Frances McDormand in a still from Nomadland, Chinese-born director Chloé Zhao’s masterly look at recession-hit America, winner of the Golden Lion in Venice and the Post’s pick to win the best picture Oscar this year. Photo: Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures Frances McDormand in a still from Nomadland, Chinese-born director Chloé Zhao’s masterly look at recession-hit America, winner of the Golden Lion in Venice and the Post’s pick to win the best picture Oscar this year. Photo: Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures
Frances McDormand in a still from Nomadland, Chinese-born director Chloé Zhao’s masterly look at recession-hit America, winner of the Golden Lion in Venice and the Post’s pick to win the best picture Oscar this year. Photo: Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures

Academy Awards

Oscars 2021 early predictions: Nomadland, Mank and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom to vie for top prizes

  • The academy loves movies about Hollywood, giving Mank’s David Fincher a near-lock on best director and Amanda Seyfried a big shout for best supporting actress
  • Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman could garner the main acting prizes for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Coming-of-age drama Minari is the Oscars dark horse

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Frances McDormand in a still from Nomadland, Chinese-born director Chloé Zhao’s masterly look at recession-hit America, winner of the Golden Lion in Venice and the Post’s pick to win the best picture Oscar this year. Photo: Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures Frances McDormand in a still from Nomadland, Chinese-born director Chloé Zhao’s masterly look at recession-hit America, winner of the Golden Lion in Venice and the Post’s pick to win the best picture Oscar this year. Photo: Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures
Frances McDormand in a still from Nomadland, Chinese-born director Chloé Zhao’s masterly look at recession-hit America, winner of the Golden Lion in Venice and the Post’s pick to win the best picture Oscar this year. Photo: Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures
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