It’s that time of year again to roll out the Hollywood red carpet, pop some popcorn or champagne, and start the bets. The 86th Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres premieres this Sunday. And if Leo DiCaprio doesn’t take home his first Oscar, I’m sure there will be a riot. So, who will take home the trophies?
According to The Credits, predictions have been made for every award category. The Social Awards App has been used to track and analyze predictions of critics and audiences alike. For best actress, Cate Blanchett is pulling the majority in for her role in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. For Harvey Wienstein’s Philomena, actress Dame Judi Dench is Blanchett’s closest competitor. For best actor, Leonardo DiCaprio is in the lead along with the buzz around Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street. His closest competitor is Matthew McConaughey from Jean-Marc Vallée’s Dallas Buyers Club. Tom O’Neil of GoldDerby.com, where Oscar experts make predictions, states that Leo’s advantage of being overdue for an Oscar along with his best performance of his career put him in the lead. But McConaughey has been receiving positive acclaims through his role on HBO’s True Detective.Read More… Post Comment