The Academy Awards are upon us once again, and this year has had no shortage of drama in the lead up to the ceremony. My final predictions, including possible spoilers, follow.

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My predictions in full:
(Eventual winners in bold)

Best Picture
Winner: Roma
Spoiler: Black Panther
BlackKklansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
A Star is Born
Vice

Best Director
Winner: Alfonso Cuaron – Roma
Spoiler: Spike Lee – Blackkklansman
Pawel Pawlikowski – Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos – The Favourite
Adam McKay – Vice

Best Actor
Winner: Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody
Spoiler: Christian Bale – Vice
Bradley Cooper – A Star is Born
Willem Dafoe – At Eternity’s Gate
Viggo Mortensen – Green Book

Best Actress
Winner: Glenn Close – The Wife
Spoiler: Olivia Colman – The Favourite
Yalitza Aparicio – Roma
Lady Gaga – A Star is Born
Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actor
Winner: Mahershala Ali – Green Book
Spoiler: Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Adam Driver – BlackKklansman
Sam Elliott – A Star is Born
Sam Rockwell – Vice

Best Supporting Actress
Winner: Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk
Spoiler: Amy Adams – Vice
Marina de Tavira – Roma
Emma Stone – The Favourite
Rachel Weisz – The Favourite

Best Original Screenplay
Winner: The Favourite
Spoiler: Green Book
First Reformed
Roma
Vice

Best Adapted Screenplay
Winner: Blackkklansman
Spoiler: If Beale Street Could Talk
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
A Star is Born

Best Foreign Language Film
Winner: Roma
Spoiler: Cold War
Capernaum
Never Look Away
Shoplifters

Best Animated Feature
Winner: Spider-Man into the Spider-verse
Spoiler: The Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Mirai
Ralph Breaks the Internet

Best Documentary Feature
Winner: RBG
Spoiler: Free Solo
Hale County
Minding the Gap
Of Fathers and Sons

Best Original Score
Winner: If Beale Street Could Talk
Spoiler: Blackkklansman
Black Panther – Ludwig Göransson
Isle of Dogs
Mary Poppins Returns

Best Original Song
Winner: Shallow – A Star is Born
Spoiler: All the Stars – Black Panther
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Mary Poppins Returns
RBG

Best Editing
Winner: The Favourite
Spoiler: Vice
BlackKklansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
Green Book

Best Cinematography
Winner: Roma
Spoiler: Cold War
The Favourite
Never Look Away
A Star is Born

Best Production Design
Winner: Black Panther
Spoiler: The Favourite
First Man
Mary Poppins Returns
Roma

Best Costume Design
Winner: Black Panther
Spoiler: The Favourite
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen of Scots

Best Hair & Make-Up
Winner: Vice
Spoiler: Border
Mary Queen of Scots

Best Sound Editing
Winner: Bohemian Rhapsody
Spoiler: First Man
Black Panther
A Quiet Place
Roma

Best Sound Mixing
Winner: Bohemian Rhapsody
Spoiler: A Star is Born
Black Panther
First Man
Roma

Best Visual Effects
Winner: Avengers: Infinity War
Spoiler: First Man
Christopher Robin
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story

Best Live Action Short
Winner: Skin
Detainment
Fauve
Marguerite
Mother

Best Animated Short
Winner: Bao
Animal Behaviour
Late Afternoon
One Small Step
Weekends

Best Documentary Short
Winner: Period. End of Sentence.
Black Sheep
End Game
Lifeboat
A Night at the Garden

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