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WTM?’s 2018 Oscar Predictions

Head or Heart?

With the 90th Academy Awards upon us, here are WTM?’s predictions for the big night:

BEST PICTURE

The Nominees:
Call Me By Your Name
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

WTM?’s Prediction – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

If it was up to us – Get Out

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BEST ACTOR

The Nominees:
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

WTM?’s Prediction – Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

If it was up to us – Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name

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BEST ACTRESS

The Nominees:
Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Meryl Streep, The Post

WTM?’s Prediction – Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

If it was up to us – Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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BEST DIRECTOR

The Nominees:
Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan
Get Out, Jordan Peele
Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
Phantom Thread, Paul Thomas Anderson
The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro

WTM?’s Prediction – Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

If it was up to us – Jordan Peele, Get Out

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

The Nominees:
Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

WTM?’s Prediction – Allison Janney, I, Tonya

If it was up to us – Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

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BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

The Nominees:
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

WTM?’s Prediction – Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

If it was up to us – Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Nominees:
Call Me By Your Name, James Ivory
The Disaster Artist, Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber
Logan, Scott Frank, James Mangold, Michael Green
Molly’s Game, Aaron Sorkin
Mudbound, Virgil Williams and Dee Rees

WTM?’s Prediction – Call Me By Your Name

If it was up to us – Mudbound

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ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

The Nominees:
The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani
Get Out, Jordan Peele
Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig
The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Martin McDonagh

WTM?’s Prediction – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

If it was up to us – Get Out

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PRODUCTION DESIGN

The Nominees:
Beauty and the Beast
Blade Runner 2049

Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water

WTM?’s Prediction – The Shape of Water

If it was up to us – Blade Runner 2049


CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Nominees:
Blade Runner 2049
Darkest Hour
Dunkirk
Mudbound
The Shape of Water

WTM?’s Prediction – Blade Runner 2049

If it was up to us – Blade Runner 2049

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COSTUME DESIGN

The Nominees:
Beauty and the Beast
Darkest Hour
Phantom Thread

The Shape of Water
Victoria & Abdul

WTM?’s Prediction – Phantom Thread

If it was up to us – Phantom Thread

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SOUND EDITING

The Nominees:
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049

Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

WTM?’s Prediction – Dunkirk

If it was up to us – Blade Runner 2049

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SOUND MIXING

The Nominees:
Baby Driver
Blade Runner 2049
Dunkirk
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

WTM?’s Prediction – Baby Driver

If it was up to us – Baby Driver

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ORIGINAL SCORE

The Nominees:
Dunkirk
Phantom Thread
The Shape of Water
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

WTM?’s Prediction – The Shape of Water

If it was up to us – The Shape of Water


VISUAL EFFECTS

The Nominees:
Blade Runner 2049
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Kong: Skull Island
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
War for the Planet of the Apes

WTM?’s Prediction – War for the Planet of the Apes

If it was up to us – Blade Runner 2049

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FILM EDITING

The Nominees:
Baby Driver
Dunkirk
I, Tonya
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

WTM?’s Prediction – Baby Driver

If it was up to us – Baby Driver


MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

The Nominees:
Darkest Hour
Victoria & Abdul

Wonder

WTM?’s Prediction – Darkest Hour

If it was up to us – Darkest Hour


ORIGINAL SONG

The Nominees:
“Mighty River,” Mudbound
“Mystery of Love,” Call Me By Your Name
“Remember Me,” Coco
“Stand Up For Something,” Marshall
“This Is Me,” The Greatest Showman

WTM?’s Prediction – “This Is Me,” The Greatest Showman

If it was up to us – “Mighty River,” Mudbound

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BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

The Nominees:
The Boss Baby
The Breadwinner
Coco
Ferdinand
Loving Vincent

WTM?’s Prediction – Coco

If it was up to us – Loving Vincent

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Due to accessibility and release dates, we haven’t seen enough of the nominations to make a call on Best Foreign Language film, Best Documentary, or Best Short categories. 

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