Oscar Predictions 2015: June 17, 2015

Hey all! Back for another predictions update!

Here’s an important bit of news, in case you missed it:

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Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World broke box office records across the globe. Over the weekend, the reboot took in an estimated $524.4 million globally – the biggest-ever worldwide opening. World also claims domestic and international opening records, with $208.8 million and $315.6 million, respectively. Long story short, expect the film to repeat Jurassic Park‘s (1993) Oscar bids for sound editing, sound mixing, and visual effects.

Now, this week’s predictions:

 

Main Categories

Best Picture

  1. Carol
  2. The Hateful Eight
  3. The Danish Girl
  4. The Revenant
  5. Demolition

If There Are More Than Five…

  1. Youth
  2. Steve Jobs
  3. Freeheld
  4. Bridge of Spies
  5. Inside Out

Best Director

  1. Todd Haynes for Carol
  2. Quentin Tarantino for The Hateful Eight
  3. Tom Hooper for The Danish Girl
  4. Alejandro González Iñárritu for The Revenant
  5. Jean-Marc Vallée for Demolition

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  1. Rooney Mara for Carol
  2. Cate Blanchett for Carol
  3. Saoirse Ronan for Brooklyn
  4. Ellen Page for Freeheld
  5. Elle Fanning for Three Generations

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant
  2. Eddie Redmayne for The Danish Girl
  3. Jake Gyllenhaal for Demolition
  4. Michael Caine for Youth
  5. Michael Fassbender for Steve Jobs

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  1. Jennifer Jason Leigh for The Hateful Eight
  2. Diane Ladd for Joy
  3. Vanessa Redgrave for The Secret Scripture
  4. Naomi Watts for Demolition
  5. Gugu Mbatha-Raw for Concussion

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  1. Samuel L. Jackson for The Hateful Eight
  2. Tom Hardy for The Revenant
  3. Ezra Miller for The Stanford Prison Experiment
  4. Chris Cooper for Demolition
  5. Seth Rogen for Steve Jobs

Best Original Screenplay

  1. Quentin Tarantino for The Hateful Eight
  2. Bryan Sipe for Demolition
  3. Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley for Inside Out
  4. Paolo Sorrentino for Youth
  5. Amy Schumer for Trainwreck

Best Adapted Screenplay

  1. Phyllis Nagy for Carol
  2. Lucinda Coxon for The Danish Girl
  3. Alejandro González Iñárritu and Mark L. Smith for The Revenant
  4. Jesse Andrews for Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  5. Aaron Sorkin for Steve Jobs

They Deserve Better

Best Animated Feature Film

  1. Inside Out
  2. The Good Dinosaur
  3. When Marnie Was There
  4. The Little Prince
  5. Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

Best Documentary Feature

  1. The Hunting Ground
  2. Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine
  3. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
  4. The Wrecking Crew
  5. Seymour: An Introduction

Best Foreign Language Film

  1. Girlhood, or Bande de filles – France
  2. Gloria – Mexico
  3. As We Were Dreaming, or Als wir träumten – Germany
  4. The Club, or El Club – Chile
  5. Taxi – Iran

Music

Best Original Score

  1. Carter Burwell for Carol
  2. Alexandre Desplat for The Danish Girl
  3. Fernando Velázquez for Crimson Peak
  4. John Williams for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
  5. Patrick Doyle for Cinderella

Best Original Song – just guesses

  1. “Till It Happens to You” from The Hunting Ground
  2. “See You Again” from Furious 7
  3. “Cold One” from Ricki and the Flash
  4. “As Real as You and Me” from Home
  5. ???

Crafts

Best Cinematography

  1. Edward Lachman for Carol
  2. Emmanuel Lubezki for The Revenant
  3. Robert Richardson for The Hateful Eight
  4. Roger Deakins for Sicario
  5. Anthony Dod Mantle for In the Heart of the Sea

Best Costume Design

  1. Sandy Powell for Carol
  2. Sandy Powell for Cinderella
  3. Courtney Hoffman for The Hateful Eight
  4. Paco Delgado for The Danish Girl
  5. Odile Dicks-Mireau for Brooklyn

Best Film Editing

  1. Fred Raskin for The Hateful Eight
  2. Stephen Mirrione for The Revenant
  3. Daniel P. Hanley and Mark Hill for In the Heart of the Sea
  4. Elliott Graham for Steve Jobs
  5. Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Best Makeup and Hair

  1. Cinderella
  2. The Danish Girl
  3. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Best Production Design

  1. Dante Ferretti for Cinderella
  2. Judy Becker for Carol
  3. Eve Stewart for The Danish Girl
  4. Thomas E. Sanders for Crimson Peak
  5. Rick Carter and Darren Gilford for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Best Sound Editing

  1. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
  2. Jurassic World
  3. The Hateful Eight
  4. The Revenant
  5. Spectre

Best Sound Mixing

  1. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
  2. The Hateful Eight
  3. The Revenant
  4. Spectre
  5. Jurassic World

Best Visual Effects

  1. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
  2. Jurassic World
  3. Avengers: Age of Ultron
  4. The Martian
  5. Mad Max: Fury Road
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