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Film Club’s Oscar Winner Picks

Margaux Lestage
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The countdown to the Oscars has begun. The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. They are regarded by many as the most prestigious and significant awards in the entertainment industry worldwide. They will be airing on Sunday, March 27 at 8 pm.  This year we got opinions of Merrimack College’s very own film club on who they believe will be taking the grand prize home this year. Here are the Oscar winner picks done by the film club.

Best Picture Oscar Nominations 2022 West Side Story 

Actor in a Leading Role- Andrew Garfield

Actor in a Supporting Role- (is tied between) Troy Kutsur or Jesse Plemons

Actress in a Leading Role- Kristen Stewart 

Actress in a Supporting Role- Ariana DeBose

Animated Feature Film- Encanto (no one voted against Encanto to win)

Cinematography- Dune

Costume Design- Cruella 

Directing- Steven Speilberg (no one voted against Steven Speilberg to win)

Documentary (Feature)- Ascension

Documentary (Short Subject)- The Queen of Basketball

Film Editing- (its a four-way drawl between) Don’t Look Up, Dune, King Richard, and The Power of the Dog

Makeup and Hairstyling- (tied between) Cruella or House of Gucci

International Feature Film- (tied between) Flee or Worst Person in the World 

Music (Original Score)- Encanto (again no one voted against Encanto to win)

Music (Original Song)- “Dos Oruguitas” from ENCANTO

Production Design- West Side Story

Short Film (Animated)- Robin Robin

Short Film (Live Action)- The Long Goodbye

Sound- (tied between) West Side Story or No Time to Die

Visual Effects- (tied between) Spider-Man: No Way Home or Shang-Chi and the Legend of the TenRings

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)- (it’s a four-way draw between) Code, Dune, The Lost Daughter, and The Power of the Dog 

Writing (Original Screenplay)- Don’t Look Up