Oscars 2019: My predictions and the winners

It’s the Oscars tonight! In the run-up to the biggest night in the awards season calendar I have done breakout pieces predicting who should win Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress – and now it’s time to do the rest.

Here are the main Academy Award categories and who I think will win them versus who I would like to win them.

Update: The winners are in bold

Best Picture:
BlacKkKlansman – WOULD LOVE TO WIN (NEVER GONNA HAPPEN)
A Star Is Born
The Favourite
Green Book
Roma – WILL WIN + HAPPY FOR IT TO WIN
Bohemian Rhapsody – COULD WIN (DEAR GOD NO!)
Black Panther
Vice

Best Actor:
Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody – COULD WIN
Christian Bale – Vice – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
Viggo Mortensen – Green Book
Willem Dafoe – At Eternity’s Gate

Best Actress:
Glenn Close – The Wife – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Lady Gaga – A Star Is Born
Olivia Colman – The Favourite
Yalitza Aparicio – Roma

Best Supporting Actress:
Emma Stone – The Favourite
Rachel Weisz – The Favourite – WANT TO WIN
Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk – WILL WIN
Amy Adams – Vice
Marina De Tavira – Roma

Best Supporting Actor:
Mahershala Ali – Green Book – WILL WIN
Sam Elliott – A Star is Born
Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me? – WANT TO WIN
Adam Driver- BlacKkKlansman
Sam Rockwell – Vice

Best Director:
Alfonso Cuaron – Roma – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman
Pawel Pawlikowski – Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos – The Favourite
Adam McKay – Vice

Best Original Screenplay:
Alfonso Cuaron – Roma
Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara – The Favourite – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly – Green Book
Adam McKay – Vice
Paul Schrader – First Reformed

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Barry Jenkins – If Beale Street Could Talk – COULD WIN
Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee – BlackKklansman – WANT TO WIN/COULD WIN
Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty – Can You Ever Forgive Me? – COULD WIN
Bradley Cooper, Eric Roth, Will Fetters – A Star is Born
Joel and Ethan Coen – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Original Score:
Black Panther – Ludwig Goransson – COULD WIN
BlacKkKlansman – Terence Blanchard
If Beale Street Could Talk – Nicholas Britell – SHOULD WIN
Mary Poppins Returns – Marc Shaiman
Isle of Dogs – Alexandre Desplat

Original Song:
Shallow – A Star is Born – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
All the Stars – Black Panther
I’ll Fight – RBG
The Place Where Lost Things Go – Mary Poppins Returns
When a Cowboy Trades his Spurs for Wings – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Foreign Language Film:
Roma – Mexico – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
Never Look Away – Germany
Cold War – Poland
Shoplifters – Japan
Capernaum – Lebanon

Documentary Feature:
Free Solo – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Of Fathers and Sons
Minding the Gap
RBG

Animated Feature:
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Mirai
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Cinematography:
Never Look Away – Caleb Deschanel
Roma – Alfonso Cuaron – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
Cold War – Lukasz Zal
A Star is Born – Matty Libatique
The Favourite – Robbie Ryan

Visual effects:
Christopher Robin
First Man
Avengers: Infinity War – WANT TO WIN
Solo: A Star Wars Story – COULD WIN
Ready Player One – COULD WIN

Costume Design:
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – Mary Zophres
Black Panther – Ruth E. Carter
The Favourite – Sandy Powell – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN
Mary Poppins Returns – Sandy Powell – COULD WIN FOR THIS
Mary Queen of Scots – Alexandra Byrne

Production Design:
Black Panther – Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart
The Favourite – Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton
Mary Poppins Returns – John Myhre and Gordon Sim – WOULD LOVE TO WIN
First Man – Nathan Crowley and Kathy Lucas – COULD WIN
Roma – Eugenio Caballero and Barbara Enriquez

Make-up and Hairstyling:
Border
Mary Queen of Scots
Vice – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Film Editing:
BlacKkKlansman – Barry Alexander Brown – WANT TO WIN
Bohemian Rhapsody – John Ottman
The Favourite – Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Green Book – Patrick J. Don Vito
Vice – Hank Corwin – WILL WIN

Sound Editing:
First Man – WANT TO WIN
A Quiet Place – COULD WIN
Bohemian Rhapsody – COULD WIN
Black Panther
Roma

Sound Mixing:
Black Panther
A Star is Born
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man – WANT TO WIN
Roma – ALSO WANT TO WIN/WILL WIN

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