Oscar predictions 2016

My picks for the closest Oscar race in years

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Best Picture

The Martian
Spotlight
The Revenant
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Carol
Brooklyn
Mad Max: Fury Road
Room
Trumbo

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The underappreciated master

From Jaws to Bridge of Spies: why Steven Spielberg still doesn’t get his due

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It’s a curious thing. On one hand, you’re the most successful director in cinema history with over $9.1 billion in worldwide grosses; you’ve got a pair of Best Director Oscars, plus a third for Best Picture; your resume reads like a cultural ‘best of’ list from the last three decades. On the other, you’re arguably the most underappreciated director around.

Such is the case of Steven Spielberg.

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