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Visual Effects Oscar Semi-Finals 

"All I know is that if I had worked on A Monster Calls, I'd be pretty pissed that I didn't get in but Sully did." -The Jack

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Oscar Predictions
FOR THE 89th ACADEMY AWARDS ~ BEST OF 2016 / '17 OSCAR CEREMONY

DECEMBER 5TH UPDATES IN PROGRESS

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BEST PICTURE

UPDATED

if five then...
LA LA LAND
MANCHESTER
MOONLIGHT
HELL OR HIGH...
ARRIVAL 

if 6 or more...
LION
FENCES
LOVING
SULLY 
JACKIE 

BEST DIRECTOR 

UPDATED

CHAZELLE
La La Land
JENKINS
Moonlight
LONERGAN
Manchester
VILLENEUVE
Arrival
WASHINGTON
Fences 

BEST ACTOR

UPDATED

AFFLECK
Manchester
GARFIELD
Hacksaw Ridge
GOSLING
La La Land
HANKS
Sully
WASHINGTON
Fences

BEST ACTRESS

UPDATED

BENING
20th Century
HUPPERT
Elle
NEGGA
Loving
PORTMAN
Jackie
STONE
La La Land

SUPPORTING ACTOR

UPDATED

ALI
Moonlight
BRIDGES
Hell or High Water
FOSTER
Hell or High Water
GRANT
Florence Foster
PATEL
Lion

SUPPORTING ACTRESS 

UPDATED

DAVIS
Fences
GERWIG
20th Century
HARRIS
Moonlight
KIDMAN
Lion
WILLIAMS

Manchester

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

UPDATED

 20th CENTURY
Mills 
HELL OR HIGH WATER
Sheridan
JACKIE
Oppenheim
MANCHESTER
Lonergan
MOONLIGHT
Jenkins

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

UPDATED

ARRIVAL
Heisserer
FENCES
Wilson
LION
Davies
LOVE & FRIENDSHIP
Stillman
SILENCE
Cocks 

CINEMATOGRAPHY  

UPDATED

ARRIVAL
Young
LA LA LAND
Sandgren
LION
Fraser
LIVE BY NIGHT
Richardson
SILENCE
Prieto

COSTUME DESIGN  

UPDATED

FLORENCE
Boyle
JACKIE
Fontaine
LA LA LAND
Zophres
LIVE BY NIGHT
West
RULES DON'T
Wolsky

PRODUCTION DESIGN

UPDATED

ARRIVAL
Vermette
FLORENCE FOSTER
MacDonald
JACKIE
Rabasse
PASSENGERS
Dyas
SILENCE
Ferretti

FILM EDITING

UPDATED

HELL OR HIGH...
Roberts
JACKIE
Sepúlvada
LA LA LAND
Cross
LION
de Francheschi
MOONLIGHT
McMillion & Sanders

VISUAL EFFECTS

UPDATED

ARRIVAL
DOCTOR STRANGE
JUNGLE BOOK
PASSENGERS
ROGUE ONE

MAKEUP & HAIR

UPDATED

 FLORENCE FOSTER
SILENCE
STAR TREK BEYOND

FOREIGN FILM

UPDATED

CHILE
Neruda
DENMARK
Land of Mine
FRANCE
Elle
GERMANY
Toni Erdmann
NETHERLANDS
Toni

ORIGINAL SONG

UPDATED

LA LA LAND
LA LA LAND
MOANA
RULES DONT APPLY
SING STREET

ORIGINAL SCORE

UPDATED

 ARRIVAL
Jóhannsson
BFG
Williams
LA LA LAND
Hurwitz
MOANA
Foa'i, Mancina, Miranda
PASSENGERS
Newman

SOUND MIXING

UPDATED

ARRIVAL
HELL OR HIGH...
JUNGLE BOOK
LA LA LAND
SULLY

SOUND EDITING

UPDATED

ARRIVAL
JUNGLE BOOK
PASSENGERS
SULLY
ROGUE ONE

ANIMATED FILM

UPDATED

KUBO
MOANA
RED TURTLE
SING!
ZOOTOPIA

DOC FEATURE

UPDATED

13th
FIRE AT SEA
NEWTOWN
WEINER
ZERO DAYS 

DOC SHORT

UPDATED

EXTREMIS
JOE'S VIOLIN
MUTE'S HOUSE
WATANI
WHITE HELMETS 

SHORTS, LIVE ACTION

UPDATED

BON VOYAGE
GRAFFITI
NOCTURNE
SILENT NIGHTS
SING 

SHORTS, ANIMATED

UPDATED

BLIND VAYSHA
HAPPY END
HEAD VANISHES
INNER WORKINGS
PIPER 

 

 

sound off on the Oscar race

not yet updated

Current Predicted Nominee Tally. I'm going to say 9 Best Picture nominees
... with Jackie on the outside looking in

11 nominations
LA LA LAND (=)
This is possibly too high an expectation but 8 nominations at bare minimum

9 nominations
ARRIVAL (=)
also probably too generous a prediction but where to cut it? 

6 nominations
HELL OR HIGH WATER (+1)
MOONLIGHT (=) 

5 nominations
FENCES (-1)
JACKIE (-3)
LION (=)
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (+1) 

4 nominations
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (+1)
PASSENGERS (=) 

3 nominations
20TH CENTURY WOMEN (=)
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (=)
THE JUNGLE BOOK (=)
MOANA (=)
SILENCE (=)
SULLY (+1) 

2 nominations
LOVING (=) 
ROGUE ONE (=) 

1 nomination
THE BFG (=)
DOCTOR STRANGE  (=)
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS (=)
HACKSAW RIDGE (+1)
LOVE & FRIENDSHIP (=)
THE RED TURTLE  (=)
RULES DON'T APPLY (=)
SING STREET  (=)
STAR TREK BEYOND  (=)
ZOOTOPIA (=) 

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ALLIED
BIRTH OF A NATION
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
CAPTAIN FANTASTIC
THE FOUNDER
LEGEND OF TARZAN
MISS SLOANE
QUEEN OF KATWE 

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