Gurus Again

David Poland is running the Gurus chart weekly now and in the latest installment, they still have The King’s Speech in number one, but the curious thing about that is Best Director is all over the map. Only two of them have Tom Hooper down for winning, while many have...
Posted On 12 Nov 2010

Gurus Ring in for November

The Gurus of Gold are predicting The King’s Speech to win the Oscar for Best Picture. They are also predicting Colin Firth for Best Actor and Annette Bening for Best Actress. The King’s Speech could then be in line, if they are right, to win Picture, Director, Actor,...
Posted On 08 Nov 2010

Best Picture: Hope is the Thing with Feathers

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune–without the words, And never stops at all –Emily Dickinson It’s always more fun to imagine things that haven’t happened yet, isn’t it? There are no limits to our...
Posted On 21 Oct 2010

Gurus Disclaimer

I’ve just been schooled on what the Gurus of Gold is supposed to be. Apparently, it’s not a chart that predicts winners, but a chart that predicts “most likely to be nominated.” That is certainly not how I’ve seen it all of these many years, but it...
Posted On 11 Oct 2010

The Gurus of Gold Put The King’s Speech at Number One

If you want to know what film the pundits are naming the frontrunner, you can now officially call that film The King’s Speech. Although it isn’t a complete consensus, and there are holdouts. Kris Tapley put Toy Story 3 at number one (just like last time out), while...
Posted On 11 Oct 2010