Oscars 2018 Predictions

Well it’s finally time, folks! The Oscars are a mere three hours away and with it of course comes my annual prediction for tonights winners! As usual, I’ve noted which films should win and which will inevitably win. I’ve also added the films I’ve not seen in each category. Join me on twitter as I live tweet the event at @movie_mad and let me know what your predictions are!

BEST PICTURE

Should Win: Call Me By Your Name OR Get Out

Will Win: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST ACTRESS

Should Win: Sally Hawkins – The Shape of Water

Will Win: Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST ACTOR

Should Win: Daniel Day-Lewis – Phantom Thread

Will Win: Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour

Not Seen

Denzel Washington – Roman J Israel, Esq

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Should Win: Allison Janney – I, Tonya

Will Win: Allison Janney – I, Tonya

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Should Win: Christopher Plummer – All the Money in the World

Will Win: Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Not Seen

Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project

BEST DIRECTOR

Should Win: Get Out – Jordan Peele

Will Win: The Shape of Water – Guillermo Del Toro

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Should Win: Call Me By Your Name – screenplay by James Ivory

Will Win: Call Me By Your Name – screenplay by James Ivory

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Should Win: Get Out – written by Jordan Peele

Will Win: Get Out – written by Jordan Peele

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

Should Win: This Is Me – The Greatest Showman (Benji Pasek & Justin Paul)

Will Win: This Is Me – The Greatest Showman (Benji Pasek & Justin Paul)

Not Seen

Stand Up for Something – Marshall (Common & Diane Warren)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Should Win: The Shape of Water – Alexandre Desplat

Will Win: Dunkirk – Hans Zimmer

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Should Win: Loving Vincent

Will Win: Coco

Not Seen

The Boss Baby

The Breadwinner

Ferdinand

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Should Win: Blade Runner 2049 – Roger Deakins

Will Win: Blade Runner 2049 – Roger Deakins

Not Seen

Blade Runner 2049 – Roger Deakins

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Should Win: Phantom Thread – Mark Bridges

Will Win: Phantom Thread – Mark Bridges

Not Seen

Victoria and Abdul – Consolata Boyle

BEST MAKE-UP AND HAIRSTYLING

Should Win: Darkest Hour – Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski & Lucy Sibbick

Will Win: Darkest Hour – Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski & Lucy Sibbick

Not Seen

Victoria and Abdul – Daniel Phillips & Lou Sheppard

Wonder – Arjen Tuiten

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Should Win: Blade Runner 2049 – production design by Dennis Gassner; set decoration by Alessandra Querzola

Will Win: Blade Runner 2049 – production design by Dennis Gassner; set decoration by Alessandra Querzola

Not Seen

Blade Runner 2049 – production design by Dennis Gassner; set decoration by Alessandra Querzola

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Should Win: War for the Planet of the Apes – Joe Letteri, Daniel Barrett, Dan Lemmon & Joel Whist

Will Win: Blade Runner 2049 – John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert & Richard R Hoover

Not Seen

Blade Runner 2049 – John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert & Richard R Hoover

BEST FILM EDITING

Should Win: Baby Driver – Paul Machliss & Jonathan Amos

Will Win: Dunkirk – Lee Smith

BEST SOUND EDITING

Should Win: Baby Driver – Julian Slater

Will Win: Dunkirk – Richard King and Alex Gibson

Not Seen

Blade Runner 2049 – Mark Mangini and Theo Green

BEST SOUND MIXING

Should Win: Baby Driver – Julian Slater, Tim Cavagin and Mary H Ellis

Will Win: Baby Driver – Julian Slater, Tim Cavagin and Mary H Ellis

Not Seen

Blade Runner 2049 – Ron Bartlett, Doug Hemphill and Mac Ruth

The following categories I couldn’t predict this year due to having seen little to none of the films in each category:

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

BEST ANIMATED SHORT

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

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