Oscars: Way too Early 2017 Predictions

silence-movie-2016-liam-neeson-scorseseOscars: Way too Early 2017 Predictions

Because we’re weird and obsessed for some reason.

silence-andrew-garfield-scorseseBest Picture
Silence
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Finding Dory
The Book of Henry
Loving
Lion
Hail, Caesar!
Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film
Florence Foster Jenkins
Story of Your Life

Alternates
The Light Between Oceans
Nocturnal Animals
Sully
Passengers
The Zookeeper’s Wife
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Dark Horses
Console Wars
The Current War
Jackie
Holland, Michigan
The Circle
Inferno
True Crimes
Mena
Deepwater Horizon

silence-scorseseBest Director
Martin Scorsese – Silence
Ang Lee – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Jeff Nichols – Loving
Denis Villeneuve – Story of Your Life
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen – Hail, Caesar!

Alternates
Stephen Frears – Florence Foster Jenkins
Colin Trevorrow – The Book of Henry
Robert Zemeckis – Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film
Derek Cianfrance – The Light Between Oceans
James Ponsoldt – The Circle
Garth Davis – Lion
Clint Eastwood – Sully

Dark Horses
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon – The Current War
Morten Tyldum – Passengers
Tim Burton – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Ron Howard – Inferno
Michael Grandage – Genius
Errol Morris – Holland, Michigan
Woody Allen – Untitled Woody Allen Film
Niki Caro – The Zookeeper’s Wife

Tom-Hanks-MAINActor in a Leading Role
Tom Hanks – Sully
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Current War
Woody Harrelson – Wilson
Bryan Cranston – Wakefield
Andrew Garfield – Silence

Alternates
Michael Fassbender – The Light Between Oceans
Joe Alwyn – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Joel Edgerton – Loving
Jake Gyllenhaal – The Current War
Jake Gyllenhaal – Nocturnal Animals
Brad Pitt – Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film

 

Dark Horses
Benedict Cumberbatch – Doctor Strange
Matthew McConaughey – Gold
Chris Pratt – Passengers
Colin Firth – Genius
Michael Keaton – The Founder
Liev Schreiber – The Bleeder
Jim Carrey – True Crimes
Ewan McGregor – American Pastoral
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Snowden

florence-foster-jenkinsActress in a Leading Role
Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins
Jessica Chastain – The Zookeeper’s Wife
Natalie Portman – Jackie
Amy Adams – Story of Your Life
Naomi Watts – The Book of Henry

Alternates
Amy Adams – Nocturnal Animals
Annette Bening – 20th Century Women
Julianne Moore – Maggie’s Plan
Ruth Negga – Loving
Rebecca Hall – Christine
Emily Blunt – The Girl on the Train
Alicia Vikander – The Light Between Oceans

Dark Horses
Naomi Watts – Holland, Michigan
Kristen Stewart – Untitled Woody Allen Film
Adriana Ugarte – Julieta
Emma Stone – Battle of the Sexes
Audrey Tatou – L’odyssee
Charlize Theron – The Last Face

Tatiana Maslany – The Other Half
Emma Stone – La La Land

silence-movie-2016-liam-neeson-scorseseActor in a Supporting Role
Liam Neeson – Silence
George Clooney – Hail, Caesar!
Garrett Hedlund – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Aaron Eckhart – Sully
Steve Martin – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Alternates
Michael Shannon – Loving
Dane DeHaan – Tulip Fever
Steve Carell – Untitled Woody Allen Film
Christian Bale – The Promise
Chris Tucker – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Jeremy Renner – Story of Your Life
Peter Sarsgaard – Jackie

Dark Horses
Jacob Tremblay – The Book of Henry
Guy Pearce – Genius
Nick Offerman – The Founder
Mark Wahlberg – Deepwater Horizon
Tom Hanks – The Circle
Martin Csokas – Loving
Adam Driver – Silence
Alfred Molina – Little Men

macbeth_header-620x338Actress in a Supporting Role
Marion Cotillard – Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film
Kristen Stewart – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Rebecca Ferguson – Florence Foster Jenkins
Nicole Kidman – Lion
Laura Linney – Sully

Alternates
Laura Dern – Wilson
Eva Green – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Judy Davis – Untitled Woody Allen Film
Felicity Jones – A Monster Calls
Felicity Jones – Inferno
Rachel Weisz – The Light Between Oceans

Dark Horses
Dakota Fanning – American Pastoral
Laura Linney – Genius
Margot Robbie – Suicide Squad
Agata Kulesza – True Crimes
Gina Rodriguez – Deepwater Horizon
Sarah Silverman – The Book of Henry
Rooney Mara – Lion
Nicole Kidman – Genius
Charlotte Le Bon – The Promise

silence_header-620x449Writing – Adapted Screenplay
Silence
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
The Light Between Oceans
Nocturnal Animals
Wilson

