Oscar Nominations Predictions
It's that time of year again, for the Academy Awards, or as we all like to call them, the Oscars!
The Oscar nominations will be announced the morning of Tuesday, January 24th. The awards will be televised on Sunday, February 26th on ABC.
Here are my predictions for the top 7 categories. These may be subject to change before the nominations are announced.
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea
Hell or High Water
Possibilities: Silence, Deadpool (I know - a surprise here - but it's nominated for a Producers Guild Award), Jackie, Loving, Sully, Captain Fantastic.
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Denis Villenueve, Arrival
Garth Davis, Lion
Possibilities: Martin Scorsese, Silence; Denzel Washington, Fences; Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge; David Mackenzie, Hell or High Water.
Denzel Washington, Fences
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Possibilities: Joel Edgerton, Loving; Tom Hanks, Sully; Michael Keaton, The Founder.
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins
Amy Adams, Arrival
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Possibilities: Annette Bening, 20th Century Women; Ruth Negga, Loving; Taraji P. Henson, Hidden Figures.
Best Supporting Actor:
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Dev Patel, Lion
Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
Possibilities: Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals; Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals; Simon Helberg, Florence Foster Jenkins; Kevin Costner, Hidden Figures.
Best Supporting Actress:
Viola Davis, Fences
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Possibilities: Janelle Monae, Hidden Figures; Greta Gerwig, 20th Century Women, Felicity Jones, A Monster Calls.
Best Animated Feature:
The Red Turtle
Kubo and the Two Strings
Possibilities: Sing, Trolls, The Secret Life of Pets, My Life as a Zucchini.