DGA Predictions

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66% of our readers so far predict Richard Linklater to win, followed by Alejandro G. Inarritu. Do you agree? Who Will win the Directors Guild? (polls) Meanwhile, over at Gold Derby just two pundits, Jenelle Reilly and Anne Thompson are ...
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The Directors Guild will announce Saturday – or the event I like to call “the night all pretty dreams come to an end.” Well, perhaps not if you happen to be someone who likes the consensus choice. Most of the ...

These are the smart Oscarwatchers who got 5/5 on the DGA predictions. Congratulations! Eric Edge Reinaldo Glioche Jeff Beck Patryk G Matt Neglia Johnny Connelly Eric Petillo rocky langsy Pj Edwards Alex Heisman Sam Mohseni Joe Clinton Melissa Christine Richard ...

According to Oscar/DGA history, no director has ever won the DGA, lost an Oscar nomination for directing, then won Best Picture.  It’s not happened ever, going back to 1949. So if this is a crazy year, as everyone keeps saying, ...

The Gurus have shifted position after Ben Affleck won Best Director and Best Picture from both the BFCAs and the Globes.  The folks over at Gold Derby are similarly split up — with most choosing either Argo or Lincoln. Here is ...

The Oscars are the Land of Oz, complete with illusionary finery and the jarringly ordinary old man behind the curtain. The Yellow Brick Road gets us there. All of the characters and traumas along the way are all part of ...
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  It occurred to me moments ago that Tate Taylor has every reason to, in fact, be nominated for the DGA when they are announced next week. [I didn’t know it because I never saw his Tweet but In Contention’s ...

In anticipation of today’s DGA announcement (ETA, 9am Pacific), it’s time to do a little No Guts, No Glory. Hopefully, you all have entered our “Predict the DGA” contest. But in the meantime, the DGA seems to be more unpredictable ...
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It’s down to the wire now, with the last precursor puzzle pieces falling into place. Come Monday we’ll learn which crucial names will be honored (or overlooked) by the Directors Guild. To take part, please complete the DGA contest form ...

Kris Tapley says that Jim Cameron will take the Directors Guild top prize. He gives his reasons here: The answer is in the populist leanings of the guild, a vast, diluted membership that is TV-heavy, rules against sending screeners (which ...

The DGA NOMINEES! Kathryn Bigelow The Hurt Locker James Cameron Avatar Lee Daniels Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire Jason Reitman Up In The Air Quentin Tarantino Inglourious Basterds

So far, here are our gathered predictions. We will add more as they come trickling in. My No Guts, No Glory is Lone Scherfig getting in for An Education. Meanwhile, there is still time to enter Predict the DGA contest. ...

The danger of the information age! The DGA nominations have not been completed yet which means that, in all likelihood, these predictions by pundits (I don’t know what else to call this thing we do except to give the standard ...

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