Wednesday, December 20, 2017

BEST ACTOR 2018

DECEMBER PREDICTIONS

ESSENTIAL LOCK

1. GARY OLDMAN (DARKEST HOUR)

Oscar Record:
1 nomination, no win

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Actor, Washington DC Area Film Critics Association
Win, Best Actor, New York Film Critics Online
Win, Best Actor, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association
Win, Best Actor, St. Louis Film Critics Association
Win, Best Actor, Nevada Film Critics Society
Win, Best Actor, Southeastern Film Critics Association
Win, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)
Nomination, Best Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics' Choice Awards)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild
Nomination, Leading Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

MOST LIKELY

2. TIMOTH√ČE CHALAMET (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME)

Oscar Record: 
No nomination

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Actor, New York Film Critics Circle
Win, Best Actor, Boston Online Film Critics Association
Win, Best Actor, Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Win, Best Actor, Kansas City Film Critics Circle
Win, Best Actor, Atlanta Film Critics Circle
Win, Best Actor, Florida Film Critics Circle
Win, Breakthrough Actor, Gotham Independent Film Awards
Nomination, Best Male Lead, Film Independent Spirit Awards
Nomination, Best Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics' Choice Awards)
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild
Nomination, Leading Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

MAYBE

3. DANIEL KALUUYA (GET OUT)

Oscar Record:
No nomination

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Actor, Boston Society of Film Critics
Win, Best Actor, National Society of Film Critics
Nomination, Best Actor, Gotham Independent Film Awards
Nomination, Best Male Lead, Film Independent Spirit Awards
Nomination, Best Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics' Choice Awards)
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild
Nomination, Leading Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

4. DANIEL DAY-LEWIS (PHANTOM THREAD)

Oscar Record:
5 nominations, with wins for My Left Foot, There Will Be Blood, Lincoln

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Actor, Toronto Film Critics Association
Win, Best Actor, Philadelphia Film Critics Circle
Nomination, Best Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics' Choice Awards)
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)
Nomination, Leading Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

POSSIBLE

5. TOM HANKS (THE POST)

Oscar Record:
5 nominations, with wins for Philadelphia, Forrest Gump

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Actor, National Board of Review
Nomination, Best Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics' Choice Awards)
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)

6. James Franco (The Disaster Artist)

Oscar Record:
1 nomination, no win

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Actor, Detroit Film Critics Society
Win, Best Actor, Nevada Film Critics Society
Win, Best Actor, Gotham Independent Film Awards

Win, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)
Nomination, Best Male Lead, Film Independent Spirit Awards
Nomination, Best Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics' Choice Awards)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild


7. Denzel Washington (Roman J. Israel, Esq.)

Oscar Record:
7 nominations (as actor), with wins for Glory and Training Day

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild

8. Jake Gyllenhaal (Stronger)

Oscar Record:
1 nomination, no win

Pre-Oscar Citations:
None

9. Hugh Jackman (The Greatest Showman)

Oscar Record:
1 nomination, no win

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)

10. Andy Serkis (War for the Planet of the Apes)

Oscar Record:
No nomination

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Actor, San Francisco Film Critics Circle
Win, Best Actor, Utah Film Critics Association

2 comments:

Andrew R. said...

WILL/SHOULD WIN: Jeff Bridges
SNUBBED: Viggo Mortensen

Juliana F. said...

Fassbender won 6 awards not 3

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Best Actor – Michael Fassbender Steve Jobs

Online Film Critics Society
Best Actor – Michael Fassbender Steve Jobs

Phoenix Critics Circle
Best Actor – Michael Fassbender Steve Jobs

Indiewire
Best Lead Actor – Michael Fassbender Steve Jobs

Vancouver Film Critics Circle
Best Actor – Michael Fassbender Steve Jobs

Austin Film Critics Association
Best Actor - Michael Fassbender Steve Jobs