts it something like 15% lower than the next lowest movie on RT. It's also the only movie on the BP list that isn't certified fresh on RT. Compare the reviews for Joker to something like Parasite, and the movie is in a whole different world. Parasite has an astounding 99% on RT from critics and a really strong 93% from the audience. Don't get me wrong, I don't have anything against Joker, I haven't even had a chance to see it yet (was just too busy when it was in theaters). I just think "critically" it's probably the weakest one on this list.
    That will play no part here... I dont think... if you remember people were complaining about it glorifying violence which led to some of those reviews. Joker or 1917 will win... I hope it is Joker. I think it was a better film.

    Dan. Do yourself a favor and see it NOW. It is far from the weakest...
    I think critical reviews will definitely play a part in it winning an Oscar for sure. Those reviews you're talking about were mostly talking point news articles. The ones I'm talking about mostly just didn't find it interesting or entertaining. Or really felt like it was trying to mimic Scorcese but didn't have the depth of his movies, so it just felt like a cheap imitation. Almost none of the reviews I've read (that weren't click bait articles) mentioned glorifying violence at all.

    Personally I think 1917 has the best shot here. It should probably be Parasite, but Parasite had such a limited release I just don't think enough people saw Parasite. 1917 is super fresh in people's minds though, which will play a big part in peoples voting.
    Dan... how can you say it should probably be Parasite my man? You have not even seen Joker. YOU HAVE TO. ITs out now.. man watch it. Also, Not interesting or entertaining is total bullshit. I have seen it 3 times! lol Plus I have seen them all... Joker or 1917 wins. Mark my words.
    I'm not saying I think Parasite will win, I just think it should win. I haven't seen 1917 yet either, though it's on my list. I will see Joker as well, but I think it's unlikely I will like it as much as you. The problem here is that I've seen Parasite, and while it's not my favorite movie, I think it's a near perfect movie, and I can't imagine Joker being even close to as good as it is.

    Mostly the reason I think it'll be 1917 though is because of the way the Oscar's voting system works. Also rarely does the Oscar actually go to the best movie, often times it's really the 2nd best movie (because of the way the voting system works).
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    Yeah, in October I would've said chances of Joker winning BP were pretty slim, but I actually think it's hot a real shot: a few awards under its belt, great buzz and reviews, super nice box office returns, so it might end up surprising people. Especially with younger and more diverse members invited to join the Academy, things seem to be getting less stuffy and more open to mainstream consideration.
    I think people are miss remembering the reviews for Joker. It has a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes, which puts it something like 15% lower than the next lowest movie on RT. It's also the only movie on the BP list that isn't certified fresh on RT. Compare the reviews for Joker to something like Parasite, and the movie is in a whole different world. Parasite has an astounding 99% on RT from critics and a really strong 93% from the audience. Don't get me wrong, I don't have anything against Joker, I haven't even had a chance to see it yet (was just too busy when it was in theaters). I just think "critically" it's probably the weakest one on this list.
    That will play no part here... I dont think... if you remember people were complaining about it glorifying violence which led to some of those reviews. Joker or 1917 will win... I hope it is Joker. I think it was a better film.

    Dan. Do yourself a favor and see it NOW. It is far from the weakest...
    I think critical reviews will definitely play a part in it winning an Oscar for sure. Those reviews you're talking about were mostly talking point news articles. The ones I'm talking about mostly just didn't find it interesting or entertaining. Or really felt like it was trying to mimic Scorcese but didn't have the depth of his movies, so it just felt like a cheap imitation. Almost none of the reviews I've read (that weren't click bait articles) mentioned glorifying violence at all.

    Personally I think 1917 has the best shot here. It should probably be Parasite, but Parasite had such a limited release I just don't think enough people saw Parasite. 1917 is super fresh in people's minds though, which will play a big part in peoples voting.
    Dan... how can you say it should probably be Parasite my man? You have not even seen Joker. YOU HAVE TO. ITs out now.. man watch it. Also, Not interesting or entertaining is total bullshit. I have seen it 3 times! lol Plus I have seen them all... Joker or 1917 wins. Mark my words.
    I'm not saying I think Parasite will win, I just think it should win. I haven't seen 1917 yet either, though it's on my list. I will see Joker as well, but I think it's unlikely I will like it as much as you. The problem here is that I've seen Parasite, and while it's not my favorite movie, I think it's a near perfect movie, and I can't imagine Joker being even close to as good as it is.

