2018 Oscar Race: My Predictions and the True Nominations

2018 Oscar Race: My Predictions and the True Nominations

By Ross

I haven’t really seen that many films this year. Being an Outer Circle Critic voting member really takes up Ones evenings. Regardless I’m going to make some guesses based on a few good films seen and my list of films I need and want to see.

Here’s the real list, I didn’t do so well:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/23/entertainment/oscar-nominees-full-list-by-category/index.html

So here goes:

BEST PICTURE
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
“The Shape of Water”
“Lady Bird”
“Mudbound”
“Dunkirk”
“The Post”
“Call Me By Your Name”

“Get Out”
“The Florida Project”
“I, Tonya”

Spoiler: “Darkest Hour”

Surprise: “Phantom Thread”

BEST DIRECTOR
Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”
Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”
Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”
Martin McDonagh, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Steven Spielberg, “The Post”

spoiler: Jordan Peele, “Get Out”

Surprise: Paul Thomas Anderson, “Phantom Thread”

BEST ACTRESS
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Meryl Streep, “The Post”
Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”

spoiler: Jessica Chastain, “Molly’s Game”

BEST ACTOR
Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”
Timothee Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name”
Daniel Day- Lewis, “Phantom Thread”
Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
Tom Hanks, “The Post”

Spoiler: James Franco, “The Disaster Artist”

Surprise: Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Isreal, JR.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
Holly Hunter, “The Big Sick”
Mary J. Blige, “Mudbound”
Octavia Spencer, “The Shape of Water”

Surprise: Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread “

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”
Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”
Michael Stuhlbarg, “Call Me By Your Name”

Spoiler; Arnie Hammer

Surprise: Woody Harrelson,

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
“Call Me By Your Name”
“Mudbound”
“Molly’s Game”
“The Disaster Artist”
“Wonder”

Surprise: “Logan”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
“Lady Bird”
“Get Out”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
“The Shape of Water”
“The Big Sick”

Spoiler: “The Post”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Roger Deakins, “Blade Runner 2049”
Hoyte van Hoytema, “Dunkirk”
Dan Laustsen, “The Shape of Water”
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom, “Call Me By Your Name”
Bruno Delbonnel  “Darkest Hour”

Spoiler: Rachel Morrison, “Mudbound”

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
“Phantom Thread”
“Beauty and the Beast”
“The Greatest Showman”
“Darkest Hour”
“The Shape of Water”

Spoiler: “Victoria and Abdul”

BEST FILM EDITING
“Dunkirk”
“The Shape of Water”
“Blade Runner 2049”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

“Baby Driver”

surprise: “I, Tonya”

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING
“Darkest Hour”
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

“I, Tonya”

surprise: “Victoria and Abdul”

surprise: “Wonder”

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
“The Shape of Water”
“Blade Runner 2049”
“Dunkirk”
“Darkest Hour”
“Beauty and the Beast”

Spoiler: “The Greatest Showman”

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

“The Shape of Water”
“Dunkirk”
“Phantom Thread”
“The Post”
“Darkest Hour”

Spoiler: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Surprise: “Three Billboards..”

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Remember Me, “Coco”
This Is Me, “The Greatest Showman”
The Mystery of Love, “Call Me By Your Name”
Evermore, “Beauty and the Beast”

Mighty River, “Mudbound”

Surprise: Stand Up For Something, “Marshall”

BEST SOUND EDITING

“Dunkirk
“Blade Runner 2049
“Star Wars: The Last Jed
“Baby Driver”
“The Shape of Water”

Spoiler: “War for the Planet of the Apes”

BEST SOUND MIXING
“Dunkirk
“Blade Runner 2049”
“The Shape of Water”
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”
“Baby Driver”

Spoiler: “The Greatest Showman”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
“War for the Planet of the Apes”
“Blade Runner 2049”
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”
“Dunkirk”
“The Shape of Water”

surprise: “Guardians..”

surprise: “Kong..”

Animated Feature Film

“The Boss Baby”

“The Breadwinner”

“Coco”

“Ferdinand”

“Loving Vincent “

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