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By Sanriel Chris Ajero

It’s that time of the year again, when the most prestigious of all film awards will hand out its prizes. With a few changes for this year’s now-shorter telecast, we get to see how they accommodate all ten of the Best Picture nominees, we see how they do the Best Original Song category without actual song performances, and we see how they give chances for the second speech opportunities. But more than anything, it’s the awards that matter. I may not have been that much of a fan of the selected nominees, but the film enthusiast in me can’t resist the urge to do this annual prediction of the Oscars for yet another year. Here’s my take on the awards to be handed out tomorrow morning (Manila time).

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By Sanriel Chris Ajero

In a few hours, history will be rewritten as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences finally unveils its 2010 Academy Award nominees. This will be the first time that TEN films will be shortlisted for the Best Picture race. Here are some short notes on the possible nominees for the major categories in my opinion.

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The Death of Stalin (Armando Iannucci, 2017) - 3.0/5

Phantom Thread (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2017) - 4.0/5

Dear Basketball (Glen Keane, 2017) - 1.5/5

Coco (Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina, 2017) - 3.0/5

Garden Party (Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, 2017) - 2.0/5

Suburbicon (George Clooney, 2017) - 1.5/5

Lou (Dave Mullins, 2017) - 1.5/5

Heroin(e) (Elaine McMillion Sheldon, 2017) - 2.5/5

The Square (Ruben Östlund, 2017) - 3.0/5

God's Own Country (Francis Lee, 2017) - 3.5/5