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2016 Oscar Predictions (All Categories)

2016 Oscar predictions, updated as of November 11th.

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Best Picture

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AFI #100 - Ben-Hur



Directed by William Wyler

Netflix says: Charlton Heston plays Judah Ben-Hur, a proud Jew who runs afoul of ambitious boyhood friend Messala (Stephen Boyd) in this 1959 epic that boasts an unforgettable chariot race and earned 11 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Heston) and Best Director (William Wyler). 124 more words


The Champ

Directed: King Vidor

Year: 1931

Nominated: Best Film, Best Director – Frank Borzage, Best Actor – Wallace Beery

Won: Best Actor – Wallace Beery

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Adam's Fun Facts: "Trick-Or-Treat" Origin, French, Rivers & More

How many countries have no rivers?  Where does the term “trick-or-treat” come from?  How many different words do the French have for ‘surrender’?  All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts: 113 more words


Best Director: 1965

Official Nominations: Robert Wise. David Lean. John Schlesinger. William Wyler. Hiroshi Teshigahara.

Robert Wise unsurprisingly picked up the win for The Sound Of Music. He is known for his musicals, but also did good work in the sci-fi genre. 377 more words

The Oscars

2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Director

This post was updated on November 11th.

Like in many other categories, we’re waiting on The Revenant, Joy, and The Hateful Eight here. Those are films from high-profile directors who could easily emerge as favorites. 1,204 more words


Slapbang Oscar Picks

We’re in the middle of the Toronto International Film Festival; the New York Film Festival is right around the corner; and we still have AFI lurking ahead. 354 more words

2015 Oscars