Academy Awards 2018 Predictions: ‘Wants’ and ‘Wills’

The Academy Awards returns this Sunday 4th March for its 90th annual celebration of film. Given last years shock Best Picture mix-up, we are assuming this year is going to be incredibly tame and probably ride the wave of all the previous awards shows. So here we have 5 of our Queens’ predictions for what ‘will’ win, and what we ‘want’ to win.

HANNAH RYAN

Best Picture

  •  Want: The Shape of Water Will: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Want: Timothée Chalamet Will: Gary Oldman

  • Best Actress in a Leading Role

Want: Sally Hawkins Will: Frances McDormand

  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Want: Willem Dafoe Will: Willem Dafoe

  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Want: Laurie Metcalf Will: Allison Janney

  • Best Director

Want: Greta Gerwig/Guillermo Del Toro (I couldn’t pick one!) Will: Guillermo Del Toro

  • Best Original Screenplay

Want: The Shape of Water Will: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  • Best Adapted Screenplay

Want: Call Me By Your Name Will: Call Me By Your Name

  • Best Editing

Want: Dunkirk Will: Dunkirk

  • Best Cinematography

Want: Blade Runner 2049 Will: Blade Runner 2049

  • Best Original Score

Want: The Shape of Water Will: Phantom Thread

 

CHLOE LEESON

  • Best Picture

Want: The Shape of Water Will: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  • Best Actor in a Leading Role

Want: Daniel Day Lewis Will: Gary Oldman

  • Best Actress in a Leading Role

Want: Frances McDormand Will: Frances McDormand

  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Want: Willem Dafoe (Just give The Florida Project this one tiny bit of love please!!!) Will: Sam Rockwell

  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Want: Mary J. Blige Will: Allison Janney

  • Best Director

Want: I would be thrilled if anyone other than Nolan wins Will: Guillermo Del Toro

  • Best Original Screenplay

Want: Get Out or Lady Bird Will: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  • Best Adapted Screenplay

Want: Mudbound Will: Call Me By Your Name

  • Best Editing

Want: Baby Driver Will: Dunkirk

  • Best Cinematography

Want: Blade Runner 2049 Will: Blade Runner 2049

  • Best Original Score

Want: Dunkirk Will: Dunkirk

MEGAN GIBB

 

  • Best Picture

Want: Ladybird    Will: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  • Best Actor In a Leading Role   

Want: Daniel Kaluuya   Will: Gary Oldman

  • Best Actress In a Leading Role

Want: Sally Hawkins   Will: Frances McDormand

  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Want: Willem Dafoe   Will: Sam Rockwell

  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Want: Octavia Spencer   Will: Octavia Spencer

  • Best Director

Want: Greta Gerwig   Will: Guillermo Del Toro

  • Best Original Screenplay

Want: Get Out   Will: Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

  • Best Adapted Screenplay

Want: Logan   Will: Call Me By Your Name

  • Best Editing

Want: The Shape of Water    Will: Baby Driver

  • Best Cinematography

Want: Blade Runner 2049   Will: Shape of Water

  • Best Original Score

Want: Dunkirk   Will: The Shape of Water

 

 

CAROLINE MADDEN

  • Best Picture

Want: Lady Bird Will: Three Billboards

  • Best Actor

Want: Daniel Kaluuya Will: Gary Oldman

  • Best Actress

Want: Margot Robbie Will: Frances McDormand

  • Best Supporting Actor

Want: Sam Rockwell Will: Sam Rockwell

  • Best Supporting Actress

Want: Laurie Metcalf Will: Allison Janney

  • Best Director

Want: Greta Gerwig Will: Guillermo del Toro

  • Best Original Screenplay

Want: Lady Bird Will: Get Out

  • Best Adapted Screenplay

Want: Mudbound Will: Call Me By Your Name

  • Best Editing

Want: Dunkirk Will: Dunkirk

  • Best Cinematography

Want: Blade Runner 2049 Will: Blade Runner 2049

  • Best Original Score

Want: Dunkirk Will: The Shape of Water

 

MEGAN WILSON

  • Best Picture

Want: Lady Bird or Get Out Will: The Shape of Water

  • Best Actor

Want: Daniel Kaluuya Will: Gary Oldman

  • Best Actress

Want: Saoirse Ronan or Margot Robbie Will: Frances McDormand

  • Best Supporting Actor

Want: Willem Dafoe Will: Sam Rockwell

  • Best Supporting Actress

Want: Mary J. Blige or Laurie Metcalf Will: Alison Janney

  • Best Director 

Want: Greta Gerwig Will: Greta Gerwig or Guillermo Del Toro

  • Best Original Screenplay

Want: Lady Bird Will: Lady Bird

  • Best Adapted Screenplay

Want: Logan Will: Call Me By Your Name

  • Best Editing

Want: Baby Driver Will: Baby Driver

  • Best Cinematography

Want: Mudbound Will: The Shape of Water

  • Best Original Score

Want: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Will: The Shape of Water

 

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