2021 Oscar Predictions

Updated 1/4

BEST PICTUREBEST DIRECTOR
Belfast
CODA
Don’t Look Up
Dune
King Richard
Licorice Pizza
The Power of the Dog
Spencer
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story
Kenneth Branagh, Belfast
Denis Villaneuve, Dune
Paul Thomas Anderson, Licorice Pizza
Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog
Steven Spielberg, West Side Story
BEST ACTORBEST ACTRESS
Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog
Peter Dinklage, Cyrano
Andrew Garfield, Tick, Tick, Boom
Will Smith, King Richard
Denzel Washington, The Tragedy of Macbeth
Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Olivia Colman, The Lost Daughter
Lady Gaga, House of Gucci
Nicole Kidman, Being the Ricardos
Kristen Stewart, Spencer
BEST SUPPORTING ACTORBEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jon Bernthal, King Richard
Jamie Dornan, Belfast
Ciaran Hinds, Belfast
Troy Kotsur, CODA
Kodi Smit-McPhee, The Power of the Dog
Caitriona Balfe, Belfast
Ariana DeBose, West Side Story
Ann Dowd, Mass
Kirsten Dunst, The Power of the Dog
Aunjanue Ellis, King Richard
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAYBEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
A Hero
Being the Ricardos
Belfast
Don’t Look Up
Licorice Pizza
Cyrano
Drive My Car
Passing
The Power of the Dog
West Side Story
BEST ORIGINAL SCOREBEST ORIGINAL SONG
Dune
The French Dispatch
The Power of the Dog
Spencer
The Tragedy of Macbeth
Annette
Belfast
Encanto
King Richard
No Time to Die
BEST SOUNDBEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Dune
The Matrix Resurrections
No Time to Die
Tick, Tick…BOOM!
West Side Story
Belfast
Dune
Mass
Passing
The Power of the Dog
BEST FILM EDITINGBEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Belfast
Dune
The Last Duel
Passing
The Power of the Dog
Cyrano
Dune
The French Dispatch
Nightmare Alley
No Time To Die
BEST COSTUME DESIGNBEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Cruella
Dune
The French Dispatch
Nightmare Alley
West Side Story
Dune
Free Guy
Godzilla vs. Kong
No Time To Die
Spider-Man: No Way Home
BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLINGBEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Cruella
Dune
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
House of Gucci
Nightmare Alley
Encanto
Flee
How Do You Live?
Luca
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATUREBEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
A Hero
Drive My Car
Flee
The Hand of God
The Worst Person in the World
Ascension
Flee
Procession
The Rescue
The Summer of Soul
BEST ANIMATED SHORTBEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Bad Seeds
Namoo
Robin Robin
Step into the River
Us Again
Camp Confidential: America’s Secret Nazis
Lead Me Home
The Queen of Basketball
Takeover
When We Were Bullies
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
Censor of Dreams
Distances
The Long Goodbye
Please Hold
When the Sun Sets