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The Gurus Of Gold Go Picture, Supporting, Doc and International Features

Here comes everybody… As the Golden Globe nominations pile up in the rearview, both the logical and the wild-eyed, and hot-hot-heat rises from the SAG, a real race is shaping up. The Gurus are fairly united on Supporting Actress, while Supporting Actor holds a few rogues. Several critical darlings drop out of the Best Picture consideration with a substantial amount of rumbling in the middle of those rankings since the first Guru outing. A first look at Documentary Feature reveals some favorites, while International Feature reveals a few predictions from Gurus who’ve already seen more from that substantial field than the average prognosticator.

Rank Last Chart Best Picture AdamsBahrEllwoodHowellJohnsonKargerMoralesPattersonPolandPondRogersSneiderStone Votes Total
1 1 Nomadland
3 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 13 150
2 2 The Trial of the Chicago 7
2 3 4 3 1 3 1 2 7 1 2 2 2 13 136
3 6 Mank
1 2 11 2 3 2 4 6 4 7 3 7 5 13 112
4 4 Minari
7 5 2 7 6 4 3 5 3 4 5 3 12 102
5 3 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
8 6 3 9 7 7 3 4 3 5 5 3 8 13 98
6 5 One Night in Miami
6 4 5 6 8 5 5 7 9 4 7 4 4 13 95
7 9 Promising Young Woman
5 7 7 4 4 10 8 8 1 6 9 6 6 13 88
8 7 The Father
4 8 6 5 10 11 6 9 11 6 11 7 12 62
9 10 Da 5 Bloods
9 9 10 8 9 6 7 5 12 8 10 11 12 52
10 8 News of the World
10 12 12 9 10 9 10 9 9 9 27
Judas And The Black Messiah
10 9 5 9 10 11 12 12 8 26
Soul
8 12 8 11 8 11 12 10 8 24
Sound Of Metal
11 10 11 12 12 12 12 10 8 9 19
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
0 0
Palm Springs
0 0
The United States vs. Billie Holiday
0 0
One Vote Wonders
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
6 1 7
Tenet
8 1 5
On The Rocks
11 1 2
First Cow
11 1 2
The Outpost
11 1 2
I'm Thinking Of Ending Things
12 1 1
Malcolm & Marie
12 1 1
Let Them All Talk
12 1 1

Rank Last Chart Supporting Actress AdamsBahrEllwoodHowellJohnsonKargerMoralesPattersonPolandPondRogersSneiderStone Votes Total
1 Olivia Colman
The Father
2 3 1 2 4 1 1 2 3 1 2 2 3 13 77
2 Amanda Seyfried
Mank
1 1 2 4 5 2 3 1 4 2 3 6 4 13 66
3 Youn Yuh-jung
Minari
5 2 3 3 2 3 4 3 4 6 3 2 12 56
4 Maria Bakalova
Borat Subsequent Moviefield
6 4 5 1 3 4 5 4 2 3 4 5 6 13 52
5 Glenn Close
Hillbilly Elegy
4 7 6 7 1 5 2 6 6 6 1 4 1 13 48
Ellen Burstyn
Pieces of a Woman
3 4 6 7 6 4 1 7 7 1 7 11 35
Helena Zengel
News of the World
7 5 7 6 7 5 5 7 5 9 18
Jodie Foster
The Mauritanian
7 6 7 3 4
Dominique Fishback
Judas & The Black Messiah
6 7 2 3
One Vote Wonders
Olivia Cooke
Sound of Metal
5 1 3
Candice Bergen
Let Them All Talk
5 1 3

Rank Last Chart Supporting Actor AdamsBahrEllwoodHowellJohnsonKargerMoralesPattersonPolandPondRogersSneiderStone Votes Total
1 Leslie Odom Jr.
One Night in Miami
3 5 4 2 2 1 1 3 1 1 3 2 1 13 75
1 Sacha Baron Cohen
The Trial of the Chicago 7
1 1 2 1 3 2 2 2 3 2 1 7 2 13 75
3 Daniel Kaluuya
Judas & The Black Messiah
5 4 1 3 1 3 3 1 4 3 4 3 6 13 63
4 Chadwick Boseman
Da 5 Bloods
4 5 4 4 4 6 4 6 5 2 5 3 12 44
5 Paul Raci
Sound Of Metal
7 2 3 5 5 6 5 6 6 5 1 7 12 38
Bill Murray
On the Rocks
2 6 4 5 7 6 4 7 22
Jared Leto
The Little Things
6 6 7 5 5 4 7 5 8 19
Mark Rylance
The Trial of the Chicago 7
6 3 7 6 4 10
Colman Domingo
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
7 2 2 7
Stanley Tucci
Supernova
7 4 2 5
David Strathairn
Nomadland
6 7 2 3
One Vote Wonders
Frank Langella
The Trial of the Chicago 7
6 1 2
Will Patton
Minari
7 1 1
Glynn Turman
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
7 1 1

