NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: Gold Derby (by Jacob Sarkisian).
Best Supporting Actress is arguably the most unpredictable — and therefore exciting! — races of the four acting categories at the Oscar this year. Each of the three others has at least two or three contenders that feel like locks. But after Lily Gladstone (“Killers of the Flower Moon”) moved from featured to lead, there doesn’t really feel like there is a single lock in Best Supporting Actress.
Da’Vine Joy Randolph (“The Holdovers”) is currently top of our Oscars odds chart for this category while Emily Blunt (“Oppenheimer”), Danielle Brooks (“The Color Purple”), Taraji P. Henson (“The Color Purple”), and Julianne Moore (“May December”) are just behind her. But Randolph does not feel like a safe bet at all, not in the way that Gladstone was in this category. Instead, it feels like she could just as easily be snubbed in this category as she could win it. That’s why you should consider another actress as your new Best Supporting Actress favorite: Julianne Moore.
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