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2020 Oscar Nomination Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (May)

Tom Hanks in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Sony/Columbia) Photo: Lacey Terrell Still up in the air as to whether Tom Hanks or Matthew Rhys is the lead (or co-leads) of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood but since the film is based on the Esquire piece by Tom Junod (whom Rhys plays) I’m going to go with Hanks …

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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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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR

Green Book (Universal) Arguably one of the most locked categories of the night is Supporting Actor. Unlike last year, this is the only acting category where the frontrunner has won all major precursors before Oscar night – the Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice, SAG and BAFTA. That is, of course, Mahershala Ali in Green Book. Ali is set to win his …

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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 ACTOR (November)

Adam Driver in BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features) The top 4 of Mahershala Ali (Green Book), Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), Timothée Chalamet (Beautiful Boy) and Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born) stay locked in place from last month but previous top 5 contender Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman) makes a big move back into the fold.  Driver was a staple …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (October)

Mahershala Ali in Green Book (Universal) Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali not only holds onto his #1 spot, he’s starting to look like a lock. Along with the Toronto International Film Festival’s People’s Choice Award win last month, Green Book just won another Audience Award, from the Mill Valley Film Festival, this week. He is looking very good for a …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (August)

Big moves and debuts for August but Timothée Chalamet remains at #1 With the announcement of the lineups of the Venice and Toronto film festivals, we start to push outside of the Oscar prediction guessing game and into more solid, definable territory. Plus, the information we have about those two fests give us clues as to what will show up …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (June) – Sam Elliott, Adam Driver up; J.K. Simmons, Mahershala Ali debut

Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) remains atop the Supporting Actor chart for another month with the drug addiction family drama Beautiful Boy and again with newly minted Supporting Actor Oscar winner Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) on his heels at #2 with Dick Cheney biopic Backseat starring as then-president George W. Bush. After that …

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