If I Had an Oscar Ballot: Complete 2017 List

With Oscar nominations for the best in 2017 film set to be announced tomorrow, I've listed who I hope gets the call in key categories, ranked in order of preference (meaning, #1 is my choice winner). Read on below, and for more, check out my Top 10 films of 2017 here.

 

Best Picture

1 |  Call Me by Your Name

2 |  Lady Bird

3 |  The Florida Project

4 |  Get Out

5 |  Foxtrot

(alt: Mudbound)

 

Best Director

1 |  Luca Guadagnino, Call Me by Your Name

2 |  Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

3 |  Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape of Water

4 |  Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread

5 |  Dee Rees, Mudbound

(alt: Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk)

 

Best Actor

1 |  Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Beats Per Minute

2 |  Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name

3 |  Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread

4 |  Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

5 |  Tracy Letts, The Lovers

(alt: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour)

 

Best Actress

1 |  Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water

2 |  Cynthia Nixon, A Quiet Passion

3 |  Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

4 |  Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

5 |  Meryl Streep, The Post

(alt: Amy Ryan, Abundant Acreage Available)

 

Best Supporting Actor

1 |  Lior Ashkenazi, Foxtrot

2|  Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water

3 |  Jason Mitchell, Mudbound

4 |  Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

5 |  Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World

(alt: Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project)

 

Best Supporting Actress

1 |  Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

2 |  Lois Smith, Marjorie Prime

3 |  Geena Davis, Marjorie Prime

4 |  Holly Hunter, The Big Sick

5 |  Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread

(alt: Elizabeth Marvel, The Meyerowitz Stories: New and Selected)

 

Best Original Screenplay

1 |  Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

2 |  Jordan Peele, Get Out

3 |  Sean Baker & Chris Bergoch, The Florida Project

4 |  Bong Joon-Ho & Jon Ronson, Okja

5 |  Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread

(alt: Andrey Zvyagintsev, Loveless)

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

1 |  James Ivory, Call Me by Your Name

2 |  Michael Almereyda, Marjorie Prime

3 |  Dee Rees & Virgil Williams, Mudbound

4 |  Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, The Disaster Artist

5 |  Sofia Coppola, The Beguiled

(alt: Aaron Sorkin, Molly’s Game)