2017 Academy Award Predictions

2017 Academy best picturesPosted 10 minutes before Oscar Nominations are announced:

Oscar Predictions 2017

Picture
1. La La Land (Summit Entertainment)
2. Manchester by the Sea (Roadside Attractions/Amazon)
3. Moonlight (A24)
4. Arrival (Paramount Pictures)
5. Lion (The Weinstein Company)
6. Hell or High Water (CBS Films)
7. Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)
8. Hacksaw Ridge (Lionsgate)
9. Fences (Paramount Pictures)
10. Loving (Focus Features)
11. Jackie (Fox Searchlight)
12. Silence (Paramount Pictures)
13. Sully (Warner Bros.)
14. Deadpool (20th Century Fox)
15. Nocturnal Animals (Focus Features)
16. Zootopia (Walt Disney Pictures)
17. 20th Century Women (A24)
18. Patriot’s Day (CBS Films)
19. The Jungle Book (Walt Disney Pictures)
20. Captain Fantastic (Bleeker Street)

Best Actor
1. Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea
2. Denzel Washington – Fences
3. Ryan Gosling – La La Land
4. Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge
5. Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic
6. Tom Hanks – Sully
7. Joel Edgerton – Loving
8. Andrew Garfield – Silence
9. Adam Driver – Paterson
10. Jake Gyllenhaal – Nocturnal Animals
11. Michael Keaton – The Founder
12. Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Snowden
13. Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool
14. Colin Farrell – The Lobster
15. Matthew McConaghey – Gold

Best Actress
1. Natalie Portman – Jackie
2. Amy Adams – Arrival
3. Emma Stone – La La Land
4. Annette Benning – 20th Century Women
5. Isabelle Huppert – Elle
6. Emily Blunt – The Girl on the Train
7. Taraji P. Henson – Hidden Figures
8. Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins
9. Ruth Negga – Loving
10. Jessica Chastain – Miss Slone
11. Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen
12. Kate Beckinsdale – Love and Friendship
13. Felicity Jones – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
14. Amy Adams – Nocturnal Animals
15. Sally Field – Hello, My Name is Doris

Best Supporting Actor
1. Mahershala Ali – Moonlight
2. Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water
3. Dev Patel – Lion
4. Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
5. Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Nocturnal Animals
6. Hugh Grant – Florence Foster Jenkins
7. Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals
8. Ben Foster – Hell or High Water
9. Liam Neeson – Silence
10. Simon Helberg – Florence Foster Jenkins
11. Issei Ogata – Silence
12. Adam Driver – Silence
13. Aaron Eckhard – Sully
14. Peter Sarsgaard – Jackie
15. John Goodman – 10 Cloverfield Lane

Best Supporting Actress
1. Viola Davis – Fences
2. Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea
3. Naomie Harris – Moonlight
4. Nicole Kidman – Lion
5. Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures
6. Greta Gerwig – 20th Century Women
7. Janelle Monae – Hidden Figures
8. Molly Shannon – Other People
9. Hellen Mirren – Eye in the Sky
10. Felicity Jones – A Monster Calls
11. Greta Gerwig – Jackie
12. Julianne Moore – Maggie’s Plan
13. Shailene Woodley – Snowden
14. Margot Martindale – The Hollars
15. Kristen Stewart – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Best Director
1. Damien Chazelle – La La Land 
2. Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
3. Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea
4. Denis Villeneuve – Arrival
5. Gath Davis – Lion
6. Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge 
7. David MacKenzie – Hell or High Water
8. Denzel Washington – Fences
9. Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals
10. Pablo Larain – Jackie
11. Martin Scorsese – Silence
12. Jeff Nichols – Loving 
13. Mike Mills – 20th Century Women
14. Peter Berg – Patriot’s Day
15. Gareth Edwards – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Original Screenplay 
1. Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan
2. La La Land – Damien Chazelle 
3. Hell or High Water – Taylor Sheridan
4. Jackie – Noah Oppenheimer 
5. The Lobster – Efthimis Filippou & Yorgos Lanthimos
6. 20th Century Women – Mike Mills
7. Captain Fantastic – Matt Ross
8. Zootopia – Story by Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee, Rich Moore, Jim Reardon, and Josie Trinidad; Screenplay by Jared Bush & Phil Johnston
9. Florence Foster Jenkins – Nicholas Martin
10. Hacksaw Ridge – Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan

Best Adapted Screenplay
1. Moonlight – Screenplay by Barry Jenkins; Based on the Play “In Moonliht Black Boys Look Blue” by Tarrel McCraney
2. Arrival – Screenplay by Eric Heisserer; Based on the Novella “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang
3. Fences – Screenplay by August Wilson (and Tony Kushner); Based on Wilson’s Play
4. Lion – Screenplay by Luke Davis; Based on the Memoir “A Long Way Home” by Saroo Brierley
5. Nocturnal Animals – Screenplay by Tom Ford; Based on the Novel “Tony and Susan” by Austin Wright
6. Hidden Figures – Screenplay by Theodore Melfi and Alison Schroeder; Based on the Book by Margot Lee Shetterly
7. Silence – Screenplay by Jay Cocks and Martin Scorsese; Based on the Book by Shûsaku Endô 
8. Loving – Written by Jeff Nichols; Inspired by Nancy Buirski’s documentary, “The Loving Story”
9. Love and Friendship – Whit Stillman; Based on the Novella “Lady Susan” by Jane Austen 
10. Deadpool – Written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick; Based on Characters from the Movel Comic Deadpool, created by Rob LLiefeld and Nicieza

