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WeTek's Oscars Predictions Breakdown

WeTek's Oscars Predictions Breakdown

Last week, just before the weekend exodus, everyone around the office took part in an insanely chaotic predictions poll.

Now the time has come to see how good are we at predicting.

Best Picture ❌

Our prediction: La La Land
Harsh reality: Moonlight

Yes, for a couple of minutes there, we believed. Until this happened.

Director ✔️️

Our prediction: Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Harsh reality: Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Actor In A Leading Role ✔️️

Our prediction: Casey Affleck, Manchester By The Sea
Harsh reality: Casey Affleck, Manchester By The Sea

Actress In A Leading Role ❌

Our prediction: Natalie Portman, Jackie
Harsh Reality: Emma Stone, La La Land

Actor In A Supporting Role ✔️️

Our prediction: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight  
Harsh Reality: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight  

Actress In A Supporting Role ❌

Our prediction: Nicole Kidman, Lion
Harsh Reality: Viola Davis, Fences

Original Screenplay ✔️️

Our prediction: Manchester By The Sea tied with La La Land
Harsh Reality: Manchester By The Sea

Adapted Screenplay ✔️️

Our prediction: Moonlight
Harsh reality: Moonlight

Visual Effects ❌

Our prediction: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Harsh reality: The Jungle Book

Original Score ✔️️

Our prediction: La La Land
Harsh reality: La La Land

Original Song ✔️️

Our prediction: "City of Stars", La La Land
Harsh reality: "City of Stars", La La Land

Breakdown

It turns out we're not great at predicting awards, but we're not bad either. Let say, we're... "meh".

From the 11 categories scrutinized, we got 7 right, which gives us a "meh" accuracy of 64%.

"Meh".