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2021 Oscars Predictions:
Updated: Oct. 15, 2020 (Pre-season)
There’s a lot of “newer” blood in the category this year as Joshua James Richards’ work in “Nomadland
” is simply astounding and could be something to easily latch onto in the awards sphere while Erik Messerschmidt
will take his portrayal of classic Hollywood to the Netflix