Sunday, February 22, 2015

My Official 2015 Oscar Predictions

The three closest races are for Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Sound Mixing of all things. Boyhood and Birdman are in a close race for Best Picture this year but it looks like Boyhood, a film that took twelve years to film, will take home the statue. Michael Keaton for his performance in Birdman and Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking in the Theory of Everything is the tightest race of the year. Odds are in Redmayne's favor but Keaton could sneak past him. It will come down to whether the Academy will honor a new star or a Hollywood veteran. I can see it going either way. I would not be surprised if voters back Keaton but Redmayne has the momentum to win.

It would seem that this year the honor is being shared with multiple films and that there will be no winner take all sweep for any one feature, I predict that The Grand Budapest Hotel will win the most statues with four, then Boyhood with three and Birdman, The Theory of Everything and Whiplash with two each.

1 comment:

  1. I can never muster much interest in the technical categories. I'm always just guessing.:)