2015 Oscar Predictions – Best Costume Design

2015 OSCAR PREDICTIONS: BEST COSTUME DESIGN

(UPDATED: FEBRUARY 20, 2015) – FINAL WINNER PREDICTIONS

This category is very friendly to fantasy pieces and traditionally Best Picture nominees don’t win this category too often.  However, “Budapest” has done so well with the guild wins, that its sure to pick up a couple along the way.  Watch out for Colleen Atwood to break up the party.

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AND THE PREDICTED NOMINEES ARE

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1. The Grand Budapest Hotel

Milena Canonero
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Costume Designers guild noticed and the film is beloved.
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2. Into the Woods

Colleen Atwood
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Nominated for nearly everything she touches. Fantasy films do well here.
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3. Maleficent

Anna B. Shepard
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Fantasy costume work backed by Disney. Think "Alice in Wonderland."
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4. The Imitation Game

Sammy Shelton
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Espionage thriller set during World War II.
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5. Mr. Turner

Jacqueline Durran
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Period piece with very stunning costumes.

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6. The Theory of Everything

Steven Noble
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Classy, British costumes.
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7. Selma

Ruth E. Carter
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Civil rights era. Could be showy.
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8. Big Eyes

Colleen Atwood
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Don't be surprised to see her name twice this year.
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9. Inherent Vice

Mark Bridges
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70's cool clothes.
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10. Get on Up

Sharen Davis
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Sharen Davis is a favorite among the film community and well liked by the Academy. She could surprise with Universal Pictures' support.
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ALSO IN CONTENTION

11 Exodus: Gods and Kings - Janty Yates

12 Fury- Anna B. Shepard

13 Noah - Michael Wilkinson

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 The Two Faces of January - Steven Noble

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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