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On the eve of the 91st Academy Awards, Fiona and Nick pick the winners. Don't fill out your Oscars ballot without listening. (*UPDATE: We're happy to report that all categories will now be presented within the ceremony*)

Presented by
Fiona Williams, Nick Bhasin
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44.45 MB
Duration
27 min 49 sec

It's Oscars time! There's no host this year and the Academy keeps announcing changes to the lineup without thinking it through. Will the show be interminable? Probably. Are we there for it? You better believe it!

Herewith The PLaylist's Oscars tips for 2019...

 

Best Picture

“Black Panther”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“The Favourite”
“Green Book”
“Roma”
“A Star Is Born”
“Vice”

Fiona's pick

What will win: Green Book
What should win: Anything else, or specifically The Favourite or A Star Is Born

Nick's pick

What will win: Bohemian Rhapsody
What should win: The Favourite

Lead Actor, Male

Christian Bale, “Vice”
Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”
Willem Dafoe, “At Eternity’s Gate”
Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Viggo Mortensen, “Green Book”

Fiona's pick and Nick's pick (agreement)

Who will win: Rami Malek
Who should win: Friend of the show, Willem Dafoe

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Lead Actor, Female

Yalitza Aparicio, “Roma”
Glenn Close, “The Wife”
Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”
Melissa McCarthy, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Fiona's picks

Who will win: Glenn Close
Who should win: Olivia Colman

Nick's picks

Who will win: Yalitza Aparicio
Who should win: Melissa McCarthy

Supporting Actor, Male

Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”
Adam Driver, “BlacKkKlansman”
Sam Elliott, “A Star Is Born”
Richard E. Grant, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”
Sam Rockwell, “Vice”

Fiona's picks

Who will win: Mahershala Ali
Who should win: Anyone else, but specifically Richard E. Grant

Nick's picks

Who will win: Mahershala Ali
Who should win: Richard E. Grant

Supporting Actor, Female

Amy Adams, “Vice”
Marina de Tavira, “Roma”
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Emma Stone, “The Favourite”
Rachel Weisz, “The Favourite”

Fiona and Nick's picks (agreement)

Who will win: Regina King 
Who should win: Rachel Weisz

Director

Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlansman”
Pawel Pawlikowski, “Cold War”
Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Favourite”
Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”
Adam McKay, “Vice”

Fiona's picks

Who will win: Alfonso Cuarón
Who should win: Spike Lee

Nick's picks

Who will win: Alfonso Cuaron
Who should win: Yorgos Lanthimos

Animated Feature

“Incredibles 2,” Brad Bird
“Isle of Dogs,” Wes Anderson
“Mirai,” Mamoru Hosoda
“Ralph Breaks the Internet,” Rich Moore, Phil Johnston
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

Fiona and Nick's picks (agreement) 

What should/will win: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Animated Short

“Animal Behaviour,” Alison Snowden, David Fine
“Bao,” Domee Shi
“Late Afternoon,” Louise Bagnall
“One Small Step,” Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas
“Weekends,” Trevor Jimenez

Nick and Fiona's picks (agreement)

What should/will win: Bao

Adapted Screenplay

“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” Joel Coen , Ethan Coen
“BlacKkKlansman,” Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee
“Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty
“If Beale Street Could Talk,” Barry Jenkins
“A Star Is Born,” Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters

Fiona's picks

What should/will win: BlacKkKlansman

Nick's picks

What will win: BlacKkKlansman
What should win: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Original Screenplay

“The Favourite,” Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
“First Reformed,” Paul Schrader
“Green Book,” Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly
“Roma,” Alfonso Cuarón
“Vice,” Adam McKay

Fiona's picks

What should/will win: The Favourite

Nick's picks

Who will win: Green Book
Who should win: The Favourite

Cinematography

“Cold War,” Lukasz Zal
“The Favourite,” Robbie Ryan
“Never Look Away,” Caleb Deschanel
“Roma,” Alfonso Cuarón
“A Star Is Born,” Matthew Libatique

Fiona's picks

What should win: Cold War
What will win: Roma

Nick's picks

What will win: Roma
What should win: Roma

Best Documentary Feature

“Free Solo,” Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
“Hale County This Morning, This Evening,” RaMell Ross
“Minding the Gap,” Bing Liu
“Of Fathers and Sons,” Talal Derki
“RBG,” Betsy West, Julie Cohen

Fiona and NIck's picks (agree) 

