oscars 2017

Nicky and Romano’s Oscar Predictions

Ahead of tonight’s Oscars ceremony, Romano and I attempt to predict which films will triumph in each category. Then tomorrow morning we’ll find out who got the most right!

Best Picture

Nominees:

  • Arrival
  • Fences
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell or High Water
  • Hidden Figures
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Moonlight

Nicky’s Prediction: Moonlight

Romano’s Prediction: Manchester By The Sea

Winner: La La Land Moonlight
Best Director

Nominees:

  • Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)
  • Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge)
  • Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
  • Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)
  • Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Nicky’s Prediction: Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Romano’s Prediction: Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Winner: Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Best Actor

Nominees:

  • Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
  • Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)
  • Ryan Gosling (La La Land)
  • Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)
  • Denzel Washington (Fences)

Nicky’s Prediction: Casey Affleck (Manchester By The Sea)

Romano’s Prediction: Casey Affleck (Manchester By The Sea)

Winner: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Actress

Nominees:

  • Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
  • Ruth Negga (Loving)
  • Natalie Portman (Jackie)
  • Emma Stone (La La Land)
  • Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)

Nicky’s Prediction: Emma Stone (La La Land)

Romano’s Prediction: Isabelle Huppert (Elle)

Winner: Emma Stone (La La Land)

Best Supporting Actor

Nominees:

  • Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
  • Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)
  • Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea)
  • Dev Patel (Lion)
  • Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

Nicky’s Prediction: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Romano’s Prediction: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Winner:Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Best Supporting Actress

Nominees:

  • Viola Davis (Fences)
  • Naomie Harris (Moonlight)
  • Nicole Kidman (Lion)
  • Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures)
  • Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea)

Nicky’s Prediction: Viola Davis (Fences)

Romano’s Prediction: Viola Davis (Fences)

Winner: Viola Davis (Fences)

Best Original Screenplay

Nominees:

  • Hell or High Water
  • La La Land
  • The Lobster
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • 20th Century Women

Nicky’s Prediction: La La Land

Romano’s Prediction: Manchester By The Sea

Winner: Manchester By The Sea

Best Adapted Screenplay

Nominees:

  • Arrival
  • Fences
  • Hidden Figures
  • Lion
  • Moonlight

Nicky’s Prediction: Arrival

Romano’s Prediction: Hidden Figures

Winner: Moonlight

Best Animated Feature Film

Nominees:

  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • The Red Turtle
  • Zootopia

Nicky’s Prediction: Moana

Romano’s Prediction: Kubo and the Two Strings

Winner: Zootopia

Best Foreign Language Film

Nominees:

  • Land of Mine (Denmark)
  • A Man Called Ove (Sweden)
  • The Salesman (Iran)
  • Tanna (Australia)
  • Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Nicky’s Prediction: The Salesman (Iran)

Romano’s Prediction: Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Winner: The Salesman (Iran)

Best Documentary – Feature

Nominees:

  • Fire at Sea
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Life, Animated
  • O.J.: Made in America
  • 13th

Nicky’s Prediction: Life, Animated

Romano’s Prediction: O.J.:Made in America

Winner: O.J.:Made in America

Best Documentary – Short Subject

Nominees:

  • Extremis
  • 4.1 Miles
  • Joe’s Violin
  • Watani: My Homeland
  • The White Helmets

Nicky’s Prediction: 4.1 Miles

Romano’s Prediction: The White Helmets

Winner: The White Helmets

Best Live Action Short Film

Nominees:

  • Ennemis intérieurs
  • La Femme et le TGV
  • Silent Nights
  • Sing
  • Timecode

Nicky’s Prediction: La Femme et le TGV

Romano’s Prediction: La Femme et le TGV

Winner: Sing

Best Animated Short Film

Nominees:

  • Blind Vaysha
  • Borrowed Time
  • Pear Cider and Cigarettes
  • Pearl
  • Piper

Nicky’s Prediction: Piper

Romano’s Prediction: Piper

Winner: Piper

Best Original Score

Nominees:

  • Jackie
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Passengers

Nicky’s Prediction: La La Land

Romano’s Prediction: La La Land

Winner: La La Land

Best Original Song

Nominees:

  • “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” (La La Land)
  • “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” (Trolls)
  • “City of Stars” (La La Land)
  • “The Empty Chair” (Jim: The James Foley Story)
  • “How Far I’ll Go” (Moana)

Nicky’s Prediction: “Audition (The Fools Who Dream” (La La Land)

Romano’s Prediction: “City of Stars” (La La Land)

Winner: “City of Stars” (La La Land)

Best Sound Editing

Nominees:

  • Arrival
  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • La La Land
  • Sully

Nicky’s Prediction: La La Land

Romano’s Prediction: La La Land

Winner: Arrival

Best Sound Mixing

Nominees:

  • Arrival
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • La La Land
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Nicky’s Prediction: La La Land

Romano’s Prediction: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Winner: Hacksaw Ridge

Best Production Design

Nominees:

  • Arrival
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • La La Land
  • Passengers

Nicky’s Prediction: La La Land

Romano’s Prediction: Hail, Caesar!

Winner: La La Land

Best Cinematography

Nominees:

  • Arrival
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Silence

Nicky’s Prediction: La La Land

Romano’s Prediction: Silence

Winner: La La Land

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Nominees:

  • A Man Called Ove
  • Star Trek Beyond
  • Suicide Squad

Nicky’s Prediction: Star Trek Beyond

Romano’s Prediction: Star Trek Beyond

Winner: Suicide Squad

Best Costume Design

Nominees:

  • Allied
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Jackie
  • La La Land

Nicky’s Prediction: Jackie

Romano’s Prediction: Jackie

Winner: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Best Film Editing
Arrival
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
La La Land
Moonlight

Nicky’s Prediction: La La Land

Romano’s Prediction: La La Land

Winner: Hacksaw Ridge

Best Visual Effects

Nominees:

  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Doctor Strange
  • The Jungle Book
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Nicky’s Prediction: The Jungle Book

Romano’s Prediction: Doctor Strange

Winner: The Jungle Book

 

Nicky’s Total Correct Predictions: 12

Romano’s Total Correct Predictions: 10

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