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for the 91st Academy Awards
2018 FILM YEAR
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BEST PICTURE
 

Backseat

Beautiful Boy

Black Panther

Everybody Knows

The Favourite

First Man

If Beale Street...

Peterloo
• 
A Star is Born

BEST DIRECTOR 

Damien Chazelle
First Man

Asghar Farhadi
Everybody Knows

Barry Jenkins
If Beale Street

Mike Leigh
Peterloo

Adam McKay
Backseat

BEST ACTOR

UPDATED

Christian Bale
Backseat

Steve Carell
Women of Marwencol

Willem Dafoe
At Eternity's Gate

Ryan Gosling
First Man

John D Washington
Black Klansman

BEST ACTRESS

UPDATED

Emily Blunt
Mary Poppins Returns

Glenn Close
The Wife

Lady Gaga
A Star is Born

Kiki Lane
If Beale Street...

Carey Mulligan
Wildlife

SUPPORTING ACTOR

UPDATED

Timothée Chalamet
Beautiful Boy

Adam Driver
Black Klansman

Sam Elliott
A Star is Born

Jake Gyllenhaal
Wildlife

Sam Rockwell
Backseat

SUPPORTING ACTRESS 

Amy Adams
Backseat

Olivia Colman
The Favourite

Claire Foy
First Man

Nicole Kidman
Boy Erased

Regina King
If Beale Street...

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Backseat

Eighth Grade

Everybody Knows

The Favourite

Peterloo

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Beautiful Boy

Boy Erased

First Man

If Beale Street Could Talk

Widows  

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beautiful Boy
Impens

First Man
Sandgren

If Beale Street...
Laxton

Mary Queen of Scots
Mathieson

A Star is Born
Libatique

COSTUME DESIGN  

 Black Panther
Carter

The Favourite
Powell

Mary Poppins Returns
Powell

The Nutcracker
Beavan

Sisters Brothers
Canonero

PRODUCTION DESIGN

 Black Panther
Beechler

Fantastic Beasts 2
Craig

First Man
Crowley

Mary Poppins Returns
Myhre

Peterloo
Davies

FILM EDITING

Backseat
Corwin

Beautiful Boy
Mirrione

First Man
Cross

If Beale Street
McMillon & Sanders

A Star is Born
Cassidy

VISUAL EFFECTS

Alita: Battle Angel

Avengers infinity War

Black Panther

Mowgli

Solo

MAKEUP & HAIR

 Black Panther

Mary Queen of Scots

The Nutcracker

FOREIGN FILM

UPDATED

France
Custody

Lebanon
Capernaum

Mexico
Roma

Poland
Cold War

Spain
Everybody Knows
 

ORIGINAL SONG

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

Smallfoot

A Star is Born

A Wrinkle in Time
 

ORIGINAL SCORE

 First Man
Hurwitz

If Beale Street Could Talk
Brittel
• 
Mary Queen of Scots
Richter

Mary Poppins Returns
Shaiman & Wittman

Sisters Brothers
Desplat

 

SOUND MIXING

Black Panther

First Man
• 
Mary Poppins Returns

A Quiet Place

A Star is Born

SOUND EDITING

Black Panther

First Man
• 
Incredibles 2

Mowgli

A Quiet Place

ANIMATED FILM

Early Man

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
 

DOCUMENTARY

 NO PREDICTIONS UNTIL LATER IN YEAR

SHORTS, DOCUMENTARY

 NO PREDICTIONS UNTIL LATER IN YEAR

 

SHORTS, LIVE ACTION

NO PREDICTIONS UNTIL LATER IN YEAR 

SHORTS, ANIMATED

NO PREDICTIONS UNTIL LATER IN YEAR 

 

 

 

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 NOMINATION TALLIES PREDICTED THUS FAR

11 NOMINATIONS
FIRST MAN

8 NOMINATIONS
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

7 NOMINATIONS
BLACK PANTHER
MARY POPPINS RETURNS

6 NOMINATIONS
BACKSEAT
A STAR IS BORN

5 NOMINATIONS
BEAUTIFUL BOY
EVERYBODY KNOWS

4 NOMINATIONS
THE FAVOURITE
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
PETERLOO

3 NOMINATIONS
BOY ERASED

2 NOMINATIONS
INCREDIBLES 2
MOWGLI
THE NUTCRACKER
A QUIET PLACE
THE SISTERS BROTHERS

1 NOMINATION
ALITA BATTLE ANGEL 
AT ETERNITY'S GATE
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?
EARLY MAN 
EIGHTH GRADE
FANTASTIC BEASTS 2
THE FRONTRUNNER
ISLE OF DOGS
RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET
SMALLFOOT
SOLO
SPIDER-MAN INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE
WIDOWS
THE WIFE
WOMEN OF MARWENCOL
A WRINKLE IN TIME

 

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