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Predicting the Oscar winners: Best Supporting Actress

Who’s going to win Best Supporting Actress at the 2016 Academy Awards? Forrest makes his prediction in a new installment of “Forrest on Film.”

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Video Verdict: ‘Labor Day,’ ‘The Legend of Hercules,’ ‘Devil’s Due’

Kate Winslet, left, and Josh Brolin star in “Labor Day,” a romantic drama from writer-director Jason Reitman.

Kate Winslet, left, and Josh Brolin star in “Labor Day,” a romantic drama from writer-director Jason Reitman.

This week’s home video releases reach into multiple genres, including horror, action and romance.

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Video Verdict: ‘Contagion,’ ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,’ ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’

Matt Damon, right, and Anna Jacoby-Heron try to survive a deadly viral outbreak in “Contagion.”

This week’s home video releases range from a lightweight tribute to working mothers to a terrifying thriller about a fictionalized pandemic.

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Video Verdict: New DVDs for June 2

Leonardo DiCaprio, left, and Kate Winslet play Frank and April Wheeler in the drama "Revolutionary Road."

Leonardo DiCaprio, left, and Kate Winslet play Frank and April Wheeler in the drama "Revolutionary Road."

It’s a good week for movie lovers because the latest DVDs include two of the finest dramas released into theaters in 2008.

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Video Verdict: New DVDs for April 14

Gabriel Macht plays the title character in the comic strip-inspired film "The Spirit."

Gabriel Macht plays the title character in the comic strip-inspired film "The Spirit."

This week’s DVD releases are highlighted by a comic book adaptation from writer-director Frank Miller and the post-World War II drama that helped Kate Winslet land her first Oscar.

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Oscar winners: A complete list

Winners of the 81st Academy Awards (all nominees listed with winners in bold)

Performance by an actor in a leading role
Richard Jenkins in “The Visitor” (Overture Films)
Frank Langella in “Frost/Nixon” (Universal)
Sean Penn in “Milk” (Focus Features)
Brad Pitt in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (Paramount and Warner Bros.)
Mickey Rourke in “The Wrestler” (Fox Searchlight)

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Josh Brolin in “Milk” (Focus Features)
Robert Downey Jr. in “Tropic Thunder” (DreamWorks, Distributed by DreamWorks/Paramount)
Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Doubt” (Miramax)
Heath Ledger in “The Dark Knight” (Warner Bros.)
Michael Shannon in “Revolutionary Road” (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage)
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Oscars: Who will win tonight?

Dev Patel, left, and Anil Kapoor in "Slumdog Millionaire," Forrest's pick to win Oscar's best picture race.

Dev Patel, left, and Anil Kapoor in "Slumdog Millionaire," Forrest's pick to win Oscar's best picture.

Predicting who will win the Academy Awards is a lot like predicting the weather. No matter how sure you feel, there’s always a surprise. A low pressure front that moves in unexpectedly, a fast-moving hail storm, ridiculously strong winds.

Still, there are signs that a skilled prognosticator can read to get things right at least some of the time.

 Yes, its that time of year when I put my reputation on the line and offer my best guesses as to who will win cinema’s biggest awards. So, without further delay, my predictions for tonight’s Oscars in several key categories.

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