The Covid Oscars

Today: my Covid-Oscars ballot.

Tomorrow: the Covid Stevens.

Today: all the Academy Award nominees in every category, ranked in order of personal preference.

Tomorrow: I’ll explain then! Until then!


Actress in a Supporting Role

  1. Youn Yuh-Jung, Minari
  2. Amanda Seyfried, Mank
  3. Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy
  4. Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  5. Olivia Colman, The Father

Costume Design

  1. Pinocchio
  2. Mank
  3. Emma
  4. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  5. Mulan

Original Score

  1. Minari
  2. Soul
  3. Da 5 Bloods
  4. Mank
  5. News of the World

Adapted Screenplay

  1. Nomadland
  2. The Father
  3. One Night in Miami
  4. The White Tiger
  5. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Original Screenplay

  1. Sound of Metal
  2. Minari
  3. Judas and the Black Messiah
  4. Promising Young Woman
  5. The Trial of the Chicago 7

Animated Short

  1. Opera
  2. Genius Loci
  3. If Anything Happens I Love You
  4. Yes-People
  5. Burrow

Live-Action Short

  1. The Letter Room
  2. White Eye
  3. The Present
  4. Feeling Through
  5. Two Distant Strangers

Actor in a Supporting Role

  1. Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
  2. Lakeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messiah
  3. Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
  4. Leslie Odom, Jr., One Night in Miami
  5. Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Documentary

  1. Time
  2. Collective
  3. The Mole Agent
  4. My Octopus Teacher
  5. Crip Camp

Shortlist

  1. Dick Johnson Is Dead
  2. MLK/FBI
  3. The Truffle Hunters
  4. 76 Days
  5. Notturno
  6. Time
  7. Collective
  8. The Mole Agent
  9. My Octopus Teacher
  10. The Painter and the Thief
  11. Gunda
  12. Welcome to Chechnya
  13. Boys State
  14. Crip Camp
  15. All In: The Fight for Democracy

Documentary Short

  1. A Concerto Is a Conversation
  2. Do Not Split
  3. Colette
  4. A Love Song for Latasha
  5. Hunger Ward

International Feature

  1. Another Round
  2. Quo Vadis, Aida?
  3. The Man Who Sold His Skin
  4. Collective
  5. Better Days

Shortlist

  1. Another Round
  2. Dear Comrades!
  3. Hope
  4. Quo Vadis, Aida?
  5. La Llorona
  6. The Man Who Sold His Skin
  7. Collective
  8. The Mole Agent
  9. Sun Children
  10. I’m No Longer Here
  11. Night of the Kings
  12. Better Days
  13. Two of Us
  14. Charlatan

Sound

  1. Sound of Metal
  2. Mank
  3. Greyhound
  4. Soul
  5. News of the World

Production Design

  1. Mank
  2. Tenet
  3. The Father
  4. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  5. News of the World

Editing

  1. Nomadland
  2. Sound of Metal
  3. The Father
  4. Promising Young Woman
  5. The Trial of the Chicago 7

Cinematography

  1. Nomadland
  2. Mank
  3. Judas and the Black Messiah
  4. News of the World
  5. The Trial of the Chicago 7

Visual Effects

  1. Tenet
  2. Love and Monsters
  3. The One and Only Ivan
  4. The Midnight Sky
  5. Mulan

Shortlist

  1. Tenet
  2. Welcome to Chechnya
  3. Mank
  4. Bloodshot
  5. Love and Monsters
  6. Birds of Prey
  7. Soul
  8. The One and Only Ivan
  9. The Midnight Sky
  10. Mulan

Animated Feature

  1. Soul
  2. A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
  3. Wolfwalkers
  4. Over the Moon
  5. Onward

Makeup and Hairstyling

  1. Pinocchio
  2. Mank
  3. Emma
  4. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  5. Hillbilly Elegy

Song

  1. Fight For You, Judas and the Black Messiah
  2. Husavik, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
  3. Speak Now, One Night in Miami
  4. Io Sì (Seen), The Life Ahead
  5. Hear My Voice, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Actor in a Leading Role

  1. Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
  2. Gary Oldman, Mank
  3. Steven Yeun, Minari
  4. Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  5. Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Actress in a Leading Role

  1. Frances McDormand, Nomadland
  2. Andra Day, The United States vs Billie Holiday
  3. Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  4. Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
  5. Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

Director

  1. Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
  2. David Fincher, Mank
  3. Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round
  4. Lee Isaac Chung, Minari
  5. Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

Picture

  1. Mank
  2. Nomadland
  3. Sound of Metal
  4. Minari
  5. Judas and the Black Messiah
  6. The Father
  7. Promising Young Woman
  8. The Trial of the Chicago 7

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