    Mostly the reason I think it'll be 1917 though is because of the way the Oscar's voting system works. Also rarely does the Oscar actually go to the best movie, often times it's really the 2nd best movie (because of the way the voting system works).
    Again.. see Joker.
    I intend to, but I doubt it will change my opinion.

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    As a side note, this is the first year in a while that I actually find nearly all the BP nominations to be at the very least interesting to me. There's only 2 movies on the list that I just have no interest in at all, which is super unusual for me when it comes to the Oscars.

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    Returning this year:

    Returning this year will be the online ballot submission I created. Of course, ballots can still be submitted here.

    Where it says "name" just put your DT.org handle, or designate in some way that you are from the Dark Tower boards. I will be sharing the same contest form with other friends and I don't want to get them confused.

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    I don't think so. It made more money than the rest combined (x2) and earned the most nominations and tons of critical praise. It's a populous film many people seemed to really like that became more iconic than the rest of them from the trailer alone. I'd say it's the front runner in many ways. Parasite is historically ruled out due to International Film category. Jojo is just lucky to be there, same with Ford v Ferrari. If I had to rank them in the odds I think they have of winning I'd go:


    1. Joker
    2. 1917
    3. The Irishman
    4. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
    5. Marriage Story
    6. Little Women
    7. Ford v Ferrari
    8. Parasite
    9. Jojo Rabbit

    I'm sure it's also a film almost every Academy member saw, which is very important when it comes to voting.
    See: The Dark Knight.

    I'm really surprised so many people aren't giving Once Upon a Time in Hollywood more of a chance. It's a film ABOUT Hollywood and movies directed by one of the more well-respected directors the industry has to offer.

    I agree with Web, definitely give Joker a shot. Just keep in mind that Web gave Polar a 10 out of 10 and anointed it the best film of the year earlier in the year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Still Servant View Post
    Returning this year:

    Returning this year will be the online ballot submission I created. Of course, ballots can still be submitted here.

    Where it says "name" just put your DT.org handle, or designate in some way that you are from the Dark Tower boards. I will be sharing the same contest form with other friends and I don't want to get them confused.

    https://tinyurl.com/OscarContest2020
    So cool! Man that was well done and a lot of fun! Thank you. I did my best but I let emotion come into it. I loved certain films this year and my answers reflect it. We shall see! You will post the who did the best to the worst?


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    Hell yeah, I will! Thanks for playing and good luck. This is the 11th year we are running the contest. Here is a look at the past winners. I am the defending champ. Heather was on a New England Patriots like run for a while, but has been in a little bit of a funk recently. Feev says he is going to play every year and then "forgets."

    Past results:

    2010 results
    Heather - 15
    Servant - 14
    Turtlex - 14
    Cody - 8
    Seymour - 8
    Odetta - 4

    2011 results
    Heather - 17
    Servant - 15
    Path - 14
    Mattrick - 14
    Ricky - 12
    Merlin - 11
    Feev - 8

    2012 results
    Servant - 14
    Heather - 14
    Ricky - 14
    Stockerlone - 12
    Shannon - 11
    Thorin- 10
    Mattrick - 9
    Feev - 8
    Garrell - 8
    Odetta - 5
    Mystima - 4

    2013 results
    Heather - 20
    Servant - 17
    Ricky - 15
    Matt - 14
    Stockerlone - 13
    Feev - 12
    Mae - 10

    2014 results
    Heather - 22
    Ricky - 20
    Servant - 19
    Randall - 16
    Mae - 13
    Matt - 10
    Mystima - 10
    Merlin - 7
    Stockerlone - 6

    2015 results
    T-Dogz - 20
    George Monkey - 19
    Lurker - 19
    Ricky - 18
    Servant - 17
    Feev - 17
    Heather - 15
    Shannon - 15
    Mae - 13
    Stocker - 9
    Matt - 6

    2016 results
    Heather - 17 (winner by tiebreaker - Mad Max 6)
    Servant - 17
    Mae - 16
    T-Dogz - 16
    Ricky - 15
    Matt - 15
    Lurker - 14
    Stocker - 8

