Oscar 2020 Predictions

It’s that time of year! It’s every cinephiles Christmas!! Usually a Christmas where people don’t get what they we’re hoping for. These are our predictions for who will take home the tiny gold man this year. We both have said that this has been a super tough year compared to last year. There have been some seriously great films this year so we insist that you watch all the films nominated for best picture. Onto the predictions!

Best Picture:


“Ford v Ferrari”
“The Irishman”
“Jojo Rabbit”
“Joker”
“Little Women”
“Marriage Story”
“1917” – WINNER
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Leading actor:


Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
Adam Driver, “Marriage Story” – WINNER
Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”
Jonathan Pryce, “The Two Popes”

Leading actress:


Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet”
Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story” – WINNER
Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women”
Charlize Theron, “Bombshell”
Renee Zellweger, “Judy”

Supporting actor:


Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” – Lewis Thinks WINNER
Anthony Hopkins, “The Two Popes”
Al Pacino, “The Irishman”
Joe Pesci, “The Irishman”
Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” – Lily Thinks WINNER

Supporting actress:


Kathy Bates, “Richard Jewell”
Laura Dern, “Marriage Story”
Scarlett Johansson, “Jojo Rabbit” – WINNER
Florence Pugh, “Little Women”
Margot Robbie, “Bombshell”

Animated film:


How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” Dean DeBlois
“I Lost My Body,” Jeremy Clapin
“Klaus,” Sergio Pablos – Lily Thinks WINNER
“Missing Link,” Chris Butler
“Toy Story 4,”  Josh Cooley – Lewis Thinks WINNER

Cinematography:


“The Irishman,” Rodrigo Prieto
“Joker,” Lawrence Sher
“The Lighthouse,” Jarin Blaschke
“1917,” Roger Deakins – WINNER
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Robert Richardson

Costume design:


”The Irishman,” Sandy Powell, Christopher Peterson
“Jojo Rabbit,” Mayes C. Rubeo – WINNER
“Joker,” Mark Bridges
“Little Women,” Jacqueline Durran
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Arianne Phillips

Directing:


Martin Scorsese, “The Irishman”
Todd Phillips, “Joker”
Sam Mendes, “1917” – WINNER
Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite”

Feature length documentary:


“American Factory,” Julia Rieichert, Steven Bognar
“The Cave,” Feras Fayyad
“The Edge of Democracy,” Petra Costa
“For Sama,” Waad Al-Kateab, Edward Watts
“Honeyland,” Tamara Kotevska, Ljubo Stefanov – WINNER

Short documentary:


“In the Absence,” Yi Seung-Jun and Gary Byung-Seok Kam
“Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone,” Carol Dysinger – WINNER
“Life Overtakes Me,” Kristine Samuelson and John Haptas
“St. Louis Superman,” Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan
“Walk Run Cha-Cha,” Laura Nix

Film editing:


“Ford v Ferrari,” Michael McCusker, Andrew Buckland – WINNER
“The Irishman,” Thelma Schoonmaker
“Jojo Rabbit,” Tom Eagles
“Joker,” Jeff Groth
“Parasite,” Jinmo Yang

International film:


“Corpus Christi,” Jan Komasa
“Honeyland,” Tamara Kotevska, Ljubo Stefanov
“Les Miserables,” Ladj Ly
“Pain and Glory,” Pedro Almodovar
“Parasite,” Bong Joon Ho – WINNER

Hair and makeup:


“Bombshell” – Lily Thinks WINNER
“Joker”
“Judy”
“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”
“1917” Lewis Thinks WINNER

Original score:


“Joker,” Hildur Guðnadóttir – WINNER
“Little Women,” Alexandre Desplat
“Marriage Story,” Randy Newman
“1917,” Thomas Newman
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” John Williams

Original song:


“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” “Toy Story 4”
“I’m Gonna Love Me Again,” “Rocketman”
“I’m Standing With You,” “Breakthrough”
“Into the Unknown,” “Frozen 2” – WINNER
“Stand Up,” “Harriet”

Production design:


“The Irishman,” Bob Shaw and Regina Graves
“Jojo Rabbit,” Ra Vincent and Nora Sopkova
“1917,” Dennis Gassner and Lee Sandales – WINNER
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh
“Parasite,” Lee Ha-Jun and Cho Won Woo, Han Ga Ram, and Cho Hee

Animated short film:


“Dcera,” Daria Kashcheeva
“Hair Love,” Matthew A. Cherry – WINNER
“Kitbull,” Rosana Sullivan
“Memorable,” Bruno Collet
“Sister,” Siqi Song

Live action short film:


“Brotherhood,” Meryam Joobeur
“Nefta Football Club,” Yves Piat
“The Neighbors’ Window,” Marshall Curry – WINNER
“Saria,” Bryan Buckley
“A Sister,” Delphine Girard

Sound editing:


“Ford v Ferrari,” Don Sylvester – WINNER
“Joker,” Alan Robert Murray
“1917,” Oliver Tarney, Rachel Tate
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Wylie Stateman
“Star Wars: The Rise of SkyWalker,” Matthew Wood, David Acord

Sound mixing:


“Ad Astra”
“Ford v Ferrari”
“Joker”
“1917” – WINNER
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Visual effects:


“Avengers Endgame” – WINNER
“The Irishman”
“1917”
“The Lion King”
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

Adapted screenplay:


“The Irishman,” Steven Zaillian
“Jojo Rabbit,” Taika Waititi – WINNER
“Joker,” Todd Phillips, Scott Silver
“Little Women,” Greta Gerwig
“The Two Popes,” Anthony McCarten

Original screenplay:


“Knives Out,” Rian Johnson
“Marriage Story,” Noah Baumbach – WINNER
“1917,” Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” Quentin Tarantino
“Parasite,” Bong Joon-ho, Jin Won Han

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