Prediction based on nominations [Feb. 5]

TOP FIVE
1. “City of Stars,” “La La Land”
2. “How Far I’ll Go,” “Moana”
3. “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” “Trolls”
4. “Audition (The Fools Who Dream”), “La La Land”
5. “The Empty Chair” — “Jim: The James Foley Story”

 

PREVIOUS CONTENDERS (for historical context)
“A Letter to the Free,” “13th”
“Angel By The Wings,” “The Eagle Huntress”
“Drive It Like You Stole It,” “Sing Street”
“Faith,” “Sing”
“I’m Still Here,” “Miss Sharon Jones!”
“I See A Victory,” “Hidden Figures”
“Running’” “Hidden Figures”
“You’re Welcome,” “Moana”
“We Know The Way,” “Moana”
“Back to Life,” “Queen of “Katwe”
“Flicker,” “Audrie & Daisey”
“Go Now,” “Sing Street”
“The Great Beyond,” “Sausage Party”
“Never Give Up,” “Lion”
“Try Everything,” “Zootopia”
“The Rules Don’t Apply,” “Rules Don’t Apply”
“Waving Goodbye,” “The Neon Demon”

Gregory Ellwood’s Current Oscar Predictions:
Best Picture
Director
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Original Screenplay
Adapted Screenplay
Editing
Cinematography 
Production Design
Animated Feature Film
Foreign Language Film
Documentary Feature
Original Score
Original Song
Costume Design
Makeup and Hairstyling
Visual Effects
Sound Mixing
Sound Editing