My Predictions for Oscar Awards 2021

It is that time of the year again! Well, two months late, but nevertheless. Amid the raging pandemic, there is still hope. 2020 was an exceptional year with theatres around the world shut down, and streaming services coming to the rescue of cinephilles. Now, it is time to celebrate the best of the year!

Here are my predictions for Oscar Awards 2021:

Best picture

The Father

Judas and the Black Messiah

Mank

Minari

Nomadland

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best director

Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round

David Fincher, Mank

Lee Isaac Chung, Minari

Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

Best actor

(I have multiple favourites in this category, including Anthony Hopkins and Riz Ahmed. But probably Boseman will win this).

Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal

Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Gary Oldman, Mank

Steven Yeun, Minari

Best actress

(My favourite in this category is Frances McDormand. Although, Kirby is poised to win this time).

Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Andra Day, The United States v. Billie Holiday

Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman

Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

Best supporting actress

(My favourite in this category is Olivia Colman. However, Minari is the favourite in award circuits)

Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Movie film

Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy

Olivia Colman, The Father

Amanda Seyfried, Mank

Youn Yuh-jung, Minari

Best supporting actor

Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah

Leslie Odom Jr., One Night in Miami

Paul Raci, Sound of Metal

LaKeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messiah

Best film editing

The Father

Nomadland

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best costume design

Emma

Mank

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mulan

Pinocchio

Best production design

The Father

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mank

News of the World

Tenet

Best sound

Greyhound

Mank

News of the World

Soul

Sound of Metal

Best original screenplay

Judas and the Black Messiah

Minari

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best adapted screenplay

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

The Father

Nomadland

One Night in Miami

The White Tiger

Best cinematography

Judas and the Black Messiah

Mank

News of the World

Nomadland

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Makeup and hairstyling

Emma

Hillbilly Elegy

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mank

Pinocchio

Best Visual effects

Love and Monsters

The Midnight Sky

Mulan

The One and Only Ivan

Tenet

Best Music (original score)

Da 5 Bloods

Mank

Minari

News of the World

Soul

Best Music (original song)

Fight for You, Judas and the Black Messiah

Hear My Voice. The Trial of the Chicago 7

Húsavík, Eurovision Song Contest

Io Si (Seen), The Life Ahead

Speak Now, One Night in Miami

Best Animated feature film

Onward

Over the Moon

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon 

Soul  

Wolfwalkers

Best International feature film

Another Round (Denmark)

Better Days (Hong Kong)

Collective (Romania)

The Man Who Sold His Skin (Tunisia)

Quo Vadis, Aida? (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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About Agnivo Niyogi

Typical Aantel, reader, blogger, news addict, opinionated. Digital media enthusiast. Didi fanboi. Joy Bangla!

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