Oscar Predictions

Last updated: 20/03/2022

Best Picture

My prediction:
The Power of the Dog (Netflix)
My alternative:
CODA (Apple)
My vote:
Drive My Car (Janus)
Missing nominee:
The Worst Person in the World (Neon)

Best Actress

My prediction:
Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)
My alternative:
Kristen Stewart (Spencer)
My vote:
Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter)
Missing nominee:
Renate Reinsve (The Worst Person in the World)

Best Supporting Actress

My prediction:
Ariana DeBose (West Side Story)
My alternative:
Kirsten Dunst (The Power of the Dog)
My vote:
Jessie Buckley (The Lost Daughter)
Missing nominee:
Ruth Negga (Passing)

Best Original Screenplay

My prediction:
Licorice Pizza
(by Paul Thomas Anderson)
My alternative:
The Worst Person in the World
(by Joachim Trier & Eskil Vogt)
My vote:
The Worst Person in the World
(by Joachim Trier & Eskil Vogt)
Missing nominee:
Mass
(by Fran Kranz)

Best Animated Feature

My prediction:
Encanto

My alternative:
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
My vote:
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Missing nominee:
Belle

Best International Feature

My prediction:
Drive My Car
(Japan 🇯🇵)
My alternative:
The Worst Person in the World
(Norway 🇳🇴)
My vote:
The Worst Person in the World
(Norway 🇳🇴)
Missing nominee:
Compartment No.6
(Finland 🇫🇮)

Best Cinematography

My prediction:
Dune
(by Greig Fraser)
My alternative:
The Power of the Dog
(by Ari Wegner)
My vote:
The Tragedy of Macbeth
(by Bruno Delbonnel)
Missing nominee:
Spencer
(by Claire Mathon)

Best Production Design

My prediction:
Dune
My alternative:
Nightmare Alley
My vote:
Dune
Missing nominee:
The French Dispatch

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

My prediction:
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
My alternative:
Dune
My vote:
Dune
Missing nominee:
The Green Knight

Best Sound

My prediction:
Dune
My alternative:
West Side Story
My vote:
Dune
Missing nominee:
A Quiet Place Part II

Best Director

My prediction:
Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
My alternative:
Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)
My vote:
Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
Missing nominee:
Joachim Trier (The Worst Person in the World)

Best Actor

My prediction:
Will Smith (King Richard)
My alternative:
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)
My vote:
Andrew Garfield (tick, tick…BOOM!)
Missing nominee:
Nicolas Cage (Pig)
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Best Supporting Actor

My prediction:
Troy Kotsur (CODA)
My alternative:
Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Power of the Dog)
My vote:
Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Power of the Dog)
Missing nominee:
Mike Faist (West Side Story)

Best Adapted Screenplay

My prediction:
The Power of the Dog
(by Jane Campion)
My alternative:
Drive My Car
(by R. Hamaguchi & Takamasa Oe)
My vote:
Drive My Car
(by R. Hamaguchi & Takamasa Oe)
Missing nominee:
Passing
(by Rebecca Hall)

Best Documentary Feature

My prediction:
Summer of Soul (…Or , When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
My alternative:
Flee
My vote:
Flee
Missing nominee:
The Sparks Brothers

Best Film Editing

My prediction:
Dune
(by Joe Walker)
My alternative:
tick, tick…BOOM!
(by Andrew Weisblum & Myron I. Kerstein)
My vote:
Don’t Look Up
(by Hank Corwin)
Missing nominee:
Mass
(Yang Hua Hu)

Best Original Score

My prediction:
Dune
(by Hans Zimmer)
My alternative:
The Power of the Dog
(by Jonny Greenwood)
My vote:
The Power of the Dog
(by Jonny Greenwood)
Missing nominee:
Spencer
(by Jonny Greenwood)

Best Costume Design

My prediction:
Cruella
My alternative:
Dune
My vote:
Cruella
Missing nominee:
Spencer

Best Visual Effects

My prediction:
Dune
My alternative:
Spider-Man: No Way Home
My vote:
Spider-Man: No Way Home
Missing nominee:
Last Night in Soho


Best Original Song

My prediction:
“No Time to Die” (No Time to Die)
My alternative:
“Dos Oruguitas” (Encanto)
My vote:
“No Time to Die” (No Time to Die)
Missing nominee:
“Just Look Up” (Don’t Look Up)