A Movie Lover’s 2019 Academy Award Predictions

It’s finally here! The best night of the whole year! The 91st Academy Awards will be taking place this Sunday, February 24th and I could not be more excited. This is my Super Bowl, my Mecca, and the one thing I work towards all year.

Below you will find my predictions of who I hope wins, including links to my reviews of some of the films. Click here to fill out a ballot of your own and follow along on the big night. Who do you hope wins Best Picture? Let me know in the comments below!

Wishing my fellow movie-lovers a very Happy 2019 Academy Awards!

Best Sound Mixing

Black Panther

Bohemian Rhapsody

First Man

Roma

A Star Is Born

Best Sound Editing

Black Panther

Bohemian Rhapsody

First Man

A Quiet Place

Roma

Best Costume Design

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

✔ Black Panther

The Favourite

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Queen of Scots

Best Cinematography

Cold War

The Favourite

✔ Roma

Never Look Away

A Star Is Born

Best Production Design

Black Panther

✔ The Favourite

First Man

Mary Poppins Returns

Roma

Best Short Film, Animated

Animal Behaviour

Bao

Late Afternoon

✔ One Small Step

Weekends

Best Visual Effects

Christopher Robin

Avengers: Infinity War

First Man

Ready Player One

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Best Film Editing

BlackKklansman

✔ Bohemian Rhapsody

Tha Favourite

Green Book

Vice

Best Makeup and Hair Styling

Border

✔ Vice

Mary Queen of Scots

Best Foreign-Language Film

Capernaum

Cold War

✔ Roma

Never Look Away

Best Documentary, Feature

Free Solo

Hale Country This Morning, This Evening

✔ RBG

Minding the Gap

Of Fathers and Sons

Best Original Score

Black Panther

BlackKklansman

If Beale Street Could Talk

Isle of Dogs

Mary Poppins Returns

Best Original Song

“All The Stars” from Black Panther

“I’ll Fight” from RBG

✔ “Shallow” from A Star Is Born

“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns

“When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Best Animated Feature

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Mirai

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

✔ BlackKklansman

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

If Beale Street Could Talk

A Star Is Born

Best Original Screenplay

The Favourite

First Reformed

✔ Green Book

Roma

Vice

Best Supporting Actor

Adam Driver (BlackKlansman)

✔ Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Sam Elliot (A Star Is Born)

Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Sam Rockwell (Vice)

Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams (Vice)

Marina De Tavira (Roma)

✔ Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Emma Stone (The Favourite)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Best Actor

Christian Bale (Vice)

✔ Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)

Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

Best Actress

Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)

Glenn Close (The Wife)

Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

✔ Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)

Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Best Director

Paweł Pawlikowski (Cold War)

✔ Spike Lee (BlackKklansman)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)

Adam McKay (Vice)

And finally… A drum roll please…

Best Picture

Black Panther

BlackKklansman

Bohemian Rhapsody

The Favourite

✔ Green Book

A Star Is Born

Roma

Vice

Thank you so much for following along! Be sure to fill out your own ballot here. The Academy Awards will be LIVE on Sunday at 7 p.m. CST. See you then!

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