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Monday, January 23, 2017

Oscar Predictions

The nominations will be announced tomorrow morning. My predictions:

Best Picture
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Manchester By the Sea

Best Director
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Theodore Melfi, Hidden Figures
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester By the Sea
Denis Villeneuve, Arrival

Best Actor
Casey Affleck, Manchester By the Sea
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridges
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington, Fences

Best Actress
Amy Adams, Arrival
Taraji P. Henson, Hidden Figures
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis, Fences
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams, Manchester By the Sea

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Dev Patel, Lion
Trevante Rhodes, Moonlight

Best Original Screenplay
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthimis Filippou, The Lobster
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester By the Sea
Matt Ross, Captain Fantastic
Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water

Best Adapted Screenplay
Luke Davies, Lion
Eric Heisserer, Arrival
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Allison Schroeder & Theodore Melfi, Hidden Figures
August Wilson, Fences

Best Film Editing
Tom Cross, La La Land
John Gilbert, Hacksaw Ridge
Joi McMillon & Nat Sanders, Moonlight
Jake Roberts, Hell or High Water
Joe Walker, Arrival

Best Cinematography
James Laxton, Moonlight
Giles Nuttgens, Hell or High Water
Rodrigo Prieto, Silence
Linus Sandgren, La La Land
Bradford Young, Arrival

Best Production Design
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hail, Caesar!
The Handmaiden
La La Land

Best Costume Design
Colleen Atwood, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Marion Boyce & Margot Wilson, The Dressmaker
Madeline Fontaine, Jackie
Joanna Johnston, Allied
Mary Zophres, Hail, Caesar!

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
The Dressmaker
Florence Foster Jenkins
Star Trek Beyond

Best Visual Effects
Doctor Strange
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
The Jungle Book
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Sound Mixing
Doctor Strange
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Sound Editing
Doctor Strange
Hacksaw Ridge
The Jungle Book
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Original Score
Nicholas Britell, Moonlight
Justin Hurwitz, La La Land
Mica Levi, Jackie
Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka, Lion
Pharrell Williams and Benjamin Wallfisch, Hidden Figures

Best Original Song
"Audition (The Fools Who Dream)," La La Land
"City of Stars," La La Land
"Drive It Like You Stole It," Sing Street
"How Far I'll Go," Moana
"Runnin'," Hidden Figures

Best Foreign Language Film
A Man Called Ove (Sweden)
My Life As a Zucchini (Switzerland)
The Salesman (Iran)
Tanna (Australia)
Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Best Documentary Feature
I Am Not Your Negro
O.J.: Made in America

Best Animated Feature
Finding Dory
Kubo and the Two Strings
The Red Turtle

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