Mike’s Fearless 2018 Oscar Picks

 

The Academy Awards are on this Sunday, March 4th. I am picking who I think will win and then my personal picks of who should win.  The ones I missed are in red.

 

Best Picture:

Will WinThe Shape of Water

Should Win: Get Out

Directing:

Will Win: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

Should Win: Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Actor in a Leading Role:

Will Win: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Should Win: Timothee Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name

Actress in a Leading Role:

Will Win: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Should Win: Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water

Actor in a Supporting Role:

Will Win: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Should Win: Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project

Actress in a Supporting Role:

Will Win: Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Should Win: Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

Animated Feature Film:

Will WinCoco

Should Win: Coco

Cinematography:

Will Win:  Roger A. Deakins, Blade Runner 2049

Should Win:  Dan Laustsen, The Shape of Water

Adapted Screenplay:

Will Win:  James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name

Should Win: James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name

Original Screenplay:

Will Win: Jordan Peele, Get Out

Should Win: Jordan Peele, Get Out

Costume Design:

Will Win:  Mark Bridges, Phantom Thread

Should Win: Mark Bridges, Phantom Thread

Documentary (Feature):

Will WinAgnes Varda, JR and Rosalie Varda, Faces Places    (Icarus won)

Should Win: Bryan Fogel and Dan Cogan, Icarus

Documentary (Short Subject):

Will Win: Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon, Heroin(e)    (Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 won)

Should Win: Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, Traffic Stop

Animated (Short Subject):

Will Win: Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata,  Negative Space     (Dear Basketball won)

Should Win:  Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata,  Negative Space

Live Action (Short Subject):

Will Win: Reed Van Dyk, DeKalb Elementary    (The Silent Child won)

Should Win: Reed Van Dyk, DeKalb Elementary

Film Editing:

Will Win:  Lee Smith, Dunkirk

Should Win:  Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos, Baby Driver

Foreign Language Film:

Will Win: A Fantastic Woman

Should Win: A Fantastic Woman

Makeup and Hairstyling:

Will Win:  Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick, Darkest Hour

Should Win: Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick, Darkest Hour

Original Song:

Will Win: Remember Me, Coco

Should Win: Remember Me, Coco

Original Score:

Will Win:  Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water

Should Win: Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water

Production Design:

Will Win:  Paul Denham Austerberry (Production Design); Shane Vieau and Jeffrey A. Melvin (Set Decoration), The Shape of Water

Should Win: Paul Denham Austerberry (Production Design); Shane Vieau and Jeffrey A. Melvin (Set Decoration), The Shape of Water

Sound Editing:

Will Win: Richard King and Alex Gibson, Dunkirk

Should Win: Julian Slater, Baby Driver

Sound Mixing:

Will Win: Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo and Mark Weingarten, Dunkirk

Should Win: Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo and Mark Weingarten, Dunkirk

Visual Effects:

Will WinJoe Letteri, Daniel Barrett, Dan Lemmon and Joel Whist, War for the Planet of the Apes     (Blade Runner: 2049 won)

Should Win: Joe Letteri, Daniel Barrett, Dan Lemmon and Joel Whist, War for the Planet of the Apes

 

 

 

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