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Oscar Watch: Gurus 'O Gold Consolidates Its Top Ten UPDATED

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood December 20, 2012 at 9:14PM

The Oscar best picture ten is starting to consolidate, finally. What the latest Gurus 'O Gold rankings suggest could actually happen. But Steve Pond of The Wrap believes there will be only eight nominations announced on January 10. We will see if his practice run with the Critics Choice ballots plays out. He doesn't say which eight. Six we can agree on: it's hard to say which of the last four on this list would be the seventh and eighth-- all will have passionate votes.
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Field, Spielberg, Day-Lewis
Field, Spielberg, Day-Lewis

The Oscar best picture ten is starting to consolidate, finally. What the latest Gurus 'O Gold rankings suggest could actually happen. But Steve Pond of The Wrap believes there will be only eight nominations announced on January 10. We will see if his practice run with the Critics Choice ballots plays out. He doesn't say which eight. Six we can agree on: it's hard to say which of the last four on this list would be the seventh and eighth-- all will have passionate votes. UPDATE: Here's the latest round of voting.

Picture:

1. "Lincoln"

2.  "Zero Dark Thirty"

3.  "Les Miserables"

4. "Argo"

5.  "Silver Linings Playbook"

6.  "Life of Pi"

7. "Django Unchained"

8. "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

9. "Amour"

10. "Moonrise Kingdom"

In the actor races, Movie City News' David Poland asked for seven votes; here are the top six.

Actress:

1. Jessica Chastain "Zero Dark Thirty"   
2. Jennifer Lawrence "Silver Linings Playbook"  
3. Marion Cotillard "Rust and Bone"  
4. Naomi Watts "The Impossible" 
5. Quvenzhané Wallis "Beasts of the Southern Wild" 
6. Emmanuelle Riva "Amour"

Actor:

1. Daniel Day-Lewis "Lincoln"
2. Hugh Jackman "Les Miserables"  
3. Denzel Washington "Flight"  
4. John Hawkes "The Sessions"   
5. Bradley Cooper "Silver Linings Playbook"  
6. Joaquin Phoenix "The Master"

This article is related to: Awards, Awards, Oscars


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