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With a little over a week until this year’s Academy Award nominations are set to be revealed, I have compiled my predictions for this year’s nominees. Here are my predictions for the 2019 Academy Awards in eight of the key categories.


Best Picture:

1. A Star is Born

2. Roma

3. BlacKkKlansman

4. Green Book

5. The Favourite

6. Vice

7. Black Panther

8. Bohemian Rhapsody

9. If Beale Street Could Talk

If there’s ten:

10. Crazy Rich Asians


11. Mary Poppins Returns

12. A Quiet Place

13. First Man

14. Eighth Grade

15. First Reformed

16. Can You Ever Forgive Me?

17. Cold War

18. The Wife

19. Beautiful Boy

20. Widows


Best Director:

1. Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

2. Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born

3. Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

4. Peter Farrelly, Green Book

5. Adam McKay, Vice


6. Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite

7. Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk

8. Ryan Coogler, Black Panther

9. Damian Chazelle, First Man

10. Rob Marshall, Mary Poppins Returns


Best Actor:

1. Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

2. Christian Bale, Vice

3. Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born

4. Viggo Mortensen, Green Book

5. John David Washington, BlacKkKlansman


6. Ethan Hawke, First Reformed

7. Willem Dafoe, At Eternity’s Gate

8. John C. Reilly, Stan & Ollie

9. Steve Coogan, Stan & Ollie

10. Ryan Gosling, First Man


Best Actress:

1. Glenn Close, The Wife

2. Olivia Colman, The Favourite

3. Lady GaGa, A Star is Born

4. Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

5. Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns


6. Yalitza Aparicio, Roma

7. Viola Davis, Widows

8. Toni Collette, Hereditary

9. Rosamund Pike, A Private War

10. Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade


Best Supporting Actor:

1. Mahershela Ali, Green Book

2. Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

3. Timothee Chalamet, Beautiful Boy

4. Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman

5. Sam Elliot, A Star is Born


6. Sam Rockwell, Vice

7. Michael B. Jordan, Black Panther

8. Brian Tyree Henry, If Beale Street Could Talk

9. Jonathan Pryce, The Wife

10. Steve Carrell, Vice


Best Supporting Actress:

1. Amy Adams, Vice

2. Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

3. Emma Stone, The Favourite

4. Rachel Weisz, The Favourite

5. Claire Foy, First Man


6. Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots

7. Emily Blunt, A Quiet Place

8. Nicole Kidman, Boy Erased

9. Linda Cardellini, Green Book

10. Michelle Yeoh, Crazy Rich Asians


Best Original Screenplay

1. The Favourite

2. Roma

3. Green Book

4. Vice

5. Eighth Grade


6. First Reformed

7. A Quiet Place

8. Bohemian Rhapsody

9. Cold War

10. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs


Best Adapted Screenplay:

1. BlacKkKlansman

2. If Beale Street Could Talk

3. A Star is Born

4. Can You Ever Forgive Me?

5. Black Panther


6. First Man

7. Crazy Rich Asians

8. The Death of Stalin

9. Leave No Trace

10. Beautiful Boy