State of the Race: Updated Precursors Chart, Crunching The Numbers

Below I’ve got an updated look at the precursors chart. I think most, if not all, of the critics groups that give awards have given their awards. After the chart I’ve got the top frontrunners in a handful of categories.

Current frontrunners:

Best Picture
The Artist – 9 wins
The Descendants – 5 wins
The Tree of Life – 3 wins

Best Director
Michel Hazanavicius – 5 wins
Martin Scorsese – 4 wins
Nicolas Winding Refn – 4 wins
Terrence Malick – 4 wins

Best Actor
George Clooney, The Descendants – 5 wins
Michael Shannon, Take Shelter – 4 wins
Michael Fassbender, Shame – 3 wins
Brad Pitt, Moneyball – 2 wins

Best Actress
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn – 7 wins
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady – 3 wins
Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin – 3 wins

Best Supporting Actor
Albert Brooks, Drive – 10 wins
Christopher Plummer, Beginners – 7 wins

Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain – Take Shelter/The Help/The Tree of Life – 5 wins
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants – 4 wins
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids – 3 wins

Best Original Screenplay
50/50 – 2 wins
The Artist – 2 wins
Midnight In Paris – 2 wins

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants – 9 wins
Moneyball – 7 wins

Best Animated Film
Rango – 11 wins
The Adventures of Tintin – 4 wins

Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki – 13 wins

Best Documentary
Project Nim – 6 wins
Cave of Forgotten Dreams – 5 wins (not short-listed, can’t be nominated for the Academy Award)

Best Foreign Language Film
A Separation – 5 wins

About Marya E. Gates

Cinephile to the max.

Posted on December 19, 2011, in Precursors and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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