Wednesday, January 23, 2019

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (91st)

MAHERSHALA ALI (GREEN BOOK)

Role: Don Shirley, a classical pianist on a tour of the 1960s American South

Oscar Record: 2 nominations, with a win for Moonlight

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes)
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Washington DC Area Film Critics Association
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics Choice)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association
Nomination, Best Supporting Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

ADAM DRIVER (BLACKKKLANSMAN)

Role: Detective Flip Zimmerman, Ron Stallworth's cover in the Ku Klux Klan

Oscar Record: 1 nomination, no win

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Nomination, Best Actor, Gotham Independent Film Award
Nomination, Best Supporting Male, Film Independent Spirit Awards
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes)
Nomination, Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics Choice)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild
Nomination, Best Supporting Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

SAM ELLIOT (A STAR IS BORN)
*not predicted; ranked 6th

Role: Bobby, manager to brother Jackson Maine

Oscar Record: 1 nomination, no win

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Win, Best Supporting Actor, National Board of Review
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Atlanta Film Critics Circle
Nomination, Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics Choice)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Indiana Film Journalists Association
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Las Vegas Film Critics Society

RICHARD E. GRANT (CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?)

Role: Jack Hock, Lee Israel's accomplice

Oscar Record: 1 nomination, no win

Pre-Oscar Citation:
Nomination, Best Actor, Gotham Independent Film Award
Nomination, Best Supporting Male, Film Independent Spirit Awards
Win, Best Supporting Actor, New York Film Critics Circle
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes)
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Philadelphia Film Critics Circle
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Chicago Film Critics Association
Runner-up, Best Supporting Actor, Toronto Film Critics Association
Win, Best Supporting Actor, New York Film Critics Online
Win, Best Supporting Actor, San Diego Film Critics Society
Nomination, Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics Choice)
Nomination, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Kansas City Film Critics Circle
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Boston Society of Film Critics
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Seattle Film Critics Society
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Nevada Film Critics Society
Win, Best Supporting Actor, Pheonix Critics Circle
Win, Best Supporting Actor, St. Louis Film Critics Association
Nomination, Best Supporting Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)

SAM ROCKWELL (VICE)
*not predicted; ranked 7th

Role: George W. Bush, 43rd President of the USA

Oscar Record: 2 nominations, with a win for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Pre-Oscar Citations:
Nomination, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes)
Nomination, Best Supporting Actor, British Academy of Film and Television Arts

PREDICTION SCORES:
"Never Too Early" Predictions (March 2018) - 1/5 (Rockwell)
August Predictions - 2/5 (Rockwell, Elliot)
September Predictions - 2/5 (Rockwell, Elliot)
October Predictions - 4/5 (Elliot, Ali, Rockwell, Grant)
November Predictions - 4/5 (Ali, Elliot, Grant, Driver)
December Predictions - 4/5 (Grant, Elliot, Driver, Ali)
Final Predictions (January 2019) - 3/5 (Ali, Grant, Driver)

WILL WIN: Ali
SHOULD WIN: Grant
MIGHT UPSET: Grant
SHOULD HAVE BEEN NOMINATED: Timotheé Chalamet (Beautiful Boy), Steven Yeun (Burning), Nicholas Hoult (The Favourite), Russell Hornsby (The Hate U Give)

1 comment:

Andrew R. said...

WILL/SHOULD WIN: Christoph Waltz
SNUBBED: Anthony Mackie, Alfred Molina