Mark Dujsik's Random Musings

Picks and Predictions for the 89th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2017 Oscars)

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Best Picture
My prediction: La La Land
My pick: Manchester by the Sea

Best Director
My prediction: Damien Chazelle, La La Land
My pick: Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Best Actor
My prediction: Denzel Washington, Fences
My pick: Denzel Washington, Fences

Best Actress
My prediction: Emma Stone, La La Land
My pick: Natalie Portman, Jackie

Best Supporting Actor
My prediction: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
My pick: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Best Supporting Actress
My prediction: Viola Davis, Fences
My pick: Viola Davis, Fences

Best Original Screenplay
My prediction: Hell or High Water
My pick: Manchester by the Sea

Best Adapted Screenplay
My prediction: Moonlight
My pick: Moonlight

Best Animated Feature
My prediction: Kubo and the Two Strings
My pick: Zootopia

Best Foreign Language Film
My prediction: The Salesman
My pick: N/A

Best Documentary (Feature)
My prediction: The made-for-television series “O.J.: Made in America”
My pick: I Am Not Your Negro

Best Production Design
My prediction: La La Land
My pick: Arrival

Best Cinematography
My prediction: La La Land
My pick: Moonlight

Best Costume Design
My prediction: La La Land
My pick: Jackie

Best Film Editing
My prediction: La La Land
My pick: Moonlight

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
My prediction: A Man Called Ove
My pick: N/A

Best Original Score
My prediction: La La Land
My pick: Jackie

Best Original Song
My prediction: “City of Stars” from La La Land
My pick: “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” from La La Land

Best Documentary (Short)
My prediction: “Joe’s Violin”
My pick: N/A

Best Short Film (Animated)
My prediction: “Piper”
My pick: N/A

Best Short Film (Live Action)
My prediction: “Silent Nights”
My pick: N/A

Best Sound Editing
My prediction: Hacksaw Ridge
My pick: Arrival

Best Sound Mixing
My prediction: Hacksaw Ridge
My pick: Arrival

Best Visual Effects
My prediction: The Jungle Book
My pick: The Jungle Book

The 89th Annual Academy Awards airs Sunday, February 26th on ABC at 7:30 pm CST. I will be live-tweeting the show on Twitter at @markreviews

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