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Predictions for the 91st Academy Awards

If We Chose the Nominees…

This year’s ‘If We Chose the Nominees’ resulted in an outpouring of support for Barry Jenkins‘s If Beale Street Could Talk, as well as appreciation for Roma and The Favourite. In addition, we honor a few films not nominated for the Academy Awards, including HereditaryBad Times at the El Royale, and Widows. We wrote about a number of these films at the close of 2018 in our Film Favorites From 2018.

Best Picture: If Beale Street Could Talk; Runner-up: Hereditary
Best Director: Barry Jenkins; Runner-up: Drew Goddard
Best Actor: Ethan Hawke; Runner-up: Bradley Cooper
Best Actress: Toni Collette; Runner-up: Yalitza Aparicio

Best Supporting Actor: Nicholas Hoult; Runner-up: Daniel Kaluuya
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King; Runner-up: Cynthia Erivo
Best Original Screenplay: First Reformed; Runner-up: Eighth Grade
Best Adapted Screenplay: If Beale Street Could Talk; Runner-up: Annihilation

Best Animated Feature Film: Isle of Dogs; Runner-up: Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
Best Foreign Language Film: Roma; Runner-up: Burning
Best Documentary- Feature: Won’t You Be My Neighbor; Runner-up: Minding the Gap
Best Documentary- Short Subject: A Night at the Garden; Runner-up: Black Sheep

Best Live Action Short Film: Mother; Runner-up: Skin
Best Animated Short Film: Bao; Runner-up: Animal Behaviour
Best Original Score: If Beale Street Could Talk; Runner-up: First Man
Best Original Song: Shallow; Runner-up: Pray for Me

Best Sound Editing: Roma; Runner-up: The Favourite
Best Sound Mixing: Roma; Runner-up: You Were Never Really Here
Best Production Design: Sorry to Bother You; Runner-up: If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Cinematography: If Beale Street Could Talk; Runner-up: Roma

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: The Favourite; Runner-up: Vice
Best Costume Design: The Favourite; Runner-up: Bad Times at the El Royale
Best Film Editing: You Were Never Really Here; Runner-up: If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Visual Effects: Annihilation; Runner-up: First Man

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