Oscars 2021 Prediction

As per tradition, here are my predictions for the Oscars 2021!

WW: Will Win
DH: Dark Horse

Prediction Results: 17/23 (20/23 with dark horses)

Best International Feature

  • ANOTHER ROUND (Denmark) WW
  • BETTER DAYS (Hong Kong)
  • COLLECTIVE (Romania)
  • QUO VADIS, AIDA? (Bosnia and Herzegovina) DH
  • THE MAN WHO SOLD HIS SKIN (Tunisia)

Best Animated Feature

  • A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON
  • ONWARD
  • OVER THE MOON
  • SOUL WW
  • WOLFWALKERS DH

Best Documentary Feature

  • COLLECTIVE
  • CRIP CAMP
  • MY OCTOPUS TEACHER WW
  • THE MOLE AGENT
  • TIME DH

Best Director

  • Chloe Zhao (NOMADLAND) WW
  • David Fincher (MANK)
  • Emerald Fennell (PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN)
  • Lee Issac Chung (MINARI)
  • Thomas Vinterberg (ANOTHER ROUND) DH

Best Leading Actor

  • Anthony Hopkins (THE FATHER) DH
  • Chadwick Boseman (MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM) WW
  • Gary Oldman (MANK)
  • Riz Ahmed (SOUND OF METAL)
  • Steven Yeun (MINARI)

Best Leading Actress

  • Andra Day (THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY)
  • Carey Mulligan (PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN) DH
  • Frances McDormand (NOMADLAND)
  • Vanessa Kirby (PIECES OF A WOMAN)
  • Viola Davis (MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM) WW

Best Supporting Actor

  • Daniel Kaluuya (JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH) WW
  • LaKeith Stanfield (JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH)
  • Leslie Odom Jr. (ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…)
  • Paul Raci (SOUND OF METAL) DH
  • Sacha Baron Cohen (THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Amanda Seyfried (MANK)
  • Glenn Close (HILLBILLY ELEGY)
  • Maria Bakalova (BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM)
  • Olivia Colman (THE FATHER) DH
  • Youn Yuh-jung (MINARI) WW

Best Original Screenplay

  • JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
  • MINARI
  • PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN WW
  • SOUND OF METAL
  • THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 DH

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM
  • NOMADLAND DH
  • ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…
  • THE FATHER WW
  • THE WHITE TIGER

Best Cinematography

  • JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH (Sean Bobbitt)
  • MANK (Erik Messerschmidt) DH
  • NEWS OF THE WORLD (Dariusz Wolski)
  • NOMADLAND (Joshua James Richards) WW
  • THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 (Phedon Papamichael)

Best Film Editing

  • THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 WW
  • NOMADLAND
  • PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN
  • SOUND OF METAL DH
  • THE FATHER

Best Production Design

  • MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM DH
  • MANK WW
  • NEWS OF THE WORLD
  • TENET
  • THE FATHER

Best Costume Design

  • EMMA. DH
  • MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM WW
  • MANK
  • MULAN
  • PINOCCHIO

Best Makeup & Hairstyling

  • EMMA.
  • HILLBILLY ELEGY
  • MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM WW
  • MANK
  • PINOCCHIO DH

Best Original Score

  • DA 5 BLOODS (Terence Blanchard)
  • MANK (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross) DH
  • MINARI (Emile Mosseri)
  • NEWS OF THE WORLD (James Newton Howard)
  • SOUL (Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross) WW

Best Original Song

  • EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: THE STORY OF FIRE SAGA (‘Husavik’)
  • JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH (‘Fight for You’)
  • ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… (‘Speak Now’) WW
  • THE LIFE AHEAD (‘Io Si (Seen)’) DH
  • THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 (‘Hear My Voice’)

Best Sound

  • GREYHOUND
  • MANK
  • NEWS OF THE WORLD
  • SOUL DH
  • SOUND OF METAL WW

Best Visual Effects

  • LOVE AND MONSTERS
  • MULAN
  • TENET WW
  • THE MIDNIGHT SKY
  • THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN DH

Best Live Action Short

  • FEELING THROUGH
  • THE LETTER ROOM
  • THE PRESENT DH
  • TWO DISTANT STRANGERS WW
  • WHITE EYE

Best Animated Short

  • BURROW
  • GENIUS LOCI
  • IF ANYTHING HAPPENS I LOVE YOU WW
  • OPERA DH
  • YES-PEOPLE

Best Documentary Short

  • A CONCERTO IS A CONVERSATION DH
  • A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA WW
  • COLETTE
  • DO NOT SPLIT
  • HUNGER WARD

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