Oscar Predictions: November Update

I’m a little late on these, but honestly I have a lot going on in my life right now. In fact, I think I’m gonna leave off the commentary. All I can say is, at this point the most you can do is just wait for the guilds to clear up some of these categories.

BEST PICTURE

Birdman
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
Gone Girl
The Imitation Game
Interstellar
Into The Woods
The Theory Of Everything
Unbroken

BEST DIRECTOR

David Fincher, Gone Girl
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Birdman
Angelina Jolie, Unbroken
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Christopher Nolan, Interstellar

BEST ACTOR

Steve Carell, Foxcatcher
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game
Michael Keaton, Birdman
Bill Murray, St. Vincent
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory Of Everything

BEST ACTRESS

Amy Adams, Big Eyes
Felicity Jones, The Theory Of Everything
Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon, Wild

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Miyavi, Unbroken
Edward Norton, Birdman
Mark Ruffalo, Foxcatcher
J. K. Simmons, Whiplash
Christolph Waltz, Big Eyes

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Jessica Chastain, Interstellar
Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game
Emma Stone, Birdman
Meryl Streep, Into The Woods

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Birdman
Boyhood
Foxcatcher
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Interstellar

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Gone Girl
The Imitation Game
The Theory Of Everything
Still Alice
Unbroken

BEST FILM EDITING

Foxcatcher
Gone Girl
Interstellar
Unbroken
Whiplash

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Birdman
Gone Girl
Inherent Vice
Interstellar
Unbroken

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Big Eyes
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Into The Woods
Interstellar

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Big Eyes
The Imitation Game
Into The Woods
Unbroken
Selma

BEST MAKEUP

Foxcatcher
Guardians Of The Galaxy
Into The Woods

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Gaurdians Of The Galaxy
The Hobbit: There And Back Again
Interstellar
Into The Woods

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Big Eyes
Foxcatcher
Interstellar
The Theory Of Everything
Unbroken

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“A Step You Can’t Take Back”, Begin Again
“America For Me”, A Most Violent Year
“Everything Is Awesome”, The Lego Movie
“Lost Stars”, Begin Again
“Something So Right”, Muppets Most Wanted

BEST SOUND EDITING

Fury
Guardians Of The Galaxy
The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies
Interstellar
Unbroken

BEST SOUND MIXING

Gone Girl
Fury
Interstellar
Into The Woods
Unbroken

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Big Hero 6
The Boxtrolls
The Lego Movie
The Princess Kaguya.
Song Of The Sea

Finally going out on a limb with risky predictions. I’m betting that Nolan WILL be nominated and Dragon 2 WON’T. Now, let’s see if the precursors make a dent in any of this.

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