So, those in the know, what and who is going to win next year? Meryl Streep & Julia Roberts for August Osage County? Naomi Watts for Diana?
What guttersnipe will host next year?
I think Naomi Watts will rue the day she did the Diana movie. It's got stinker written all over it. If they can't hack a harmless joke about Abe Lincoln's head, they definitely can't hack a lame movie about not so recently dead Diana.
That crap should be the preserve of TV movies of the week.
The Weinsteins just bought Nicole Kidman's Grace Kelly movie, so look for a PR push for her.
Julia Roberts has no business being in AUGUST, OSAGE COUNTY. She's not even boxoffice anymore.
Laura Linney should be playing her role. At least SHE can act the part.
well, r4, the movie has finished filming and is being edited now, so don't expect any casting changes
I hope the Diana movie flops. It sounds like a made for TV Lifetime movie.
R5, yes I know shooting hs wrapped. My point was rhetorical, like most posts here about who should play what parts.
Matthew McConaughey will be nominated for Best Actor for Dallas Buyer's Club.
Emma Thompson for Best Actress in Saving Mr. Banks, with Tom Hanks being nominated for supporting as Walt Disney.
Possibility of Julianne Moore for supporting for Carrie, and Carey Mulligan for Gatsby.
Streep for August Osage and Judi Dench for Philomena are guaranteed noms for Best Actress.
I wouldn't count on Julia Roberts. She's had her one and only shot at the Oscar - she won, she needs to be happy with that. She's not going to be a multiple winner.
Jessica Chastain for Zero Dark 31.
Julia Roberts will probably win a Golden Globe for The Normal Heart, regardless of how good she is in it. Happens alot with movie stars deigning to appear on TV.
Twelve Years a Slave will be nominated for Best Picture.
If Watts is good and the Diana pic is well-received and/or does good business, it will be her. By the law of playing-a-real-person + the law of "he/she is due".
Just think, less than 12 months until we get to see AnnE present the Best Supporting Actor Oscar!
It may even be sooner r13, since there are rumors they want to have the ceremony in January.
[quote]Laura Linney should be playing her role. At least SHE can act the part.
I don't work with TV actors.
I can predict all the categories right here and now.
Jodie Foster - Elysium
Margo Martindale - August: Osage County
Juliette Lewis - August: Osage County
Julianne Nicholson or Abigail Breslin - August: Osage County
Kristin Scott-Thomas - Only God Forgives
Meryl - Osage; Judi Dench - Philomena; Naomi - Diana; Emma Thompson - Saving Mr. Banks; Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine
Meryl should win.
Chiwetel Ejiofor - Twelve Years a Slave; Ryan Gosling - Only God Forgives; Michael Fassbender - The Counselor; Benedict Cumberbatch - The Fifth Estate
Best supporting actor:
Michael Fassbender - Twelve Years a Slave; Chris Cooper - August: Osage County; Sam Shepard - August: Osage County; Michael Emerson - Blue Jasmine; Tom Hanks - Saving Mr. Banks.
Feel free to bump this in December!
I have written my speech, bitches, and Tadashi Shoji has started sketches for my dress. Yallz can just stay home. Lord only knows where I'm going to put the dang thing.
Oops - gotta go walk the dog. Need anything from Fairway while I'm out?
There's not enough distance for the Diana movie to go down well. Many of the people who were emotionally affected by her life and death are still alive and have clear memories.
The Diana movie just doesn't sound compelling. Isn't it about her affair with some doctor?
I really hope Nicole Kidman's Grace Kelly movie goes down in flames.
Hopefully 12 Years a Slave is great.
"I really hope Nicole Kidman's Grace Kelly movie goes down in flames"
There seems to be a lot of people riding on Meryl winning again - yet if you saw the play, you would not think she'd be right for the role. I'd have gone with Jane Fonda or someone a bit more steely.
Why didn't they just have Estelle Parsons (Oscar winner) do it? She was phenomenal in the stage version.
Who gives a flying fuck? The fucking show JUST AIRED and you pathetic queens are already obsessing over who'll win in 2014?
This is one reason I loathe the Oscar. All the buzz and talk and gossip and speculation and predictions go on for at least SIX MONTHS out of the fucking year! No, actually it's more like nine months. It's enough to make you puke.
