2022 Oscars FINAL Nomination Predictions

Here goes nothing. Oscar noms revealed Tuesday morning at 5:18 am PT. Good luck, and god speed.

*Indicates winner

Picture

Nominees:

  1. THE POWER OF THE DOG – GG*, CCA, PGA, BAFTA
  2. LICORICE PIZZA – GG, CCA, PGA, BAFTA
  3. BELFASTGG, CCA, SAG, PGA, BAFTA
  4. WEST SIDE STORY – GG*, CCA, PGA
  5. DUNEGG, CCA, PGA, BAFTA
  6. DON’T LOOK UPGG, CCA, SAG, PGA, BAFTA
  7. CODAGG, CCA, SAG, PGA
  8. KING RICHARD – GG, CCA, SAG, PGA
  9. TICK, TICK… BOOM!GG, CCA, PGA
  10. NIGHTMARE ALLEY – CCA

Next 5:

  1. BEING THE RICARDOSPGA
  2. DRIVE MY CAR
  3. HOUSE OF GUCCI – SAG
  4. THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
  5. SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME

Director

Nominees:

  1. Jane Campion, THE POWER OF THE DOGGG*, DGA, BAFTA
  2. Denis Villeneuve, DUNE – GG, CCA, DGA
  3. Paul Thomas Anderson, LICORICE PIZZACCA, DGA, BAFTA
  4. Steven Spielberg, WEST SIDE STORYGG, CCA, DGA
  5. Ryusuke Hamaguchi, DRIVE MY CAR – BAFTA

Next 5:

  1. Kenneth Branaugh, BELFASTGG, CCA, DGA
  2. Sian Heder, CODA
  3. Paolo Sorrentino, THE HAND OF GOD
  4. Adam McKay, DON’T LOOK UP
  5. Guillermo del Toro, NIGHTMARE ALLEY

Also in Contention (Alphabetical by Film):

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal, THE LOST DAUGHTER – GG
  • Pedro Almodovar, PARALLEL MOTHERS
  • Julia Ducournau, TITANE – BAFTA
  • Joel Coen, THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

Actor

Nominees:

  1. Will Smith, KING RICHARD – GG*, CCA, SAG, BAFTA
  2. Andrew Garfield, TICK, TICK… BOOM! – GG*, CCA, SAG
  3. Benedict Cumberbatch, THE POWER OF THE DOGGG, CCA, SAG, BAFTA
  4. Denzel Washington, THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETHGG, CCA, SAG
  5. Leonardo DiCaprio, DON’T LOOK UPGG, BAFTA

Next 5:

  1. Javier Bardem, BEING THE RICARDOSGG, SAG
  2. Peter Dinklage, CYRANO – GG, CCA
  3. Cooper Hoffman, LICORICE PIZZA – GG
  4. Nicolas Cage, PIG – CCA
  5. Bradley Cooper, NIGHTMARE ALLEY

Actress

Nominees:

  1. Nicole Kidman, BEING THE RICARDOSGG*, CCA, SAG
  2. Jessica Chastain, THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYEGG, CCA, SAG
  3. Lady Gaga, HOUSE OF GUCCI – GG, CCA SAG, BAFTA
  4. Olivia Colman, THE LOST DAUGHTER – GG, CCA, SAG
  5. Alana Haim, LICORICE PIZZA – GG, CCA, BAFTA

Next 5:

  1. Penelope Cruz, PARALLEL MOTHERS
  2. Jennifer Hudson, RESPECTSAG
  3. Kristen Stewart, SPENCERGG, CCA
  4. Rachel Zegler, WEST SIDE STORYGG*
  5. Renate Reinsve, THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD – BAFTA

Supporting Actor

Nominees:

  1. Troy Kotsur, CODAGG, CCA, SAG, BAFTA
  2. Kodi Smit-McPhee, THE POWER OF THE DOG – GG*, CCA, SAG, BAFTA
  3. Ciaran Hinds, BELFAST – GG, CCA, BAFTA
  4. Bradley Cooper, LICORICE PIZZA – SAG
  5. Mike Faist, WEST SIDE STORY – BAFTA

