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Gurus o’ Gold: Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay (Nov 26, 2019)

Rank Last Chart Best Director AdamsBahrEllwoodHowellJohnsonKargerMoralesPattersonPolandPondRogersSneiderStone Votes Total
1 Martin Scorsese
The Irishman
1 3 2 1 2 1 3 3 1 1 1 2 12 75
2 Quentin Tarantino
Once Upon A Time ...
5 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 1 12 71
3 Bong Joon-ho
Parasite
4 1 3 3 4 3 1 4 3 3 2 3 12 62
4 Noah Baumbach
Marriage Story
2 4 4 7 3 4 4 5 6 6 10 35
5 Sam Mendes
1917
4 5 5 1 4 5 5 4 8 31
Taika Waititi
Jojo Rabbit
6 5 5 7 6 5 4 5 8 21
Greta Gerwig
Little Women
3 5 6 6 7 6 4 7 19
Todd Phillips
Joker
6 7 7 6 4 6
Fernando Meirelles
The Two Popes
7 6 2 3
Pedro Almodóvar
Pain & Glory
7 7 2 2
Marielle Heller
A Beautiful Day...
7 7 2 2
One Vote Wonders
The Safdies
Uncut Gems
6 1 2
James Mangold
Ford v Ferrari
7 1 1

Rank Last Chart Original Screenplay AdamsBahrEllwoodHowellJohnsonKargerMoralesPattersonPolandPondRogersSneiderStone Votes Total
1 Marriage Story
1 2 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 4 12 75
2 Once Upon A Time ...
2 3 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 1 12 74
3 Parasite
5 1 2 3 2 4 3 3 2 5 3 11 55
4 The Farewell
4 4 4 6 6 3 4 5 5 4 4 6 12 41
5 Dolemite is My Name
7 6 4 4 7 3 6 17
Ford v Ferrari
7 7 7 6 6 2 6 13
Pain & Glory
5 5 5 7 7 7 6 12
1917
5 7 6 5 4 9
Bombshell
4 5 6 3 9
Knives Out
6 4 6 3 8
Booksmart
6 7 2 3
Waves
6 7 2 3
One Vote Wonders
Uncut Gems
3 1 5
Us
5 1 3
Queen & Slim
5 1 3

Rank Last Chart Adapted Screenplay AdamsBahrEllwoodHowellJohnsonKargerMoralesPattersonPolandPondRogersSneiderStone Votes Total
1 The Irishman
2 1 2 1 1 1 2 4 1 2 1 1 12 77
2 Jojo Rabbit
3 3 1 3 4 2 1 2 4 1 3 2 12 67
3 Little Women
1 2 5 4 5 4 4 3 2 4 2 3 12 57
4 The Two Popes
4 3 2 2 5 3 1 3 4 4 10 49
5 Joker
6 4 5 7 6 5 7 6 6 5 10 23
A Beautiful Day...
4 7 6 7 6 5 3 5 8 21
Hustlers
5 7 5 7 6 7 7 7 12
Toy Story 4
5 3 6 3 10
Just Mercy
6 7 7 6 6 5 8
Richard Jewell
6 7 2 3

The Gurus, At Your Service

Thelma Adams: Author, Critic, Oscar Expert
Robyn Bahr: Freelance (Hollywood Reporter, Vanity Fair, Guardian)
Gregory Ellwood: The Playlist
Peter Howell: Toronto Star
Mark Johnson: Awards Circuit
Dave Karger: TCM, IMDb
Tomris Laffly: Freelance (RogerEbert.com, Time Out New York, Film Journal International)
Wilson Morales: BlackFilm.com
Michael Patterson: Michael’s Telluride Film Blog; Twitter; Facebook
David Poland
Steve Pond: The Wrap
NathanielR: The Film Experience
Sasha Stone: Awards Daily
Jeff Sneider: Collider

One Response to “Gurus o’ Gold: Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay (Nov 26, 2019)”

  1. Bradley Laing says:

    Are there any ideas about the Best Documentary Feature long list, or “shortlist” nominees?
    I assume this is so strange a year, in the news, that documentary subjects must be easy to find.

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