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20th Century Women is Amazing

"Thrilled to hear that the movie is a worthy follow-up to BEGINNERS!" -Eric

"This is my favorite Bening work since Being Julia. It's very idiosyncratic and un-cuddly." -Paul


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89th Oscars. Oscar Contenders of 2016 - For prediction, discussion, entertainment purposes only

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September 23rd Post-Fest Predictions

Tier 1 - Predicted 5
Jeff Nichols
Manchester by the Sea
Kenneth Lonergan
Noah Oppenheim
20th Century Women
Mike Mills
Jared Bush & Phil Johnson
Tier 2 - Also Could Be Strong
La La Land
Damien Chazelle
The Founder
Robert D Siegel
The Lobster
Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthymis Filippou
Miss Sloane
Jonathan Perera
The Birth of a Nation
Nate Parker
Tier 3 - Longer Shots. Other Possibilities
Passengers (Jon Spaihts)
Cafe Society (Woody Allen)
Collateral Beauty (Allan Loeb)
Allied (Steven Knight)
Morris From America (Chad Hartigan)
Moana (Ron Clements, John Musker & Taika Waititi)
The Witch (Robert Eggers)
Hail, Caesar! (Joel & Ethan Coen)
Little Men
Ira Sachs
Captain Fantastic
Matt Ross


Tier 1 - Predicted 5
Love & Friendship
from "Lady Susan" by Jane Austen
Barry Jenkins adapting the play "Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue"
from the short story "The Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Jean-Christopher Castelli adapting the novel by Ben Fountain
Luke Davies adapting the novel "Long Way Home" by Saroo Brierley


Tier 2 - Also Could Be Strong


 Will this even be considered eligible since August Wilson is the "screenwriter" of an adaptation he wasn't alive to do?


Nocturnal Animals
Tom Ford
adapting the novel "Tony and Susan" by Austin Wright
David Birke adapting the novel "Oh..." by Philippe Djian
Hidden Figures
Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder adapting the book by Margot Lee Shetterly
Jay Cocks adapting the novel by Shûsaku Endô
Tier 3 - Longer Shots. Other Possibilities
Sully (Todd Kormanicki adapted the autobiography)
Snowden (Kieran Fitzgerald and Oliver Stone) from the book by Luke Harding and Anatoly Kucherena
Queen of Katwe (William Wheeler) from the book by Tim Crothers
The Lost City of Z (James Gray) from the book by David Grann
The Handmaiden (Park Chan-wook) based on the novel "Fingersmith" by Sarah Waters
Indignation James Schamus adpating Philip Roth
The Light Between Oceans
Derek Cianfrance adapting the novel by ML Stedman
Girl on the Train
Erin Cressida Wilson adapting the novel by Paula Hawkins