Rank Last Chart Documentary Feature AdamsBahrEllwoodHowellJohnsonKargerMoralesPattersonPolandPondRogersSneiderStone Votes Total
1 Time
2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 6 1 2 2 12 74
2 Dick Johnson Is Dead
4 3 4 2 3 2 3 1 4 7 6 11 49
3 Crip Camp
1 2 1 2 4 2 4 3 8 45
4 Collective
2 4 3 5 5 3 1 1 8 40
5 The Truffle Hunters
3 7 5 4 5 5 5 7 3 4 10 32
Boys State
6 4 2 3 4 17
The Dissident
5 3 7 6 7 5 6 15
All In: The Fight For Democracy
6 3 5 6 5 5 15
MLK/JFK
1 4 5 3 14
Welcome to Chechnya
5 6 4 6 7 5 12
A Thousand Cuts
7 4 6 3 7
Gunda
6 7 2 3
One Vote Wonders
My Octopus Teacher
3 1 5
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
6 1 2
Miss Americana
6 1 2
Assassins
7 1 1
The Social Dilemma
7 1 1
76 Days
7 1 1
Softie
7 1 1

Rank Last Chart International Feature AdamsBahrEllwoodHowellJohnsonKargerMoralesPattersonPolandPondRogersSneiderStone Votes Total
1 Another Round
1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 12 81
2 Collective
6 3 1 4 1 3 2 1 8 43
3 Two Of Us
3 2 3 3 2 2 6 4 5 9 42
4 La Llorona
7 1 6 4 2 6 3 5 6 9 32
5 Dear Comrades!
4 3 7 7 7 6 6 4 3 9 25
Night of the Kings
7 5 5 2 4 3 6 22
I'm No Longer Here
4 6 5 7 5 3 5 7 21
Quo Vadis
3 4 7 2 4 16
A Sun
7 4 4 3 9
Apples
4 6 2 6
The Mole Agent
5 7 2 4
One Vote Wonders
Minari
2 1 6
Never Gonna Snow Again
2 1 6
My Little Sister
5 1 3
Dara from Jasenovac
5 1 3
Charlatan
5 1 3
The Sleepwalkers
5 1 3
The Man Who Sold His Skin
5 1 3
This Is Not A Burial, It's A Resurrection
6 1 2
You Will Die at Twenty
6 1 2
Open Door
6 1 2
Songs of Solomon
7 1 1
Forgotten We’ll Be
7 1 1
Vitalina Varela
7 1 1

Your Friendly Neighborhood Gurus

Thelma AdamsAuthor, Top Critic on Rotten Tomatoes, Oscar Expert Twitter
Robyn BahrFreelance (Washington Post, GQ, Hollywood Reporter, Vanity Fair, Guardian), Twitter
Gregory EllwoodThe Playlist, Twitter
Peter HowellToronto StarTwitter
Mark JohnsonAwards DailyTwitter
Dave KargerTCM, IMDbTwitter
Wilson Morales: BlackFilmAndTV.com Twitter
Michael PattersonMichael’s Telluride Film Blog, Twitter
David Poland: Movie City News, Twitter
Steve PondThe Wrap, Twitter
NathanielRThe Film Experience Twitter
Jeff SneiderCollider Twitter
Sasha StoneAwards Daily Twitter

4 Responses to “The Gurus Of Gold Go Picture, Supporting, Doc and International Features”

  1. Bob Burns says:

    A nomination for La Llorona would raise the level of the entire proceeding. [ED NOTE 9 February: You got it!]

    It looks like a disconnect between the actors and the professional predictors on the prospects of the more theatrical films. The actors liked them. That opens up dialogue as a more appreciated component….. small screens presumably.

  2. Bradley Laing says:

    —The Superbowl broadcast of February 7 had tv numbers down from last year. I wonder if anything that is knowable about the audience decline can be applied to the Golden Globes telecast. Have so many people cancelled cable that the ratings for any live televised event would go down? Have so many people cancelled cable that ratings for most live televised events would go down?

  3. Glamourboy says:

    Dave….Let Them All Talk is NOT going to happen. You might be the only person in the world who loves that movie….and Candice Bergen is not getting a nod. Sorry.

    I do think that if Bill Murray actually gets nominated he might have a shot to win. He is terrific in On The Rocks.

  4. Bradley Laing says:

    https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/2021/02/18/quebec-to-compensate-movie-theatres-for-lost-snack-revenue-after-popcorngate.html

    A Guzzo cinema sign is seen on a storefront in Montreal on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Quebec Premier Francois Legault says his government will compensate movie theatres owners for lost concession stand revenue after a disagreement he’s dubbed ‘Popcorngate.’
    ENTERTAINMENT
    Quebec to compensate movie theatres for lost snack revenue after ‘Popcorngate

    By Morgan LowrieThe Canadian Press
    Thu., Feb. 18, 2021timer2 min. read

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