Oscar Winners: Predictions Vs. Reality

A couple of weeks  ago I made my predictions of  Oscar winners  2016, which you can find here. Now the Oscars have come and gone I want to see if my future telling powers are on point or if I need to make a couple more goat sacrifices  to the lord of light.

I predicted 14 wins correctly out of 24 Categories:

BEST PICTURE
Prediction: Mad Max: Fury Road (or the Revenant)
Winner:   Spotlight (was not expecting that)

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Prediction: Leonardo DiCaprio
Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio (Yasss!)

 ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Prediction: Cate Blanchett (or Brie Larson)
Winner: Brie Larson (she was good!)

 ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Prediction: Tom Hardy (or Mark Rylance)
Winner: Mark Rylance (Well deserved)

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Prediction: Inside Out
Winner: Inside Out

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Prediction: Jennifer Jason Leigh (or Kate Winslet)
Winner: Alicia Vikander (she is a great actress in Ex- Machina, but she’s alright in The Danish Girl)

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Prediction: The Revenant
Winner: The Revenant

COSTUME DESIGN
Prediction: Mad Max:Fury Road
Winner: Mad Max:Fury Road

DIRECTING
Prediction: The Revenant (or Room)
Winner: The Revenant (Alejandro González Iñárritu)

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
Prediction: Amy
Winner: Amy

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
Prediction: Body Team 12
Winner: A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

FILM EDITING
Prediction: Mad Max: Fury Road
Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Prediction: Son of Saul
Winner: Son of Saul

 MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
Prediction: Mad Max: Fury Road
Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
Prediction: The Hateful Eight
Winner: The Hateful Eight- Ennio Morricone

 MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
Prediction: “Till It Happens To You,”The Hunting Ground– Lady Gaga
Winner: Writing’s on the Wall” from “Spectre” by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

 PRODUCTION DESIGN
Prediction: Mad Max: Fury Road
Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road  

 SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
Prediction: Stutterer
Winner: Stutterer

SOUND EDITING
Prediction: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

SOUND MIXING
Prediction: Mad Max: Fury Road
Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

VISUAL EFFECTS
Prediction: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
Prediction: The Martian (or Room)
Winner: The Big Short

 

 

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