Did we get it right? Reel Dialogue predicts the 2019 Academy Awards & the winners list

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga stole the show and we want Mike Myers and Dana Carvey back, but the real story is in the winners. The award goes to…

Here we go… how did the Reel Dialogue team go at predictions? Did your favourites win? 

Best picture

The Favourite

Green Book

Vice

Roma

Black Panther

BlacKkKlansman

Bohemian Rhapsody

A Star Is Born

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Green Book

Winner: Green Book

 

Best director

Alfonso Cuarón (Roma) 

Adam McKay (Vice)

Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)

Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman) 

Pawel Pawlikowski (Cold War)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)

Winner: Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)

 

Best actor

Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody) 

Christian Bale (Vice)

Viggo Mortensen (Green Book) 

Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)

Winner: Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

 

Best actress

Glenn Close (The Wife) 

Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)

Olivia Colman (The Favourite) 

Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Glenn Close (The Wife)

Winner: Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

 

Best supporting actor

Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Richard E Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born) 

Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman) 

Sam Rockwell (Vice)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Winner: Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

 

Best supporting actress

Emma Stone (The Favourite)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Amy Adams (Vice)

Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Marina De Tavira (Roma)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Winner: Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

 

Best adapted screenplay

If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) 

A Star Is Born (Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters and Eric Roth)

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty)

BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel and Kevin Willmott) 

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel Coen and Ethan Coen)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: A Star Is Born (Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters and Eric Roth)

Winner: BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel and Kevin Willmott)

 

Best original screenplay

Green Book (Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga)

The Favourite (Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara)

Roma (Alfonso Cuarón) 

Vice (Adam McKay)

First Reformed (Paul Schrader)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Green Book (Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga)

Winner: Green Book (Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga)

 

Best animated feature

Incredibles 2 

Ralph Breaks the Internet 

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 

Isle of Dogs 

Mirai

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Winner: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

 

Best original score

If Beale Street Could Talk (Nicholas Britell)

Mary Poppins Returns (Marc Shaiman)

Isle of Dogs (Alexandre Desplat)

BlacKkKlansman (Terence Blanchard)

Black Panther (Ludwig Goransson)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Mary Poppins Returns (Marc Shaiman)

Winner: Black Panther (Ludwig Goransson)

 

Best original song

Shallow (A Star Is Born)

All the Stars (Black Panther)

I’ll Fight (RBG)

The Place Where Lost Things Go (Mary Poppins Returns)

When a Cowboy Trades his Spurs for Wings (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs)

Reel Dialogue’s preference: Shallow (A Star Is Born)

Winner: Shallow (A Star Is Born)

Not a bad night and the best film did win this year… in our humble opinion

Did the Academy get it right?

What films would you have included on the list?