Oscar Predictions 2015

OscarPredictions2015
With the Oscars coming up next week, I thought it was time for me to makes some predictions. I have not seen every movie that is nominated, but I feel like I have seen enough to make a concrete judgment. I will not only predict who will win, but who I believe deserves to win. I will skip categories that I have absolutely no clue about.
Best Picture
Deserves to win: Whiplash
Will probably win: Boyhood
Actor in a leading role
Deserves to win: Eddie Redmayne (Jake Gyllenhaal should have been nominated)
Will probably win: Eddie Redmayne
Actress in a leading role
Deserves to win: Rosamund Pike
Will probably win: Julianne Moore
Actor in a supporting role
Deserves to win: J.K. Simmons
Will probably win: J.K. Simmons
Actress in a supporting role
Deserves to win: Patricia Arquette
Will probably win: Patricia Arquette (DO NOT GIVE IT TO STREEP!)
Animated Feature Film
Deserves to win: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Lego movie should have been nominated)
Will probably win: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Cinematography
Deserves to win: Emmanuel Lubezki for Birdman
Will probably win: Emmanuel Lubezki for Birdman
Costume Design
Deserves to win: Milena Canonero for Grand Budapest Hotel
Will probably win: Milena Canonero for Grand Budapest Hotel
Directing
Deserves to win: Alejandro G. Iñárritu for Birdman
Will probably win: Richard Linklater for Boyhood
Film Editing
Deserves to win: Tom Cross for Whiplash
Will probably win: Barney Pilling for Grand Budapest Hotel
Makeup and Hairstyling
Deserves to win: Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White for Guardians of the Galaxy
Will probably win: Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier for Grand Budapest Hotel
Music (Original Score)
Deserves to win: Hans Zimmer for Interstellar
Will probably win: Jóhann Jóhannsson for Theory of Everything
Music (Original Song)
Deserves to win: “Everything Is Awesome” from THE LEGO MOVIE
Will probably win: “Glory” from SELMA
Production Design
Deserves to win: Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration) for Grand Budapest Hotel
Will probably win: Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration) for Grand Budapest Hotel
Sound Editing
Deserves to win: Richard King for Interstellar
Will probably win: Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman for American Sniper
Sound Mixing
Deserves to win: Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley for Whiplash
Will probably win: Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga for Birdman
Visual Effects
Deserves to win: Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher for Interstellar
Will probably win: Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher for Interstellar
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Deserves to win: Damien Chazelle for Whiplash
Will probably win: Anthony McCarten for Theory of Everything
Writing (Original Screenplay)
Deserves to win: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo for Birdman
Will probably win: Richard Linklater for Boyhood.

Those are my picks. The Oscars are live next Sunday at 7 on ABC.

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One thought on “Oscar Predictions 2015

  1. Great article, I too agree that Boyhood probably isn’t the best choice for Best Picture. I did a similar article on my blog and I’d love it if you checked it out. Great article, keep it up!

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