Bede’s 2020 Oscar Predictions

I can’t it believe it’s almost here. In a few days time the Academy Awards will finally be announced. Like with previous years, this year’s Oscars had its fair share of controversies. The main three being the lack of diversity among the acting nominees, the best picture line-up feeling pretty safe or and finally no women filmmakers were among the Best Director nominees. Regardless whether you believe that these a real legitimate problems or feel like it’s just blown out of proportion, this year’s ceremony has definitely had a lot of people talking. For me personally, I take it all for what it is and just sit back and enjoy how the event turns out. Sure it is disappointing when some of my favourite films and performances get snubbed but honestly at the end of the day, the Oscars are about having fun and celebrating cinema over the pass year. That’s the mentally I always go into when I watch the ceremony whether I agree with their choices or not. Although that being said, I hope that I do better with my predictions this year. Especially in the Best Picture category. Having guessed that category wrong four times over the pass four years, I’m literally praying that my picks for this year’s Oscars put me back on track. If I get it wrong again for a fifth time in a row, I’m going to feel more embarrassed as a film fan. So without further ado, here’s my write-up are who I predict will win an Oscar at the 2020 Academy Awards. Enjoy!

Here are my predictions (the winners are in bold):

BEST MOTION PICTURE

Ford V. Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Marriage Story
1917
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Parasite

BEST DIRECTOR

Bong Joon-ho – Parasite
Sam Mendes – 1917
Todd Phillips – Joker
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

BEST ACTOR

Antonio Banderas – Pain And Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes

BEST ACTRESS

Cynthia Erivo – Harriet
Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan – Little Women
Charlize Theron – Bombshell
Renée Zellweger – Judy

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes
Al Pacino – The Irishman
Joe Pesci – The Irishman
Brad Pitt – Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Kathy Bates – Richard Jewell
Laura Dern – Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh – Little Women
Margot Robbie – Bombshell

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Knives Out
Marriage Story
1917
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Parasite

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
The Two Popes

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Klaus
Missing Link
Toy Story 4

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
1917
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Parasite

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Irishman
Joker
The Lighthouse
1917
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

BEST FILM EDITING

Ford V. Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Parasite

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING

Bombshell
Joker
Judy
Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil
1917

BEST SOUND MIXING

Ad Astra
Ford V. Ferrari
Joker
1917
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

BEST SOUND EDITING

Ford V. Ferrari,
Joker
1917
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Avengers: Endgame
The Irishman
1917
The Lion King
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Joker
Little Women
Marriage Story
1917
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” – Toy Story 4
“I’m Gonna Love Me Again” – Rocketman
“I’m Standing With You” – Breakthrough
“Into The Unknown” – Frozen II
“Stand Up” – Harriet

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

American Factory
The Cave
The Edge Of Democracy
For Sama
Honeyland

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM

Corpus Christi (Poland)
Honeyland (North Macedonia)
Les Misérables (France)
Pain And Glory (Spain)
Parasite (South Korea)

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

In The Absence
Learning to Skateboard In A Warzone
Life Overtakes Me
St Louis Superman
Walk Run Cha-Cha

BEST ANIMATED SHORT

Dcera (Daughter)
Hair Love
Kitbull
Memorable
Sister

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT

Brotherhood
Nefta Football Club
The Neighbours’ Window
Saria
A Sister

Article written by Bede Jermyn

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