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The Academy Awards are on this Sunday, Feb. 8th. I am picking who I think will win and then my personal picks of who should win and who, if possible, could sneak in.

1917

Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

Best Picture:

Will Win: 1917

Should Win: 1917

Sneak In: Parasite

Director:

Will Win: Sam Mendes, 1917

Should Win: Sam Mendes, 1917

Sneak In: Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

Actor in a Leading Role:

Will Win: Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Should Win: Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Actress in a Leading Role:

Will Win: Renée Zellweger, Judy

Should Win: Renée Zellweger, Judy

Once Upon a Time ...in Hollywood

Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Actor in a Supporting Role:

Will Win: Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood

Should Win: Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time…In Hollywood

Sneak In: Joe Pesci, The Irishman

Actress in a Supporting Role:

Will Win: Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Should Win: Laura Dern, Marriage Story

Sneak In: Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit

Best Adapted Screenplay

Will Win: Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit

Should Win: Greta Gerwig, Little Women

Sneak In: Greta Gerwig, Little Women

Original Screenplay

Will Win: Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won, Parasite

Should Win: Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won, Parasite

Sneak In: Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood

Toy Story 4

Photo courtesy of Disney

Animated Feature Film:

Will Win: Toy Story 4

Should Win: I Lost My Body

Sneak In: Missing Link

Documentary Feature:

Will Win: American Factory

Should Win: Honeyland

International Feature Film (Formally Best Foreign Film):

Will Win: Parasite (South Korea)

Should Win: Parasite (South Korea)

Sneak In: Les Misérables (France)

1917

Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

Cinematography:  

Will WIn: 1917

Should Win: 1917

Film Editing:

Will WIn: Ford v Ferrari

Should Win: Ford v Ferrari

Sneak In: Parasite

Costume Design:

Will Win: Little Women

Should Win: Little Women

Sneak In: Joker

Production Design:

Will Win: Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood

Should Win: 1917

Bombshell

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Makeup and Hairstyling:

Will Win: Bombshell

Should Win: Bombshell

Sneak In: Joker

Film Editing:

Will Win: Ford v Ferrari

Should Win: Parasite

Sneak In: Joker

Production Design:

Will Win: Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood

Should Win: 1917

Sneak In: Parasite

Visual Effects: 

Will Win: 1917

Should Win: 1917

Sneak In: The Lion King

Hair Love

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Short Film Animated:

Will Win: Hair Love

Should Win: Hair Love

Sneak In: Kitbull

Short Film Live Action:

Will Win: The Neighbors’ Window

Should Win: The Neighbors’ Window

Sneak In: Brotherhood

Short Film Documentary

Will Win: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)

Should Win: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)

Sneak In: St. Louis Superman

Sound Editing:

Will Win: 1917

Should Win: 1917

Sound Mixing:

Will Win: 1917

Should Win: 1917

Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman from Paramount Pictures.

Original Song:

Will Win: ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’, Rocketman

Should Win: ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’, Rocketman

Sneak In: ‘Stand Up’, Harriet

Original Score:

Will Win: Joker

Should Win: 1917

Sneak In: 1917

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