2019 Oscars Picks and Predictions

The Oscars are tonight. The races are over and it's prediction time. Our thoughts on the winner for all 24 categories.
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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.

Best Picture

Nominees: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star is Born, Vice.

Prediction: Roma

Roma / Netflix

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

Best Directing:

  • 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

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