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Gurus of Gold Goes Up

David Poland asked the Gurus to submit their picks before this whole trashy story about The Hurt Locker emerged — and thus, I expect several may change their Best Pic predictions before all is said and done. Gurus are invited to change whatever they want. Two of them, Poland of ...

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The Gurus Give Opinions

Usually they are just a group of scores on a chart, but this week the Gurus of Gold did something a little different – they had an essay portion. I did not get mine in in time so mine is blank – but I will offer it up here at ...

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Updated Gurus Chart

As you can see, I have slipped The Hurt Locker into my number one spot to win Best Picture, along with Director and Screenplay. It is far too early to predict anything in this race. But what I do know is that all of the best picture for Avatar chatter ...

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The Second Gurus Chart Goes Up

Here it is, folks. A couple of mistakes on my list – An Education is not on the Best Pic list and Julie & Julia is. Definitely swap the two. I think Julie & Julia is a dark horse. But who knows what I was thinking when I compiled mine ...

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Gurus Launched

The first Gurus of Gold went up today, the pre-Toronto version, where a few folks take a stab at the fifteen most-likely. I found this especially difficult as I am not, nor have I ever been comfortable with, sight unseen predictions. Nonetheless, they, like Ryan’s reader polls, are interesting to ...

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AD Readers vs. Gurus of Gold

Just a reminder that the Gurus’ Top 10 is not that different from the AD readers Top 10, based on our poll — more than a month ago. The significant difference being the sudden emergence of Slumdog Millionaire at TIFF (Slumdog wasn’t on our August Poll at all.) Does this ...

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