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2019 Academy Award Nomination Predictions

Best Picture
Black Panther BlacKKKlansman Can You Ever Forgive Me? The Favourite First Man If Beale Street Could Talk Roma (pictured) A Star is Born Vice Widows

Best Actress
Glenn Close - The Wife (pictured)
Olivia Colman - The Favourite Viola Davis - Widows Lady Gaga - A Star is Born Melissa McCarthy - Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Actor
Christian Bale - Vice Ethan Hawke - First Reformed Stephan James - If Beale Street Could Talk Rami Malek - Bohemian Rhapsody (pictured) John David Washington - BlacKKKlansman

Best Supporting Actress
Nicole Kidman - Boy Erased Regina King - If Beale Street Could Talk (pictured) Emma Stone - The Favourite Rachel Weisz - The Favourite Michelle Yeoh - Crazy Rich Asians

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali - Green Book Timothee Chalamet - Beautiful Boy Sam Elliott - A Star is Born (pictured) Michael B. Jordan - Black Panther Daniel Kaluuya - Widows

Best Director
Ryan Coogler - Black Panther Bradley Cooper - A Star is Born Alfonso Cuaron - Roma Yorgos Lanthimos…

Best in Music 2018

10 Best Albums of 2018

1. The Black Light
by The Ting Tings

If you'd told me ten years ago when this punk duo broke out with their sassy, in-your-face We Started Nothing, that I would be crowning one of their albums best of the year, I would have laughed.  But here we are a decade later, and the Ting Tings have matured like a fine wine over the course of their career.  The Black Light is what the future of music sounds like.  It's experimental, with beautiful synth sounds and unconventional refrains that showcase their unique beats.  It's really nothing short of a revelation.  I never really thought that music could sound like this, yet here it is, and it's damn good.  Yes, The Ting Tings have retained some of their cheekiness in some of the songs of The Black Light, but for the most part, it's like listening to a brand-new group.  Innovative, startling and just straight-up exciting, this is the best album of the year.

Key Tracks: Estranged, Earthquake, Fine & D…

This Song: Fighter

Fighter  by HAERTS