My Last Minute Oscar Picks

If there’s anything on television that I wait all year to watch, it’s the Academy Awards. There are plenty of people who think that they mean nothing or that they’re overrated, but for me they’re just… great. I love Oscar season because I get to see so many movies that wouldn’t normally come to any theaters close to me. I probably wouldn’t have seen any of my favorite movies for the last five years if it hadn’t been for the Oscars. While they aren’t the be-all-end-all of film, they do get me excited.

So for the second year in a row, I’m making my last minute Oscar picks for who should win, will win, and should’ve been nominated in the six major categories! Let’s get started!

Best Supporting Actress

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The Nominees: Amy Adams (Vice), Marina de Taira (Roma), Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk), Emma Stone (The Favourite), Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

  • Should Win: Rachel Weisz
  • Will Win: Regina King
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Tessa Thompson (Sorry to Bother You), Tilda Swinton (Suspiria)

Best Supporting Actor

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The Nominees: Mahershala Ali (Green Book), Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman), Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born), Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), Sam Rockwell (Vice)

  • Should Win: Mahershala Ali
  • Will Win: Mahershala Ali, Sam Elliott
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Timothee Chalamet (Beautiful Boy), Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther)

Best Actress

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The Nominees: Yalitza Aparicio (Roma), Glenn Close (The Wife), Olivia Colman (The Favourite), Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born), Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

  • Should Win: Olivia Colman, Glenn Close
  • Will Win: Glenn Close
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Elsie Fisher (Eighth Grade)

Best Actor

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The Nominees: Christian Bale (Vice), Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate), Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody), Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

  • Should Win: Christian Bale
  • Will Win: Rami Malek
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Lucas Hedges (Boy Erased), Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here)

Best Director

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The Nominees: Alfonso Cuaron (Roma), Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite), Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman), Adam McKay (Vice), Patel Pawlikowski (Cold War)

  • Should Win: Alfonso Cuaron, Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Will Win: Alfonso Cuaron
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Best Picture

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The Nominees: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star Is Born, Vice

  • Should Win: The Favourite
  • Will Win: Green Book, Black Panther
  • Should’ve Been Nominated: If Beale Street Could Talk, Boy Erased

Well there are my picks! What do you think will win? Let me know and enjoy the show on Sunday, February 24!

(I own no photos, but I made the collages lol)