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2022 OSCARS PREDICTIONS:
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UPDATED: Dec 2, 2021

AWARDS PREDICTION COMMENTARY: More to come.

Oscar nominations voting begins on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, and will end on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. The official Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, with the ceremony taking place on Sunday, March 27, 2022.

Awards Season Calendar (2021-2022)


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ALL AWARDS CONTENDERS AND RANKINGS:

AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE:
RANK FILM STUDIO MAKEUP DEPT. HEAD & HAIR DEPT. HEAD
1 “Dune” Warner Bros Donald Mowat, Love Larson, Eva von Bahr
2 “House of Gucci” MGM/United Artists Releasing Jana Carboni, Giuliano Mariano, Göran Lundström
3 “Nightmare Alley” Searchlight Pictures Cliona Furey, Jo-Ann MacNeil
4 “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” Searchlight Pictures Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram, Justin Raleigh
5 “King Richard” Warner Bros Jacenda Burkett, Carla Farmer
NEXT IN LINE
6 “Being the Ricardos” Amazon Studios Teresa Hill, Ana Lozano
8 “West Side Story” 20th Century Studios Judy Chin, Kay Georgiou
9 “Spencer” Neon To be added
10 Cruella Walt Disney Pictures Nadia Stacey, Carolyn Cousins
18 “The Suicide Squad” Warner Bros Heba Thorisdottir, Janine Thompson
OTHER TOP-TIER CONTENDERS
11 “The Matrix: Resurrections” Warner Bros Heike Merker, Flora Moody, Shunika Terry
12 “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” Amazon Studios Vickie Lang, Annette Field, Donald McInnes
13 “Spider-Man: No Way Home” Sony Pictures To be added
14 “Last Night in Soho” Focus Features Lizzie Yianni Georgiou
15 “The French Dispatch” Searchlight Pictures Frances Hannon
16 “Passing” Netflix Margie Durand, Barbara Roman Barreto
17 “Free Guy” 20th Century Studios Vera Steimberg, Kelly Muldoon
18 “Respect” MGM/United Artists Releasing Lawrence Davis, Stephanie Martin
19 “The Power of the Dog” Netflix Noriko Watanabe, Amanda Finlay, Sarah Bernard
20 “Titane” Neon To be added
ALSO IN CONTENTION
21 “Don’t Look Up” Netflix Liz Bernstrom, Patricia Dehaney
22 “Cyrano” MGM/United Artists Releasing Sian Miller, Alessandro Bertolazzi
23 “Eternals” Marvel Studios Frances Hannon, Karen Cohen
24 “Parallel Mothers” Sony Pictures Classics To be added
25 “The Harder They Fall” Netflix Tym Shutchai Buacharern, Araxi Lindsey
26 “Black Widow” Marvel Studios Paul Gooch, Paula Rice
27 “The Tragedy of Macbeth” Apple Original Films/A24 Jean Ann Black, Cydney Cornell
28 “Belfast” Focus Features Wakana Yoshihara, Sian Wilson
29 “A Quiet Place Part II” Paramount Pictures Polly Morgan
30 “Jungle Cruise” Walt Disney Pictures To be added
UNRANKED LISTING
“12 Mighty Orphans” Sony Pictures Classics To be added
“7 Prisoners” Netflix To be added
“A Chiara” Neon To be added
“A Hero” Amazon Studios To be added
“A Journal for Jordan” Sony Pictures To be added
“American Underdog” Lionsgate To be added
“Annette” Amazon Studios Bernard Floch, Thi Thanh Tu Nugyen, Cathy Jabes
“Antlers” Searchlight Pictures To be added
“Army of the Dead” Netflix To be added
“Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn” Magnolia Pictures To be added
“Benedetta” IFC Films To be added
“Bergman Island” IFC Films To be added
“Blue Bayou” Focus Features Ashley Treadaway, Marcos Gonzales
“Bruised” Netflix To be added
“C’mon C’mon” A24 To be added
“Candyman” Universal Pictures To be added
“Chaos Walking” Lionsgate To be added
“Cinderella” Amazon Studios To be added
“CODA” Apple Original Films To be added
“Coming 2 America” Amazon Studios Vera Steimberg, Merc Arceneaux, Stacey Morris, Carla Farmer
“Compartment No. 6” Sony Pictures Classics To be added
“Cry Macho” Warner Bros Kimberly Felix-Burke, Karen Asano-Myers
“Dream Horse” Bleecker Street Roseann Samuel
“Drive My Car” Sideshow/Janus Films To be added
“Ema” Music Box Films To be added
“Encounter” Amazon Studios Nana Fischer, Kathrine Gordon
“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” Amazon Studios To be added
“F9” Universal Pictures To be added
“Finch” Apple Original Films To be added
“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” Sony Pictures To be added
“Halloween Kills” Universal Pictures To be added
“In the Heights” Warner Bros Martha Melensez, Betsy Reyes
“Infinite” Paramount Plus To be added
“Jockey” Sony Pictures Classics To be added
“John and the Hole” IFC Films To be added
“Lamb” A24 To be added
“Licorice Pizza” MGM/United Artists Releasing Heba Thorisdottir, Lori Guidroz
“Mass” Bleecker Street To be added
“Memoria” Neon To be added
“Mortal Kombat” Warner Bros To be added
“Mothering Sunday” Sony Pictures Classics Nadia Stacey
“Munich – Edge of War” Netflix To be added
“Needle in a Timestack” Lionsgate To be added
“Nine Days” Sony Pictures Classics To be added
“No Sudden Move” HBO Max Elisa Marsh, Jules Holdren, Waldo Sanchez
“No Time to Die” MGM/United Artists Releasing To be added
“Old” Universal Pictures To be added
“Pig” Neon To be added
“Red Rocket” A24 To be added
“Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” Marvel Studios To be added
“Shiva Baby” Utopia To be added
“Snake Eyes” Paramount Pictures To be added
“Spiral: From the Book of Saw” Lionsgate To be added
“Swan Song” Magnolia Pictures To be added
“Swan Song” Apple Original Films To be added
“The Card Counter” Focus Features Ryan McCormick, Kathy Lynch
“The Colour Room” Sky Cinema Veronica McAleer
“The Courier” Lionsgate To be added
“The Dry” IFC Films To be added
“The Duke” Sony Pictures Classics To be added
“The Green Knight” A24 To be added
“The Guilty” Netflix To be added
“The Hand of God” Netflix To be added
“The Humans” A24/Showtime To be added
“The Last Duel” 20th Century Studios Daniel Lawson Johnston, Alexis Continente
“The Lost Daughter” Netflix To be added
“The Many Saints of Newark” Warner Bros Nicki Lederman, Sean Flannigan
“The Souvenir Part II” A24 To be added
“The Tender Bar” Amazon Studios To be added
“The Tomorrow War” Amazon Studios Kimberley Jones, Jennifer Santiago
“The Unforgivable” Netflix To be added
“The Worst Person in the World” Neon To be added
“Tick, Tick … Boom!” Netflix Satoko Ichinose
“Together Together” Bleecker Street Amy Marie Wilson, Cici Andersen
“Together” Bleecker Street Nicola Schuller, Tara Hickman
“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” Sony Pictures To be added
“Voyagers” Lionsgate To be added
“Werewolves Within” IFC Films To be added
“Zola” A24 To be added

