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Mark Johnson’s Good As Gold

Predictions have been updated as of 12/13/20

PICTURE

  1. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Netflix)
  2. Nomadland (Searchlight; TIFF, Venice)
  3. Minari (A24)
  4. Mank (Netflix)
  5. Judas and the Black Messiah (Warner Bros.)
  6. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Netflix)
  7. One Night in Miami… (Amazon)
  8. The Father (Sony Pictures Classics)
  9. News of the World (Universal)
  10. Promising Young Woman (Focus Features)

On the Radar:

11. The Midnight Sky (Netflix)
12. The Prom (Netflix)
13. Da 5 Bloods (Netflix)
14. Soul (Pixar)
15. The United States vs. Billie Holiday (Paramount Pictures)
16. Pieces of a Woman (Netflix)
17. Hillbilly Elegy (Netflix)

DIRECTOR

  1. Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)
  2. David Fincher (Mank)
  3. Aaron Sorkin (The Trial of the Chicago 7)
  4. Regina King (One Night in Miami…)
  5. Shaka King (Judas and the Black Messiah)

On the Radar:

6. Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman)
7. Spike Lee (Da 5 Bloods)
8. Lee Isaac Chung (Minari)
9. Paul Greengrass (News of the World)
10. George C. Wolfe (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom)
11. Florian Zeller (The Father)
11. George Clooney (The Midnight Sky)

LEAD ACTOR

  1. Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom)
  2. Anthony Hopkins (The Father)
  3. Gary Oldman (Mank)
  4. Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)
  5. Delroy Lindo (Da 5 Bloods)

On the Radar:

6. LaKeith Stanfield (Judas and the Black Messiah)
7. Steven Yeun (Minari)
8. Kingsley Ben-Adir (One Night in Miami…)
9. Tom Hanks (News of the World)
10. Colin Firth (Supernova)

LEAD ACTRESS

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

On the Radar:

6. Meryl Streep (The Prom)
7. Michelle Pfeiffer (French Exit)
8. Sophia Loren (The Life Ahead)
9. Amy Adams (Hillbilly Elegy)
10. Kate Winslet (Ammonite)
11. Yeri Han (Minari)
12. Nicole Beharie (Miss Junetheenth)
13. Julia Garner (The Assistant)
14. Elisabeth Moss (The Invisible Man/Shirley)

SUPPORTING ACTOR

  1. Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah)
  2. Leslie Odom Jr (One Night in Miami…)
  3. Sacha Baron Cohen (The Trial of the Chicago 7)
  4. Chadwick Boseman (Da 5 Bloods)
  5. Mark Rylance (The Trial of the Chicago 7)

On the Radar:

6. Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)
7. Stanley Tucci (Supernova)
8. David Strathairn (Nomadland)
9. Bill Murray (On the Rocks)
10. Eddie Redmayne (The Trial of the Chiacago 7)
11. Shia LaBeouf (Pieces of a Woman)
12. Frank Langella (The Trial of the Chicago 7)
13. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (The Trial of the Chicago 7)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  1. Glenn Close (Hillbilly Elegy)
  2. Amanda Seyfried (Mank)
  3. Olivia Colman (The Father)
  4. Ellen Burstyn (Pieces of a Woman)
  5. Yuh-Jung Youn (Minari)

On the Radar:

6. Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)
7. Helena Zengel (News of the World)
8. Saoirse Ronan (Ammonite)
9. Dianne Wiest (Let Them All Talk)
10. Dominique Fishback (Judas and the Black Messiah)
11. Priyanka Chopra (The White Tiger)

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  1. Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)
  2. Kemp Powers (One Night in Miami…)
  3. Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom)
  4. Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller (The Father)
  5. Luke Davies and Paul Greengrass (News of the World)

On the Radar:

6. Suzan-Lori Parks (The United States vs Billie Holiday)
7. Peter Baynham, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jena Friedman, Anthony Hines, Lee Kern, Dan Mazer, Erica Rivinoja, Dan Swimer (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)
8. Charlie Kaufman (I’m Thinking of Ending Things)
9. Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin (The Prom)
10. Lily Brooks-Dalton and Mark L. Smith (The Midnight Sky)

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

  1. Aaron Sorkin (The Trial of the Chicago 7)
  2. Jack Fincher (Mank)
  3. Will Berson, Shaka King, Keith Lucas, and Kenny Lucas (Judas and the Black Messiah)
  4. Lee Isaac Chung (Minari)
  5. Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman)

On the Radar:

6. Pete Docter, Mike Jones, and Kemp Powers (Soul)
7. Sofia Coppola (On the Rocks)
8. Eliza Hittman (Never Rarely Sometimes Always)
9. Spike Lee (Da 5 Bloods)
10. Harry Mcqueen (Supernova)

ANIMATED FEATURE

  1. Wolfwalkers
  2. Soul
  3. Demonslayer
  4. Onward
  5. Over the Moon

On the Radar:

6. A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
7, Lupin III: The First
8. Earwig and the Witch
9. Connected
10. Ride Your Wave

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

  1. Boys State
  2. Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
  3. Collective
  4. Totally Under Control
  5. The Way I See It

On the Radar:

