90th Oscars: Screener Watch – Focus Features 2

Perhaps Focus Features’ biggest candidate this year is next up on the docket.

Darkest Hour

Oscar Chances: Good: Sight unseen, everyone thought this would be a major Oscar contender. While it still has solid chances in a number of categories, its reputation hasn’t been great and it’s stumbling hard in the early precursors. It could bounce back, though.
Campaign-Proposed Categories

  • Picture (Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten, Douglas Uranski)
  • Director (Joe Wright)
  • Actor (Gary Oldman)
  • Supporting Actor (Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, Ben Mendelsohn)
  • Supporting Actress (Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James)
  • Original Screenplay (Anthony McCarten)
  • Film Editing (Valerio Bonelli)
  • Cinematography (Bruno Delbonnel)
  • Production Design (Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer)
  • Costume Design (Jacqueline Durran)
  • Sound Mixing (John Casali, Craig Berkey, Paul Cotterell)
  • Sound Editing (Craig Berkey, Becki Ponting)
  • Makeup and Hairstyling (Ivana Primorac, Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski, Lucy Sibbick)
  • Original Score (Dario Marianelli)

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