I don't know Streep Troll. Your Best Actress category skews too old and Best Actor too young. You know how the Academy is. They'll need a cute, young thing or two in Actress and an old troll or two in Actor. Also Jodie Foster's role is too one note (or it was in the script) for awards and the movie comes out in the summer.
Also, I'm really not high on Osage. I think Meryl will get her nomination but that's it for that film.
"August Osage County" will go straight to DVD
Here we go. Best Actress predictions for 2014 (although I don't think Indiewire has a great track record here).
Meryl Streep: August Osage County
Sandra Bullock: Gravity
Nicole Kidman: Grace of Monaco
Naomi Watts: Diana
Emma Thompson: Saving Mr. Banks
Jennifer Lawrence: Serena
Marion Cotillard: Lowlife
Felicity Jones: The Invisible Woman
Judi Dench: Philomena
Cate Blanchett: Blue Jasmine
Kate Winslet: Labor Day
Jessica Chastain: Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
Elizabeth Olsen: Therese Raquin
Samantha Morton: Decoding Annie Parker
Zoe Saldana: Nina
Best Actor predictions:
Steve Carell: Foxcatcher
Chiwetel Ejilfor: Twelve Years a Slave
Benedict Cumberbatch: The Fifth Estate
Matthew McConaughey: Dallas Buyers Club
Bruce Dern: Nebraska
Tom Hanks: Saving Mr. Banks/Captain Phillips
Leonardo DiCaprio: Wolf of Wall Street/Great Gatsby
Idris Elba: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Oscar Isaac: Inside Llewyn Davis
Forest Whitaker: The Butler
Michael B. Jordan: Fruitvale
Colin Firth: The Railway Man
Dennis Quaid: At Any Price
Daniel Bruhl: Rush
Christian Bale: Untitled David O. Russell ABSCAM Project
Robert Redford: All is Lost
Great, let's talk about oscars and who should win before most of the movies are even finished; let alone released.
Julia Roberts will be pushing hard for Best Actress for Osage. She needs a critically acclaimed hit bad. No way will she sit by and watch Streep reap all the rewards. If she gets at least halfway decent reviews, expect her to be making the rounds everywhere.
I almost want August Osage County to be a big flop because the hype is already too ridiculous.
R32 Since when did they expand the category to 16 nominees?
R37, it's a list of a potential contenders. They are saying the 5 nominees might be the people on this list.
All you bitches need to know is that I'm a lock for at least one nom, maybe even two.
[quote]Who gives a flying fuck? The fucking show JUST AIRED and you pathetic queens are already obsessing over who'll win in 2014?
people who use the word queens are really really old and self-hating.
No, R35. This will not happen. I predict Roberts will be shut out of the supporting category and Juliette Lewis and Margo Martindale will be nominated, instead.
Hope to see Gosling and Scott-Thomas up for ONLY GOD FORGIVES. Gosling should have had a second nomination at the very least by this point.
August may turn out to just be one of those housewife type films I do to keep up my box office and visibility.
P. S. Has anyone heard from Mamie? How is she doing over the cancellation of her series? I keep meaning to call....
The Weinstein Company Sets Oscar Release Dates For Nicole Kidman's 'Grace Of Monaco,' Meryl Streep In 'August: Osage County'
"August: Osage County." Now set for a November 8th release.
Following that picture is "Grace of Monaco," set for a December 27th release date.
December 27? That seems like a "burying the bomb" slot.
R35, Julia Roberts may have a fit if Sandra Bullock is nominated over her next year. According to early screenings of "GRAVITY", Bullock's performance is great, and she's on screen for the entire film. George Clooney also appears in the film, so you know that the Academy will be salivating over it. The only downside is that it is a sci-fi film.
Julia will not be nominated.
December isn't a burying slot. January and February are.
Best actor - Fassbenderrrrrrrrrr The Counselor & Twelve Years A Slave.
If Naomi Watts is nominated, she will win. Been nominated several times already, and is one of the best actresses currently working.
People are tired of Meryl winning awards. They won't be in a rush to give her yet another one. Enough already.
[quote]December isn't a burying slot. January and February are.
Pretty much. It's probably going to get a wider release in early 2014. The December 27 release date is so she will qualify.
I don't think Watts can win in a Diana pic. It's bound to be too tacky. Then again, I thought The Queen would be tacky and it was great. Still, I have a hard time seeing a good Diana pic being made while so many people have their own version of her fresh in their own minds.
