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Awards Watch Launches with New Fandango Video Series 'The Frontrunners'

Hello, Fandango fans! This week we are launching our Awards Watch movie guide, which will keep you updated throughout the Oscar, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award season. I'm particularly excited about the launch of my new original video series, The Frontrunners, where I will interview top award contenders and give my analysis and predictions for the season's biggest prizes. Starting today I will also be compiling weekly ranked lists of the main competitors in the six major categories. Check back every week to see who's up and who's down.



1. Les Miserables

2. Lincoln

3. Silver Linings Playbook

4. Argo

5. Zero Dark Thirty

6. Life of Pi

7. Django Unchained

8. Beasts of the Southern Wild

9. Amour

10. Moonrise Kingdom

11. The Master

12. The Dark Knight Rises

13. The Impossible

14. Flight

15. Skyfall



1. Tom Hooper, Les Miserables

2. Ben Affleck, Argo

3. Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

4. David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

5. Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

6. Ang Lee, Life of Pi

7. Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

8. Michael Haneke, Amour

9. Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master

10. Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight Rises



1. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

2. Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

3. Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

4. Denzel Washington, Flight

5. John Hawkes, The Sessions

6. Joaquin Phoenix, The Master

7. Richard Gere, Arbitrage

8. Anthony Hopkins, Hitchcock

9. Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

10. Jamie Foxx, Django Unchained



1. Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

2. Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

3. Naomi Watts, The Impossible

4. Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

5. Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone

6. Quvenzhane Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

7. Keira Knightley, Anna Karenina

8. Helen Mirren, Hitchcock

9. Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea

10. Judi Dench, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel



1. Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

2. Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook

3. Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

4. Alan Arkin, Argo

5. Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained

6. Matthew McConaughey, Magic Mike

7. Javier Bardem, Skyfall

8. Ewan McGregor, The Impossible

9. Eddie Redmayne, Les Miserables

10. Samuel L. Jackson, Django Unchained



1. Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

2. Helen Hunt, The Sessions

3. Amy Adams, The Master

4. Sally Field, Lincoln

5. Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

6. Ann Dowd, Compliance

7. Judi Dench, Skyfall

8. Samantha Barks, Les Miserables

9. Amanda Seyfried, Les Miserables

10. Maggie Smith, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel


Follow @davekarger for Oscar updates throughout the season!

Check out our brand-new video series featuring predictions and star interviews, The Frontrunners!

Plus get all our awards coverage in our annual Awards Watch!


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