2015 Oscar Predictions – Best Costume Design

2015 OSCAR PREDICTIONS: BEST COSTUME DESIGN

(UPDATED: DECEMBER 11, 2014)

There are a lot of period pieces to work with this year including “Big Eyes” and “The Imitation Game.”  Fantasy films like “Into the Woods” and “Maleficent” are also in play.  There are potentials with “The Theory of Everything,” Selma,” and “Mr. Turner.”

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AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE

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1. Into the Woods

Colleen Atwood
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Nominated for nearly everything she touches.
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2. The Imitation Game

Sammy Shelton
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Espionage thriller set during World War II.
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3. The Theory of Everything

Steven Noble
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Classy, British costumes.
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4. Mr. Turner

Jacqueline Durran
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Period piece with very stunning costumes.
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5. Selma

Ruth E. Carter
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Civil rights era. Could be showy.
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OTHER TOP-TIER CONTENDERS

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6. Big Eyes

Colleen Atwood
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Don't be surprised to see her name twice this year.
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7. Maleficent

Anna B. Shepard
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Fantasy costume work.
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8. Inherent Vice

Mark Bridges
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70's cool clothes.
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9. Exodus: Gods and Kings

Janty Yates
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Biblical tale with lots of costumes.
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10. The Grand Budapest Hotel

Milena Canonero
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Warner Bros. will push for this and other techs.
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ALSO IN CONTENTION

11 Noah - Michael Wilkinson

12 Fury- Anna B. Shepard

13 The Two Faces of January - Steven Noble

14 Unbroken - Louise Frogley

15 The Homesman – Lahly Poore

16 Magic in the Moonlight – Sonia Grande

17 A Most Violent Year – Kasia Walicka-Maimone

18 Get on Up – Sharen Davis

19 The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies – Ann Maskrey and Bob Buck

20 The Immigrant – Patricia Norris

OTHER POSSIBILITIES

21 Foxcatcher - Kasia Walicka-Maimone

22 Snowpiercer – Catherine George

23 Guardians of the Galaxy – Alexandra Byrne

24 The Hundred Foot Journey – Pierre Yves-Gayraud

25 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – Kurt and Bart

26 Birdman – Albert Wolsky

27 Jersey Boys – Deborah Hopper

28 Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Judianna Makovsky

29 Miss Julie – Consolata Boyce

30 The Giver - Diana Cilliers

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