Final 2018 Oscar Winner Predictions

2019 Oscars

Oscar night is about to start and it’s time to put my money where my mouth is. So for this article, I will attempt to name what I think should win the prize in each category, along with a runner-up and dark horse. Please comment with your thoughts regardless if you agree or disagree! And if you still need a ballot, we got one right here! Oscars-2019-PDF

Best Picture

Front-Runner: Roma
Runner-Up: Green Book
Dark Horse: The Favourite

Best Director

Front-Runner: Alfonso Cuaron for Roma
Runner-Up: Yorgos Lanthimos for The Favorite
Dark Horse: Pawel Palikowski for Cold War

Best Actor

Front-Runner: Rami Malek for Bohemian Rhapsody
Runner-Up: Christian Bale for Vice
Dark Horse: Bradley Cooper for A Star Is Born

Best Actress

Front-Runner: Glenn Close for The Wife
Runner-Up: Olivia Colman for The Favourite
Dark Horse: Lady Gaga for A Star Is Born

Best Supporting Actor

Front-Runner: Mahershala Ali for Green Book
Runner-Up: Richard E. Grant for Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Dark Horse: Adam Driver for BlacKkKlansman

Best Supporting Actress

Front-Runner: Regina King for If Beale Street Could Talk
Runner-Up: Rachel Weisz for The Favourite
Dark Horse: Amy Adams for Vice

Best Original Screenplay

Front-Runner: The Favourite
Runner-Up: Green Book
Dark Horse: First Reformed

Best Adapted Screenplay

Front-Runner: If Beale Street Could Talk
Runner-Up: BlacKkKlansman
Dark Horse: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Cinematography

Front-Runner: Roma
Runner-Up: Cold War
Dark Horse: The Favourite

Best Production Design

Front-Runner: Black Panther
Runner-Up: The Favourite
Dark Horse: First Man

Best Costume Design

Front-Runner: Black Panther
Runner-Up: The Favourite
Dark Horse: Mary Queen of Scots

Best Film Editing

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Front-Runner: Vice
Runner-Up: The Favourite
Dark Horse: BlacKkKlansman

Best Sound Mixing

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Front-Runner: Bohemian Rhapsody
Runner-Up: A Star Is Born
Dark Horse: First Man

Best Sound Editing

Front-Runner: A Quiet Place
Runner-Up: Black Panther
Dark Horse: Roma

Best Visual Effects

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Front-Runner: Avengers: Infinity War
Runner-Up: First Man
Dark Horse:Ready Player One

Best Make-Up and Hairstyling

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Front-Runner: Vice
Runner-Up: Border
Dark Horse: Mary Queen of Scots

Best Original Score

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Front-Runner: If Beale Street Could Talk
Runner-Up:Black Panther
Dark Horse: Isle of Dogs

Best Original Song

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Front-Runner: A Star Is Born (“Shallow”)
Runner-Up: Mary Poppins Returns (“The Place Where Lost Tings Go”)
Dark Horse: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings”)

Best Animated Feature

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Front-Runner: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Runner-Up: Incredibles 2
Dark Horse: Isle of Dogs

Best Documentary Feature

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Front-Runner: Free Solo
Runner-Up: Minding the Gap
Dark Horse: RBG

Best Foreign Language Feature

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Front-Runner: Roma
Runner-Up: Cold War
Dark Horse: Shoplifters

Best Animated Short

Front-Runner: Bao
Runner-Up: One Small Step
Dark Horse: Late Afternoon

Best Documentary Short

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Front-Runner: Period. End of Sentence
Runner-Up: Lifeboat
Dark Horse: Black Sheep

Best Live-Action Short

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Front-Runner: Marguerite
Runner-Up: Mother
Dark Horse: Detainment