Late June Predictions

It’s been 15 Days, and some and it’s now late June. Later in the summer is when the  front runners establish themselves. Will Darkest Hour, the Winston Churchill biopic hold on to its lead in many of the top categories? We shall see. For now, these are who I see in the mix for this year’s Oscars.

 

Best Picture:

  1. Darkest Hour
  2. Dunkirk
  3. The Papers
  4. Mudbound
  5. Phantom Thread
  6. Detroit
  7. The Greatest Showman
  8. Blade Runner 2049
  9. Call Me By Your Name
  10. Get Out
  11. Wonderstruck
  12. Suburbicon
  13. Last Flag Flying
  14. Battle of the Sexes
  15. The Current War

 

Best Director

  1. Joe Wright – Darkest Hour
  2. Christopher Nolan – Dunkirk
  3. Kathryn Bigelow – Detroit
  4. Paul Thomas Anderson – Phantom Thread
  5. Dee Rees – Mudbound
  6. Steven Spielberg – The Papers
  7. Luca Guadagnino – Call Me By Your Name
  8. Denis Villeneuve – Blade Runner 2049
  9. Richard Linklater – Last Flag Flying
  10. Reginald Hudlin – Marshall

 

Best Actor in a Lead Role:

  1. Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour
  2. Daniel Day Lewis – Phantom Thread
  3. Hugh Jackman – The Greatest Showman
  4. Chadwick Boseman – Marshall
  5. Tom Hanks – The Papers
  6. Benedict Cumberbatch – The Current War
  7. Bryan Cranston – Last Flag Flying
  8. Joaquin Phoenix – You Were Never Really Here
  9. Andrew Garfield – Breathe
  10. Matt Damon – Downsizing

 

Best Actress in a Lead Role

  1. Judi Dench – Victoria and Abdul
  2. Francis McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  3. Meryl Streep – The Papers
  4. Jennifer Lawrence – Mother!
  5. Brie Larson – The Glass Castle
  6. Emma Stone – Battle of the Sexes
  7. Kate Winslet – Wonder Wheel
  8. Rooney Mara – Mary Magdalene
  9. Claire Foy – Breathe
  10. Jessica Chastain – Molly’s Game

 

Best Supporting Actor

  1. Jason Mitchell – Mudbound
  2. Michael Shannon – The Current War
  3. Woody Harrelson – The Glass Castle
  4. Michael Stuhlbarg – Call Me By Your Name
  5. Sterling K Brown – Marshall
  6. Ben Mendelsohn – Darkest Hour
  7. Laurence Fishburne – Last Flag Flying
  8. Steve Carell – Battle of the Sexes
  9. Idris Elba – Molly’s Game
  10. John Boyega – Detroit

 

Best Supporting Actress

  1. Kristin Scott Thomas – Darkest Hour
  2. Michelle Pfeiffer – Mother!
  3. Nicole Kidman – The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  4. Melissa Leo – The Novitiate
  5. Michelle Williams – The Greatest Showman
  6. Naomi Watts – The Glass Castle
  7. Julianne Moore – Suburbicon
  8. Mary J Blige – Mudbound
  9. Kristen Wiig – Downsizing
  10. Kirsten Dunst – The Beguiled

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

  1. Call Me By Your Name
  2. Mudbound
  3. Wonderstruck
  4. Molly’s Game
  5. Victoria and Abdul
  6. The Glass Castle
  7. The Beguiled
  8. Last Flag Flying
  9. Lean on Pete
  10. The Death of Stalin

 

Best Original Screenplay

  1. Darkest Hour
  2. Detroit
  3. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  4. Phantom Thread
  5. The Papers
  6. Downsizing
  7. Get Out
  8. The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  9. Suburbicon
  10. Dunkirk

 

Best Animated Feature Film

  1. Coco
  2. The Breadwinner
  3. Despicable Me 3
  4. Cars 3
  5. The LEGO Batman Movie
  6. Ferdinand
  7. Loving Vincent
  8. The Boss Baby
  9. Animal Crackers
  10. The Star

 

Best Foreign Language Film

  1. 120 Beats Per Minute – France
  2. The Square – Sweden
  3. A Fantastic Woman – Chile
  4. Loveless – Russia
  5. The Day After – South Korea
  6. I Am Not Madame Bovary – China
  7. Wild Mouse – Austria
  8. Ana, Mon Amor – Romania
  9. On Body and Soul – Hungary
  10. Zama – Spain

 

Best Cinematography

  1. Blade Runner 2049
  2. Dunkirk
  3. Darkest Hour
  4. Detroit
  5. Wonderstruck
  6. The Greatest Showman
  7. Mudbound
  8. Mother!
  9. Call Me By Your Name
  10. The Current War

 

Best Costume Design

  1. Phantom Thread
  2. Darkest Hour
  3. The Greatest Showman
  4. Victoria and Abdul
  5. The Current War
  6. Wonderstruck
  7. The Beguiled
  8. Murder on the Orient Express
  9. Beauty and the Beast
  10. Mudbound

 

Best Film Editing

  1. Darkest Hour
  2. Detroit
  3. Blade Runner 2049
  4. Dunkirk
  5. Phantom Thread
  6. The Papers
  7. Wonderstruck
  8. Get Out
  9. Downsizing
  10. Call Me By Your Name

 

Best Makeup and Hair

  1. Darkest Hour
  2. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vo. 2
  3. The Greatest Showman
  4. Logan
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  6. Murder on the Orient Express

 

Best Production Design

  1. Darkest Hour
  2. Blade Runner 2049
  3. The Current War
  4. The Greatest Showman
  5. Wonderstruck
  6. Dunkirk
  7. Beauty and the Beast
  8. Phantom Thread
  9. The Shape of Water
  10. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

 

Best Sound Editing

  1. Blade Runner 2049
  2. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  3. Dunkirk
  4. Detroit
  5. The Greatest Showman
  6. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  7. Alien Covenant
  8. Darkest Hour
  9. The Shape of Water
  10. The Current War

Best Sound Mixing

  1. The Greatest Showman
  2. Blade Runner 2049
  3. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  4. Dunkirk
  5. Detroit
  6. Darkest Hour
  7. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  8. The Shape of Water
  9. Beauty and the Beast
  10. Murder on the Orient Express

 

Best Visual Effects

  1. War for the Planet of the Apes
  2. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  3. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  4. Blade Runner 2049
  5. Transformers: The Last Knight
  6. Spiderman: Homecoming
  7. Dunkirk
  8. Kong: Skull Island
  9. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  10. Wonder Woman

 

Best Original Score

  1. Darkest Hour
  2. Dunkirk
  3. The Shape of Water
  4. Wonderstruck
  5. Star Wars: THe Last Jedi
  6. Blade Runner 2049
  7. Murder on the Orient Express
  8. Phantom Thread
  9. The Greatest Showman
  10. The Papers

 

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