The Golden Globes are passed. The guild awards have happened. The Indie Spirits are now spirited away. The Oscars are one week away. It’s time to talk Oscar ballots.
We’ve already covered each Oscar category with more words than you’ll see here. But some variables have changed since then. And as much as I am one to tinker with these sorts of things until the very last minute, it’s time to commit in digital ink the site’s final predictions. Hopefully nothing unforeseen happens in the next six days.
- All Quiet on the Western Front – Malte Grunert
- Avatar: The Way of Water – James Cameron, Jon Landau
- The Banshees of Inisherin – Graham Broadbent, Peter Czerin, Martin McDonagh
- Elvis – Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Gail Berman, Patrick McCormick, Schuyler Weiss
- Everything Everywhere All at Once – Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Jonathan Wang
- The Fabelman – Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner
- Tár – Todd Field, Alexandra Milchan, Scott Lambert
- Top Gun: Maverick – Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison, Jerry Bruckheimer
- Triangle of Sadness – Erik Hemmendorff, Philippe Bober
- Women Talking – Jeremy Kleiner, Dede Gardner, Frances McDormand
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Below, you will find links to predictions for every category at this year’s Oscars. These predictions were published on Feb 25, 2023, prior to some major precursor awards to the Oscars. Our official and final Academy Awards predictions will be released prior to the ceremony in March.
As always, thanks for reading!
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Earlier this week, I put out some admittedly half-hearted Oscar predictions. I have not had my ear to the ground this awards season, but I did want to address the Best Picture race once more. (Mainly, I wanted to give some credit where it was due to CODA for being this year’s awards season darling. But more on that later). I think there are more shades to uncover than my original prediction took into account.
As such, I want to briefly rank the Best Picture nominees, from least likely to most likely to win.
10. Don’t Look Up
Netflix and Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up doesn’t have strong legs to stand on. Released to decidedly mixed reception from fans and critics alike, and still looking for Continue reading 2022 Academy Awards — Best Picture Nominee Power Rankings →
With the Oscars just hours away, it is time for me to re-evaluate my Oscar predictions and create my final ballot. Having written articles on every category during the past month, I will not elaborate on my choices here. Although some of my picks have changed since writing my initial articles, mainly due to how other awards ceremonies have played out, most of my changes are consistent with the lines of thinking I engage with in those previous articles.
Let’s get into it.
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