6. Time
7. The Truffle Hunters
8. Welcome to Chechnya
9. MLK/FBI
10. John Lewis: Good Trouble

INTERNATIONAL FEATURE (TBD)

  1. Two of Us (France)
  2. Never Gonna Snow Again (Poland)
  3. Another Round (Denmark)
  4. Notturno (Italy)
  5. Night of the Kings (Ivory Coast)

On the Radar:

6. Collective (Romania)
7. The Auschwitz Report (Slovakia)
8. And Tomorrow the Entire World (Germany)
9. True Mothers (Japan)
10. La Llorona (Guatemala)
11. Apples (Greece)
12. You will Die at Twenty (Sudan)
13. Tove (Finland)
14. I’m No Longer Here (Mexico)

ORIGINAL SCORE

  1. Minari (Emile Mosseri)
  2. Mank (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross)
  3. News of the World (James Newton Howard)
  4. The Midnight Sky (Alexandre Desplat)
  5. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Daniel Pemberton)

On the Radar:

6. Soul (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross)
7. Tenet (Ludwig Göransson)
8. One Night in Miami… (Terence Blanchard)
9. Over the Moon (Steven Price)
10. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Brandon Marsalis)

ORIGINAL SONG (TBD)

  1. “Speak Now” – One Night in Miami (Leslie Odom Jr. and Sam Ashworth)
  2. “Lo Si (Seen)” – The Life Ahead (Diane Warren)
  3. “(If Only You Could) Save Me” – Mank (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross)
  4. “Hear My Voice” – The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Daniel Pemberton and Celeste)
  5. “Just Sing” – Trolls: World Tour (Justin Timberlake, Ludwig Göransson, Max Martin and Sarah Aarons)

On the Radar:

6. “Wear Your Crown” – The Prom (Adam Anders, Peer Astrom, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin)
7. “Rocket to the Moon” – Over the Moon (Christopher Curtis, Marjorie Duffield & Helen Park)
8. “Carried Me With You” – Onward (Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth)

CINEMATOGRAPHY

  1. Mank (Erik Messerschmidt)
  2. Nomadland (Joshua James Richards)
  3. News of the World (Dariusz Wolski)
  4. Midnight Sky (Martin Ruhe)
  5. Tenet (Hoyte van Hoytema)

On the Radar:

6. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Phedon Papamichael)
7. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Tobias A. Schliessler)
8. Judas and the Black Messiah (Sean Bobbitt)
9. One Night in Miami… (Tami Reiker)
10. Minari (Lachlan Milne)

PRODUCTION DESIGN

  1. Mank (Donald Graham Burt and Jan Pascale)
  2. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Mark Ricker, Karen O’Hara and Diana Stoughton)
  3. The Personal History of David Copperfield (Cristina Casali and Charlotte Dirickx)
  4. News of the World (David Crank and Elizabeth Keenan)
  5. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Shane Valentino and Andrew Baseman)

On the Radar:

6. Emma (Kave Quinn and Stella Fox)
7. Mulan (Grant Major and Anne Kuljian)
8. One Night in Miami… (Page Buckner and Janessa Hitsman)
9. The United States vs. Billie Holiday (Daniel T. Dorrance and Pascale Deschênes)

COSTUMES

  1. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Ann Roth)
  2. Mank (Trish Summerville)
  3. Mulan (Bina Daigeler)
  4. Emma (Alexandra Byrne)
  5. The United States vs Billie Holiday (Paolo Nieddu)

On the Radar:

6. One Night in Miami… (Francine Jamison-Tanchuck)
7. The Personal History of David Copperfield (Suzie Harman and Robert Worley)
8. News of the World (Mark Bridges)
9. Ammonite (Michael O’Connor)
10. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Susan Lyall)

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

  1. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  2. The United States vs Billie Holiday
  3. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  4. Hillbilly Elegy
  5. Birds of Prey

On the Radar:

6. Mulan
7. Promising Young Woman
8. Mank
9. The Prom
10. The Trial of the Chicago 7

FILM EDITING

  1. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Alan Baumgarten)
  2. Mank (Kirk Baxter)
  3. Tenet (Jennifer Lame)
  4. One Night in Miami… (Tariq Anwar)
  5. Nomadland (Chloe Zhao)
  6. News of the World (William Goldenberg)
  7. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Andrew Mondshein)

On the Radar:

6. Judas and the Black Messiah (Kristan Sprague)
7. The United States vs Billie Holiday (Jay Rabinowitz)
8. News of the World (William Goldenberg)
9. Da 5 Bloods (Adam Gough)
10. The Midnight Sky (TBD)

VISUAL EFFECTS

  1. The Midnight Sky
  2. Wonder Woman 1984
  3. Mulan
  4. Tenet
  5. Greyhound

On the Radar:

6. Mank
7. Sonic the Hedgehog
8. Doolittle
9. Antlers
10. Birds of Prey

SOUND

  1. Sound of Metal
  2. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  3. Tenet
  4. Soul
  5. Midnight Sky

On the Radar:

6. Mank
7. The Prom
8. The Trial of the Chicago 7
9. Wonder Woman 1984
10. Greyhound
11. News of the World

ANIMATED SHORT FILM (TBD)

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LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM (TBD)

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DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM (TBD)

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