Academy Awards 2019: nominations and predictions

Alfonso Cuaron walks onstage to accept Best Director for 'Roma' at the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 13, 2019 in Santa Monica, California.

Academy Awards speculation is in full swing, with nomination announcements flooding in.

The 91st Academy Awards are due to take place on Sunday, February 24, 2019, and will aim to spotlight the greatest achievements of the cinematic calendar year. Last year it was Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water which bagged the coveted Best Picture award; so, what’s set to win this year? Here are the nominations for the main six categories, with our predictions to win in bold. Here goes:

Best Picture Nominees:

Black Panther

BlacKkKlansman

Bohemian Rhapsody

The Favourite

Green Book

Roma

A Star is Born

Vice

 

Best Director Nominees:

Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)

Adam McKay (Vice)

Pawel Pawlikowski (Cold War)

 

Lead Actress Nominees:

Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)

Glenn Close (The Wife)

Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

Lady Gaga (A Star is Born)

Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

 

Lead Actor Nominees:

Christian Bale (Vice)

Bradley Cooper (A Star is Born)

Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)

Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

 

Supporting Actor Nominees:

Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)

Sam Elliott (A Star is Born)

Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Sam Rockwell (Vice)

 

Supporting Actress Nominees:

Amy Adams (Vice)

Marina de Tavira (Roma)

Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Emma Stone (The Favourite)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

 

In lighter awards ceremony news, check out these Razzie nominations

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