The 91st Academy Awards are here, and with that means making meaningless predictions that will likely be considered laughable in hours. We like to think we watch a lot of movies here at Qrewcial, and combined have seen almost every movie up for an Oscar.
If you want to follow along/print out a sheet, download the official printable ballot here. The Academy Awards will air tonight, Sunday, 8 pm EST on ABC. And with that said, below are our predictions for each category.
Nominees: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star is Born, Vice.
Actor in a Leading Role:
- Christian Bale, Vice
- Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
- Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
- Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
- Viggo Mortensen, Green Book
Prediction: Rami Malek
Actor in a Supporting Role:
- Mahershala Ali, Green Book
- Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman
- Sam Elliott, A Star is Born
- Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
- Sam Rockwell, Vice
Prediction: Mahershala Ali
Actress in a Leading Role:
- Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
- Glenn Close, The Wife
- Olivia Coleman, The Favourite
- Lady Gaga, A Star is Born
- Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Pick: Glenn Close
Actress in a Supporting Role:
- Amy Adams, Vice (I still love you Amy, but not this year.)
- Marina de Tavira, Roma
- Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
- Emma Stone, The Favourite
- Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
Prediction: Rachel Weisz
- Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
- Paweł Pawlikowski, Cold War
- Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
- Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
- Adam McKay, Vice
Prediction: Alfonso Cuarón
Now… Rapid fire picks! The full list of nominations can be found here
Best Cinematography: Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
Animated Feature Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Original Screenplay: The Favourite
Adapted Screenplay: BlacKkKlansman
Original Score: If Beale Street Could Talk
Original Song: “Shallow,” A Star is Born
Sound Editing: A Quiet Place
Sound Mixing: First Man
Visual Effects: Avengers: Infinity War
Film Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody (cringe)
Documentary Feature: Free Solo
Documentary Short: Period. End of Sentence.
Foreign Language Film: Roma. Could see Cold War winning if Roma wins Best Picture, but feel the more likely pick is Roma.
Animated Short: Bao, Pixar
Live Action Short: Skin
Costume Design: The Favourite
Production Design: Black Panther
Makeup and Hairstyling: Vice