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Oscar Predictions

The big night is nearly upon us, here are my predictions.  All predictions are who I think will win, not who I would like or think deserve to win.  I have seen most of the nominated films including all the best picture nominations. 

Best Motion Picture of the Year: The Revenantthe revenant

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Leonardo DiCaprio: The RevenantThe Revenant

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Brie Larson: Room'Room' is a journey out of darkness, director says

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Sylvester Stallone: CreedSylvester Stallone Creed

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Alicia Vikander: The Danish GirlAlicia Vikander The Danish Girl

Best Achievement in Directing: Alejandro González Iñárritu: The RevenantAlejandro G Iñárritu

Best Writing, Original Screenplay: Spotlight: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthyJosh Singer Tom McCarthy

Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short: Charles Randolph, Adam McKay

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Buchan/REX/Shutterstock (5586613u) Charles Randolph and Adam McKay 68th Annual Writers Guild Awards, West Coast Ceremony, Los Angeles, America - 13 Feb 2016

Best Achievement in Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki: The Revenantemmanuel lubezki birdman

Best Achievement in Costume Design: Mad Max: Fury Road: Jenny Beavanmad max fury road wives

Best Achievement in Sound Mixing: Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens: Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Stuart Wilsonstar-wars-force-awakens-official-poster

Best Achievement in Film Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road: Margaret SixelMad Max Fury Road

Best Achievement in Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road: Mark A. Mangini, David WhiteMad Max Fury Road

Best Achievement in Visual Effects: Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens: Roger Guyett, Pat Tubach, Neal Scanlan, Chris Corbouldstar wars the force awakens

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score: The Hateful Eight: Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone

Best Documentary, Feature: Cartel Land: Matthew Heineman, Tom YellinCartel Land

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year: Son of SaulSon of Saul

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year: Inside Out: Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera

Disney•Pixar's "Inside Out" takes us to the most extraordinary location yet - inside the mind of Riley. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Anger (voiced by Lewis Black), Disgust (voiced by Mindy Kaling), Joy (voiced by Amy Poehler), Fear (voiced by Bill Hader) and Sadness (voiced by Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. Directed by Pete Docter and produced by Jonas Rivera, "Inside Out" is in theaters June 19, 2015.

Best Achievement in Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road: Colin Gibson (production design), Lisa Thompson (set decoration)Mad Max Fury Road

 

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