Thursday, January 25, 2018

BEST ACTOR 2018

THE NOMINEES FOR BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME)

Oscar Record: 
1 nomination, no win

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, Best Actor, Phoenix Critics Circle
Win, Best Actor, Austin Film Critics Association
Win, Breakthrough Actor, Gotham Independent Film Awards
Win, Actor of the Year, London Critics' Circle
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)

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS (PHANTOM THREAD)

Oscar Record:
6 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)

DANIEL KALUUYA (GET OUT)

Oscar Record:
1 nomination, no win

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Actor, Boston Society of Film Critics
Win, Best Actor, National Society of Film Critics
Win, Best Actor, Las Vegas Critics Society
Win, Best Actor, Georgia Film Critics Association
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)

GARY OLDMAN (DARKEST HOUR)

Oscar Record:
2 nominations, 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 Actor, Online Film Critics Society
Win, Best Actor, North Carolina Film Critics Association
Win, Best Actor, Central Ohio Film Critics Association
Win, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globe Awards)
Win, Best Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics' Choice Awards)
Win, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild
Win, Leading Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

DENZEL WASHINGTON (ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ.)

Oscar Record:
8 nominations (as actor), with wins for Glory, 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

PREDICTIONS SCORE: 4/5. Predicted James Franco (The Disaster Artist) instead of Washington (who I placed in 8th).

WILL WIN: Oldman
SHOULD WIN: Chalamet
MIGHT UPSET: Day-Lewis
SHOULD HAVE BEEN NOMINATED: Andy Serkis (War for the Planet of the Apes)

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