Oscar Winners 2018

After the biggest night in film, we finally have the winners for this year’s Academy Awards. For most of the “main” awards my predictions correlated, however, my later predictions took a slightly different turn. The awards in bold were the ones I predicted correctly and therefore the ones I didn’t are in normal font. Here are your winners:

Best Picture: Winner- The Shape of Water                                                                                                                          My prediction- Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Directing: Winner- Guillermo del Toro                                                                                                                           My prediction- Guillermo del Toro

Actor in a Leading Role: Winner- Gary Oldman                                                                                                       My prediction- Gary Oldman

Actress in a Leading Role: Winner- Frances McDormand                                                                                             My prediction- Frances McDormand

Actor in a Supporting Role: Winner- Sam Rockwell                                                                                                         My prediction- Sam Rockwell

Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner- Allison Janney                                                                               My prediction- Allison Janney

Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Winner- James Ivory (Call Me by Your Name)                                                                                                         My prediction- James Ivory (Call Me by Your Name)

Writing (Original Screenplay): Winner- Jordan Peele (Get Out)                                                                           My prediction- Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri)

Animated Feature Film: Winner- Coco                                                                                                                           My prediction- Coco

Cinematography: Winner- Roger A. Deakins (Blade Runner 2049)                                             My prediction- Roger A. Deakins (Blade Runner 2049)

Costume Design: Winner- Mark Bridges (Phantom Thread)                                                       My prediction- Mark Bridges (Phantom Thread)

Documentary (Feature): Winner- Icarus                                                                                                                         My prediction- Strong Island

Documentary (Short Subject): Winner- Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405                                                                                                                     My prediction- Edith+Eddie

Film Editing: Winner- Lee Smith (Dunkirk)

My prediction- Paul Machliss and Jonathon Amos (Baby Driver)

Foreign Language Film: Winner- A Fantastic Woman                                                                                                     My prediction- On Body and Soul

Makeup and Hairstyling: Winner-Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick (Darkest Hour)                                                                     My prediction- Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick (Darkest Hour)

Music (Original Score): Winner-Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water)

My prediction- Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water)

Music (Original Song): Winner- “Remember Me” by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Coco)                                                                                                                         My prediction- “This is Me” by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (The Greatest Showman)

Production Design: Winner- Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau and Jeffrey A. Melvin (The Shape of Water)                                                                                                     My prediction- Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau and Jeffrey A. Melvin (The Shape of Water)

Short Film (Animated): Winner- Dear Basketball                                                                                                       My prediction- Dear Basketball

Short Film (Live Action): Winner- The Silent Child                                                                                                         My prediction- DeKalb Elementary

Sound Editing: Winner- Richard King and Alex Gibson (Dunkirk)                                                                           My prediction- Juilan Slater (Baby Driver)

Sound Mixing: Winner- Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo and Mark Weingarten (Dunkirk)                                                                                             My prediction- Julian Slater, Tim Cavagin and Mary H. Ellis (Baby Driver)

Visual Effects: Winner- John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert and Richard R. Hoover (Blade Runner 2049)                                                                                             My prediction- John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert and Richard R. Hoover (Blade Runner 2049)

Well done to all the worthy winners.

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Jude 🙂

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