Oscars 2020. Who do the CineSocialUK critics want to win?

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Academy Award winners wish list

Reviewers Jason Day, Nadine Shambrook and Win Hughes select their preferred Oscars 2020 winners in the top categories. Do you agree? Who do you want to win?

Best motion picture of the year

  • Ford v Ferrari – Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping and James Mangold, Producers
  • The Irishman – Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Producers
  • Jojo Rabbit – Carthew Neal, Taika Waititi and Chelsea Winstanley, Producers
  • Joker – Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Producers
  • Little Women – Amy Pascal, ProducerWin
  • Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach and David Heyman, ProducersJason
  • 1917 – Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne-Ann Tenggren and Callum McDougall, Producers
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh and Quentin Tarantino, Producers
  • Parasite – Kwak Sin Ae and Bong Joon Ho, ProducersNadine

Achievement in directing

  • The Irishman – Martin Scorsese
  • Joker – Todd Phillips
  • 1917 – Sam MendesWin, Jason
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Quentin Tarantino
  • Parasite – Bong Joon HoNadine

Performance by an actor in a leading role

  • Antonio Banderas in Pain and GloryNadine
  • Leonardo DiCaprio in Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood
  • Adam Driver in Marriage StoryWin, Jason
  • Joaquin Phoenix in Joker
  • Jonathan Pryce in The Two Popes

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

  • Tom Hanks in A Beautiful Day in the NeighbourhoodWin
  • Anthony Hopkins in The Two Popes
  • Al Pacino in The Irishman
  • Joe Pesci in The Irishman
  • Brad Pitt in Once Upon a Time in…HollywoodNadine, Jason

Performance by an actress in a leading role

  • Cynthia Erivo in Harriet
  • Scarlett Johansson in Marriage StoryWin, Jason
  • Saoirse Ronan in Little WomenNadine
  • Charlize Theron in Bombshell
  • Renée Zellweger in Judy

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

  • Kathy Bates in Richard Jewell
  • Laura Dern in Marriage StoryJason
  • Scarlett Johansson in Jojo RabbitWin
  • Florence Pugh in Little WomenNadine
  • Margot Robbie in Bombshell

Adapted screenplay

  • The Irishman – screenplay by Steven Zaillian
  • Jojo Rabbit – screenplay by Taika WaititiWin
  • Joker – written by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver
  • Little Women – written for the screen by Greta GerwigNadine, Jason
  • The Two Popes – written by Anthony McCarten

Original screenplay

  • Knives Out – written by Rian JohnsonWin
  • Marriage Story – written by Noah BaumbachJason
  • 1917 – written by Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – written by Quentin Tarantino
  • Parasite – screenplay by Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won. Story by Bong Joon HoNadine

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