Picks and Predictions for the 90th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2018 Oscars)

Best Picture
My prediction: Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri
My pick: Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Director
My prediction: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
My pick: Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk

Best Actor
My prediction: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
My pick: Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name

Best Actress
My prediction: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
My pick: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Supporting Actor
My prediction: Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
My pick: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Supporting Actress
My prediction: Allison Janney, I, Tonya
My pick: Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

Best Original Screenplay
My prediction: Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri
My pick: Three Billboards outside Ebbing Missouri

Best Adapted Screenplay
My prediction: Call Me by Your Name
My pick: Mudbound

Best Animated Feature
My prediction: Coco
My pick: Coco

Best Foreign Language Film
My prediction: The Insult
My pick: A Fantastic Woman

Best Documentary (Feature)
My prediction: Icarus
My pick: Last Men in Aleppo

Best Production Design
My prediction: Blade Runner 2049
My pick: The Shape of Water

Best Cinematography
My prediction: Blade Runner 2049
My pick: Blade Runner 2049

Best Costume Design
My prediction: Phantom Thread
My pick: Phantom Thread

Best Film Editing
My prediction: Baby Driver
My pick: Dunkirk

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
My prediction: Darkest Hour
My pick: Darkest Hour

Best Original Score
My prediction: The Shape of Water
My pick: Dunkirk

Best Original Song
My prediction: “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman
My pick: “Remember Me” from Coco

Best Documentary (Short)
My prediction: “Traffic Stop”
My pick: N/A

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

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

Best Sound Editing
My prediction: Dunkirk
My pick: Dunkirk

Best Sound Mixing
My prediction: Dunkirk
My pick: Baby Driver

Best Visual Effects
My prediction: War for the Planet of the Apes
My pick: War for the Planet of the Apes

The 90th Annual Academy Awards airs Sunday, March 4th on ABC at 7:30 pm CST. Follow me on Twitter at @markreviews for thoughts during the show.

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About Mark Dujsik

Film critic since 2001. Writer/editor/publisher of Mark Reviews Movies, and contributor for RogerEbert.com and Magill's Cinema Annual. Member of the Chicago Film Critics Association and the Online Film Critics Society.
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