• James Kunovski

Final Oscar Nomination Predictions

Best Picture

  1. The Power of the Dog

  2. Belfast

  3. West Side Story

  4. Dune

  5. Licorice Pizza

  6. King Richard

  7. CODA

  8. Don’t Look Up

  9. The Tragedy of Macbeth

  10. Nightmare Alley

Best Director

  1. Jane Campion - The Power of the Dog

  2. Denis Villeneuve - Dune

  3. Paul Thomas Anderson - Licorice Pizza

  4. Joachim Trier - The Worst Person in the World

  5. Ryusuke Hamaguchi - Drive My Car

Best Actor

  1. Will Smith - King Richard

  2. Benedict Cumberbatch - The Power of the Dog

  3. Andrew Garfield - tick, tick… Boom!

  4. Denzel Washington - The Tragedy of Macbeth

  5. Leonardo DiCaprio - Don’t Look Up


Best Actress

  1. Nicole Kidman - Being the Ricardos

  2. Olivia Colman - The Lost Daughter

  3. Lady Gaga - House of Gucci

  4. Jennifer Hudson - Respect

  5. Alana Haim - Licorice Pizza


Best Supporting Actor

  1. Kodi Smit-McPhee - The Power of the Dog

  2. Troy Kotsur - CODA

  3. Jared Leto - House of Gucci

  4. Ciarin Hinds - Belfast

  5. Jesse Plemons - The Power of the Dog


Best Supporting Actress

  1. Ariana DeBose - West Side Story

  2. Kirsten Dunst - The Power of the Dog

  3. Caitriona Balfe - Belfast

  4. Aunjanue Ellis - King Richard

  5. Ruth Negga - Passing

Best Animated Feature Film

  1. Encanto

  2. Flee

  3. The Mitchells vs the Machines

  4. Luca

  5. The Summit of the Gods


Best Documentary Feature

  1. The Rescue

  2. Procession

  3. Writing with Fire

  4. Simple as Water

  5. President

Best International Feature Film

  1. The Worst Person in the World - Norway

  2. Drive My Car - Japan

  3. The Hand of God - Italy

  4. Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom - Bhutan

  5. Prayers for the Stolen - Mexico


Best Cinematography

  1. Dune

  2. The Power of the Dog

  3. The Tragedy of Macbeth

  4. West Side Story

  5. Nightmare Alley


Best Costume Design

  1. Dune

  2. Cruella

  3. House of Gucci

  4. West Side Story

  5. Cyrano

Best Film Editing

  1. Don’t Look Up

  2. Dune

  3. The Power of the Dog

  4. Belfast

  5. King Richard

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

  1. Dune

  2. Cruella

  3. House of Gucci

  4. Coming 2 America

  5. Cyrano

Best Original Score

  1. Dune

  2. The Power of the Dog

  3. Don’t Look Up

  4. Parallel Mothers

  5. Encanto

Best Original Song

  1. No Time to Die - “No Time to Die”

  2. King Richard - “Be Alive”

  3. Encanto - “Dos Oruguitas”

  4. Four Good Days - “Somehow You Do”

  5. Sing 2 - “Your Song Saved My Life”

Best Production Design

  1. Dune

  2. Nightmare Alley

  3. West Side Story

  4. The French Dispatch

  5. Licorice Pizza

Best Sound

  1. Dune

  2. West Side Story

  3. No Time to Die

  4. A Quiet Place Part II

  5. The Matrix Resurrections


Best Visual Effects

  1. Dune

  2. No Time to Die

  3. The Matrix Resurrections

  4. Godzilla vs. Kong

  5. Ghostbusters: Afterlife


Best Adapted Screenplay

  1. The Power of the Dog

  2. The Lost Daughter

  3. West Side Story

  4. CODA

  5. Drive My Car


Best Original Screenplay

  1. Licorice Pizza

  2. Belfast

  3. Don’t Look Up

  4. Being the Ricardos

  5. The French Dispatch