Oscars 2020 is just around the corner. This means that we will finally get to see the best films made in the Entertainment industry over the last year receive an acknowledgment. One of the forces that can make or break a film is its Director. When it comes to the best Director of 2019, 5 strong nominees can be seen battling for the crown. These 5 nominees are Martin Scorsese, Todd Phillips, Sam Mendes, Quentin Tarantino, and Bong Joon-ho.
Although each nominee is qualified enough to grab gold this weekend, we have a clear-cut winner in mind! So, without any further ado, here is our prediction…
Quentin Tarantino: A Dark Horse
We never thought there would come a time when Tarantino would be a dark horse in the race for Best Director’s award, but here we are! Although the BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards have given us a hint on who will come out on top, we are still going with Tarantino. The perfection with which he directed Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and presented the 60’s vibe is highly commendable. Even though the odds are stacked against him, we see him winning the Oscar.
Sam Mendes: The Favorite
On the road to Oscars, no one has impressed us more than Sam Mendes. He has already won the BAFTA and Golden Globe awards for the Best Director. Now, it looks like he has his sights set on the Academy Award. He has extremely strong chances of winning the award for his marvelous direction of the epic war feature “1917”. However, we still believe that Tarantino will sneak past him. It surely is an interesting battle!
Kudos to Bong Joon-ho for his phenomenal direction of Parasite. However, we don’t see this South Korean black comedy becoming the reason behind Bong Joon-ho’s big win at the Oscars.
“Give Joker all the awards!!!”, this is something we have been hearing quite a lot over the last few months. While Phillips’ contribution in making Joker the hit it has become is unquestionable, can we see him lift the Oscar? Not this time, perhaps!
Make way for one of the most legendary Film Directors of all-time. Just when we were on the verge of forgetting what an epic crime flick looks like, Scorsese came out with a phenomenon named The Irishman. However, we are not predicting Scorsese to edge out Tarantino and Mendes in the said category this time around. Yes, The Irishman was well-directed. Still, you can feel something lacking in it that you can’t simply express.
What does your sixth sense tell you about the Oscars 2020? Which director has got your support? Let us know in the comments!