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Oscars / Film Awards By Rupert Adams

1917 New Favourite For Oscar Success

The Sir Sam Mendes directed 1917 has picked up the Golden Globe and with that, has been catapulted to the top of the betting for the Best Picture Oscar. William Hill are offering 5/2 that it wins the big one, with Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Parasite both priced at 11/4.

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Richard Madden Well Backed For Bond

Richard Madden Well Backed For Bond William Hill have cut the price of Richard Madden being named as the next Bond from 6/1 to 4/1. “Winning a Golden Globe is a massive deal for Richard Madden as the only thing against him was perhaps a lack of gravitas, which he clearly now has,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. Next James Bond: 6/4 Tom Hiddleston, 7/4 James Norton, 4/1 Richard Madden, 5/1 Idris Elba, 6/1 Tom Hardy, 12/1 Cillian Murphy, 20/1 Aidan Turner, 20/1 Henry Cavill, 33/1 Bar

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Oscars : A Star is Born Drifts – Momentum Builds For Bohemian Rhapsody

A Star is Born had a very disappointing night at the Golden Globes and as a result has drifted out to 5/2 to win the Best Picture Oscar. Rami Malek is now the 5/6 favourite to win the best Actor Oscar, with Bradley Cooper 11/4 and Lady Gaga is out to 7/2 to win Best Actress. “The Globes did not show much love for A Star Is Born and as a result the film and its stars are drifting in the Oscars betting,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. Best Picture Oscar: 6/4 Roma, 5/2 A Star Is Born, 3/1 Bohemian Rhapsody, 4/1 Green Book, 14/1 The favourite, 16/1 If Beale Street Could Talk, 20/1 Black Panther Best Actor: 5/6 Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody), 11/8 Christian Bale (Vice), 11/4 Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), 10/1 Viggo Mortensen (Green Book), 12/1 Ryan Gosling (First Man), 14/1 Robert Redford (The Old Man and The Gun) Best Actress: 4/5 Glenn Close (The Wife), 2/1 Olivia Colman (The Favourite), 7/2 Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born), 10/1 Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins), 12/ 1 Melissa McCarthy (can You Ever Forgive Me?), 16/1 Rosamund Pike (A Private War) Best Director: 1/4 Alfonso Cuaron (Roma), 5/1 Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), 8/1 Damien Chazelle (First Man), 12/1 Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman), 14/1 Josie Rourke (Mary Queen Of Scots)

Oscars / Film Awards By Rupert Adams

What Was The Worst Film Of The Year?

The Emoji Movie is the red hot 4/6 favourite to win this year’s Worst Picture Razzie in what looks a strong year with Baywatch (11/4) and Fifty Shades Darker offered at 6/1. Katherine Heigl is 6/5 for Worst Actress for Unforgettable and Tom Cruise (6/4) could win his first for The Mummy.

Oscars / Film Awards By Rupert Adams

75th Golden Globes: Are We In For The Biggest Shock in the History Of The Globes?

William Hill can report a massive gamble on ‘The Shape Of The Water’ winning the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Drama) and it has been slashed from 4/1 into 9/4, jumping ahead of Dunkirk & Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Meanwhile James Franco is the 4/11 favourite to win Best Actor Musical/Comedy and is the second worst result for the bookies.