Next 5:

  1. Jesse Plemons, THE POWER OF THE DOG – BAFTA
  2. Jared Leto, HOUSE OF GUCCICCA, SAG
  3. Ben Affleck, THE TENDER BAR – GG, SAG
  4. Jamie Dornan, BELFASTGG, CCA
  5. J.K. Simmons, BEING THE RICARDOS – CCA

Supporting Actress

Nominees:

  1. Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY – GG*, CCA, SAG, BAFTA
  2. Caitriona Balfe, BELFAST – GG, CCA, SAG, BAFTA
  3. Aunjanue Ellis, KING RICHARD – GG, CCA, BAFTA
  4. Ruth Negga, PASSING – GG, SAG, BAFTA
  5. Kirsten Dunst, THE POWER OF THE DOG – GG, CCA, SAG

Next 5:

  1. Ann Dowd, MASSBAFTA
  2. Marlee Matlin, CODA
  3. Jessie Buckley, THE LOST DAUGHTER – BAFTA
  4. Cate Blanchett, NIGHTMARE ALLEYSAG
  5. Judi Dench, Belfast

Original Screenplay

Nominees:

  1. LICORICE PIZZA – GG, CCA, BAFTA, WGA
  2. BELFAST – GG*, CCA, BAFTA
  3. DON’T LOOK UP – GG, CCA, BAFTA, WGA
  4. BEING THE RICARDOS – GG, CCA, BAFTA, WGA
  5. KING RICHARD – CCA, BAFTA, WGA

Next 5:

  1. MASS
  2. PARALLEL MOTHERS
  3. THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD
  4. THE FRENCH DISPATCH – WGA
  5. C’MON C’MON

Adapted Screenplay

Nominees:

  1. THE POWER OF THE DOGGG, CCA, BAFTA, USC
  2. CODA – CCA, BAFTA, WGA
  3. THE LOST DAUGHTER – CCA, BAFTA, USC
  4. DUNE – CCA, BAFTA, USC, WGA
  5. DRIVE MY CARBAFTA

Next 5:

  1. WEST SIDE STORYCCA, WGA
  2. PASSING – USC
  3. TICK, TICK… BOOM!WGA
  4. THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH – USC
  5. NIGHTMARE ALLEYWGA

Cinematography

Nominees:

  1. DUNE – ASC, BAFTA
  2. THE POWER OF THE DOG – ASC, BAFTA
  3. THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH – ASC, BAFTA
  4. NIGHTMARE ALLEY – ASC, BAFTA
  5. BELFAST – ASC

Next 5:

  1. WEST SIDE STORY
  2. THE GREEN KNIGHT
  3. SPENCER
  4. THE FRENCH DISPATCH
  5. LICORICE PIZZA

Editing

Nominees:

  1. DUNE – ACE, BAFTA
  2. BELFAST – ACE, BAFTA
  3. THE POWER OF THE DOG – ACE
  4. LICORICE PIZZA – ACE, BAFTA
  5. DON’T LOOK UP – ACE

Next 5:

  1. NO TIME TO DIE – ACE, BAFTA
  2. TICK, TICK… BOOM! – ACE
  3. WEST SIDE STORY
  4. NIGHTMARE ALLEY
  5. KING RICHARD – ACE

Costume Design

Nominees:

  1. CRUELLA – CDG, BAFTA
  2. DUNE – CDG, BAFTA
  3. WEST SIDE STORY – CDG
  4. NIGHTMARE ALLEY – CDG, BAFTA
  5. CYRANO – CDG, BAFTA

Next 5:

  1. HOUSE OF GUCCI – CDG
  2. THE FRENCH DISPATCH – BAFTA
  3. LICORICE PIZZA
  4. THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
  5. THE POWER OF THE DOG

Makeup & Hairstyling

Nominees:

  1. THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE – BAFTA
  2. DUNE – BAFTA
  3. CRUELLA – BAFTA
  4. HOUSE OF GUCCI – BAFTA
  5. COMING 2 AMERICA

Next 5:

