PFR Academy Awards Predictions

PFR Academy Awards Predictions

With the Academy Awards just over 48 hours away we at Portland Film Review decided to lock in our final predictions for posterity. It has been anything but a predictable awards season so far, and with few clear front-runners the show promises to hold at least a few surprises. See who we think will win, and come back to look again after the show to see who was the closest.

Devin’s Picks

Best Supporting Actor

Will Win: Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Should Win: Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?

 

Best Supporting Actress

Will Win: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Should Win: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

 

Best Actress

Will Win: Glenn Close, The Wife

Should Win: Glenn Close, The Wife & Lady Gaga, A Star is Born

(It’s been 40 years since there was a tie for an acting award at the Oscars, and I’m holding out hope that we see one this year.)

 

Best Actor

Will Win: Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

Should Win: Ethan Hawke, First Reformed

 

Best Original Screenplay

Will Win: Deborah Davis & Tony McNamara, The Favourite

Should Win: Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

Will Win: Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

Should Win: Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

 

Best Director

Will Win: Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

Should Win: Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

 

Best Picture

Will Win: Roma

Should Win: Black Panther

 

Jane’s Picks

Best Supporting Actor

Will Win: Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Should Win: Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman

 

Best Actress

Will Win: Lady Gaga, A Star is Born

Should Win: Glenn Close, The Wife

 

Best Actor

Will Win: Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

Should Win: Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born

 

Best Original Screenplay

Will Win: Alfonso Cuarón, Roma

Should Win: Paul Schrader, First Reformed

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

Will Win: Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters, A Star is Born

Should Win: Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

 

Best Director

Will Win: Alfonso Cuarón, Roma

Should Win: Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

 

Best Picture

Will Win: Roma

Should Win: BlacKkKlansman

 

Nathan’s Picks

Best Supporting Actor

Will Win: Sam Elliot, A Star is Born

Should Win: Adam Driver, BlacKkKlansman

 

Best Supporting Actress

Will Win: Emma Stone, The Favourite

Should Win: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

 

Best Actress

Will Win: Lady Gaga, A Star is Born

Should Win: Yalitza Aparicio, Roma

 

Best Actor

Will Win: Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born

Should Win: Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) or Ethan Hawke (First Reformed)

 

Best Original Screenplay

Will Win: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Green Book

Should Win: Paul Schrader, First Reformed

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

Will Win: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Should Win: Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

 

Best Director

Will Win: Alfonso Cuarón, Roma

Should Win: Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite

 

Best Picture

Will Win: Roma

Should Win: BlacKkKlansman

 

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