My Full 2020 Oscar Predictions

Oscar Predictions 2020

It feels like only yesterday that we were celebrating the most prestigious night in Hollywood. But as the end of the year draws nearer and nearer, the 92nd Academy Awards is creeping up slowly. Now only being 4 months away from peak of awards season, I thought it was about time I graced you all with my predictions in some of the categories.

So without further ado, lets get into the juicy bit of this article...

Best Picture

Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino star in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman

The Irishman



The Lighthouse

Ford v. Ferrari


Little Women

Jojo Rabbit

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Marriage Story

Best Director

Greta Gerwig is my front runner for the best director Oscar for Little Women

Greta Gerwig - Little Women

Bong Joon-Ho - Parasite

Quentin Tarantino - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Martin Scorsese - The Irishman

Noah Baumbach - Marriage Story

Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix stars as Arthur Fleck in Joker

Joaquin Phoenix - Joker

Antonio Banderas - Pain and Glory

Adam Driver - Marriage Story

Robert De Niro - The Irishman

Adam Sandler - Uncut Gems

Best Actress

Renée Zelwegger

Renée Zelwegger - Judy 

Scarlett Johannson - Marriage Story

Saoirse Ronan - Little Women

Cynthia Erivo - Harriet

Awkwafina - The Farewell

Best Supporting Actor

Willem Dafoe stars in Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse

Willem Dafoe - The Lighthouse

Anthony Hopkins - Two Popes

Tom Hanks - A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

Al Pacino - The Irishman

Joe Pesci - The Irishman

Best Supporting Actress

Annette Benning stars in The Report

Annette Benning - The Report

Laura Dern - Marriage Story

Zhao Shuzhen - The Farewell

Florence Pugh - Little Women

Meryl Streep - Little Women

Best Animated Feature

Weathering with You 

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Toy Story 4

Missing Link

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles 

Best International Feature


Pain and Glory



Les Miserables

Best Documentary Feature

One Child Nation

Apollo 11


 Tell Me Who I Am

American Factory

Best Cinematography

 Roger Deakins - 1917

Emmanuel Lubezki - A Hidden Life

Lawrence Sher - Joker 

Robert Richardson - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Jarin Blaschke - The Lighthouse

Best Original Screenplay

Noah Baumbach - Marriage Story 

Quentin Tarantino - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Bong Joon-Ho and Han Jin Won - Parasite

Lulu Wang - The Farewell

Robert Eggers - The Lighthouse

Best Adapted Screenplay

Steve Zallian - The Irishman

Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster - A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood

Greta Gerwig - Little Women

Tom Edge - Judy

Taika Waititi - Jojo Rabbit 

Best Original Score

Hildur Guðnadóttir - Joker

Michael Abels - Us 

John Williams - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Alexander Desplat - Little Women

Thomas Newman - 1917

Best Editing

Thelma Schoonmaker - The Irishman

Michael McCusker - Ford v. Ferrari

Fred Raskin - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Ronald Bronstein and Benny Saftie - Uncut Gems

Jennifer Lame - Marriage Story 

Best Sound Editing

Matt Damon and Christian Bale Star in Ford v Ferrari

Ford v. Ferrari

The Irishman


Ad Astra

Avengers: Endgame

Best Sound Mixing

Matt Damon stars in Ford v Ferrari

Ford v. Ferrari

The Irishman


Ad Astra

Avengers: Endgame

Best Visual Effects

The Irishman

The Lion King

Avengers: Endgame

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Ad Astra

Best Hair and Makeup



Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Downton Abbey

Little Women

Best Costume Design

Taron Egerton stars as Elton John in Rocketman


Downton Abbey

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood


Little Women

Best Original Song

Spirit - The Lion King

Into the Unknown - Frozen 2

Glasgow - Wild Rose

The Ballad of a Lonesome Cowboy - Toy Story 4

(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again - Rocketman

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