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2017 Oscar Prediction Contest

JL|233d ago |Blog Post|8|

Welcome to the annual Oscar Prediction Contest!

The premise is simple. Below you will find the list of all categories and their respective nominees. Your job? Simply to comment below with your prediction of who will win each category. After the Oscars, guesses will be tallied. The member with the most correct predictions will be crowned the winner.

In the event of a tie, a tie breaker will be issued to determine the winner. All predictions must be in by February 26th at 6pm ET. So without further ado, here we go...

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BEST PICTURE

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

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ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington, Fences

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ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Ruth Negga, Loving

Natalie Portman, Jackie

Emma Stone, La La Land

Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

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ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea

Dev Patel, Lion

Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

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ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Viola Davis, Fences

Naomie Harris, Moonlight

Nicole Kidman, Lion

Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

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ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

My Life as a Zucchini

The Red Turtle

Zootopia

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CINEMATOGRAPHY

Arrival

La La Land

Lion

Moonlight

Silence

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COSTUME DESIGN

Allied

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Florence Foster Jenkins

Jackie

La La Land

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DIRECTING

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

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DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)

Fire at Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life, Animated

O.J.: Made in America

13th

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DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)

Extremis

4.1 Miles

Joe’s Violin

Watani: My Homeland

The White Helmets

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FILM EDITING

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

La La Land

Moonlight

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Land of Mine

A Man Called Ove

The Salesman

Tanna

Toni Erdmann

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MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

A Man Called Ove

Star Trek Beyond

Suicide Squad

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MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

Jackie

La La Land

Lion

Moonlight

Passengers

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MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

"Audition (The Fools Who Dream)" from La La Land

Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

"Can’t Stop The Feeling" from Trolls

Music and Lyric by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster

"City Of Stars" from La La Land

Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

"The Empty Chair" from Jim: The James Foley Story

Music and Lyric by J. Ralph and Sting

"How Far I’ll Go" from Moana

Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda

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PRODUCTION DESIGN

Arrival

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Hail, Caesar!

La La Land

Passengers

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SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

Blind Vaysha

Borrowed Time

Pear Cider and Cigarettes

Pearl

Piper

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SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)

Ennemis Intérieurs

La Femme et le TGV

Silent Nights

Sing

Timecode

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SOUND EDITING

Arrival

Deepwater Horizon

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Sully

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SOUND MIXING

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

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VISUAL EFFECTS

Deepwater Horizon

Doctor Strange

The Jungle Book

Kubo and the Two Strings

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

Arrival

Fences

Hidden Figures

Lion

Moonlight

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WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)

Hell or High Water

La La Land

The Lobster

Manchester by the Sea

20th Century Women

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Porcelain_Chicken233d ago

Best picture - La La Land
Actor in Leading role - Casey Affleck, Manchester by the sea
Actress in leading role - Emma Stone, La La Land
Actor in a supporting role - Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Actress in a supporting role - Viola Davis, Fences
Animated feature film - Zootopia
Cinematography - La La Land
Costume design - La La Land
Directing - Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Documentary (feature) - O.J.: Made in America
Documentary (short subject) - Extremis
Film editing - La La Land
Foreign language film - Toni Erdmann
Make-up and hairstyling - Star Trek Beyond
Music (original score) - La La Land
Music (original song) - "City of Stars" from La La Land
Production Design - La La Land
Short Film (animated) - Piper
Short Film (Live-action) - Ennemis Intérieurs
Sound editing - Hacksaw Ridge
Sound mixing - La La Land
Visual Effects - The Jungle Book
Writing (Adapted screenplay) - Moonlight
Writing (Original screenplay) - Manchester by the sea

By the way, can we edit our posts? I'm still unsure about some of my answers and may change my mind. Before the votes are tallied of course!

Aldous_Snow232d ago (Edited 232d ago )

BEST PICTURE - La La Land
ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE - Ryan Gosling, La La Land
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE - Emma Stone, La La Land
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - Dev Patel, Lion
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
ANIMATED FEATURE FILM - Moana
CINEMATOGRAPHY - La La Land
COSTUME DESIGN - La La Land
DIRECTING - La La Land
DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE) - Fire at Sea
DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT) - Joe’s Violin
FILM EDITING - La La Land
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM - Tanna
MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING - Star Trek Beyond
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE) - La La Land
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG) - "City Of Stars" from La La Land
PRODUCTION DESIGN - La La Land
SHORT FILM (ANIMATED) - Blind Vaysha
SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION) - Silent Nights
SOUND EDITING - La La Land
SOUND MIXING - La La Land
VISUAL EFFECTS- The Jungle Book
WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY) - Lion
WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY) - La La Land

(La La Land clean sweep) :)

Sahil231d ago

Best picture - La La Land
Actor in Leading role - Casey Affleck, Manchester by the sea
Actress in leading role - Emma Stone, La La Land
Actor in a supporting role - Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Actress in a supporting role - Viola Davis, Fences
Animated feature film - Zootopia
Cinematography - La La Land
Costume design - La La Land
Directing - Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Documentary (feature) - Fire at sea
Documentary (short subject) - Extremis
Film editing - La La Land
Foreign language film - The Salesman
Make-up and hairstyling - Star Trek Beyond
Music (original score) - La La Land
Music (original song) - "City of Stars" from La La Land
Production Design - La La Land
Short Film (animated) - Piper
Short Film (Live-action) - Ennemis Intérieurs
Sound editing - Hacksaw Ridge
Sound mixing - La La Land
Visual Effects - The Jungle Book
Writing (Adapted screenplay) - Moonlight
Writing (Original screenplay) - Manchester by the sea

dauntingpixel229d ago (Edited 229d ago )

i;m terrible at guessing these things but why not. i hated giving so much up to a movie like la-la land. i haven't seen it but i know for sure it's not my kind of movie.

BEST PICTURE
La La Land

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Ryan Gosling, La La Land

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Emma Stone, La La Land

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Dev Patel, Lion

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Moana

CINEMATOGRAPHY
La La Land

COSTUME DESIGN
La La Land

DIRECTING
La La Land

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
I Am Not Your Negro

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
Extremis

FILM EDITING
La La Land

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
A Man Called Ove

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
Star Trek Beyond

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
La La Land

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
"Audition (The Fools Who Dream)" from La La Land

PRODUCTION DESIGN
La La Land

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
Piper

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
Sing

SOUND EDITING
Hacksaw Ridge

SOUND MIXING
La La Land

VISUAL EFFECTS
Doctor Strange

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
Hidden Figures

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)
La La Land

sonicwrecks228d ago

BEST PICTURE
La La Land

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Ryan Gosling, La La Land

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Natalie Portman, Jackie

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Moana

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Moonlight

COSTUME DESIGN
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

DIRECTING
La La Land

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
Life, Animated

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
Watani: My Homeland

FILM EDITING
Hacksaw Ridge

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Land of Mine

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
Suicide Squad

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
La La Land

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

"How Far I’ll Go" from Moana
Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda

PRODUCTION DESIGN
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
Borrowed Time

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
Sing

SOUND EDITING
Sully

SOUND MIXING
La La Land

VISUAL EFFECTS
Kubo and the Two Strings

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
Hidden Figures

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)
La La Land

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