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Oscars 2019 | VOTE: Who WILL win and who SHOULD win Best Picture?

It’s Oscar day in tinsel town and we’re gearing up for our Live Blog. Having let you know who we think will win, we want to know who you think will win.

But, in a fun twist, we also want to know who you actually want to win.

Which film was your favourite? What put you into a bohemian rhapsody? Is there a film you’d call your vice?

In Poll One, name the film you think WILL win Best Picture…

In Poll Two, name the film you think SHOULD win Best Picture…

Happy voting!

 

Why The Favourite should win Best Picture at the 2019 Oscars

With the ninety-first Academy Awards zooming ever closer into vision, we’ve asked some of #FilmTwitter‘s top bloggers to explain why their favourite Best Picture nominee should come out on top.
Our run through continues concludes today with Nathan – of Perks of Being Nath – on Vice. You can follow Ruth on Twitter @__Nathan but not before you check out what he has to say here!

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BAFTA 2019 | Predictions

It’s the biggest night in the British film calendar and – this year – comes served with a dash of controversy, thanks to the exorcism of Bryan Singer’s name from the Bohemian Rhapsody nominations.

An all male directorial line up makes for a disheartening read but there’s relief in seeing recognition for Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here. Significant snubs this year, meanwhile, include Debora Granik’s Leave No Trace and Steve McQueen’s Widows.

Of those nominated, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite leads the pack with twelve, while Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man, Roma and A Star is Born have seven apiece.

As previously announced, Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley will receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award and Raging Bull editor Thelma Schoonmaker will be honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship.

As for the winners, only time – and Joanna Lumley – will tell. But that’s not stopped us guessing.

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