Predictions for the 2019 Oscar Nominations


I am doing some wishful thinking here, I think, but whatever. No further commentary, this is simply for the record.

Best Picture

  • 1917
  • The Irishman
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Joker
  • Little Women
  • Marriage Story
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Parasite 


  • Bong Joon-ho (Parasite)
  • Greta Gerwig (Little Women)
  • Sam Mendes (1917)
  • Martin Scorsese (The Irishman)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood)

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story)
  • Lupita Nyong’o (Us)
  • Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)
  • Charlize Theron (Bombshell)
  • Renée Zellweger (Judy)

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Antonio Banderas (Pain & Glory)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood)
  • Adam Driver (Marriage Story)
  • Taron Egerton (Rocketman)
  • Joaquin Phoenix (Joker)

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Laura Dern (Marriage Story)
  • Jennifer Lopez (Hustlers)
  • Scarlett Johansson (Jojo Rabbit)
  • Florence Pugh (Little Women)
  • Margot Robbie (Bombshell)

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood)
  • Al Pacino (The Irishman)
  • Joe Pesci (The Irishman)
  • Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood)
  • Song Kang-ho (Parasite)

Original Screenplay

  • The Farewell (Lulu Wang)
  • Knives Out (Rian Johnson)
  • Marriage Story (Noach Baumbach)
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
  • Parasite (Bong Joon-ho, Jin Won-han)

Adapted Screenplay

  • The Irishman (Steven Zaillian)
  • Jojo Rabbit (Taika Waititi)
  • Joker (Todd Phillips, Scott Silver)
  • Little Women (Greta Gerwig)
  • The Two Popes (Anthony McCarten)

Animated Feature

  • Frozen II
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  • I Lost My Body
  • Missing Link
  • Toy Story 4

International Feature

  • Atlantics (Senegal)
  • Beanpole (Russia)
  • Les Miserables (France)
  • Pain & Glory (Spain)
  • Parasite (South Korea)

Documentary Feature

  • American Factory
  • For Sama 
  • Honeyland
  • Midnight Family 
  • One Child Nation 


  • 1917 (Roger Deakins)
  • The Irishman (Rodrigo Prieto)
  • Joker (Lawrence Sher)
  • The Lighthouse (Jaren Blachske)
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Robert Richardson)

Costume Design

  • 1917 (Jacqueline Durran, David Crossman)
  • Jojo Rabbit (Mayes C. Rubio)
  • Little Women (Jacqueline Durran)
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Arianne Phillips)
  • Rocketman (Julian Day)

Film Editing

  • Ford v. Ferrari (Michael McCusker)
  • The Irishman (Thelma Schoonmaker)
  • Jojo Rabbit (Tom Eagles)
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Fred Raskin)
  • Parasite (Jinmo Yang)

Makeup and Hair

  • Bombshell
  • Joker
  • Judy
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Rocketman 

Production Design

  • 1917 (Dennis Gassner)
  • Jojo Rabbit (Ra Vincent)
  • Joker (Mark Friedberg)
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh)
  • Parasite (Lee Ha-jun)

Original Score

  • 1917 (Thomas Newman)
  • Joker (Hildur Gudnadottir)
  • Little Women (Alexandre Desplat)
  • Marriage Story (Randy Newman)
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (John Williams)

Original Song

  • “Glasgow” (Wild Rose)
  • “I’m Gonna Love Me Again” (Rocketman)
  • “Into the Unknown” (Frozen II)
  • “Spirit” (The Lion King)
  • “Stand Up” (Harriet)

Sound Mixing

  • 1917 
  • Ford v. Ferrari
  • Joker
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Rocketman

Sound Editing

  • 1917 
  • Ford v Ferrari
  • Joker
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Visual Effects

  • Alita: Battle Angel
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • The Irishman 
  • The Lion King
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 

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