Oscar Predictions – Josh Parham

Here are Josh Parham’s 2022 Oscar Predictions. Ranking is updated in real-time, and is constantly changing until the end of the year. Accuracy will be calculated after the winners are announced at The 95th Annual Academy Awards on March 12, 2023.

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Best Picture

Josh Parham
1THE FABELMANS
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
4WOMEN TALKING
5TÁR
6TOP GUN: MAVERICK
7BABYLON
8TRIANGLE OF SADNESS
9ELVIS
10THE WHALE

Best Director

Josh Parham
1Steven Spielberg (THE FABELMANS)
2Todd Field (TÁR)
3Sarah Polley (WOMEN TALKING)
4Ruben Östlund (TRIANGLE OF SADNESS)
5Damien Chazelle (BABYLON)
6Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
7Park Chan-wook (DECISION TO LEAVE)
8Martin McDonagh (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
9Alejandro G. Iñárritu (BARDO)
10Lukas Dhont (CLOSE)

Best Actress

Josh Parham
1Michelle Williams (THE FABELMANS)
2Cate Blanchett (TÁR)
3Danielle Deadwyler (TILL)
4Michelle Yeoh (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
5Olivia Colman (EMPIRE OF LIGHT)
6Margot Robbie (BABYLON)
7Naomi Ackie (I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY)
8Viola Davis (THE WOMAN KING)
9Jennifer Lawrence (CAUSEWAY)
10Rooney Mara (WOMEN TALKING)

Best Actor

Josh Parham
1Austin Butler (ELVIS)
2Brendan Fraser (THE WHALE)
3Colin Farrell (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
4Bill Nighy (LIVING)
5Hugh Jackman (THE SON)
6Paul Mescal (AFTERSUN)
7Tom Cruise (TOP GUN: MAVERICK)
8Diego Calva (BABYLON)
9Jeremy Pope (THE INSPECTION)
10Gabriel LaBelle (THE FABELMANS)

Best Supporting Actress

Josh Parham
1Dolly de Leon (TRIANGLE OF SADNESS)
2Claire Foy (WOMEN TALKING)
3Jessie Buckley (WOMEN TALKING)
4Kerry Condon (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
5Hong Chau (THE WHALE)
6Jamie Lee Curtis (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
7Nina Hoss (TÁR)
8Carey Mulligan (SHE SAID)
9Janelle Monáe (GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY)
10Stephanie Hsu (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)

Best Supporting Actor

Josh Parham
1Ke Huy Quan (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
2Brendan Gleeson (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
3Ben Whishaw (WOMEN TALKING)
4Judd Hirsch (THE FABELMANS)
5Paul Dano (THE FABELMANS)
6Barry Keoghan (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
7Brian Tyree Henry (CAUSEWAY)
8Eddie Redmayne (THE GOOD NURSE)
9Anthony Hopkins (ARMAGEDDON TIME)
10Brad Pitt (BABYLON)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Josh Parham
1WOMEN TALKING (Sarah Polley)
2GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY (Rian Johnson)
3SHE SAID (Rebecca Lenkiewicz)
4WHITE NOISE (Noah Baumbach)
5THE WHALE (Samuel D. Hunter)
6GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO (Guillermo del Toro, Patrick McHale, Gris Grimly, Matthew Robbins)
7LIVING (Kazuo Ishiguro)
8BONES & ALL (David Kajganich)
9THE SON (Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller)
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Ian Stokell, Lesley Paterson, Edward Berger)

Best Original Screenplay

Josh Parham
1THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
3THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
4TÁR (Todd Field)
5TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
6AFTERSUN (Charlotte Wells)
7ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)
8BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
9BARDO (Nicolás Giacobone, Alejandro G. Iñárritu)
10DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)

Best Animated Feature

Josh Parham
1GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
2TURNING RED
3MY FATHER'S DRAGON
4STRANGE WORLD
5WENDELL AND WILD
6PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH
7MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON
8THE BAD GUYS
9THE SEA BEAST
10LIGHTYEAR

Best Documentary Feature

Josh Parham
1GOOD NIGHT OPPY
2NAVALNY
3DESCENDANT
4ALL THAT BREATHES
5THE TERRITORY
6ALL THE BEAUTY AND THE BLOODSHED
7FIRE OF LOVE
8SR.
9RETROGRADE
10MOONAGE DAYDREAM

Best International Feature

Josh Parham
1CLOSE (Belgium)
2DECISION TO LEAVE (Korea)
3ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Germany)
4EO (Poland)
5BARDO (Mexico)
6HOLY SPIDER (Denmark)
7SAINT OMER (France)
8JOYLAND (Pakistan)
9ARGENTINA, 1985 (Argentina)
10PLAN 75 (Japan)

Best Cinematography

Josh Parham
1BABYLON (Linus Sandgren)
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK (Claudio Miranda)
3BARDO (Darius Khondji)
4THE FABELMANS (Janusz Kaminski)
5EMPIRE OF LIGHT (Roger Deakins)
6AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER (Russell Carpenter)
7EMANCIPATION (Robert Richardson)
8THE BATMAN (Greig Fraser)
9NOPE (Hoyte Van Hoytema)
10RRR (Senthil Kumar)

Best Costume Design

Josh Parham
1ELVIS
2BABYLON
3MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5CORSAGE
6LIVING
7THE WOMAN KING
8THE FABELMANS
9THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
10THE NORTHMAN

Best Film Editing

Josh Parham
1TOP GUN: MAVERICK
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
3THE FABELMANS
4WOMEN TALKING
5AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
6TRIANGLE OF SADNESS
7GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY
8THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
9ELVIS
10DECISION TO LEAVE

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Josh Parham
1ELVIS
2THE WHALE
3THE BATMAN
4EMANCIPATION
5BABYLON
6BLONDE
7ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
8CORSAGE
9BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
10THE NORTHMAN

Best Production Design

Josh Parham
1BABYLON
2ELVIS
3AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
4THE FABELMANS
5BARDO
6BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
7GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY
8THE BATMAN
9RRR
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

Best Original Score

Josh Parham
1WOMEN TALKING
2THE FABELMANS
3BABYLON
4GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
5EMPIRE OF LIGHT
6AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
7WHITE NOISE
8BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
9THE WHALE
10NOPE

Best Original Song

Josh Parham
1"Naatu Naatu" (RRR)
2"Hold My Hand" (TOP GUN: MAVERICK)
3"Lift Me Up" (BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER)
4"Nobody Like U" (TURNING RED)
5"Applause" (TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN)
6"Ciao Papa" (GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO)
7"New Body Rhumba" (WHITE NOISE)
8"Paper Airplanes" (A JAZZMAN'S BLUES)
9"Carolina" (WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING)
10"This Is A Life" (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)

Best Sound

Josh Parham
1TOP GUN: MAVERICK
2AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
3ELVIS
4THE FABELMANS
5BABYLON
6THIRTEEN LIVES
7BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
8THE BATMAN
9BARDO
10EMANCIPATION

Best Visual Effects

Josh Parham
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
6RRR
7THE BATMAN
8GOOD NIGHT OPPY
9EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
10THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER