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89th Oscars. Oscar Contenders of 2016 - For prediction, discussion, entertainment purposes only

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APRIL FOOLISH PREDICTIONS

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Tier 1 - Predicted 5
The Founder
Robert D Siegel
Manchester by the Sea
Kenneth Lonergan
The Birth of a Nation
Nate Parker
20th Century Women
Mike Mills
A United Kingdom
Guy Hibbert
 
Tier 2 - Also Could Be Strong
Passengers
Jon Spaihts
La La Land
Damien Chazelle
Captain Fantastic
Matt Ross
Allied
Steven Knight
Beat-Up Little Seagull
Darci Picoult

 

Tier 3 - Other Titles

Loving (Jeff Nichols) if it goes original, Collateral Beauty (Allan Loeb), The Witch (Robert Eggers), Zootopia (Jared Bush & Phil Johnston), Morris From America (Chad Hartigan), Moana (Ron Clements, John Musker & Taika Waititi) The Book of Henry (Gregg Hurwitz), Free Fire (Ben Wheatley), Wild Oats (Gary Kanew & Claudia Myers), The Last Face (Erin Digman), The Accountant (Bill Dubuque)

 

Tier Extra - The Conscientous Voter
The following films, of interest in cinematography though these are not endorsements, have already been released. The conscientous voter will "Consider" early and throughout the year.

Hail, Caesar!
Ethan & Joel Coen
Demolition
Bryan Sipe
Everybody Wants Some !!
Richard Linklater
The Witch
Robert Eggers (never nom'ed)
Zootopia
Jared Bush & Phil Johnston
 

 

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Tier 1 - Predicted 5
Fences
Tony Kushner adapting the play by August Wilson
Story of Your Life from the short story by Ted Chiang Silence
Jay Cocks adapting the novel by Shûsaku Endô
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Jean-Christopher Castelli adapting the novel by Ben Fountain
The Girl on the Train
Erin Cressida Wilson adapting the novel by Paula Hawkins
 

 

Tier 2 - Also Could Be Strong

Sully
Todd Komarnicki adapting the autobiography
Lion
Luke Davies adapting the novel by Saroo Brierley
The Zookeeper's Wife
Angela Workman adapting the book by Diane Ackerman
The BFG
Melissa Matheson adapting the novel by Roald Dahl
The Light Between Oceans
Derek Cianfrance adapting the novel by ML Stedman

 

Tier 3 - Other Titles

Loving (Jeff Nichols) if it goes adapted "inspired by" The Loving Story, How to Talk to Girls at Parties (John Cameron Mitchell & Philippa Goslett) from the short story by Neil Gaiman, Wilson (Daniel Clowes) from his graphic novel), Snowden (Kieran Fitzgerald and Oliver Stone) from the book by Luke Harding and Anatoly Kucherena, Queen of Katwe (William Wheeler) from the book by Tim Crothers, The Lost City of Z (James Gray) from the book by David Grann, Assassin's Creed (Collage, Cooper, Lesslie) based on the video game

 

Tier Extra - The Conscientous Voter
The following films, of interest in cinematography though these are not endorsements, have already been released. The conscientous voter will "Consider" early and throughout the year.

Deadpool
Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick based on the comic book character
The Family Fang
David Lindsay Abaire adapting the novel by Kevin Wilson
Hello My Name is Doris
Laura Terruso & Michael Showalter adapting from Terruso's short "Doris and the Intern"
High-Rise
Amy Jump adapting the novel by J.G. Ballard
Krisha
Trey Edward Shults from his short film of the same name