Oscars 2018 - Predicting the Winners, Plus Possible Upsets!

04 March, 2018, 05:09 | Author: Conrad Doyle
  • Oscars 2018 Fever A triumph for the black acting minority? I don't buy

Will it be "Lady Bird", "The Post", "Phantom Thread", "Call Me By Your Name"?

Queer films are often pitted against one another in awards talk, framed as an antithesis or antidote, when, as is often the case, the two or three films selected as "queer race horses" have little in common beyond their general categorization as queer cinema.

Well, NPR film critic Bob Mondello and pop culture correspondent Linda Holmes joined me in the studio.

The incident refers to the time when the incorrect envelope was handed to presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway for 2017's Best Picture award.

It's been a tough year in this country, and for you personally.

Movies like Get Out, The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, have got viewers' attention but it is the victor list that will tell us which movie and performances won over the Academy. You get experience when you do something like this.

At least one joke about Meryl Streep's nominations. There are more than a couple Best Picture winners that I've yet to see even once.

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He also worked as a director and writer, amongst other things, so there was plenty of potential for Walt to win. They will now witness the best ones getting honoured, as long as they find the right place and time to watch the ceremony. How will you strike the right tone? You've got to be able to be witty enough to walk that line.

MARK RYLANCE: (As Mr. Dawson) The call went out.

We close out our Oscar predictions with the only of the six major categories that wouldn't be considered a lock: Best Picture. "The way that the black man lived at the end, both of them!" Officials noted that Cullinan was frequently on his cell phone backstage, even snapping a photo of best-actress victor Emma Stone as she walked off stage - around the time he should have been handing the best-picture envelope to Beatty. As I wrote about in the category Best Achievement in Directing, Guillermo del Toro's film does not miss a note.

LAKEITH STANFIELD: (As Andre Logan King) Get out. In "The Post", Mr. Hanks plays the irascible Washington Post editor, Ben Bradlee, effortlessly slipping into a role indelibly played by Jason Robards in "All the President's Men".

STANFIELD: (As Andre Logan King) Get out. How they get there is unseen as the film concludes with an open ending, which is flawless considering the characters are never truly defined as one thing. And I think that could be one that - you know, it is dearly loved by some people, but it's also greatly respected by a lot of people. Let's look at some of the more interesting nominees in this years award ceremony.

The Universal/Blumhouse film - which cost $4.5 million to make - has raked in $255 million so far at the box office. All the rest of them are down below a hundred million.

"I think "Get Out" should win", Snoop told IndieWire on Friday. And so we're kind of saying the same thing but picking different favorites. "You don't have to go back and explain anything".

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Lack of bronze meant that, for three years, awards were moulded in plaster, then painted gold.

Sometimes, the academy tries to head off any statements before they're made.

The host can make or break an Oscar show, and Kimmel, back for the second year in a row, is ideal. Rachel Morrison is the first woman to ever be nominated for best Screenplay for "Mudbound" as well.

Chan knew even as an art student in college that she wanted to work in visual effects. I would love to see her win.

Cinematography: Roger Deakins finally wins, for "Blade Runner 2049".

The problem is this: Those are the categories that win or lose Oscar pools. It has pledged to double the number of women and people of color in its ranks by 2020, and she noted, the number of women on its board has more than tripled since 2011.

MONDELLO: Great to be here.

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She receives a standing ovation, prompting her to joke that "you're all only standing because I fell and that was embarrassing". Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, I, Tonya (SB, JB, DJC, DL, PM, Joe, Jay, BR); Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird (JN, TT); Mary J.

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