Thursday, February 25, 2016

Early Oscar Predictions Results

We all had The Danish Girl in Best Picture, right?

I usually share these shortly after the Oscar nominations are announced, but it slipped my mind this year. In April 2015, Drew and I attempted to predict the next Academy Award nominees. I think we both failed admirably. (Really, who saw Mad Max: Fury Road getting in then?) Look out for my final Oscar winner predictions tomorrow.

BEST PICTURE:
1. Carol
2. Joy
3. Bridge of Spies
4. The Revenant
5. The Danish Girl
6. Demolition
7. The Hateful Eight
8. Money Monster

Note: Brooklyn was my #9.

Results: Bridge of Spies and The Revenant were nominated. (2/8)

BEST DIRECTOR:
Todd Haynes, Carol
Tom Hooper, The Danish Girl
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant
David O. Russell, Joy
Steven Spielberg, Bridge of Spies

Results: Iñárritu was nominated. (1/5)

BEST ACTOR:
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Jake Gyllenhaal, Demolition
Tom Hanks, Bridge of Spies
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl

Results: DiCaprio, Fassbender, and Redmayne were nominated. (3/5)

BEST ACTRESS:
Cate Blanchett, Carol
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Carey Mulligan, Suffragette
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Results: Blanchett, Lawrence, and Ronan were nominated, while Vikander moved to Supporting. (3/5)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
George Clooney, Money Monster
Robert De Niro, Joy
Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Jude Law, Genius

Results: Hardy was nominated. (1/5)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Marion Cotillard, Macbeth
Diane Ladd, Joy
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara, Carol
Naomi Watts, Demolition

Results: Leigh and Mara were nominated, and Vikander moved from Lead. (2/5)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:
Brooklyn
Carol
The Danish Girl
The Revenant
Steve Jobs

Results: Brooklyn and Carol were nominated. (2/5)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
Bridge of Spies
Demolition
The Hateful Eight
Joy
Money Monster

Results: Bridge of Spies was nominated. (1/5)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN:
Bridge of Spies
Brooklyn
Carol
Macbeth
Pan

Results: Bridge of Spies was nominated. (1/5)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Carol
Far from the Madding Crowd
The Hateful Eight
In the Heart of the Sea
The Revenant

Results: Carol, The Hateful Eight, and The Revenant were nominated. (3/5)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN:
Brooklyn
Carol
Cinderella
Macbeth
Pan

Results: Carol and Cinderella were nominated. (2/5)

BEST FILM EDITING:
Bridge of Spies
Joy
Money Monster
The Revenant
Spectre

Results: The Revenant was nominated. (1/5)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE:
Bridge of Spies
Carol
Far from the Madding Crowd
Pan
Tomorrowland

Results: Bridge of Spies and Carol were nominated. (2/5)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG:
The Hateful Eight
Inside Out
Ricki and the Flash
Sing Street
Spectre

Results: Spectre was nominated. (1/5)

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING:
Cinderella
The Danish Girl
Pan

Results: None was nominated. (0/3)

BEST SOUND MIXING:
Jurassic World
The Revenant
Spectre
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Tomorrowland

Results: The Revenant and Star Wars were nominated. (2/5)

BEST SOUND EDITING:
Jurassic World
The Martian
Spectre
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Tomorrowland

Results: The Martian and Star Wars were nominated. (2/5)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS:
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Jurassic World
The Martian
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Tomorrowland

Results: The Martian and Star Wars were nominated. (2/5)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out
Kung Fu Panda 3
The Little Prince
Minions

Results: Inside Out was nominated. (1/5)

Overall results: 32/96, or 33.3%
(up from 27.7% last year)

4 comments:

  1. You almost did as well as my 48!

    err...

    LOL

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  2. I'm gonna post my prediction later on Saturday, just for the fun of it. You have a much better skill at predicting this Josh, plus you've seen a heck of a lot more movies that are nominated!

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    1. Haha, I don't know if I'd call it skill, but I try my best. :)

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