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2018 Oscar Predictions (Full List)

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It’s been quite a few months of snubs and surprises, but it all comes down to tonight. Here are my final predictions for the 2018 Academy Awards. BEST PICTURE Will win: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Might/Should win: The Shape of Water   BEST DIRECTOR Will win: Guillermo del Torro, The Shape of Water Might/Should win: Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk  

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Why ‘The Insult’ might win the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

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The 90th Academy Awards will air in just a few hours, and for the first time, Lebanon has a competing film. Ziad Doueiri’s The Insult will be vying for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar against A Fantastic Woman (Chile), The Square (Sweden), Loveless (Russia), and On Body and Soul (Hungary). At first glance, three of the five films have

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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actor in a Leading Role

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The race for Best Actor this year was more packed than in recent years, with numerous actors — like Robert Pattinson, Jamie Bell, Tom Hanks, and James Franco — delivering good (to great) performances, but failing to make the shortlist. Regardless, the race was always between the same two actors in what is one of the biggest questions of the

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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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In a year filled with great films, there was a lot of room for actors and actresses to shine, and the competition for these five spots was undoubtedly tough, but if I’m to speak for myself, there was one very obvious snub here (sorry, Richard!): Michael Stuhlbarg for his work in Call Me By Your Name specifically, but also for

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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

2018 Oscar Nominees Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread) Allison Janney (I, Tonya) Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird) Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water) Mary J. Blige (Mudbound) Who Will Win? The easiest contenders to exclude from the five would be Spencer and Manville. Despite giving an unsurprisingly good performance, Spencer’s turn as Zelda, a research facility janitor and side-kick to Sally Hawkins’s

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