If We Picked the Winners 2018
February 26, 2018
n anticipation of the Academy Awards, we polled our contributors to see who they thought should win the Oscar. Once we had our winners, we asked various writers to make the case for our selection in each category. We're posting those essays this week, two a day, leading up to the big reveal of our picks for our best director and best picture on Friday. Check back all week. Here you'll find links to all our picks.
Best Documentary: " Faces Places" — Essay by Peter Sobczynski
Best Foreign Language Film: "Loveless" — Essay by Sheila O'Malley
Best Adapted Screenplay: "Call Me By Your Name" by James Ivory — Essay by Susan Wloszczyna
Best Original Screenplay: " Get Out" by Jordan Peele — Essay by Glenn Kenny
Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe for " The Florida Project" — Essay by Odie Henderson
Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf for " Lady Bird" — Essay by Nell Minow
Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis for " Phantom Thread" — Essay by Brian Tallerico
Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan for "Lady Bird" — Essay by Arielle Bernstein
Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson for "Phantom Thread" — Essay by Christy Lemire
Best Picture: "Get Out" — Essay by Matt Zoller Seitz
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