Gurus of Gold November Update, Argo Leads

The Gurus of Gold over at Movie City News has put out their first full list of the top categories (minus screenplay) for November. The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg is at last a part of the group. As you can see, top predictors Dave Karger, Steve Pond and David Poland...
Posted On 08 Nov 2012

Movie City News Releases Gurus of Gold, Part 1, Post Toronto – Still Anyone’s Game

A lot can change in a few weeks in an Oscar race that is back-loaded with some of the biggest films still to be seen – Flight, Lincoln, Les Miserables, The Hobbit, The Promised Land. It’s crazy making that these movies have not yet been seen. One thing is for sure...
Posted On 02 Oct 2012

Gurus of Gold Launches for 2012/2013

It’s hard to believe a whole year has gone by since the last time we played this game. Last year it was all too predictable and agonizingly so. But maybe things might change up a little this year with wild cards in the mix like Beasts of the Southern Wild or The Dark Knight...
Posted On 05 Sep 2012

The Artist Takes the Lead in Oscar’s Best Picture Race, Says the Gurus of Gold, Gold Derby

If there were any doubts before, there are no doubts now.  The black and white silent French film, The Artist, has taken the lead in this year’s Best Picture race, according to we Gurus of Gold and of course, over at Gold Derby.  There is always that point in the year when...
Posted On 17 Dec 2011

Gurus of Gold — So That Happened

With so much going on here at Awards Daily and it being the time of year when we can barely stay above water, I forgot to put in my Gurus of Gold predictions. Between sending them over there and updating the ones on Gold Derby, it is becoming a bit of a problem to find time,...
Posted On 08 Dec 2011

Gurus of Gold: What Does Best Original Screenplay Really Mean?

When I was asked by Gurus of Gold to submit my predictions for Adapted and Original Screenplay I had to stop and think about it.  I’ve worn a groove over the years knowing how to predict in these categories.  Best Screenplay almost always means a second prize to a Best...
Posted On 15 Nov 2011

The Gurus of Gold Pre-Toronto Check

It’s that time of year again for spitballing the Best Picture nominees.  You won’t be surprised by the titles floating around in this year’s chart – in fact, any one of you readers could probably come up with a similar scenario.   It’s not the most...
Posted On 23 Aug 2011

The Social Network Can’t Win Best Picture, Say the Gurus

Even after the critics votes came down this past week, the Gurus still have the King’s Speech in the number one spot to win the Best Picture prize. Their votes in the graphic below, and their current Golden Globe predictions. Not much has changed, according to Kris Tapley,...
Posted On 16 Dec 2010

Golden Globes Preview for Major Categories

In addition to the Los Angeles Film Critics and the New York Film Critics Online announcing on Sunday (FYI – LA Film Critics will be tweeting their winners around 12:30pm PST – follow them @LAFilmCritics, and us, @awardsdaily), and New York Film Critics Circle...
Posted On 11 Dec 2010

The King’s Speech Still Leads the Gurus of Gold

There didn’t seem to be a ripple over at Movie City News’ Gurus of Gold after the National Board of Review announcement. All but two of the pundits have The King’s Speech to win the Best Picture Oscar – that would be Dave Karger, Kris Tapley, David Poland,...
Posted On 06 Dec 2010