Oscar diva smackdown: Experts clash over Bening vs. Portman
Our first team of 11 experts from various media and our 11 Gold Derby editors disagree strongly about who is ahead in the Best Actress race. Five of the experts have Annette Bening (“The Kids Are All Right”) in the first position while five feel Natalie Portman (“Black Swan”) will prevail.
TEAM JENNIFER LAWRENCE
Guy Lodge (InContention)
GOLD DERBY RACETRACK ODDS: EXPERTS
1.) Bening – 8/3
2.) Portman – 17/10
Personally, I choose Bening along with two other Gold Derby editors, but most of our site cohorts disagree. Eight say Portman.
GOLD DERBY RACETRACK ODDS: EDITORS
1.) Portman – 7/4
2.) Bening – 11/5