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Peaslee & Hunton Pick 2018: Best Picture

Allison Hirth & Jeff Ramazani

March 1, 2018


Robert Peaslee and Paul Hunton predict the likely winner in the Best Picture category for the 2018 Oscars.

The nominees are:

  • "Call Me by Your Name" 
    Peter Spears, Luca Guadagnino, Emilie Georges and Marco Morabito, Producers

  • "Darkest Hour"
    Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten and Douglas Urbanski, Producers

  • "Dunkirk"
    Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers

  • "Get Out"
    Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr. and Jordan Peele, Producers

  • "Lady Bird" 
    Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and Evelyn O'Neill, Producers

  • "Phantom Thread" 
    JoAnne Sellar, Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison and Daniel Lupi, Producers

  • "The Post" 
    Amy Pascal, Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers

  • "The Shape of Water"
    Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale, Producers

  • "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" 
    Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh, Producers


Peaslee & Hunton Pick 2018: Best Actor

The nominees are:

Timothée Chalamet for "Call Me by Your Name"

Daniel Day-Lewis for "Phantom Thread"

Daniel Kaluuya for "Get Out"

Gary Oldman for "Darkest Hour"

Denzel Washington for "Roman J. Israel, Esq."


Peaslee & Hunton Pick 2018: Best Actress

The nominees are:

Sally Hawkins for "The Shape of Water"

Frances McDormand for "Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri"

Margot Robbie for "I, Tonya"

Saoirse Ronan for "Lady Bird"

Meryl Streep for "The Post"


Peaslee & Hunton Pick 2018: Best Director

The nominees are:

Christopher Nolan for "Dunkirk"

Jordan Peele for "Get Out"

Greta Gerwig for "Lady Bird"

Paul Thomas Anderson for "Phantom Thread"

Guillermo del Toro for "The Shape of Water"


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