Who will win: RBG
Who should win: Free Solo

Best Documentary Short Subject

“Black Sheep,” Ed Perkins
“End Game,” Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
“Lifeboat,” Skye Fitzgerald
“A Night at the Garden,” Marshall Curry
“Period. End of Sentence.,” Rayka Zehtabchi

Fiona's picks

What should/will win: Period. End of Sentence

Nick's picks

What will win: Lifeboat
What should win: Black Sheep

Best Live Action Short Film

“Detainment,” Vincent Lambe
“Fauve,” Jeremy Comte
“Marguerite,” Marianne Farley
“Mother,” Rodrigo Sorogoyen
“Skin,” Guy Nattiv

Fiona's picks

What should win: Fauve
What will win: Detainment

Nick's picks

What will win: Detainment
What should win: Mother

Best Foreign Language Film

“Capernaum” (Lebanon)
“Cold War” (Poland)
“Never Look Away” (Germany)
“Roma” (Mexico)
“Shoplifters” (Japan)

Fiona's picks

What will win: Roma
What should win: Cold War

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Nick's picks

What will win: Roma
What should win: Capernaum

Film Editing

“BlacKkKlansman,” Barry Alexander Brown
“Bohemian Rhapsody,” John Ottman
“Green Book,” Patrick J. Don Vito
“The Favourite,” Yorgos Mavropsaridis
“Vice,” Hank Corwin

Fiona's picks

What should win: BlacKKKlansman
What will win: Bohemian Rhapsody (and she'll be cranky if it does)

Nick's picks

What will win: Vice
What should win: The Favourite

Sound Editing

“Black Panther,” Benjamin A. Burtt, Steve Boeddeker
“Bohemian Rhapsody,” John Warhurst
“First Man,” Ai-Ling Lee, Mildred Iatrou Morgan
“A Quiet Place,” Ethan Van der Ryn, Erik Aadahl
“Roma,” Sergio Diaz, Skip Lievsay

Nick and Fiona's picks (agreement)

What should/will win: A Quiet Place

Sound Mixing

“Black Panther”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“First Man”
“Roma”
“A Star Is Born”

Fiona's picks

What will win: Bohemian Rhapsody
What should win: A Star Is Born

Nick's picks

What will win: Bohemian Rhapsody
What should win: Black Panther

Production Design

“Black Panther,” Hannah Beachler
“First Man,” Nathan Crowley, Kathy Lucas
“The Favourite,” Fiona Crombie, Alice Felton
“Mary Poppins Returns,” John Myhre, Gordon Sim
“Roma,” Eugenio Caballero, Bárbara Enrı́quez

Fiona's picks

What shouls/will win: The Favourite

Nick's picks

What will win: Black Panther
What should win: The Favourite

Original Score

“BlacKkKlansman,” Terence Blanchard
“Black Panther,” Ludwig Goransson
“If Beale Street Could Talk,” Nicholas Britell
“Isle of Dogs,” Alexandre Desplat
“Mary Poppins Returns,” Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman

Nick's picks

What should/will win: If Beale Street Could Talk

Fiona's picks

What should win: BlacKKKlansman
What will win: Mary Poppins Returns

Original Song

“All The Stars” from “Black Panther” by Kendrick Lamar, SZA
“I’ll Fight” from “RBG” by Diane Warren, Jennifer Hudson
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from “Mary Poppins Returns” by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman
“Shallow” from “A Star Is Born” by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Andrew Wyatt and Benjamin Rice
“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” by David Rawlings and Gillian Welch

Fiona's picks

What should/will win: Shallow

Nick's picks

What will win: Shallow
What should win: All the Stars

Makeup and Hair:
“Border”
“Mary Queen of Scots”
“Vice”
Who will win: Mary Queen of Scots
Who should win: Vice

Costume Design

“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” Mary Zophres
“Black Panther,” Ruth E. Carter
“The Favourite,” Sandy Powell
“Mary Poppins Returns,” Sandy Powell
“Mary Queen of Scots,” Alexandra Byrne

Fiona's picks

What should/will win: The Favourite

Nick's picks

What will win: Mary Queen of Scots
What should win: Black Panther

Visual Effects

“Avengers: Infinity War”
“Christopher Robin”
“First Man”
“Ready Player One”
“Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Fiona's picks

What should/will win: First Man

Nick's picks

Who will win: First Man
Who should win: Avengers: Infinity War

 

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