Alternates
The Girl on the Train
Sully
Inferno
Lion
True Crimes
The Zookeeper’s Wife
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Dark Horses
American Pastoral
Console Wars
Tulip Fever
Finding Dory
Story of Your Life
The Circle
Infiltrator
The Gray Man

hail-caesar-trailer-sees-george-clooney-getting-kidnappedWriting – Original Screenplay
Hail, Caesar!
Florence Foster Jenkins
The Book of Henry
Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film
Loving

Alternates
Everybody Wants Some
Untitled Woody Allen Film
Passengers
Genius
Holland, Michigan

Dark Horses
The Magnificent Seven
Arms and the Dudes
La La Land
20th Century Women
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
The Current War
Deepwater Horizon
The Founder
The Promise
Julieta

fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-eddie-redmayneProduction Design
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Silence
Sully

Alternates
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Tulip Fever
Assassin’s Creed
Warcraft
The Zookeeper’s Wife
Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film

Dark Horses
Loving
Passengers
The Current War
Hail, Caesar!
The Jungle Book
Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur
The Magnificent Seven
Nocturnal Animals
The Promise

silence-andrew-garfield-scorseseCinematography
Silence
Sully
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Hail, Caesar!
Untitled WWII Robert Zemeckis Film

Alternates
Passengers
The Light Between Oceans
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Knight of Cups
Story of Your Life
Voyage of Time

Dark Horses
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The Circle
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Wendy
Suicide Squad
Tulip Fever
The Current War
Deepwater Horizon
The Zookeeper’s Wife

detail.a8ebce85Editing
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Silence
Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film
Suicide Squad
Story of Your Life

Alternates
Hail, Caesar!
Sully
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Loving
Passengers

Dark Horses
La La Land
Inferno
Snowden
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
The Gray Man
The Book of Henry
Lion
The Current War
Mena
Star Trek Beyond

finding-dory-2015-film-rumours-cover1Music – Original Score
Finding Dory
Untitled WWII Robert Zemeckis Film
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
The Light Between Oceans
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Alternates
Silence
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Sully
Voyage of Time
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Tulip Fever
The Jungle Book

Dark Horses
Knight of Cups
The Promise
Florence Foster Jenkins
Story of Your Life
The Current War
The Girl on the Train
Inferno
The Free State of Jones

missperegrineheaderCostume Design
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Silence
Tulip Fever
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Assassin’s Creed

Alternates
Warcraft
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The Current War
20th Century Women

Dark Horses
Loving
The Zookeeper’s Wife
Hail, Caesar!
Alice Through the Looking Glass
The Huntsman Winter’s War
Knights of the Roudtable: King Arthur
The Promise
Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film
Story of Your Life
Nocturnal Animals

fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-eddie-redmayneMakeup and Hairstyling
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Star Trek Beyond

Alternates
Warcraft
La La Land
Suicide Squad
Silence
20th Century Women
Tulip Fever
Jackie

Dark Horses
Nocturnal Animals
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Hail, Caesar!
Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur
Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film
Assassin’s Creed
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Wendy
The Magnificent Seven
The Promise

NErOM523JAimuv_3_bVisual Effects
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Suicide Squad
Assassin’s Creed
Star Trek Beyond
X-Men Apocalypse

Alternates
Captain America: Civil War
Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Warcraft
Passengers
Doctor Strange

Dark Horses
Gambit
Deadpool
City of Gold
Voyage of Time
The Jungle Book
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Independence Day: Resurgence
The Finest Hours
The Huntsman Winter’s War

Sound Editing
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Sully
Suicide Squad
Warcraft
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Alternates
Star Trek Beyond
Captain America: Civil War
Assassin’s Creed
Passengers
Finding Dory

Dark Horses
Wendy
Hail, Caesar!
Silence
Mena
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
The Jungle Book
Doctor Strange
Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice
Deepwater Horizon
La La Land

Star-Wars-Rogue-One-970x539Sound Mixing
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Sully
Suicide Squad
Assassin’s Creed
Passengers

Alternates
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Star Trek Beyond
Hail, Caesar!
Florence Foster Jenkins
Silence
Warcraft

Dark Horses
Story of Your Life
Captain America: Civil War
The Free State of Jones
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Finding Dory
The Jungle Book
Knights of the Roudtable: King Arthur
La La Land
Untitled Robert Zemeckis WWII Film

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Passionate about Film, TV and Video Games. BS in Film. Post-Production Editor for The Golf Channel and Writer for TheMedia10.com

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