Oscar Predictions – Will Mavity

Here are Will Mavity’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

Will Mavity
1THE FABELMANS
2BABYLON
3SHE SAID
4THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
5WOMEN TALKING
6EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
7TÁR
8THE WHALE
9TOP GUN: MAVERICK
10ELVIS

Best Director

Will Mavity
1Steven Spielberg (THE FABELMANS)
2Damien Chazelle (BABYLON)
3Maria Schrader (SHE SAID)
4Todd Field (TÁR)
5Sarah Polley (WOMEN TALKING)
6Martin McDonagh (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
7Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
8Darren Aronofsky (THE WHALE)
9Edward Berger (ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT)
10Ruben Östlund (TRIANGLE OF SADNESS)

Best Actress

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

Best Actor

Will Mavity
1Brendan Fraser (THE WHALE)
2Austin Butler (ELVIS)
3Colin Farrell (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
4Hugh Jackman (THE SON)
5Bill Nighy (LIVING)
6Diego Calva (BABYLON)
7Song Kang-ho (BROKER)
8Jeremy Pope (THE INSPECTION)
9Adam Driver (WHITE NOISE)
10Tom Cruise (TOP GUN: MAVERICK)

Best Supporting Actress

Will Mavity
1Jessie Buckley (WOMEN TALKING)
2Claire Foy (WOMEN TALKING)
3Kerry Condon (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
4Hong Chau (THE WHALE)
5Stephanie Hsu (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
6Janelle Monáe (GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY)
7Dolly de Leon (TRIANGLE OF SADNESS)
8Samantha Morton (SHE SAID)
9Jean Smart (BABYLON)
10Angela Bassett (BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER)

Best Supporting Actor

Will Mavity
1Brendan Gleeson (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
2Ke Huy Quan (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
3Judd Hirsch (HOLLYWOOD STARGIRL)
4Brad Pitt (BABYLON)
5Paul Dano (THE FABELMANS)
6Ben Whishaw (WOMEN TALKING)
7Brian Tyree Henry (CAUSEWAY)
8Barry Keoghan (THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN)
9Don Cheadle (WHITE NOISE)
10Anthony Hopkins (ARMAGEDDON TIME)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Will Mavity
1WOMEN TALKING (Sarah Polley)
2SHE SAID (Rebecca Lenkiewicz)
3THE WHALE (Samuel D. Hunter)
4GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY (Rian Johnson)
5WHITE NOISE (Noah Baumbach)
6TILL (Chinonye Chukwu, Michael Reilly, Keith Beauchamp)
7ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Ian Stokell, Lesley Paterson, Edward Berger)
8LIVING (Kazuo Ishiguro)
9THE SON (Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller)
10TOP GUN: MAVERICK (Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, Christopher McQuarrie)

Best Original Screenplay

Will Mavity
1THE FABELMANS (Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner)
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert,)
3BABYLON (Damien Chazelle)
4THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Martin McDonagh)
5TÁR (Todd Field)
6TRIANGLE OF SADNESS (Ruben Östlund)
7DECISION TO LEAVE (Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong)
8BROS (Nicholas Stoller, Billy Eichner)
9BROKER (Hirokazu Koreeda)
10ARMAGEDDON TIME (James Gray)

Best Animated Feature

Will Mavity
1GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
2STRANGE WORLD
3WENDELL AND WILD
4TURNING RED
5MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON
6THE BAD GUYS
7LIGHTYEAR
8THE SEA BEAST
9PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH
10SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Best Documentary Feature

Will Mavity
1DESCENDANT
2NAVALNY
3FIRE OF LOVE
4ALL THE BEAUTY AND THE BLOODSHED
5THE TERRITORY
6GABBY GIFFORDS WON'T BACK DOWN
7MOONAGE DAYDREAM
8GOOD NIGHT OPPY
9BLACK ICE
10AFTERSHOCK

Best International Feature

Will Mavity
1ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Germany)
2DECISION TO LEAVE (Korea)
3CLOSE (Belgium)
4SAINT OMER (France)
5HOLY SPIDER (Denmark)
6CORSAGE (Austria)
7BARDO (Mexico)
8EO (Poland)
9ALCARRÀS (Spain)
10ARGENTINA, 1985 (Argentina)

Best Cinematography

Will Mavity
1BABYLON (Linus Sandgren)
2EMPIRE OF LIGHT (Roger Deakins)
3THE FABELMANS (Janusz Kaminski)
4ELVIS (Mandy Walker)
5BARDO (Darius Khondji)
6THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN (Ben Davis)
7TOP GUN: MAVERICK (Claudio Miranda)
8AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER (Russell Carpenter)
9ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (James Friend)
10THE WHALE (Matthew Libatique)

Best Costume Design

Will Mavity
1BABYLON
2ELVIS
3BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
4THE FABELMANS
5LIVING
6MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS
7THE WOMAN KING
8CHEVALIER
9EMPIRE OF LIGHT
10BARDO

Best Film Editing

Will Mavity
1EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3BABYLON
4THE FABELMANS
5ELVIS
6TÁR
7ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
8DECISION TO LEAVE
9AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
10THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Will Mavity
1THE WHALE
2ELVIS
3BABYLON
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5THE BATMAN
6ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
7AMSTERDAM
8CORSAGE
9THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
10X

Best Production Design

Will Mavity
1BABYLON
2ELVIS
3AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
4BARDO
5EMPIRE OF LIGHT
6THE FABELMANS
7BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
8AMSTERDAM
9WHITE NOISE
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

Best Original Score

Will Mavity
1THE FABELMANS
2BABYLON
3EMPIRE OF LIGHT
4TÁR
5THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
6SHE SAID
7GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
8THE BATMAN
9WOMEN TALKING
10WHITE NOISE

Best Original Song

Will Mavity
1"Hold My Hand" (TOP GUN: MAVERICK)
2"Naatu Naatu" (RRR)
3"This Is A Life" (EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE)
4"Carolina" (WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING)
5"Untitled" (CARMEN)
6"Untitled" (THE WOMAN KING)
7"Untitled" (GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO)
8"Untitled" (AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER)
9"Good Tonight" (THE BAD GUYS)
10"Applause" (TELL IT LIKE A WOMAN)

Best Sound

Will Mavity
1TOP GUN: MAVERICK
2AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
3BABYLON
4ELVIS
5ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
6THE FABELMANS
7BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
8BARDO
9EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
10THE BATMAN

Best Visual Effects

Will Mavity
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2THE BATMAN
3TOP GUN: MAVERICK
4DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
5BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
6GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
7RRR
8GOOD NIGHT OPPY
9EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT