Paddies Final Oscar Predictions!


I’m going to start with

Short Documentaries because one of these hurt me deeply!

Nominations

“Audible” (Will win and should win best picture, but that is another argument!)

“Lead Me Home”

“The Queen of Basketball”

“Three Songs for Benazir”

“When We Were Bullies”

So, onto my other big predictions:

Best Original Screen play:

Nominations:

“Belfast”

“Don’t Look Up” (probably will win)

“King Richard”

“Licorice Pizza” (would be my pick and should win!)

“The Worst Person in the World”

Best Animated Feature:

Nominations:

“Encanto” (This isn’t even close!)

"Flee

“Luca”

“The Mitchells vs. the Machines”

“Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Cinematography:

Nominations:

“Dune”

“Nightmare Alley”

“The Power of the Dog” (will win)

“The Tragedy of Macbeth” (my pick)

“West Side Story”

And now to my Final Picks!

Best Supporting Actress:

Nominated:

Jessie Buckley, “The Lost Daughter”

Ariana DeBose, “West Side Story”

Judi Dench, “Belfast”

Kirsten Dunst, “The Power of the Dog” (Will win an should!)

Aunjanue Ellis, “King Richard

Best Supporting actor

Nominations

Ciaran Hinds, “Belfast”

Troy Kotsur, “CODA” (will win and should!)

Jesse Plemons, “The Power of the Dog”

J.K. Simmons, “Being the Ricardos”

Kodi Smit-McPhee, “The Power of the Dog

Best Actress:

Nominated:

Jessica Chastain, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” (will win)

Olivia Colman, “The Lost Daughter”

Penélope Cruz, “Parallel Mothers” (Should win)

Nicole Kidman, “Being the Ricardos”

Kristen Stewart, “Spencer”

Best Actor:

Nominated:

 Javier Bardem, “Being the Ricardos”

Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Power of the Dog” (I would’t be surprised here!)

Andrew Garfield, “Tick, Tick … Boom!”

 Will Smith, “King Richard” (It’s his to lose, but...)

Denzel Washington, “The Tragedy of Macbeth”

Best Director :

Nominations are:

Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast”

Ryusuke Hamaguchi, “Drive My Car”

Paul Thomas Anderson, “Licorice Pizza”

 Jane Campion, “The Power of the Dog” (There should be any question about this!)

Steven Spielberg, “West Side Story”

And for the movie of the year:

The nominations are:

“Belfast”

“CODA” (Will win)*

“Don’t Look Up”

“Drive My Car”

“Dune”

“King Richard”

“Licorice Pizza”

“Nightmare Alley”

“The Power of the Dog”

“West Side Story”

Like I said earlier, “Audible” Should be the movie of the year!

Happy Oscar Day and I hope you all get a well deserved trophy! We will see how my predictions (and hopes) go!