If I Had an Oscar Ballot, 2020 Edition

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This past movie year hasn’t exactly inspired much confidence, but the last few years haven’t exactly produced great films – honestly, “Shape of Water” and “Green Book” winning back-to-back Best Picture Oscars shows you that the voting process needs to be changed. (The ranking/preferred ballot system probably means everyone’s second- or third-favorite movie wins; alas, a complaint for another time).

That said, let’s dig in with what I, your fearless blogger, would nominate for Oscars in 2020. This year, I’m going to list what I would nominate, and each entry is ranked in my order of preference that it wins. Got it? Let’s go:

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Best Picture:

1917

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Hotel Mumbai

Marriage Story

Avengers: Endgame

Parasite

Notably not listed: The Irishman; Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood; Uncut Gems; Two Popes; Little Women

Best Director:

Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story

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Sam Mendes, 1917

Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

Todd Phillips, Joker

Greta Gerwig, Little Women

Best Actress:

Renee Zellweger, Judy

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Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

Charlize Theron, Bombshell

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Lupita N’yongo, Us

Best Actor:

Taron Egerton, Rocketman

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Christian Bale, Ford v Ferrari

Adam Driver, Marriage Story

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

Eddie Murphy, Dolemite is My Name

Notably missing: Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory; Adam Sandler, Uncut Gems; Robert DeNiro, The Irishman; Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Best Supporting Actress:

Laura Dern, Marriage Story

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Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers

Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit

Toni Colette, Knives Out

Best Supporting Actor:

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

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Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Armie Hammer, Hotel Mumbai

Alan Alda, Marriage Story

Willem Dafoe, The Lighthouse

Notably missing: Al Pacino, The Irishman; Joe Pesci, The Irishman; Song Kang-ho, Parasite

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