Awards Watch With Math Teacher Movies – February 7th, 2022: Oscar Nomination Predictions

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Awards analysis is provided by Sean from @MathTeacherMovies.

With the Oscar nomination announcements knocking at the door tomorrow,  it seemed like the perfect time to show off my predictions for the Oscar nominations. In the interest of brevity and my sanity there is no opinion and thought process written after every category, but you will see plenty of reactions next week. 

Best Picture

“Being the Ricardos”

“Belfast”

“CODA”

“Don’t Look Up”

“Dune”

“King Richard”

“Licorice Pizza”

“The Power of the Dog”

“West Side Story”

“Nightmare Alley”

Best Director

Paul Thomas Anderson (“Licorice Pizza”)

Kenneth Branagh (“Belfast”)

Jane Campion (“The Power of the Dog”)

Steven Spielberg (“West Side Story”)

Denis Villeneuve (“Dune”)

Best Actor

Javier Bardem (“Being the Ricardos”)  

Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Power of the Dog”) 

Andrew Garfield (“Tick, Tick … Boom!”) 

Will Smith (“King Richard”)  

Denzel Washington (“The Tragedy of Macbeth”) 

Best Actress

Jessica Chastain (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”)  

Olivia Colman (“The Lost Daughter”)  

Lady Gaga (“House of Gucci”) 

Kristen Stewart (“Spencer”)  

Nicole Kidman (“Being the Ricardos”) 

Best Supporting Actor

Ben Affleck (“The Tender Bar”)  

Bradley Cooper (“Licorice Pizza”)  

Troy Kotsur (“CODA”)  

Ciaran Hinds (“Belfast”)  

Kodi Smit-McPhee (“The Power of the Dog”) 

Best Supporting Actress

Aunjanue Ellis (“King Richard”)

Caitríona Balfe (“Belfast”)  

Ariana DeBose (“West Side Story”)

Kirsten Dunst (“The Power of the Dog”)  

Ruth Negga (“Passing”) 

Best Original Screenplay

“Belfast”

“Don’t Look Up” 

“Being the Ricardos” 

“Licorice Pizza” 

“The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun” 

Best Adapted Screenplay

“Dune”

“Power of the Dog”

“CODA” 

“Tick, Tick … Boom!”

“West Side Story”

Best Animated Film 

“Encanto”

“Flee”

“Luca”

“The Mitchells vs. The Machines”

“Raya and the Last Dragon”

Best Cinematography

“The Tragedy of Macbeth”

“Dune”

“Nightmare Alley”

“The Power of the Dog”

“Belfast”

Best Costume Design

“Cruella “

“House of Gucci” 

“Cyrano” 

“Nightmare Alley” 

“Coming 2 America” 

Best Documentary 

“The Rescue”

“Flee”

“Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”

“The Velvet Underground”

“Ascension”

“Attica”

“Procession”

Best Editing 

“Belfast”

“The Power of the Dog”

“Dune”

“King Richard”

“tick, tick…BOOM!”

Best International Feature Film 

Denmark, “Flee”

Italy, “The Hand of God”

Iran, “A Hero”

Japan, “Drive My Car”

Norway, “The Worst Person in the World”

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“Coming 2 America”

“Dune”

“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

“House of Gucci”

“Cyrano”

Best Original Song

“Somehow You Do” from “Four Good Days”

“No Time To Die” from “No Time to Die”

“Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto”

“Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)” from “Respect”

“Be Alive” from “King Richard”

Best Original Score

“Parallel Mothers”

“The Power of the Dog”

“Don’t Look Up”

“Dune”

“Encanto”

Best Production Design

“The French Dispatch” 

“Nightmare Alley” 

“The Tragedy of Macbeth” 

“Dune” 

“No Time to Die” 

Best Sound

“Belfast”

“Dune”

“No Time to Die”

“A Quiet Place Part II”

“West Side Story”

Best Visual Effects

“Dune”

“Free Guy”

“Godzilla vs. Kong”

“The Matrix Resurrections”

“No Time to Die”

There are many different avenues that these categories can go down and there is so much room for surprises and snubs which are what always make the Oscars fun, so get excited and see you next week!

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