My PreDicktions of All Categeories

PICTURE:  Nomadland

DIRECTOR:  Chloe Zhao, Nomadland

ACTOR:  Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

ACTRESS:  Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

SUPPORTING ACTOR:  Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah

SUPPORTING ACTRESS:  Youn Yun-jung, Minari

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:  Promising Young Woman

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:  The Father

ANIMATED FEATURE:  Soul

INTERNATIONAL FEATURE:  Another Round

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:  My Octopus Teacher

CINEMATOGRAPHY:  Nomadland

FILM EDITING:  The Trial of the Chicago 7?!?!?! (but MAN, Metal is up there, and it really could go to anything!)

SOUND:  Sound of Metal

VISUAL EFFECTS:  Tenet

PRODUCTION DESIGN:  Mank

COSTUME DESIGN:  Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

MAKEUP AND HAIR:  Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

SCORE:  Soul

SONG:  "Speak Now", from One Night in Miami

And I'm actually getting good at predicting the shorts, especially when I've seen them; which I have this year in the case of Animated and Live Action!

ANIMATED SHORT:  If Anything Happens I Love You

LIVE ACTION SHORT:  Two Distant Strangers

DOCUMENTARY SHORT:  A Love Song for Latasha (it's considered the front-runner - I watched a few moments of it, and it looks incredible)