OSCAR PREDICTIONS: Best Sound Mixing

Updated: September 21, 2017

AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE

1

Gregg Landaker, Gary Rizzo, Mark Weingarten
“Dunkirk” (Warner Bros.)

PROS:
Nolan's films have always found love in the Sound department even when people were critical of the work (i.e. "Interstellar").
CONS:
For the nomination, nothing at the moment. It all depends if they remember it.

2

Tod. A. Maitland, Jason Stasium, Dan White
“The Greatest Showman” (20th Century Fox)

PROS:
Musicals run Sound Mixing....
CONS:
...except when they get bad reviews.

3

Ron Bartlett, Doug Hemphill, Mac Ruth
“Blade Runner 2049” (Warner Bros.)

PROS:
Big team with sure to be non-stop action.
CONS:
Bad sound mixing is noticeable. It just needs to serve its viewers well.

4

David Parker, Michael Semanchick
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Walt Disney Pictures)

PROS:
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CONS:
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5

Christian T. Cooke, Filip Hosek, Brad Zoern
“The Shape of Water” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

PROS:
This team has worked on TV's "Hatfields & McCoys," "A History of Violence," and "Eastern Promises."
CONS:
Lots of TV but film is a whole other beast.

NEXT IN LINE

6

Ron Bartlett
“Battle of the Sexes” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

PROS:
Previous nominee of "Life of Pi."
CONS:
Wait and see.

7

Eric Flickinger, Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers
“Transformers: The Last Knight” (Paramount Pictures)

PROS:
The most nominated craftsmen without an Oscar working on another "Transformers" film.
CONS:
The "Transformers" films are becoming jokes and Oscar is beginning to notice.

8

Paul N.J. Ottosson, Tom Burns
“Detroit” (Annapurna Pictures)

PROS:
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CONS:
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9

Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanchick
“Coco” (Pixar)

PROS:
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CONS:
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10

Craig Berkey, Roger J. Sacdalan
“Darkest Hour” (Focus Features)

PROS:
War films can do very well here.
CONS:
It looks like a lot of it takes place in doors. They'll need to really love it.

OTHER TOP TIER CONTENDERS

11

Lora Hirschberg, Juan Peralta
“Thor: Ragnarok” (Marvel)

PROS:
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CONS:
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12

Adrian Bell, John Midgley
“Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Film” (Focus Features)

PROS:
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CONS:
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13

Brian Bair, Will Files, Tom Lalley, Douglas Murray, Andy Nelson
“War for the Planet of the Apes” (20th Century Fox)

PROS:
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CONS:
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14

Gary Rydstrom
“The Post” (20th Century Fox)

PROS:
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CONS:
No data found.

15

Lawrence Zipf
“Thank You for Your Service” (Universal Pictures)

PROS:
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CONS:
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16

Jeremy B. Davis, Tony Lamberti, Kevin O’Connell
“Spider-Man: Homecoming” (Marvel Studios)

PROS:
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CONS:
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17

Tim Cavagin, Julian Slater
“Baby Driver ” (TriStar Pictures)

PROS:
No data found.
CONS:
No data found.

18

Christian P. Minkler, Michael Minkler
“Beauty and the Beast” (Walt Disney Pictures)

PROS:
At the core, it's a musical and they love those in this category.
CONS:
They love ACCLAIMED musicals. The money is there but the reviews don't suggest it popping up in many places.

19

Paul Massey, Mark Taylor
“Suburbicon” (Paramount Pictures)

PROS:
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CONS:
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20

Paul Massey, Mark Taylor
“Mudbound” (Netflix)

PROS:
No data found.
CONS:
No data found.

OTHER POSSIBILITIES

21

Craig Henighan
“mother!” (Paramount Pictures)

PROS:
No data found.
CONS:
No data found.

22

John Casali, Gary Dodkin, Jerome McCann
“Justice League” (Warner Bros.)

PROS:
Some of the team has worked on "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and "Into the Woods."
CONS:
Again, it depends on how overtly terrible or surprisingly good it is.

23

Paul Urmson
“Hostiles” (No U.S. Distribution)

PROS:
No data found.
CONS:
No data found.

24

Julian Howarth, Lisa Pinero, Paula Stula
“Bright” (Overbrook Entertainment)

PROS:
No data found.
CONS:
No data found.

25

Julian Howarth, Lisa Pinero, Paula Stula
“Downsizing” (Paramount Pictures)

PROS:
No data found.
CONS:
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  • chrosTV

    Can someone tell me why they underestimate Baby Driver that much?