Best Cinematography
1. La La Land – Linus Sandgren
2. Arrival – Bradford Young
3. Moonlight – James Laxton
4. Jackie – Stéphane Fontaine
5. Silence – Rodrigo Prieto
6. Nocturnal Animals – Seamus McGarvey
7. Hacksaw Ridge – Simon Duggan
8. Hail, Caesar! – Roger Deakins
9. Lion – Greg Fraser
10. The Jungle Book – Bill Pope

Best Film Editing 
1. La La Land – Tom Cross
2. Moonlight – Joi McMillion and Nat Sanders
3. Hacksaw Ridge – John Gilbert
4. Arrival – Joe Walker 
5. Manchester by the Sea – Jennifer Lame
6. Silence – Thelma Schoonmaker
7. Jackie – Sebastián Sepúlveda 
8. Hell or High Water – Jake Roberts
9. Deepwater Horizon – Gabriel Flemming and Colby Parker Jr. 
10. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Jabez Olssen
11. The Jungle Book – Mark Livolsi
12. Deadpool – Julian Clarke 
13. Hail, Caesar! – Roderick Jaynes
14. Sully – Blu Murray
15. Nocturnal Animals – Joan Sobel

Best Production Design
1. La La Land 
2. Jackie
3. Silence
4. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 
5. Rogue One: A Star Wars
6. The Jungle Book
7. Live by Night
8. Arrival
9. Hacksaw Ridge
10. Hail, Caesar!
11. Love and Friendship
12. Alice Through the Looking Glass
13. Florence Foster Jenkins
14. Allied
15. Moonlight
16. Café Society

Best Costume Design
1. Jackie – Madeline Fontaine
2. La La Land – Mary Zophres
3. Florence Foster Jenkins – Consolata Boyle
4. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Colleen Atwood
5. Silence – Sandy Powell
6. Love and Friendship – Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh 
7. Hail, Caesar! – Mary Sophres
8. Hidden Figures – Renee Ehrlich Kalfus
9. Live By Night – Jacqueline West 
10. Kubo and the Two Strings – Deborah Cook
11. Rules Don’t Apply – Albert Wolsky
12. Alice Through the Looking Glass – Colleen Atwood
13. Allied – Joanna Johnson
14. Fences – Sharen Davis
15. Café Society – Suzy Benzinger

Best Make-Up & Hairstyling
1. Star Trek Beyond
2. Deadpool
3. Florence Foster Jenkins
4. Jackie
5. Hail, Caesar!
6. A Man Called Ove
7. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
8. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
9. The Dressmaker
10. Silence

Best Original Score
1. La La Land – Justin Hurwitz
2. Lion – Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka 
3. Moonlight – Nicholas Britell 
4. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – Michael Giacchino
5. Jackie – Mika Levi
6. Nocturnal Animals – Abel Korzeniowski
7. Florence Foster Jenkins – Alexandre Desplat 
8. The Jungle Book – John Debney 
9. Moana – Mark Mancini
10. The BFG – John Williams 
11. Finding Dory – Thomas Newman
12. Kubo and the Two Strings – Dario Marianelli
13. Patriot’s Day – Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
14. Hail, Caesar! – Carter Burwell
15. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – James Newon Howard

Original Song
1. “City of Stars” {La La Land} – Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul 
2. “How Far I’ll Go” {Moana} – Music & Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
3. “Audition (The Fools Who Dream”) {La La Land} – Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; (Additional Lyrics by Damien Chazelle) 
4. “Drive It Like You Stole It” {Sing Street} – Music & Lyrics by Gary Clarke
5. “The Great Beyond” {Sausage Party} – Music by Alan Menkin; Lyrics by Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter, Seth Rogan, Ariel Shaffir, and Glen Slater
6. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” {Trolls} – Music & Lyrics by Max Martin, Shellback, and Justin Timberlake
7. “Try Everything” {Zootopia} – Music & Lyrics by Mikkel Stoleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, and Sia Furler
8. “We Know The Way” {Moana} – Music by Opetaia Foa’I; Lyrics by Opetaia Foa’I and Lin-Manuel Miranda
9. “Runnin’” {Hidden Figures} – Music & Lyrics by Pharrell Williams
10. “You’re Welcome” {Moana} – Music & Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Sound Editing
1. Hacksaw Ridge
2. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
3. Arrival
4. The Jungle Book
5. La La Land
6. Deepwater Horizon OR Patriot’s Day
7. Silence
8. Sully
9. Doctor Strange
10. Passengers

Sound Mixing
1. La La Land
2. Hacksaw Ridge
3. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
4. The Jungle Book
5. Arrival
6. Silence
7. Sully
8. Deepwater Horizon OR Patriot’s Day
9. Live by Night
10. Hell or High Water

Best Visual Effects
1. The Jungle Book
2. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
3. Doctor Strange
4. Arrival
5. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
6. The BFG
7. Captain America: Civil War
8. Kubo and the Two Strings
9. Deepwater Horizon 
10. A Monster Calls

Best Animated Feature
1. Kubo and the Two Strings
2. Zootopia
3. Moana
4. The Red Turtle
5. My Life as a Zucchini 
6. Finding Dory
7. Sausage Party
8. Sing
9. The Little Prince
10. Trolls

Best Documentary Feature
1. O.J.: Made in America
2. 13th 
3. Weiner
4. I’m Not Your Negro
5. The Eagle Huntress
6. Camera Person
7. Life, Animated
8. Gleason
9. The Ivory Game
10. Zero Days

Foreign Language Film
1. Toni Erdmann (Germany)
2. The Salesman (Iran)
3. Land of Mine (Denmark)
4. A Man Called Ove (Sweden)
5. My Life as a Zucchini (Switzerland)
6. The King’s Choice (Norway)
7. Paradise (Russia)
8. Tanna (Australia (Aboriginal)) 
9. It’s Only the End of the World (Canada (French))

Lane J. Lubell 

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