Oscars 2020 – Who ya got?! – The Chairman’s View

With the Oscars almost upon us, and I will have a give my predictions of who will or should win the statues this year.

I will focus only on the major categories, unfortunately this will exclude most of the technical awards.

Cinematography

Nominees: THE IRISHMAN – Rodrigo Prieto; JOKER – Lawrence Sher; THE LIGHTHOUSE – Jarin Blaschke; 1917 – Roger Deakins; ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD – Robert Richardson

Who Should & Will Win: 1917 – Roger Deakins

Film Title: 1917
“Just one beautiful shot after another”

Adapted Screenplay

Nominees: THE IRISHMAN; JOJO RABBIT; JOKER; LITTLE WOMEN; THE TWO POPES

Who Should Win: JOJO RABBIT

Who Will Win: LITTLE WOMEN

Original Screenplay

Nominees: KNIVES OUT; MARRIAGE STORY; 1917; ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD; PARASITE

Who Should Win: KNIVES OUT

Who Will Win: ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD

Animated Feature

Nominees: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD; I LOST MY BODY; KLAUS; MISSING LINK; TOY STORY 4

Who Should Win: TOY STORY 4

Who Will Win: KLAUS

Toy Story
“Woody follows Andy, and moves on”

Best Supporting Actress

Nominees: Kathy Bates in RICHARD JEWELL; Laura Dern in MARRIAGE STORY; Scarlett Johansson in JOJO RABBIT; Florence Pugh in LITTLE WOMEN; Margot Robbie in BOMBSHELL

Who Should Win: Margot Robbie in BOMBSHELL

Who Will Win: Laura Dern in MARRIAGE STORY

Bombshell (2019)Margot Robbie CR: Hilary B. Gayle
“From naive intern, to jaded victim”

Best Supporting Actor

Nominees: Tom Hanks in A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD; Anthony Hopkins in THE TWO POPES; Al Pacino in THE IRISHMAN; Joe Pesci in THE IRISHMAN; Brad Pitt in ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD

Who Should Win: Al Pacino in THE IRISHMAN

Who Will Win: Brad Pitt in ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD

al pacino
“Amazing transformation into Jimmy Hoffa”

Best Actress

Nominees: Cynthia Erivo in HARRIET; Scarlett Johansson in MARRIAGE STORY; Saoirse Ronan in LITTLE WOMEN; Charlize Theron in BOMBSHELL; Renée Zellweger in JUDY

Who Should Win: Scarlett Johansson in MARRIAGE STORY

Who Will Win: Renee Zellweger in JUDY

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“Best performance of her career”

Best Actor

Nominees: Antonio Banderas in PAIN AND GLORY’ Leonardo DiCaprio in ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD; Adam Driver in MARRIAGE STORY; Joaquin Phoenix in JOKER; Jonathan Pryce in THE TWO POPES

Who Should & Will Win: Joaquin Phoenix in JOKER

Joker
“Best acting performance in recent memory, and will stand out for years to come”

Best Director

Nominees: Martin Scorsese – THE IRISHMAN; Todd Phillips – JOKER; Sam Mendes – 1917; Quentin Tarantino – ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD; Bong Joon Ho –  PARASITE

Who Should Win: Todd Phillips – JOKER

Who Will Win: Bong Joon Ho – PARASITE

JOKER 2
“Yes, the guy made the Hangover movies”

Best Picture

Nominees: FORD V FERRARI; THE IRISHMAN; JOJO RABBIT; JOKER; LITTLE WOMEN; MARRIAGE STORY; 1917; ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD; PARASITE

Who Should Win: JOKER

Who Will Win: 1917

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What do you think of my picks? Let us know if you any differing opinions.


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