Oscars 2021: Predictions from us

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It’s been a busy few weeks cramming in as many movie reviews as possible, not helped by the cinemas in the UK having been more or less shut for the best part of a year.

But who do we think will win the top awards at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony? Read on for reviewer Jason Day’s preferred winners (in black bold) and (in yellow) who he feels Oscar will choose to walk away with the most prized 13.5 inches of gold plated wonder. Yellow/bold means they both are in agreement! Our reviews are highlighted.

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Sound of Metal (2019). Film review of the drama starring Riz Ahmed

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Drama

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy
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Pieces of a Woman (2020). Film review of the drama starring Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby in the movie Pieces of a Woman
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Drama

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy
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Promising Young Woman (2020). Film review of the revenge thriller movie starring Carey Mulligan

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Thriller/Suspense/Noir

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching
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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020). Film review of the 1920’s music-making drama

Viola Davis in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
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Drama

Image of 5 stars for an excellent film genius a classic movie
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Mank (2020). Film review of the Hollywood biopic about the writing of Citizen Kane

Mank (2020) film Gary Oldman
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Drama

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching
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Judas and the Black Messiah (2021). Film review of the FBI/Black Panther movie starring Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya in Judas and the Black Messiah
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Drama

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching
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