The OSCARS 2019: Who WILL Win, and Who SHOULD Win…

Recently the Oscars has suffered a considerable amount of fiascos. Whether that’s the lack of a host, and that whole nonsensical idea of not televising the Best Cinematography & Editing which they later backtracked on

Yet, this changes nothing in our yearly tradition of betting on the winners. So without further ado, shall we…?

 

Best Sound Editing

NOMINEES

Black PantherBenjamin A. Burtt and Steve Boeddeker

First ManAi-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan

RomaSergio Díaz and Skip Lievsay

Bohemian RhapsodyJohn Warhurst and Nina Hartstone

A Quiet PlaceEthan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl

WHO WILL WIN: A Quiet PlaceEthan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl

WHO SHOULD WIN: A Quiet PlaceEthan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl

 

 

Best Sound Mixing

NOMINEES

Black Panther – Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor and Peter Devlin

First Man – Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Ai-Ling Lee and Mary H. Ellis

A Star is Born Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, Jason Ruder and Steve Morrow

Bohemian RhapsodyPaul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali

Roma Skip Lievsay, Craig Henighan and José Antonio García

WHO WILL WIN: Bohemian RhapsodyPaul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali

WHO SHOULD WIN: First Man – Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Ai-Ling Lee and Mary H. Ellis

 

 

Visual Effects

NOMINEES

Avengers: Infinity WarDan DeLeeuw, Kelly Port, Russell Earl and Dan Sudick

First Man Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm

Solo: A Star Wars StoryRob Bredow, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Dominic Tuohy

Christopher RobinChristopher Lawrence, Michael Eames, Theo Jones and Chris Corbould

Ready Player OneRoger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler and David Shirk

WHO WILL WIN: Ready Player OneRoger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler and David Shirk

WHO SHOULD WIN: First Man Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm

 

 

Best Original Score

NOMINEES

Black PantherLudwig Goransson

If Beale Street Could TalkNicholas Britell

Mary Poppins ReturnsMarc Shaiman

BlacKkKlansmanTerence Blanchard

Isle of DogsAlexandre Desplat

WHO WILL WIN: If Beale Street Could TalkNicholas Britell

WHO SHOULD WIN: Black PantherLudwig Goransson

 

 

Best Documentary

NOMINEES

Free Solo – Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Evan Hayes and Shannon Dill

Minding the Gap – Bing Liu and Diane Quon

RBG – Betsy West and Julie Cohen

Hale County, This Morning, This Evening – RaMell Ross, Joslyn Barnes and Su Kim

Of Fathers and Sons – Talal Derki, Ansgar Frerich, Eva Kemme and Tobias N. Siebert

WHO WILL WIN: RBG – Betsy West and Julie Cohen

WHO SHOULD WIN: None! The documentary branch is being run by absolute hacks! Won’t You Be My Neighbour & Three Identical Strangers should’ve been nominated.

 

 

Best Animated Feature

NOMINEES

Incredibles 2 – Brad Bird, John Walker and Nicole Paradis Grindle

Isle of Dogs – Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson

MIRAI – Mamoru Hosoda and Yuichiro Saito

Ralph Breaks the Internet – Rich Moore, Phil Johnston and Clark Spencer

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller

WHO WILL WIN: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller

WHO SHOULD WIN: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller

 

 

Best Cinematography

NOMINEES

Cold War – Łukasz Żal

Never Look Away –  Caleb Deschanel

A Star is Born – Matthew Libatique

The Favourite Robbie Ryan

Roma Alfonso Cuarón

WHO WILL WIN: Roma – Alfonso Cuarón

WHO SHOULD WIN: Roma – Alfonso Cuarón

 

 

Best Editing

NOMINEES

BlacKkKlansmanBarry Alexander Brown

The FavouriteYorgos Mavropsaridis

ViceHank Corwin  

Bohemian RhapsodyJohn Ottman

Green BookPatrick J. Don Vito

WHO WILL WIN: Vice – Hank Corwin  

WHO SHOULD WIN: BlacKkKlansman – Barry Alexander Brown

 

 

Best Supporting Actress

NOMINEES

Amy AdamsVice

Regina KingIf Beale Street Could Talk

Rachel WeiszThe Favourite

Marina de TaviraRoma

Emma StoneThe Favourite

WHO WILL WIN: Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk  

WHO SHOULD WIN: Rachel Weisz – The Favourite

 

 

Best Actress

NOMINEES

Yalitza Aparicio – Roma

Olivia ColmanThe Favourite

Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Glenn Close – The Wife

Lady GagaA Star is Born

WHO WILL WIN: Olivia ColmanThe Favourite 

WHO SHOULD WIN: Olivia Colman – The Favourite

 

 

Best Supporting Actor

NOMINEES

Mahershala AliGreen Book

Sam ElliottA Star is Born

Sam RockwellVice

Adam DriverBlacKkKlansman

Richard E. GrantCan You Ever Forgive Me?

WHO WILL WIN: Mahershala Ali Green Book

WHO SHOULD WIN: Adam DriverBlacKkKlansman

 

 

Best Actor

NOMINEES

Christian BaleVice

Willem DafoeAt Eternity’s Gate

Viggo MortensenGreen Book

Bradley Cooper A Star is Born

Rami MalekBohemian Rhapsody

WHO WILL WIN: Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody

WHO SHOULD WIN: Christian Bale – Vice

 

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

NOMINEES

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Can You Ever Forgive Me? – Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty

A Star is Born – Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters

BlacKkKlansman – Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee

If Beale Street Could Talk – Barry Jenkins

WHO WILL WIN: If Beale Street Could Talk – Barry Jenkins

WHO SHOULD WIN: BlacKkKlansman – Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee

 

Best Screenplay

NOMINEES

The FavouriteDeborah Davis and Tony McNamara

Green BookWritten by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly

ViceAdam McKay

First ReformedPaul Schrader

RomaAlfonso Cuarón

WHO WILL WIN: The Favourite – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara

WHO SHOULD WIN: The FavouriteDeborah Davis and Tony McNamara

 

 

Best Director

NOMINEES

Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman

Yorgos LanthimosThe Favourite

Adam McKayVice

Pawel Pawlikowski – Cold War

Alfonso Cuarón – Roma

WHO WILL WIN: Alfonso Cuarón – Roma

WHO SHOULD WIN:Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman

 

 

Best Picture

NOMINEES

Black PantherKevin Feige

BlacKkKlansmanSean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield, Jordan Peele and Spike Lee

Bohemian RhapsodyGraham King

The FavouriteCeci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday and Yorgos Lanthimos 

A Star is BornBill Gerber, Bradley Cooper and Lynette Howell Taylor

Green BookJim Burke, Charles B. Wessler, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga

Roma Gabriela Rodriguez and Alfonso Cuarón

WHO WILL WIN: Roma – Gabriela Rodriguez and Alfonso Cuarón

WHO SHOULD WIN: The FavouriteCeci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday and Yorgos Lanthimos

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