Oscars 2020: My predictions and the winners

Awards season ends with the Oscars tonight! As ever, here are my predictions ahead of the ceremony.

There haven’t been that many surprises this awards season which makes this job much easier and the ceremonies rather dull. So I’m ready for a shocker! Anyway, as usual, here is the main list of nominees and who I think will win versus who I want to win.

UPDATE: The list has been updated with the winners in bold.

Best Picture

Le Mans ‘66/Ford v Ferrari

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit

Joker

Little Women

Marriage Story

1917 – WILL WIN

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Parasite – WANT TO WIN – YEAAAAAHHHH!! 

Directing

Martin Scorsese – The Irishman

Todd Phillips – Joker

Sam Mendes – 1917 – WILL WIN

Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Bong Joon Ho – Parasite – WANT TO WIN

Leading Actor

Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory

Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

Adam Driver – Marriage Story – WANT TO WIN SO BAD!!!

Joaquin Phoenix – Joker – WILL WIN

Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes

Leading Actress

Cynthia Erivo – Harriet

Scarlett Johansson – Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan – Little Women

Charlize Theron – Bombshell

Renée Zellweger – Judy – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Supporting Actor

Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes

Al Pacino – The Irishman

Joe Pesci – The Irishman – WANT TO WIN

Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – WILL WIN

Supporting Actress

Kathy Bates – Richard Jewell

Laura Dern – Marriage Story – WILL WIN

Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit

Florence Pugh – Little Women – WANT TO WIN

Margot Robbie – Bombshell

Adapted Screenplay

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit – WILL WIN

Joker

Little Women – WANT TO WIN

The Two Popes

Original Screenplay

Knives Out

Marriage Story – WANT TO WIN

1917

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – COULD ALSO WIN

Parasite – WILL WIN

Original Score

Joker – WILL WIN

Little Women

Marriage Story

1917 – WANT TO WIN

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Original Song

“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” – Toy Story 4

“I’m Gonna Love Me Again” – Rocketman  – WILL WIN

“I’m Standing With You” – Breakthrough

“Into the Unknown” – Frozen II – WANT TO WIN

“Stand Up” – Harriet

Documentary Feature

American Factory – WILL WIN

The Cave

The Age of Democracy

For Sama – WANT TO WIN

Honeyland

International Feature

Corpus Christi (Poland)

Honeyland (North Macedonia)

Les Misérables​ (France)

Pain & Glory (Spain)

Parasite (South Korea) – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Animated Feature Film 

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

I Lost My Body – WANT TO WIN

Klaus

Missing Link

Toy Story 4

(Animation is wide open this year)

Cinematography

The Irishman

Joker

The Lighthouse

1917 – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Production Design

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit

1917 – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Parasite

Film Editing

Le Mans ‘66/Ford v Ferrari – WILL WIN

The Irishman – WANT TO WIN

Jojo Rabbit

Joker

Parasite

Visual Effects

Avengers: Endgame – WANT TO WIN

The Irishman

The Lion King – WANT TO WIN

1917 – WILL WIN

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Costume Design

The Irishman

Jojo Rabbit

Joker

Little Women – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Makeup and Hairstyling

Bombshell – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Joker

Judy

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

1917

Sound Mixing

Ad Astra – WANT TO WIN

Joker

Le Mans ‘66

1917 – WILL WIN

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Sound Editing

Le Mans ‘66/Ford V Ferrari

Joker

1917 – WILL WIN/WANT TO WIN

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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