Best Picture

Black Panther 

BlacKkKlansman 

Bohemian Rhapsody (our interview with director Dexter Fletcher is here)

The Favourite 

Green Book 

Roma 

A Star Is Born

Vice 

Our Pick: BlacKkKlansman

 

Actress in a Leading Role

Yalitza AparicioRoma 

Glenn CloseThe Wifeour interview with Close’s daughter, Annie Starke, on The Wife is here. 

Olivia ColmanThe Favourite 

Lady GagaA Star Is Born 

Melissa McCarthyCan You Ever Forgive Me? 

Our Pick: Glenn Close, The Wife

 

Actor in a Leading Role

Christian BaleVice 

Bradley CooperA Star Is Born 

Willem DafoeAt Eternity’s Gate 

Rami MalekBohemian Rhapsody 

Viggo MortensenGreen Book 

Our Pick: Christian Bale, Vice

 

Directing

Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)

Paweł Pawlikowski (Cold War)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)

Adam McKay (Vice)

Our Pick: Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman

 

Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala AliGreen Book 

Adam DriverBlacKkKlansman 

Sam ElliottA Star Is Born 

Richard E. GrantCan You Ever Forgive Me? 

Sam RockwellVice 

Our Pick: Sam Elliott, A Star is Born

 

Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy AdamsVice 

Marina de TaviraRoma 

Regina KingIf Beale Street Could Talk 

Emma StoneThe Favourite 

Rachel WeiszThe Favourite 

Our Pick: Amy Adams, Vice

 

Adapted Screenplay

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs 
Written by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen.

BlacKkKlansman 
Written by Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee.

Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty.

If Beale Street Could Talk
Written for the screen by Barry Jenkins.

A Star Is Born
Screenplay by Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters.

Our Pick: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.

 

Original Screenplay

The Favourite 
Written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara.

First Reformed
Written by Paul Schrader.

Green Book
Written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly.

Roma
Written by Alfonso Cuarón.

Vice
Written by Adam McKay.

Our Pick: First Reformed, Paul Schrader.

 

Cinematography

Cold War 
Łukasz Żal.

The Favourite
Robbie Ryan.

Never Look Away
Caleb Deschanel.

Roma
Alfonso Cuarón.

A Star Is Born
Matthew Libatique.

Our Pick: Cold War, Łukasz Żal.

 

Production Design

Black Panther 
Production Design: Hannah Beachler; Set Decoration: Jay Hart.

The Favourite 
Production Design: Fiona Crombie; Set Decoration: Alice Felton.

First Man 
Production Design: Nathan Crowley; Set Decoration: Kathy Lucas.

Mary Poppins Returns 
Production Design: John Myhre; Set Decoration: Gordon Sim.

Roma 
Production Design: Eugenio Caballero; Set Decoration: Bárbara Enríquez.

Our Pick: Black Panther.

 

Costume Design

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs 
Mary Zophres.

Black Panther 
Ruth Carter.

The Favourite
Sandy Powell.

Mary Poppins Returns
Sandy Powell.

Mary Queen of Scots
Alexandra Byrne.

Our Pick: The Favourite.

 

Film Editing

BlacKkKlansman 
Barry Alexander Brown.

Bohemian Rhapsody
John Ottman.

The Favourite
Yorgos Mavropsaridis.

Green Book
Patrick J. Don Vito.

Vice
Hank Corwin.

Our Pick: Vice.

 

Foreign Language Film

Capernaum (Lebanon) – Our interview with writer/director Nadine Labaki is here.
Cold War (Poland)
Never Look Away (Germany)
Roma (Mexico)
Shoplifters (Japan)

Our Pick: Capernaum.

 

Documentary Feature

Free Solo 

Hale County This Morning, This Evening 

Minding the Gap 

Of Fathers and Sons 

RBG 

Our Pick: RBG.

 

Documentary Short Subject

Black Sheep 

End Game 

Lifeboat

A Night at the Garden 

Period. End Of Sentence

Our Pick: End Game.

 

Animated Feature Film

Incredibles 2 

Isle of Dogs 

Mirai – Our interview with writer/director Mamoru Hosoda is here.

Ralph Breaks the Internet 

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 

 

Our Pick: Mirai.

Animated Short Film

Animal Behaviour
Bao

Late Afternoon

One Small Step

Weekends

Our Pick: One Small Step.

 

Live Action Short Film

Detainment – Our interview with writer/director Vincent Lambe is here.

Fauve 

Marguerite 

Mother

Skin

Our Pick: Detainment.

 

Original Score

Black Panther, Ludwig Göransson

BlacKkKlansman, Terence Blanchard

If Beale Street Could Talk, Nicholas Britell

Isle of Dogs, Alexandre Desplat

Mary Poppins Returns, Marc Shaiman.

Our Pick: Isle of Dogs.

 

Original Song

All The Stars” from Black Panther.

I’ll Fight” from RBG.

The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns.

Shallow” from A Star Is Born.

When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

Our Pick: “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

 

Visual Effects

Avengers: Infinity War 
Dan DeLeeuw, Kelly Port, Russell Earl and Dan Sudick.

Christopher Robin 
Christopher Lawrence, Michael Eames, Theo Jones and Chris Corbould.

First Man 
Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm.

Ready Player One 
Roger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler and David Shirk.

Solo: A Star Wars Story 
Rob Bredow, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Dominic Tuohy.

Our Pick: First Man.

 

Makeup and Hairstyling

Border 
Göran Lundström and Pamela Goldammer.

Mary Queen of Scots
Jenny Shircore, Marc Pilcher and Jessica Brooks.

Vice 
Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe and Patricia DeHaney.

Our Pick: Vice.

 

Sound Editing

Black Panther 
Benjamin A. Burtt and Steve Boeddeker.

Bohemian Rhapsody 
John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone.

First Man 
Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan.

A Quiet Place 
Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl.

Roma 
Sergio Díaz and Skip Lievsay.

Our Pick: A Quiet Place.

 

Sound Mixing

Black Panther 
Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor and Peter Devlin.

Bohemian Rhapsody 
Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali.

First Man 
Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Ai-Ling Lee and Mary H. Ellis.

Roma 
Skip Lievsay, Craig Henighan and José Antonio García.

A Star Is Born 
Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, Jason Ruder and Steve Morrow.

Our Pick: Bohemian Rhapsody.

 

The 91st Academy Awards will be Sunday February 24 on ABC.