75th Golden Globe Awards (Film) Predictions

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be broadcasting live tonight at 8pm EST/5pm PST on NBC. Many of the major Oscar hopefuls are nominated for Best Picture including “Get Out,” “Lady Bird,” “The Shape of Water,” and “Call Me By Your Name.” Which ones are expected to take home those gold statues? Here I make my predictions for what will win in all of the film categories (I don’t watch enough TV to properly make any predictions on that front) as well as offer my personal picks for what should win and maybe what films got overlooked. Without wasting anymore time, let’s get into this.

BEST PICTURE (DRAMA):
“Call Me By Your Name”
“Dunkirk”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Will Win: “The Shape of Water”
Could Win: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Should Win: “Call Me By Your Name”
Should Have Been Nominated: “The Florida Project”

BEST ACTRESS (DRAMA):
Jessica Chastain, “Molly’s Game”
Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Meryl Streep, “The Post”
Michelle Williams, “All the Money in the World”

Will Win: Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Could Win: Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Should Win: Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Should Have Been Nominated: Brooklynn Prince, “The Florida Project”

BEST ACTOR (DRAMA):
Timothee Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name”
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Phantom Thread”
Tom Hanks, “The Post”
Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”
Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

Will Win: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”
Could Win: Timothee Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name”
Should Win: Timothee Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name”
Should Have Been Nominated: Andy Serkis, “War for the Planet of the Apes”

BEST PICTURE (COMEDY/MUSICAL):
“The Disaster Artist”
“Get Out”
“The Greatest Showman”
“I, Tonya”
“Lady Bird”

Will Win: “Lady Bird”
Could Win: “Get Out”
Should Win: “Get Out”
Should Have Been Nominated: “The Big Sick”

BEST ACTRESS (COMEDY/MUSICAL):
Judi Dench, “Victoria & Abdul”
Helen Mirren, “The Leisure Seeker”
Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Emma Stone, “Battle of the Sexes”

Will Win: Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Could Win: Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”
Should Win: Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Should Have Been Nominated: Aubrey Plaza, “Ingrid Goes West”

BEST ACTOR (COMEDY/MUSICAL):
Steve Carell, “Battle of the Sexes”
Ansel Elgort, “Baby Driver”
James Franco, “The Disaster Artist”
Hugh Jackman, “The Greatest Showman”
Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”

Will Win: James Franco, “The Disaster Artist”
Could Win: Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
Should Win: Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
Should Have Been Nominated: Kumail Nanjiani, “The Big Sick”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Mary J. Blige, “Mudbound”
Hong Chau, “Downsizing”
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
Octavia Spencer, “The Shape of Water”

Will Win: Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
Could Win: Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
Should Win: Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
Should Have Been Nominated: Holly Hunter, “The Big Sick”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Armie Hammer, “Call Me By Your Name”
Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”
Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”
Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Will Win: Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Could Win: Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”
Should Win: Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Should Have Been Nominated: Michael Stuhlbarg, “Call Me By Your Name”

BEST DIRECTOR:
Ridley Scott, “All the Money in the World”
Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”
Steven Spielberg, “The Post”
Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”
Martin McDonagh, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Will Win: Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”
Could Win: Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”
Should Win: Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”
Should Have Been Nominated: Jordan Peele, “Get Out”

BEST SCREENPLAY:
“Lady Bird”
“Molly’s Game”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Will Win: “Lady Bird”
Could Win: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Should Win: “Lady Bird”
Should Have Been Nominated: “Get Out”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE:
“The Boss Baby”
“The Breadwinner”
“Coco”
“Ferdinand”
“Loving Vincent”

Will Win: “Coco”
Could Win: “The Breadwinner”
Should Win: “Coco”
Should Have Been Nominated: “The Lego Batman Movie”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:
“A Fantastic Woman”
“First They Killed My Father”
“In the Fade”
“Loveless”
“The Square”

Will Win: “The Square”
Could Win: “A Fantastic Woman”
Should Win: “A Fantastic Woman”
Should Have Been Nominated: “Raw”

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE:
“Dunkirk”
“Phantom Thread”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Will Win: “The Shape of Water”
Could Win: “Phantom Thread”
Should Win: “The Shape of Water”
Should Have Been Nominated: “Blade Runner 2049”

BEST ORIGINAL SONG:
“Remember Me,” “Coco”
“Home,” “Ferdinand”
“This Is Me,” “The Greatest Showman”
“Mighty River,” “Mudbound”
“The Star,” “The Star”

Will Win: “Remember Me,” “Coco”
Could Win: “This Is Me,” “The Greatest Showman”
Should Win: “Remember Me,” “Coco”
Should Have Been Nominated: “Visions of Gideon,” “Call Me By Your Name”

So there it is. If all my predictions stand, “The Shape of Water” will end up winning the most awards of the night with Best Picture (Drama), Best Actress (Drama), Best Director, and Best Original Score. What films do you think will take home the gold? Do you think any of these wins will be reflective of what we’ll see at the Academy Awards? Let me know in the comments below.

If you’d like to read my reviews for some of this year’s nominated films, click on any of the film titles below. Once the nominations for the Academy Awards come out, I’ll be posting reviews for some of the films that get Best Picture nominations there leading up Oscar night.

“Call Me By Your Name”
“Coco”
“Phantom Thread”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

If you want to stay updated with all my reviews of films as soon as I see them, follow me on my Letterboxd.

Thanks for reading!

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