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95th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

LightsCameraJackson LightsCameraJackson Critic Here are my predictions in seven of the major categories for the 95th Oscars Nominations, which will be announced this Tuesday January 24th on ABC:

Best Animated Feature

“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”

“Marcel the Shell with Shoes On”

“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish”

“Turning Red”“Wendell & Wild”

Alternate: “The Sea Beast”

Pleasant Surprise: “Minions: The Rise of Gru”

Best Supporting Actress

Angela Bassett, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Hong Chau, “The Whale”

Kerry Condon, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Jamie Lee Curtis, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Stephanie Hsu, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Alternate: Mariana Trevino, “A Man Called Otto”

Pleasant Surprise: Carey Mulligan, “She Said”

Best Supporting Actor

Paul Dano, “The Fabelmans”

Brendan Gleeson, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Barry Keoghan, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Ke Huy Quan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Eddie Redmayne, “The Good Nurse”

Alternate: Brian Tyree Henry, “Causeway”

Pleasant Surprise: Brad Pitt, “Babylon”

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, “TAR”

Viola Davis, “The Woman King”

Ana de Armas, “Blonde”

Danielle Deadwyler, “Till”

Michelle Yeoh, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Alternate: Michelle Williams, “The Fabelmans”

Pleasant Surprise: Jessica Chastain, “The Good Nurse”

Best Actor

Austin Butler, “Elvis”

Colin Farrell, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Brendan Fraser, “The Whale”

Tom Hanks, “A Man Called Otto”

Bill Nighy, “Living”

Alternate: Paul Mescal, “Aftersun”

Pleasant Surprise: Tom Cruise, “Top Gun: Maverick”

Best Director

Todd Field, “TAR”

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Schienert, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Martin McDonagh, “The Banshees of Inisherin”

Gina Prince-Bythewood, “The Woman King”

Steven Spielberg, “The Fabelmans”

Alternate: James Cameron, “Avatar: The Way of Water”

Pleasant Surprise: Joseph Kosinski, “Top Gun: Maverick”

Best Picture

“Avatar: The Way of Water”

“The Banshees of Inisherin”


“Everything Everywhere All at Once”

“The Fabelmans”



“Top Gun: Maverick”

“The Woman King”

“Women Talking”

Alternate: “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

Pleasant Surprise: “Aftersun”

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