Over the past few weeks, 1917 has (unsurprisingly) emerged as the frontrunner for this year’s Academy Awards. As the producers of La La Land would be happy to tell you, however, no movie can ever claim to have a lock on the Best Picture category, and several other films – particularly Parasite – could still end up winning. What follows are predictions for who will win in each category.
As one might have expected, this year’s Oscar nominations honored a few good films – and a far larger number of mediocre and bad ones. Here are some initial predictions and comments.