  1. CYRANO – BAFTA
  2. WEST SIDE STORY
  3. NIGHTMARE ALLEY
  4. SUICIDE SQUAD
  5. NO TIME TO DIE

Production Design

Nominees:

  1. NIGHTMARE ALLEY – BAFTA
  2. DUNE – BAFTA
  3. WEST SIDE STORY – BAFTA
  4. THE FRENCH DISPATCH – BAFTA
  5. THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

Next 5:

  1. CYRANO – BAFTA
  2. BELFAST
  3. CYRANO
  4. THE POWER OF THE DOG
  5. LICORICE PIZZA

Original Score

Nominees:

  1. DUNE – GG*, CCA, BAFTA
  2. DON’T LOOK UP – CCA, BAFTA
  3. THE POWER OF THE DOG – GG, CCA, BAFTA
  4. THE FRENCH DISPATCH – GG, BAFTA
  5. ENCANTO – GG

Next 5:

  1. SPENCER – CCA
  2. PARALLEL MOTHERS – GG
  3. BEING THE RICARDOS – BAFTA
  4. THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
  5. KING RICHARD

Original Song

Nominees:

  1. NO TIME TO DIE – GG*, CCA
  2. ENCANTO – GG, CCA
  3. KING RICHARD – GG, CCA
  4. DON’T LOOK UP – CCA
  5. CODA

Next 5:

  1. RESPECT – GG
  2. BELFAST – GG
  3. THE HARDER THEY FALL – CCA
  4. ANNETTE
  5. FOUR GOOD DAYS

Sound

Nominees:

  1. DUNE – BAFTA, CAS
  2. WEST SIDE STORY – BAFTA, CAS
  3. NO TIME TO DIE – BAFTA, CAS
  4. POWER OF THE DOG – CAS
  5. SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME – CAS

Next 5:

  1. BELFAST
  2. TICK, TICK… BOOM!
  3. A QUIET PLACE PART II – BAFTA
  4. LAST NIGHT IN SOHO – BAFTA
  5. THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS

Visual Effects

Nominees:

  1. DUNE – CC, BAFTA, VES
  2. SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS – CC, VES
  3. THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS – CCA, BAFTA, VES
  4. SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME – VES
  5. GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE – BAFTA

Next 5:

  1. NO TIME TO DIE – CC, BAFTA, VES
  2. FREE GUY – BAFTA
  3. GODZILLA V. KONG – VES
  4. ETERNALS
  5. BLACK WIDOW

Animated Feature

Nominees:

  1. ENCANTO – GG*, CCA, PGA, BAFTA
  2. MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINESCCA, PGA, BAFTA
  3. LUCAGG, CCA, PGA, BAFTA
  4. RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON – GG, CCA, PGA
  5. SING 2PGA

Next 5:

  1. FLEEGG, CCA, BAFTA
  2. RON’S GONE WRONG
  3. BELLE
  4. VIVO
  5. WHERE IS ANNE FRANK

Documentary

  1. SUMMER OF SOUL – BAFTA
  2. THE RESCUE – BAFTA
  3. PROCESSION
  4. ASCENSION
  5. THE PRESIDENT

Next 5:

  1. FLEE – BAFTA
  2. THE VELVET UNDERGROUND
  3. ATTICA
  4. THE FIRST WAVE
  5. JULIA

International Feature

Nominees:

  1. DRIVE MY CAR – GG*, CCA, BAFTA
  2. THE HAND OF GOD – GG, CCA, BAFTA
  3. THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD – CCA, BAFTA
  4. FLEE – CCA
  5. PRAYERS FOR THE STOLEN

Next 5:

  1. A HERO – GG, CCA
  2. COMPARTMENT NO. 6 – GG
  3. THE GOOD BOSS
  4. LAMB
  5. HIVE

Jacob is a Graduate of Western Kentucky University where he earned a History/Film Studies Degree. He is a film critic and co-founder of the Music City Drive-In. He is also a member of the North American Film Critics Association and the Music City Film Critics’ Association. You can find him on Twitter @Tberry57.

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