All the major Oscar 2018 nominees ranked from best to worst.

It’s that time of year again. Tonight’s ceremony is sure to be one that rewards work for sentimental, commercial or political reasons but undoubtedly there are some great films among this year’s Oscar nominees. Here is how we rank the major nominees with links to our full length reviews. Remember this is not our predictions, merely our opinions.

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BEST PICTURE

  1. Phantom Thread ★★★★★ (Read our full review)
  2. Call Me By Your Name ★★★★★ (Read our full review here)
  3. Ladybird ★★★★☆ (Read our full review here)
  4. The Shape Of Water ★★★★☆ (Read our full review here)
  5. The Post ★★★★☆ (Read our full review here)
  6. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ★★★☆☆ (Read our full review here)
  7. Dunkirk★★★☆☆ (Read our full review here)
  8. Get Out ★★★☆☆ (Read our full review here)
  9. Darkest Hour ★☆☆☆☆ (Read our full review here)

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ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

  1. Daniel Day Lewis – Phantom Thread (Read our full review here)
  2. Timothee Chalamet – Call Me By Your Name (Read our full review here)
  3. Denzel Washington – Roman J. Israel Esquire (Read our full review here)
  4. Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out (Read our full review here)
  5. Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour (Read our full review here)

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ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

  1. Meryl Streep – The Post (Read our full review here)
  2. Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Read our full review here)
  3. Saoirse Ronan – Ladybird (Read our full review here)
  4. Sally Hawkins – The Shape Of Water (Read our full review here)
  5. Margot Robbie – I, Tonya (Read our full review here)

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ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  1. Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project (Read our full review here)
  2. Richard Jenkins – The Shape Of Water (Read our full review here)
  3. Woody Harrelson – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Read our full review here)
  4. Christopher Plummer – All The Money In The World (Read our full review here)
  5. Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Read our full review here)

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ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  1. Lesley Manville – Phantom Thread (Read our full review here)
  2. Laurie Metcalf – Ladybird (Read our full review here)
  3. Octavia Spencer – The Shape Of Water (Read our full review here)
  4. Allison Janney – I, Tonya (Read our full review here)
  5. Mary J. Blige – Mudbound (Read our full review here)

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DIRECTING

  1. Paul Thomas Anderson – Phantom Thread (Read our full review here)
  2. Greta Gerwig – Ladybird (Read our full review here)
  3. Guillermo Del Toro – The Shape Of Water (Read our full review here)
  4. Christopher Nolan – Dunkirk (Read our full review here)
  5. Jordan Peele – Get Out (Read our full review here)

 

So who are your favourites? Will the academy pick the worthiest winners. Most likely I will be back with reaction to the ceremony tomorrow. Happy Oscars day!

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