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Predicting the 2019 Oscar Nominations
January 21, 2019
By: Movie Critic Dave
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A year of intense, never-ending movie watching finally comes full cirlce with tomorrow's early-morning announcement of this year's Oscar Nominations at 8:20AM EST. It's impossible to predict them all correctly, but guest contributor, Greg Rouleau, and I have a fairly similar view on how all of the major categories appear to be shaking out. Along with our predicted nominees we're also giving readers a little extra "For Your Consideration" pick in each race that's worth checking out as well. Here are the selections:

Best Original Screenplay

Dave & Greg Predict: The FavouriteGreen Book, Roma and Vice

Dave Predicts: First Reformed

Greg Predicts: Eighth Grade

For Your Consideration: Blindspotting
 - Dave and Private Life - Greg

Best Adapted Screenplay

Dave and Greg Predict: BlacKkKlansmanBlack PantherCan You Ever Forgive Me?If Beale Street Could Talk and A Star Is Born

For Your Consideration: Leave No Trace - Dave and First Man - Greg

Best Supporting Actress

Dave and Greg Predict: Amy Adams (Vice)Claire Foy (First Man)Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)Emma Stone (The Favourite) and Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

For Your Consideration: Thomasin McKenzie (Leave No Trace) - Dave and Marina de Tavira (Roma) - Greg

Best Supporting Actor

Dave and Greg Predict: Mahershala Ali (Green Book)Timothée Chalamet (Beautiful Boy), Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born) and Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

For Your Consideration: Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther) - Dave and Nicholas Hoult (The Favourite) - Greg

Best Actress

Dave and Greg Predict: Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)Glenn Close ()Olivia Colman (The Favourite)Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born) and Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

For Your Consideration: Olivia Cooke (Thoroughbreds) - Dave and Toni Collette (Hereditary) - Greg

Best Actor

Dave and Greg Predict: Christian Bale (Vice)Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) and Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

Dave Predicts: John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman)

Greg Predicts: Ethan Hawke (
First Reformed)

For Your Consideration: Lucas Hedges (Boy Erased)
- Dave and Ryan Gosling (First Man) - Greg

Best Director

Dave and Greg Predict: Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite) and Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)

Dave Predicts: Peter Farrelly (Green Book)

Greg Predicts: Adam McKay (

For Your Consideration: Carlos López Estrada (
Blindspotting) - Dave and Damien Chazelle (First Man) - Greg

Best Picture

Dave and Greg Predict: BlacKkKlansmanBlack PantherBohemian RhapsodyThe FavouriteGreen Book, Roma, A Star Is Born and Vice

Dave Predicts: If Beale Street Could Talk

For Your Consideration: Blindspotting - Dave and Eighth Grade - Greg