    2017 results
    TDogz - 16 (winner by tiebreaker)
    Doc Z - 16
    Tommy - 16
    Ricky - 15
    Lurker - 15
    Servant - 15
    Heather - 14
    Mae -14
    Matt - 13
    RF - 13
    Stocker - 8
    Merlin - 7

    2018 results
    Randall Flagg - 21 (Tiebreaker - The Shape of Water 4) Co-winner
    Lurker - 21 (Tiebreaker - The Shape of Water 4) Co-winner
    T-Dogz - 20
    Servant - 20
    Matt - 19
    Mae - 19
    Heather - 17
    John Huerta - 16
    Ricky -13
    Doctor Zaius - 10

    2019 results
    Servant - 18
    Lurker - 15
    Matt - 15
    T-Dogz - 15
    Mae - 14
    Heather - 13
    Ricky - 12
    Garrell -12
    Randall - 9
    Stocker - 6

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    Quote Originally Posted by Still Servant View Post
    See: The Dark Knight.

    I'm really surprised so many people aren't giving Once Upon a Time in Hollywood more of a chance. It's a film ABOUT Hollywood and movies directed by one of the more well-respected directors the industry has to offer.

    I agree with Web, definitely give Joker a shot. Just keep in mind that Web gave Polar a 10 out of 10 and anointed it the best film of the year earlier in the year.
    The Dark Knight is exactly why Joker should be considered the favourite. People have been wanting a film like Joker to get the big award since The Dark Knight. And unlike The Dark Knight it got nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, which shows people in all divisions of the academy really liked the movie enough to vote it onto the shortlist in 11 categories. Hollywood has a shot, sure, which is why I have it ranked at #4 in my own odds. But between 1917 no doubt getting top pick from many technical members of the academy and The Irishman will probably get major support from the old crowd, and with Joker no doubt appealing most to all the young members that went into the Academy recently, Hollywood I don't think will be able to make up that gap....especially if Little Women gets a lot of support from the female Academy members.

    Also, don't discount how HARD the media tried to sink Joker before it came out. There could be many people in Hollywood quite sick of the media's behavior who could push Joker up just to spite them. That's why I want Joker to win. It is the ultimate triumph of the year, even if it isn't the best film. a 50M budget film making over a billion dollars, a major risk for a comic book film that the media tried to tank with fear mongering and trying to cause hysteria and may end up winning best picture AND will probably end up outgrossing Rise of Skywalker which cost over 400M. Joker is everything Hollywood wants in a film. Don't sleep on it.
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    Wow, this is Thomas Newman's FIFTEENTH Oscar nomination and he has yet to win one. He's the Roger Deakins of composing. Would be nice to see him finally win one working for 1917 which Deakins shot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mattrick View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Still Servant View Post
    See: The Dark Knight.

    I'm really surprised so many people aren't giving Once Upon a Time in Hollywood more of a chance. It's a film ABOUT Hollywood and movies directed by one of the more well-respected directors the industry has to offer.

    I agree with Web, definitely give Joker a shot. Just keep in mind that Web gave Polar a 10 out of 10 and anointed it the best film of the year earlier in the year.
    The Dark Knight is exactly why Joker should be considered the favourite. People have been wanting a film like Joker to get the big award since The Dark Knight. And unlike The Dark Knight it got nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, which shows people in all divisions of the academy really liked the movie enough to vote it onto the shortlist in 11 categories. Hollywood has a shot, sure, which is why I have it ranked at #4 in my own odds. But between 1917 no doubt getting top pick from many technical members of the academy and The Irishman will probably get major support from the old crowd, and with Joker no doubt appealing most to all the young members that went into the Academy recently, Hollywood I don't think will be able to make up that gap....especially if Little Women gets a lot of support from the female Academy members.

    Also, don't discount how HARD the media tried to sink Joker before it came out. There could be many people in Hollywood quite sick of the media's behavior who could push Joker up just to spite them. That's why I want Joker to win. It is the ultimate triumph of the year, even if it isn't the best film. a 50M budget film making over a billion dollars, a major risk for a comic book film that the media tried to tank with fear mongering and trying to cause hysteria and may end up winning best picture AND will probably end up outgrossing Rise of Skywalker which cost over 400M. Joker is everything Hollywood wants in a film. Don't sleep on it.
    This. Cannot agree more.


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