Oscars 2019 Prediction

Here are my predictions for Oscars 2019…

My Prediction Score: 15/24 (+ 6 dark horses)

BEST PICTURE
Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book WINNER!
Roma
A Star is Born
Vice

Will Win (WW): Roma
Dark Horse (DH): Green Book


BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FEATURE
Capernaum (Lebanon)
Cold War (Poland)
Never Look Away (Germany)
Roma (Mexico) WINNER!
Shoplifters (Japan)

WW: Roma
DH: Cold War


BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Mirai
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse WINNER!

WW: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
DH: Incredibles 2


BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Free Solo WINNER!
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Minding the Gap
Of Fathers and Sons
RBG

WW: Free Solo
DH: RBG


BEST DIRECTOR
Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Pawel Pawlikowski, Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Alfonso Cuaron, Roma WINNER!
Adam McKay, Vice

WW: Alfonso Cuaron
DH: Spike Lee


BEST LEADING ACTOR
Christian Bale, Vice
Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born
Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate
Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody WINNER!
Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

WW: Rami Malek
DH: Christian Bale


BEST LEADING ACTRESS
Yalitza Aparicio, Roma
Glenn Close, The Wife 
Olivia Colman, The Favourite WINNER!
Lady Gaga, A Star is Born
Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

WW: Glenn Close
DH: Lady Gaga


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali, Green Book WINNER!
Adam Driver, BlackkKlansman
Sam Elliot, A Star is Born
Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell, Vice

WW: Mahershala Ali
DH: Richard E. Grant


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Amy Adams, Vice
Marina De Tavira, Roma
Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk WINNER!
Emma Stone, The Favourite
Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

WW: Regina King
DH: Rachel Weisz


BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
The Favourite
First Reformed
Green Book WINNER!
Roma
Vice

WW: The Favourite
DH: First Reformed


BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
BlacKkKlansman WINNER!
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star is Born

WW: BlacKkKlansman
DH: Can You Ever Forgive Me?


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Cold War
The Favourite
Never Look Away
Roma WINNER!
A Star is Born

WW: Roma
DH: Cold War


BEST FILM EDITING
BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody WINNER!
The Favourite
Green Book
Vice

WW: Vice
DH: Bohemian Rhapsody


BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Black Panther WINNER!
The Favourite
First Man
Mary Poppins Returns
Roma

WW: The Favourite
DH: Black Panther


BEST COSTUME DESIGN
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Black Panther WINNER!
The Favourite
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen of Scots

WW: The Favourite
DH: Black Panther


BEST HAIR & MAKEUP
Border
Mary Queen of Scots
Vice WINNER!

WW: Vice
DH: Mary Queen of Scots


BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Black Panther WINNER!
BlackkKlansman
If Beale Street Could Talk
Isle of Dogs
Mary Poppins Returns

WW: If Beale Street Could Talk
DH: Black Panther


BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“All the Stars”, Black Panther
“I’ll Fight”, RBG
“The Place Where Lost Things Go”, Mary Poppins Returns
“Shallow”, A Star is Born WINNER!
“When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings”, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

WW: “Shallow”
DH: “All the Stars”


BEST SOUND MIXING
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody WINNER!
First Man
Roma
A Star Is Born

WW: Bohemian Rhapsody
DH: First Man


BEST SOUND EDITING
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody WINNER!
First Man
A Quiet Place
Roma

WW: First Man
DH: Bohemian Rhapsody


BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Avengers: Infinity War
Christopher Robin
First Man WINNER!
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story

WW: First Man
DH: Avengers: Infinity War


BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
Detainment
Fauve
Marguerite
Mother
Skin WINNER!

WW: Marguerite
DH: Fauve


BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Animal Behaviour
Bao WINNER!
Late Afternoon
One Small Step
Weekends

WW: Bao
DH: Weekends


BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Black Sheep
End Game
Lifeboat
A Night at the Garden
Period. End of Sentence. WINNER!

WW: Period. End of Sentence.
DH: Black Sheep

Outguess ET 2019 – Oscar Prediction Contest

The 6th Outguess ET Oscar Prediction Contest is back!

I will share my predictions on the weekend of 23-24 Feb. The Oscars ceremony will be shown live on the morning of 25 Feb (SGT).

Instructions:

  1. Open to people residing in Singapore only.
  2. Copy and paste the below categories onto a Word document.
  3. Indicate clearly for each category whom you think will win the Oscar (‘Will Win’) and one dark horse (‘Dark Horse’).
  4. Submit the Word document to eternalitytan@gmail.com with the subject header ‘Outguess ET 2019’ latest by 22 Feb, 11:59pm.

How to win:

  • Predicting correctly ‘Will Win’ earns 3 points
  • Predicting correctly ‘Dark Horse’ earns 1 point.
  • Score more points than me. A tie doesn’t count.
  • If there is more than one winner, the participant who submitted his or her predictions earlier (based on email time-code) will win.

If you win, choose one of the following prizes:

  • Prize A (worth USD20) – 1x Amazon Gift Card
  • Prize B (worth SGD30) – 1x Criterion Collection Blu-ray
  • Prize C (worth SGD25-35) – up to 5x DVDs from my Carousell page

Here are the categories in contention:
Best Picture
Best Foreign Language Feature
Best Animated Feature
Best Documentary Feature
Best Director
Best Leading Actor
Best Leading Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Original Screenplay
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Film Editing
Best Production Design
Best Costume Design
Best Hair & Makeup
Best Original Score
Best Original Song
Best Sound Mixing
Best Sound Editing
Best Visual Effects
Best Live Action Short
Best Animated Short
Best Documentary Short

Have fun and good luck!