Oscars Challenge 2018

Here’s the full list of the nominees for the 90th Academy Awards in 2018 and here’s our printable ballot sheet for you to download, print, and make your predictions for the winners on Sunday March 4th.

Also here’s a really clear PDF watchlist of all the nominees and where you can stream or watch the films to check them off the list as you see them all.

I’ll update with links to my reviews as they’re published over the coming weeks and details of how/where you can see these movies.

Best Picture:

“Call Me by Your Name”- In theatres.
“Darkest Hour” – In theatres.
Dunkirk” – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
Get Out” – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
“Lady Bird” – In theatres. My review is coming very soon.
“Phantom Thread” – In theatres.
“The Post” – In theatres.
“The Shape of Water” – In theatres. Review coming soon. 
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” – In theatres. Review coming soon. 

Lead Actor:

Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me by Your Name” – In theatres.
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Phantom Thread” – In theatres.
Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out” – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” – In theatres.
Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

Lead Actress:

Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water” – In theatres. Review coming soon. 
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” – In theatres. Review coming soon. 
Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya” – In theatres.
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird” – In theatres. Review coming soon. 
Meryl Streep, “The Post” – In theatres.

Supporting Actor:

Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Woody Harrelson, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”. Review coming soon. 
Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”. Review coming soon. 
Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”
Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”. Review coming soon. 

Supporting Actress:

Mary J. Blige, “Mudbound” – Available to watch on Netflix.
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread”
Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”. Review coming soon. 
Octavia Spencer, “The Shape of Water”. Review coming soon. 

Director:

Dunkirk” Christopher Nolan – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
Get Out” Jordan Peele – Available on VOD and home media.
“Lady Bird” Greta Gerwig. Review coming soon. 
“Phantom Thread” Paul Thomas Anderson
“The Shape of Water” Guillermo del Toro. Review coming soon. 

Animated Feature:

The Boss Baby” – Available on VOD and home media. Read my lukewarm review here.
“The Breadwinner”
“Coco”
“Ferdinand”
“Loving Vincent” is now available on VOD I believe.

Live Action Short:

“DeKalb Elementary”
“The Eleven O’Clock”
“My Nephew Emmett”
“The Silent Child”
“Watu Wote/All of Us”

Adapted Screenplay:

“Call Me by Your Name” James Ivory
“The Disaster Artist” Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber. Review coming soon. 
“Logan” Scott Frank & James Mangold and Michael Green – Available on VOD and home media. Review coming soon.
“Molly’s Game” Aaron Sorkin
“Mudbound” Virgil Williams and Dee Rees

Original Screenplay:

The Big Sick” Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
Get Out” Jordan Peele – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
“Lady Bird” Greta Gerwig. Review coming soon. 
“The Shape of Water” Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor. Review coming soon. 
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Martin McDonagh. Review coming soon. 

Cinematography:

“Blade Runner 2049” Roger Deakins – Available on VOD and home media. Review coming soon.
“Darkest Hour” Bruno Delbonnel
“Dunkirk” Hoyte van Hoytema – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
“Mudbound” Rachel Morrison
“The Shape of Water” Dan Laustsen. Review coming soon. 

Best Documentary Feature:

Best Documentary Short Subject:

“Edith+Eddie”
“Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405” – Available to watch on YouTube here.
Heroin(e)” – Available to watch on Netflix. Read my review here.
“Knife Skills”
“Traffic Stop”

Best Animated Short Film:

Dear Basketball” available to watch on VOD and in some forms on YouTube. Read my brief review here.
“Garden Party”
Lou” – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here
“Negative Space”
Revolting Rhymes” My review is coming soon. 

Best Foreign Language Film:

“A Fantastic Woman” (Chile)
“The Insult” (Lebanon)
“Loveless” (Russia)
“On Body and Soul (Hungary)
“The Square” (Sweden)

Film Editing:

Baby Driver” Jonathan Amos, Paul Machliss – Available on VOD and home media. Read my glowing review here.
“Dunkirk” Lee Smith – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
“I, Tonya” Tatiana S. Riegel
“The Shape of Water” Sidney Wolinsky. Review coming soon. 
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Jon Gregory. Review coming soon. 

Sound Editing:

Baby Driver” Julian Slater – Available on VOD and home media. Read my glowing review here.
“Blade Runner 2049” Mark Mangini, Theo Green – Available on VOD and home media. Review coming soon. 
Dunkirk” Alex Gibson, Richard King – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
“The Shape of Water” Nathan Robitaille. Review coming soon. 
Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Ren Klyce, Matthew Wood

Sound Mixing:

Baby Driver” Mary H. Ellis, Julian Slater, Tim Cavagin – Available on VOD and home media. Read my glowing review here.
“Blade Runner 2049” Mac Ruth, Ron Bartlett, Doug Hephill – Available on VOD and home media. Review coming soon. 
Dunkirk” Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
“The Shape of Water” Glen Gauthier, Christian Cooke, Brad Zoern. Review coming soon. 
Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Stuart Wilson, Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick. Read my review here.

Production Design:

Beauty and the Beast” – Available on VOD and home media.
“Blade Runner 2049″ – Available on VOD and home media. Review coming soon. 
“Darkest Hour” – In theatres.
“Dunkirk” – Available on VOD and home media. Read my review here.
“The Shape of Water” – In theatres. Review coming soon. 

Original Score:

“Dunkirk” Hans Zimmer. Read my review here.
“Phantom Thread” Jonny Greenwood
“The Shape of Water” Alexandre Desplat. Review coming soon. 
Star Wars: The Last Jedi” John Williams
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Carter Burwell. Review coming soon. 

Original Song:

“Mighty River” from “Mudbound” Mary J. Blige
“Mystery of Love” from “Call Me by Your Name” Sufjan Stevens
“Remember Me” from “Coco” Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
“Stand Up for Something” from “Marshall” Diane Warren, Common
“This Is Me” from “The Greatest Showman” Benj Pasek, Justin Paul

Makeup and Hair:

“Darkest Hour” – In theatres.
“Victoria and Abdul”
Wonder” available now on VOD. Read my review of the film here.

Costume Design:

Beauty and the Beast” – Available on VOD and home media.
“Darkest Hour”
“Phantom Thread”
“The Shape of Water”. Review coming soon. 
“Victoria and Abdul” – Available on VOD and home media in some countries such as the U.K.

Visual Effects:

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