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for the 91st Academy Awards
2018 FILM YEAR
/ 2019 OSCAR CEREMONY

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CURRENT DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THIS RACE

November 7th-10th 
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ALL OSCAR RACE ARTICLES

 

BEST PICTURE

Black Klansman
• 
Black Panther

The Favourite

First Man

Green Book

If Beale Street

Roma

A Star is Born

BEST DIRECTOR 

Damien Chazelle
First Man

Bradley Cooper
A Star is Born

Alfonso Cuarón
Roma

Spike Lee
Black Klansman

Yorgos Lanthimos
The Favourite

BEST ACTOR

Christian Bale
Vice

Bradley Cooper
A Star is Born

Clint Eastwood
The Mule

Ethan Hawke
First Reformed

Viggo Mortensen
Green Book

BEST ACTRESS

Glenn Close
The Wife

Olivia Colman
The Favourite

Viola Davis
Widows

Lady Gaga
A Star is Born

Melissa McCarthy
Can You Ever Forgive Me

SUPPORTING ACTOR

Mahershala Ali
Green Book

Timothée Chalamet
Beautiful Boy

Sam Elliott
A Star is Born

Richard E Grant
Can You Ever...

Sam Rockwell
Vice

SUPPORTING ACTRESS 

Amy Adams
Vice

Elizabeth Debicki
Widows
• 
Claire Foy
First Man

Regina King
If Beale Street...

Emma Stone
The Favourite

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Eighth Grade

The Favourite

Green Book

Roma

Vice

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY


Black Klansman

Can You Ever...

First Man

If Beale Street

Widows  

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Cold War
Zal

A Star is Born
Libatique

First Man

Sandgren

If Beale Street...
Laxton

Roma
Cuarón

COSTUME DESIGN   

 Black Panther
Carter

Fantastic Beasts
Atwood

The Favourite
Powell

If Beale St
Eselin

Mary Poppins Returns
Powell

PRODUCTION DESIGN

 Fantastic Beasts 2
Craig

First Man
Crowley

The Favourite
Crombie

Mary Poppins Returns

Myhre

Roma
Caballero

FILM EDITING

Black Klansman
Brown

First Man
Cross

A Star is Born
Cassidy

Roma
Cuaron & Gough

Widows
Walker

VISUAL EFFECTS

Annihilation

Avengers infinity War

Black Panther

First Man

Ready Player One

MAKEUP & HAIR

Border

At Eternity's Gate

Vice

FOREIGN FILM

Germany
Never Look Away

Japan
Shoplifters

Lebanon

Capernaum

Mexico
Roma

Poland
Cold War

ORIGINAL SONG

Mary Poppins Returns
"?"

RBG

"I'll Fight"

A Star is Born
"The Shallow"

A Star is Born
"Maybe This Time"

Wrinkle in Time
"Flower of the Universe"

ORIGINAL SCORE

Black Panther
Göranson

 First Man
Hurwitz

If Beale Street Could Talk
Brittel
• 
Isle of Dogs
Desplat

Mary Poppins Returns
Shaiman & Wittman

 

SOUND MIXING

Black Panther

First Man
• 
The Incredibles 2

Roma

A Star is Born

SOUND EDITING

Black Panther

First Man
• 
The Incredibles 2

M:I - Fallout


Widows

ANIMATED FILM

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Ruben Brandt: Collector

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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CURRENT NOMINATION TALLY PREDICTIONS

11 nominations
FIRST MAN (-1)

10 nominations
A STAR IS BORN

8 nominations
ROMA (+1)

7 nominations
THE FAVOURITE (-1)

7 nominations
ROMA

6 nominations
BLACK PANTHER
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK
 (+2)

5 nominations
GREEN BOOK (+1)
VICE (+3 / also most noms without best picture)

4 nominations
BLACKkKLANSMAN (least noms for best picture)
MARY POPPINS RETURNS
WIDOWS 

3 nominations
CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?
THE INCREDIBLES 2

2 nominations
AT ETERNITY'S GATE
COLD WAR
FANTASTIC BEASTS 2
ISLE OF DOGS

1 nomination
AT ETERNITY'S GATE
(-1)
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
CAPERNAUM
EIGHTH GRADE
FIRST REFORMED (-1)
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT
THE MULE
NEVER LOOK AWAY

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET
RBG
READY PLAYER ONE
SHOPLIFTERS
SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDERVERSE
THE WIFE
A WRINKLE IN TIME

 

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