Mahmood’s Soldi Rated a Eurovision 2019 Contender

Despite the fact that song contests in general and Eurovision in particular are taken extremely seriously in Italy, the country doesn’t have a great record of winning the competition.  One of the original seven nations who founded Eurovision, Italy has only won it twice, in 1964 and in 1990, although in recent years they have …

Lundvik’s Too Late For Love a Lively Eurovision Song Contest Outsider

Only Ireland have claimed more Eurovision titles than Sweden, which has produced the winner on six occasions, including three times in the last twenty years; in 1999, 2012 and 2015. And you have to go back to 2013 to find the last occasion on which Sweden finished outside the top six; a run of consistent …

Lazarev’s Scream A Eurovision Song Contest Contender

Three years ago, Sergey Lazarev endured a disappointing Eurovision night as his song You Are The Only One finished third behind the entries from Australia and Ukraine. But undaunted, Lazarev is back in 2019 and according to the bookmakers, has a live chance of landing the big prize.  His song, Scream, is a distinct and …

Duncan Laurence and Arcade the Eurovision Song Contest Favourite

If you’re sick of the endless wrangling over Brexit, the good news is that there will at least be one Europe-related event worth looking forward to in May, and no, we’re not referring to the Euro elections. On May 14th millions of Europeans will tune in to the Eurovision Song Contest, this year held in …

Tom Hanks in Oscars 2020 Contention with A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Double Oscar winner Tom Hanks could be in line for another nomination in 2020, at least according to Irish bookmaker Paddy Power. His latest project A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is rated as the 9/1 joint fifth favourite to scoop the Best Picture Oscar, at the same price as Jojo Rabbit starring Scarlett Johansson …

Scarlett Johansson and Jojo Rabbit Enter Oscars Betting

The market for Best Picture at next year’s Academy Awards ceremony is already up and running and a new contender has entered at the top of the betting.  Irish bookmaker Paddy Power have given Jojo Rabbit, which stars Scarlett Johansson, a quote of 9/1 to scoop the Best Picture Oscar in 2020, making it the …

Quentin Tarantino Aiming for Third Oscar in 2020 with Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino has produced some of the film industry’s most remarkable movies, and according to the bookmakers, he’s prominent in the betting to land his third Oscar with his latest project.  The 92nd Academy Awards are still just under a year away, but Paddy Power has already opened a book on the 2020 Best Picture …

Oscars 2020 Betting: Anne Hathaway Tipped for Success in The Last Thing He Wanted

For fans of film awards betting, it’s never too early to study the markets, and just under a year out from the 2020 Oscars, there’s already plenty of movement in the Best Picture betting.  One of the early favourites to scoop the prize at next February’s Academy Awards is The Last Thing He Wanted starring …

Odds on the Next Superman: Tyler Hoechlin, Michael B. Jordan, & Armie Hammer, Favourites

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it Henry Cavill? We know the answer to the first two is emphatically “No!”; Jason Momoa told us that at the Aquaman premiere so anything Momoa says is good enough for us. Have you seen the size of the man?  But this is Hollywood and things are never quite what they seem. Back in …

Meryl Streep Tipped for Fourth Oscar with The Laundromat

It may seem a little early to be talking about the 2020 Oscars, but if a week is a long time in politics, a year is nothing in the film industry. For instance, the current favourite for the Best Picture Academy Award, The Irishman, directed by Martin Scorcese, has been in production for over ten …