Oscars 2018 – Predictions

Will I be right? Maybe. Will I be catastrophically wrong? Probably. Will there be another monumental error when announcing Best Picture? Lord, let’s hope not!

Here’s my predictions* for the 90th Academy Awards…

(*my predictions indicated in red)

Writing (Original Screenplay)
The Big Sick

Get Out
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, 
Missouri

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Call Me By Your Name
The Disaster Artist

Logan
Molly’s Game
Mudbound

Visual Effects
Blade Runner 2049

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Kong Skull Island
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
War for the Planet of the Apes

Sound Mixing
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049

Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Sound Editing
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049

Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Short Film (Live Action)
DeKalb Elementary
The 11 O’Clock
My Nephew Emmett
The Silent Child
All of Us

Short Film (Animated)
Dear Basketball

Garden Party
Lou
Negative Space
Revolting Rhymes

Production Design
Beauty & the Beast

Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water

Music (Original Song)
Mighty River, Mudbound
Mystery of Love, Call Me By Your Name
Remember Me, Coco
Stand up for Something, Marshall
This is Me, The Greatest Showman 

Music (Original Score)
Dunkirk
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Makeup and Hairstyling
Darkest Hour

Victoria & Abdul
Wonder

Foreign Language Film
A Fantastic Woman

The Insult
Loveless
On Body and Soul
The Square

Film Editing
Baby Driver
Dunkirk
I, Tonya

The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 

Documentary (Short Subject)
Edith + Eddie

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405
Heroin(e)
Knife Skills
Traffic Stop

Documentary (Feature)
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Faces Places
Icarus
Last Men in Aleppo
Strong Island

Directing
Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
Jordan Peele, Get Out
Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird
Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread
Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

Costume Design
Beauty and the Beast
Darkest Hour
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water

Victoria & Abdul

Cinematography
Blade Runner 2049 (#DeakinsOrRiot)
Darkest
Hour

Dunkirk
Mudbound
The Shape of Water

Animated Feature Film
The Boss Baby

The Breadwinner
Coco
Ferdinand

Loving Vincent

Actress in a Supporting Role
Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Actor in a Supporting Role
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Actress in a Leading Role
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Meryl Streep, The Post

Actor in a Leading Role
Timothee Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq

Best Picture
Call Me By Your Name

Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

 

 

Advertisements

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s