AWARDS CATEGORY HISTORY (Makeup and Hairstyling)

The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, is Hollywood’s most prestigious artistic award in the film industry. The most awarded films in Oscar history are “Ben-Hur,” “Titanic” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” at 11 statuettes. The most nominated films in Academy history are “All About Eve,” “Titanic” and “La La Land” at 14. “La La Land” is the only film of the three to have lost best picture. The biggest Oscar “losers,” meaning most nominated and walk away with zero awards, are 1977’s “The Turning Point” and 1985’s “The Color Purple” at 11 each. The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, is Hollywood’s most prestigious artistic award in the film industry. Rick Baker (“Men in Black”), who is now retired, has the distinction of most nominations with 11 and wins with seven. Greg Cannon (“Bram Stoker’s Dracula”) is closest to him in both regards, with 10 mentions over his career with four wins. The most decorated woman in this space is Ve Neill (“Mrs. Doubtfire”).


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About the Academy Awards (Oscars)

The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, is Hollywood’s most prestigious artistic award in the film industry. Since 1927, nominees and winners are selected by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). 17 branches are represented within the near 10,000 person membership. The branches are actors, associates, casting directors, cinematographers, costume designers, directors, documentary, executives, film editors, makeup and hairstylists, marketing and public relations, members-at-large, members-at-large (artists’ representatives), music, producers, production design, short films and feature animation, sound, visual effects and writers.

  • The date for the 94th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022