The M&M Report Predicts the 2018 Oscars

Shape.jpgHaving finally recovered from last year’s Best Picture snafu, Devin and I are back with our best guesses for this year’s Oscar winners. Here are our respective ballots, compiled separately.

(Devin and I discussed several of this year’s nominated films on our podcast. Do us a favor and check out our thoughts on Get OutBaby Driver and DunkirkThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriLady BirdMolly’s Game and Call Me By Your Name; and Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Post. Subscribe to The M&M Report on iTunes and Spotify, and check your feeds Monday morning for our fifth annual post-Oscars recap, to be recorded just minutes after the telecast ends.)

BEST PICTURE

Mark: Get Out

DevinDunkirk

BEST ACTOR

Mark: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Devin: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

BEST ACTRESS

Mark: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Devin: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Mark: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Devin: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Mark: Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Devin: Allison Janney, I, Tonya

BEST DIRECTOR

Mark: Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape of Water

Devin: Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape of Water

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

Mark: Jordan Peele, Get Out

Devin: Jordan Peele, Get Out

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Mark: James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name

Devin: James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

Mark: “This Is Me,” Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, The Greatest Showman

Devin: “Remember Me,” Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, Coco

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Mark: A Fantastic Woman

DevinA Fantastic Woman

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Mark: Last Men in Aleppo

DevinIcarus

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

Mark: Coco

DevinCoco

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Mark: Dan Laustsen, The Shape of Water

Devin: Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Mark: Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water

Devin: Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

Mark: Mark Bridges, Phantom Thread

Devin: Mark Bridges, Phantom Thread

BEST FILM EDITING

Mark: Sidney Wolinsky, The Shape of Water

Devin: Lee Smith, Dunkirk

BEST MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

Mark: Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick, Darkest Hour

Devin: Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick, Darkest Hour

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Mark: Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau, and Jeff Melvin, The Shape of Water

Devin: Paul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau, and Jeff Melvin, The Shape of Water

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Mark: Joe Letteri, Daniel Barrett, Dan Lemmon and Joel Whist, War for the Planet of the Apes

Devin: John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert and Richard R. Hoover, Blade Runner 2049

BEST SOUND MIXING

Mark: Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, and Gary A. Rizzo, Dunkirk

Devin: Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, and Gary A. Rizzo, Dunkirk

BEST SOUND EDITING

Mark: Nathan Robitaille and Nelson Ferreira, The Shape of Water

Devin: Richard King and Alex Gibson, Dunkirk

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Mark: Garden Party

DevinDear Basketball

BEST LIVE-ACTION SHORT FILM

Mark: DeKalb Elementary

DevinDeKalb Elementary

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

Mark: Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405

DevinHeroine

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