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Oscars 2020 predictions: everything you must know


We're steadily advancing into awards season, and as anticipation builds for the 2020 Academy Awards, we're breaking down the essential components.

From film festival buzz to eventual nominations and prizes, here's your guide (which will be regularly updated over the coming months) to this year's Oscar race.

16 movies that could win Oscars in 2020

It's never too early to try and predict the movies that will generate Academy Awards buzz. Will one of your favourite movies from this year have made our list of predictions?

Read the Cineworld list of 2020 Oscar predictions.

Toronto Film Festival: 8 movies that have got Oscars written all over them

This year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) roster is a particularly exciting one, with many significant films generating awards buzz in advance of their release date.

Discover the Oscar-contending films at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival.

Venice Film Festival Oscar predictions

This year's Venice Film Festival gets underway on 29th August, and showcases a host of awards-contending movies including Joker.

Find out more about the Oscar-buzzed movies at the Venice Film Festival.

7 Best Picture Oscar predictions

What are the movies in line for the most coveted Academy Award of them all?

Discover our Oscars 2020 predictions for Best Picture.

Ad Astra Venice Film Festival reviews spark Oscar buzz

Brad Pitt is said to give a career best performance in director James Gray's sweeping and thoughtful outer-space drama.

Discover the Ad Astra Venice Film Festival reviews.

Joker's Joaquin Phoenix praised as Oscar-worthy

The first reviews of Joker out of the Venice Film Festival say Phoenix's performance is astonishing.

Discover the Joker reviews from the Venice Film Festival.

6 Best Actor frontrunners at the 2020 Oscars

It's a typically crowded field for the Best Actor Oscar, as the likes of Joaquin Phoenix go head to head with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Discover our tips for the 2020 Oscar Best Actor contenders.

Joker wins Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

Joaquin Phoenix and director Todd Phillips make comic book movie history as Joker wins the top prize at the oldest film festival in the world.

Find out more about Joker winning the Golden Lion at Venice.

Knives Out gets rave reviews from Toronto Film Festival

Critics say that writer-director Rian Johnson and star Daniel Craig, combined with a whoddunit plot and fabulous ensemble cast, make Knives Out rip-roaring entertainment. Are Oscars beckoning?

Discover the Toronto Film Festival reviews for Knives Out.

Oscars 2020 Best Actress predictions

From Jennifer Lopez to Lupita Nyong'o and beyond: the 2020 race for Best Actress is shaping up as unpredictable, exciting and varied.

Discover our Oscars 2020 Best Actress predictions.

Jojo Rabbit wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival

Taika Waititi's controversial Adolf Hitler satire wins over the Toronto crowds. Is Oscar success beckoning?

Get more details about Jojo Rabbit's Toronto win.

The Lighthouse receives critical plaudits at Toronto

The Witch director Robert Eggers returns with his new movie, starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. And critics say it's another masterpiece.

Discover the reviews of The Lighthouse from Toronto.

Oscars 2020 Best Director predictions

From Jordan Peele to Quentin Tarantino, Lulu Wang to Todd Phillips, we're tipping a host of fantastic film-makers for a 2020 nomination.

Discover our 2020 Oscar predictions for Best Director.

Oscars 2020 Best Original Score predictions

This year has brought with it a host of memorable soundtracks, across a host of genres and a number of terrific composers.

Discover our 2020 Oscar predictions for Best Original Score.

Oscars 2020 Best Original Screenplay predictions

Will Rian Johnson triumph for devilishly clever murder mystery/comedy Knives Out, or will this to a prior winner like Jordan Peele or Quentin Tarantino?

Discover our Oscar 2020 predictions for Best Original Screenplay.

Stay tuned to this blog post over the coming weeks and months as we update you on this year's Oscars season. Don't forget to tweet us your essential predictions and frontrunners @Cineworld.