Academy Idol XII Round 1 Voting Is Now Underway! Choose Your Favorites of 2018!

With most films officially in theaters in some capacity, it is time to begin Academy Idol XII! Let’s unveil the films that have made our shortlist for the 30 films that helped to define 2018.

Remember, as you vote, you choose two adapted films and two original films per group. 12 films advance, and then the Awards Circuit team chooses the 13th movie to advance.

Group A

    • “Black Panther” – Adapted
    • “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” – Adapted
    • “First Man” – Adapted
    • “The Hate U Give” – Adapted
    • “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” – Adapted
    • “Green Book” – Original
    • “Hereditary” – Original
    • “Isle of Dogs” – Original
    • “On the Basis of Sex” – Original
    • “Sorry to Bother You” – Original

Academy Idol XII Group A – Adapted

Academy Idol XII Group A – Original

Group B

    • “Crazy Rich Asians” – Adapted
    • “The Incredibles 2” – Adapted
    • “Mary Poppins Returns” – Adapted
    • “A Star Is Born” – Adapted
    • “Widows” – Adapted
    • “The Favourite” – Original
    • “First Reformed” – Original
    • “A Quiet Place” – Original
    • “Vice” – Original
    • “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” – Original

Academy Idol XII Group B – Adapted

Academy Idol XII Group B – Original

Group C

    • “BlacKkKlansman”- Adapted
    • “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Adapted
    • “Leave No Trace” – Adapted
    • “Paddington 2”- Adapted
    • “Ralph Breaks the Internet” – Adapted
    • “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” – Original
    • “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Original
    • “Eighth Grade” – Original
    • “Roma” – Orignal
    • “Tully” – Original

Academy Idol XII Group C – Adapted

Academy Idol XII Group C – Original

There’s was a lot to be excited about in film during 2018. Make sure you hear your voices heard via #AcademyIdol on Twitter and Instagram!

What do you think of our list? Cast your votes and leave your choices per group in the comments below! Let us hear your thoughts in the comments below! 

Round 1 voting closes Jan. 3, 2018. Round 2 voting begins on Jan. 4, 2018. 

Be sure to check out our Official Oscar Predictions Page to see where this year’s films and performances rank among the contenders!