Paul Mendoza

It’s Oscar Night! My high Holiest day of the year!!
I’m very excited to see what interesting new twists Steven Soderbergh is going to bring to the show! It’s been a tough year but all the nominees are excellent films and they helped us get through the Covid anxieties.  Here are my predictions!
Best Film: Nomadland
Best Director: Chloe Zhao- Nomadland
Best Actor: Chadwick Boseman- Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Best Actress: Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman
Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya- Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-Jung – Minari
Best Original Screenplay: Trial of the Chicago 7 – Aaron Sorkin
Best Adapted Screenplay: Chloe Zhao- Nomadland
Best Film Editing: Trial of the Chicago 7
Best Cinematography: Nomadland
Best Sound: Sound of Metal
Best Production Design: Mank
Best Costume Design: Emma
Best Make Up and Hair: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Best Visual Effrcts; Tenet
Best Score: Soul

There’s always an upset or two. Keep your eye on Trial of the Chicago 7 for Best Picture, Riz Ahmed for Best Actor and Amanda Seyfried for Best Supporting Actress. Enjoy the show!