Michael Stuhlbarg, Alfred Molina, Abbie Cornish and Maggie Gyllenhaal may not be getting much awards traction right now, but that doesn't mean their Oscar hopes are dead.
Even with all the blogging, prognosticating and analyzing, the Golden Globes continue to throw a handful of thesps into the mix, surprising and shaking up awards season.
You don't need to look hard for the eclecticism contained in this year's slate of acting nominees for Film Independent's Spirit Awards. Just glance at the two movies that head the nominations list.
If critics had their way, George Clooney would have a stranglehold on taking home this year's lead actor Oscar. But how often does the Academy pay attention to critics?
Timing might not be everything, but it signifies a whole lot of anxiety to Oscar watchers.
If only more members of the Academy could act like the directors.
Oscar wants to know that the actors it honors aren't just being themselves.
Award-season wins and key nominations (through Dec. 18)
As the year's film grosses are toted up, you can take this to the bank: Very little of that coin will have come out of Hollywood pockets.
The Acad's 5,777 voting members can expect nomination ballots to arrive by mail this week.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch