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Academy Award predictions

Scritto da Damiano Crosina 3 March 2018


On the eve of the 90th Academy Awards  it is time to make some predictions. Partly as good wishes, partly to play with the odds, here is the list of the winners I would like to see at the 2018 Oscars.

Performance by an actor in a leading role

  • Gary Oldman in “Darkest Hour”

Performance by an actress in a leading role

  • Frances McDormand in “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

  • Sam Rockwell in ” Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

  • Mary J. Blige in “Mudbound”

Best motion picture of the year

  • “Call Me by Your Name” Peter Spears, Luca Guadagnino, Emilie Georges and Marco Morabito, Producers

Best foreign language film of the year

  • “On Body and Soul” Ungheria

Achievement in directing

  • “Dunkirk” Christopher Nolan

Original screenplay

  • “Get Out” Written by Jordan Peele

Adapted screenplay

  • “Logan” Screenplay by Scott Frank & James Mangold and Michael Green; Story by James Mangold

Best animated feature film of the year

  • “Coco” Lee Unkrich and Darla K. Anderson

Best animated short film

  • “Negative Space” Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata

Best live action short film

  • “DeKalb Elementary” Reed Van Dyk

Best documentary feature

  • “Faces Places” Agnès Varda, JR and Rosalie Varda

Best documentary short subject

  • “Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405” Frank Stiefel

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

  • “Dunkirk” Hans Zimmer

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

  • “Remember Me” from “Coco”
    Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Achievement in cinematography

  • “Blade Runner 2049” Roger A. Deakins

Achievement in costume design

  • “Phantom Thread” Mark Bridges

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling

  • “Wonder” Arjen Tuiten

Achievement in film editing

  • “Baby Driver” Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos

Achievement in production design

  • “Dunkirk” Production Design: Nathan Crowley; Set Decoration: Gary Fettis

Achievement in sound editing

  • “Baby Driver” Julian Slater

Achievement in sound mixing

  • “Blade Runner 2049” Ron Bartlett, Doug Hemphill and Mac Ruth

Achievement in visual effects

  • “Blade Runner 2049” John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert and Richard R. Hoover

These are my predictions / wishes. If they are they right or not, we’ll find out very soon: the Oscars are coming!