I can't think of anything I've been more looking forward to in years than "Saving Mr. Banks." If only for the moment at the after-party of the MARY POPPINS premiere when Emma Thompson as PL Travers walks up to Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and says, "Well, it's a start, but we have loads of work yet to do on it," and Disney stares back at her and says, "That ship has already sailed, Pamela," and then icily walks away.
It'd be so cool if The Grand Budapest Hotel took down that over hyped bling fest Gatsby. They are pushing for Grand Budapest Hotel to be released before the end of 2013. Maybe it won't get out in time.
Tilda Swinton will probably get best supporting for Grand Budapest Hotel, Saorise Ronan might get a nom for best actress, but they won't give it to a young actress two years in a row.
I hope the Streep Troll gets hit by a truck.
Thank you for the link, R31.
I don't imagine either "Diana" or "Grace of Monaco" will be tacky. I think they'll be in the same vein as "The Queen" and "The Iron Lady".
Julia won't be nominated, although I wouldn't be surprised if she tries to get nominated, like this:
[quote]Julia Roberts will be pushing hard for Best Actress for Osage. She needs a critically acclaimed hit bad. No way will she sit by and watch Streep reap all the rewards. If she gets at least halfway decent reviews, expect her to be making the rounds everywhere.
However she won't.
Right now I'll guess (for "Best Actress"):
- Naomi Watts
- Nicole Kidman
We will have 9-10 Nom. Films:
Dallas Buyers' Club,
Ain't Them Bodies Saints,
The Way Way Back,
*One of Diana or Grace of Monaco makes it in.
*Something out of the left field like Black Nativity or Trance.
Those in the know know that we have to wait to even begin to answer such a question; ideally, until the majority of AMPAS members have seen the majority of movies being touted for consideration months from now, or at least been told what they should vote for by the supposed common wisdom thinktank.
Gatsby will get a lot of noms, probably the most, but will walk away with few.
The Diana movie sounds really terrible.
Bennett Miller has a good reputation as a director. I'm curious how that will translate with the movie Foxcatcher.
It could bring nominations to Carrell and Ruffalo.
And even some respect for Tatum. You know he wouldn't get a nomnation even if started to walk on the water. But if a director is able to help hm improve, it's Miller. It would be more than enough for him having critics write that he doesn't disgrace the serious dramatic movie.
Not the kind of movie that garner notice for costumes and artistic direction, though.
No, that could go to Gatsby, if Lurhman pulls it off and doesn't embarrass himself and the gallery of actors who believed in him.
If everything goes well, they could even get a best supporting nomination for whoever in the movie. Not for principal actor, though.Now Leo seems to be perfect for the role, but whatever he does, they won't reward him. Case closed, so I won't waste my time predicting anything for him.
R49 Fassbender is supporting in Twelve Years a Slave. Plus an actor can't be nominated twice in the same category. Unless you meant Best Actor for The Counselor and Best Supporting Actor for Twelve Years a Slave.
August: Osage County has Oscar written all over it. It will be hard to live up to expectations, but the movie has already test screened once favorably and does not come until November. If Streep is great, they will give her a fourth Oscar. She's going to be 64 this year.
Grace of Monaco is a crap shoot. Nicole Kidman can act, but she is so cold and I worry is the wrong age (45) to play Grace Kelly at 33. There is some pressure with these biopics to automatically nominate the actress (like Diana), but if the movie is bad then it's a harder case to make. Stoker, The Paperboy, Trespass ... all box office bombs. Maybe they will sell Grace big overseas, but I think Nicole is over with audiences.
I think Emma Thompson for Saving mr Banks.
Meryl will get nominated.
Please, NO Jennifer Lopez in any capacity. Why is she always at every awards show?? TALENTLESS SKANK!
Best actor? Bound to be McBongo. Mud is an enormous critical hit and if Dallas Buyers' Club isn't a total embarrassment and the caliber of McBongo's work in that matches Mud, he will probably win.
Hollywood likes a comeback and he has come back from crappy romcoms to independent, edgy films - showing a lot more daring and a lot more talent than anyone would have given him credit for.
David O. Russell's movie "American Hustle" is sure to get a lot of nominations. Christian Bale for Lead Actor, Amy Adams for lead or supporting, and Bradley Cooper or Jeremy Renner for supporting. I think Jennifer Lawrence and Robert DeNiro are in it too. It has Oscar bait written all over it.
Jane Fonda for Best Actress for This Is Where I Leave You if it ends up getting released at the end of the year.