Oscars 2017 Predictions: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Here is MaverickFilm.Co’s predictions for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role in our first article breaking down this years Oscar hopefuls into who should win and who will win.

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Nominees: Viola Davis in Fences, Michelle Williams in Manchester by the Sea, Naomie Harris in Moonlight, Octavia Spencer in Hidden Figures and Nicole Kidman in Lion.

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Viola Davis in Fences alongside Denzel Washington.

Who Should Win:

For me, there are two obvious front runners here – Viola Davis and Naomie Harris. Nicole Quite honestly I’m biased when it comes to Williams’ performance solely because I refuse to watch Manchester by the Sea due to my intense hatred of Casey Affleck. Kidman’s performance just seemed a little bit too ordinary to win, despite how touching it was and whilst I do love Octavia Spencer, her performance pales in comparison to the ex-co-star Davis. Davis and Harris both give versatile and heart-wrenching performances and I would happy to see either win.

Who Will Win:

So far, Viola Davis has managed a clean sweep of awards earning a Golden Globe, a SAG award and a BAFTA, and if I was a betting woman I’d put all my money on her.

By Morgan Jenkin

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