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2021 Final Oscars Predictions

Alright, the Academy Awards are coming up and the nominations will be announced on March 15th. Here are my final predictions for the nominations (and winners) in the six major categories. Let me go ahead and put it out there now, so we can all come back in a few days to marvel at how smart I am or just how off I was!


Daniel Kaluuya (Judas & the Black Messiah)

Sasha Baron-Cohen (Trial of the Chicago 7)

Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami)

Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)

Jared Leto (The Little Things)

Who Will Win: Daniel Kaluuya

Who Gets MY Vote: Paul Raci


Glen Close (Hillbilly Elegy)

Youn Yu-Jung (Minari)

Olivia Colman (The Father)

Amanda Seyfried (Mank)

Jodie Foster (The Mauritanian)

Who Will Win: Glen Close

Who Gets MY Vote: Youn You-Jung


Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)

Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)

Anthony Hopkins (The Father)

Gary Oldman (Mank)

Steven Yeun (Minari)

Who Will Win: Chadwick Boseman

Who Gets MY Vote: Riz Ahmed


Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman)

Andra Day (The US vs. Billie Holiday)

Viola Davis (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)

Frances McDormand (Nomadland) Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman)

Who Will Win: Carey Mulligan

Who Gets MY Vote: Carey Mulligan


Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

David Fincher (Mank)

Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman)

Lee Isaac Chung (Minari)

Regina King (One Night in Miami)

Who Will Win: Chloe Zhao

Who Gets MY Vote: Chloe Zhao

FILM (based on 8 nominees)


Trial of the Chicago 7



Promising Young Woman

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Sound of Metal

One Night in Miami

What Will Win: Nomadland

What Gets MY Vote: Promising Young Woman


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