The Oscars are an arena for year-round predictions, and it only gets hotter as the awards draw approaches. What can the 94th Academy Awards, which will kick off on March 27, have in store for us?
Last year’s party was held at Historic Union Station in Los Angeles, but this year it will return to its original venue since 2002, at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.
Although it is not yet clear if the performances will be live or pre-recorded as they were last year, it is expected that the upcoming concert will be the most awaited by followers.
Best Actor Between Denzel Washington and Will Smith
Critics and audiences also believe that the Golden Globes are a strong predictor of the Oscars, and based on this year’s rich Golden Globe harvest, Best Actor was awarded to Will Smith for “King Richard”.
Actor Andrew Garfield won the award for his musical comedy “Tick..Tick..Boom.”
The two films are vying again for the Best Actor Oscar, as are Benedict Cumberbatch for “The Power of the Dog” and Denzel Washington for “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” based on Shakespeare’s play. Immortal “Macbeth”.
Star Javier Bardem also hit the Oscars charts high for his movie “Being The Ricardo’s.”
It also still competes with previous Academy Award winners Nicolas Cage for “Pig” and Leonardo DiCaprio for “Don’t look up,” despite the latter film receiving low ratings on Rotten Tomatoes. “; It has a rating of 55% from critics, 78% from the public and 7.3 on imdb, but the Oscar Committee may have a different opinion.
According to critics, Bradley Cooper for “Nightmare Alley”, Adam Driver for “House of Gucci” and Juan Fenix for “C, mon C, mon” cannot be ignored. They’re one of the Oscars he bet big on.
Adam Driver’s “Gucci House” is a biographical and crime film, based on the true story of the murder of Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of Guccio Gucci, founder of the Gucci brand. The film is based on the novel of the same title published in 2000 by Sarah Gay Forden.
As for the movie “Phoenix”, it is a human drama about a man who is forced by circumstances to take care of his young nephew.
Bradley Cooper’s “Nightmare Alley” confirms that he is one of Hollywood’s hottest stars, as he appears in the film as a con man who manipulates people with the help of a psychiatrist played by Cate Blanchett in a psychological drama that deserves to be in the competition circle.
Women’s competition between Stewart, Gaga and Kidman
Could this year’s Oscar Committee choose Kristen Stewart after she was ignored by the Actors Guild Awards for Best Actress in “Spencer”, as critics praised her performance in the film greatly after the film’s premiere at the Venice Film Festival, and its subsequent screening in Telluride Film Festival.
After the show, Stewart appeared on the cover of Entertainment Weekly with the question, “Can you be crowned award season?”
The competition between Stewart and Nicole Kidman for “Being The Ricardo’s” is fierce, and there’s a good chance Stewart will eventually drop out.
The next nominee for Best Actress is Olivia Colman, who stars in The Lost Daughter, an independent film based on the novel of the same title by Italian novelist Elena Franti. The film was acclaimed by critics when it was first shown during last summer’s festival season.
Although Kidman and Coleman are old Oscar stars, the race is among some newcomers as well, most notably Rachel Ziegler, star of West Side Story, who played Maria in Steven Spielberg’s movie.
Ziegler was awarded Best Actress by the National Board of Film Review in New York in early December, and later won Best Actress at a Golden Globe.
There are still many female competitors, including Jennifer Lawrence in Don’t Look Up, as a scientist trying to draw people’s attention to the end of the world.
It is reported that director Adam McKay wrote the role specifically for Lawrence, who previously won the Best Actress Award in 2013 for her role in the movie “Silver Linings Playbook”.
Lady Gaga was also not out of the race for expectations for her role in Gucci’s House, as well as Penelope Cruz for her role in Pedro Almodovar’s Parallel Mothers, which was acclaimed at its premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival. .