How Does The Academy Vote For Best Picture? It's Complicated

How Does The Academy Vote For Best Picture? It's Complicated

What it does is make it more challenging to figure out who will win. Greta Gerwig comes in 3rd for probability at 12/1, followed by Jordan Peele for Get Out and Paul Thomas Anderson for Phantom Thread at 40/1 and 66/1 respectively.

However, considering the social critique portrayed by the film Get Out, it was thought to be a strong contender in other categories.

Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer star in 'The Shape of Water'. This whimsical love story between a woman and sea monster picked up top honors at the Producers Guild of America. Nominated for best picture, best actor, best director and best original screenplay, Jordan Peele's revolutionary work of social satire challenges the idea of what an Oscar movie can be, a subversive treatment of America's "post-racial era" that takes the form of a stingingly amusing horror flick. But who else in Hollywood got either a well-earned pat on the back or an undeserved kick in the butt? This is his fourth Oscar nomination, but only his first nomination for Best Achievement in Directing. So, I think Guillermo Del Toro will win "Best Director" for Shape of Water.

Denzel Washington, "Roman J. Israel, Esq". I go to see friends, to have great food and to get harassed by this guy named Ken who reads movie trivia questions during the commercial breaks.

Good luck playing the Journal & Topics Oscar Contest...and may the best contestant win! If he wins the Oscar this year, he will become one of the youngest living Oscar winners to date.

Gary Oldman is the favorite for best actor for his role as Winston Churchill in "Darkest Hour", which will be a controversial win considering he was accused of domestic abuse by his ex-wife. Despite taking home a Golden Globe, a Critics' Choice Award and a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, James Franco didn't make the cut for his comically meta turn as bad director/writer/actor Tommy Wiseau in the loopy biopic The Disaster Artist. It's amusing because previous year I was stuck in this position where you want to vote for something because you like it, but you have to go with what will probably win.

If the signs look familiar, it's because Sabo lifted the look of his work from the Best Picture nominee Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Tiffany Haddish, this year's come-from-nowhere fan fave for her turn in Girls Trip, seemed like a lock on Best Supporting Actress.

Assuming no such gaffe happens again in 2018, who will win it this time around? While mainstream audiences have been thriving on comic book superhero movies and the bevy of family-friendly animated features, the more thoughtful, character-driven films have been steadily sucking up the awards. Dafoe effortlessly supports his cast of non-actors breathing life into a story that is timely and heartbreakingly lovely. We must admit that his anxiety-inducing performance was outstanding, and kept us on the edge of our seats.

Cullinan and Martha Ruiz were present when Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty presented the nominees for best picture.

The Academy Awards will take place this March 4.

"We all knew and still no arrests", a second one says. "In general, it just feels like there is a feeling that we have to award people who have maybe been overlooked before", another new voter said.



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