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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY (May)

Awkwafina and fam in The Farewell (A24) The screenplay categories are a bit convoluted with some contenders muddied as to whether or not they are truly original or truly adapted. We’ve seen category switches happen before, either by choice or by designation. The Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight initially ran as an Original Screenplay – where it won the WGA …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: ADAPTED SCREENPLAY (May)

(l-r)Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers and Matthew Rhys as Tom Junod in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Photo: Lacey Terrell/Sony Pictures) The screenplay categories are a bit convoluted with some contenders muddied as to whether or not they are truly original or truly adapted. We’ve seen category switches happen before, either by choice or by designation. The Best Picture …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (April)

Like with Supporting Actress, category placement could swing a lot of ways with any number of films and performances that could be in contention this year. Are Christian Bale and Matt Damon co-leads in Ford v Ferrari? Probably, but I’m going to hedge my bets and have them in here, too. The Irishman, from Martin Scorsese and Netflix, is going …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS (April)

At this stage, the only thing more unknown than who will make it in next January is where studios will push their blurred ‘lead or supporting’ contenders. We saw last year how long it took Fox Searchlight to finally decide where to place Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz for The Favourite. It worked out in their favor, so …

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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (April)

With just the films of Sundance under our belt, the bench for seen Best Actress contenders is slim but still noteworthy like Awkwafina in The Farewell, Emma Thompson in Late Night, Alfre Woodard in Clemency, Jessie Buckley in Wild Rose and Naomi Watts in Luce. We have two bonafide contenders in films already out from Oscar winners Julianne Moore in …

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