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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (December)

Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) If it hadn’t been for that weird Golden Globe snub of Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born) this category would be pretty wrapped up in terms of nomination predictions. Still, I think it’s probably the most locked acting category at this point with not a lot of real outliers with a chance …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (December)

Amy Adams (Vice)Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) When the Screen Actors Guild announced their nominations last week, there was a shockwave sent out with them. In Female Actor in a Supporting Role the nominees were Amy Adams (Vice), Emily Blunt (A Quiet Place), Margot Robbie (Mary Queen of Scots), Emma Stone (The Favourite) and Rachel …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: FILM EDITING and CINEMATOGRAPHY (December)

Vice and Widows make moves into the top 5 for Film Editing after their BFCA noms but the top 10 in Cinematography doesn’t budge an inch.  Guild nominations in both of these categories next month could change that.  Here are my 2019 Oscar predictions in Film Editing for December 19, 2018. Green – moves up; Red – moves down; Blue – chart debut/re-entry 1. ROMA (BFCA)2. A …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: PRODUCTION DESIGN and COSTUME DESIGN (December)

Nothing is going to unseat The Favourite from likely double wins in these two categories (that have often gone hand in hand). Lots of green this month though after BFCA noms, we’ll see what the guilds in these fields bring us next month.  Bohemian Rhapsody makes big moves in both on the strength of its Golden Globe and SAG nominations. …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: SOUND MIXING and SOUND EDITING (December)

No changes at the top for either Sound Editing or Sound Mixing. Ready Player One moves up on both charts (closer to where it should belong, it’s Gary Rydstrom, for pete’s sake). Here are my 2019 Oscar predictions in Sound Editing for December 19, 2018. Green – moves up; Red – moves down; Blue – chart debut/re-entry 1. First Man2. ROMA3. Black Panther4. Ready Player …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: ORIGINAL SCORE and ORIGINAL SONG (December)

Black Panther With the reveal of the shortlists in Original Score and Original Song yesterday (the first in these categories since 1979), did predicting get easier or more difficult? In Original Score, there were two big surprise omissions – Michael Giacchino’s Incredibles 2 and Hans Zimmer’s Widows. Both Oscar-winning composers were expected to show up on the 15-film shortlist. Instead, …

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2019 Oscars: The Foreign Language Film Shortlist Predictions

The 9-film shortlist for the Foreign Language Film Oscar will be revealed on December 17th It’s that time of the year again! After enjoying so many wonderful Foreign Language Oscar contenders in Cannes, Venice, TIFF and Berlin, the Academy’s Foreign Language committee will finally weigh in on Monday December 17 with their shortlist of 9 FLF contenders vying for the …

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