The Oscars are almost here, and that means everyone’s placing their bets as to who’s going to win what. We’re no exception, and have been poring over the nominations and other awards show outcomes to predict which entertainers will take home those coveted gold statues. But when it comes to the Academy Awards, we find ourselves vacillating between who want to win and who will actually win. Today, we compare expectations versus reality in the top Oscar categories. Did we guess right? Only time will tell.
Erica Rivera is the Editorial Development Manager at Evolve Media, where she curates content for ComingSoon, DogTime, Mandatory, and Momtastic. Her freelance writing has appeared in New York magazine, USA Today, the Star Tribune, City Pages, and many other publications and anthologies. She has interviewed hundreds of artists, authors, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and changemakers over the course of her career. She is also the author of Insatiable (Penguin Group, 2009) and Come Again (Thought Catalog Books, 2015). For more, visit: www.ericarivera.net.