My Academy Awards Predictions

Tonight is Oscar night and in-between political rants and protests, a few awards might also be handed out.

Here is the full list of Academy Award nominees. My predictions are bolded in blue. Winners will be flagged with a red WINNER!

I’ll be updating live during the broadcast — be sure to refresh the page for the latest info.

MY FINAL SCORE: 10/24 (42%)

Best Picture
“Arrival”
”Fences”
”Hacksaw Ridge”
”Hell or High Water”
”Hidden Figures”
”La La Land”
”Lion”
”Manchester by the Sea”
WINNER! ”Moonlight”

Best Director
Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”
Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”
WINNER! Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”

Best Actress
WINNER! Emma Stone, “La La Land”
Natalie Portman, “Jackie”
Ruth Negga, “Loving”
Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”

Best Actor
WINNER! Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”
Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”
Denzel Washington, “Fences”

Best Supporting Actress
WINNER! Viola Davis, “Fences”
Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
Nicole Kidman, “Lion”
Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”

Best Supporting Actor
WINNER! Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
Jeff Bridges,”Hell or High Water”
Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”
Dev Patel, “Lion”
Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“Arrival”
”Fences”
”Hidden Figures”
”Lion”
WINNER! ”Moonlight”

Best Original Screenplay
“Hell or High Water”
”La La Land”
”The Lobster”
WINNER! ”Manchester by the Sea”
”20th Century Women”

Best Foreign Language Film
“Land of Mine,” Martin Zandvliet, Denmark
”A Man Called Ove,” Hannes Holm,  Sweden
WINNER! ”The Salesman,”  Asghar Farhadi, Iran
”Tanna,” Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, Australia,
”Toni Erdmann,” Maren Ade, Germany

Best Documentary Feature
“Fire at Sea”
“I Am Not Your Negro”
“Life, Animated”
”13th”
WINNER! “O.J.: Made in America”

Best Animated Feature
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
”Moana”
”My Life as a Zucchini”
”The Red Turtle”
WINNER! ”Zootopia”

Best Film Editing
“Arrival”
WINNER! ”Hacksaw Ridge”
”Hell or High Water”
”La La Land”
”Moonlight”

Best Original Song
“Audition (The Fools Who Dream),” “La La Land”
“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” “Trolls”
WINNER! “City of Stars,” “La La Land”
“The Empty Chair,” “Jim: The James Foley Story”
“How Far I’ll Go,” “Moana”

Best Original Score
“Jackie”
WINNER! ”La La Land”
”Lion”
”Moonlight”
”Passengers”

Best Cinematography
“Arrival,” Bradford Young
WINNER! ”La La Land,” Linus Sandgren
”Silence,” Rodrigo Prieto
”Lion,” Grieg Fraser
”Moonlight,” James Laxton

Best Costume Design
“Allied”
WINNER! ”Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
”Florence Foster Jenkins”
”Jackie”
”La La Land”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
“A Man Called Ove”
”Star Trek Beyond”
WINNER! ”Suicide Squad”

Best Production Design
“Arrival”
”Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
”Hail, Caesar!”
WINNER! ”La La Land”
”Passengers”

Best Sound Editing
WINNER! “Arrival”
”Deepwater Horizon”
”Hacksaw Ridge”
”La La Land”
”Sully”

Best Sound Mixing
“Arrival”
WINNER! ”Hacksaw Ridge”
”La La Land”
”Rogue One”
”13  Hours”

Best Visual Effects
“Rogue One”
WINNER! ”The Jungle Book”
”Doctor Strange”
”Deepwater Horizon”
”Kubo and the Two Strings”

Best Short Film, Live Action
“Ennemis Intérieurs”
”La Femme et le TGV”
”Silent Nights”
WINNER! ”Sing”
”Timecode”

Best Short Film, Animated
“Blind Vaysha”
”Borrowed Time”
”Pear Cider and Cigarettes”
”Pearl”
WINNER! ”Piper”

Best Documentary, Short Subject
“Extremis”
”4.1 Miles”
”Joe’s Violin”
”Watani: My Homeland”
WINNER! ”The White Helmets”

 

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