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BEST PICTURE

BlacKkKlansman
• 
Black Panther

Bohemian Rhapsody

The Favourite

★ Green Book

Roma

A Star is Born

Vice

PREDICTION:
✅ 


how'd I do on my predix? 8/8

 

BEST DIRECTOR 

★ Alfonso Cuarón
Roma

Spike Lee
Black Klansman

Yorgos Lanthimos
The Favourite

Adam McKay
Vice

Pawel Pawlikowski
Cold War

PREDICTION:
✅ 

 

how'd I do on my predix? 3/5

BEST ACTRESS

Yalitza Aparicio
Roma

Glenn Close
The Wife

★ Olivia Colman
The Favourite

Lady Gaga
A Star is Born

Melissa McCarthy
Can You Ever Forgive Me

PREDICTION
❌ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5

BEST ACTOR

Christian Bale
Vice

Bradley Cooper
A Star is Born
• 
Willem Dafoe
At Eternity's Gate
• 
★ Rami Malek
Bohemian Rhapsody

Viggo Mortensen
Green Book

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5

SUPPORTING ACTRESS 

Amy Adams

Vice
• 
Marina de Tavira
Roma

★ Regina King
If Beale Street...

Emma Stone
The Favourite

Rachel Weisz
The Favourite

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5

SUPPORTING ACTOR

★ Mahershala Ali
Green Book

Adam Driver

BlacKkKlansman

Sam Elliott
A Star is Born

Richard E Grant
Can You Ever...

Sam Rockwell
Vice

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 5/5

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

 First Reformed

The Favourite

★ Green Book

Roma

Vice

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5 

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Ballad of Buster

★ Black Klansman


Can You Ever...

If Beale Street

A Star is Born 

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 3/5 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

 Cold War
Zal

The Favourite
Ryan

Never Look Away

Deschanel

★ Roma
Cuarón

A Star is Born
Matthew Libatique

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 3/5 

COSTUME DESIGN   

  Black Panther
Carter

Ballad of Buster
Zophres

The Favourite

Powell

Mary Poppins Returns
Powell

Mary Queen of
Byrne

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5 

PRODUCTION DESIGN

★  Black Panther
Beachler

First Man
Crowley

The Favourite
Crombie

Mary Poppins Returns

Myhre

Roma
Caballero

PREDICTION
❌ 

how'd I do on my predix? 5/5

FILM EDITING

 Black Klansman
Brown

★ Bohemian Rhapsody

Ottman

The Favourite
Sneade

Green Book
Vito

Vice
Corwin

PREDICTION
❌ 

how'd I do on my predix? 3/5 

VISUAL EFFECTS

 Avengers infinity War

Christopher Robin

★ First Man

Solo


Ready Player One

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 3/5 

MAKEUP & HAIR

 Border

Mary Queen of Scots

★ Vice

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 2/3 

FOREIGN FILM

 Germany

Never Look Away

Japan
Shoplifters

Lebanon

Capernaum

★ Mexico
Roma

Poland
Cold War

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 5/5

ORIGINAL SONG

 Ballad of
"When a Cowboy"

Black Panther

"All the Stars"

Mary Poppins Returns

"The Place Where Lost Things Go"

RBG

"I'll Fight"

★ A Star is Born
"The Shallow"

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5 

ORIGINAL SCORE

 BlacKkKlansman
Blanchard

★ Black Panther

Göranson

If Beale Street Could Talk
Brittel
• 
Isle of Dogs
Desplat

Mary Poppins Returns
Shaiman

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 3/5 

SOUND MIXING

 Black Panther

Bohemian Rhapsody

First Man

Roma

A Star is Born

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5 

SOUND EDITING

 Black Panther

★ Bohemian Rhapsody

First Man

A Quiet Place

Roma 

PREDICTION
❌ 

how'd I do on my predix? 3/5

ANIMATED FILM

 Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs

Mirai

Ralph Breaks the Internet

★ Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
 

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 5/5

 

DOCUMENTARY

UPDATED - VOTE!

 Hale County

★ Free Solo

RBG

Of Fathers and Sons

Minding the Gap

PREDICTION
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how'd I do on my predix? 3/5

SHORTS, DOC

UPDATED - VOTE!

Black Sheep

End Game

Lifeboat

A Night at the Garden

★ Period. End of Sentence.

PREDICTION:
✅ 

how'd I do on my predix? 3/5

SHORTS, LIVE ACTION

UPDATED - VOTE!

Detainment

Fauve
• 
Mother

Marguerite

★ Skin

PREDICTION
❌ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5

SHORTS, ANIMATED

UPDATED - VOTE!

 Animal Behavior

★ Bao

Late Afternoon

One Small Step

Weekends

PREDICTION
❌ 

how'd I do on my predix? 4/5

 

 

sound off on the Oscar race

 NOMINATION TALLIES

10 nominations
The Favourite
Roma

8 nominations
A Star is Born
Vice

7 nominations
Black Panther

6 nominations
BlacKkKlansman

5 nominations
Bohemian Rhapsody (least noms for a Best Pic this year)
Green Book (least noms for a Best Pic this year)

4 nominations
First Man (most noms w/o best pic this year)
Mary Poppins Returns (most nominations w/o best pic this year)

3 nominations
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Can You Ever Forgive Me
Cold War
If Beale Street Could Talk

2 nominations
Isle of Dogs
Mary Queen of Scots
Never Look Away
RBG

1 nomination
At Eternity's Gate
Avengers: Infinity War
Border
Capernaum
Christopher Robin
First Reformed
Free Solo
Hale County...
Incredibles 2
Minding the Gap
Mirai
Of Fathers and Sons
A Quiet Place
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Ready Player One
Shoplifters
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
The Wife

 

MOVIES IN THE AWARDS AND 'BEST OF' CONVERSATIONS THAT WERE ENTIRELY SHUT OUT
Beautiful Boy
Burning
Crazy Rich Asians
Eighth Grade
Hereditary
Leave No Trace
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
The Rider
Sorry To Bother You
Suspiria
Widows
Won't You Be My Neighbor?

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