Predictions for The 91st Annual Academy Awards

I’ve been running around trying to get the party together this year so didn’t have time to write an extensive blog post about my predictions this year. It’s been such an insane, unpredictable year so your guess is as good as mine for some categories. I’m predicting a couple upsets and taking some risks, so follow me down the rabbit hole at your own peril…

BEST PICTURE
BlacKkKlansman
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
Roma
A Star Is Born
Vice

PREDICTION: Roma

SPOILER: Green Book

BEST DIRECTOR
Alfonso Cuaron for Roma
Spike Lee for BlacKkKlansman
Adam McKay for Vice
Pawel Pawlikowski for Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos for The Favourite

PREDICTION: Alfonso Cuaron

SPOILER: Spike Lee

BEST ACTRESS
Yalitza Aparicio in Roma
Glenn Close in The Wife
Olivia Colman in The Favourite
Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me?

PREDICTION: Glenn Close

SPOILER: Olivia Colman

BEST ACTOR
Christian Bale in Vice
Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born
Willem Dafoe in At Eternity’s Gate
Rami Malek in Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen in Green Book

PREDICTION: Rami Malek

SPOILER: Christian Bale

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali in Green Book
Adam Driver in BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott in A Star Is Born
Richard E. Grant in Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell in Vice

PREDICTION: Mahershala Ali

SPOILER: Richard E. Grant

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Amy Adams in Vice
Marina de Tavira in Roma
Regina King in If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone in The Favourite
Rachel Weisz in The Favourite

PREDICTION: Rachel Weisz

SPOILER: Regina King

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
BlacKkKlansman
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star Is Born

PREDICTION: BlackkKlansman

SPOILER: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
The Favourite
First Reformed
Green Book
Roma
Vice

PREDICTION: The Favourite

SPOILER: Green Book

BEST SONG

“All the Stars” from Black Panther
“I’ll Fight” from RBG
“The Place Where the Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns
“Shallow” from A Star is Born
“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

PREDICTION: Shallow

SPOILER: All The Stars

BEST SCORE
BlacKkKlansman
Black Panther

If Beale Street Could Talk
Isle of Dogs
Mary Poppins Returns

PREDICTION: BlackkKlansman

SPOILER: If Beale Street Could Talk

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Cold War
The Favourite
Never Look Away
Roma
A Star Is Born

PREDICTION: Roma

SPOILER: Cold War

BEST FILM EDITING
BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
Vice

PREDICTION: Bohemian Rhapsody

SPOILER: Vice

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Avengers: Infinity War
Christopher Robin
First Man
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story

PREDICTION: First Man

SPOILER: Avengers: Infinity War

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Black Panther
The Favourite
First Man
Mary Poppins Returns
Roma

PREDICTION: The Favourite

SPOILER: Black Panther

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Black Panther
The Favourite
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen of Scots

PREDICTION: Black Panther

SPOILER: The Favourite

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIR
Border
Mary Queen of Scots
Vice

PREDICTION: Vice

SPOILER: Mary Queen of Scots

BEST SOUND EDITING
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
A Quiet Place
Roma

PREDICTION: First Man

SPOILER: A Quiet Place

BEST SOUND MIXING
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
Roma
A Star Is Born

PREDICTION: Bohemian Rhapsody

SPOILER: A Star Is Born

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Capernaum (Lebanon)
Cold War (Poland)
Never Look Away (Germany)
Roma (Mexico)
Shoplifters (Japan)

PREDICTION: Roma

SPOILER: Cold War

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Mirai
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

PREDICTION: Spider-Man

SPOILER: Incredibles 2

BEST DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
Free Solo

Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Minding the Gap
Of Fathers and Sons
RBG

PREDICTION: Free Solo

SPOILER: RBG

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Animal Behaviour
Bao
Late Afternoon
One Small Step
Weekends

PREDICTION: Bao

SPOILER: Weekends

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
Detainment
Fauve
Marguerite
Mother
Skin

PREDICTION: Skin

SPOILER: Marguerite

BEST DOCUMENTARY (SHORT)
Black Sheep
End Game
Lifeboat
A Night at the Garden
Period. End of Sentence.

PREDICTION: Period. End of Sentence.

SPOILER: A Night at the Garden

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