OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2018: My full and official list of predictions

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MY FINAL AND OFFICIAL PREDICTIONS FOR THE 90TH ACADEMY AWARDS

All of the tea leaves on my 2018 Awards Tracker have been read.  The analysis and breakdown.  My seven editorial columns of detailed picks are complete (see below) using my head more than my heart.  These aren't my personal choices of what "should" win.  It's what I think "will" win because you and I have got Oscar pools to dominate!  Here's my complete and master list of predictions for the 90th Academy Awards.  Feel free to use this as your checklist and cheat sheet of choice!

BEST PICTURE:  Get Out

BEST DIRECTOR:  Guillermo del Toro for The Shape of Water

BEST ACTOR:  Gary Oldman for Darkest Hour

BEST ACTRESS:  Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:  Sam Rockwell for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:  Allison Janney for I, Tonya

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:  Jordan Peele for Get Out

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:  James Ivory for Call Me By Your Name

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:  A Fantastic Woman

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:  Coco

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM:   Dear Basketball

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:  Faces Places

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT:  Edith+Eddie

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM:  Dekalb Elementary

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:  Blade Runner 2049

BEST EDITING:  Baby Driver

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN:  The Shape of Water

BEST COSTUME DESIGN:  Phantom Thread

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIR-STYLING:  Darkest Hour

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS:  War for the Planet of the Apes

BEST SOUND EDITING:  Dunkirk

BEST SOUND MIXING:  Dunkirk

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE:  The Shape of Water

BEST ORIGINAL SONG:  “Remember Me” from Coco


ANALYSIS ARTICLES:

The race for Best Picture

The male acting awards

The female acting awards

The writing and directing categories

The minor film categories

The music and sound categories

Follow me on Facebook and Twitter throughout Oscar night as I will attempt to drop some socializing characters and posts of reactions and results. Continuing a tradition on this website, on Monday, the day after the Academy Awards, I will present my annual deep look into the crystal ball and set up for the potential Oscar contenders for next year's 91st Academy Awards in 2019.

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