Oscars 2020 predictions: everything you must know

We're steadily advancing into awards season, and as anticipation builds for the 2020 Academy Awards, we're breaking down the essential components.

From film festival buzz to eventual nominations and prizes, here's your guide (which will be regularly updated over the coming months) to this year's Oscar race.

16 movies that could win Oscars in 2020

It's never too early to try and predict the movies that will generate Academy Awards buzz. Will one of your favourite movies from this year have made our list of predictions?

Read the Cineworld list of 2020 Oscar predictions.

Toronto Film Festival: 8 movies that have got Oscars written all over them

This year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) roster is a particularly exciting one, with many significant films generating awards buzz in advance of their release date.

Discover the Oscar-contending films at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival.

Venice Film Festival Oscar predictions

This year's Venice Film Festival gets underway on 29th August, and showcases a host of awards-contending movies including Joker.

Find out more about the Oscar-buzzed movies at the Venice Film Festival.

7 Best Picture Oscar predictions

What are the movies in line for the most coveted Academy Award of them all?

Discover our Oscars 2020 predictions for Best Picture.

Ad Astra Venice Film Festival reviews spark Oscar buzz

Brad Pitt is said to give a career best performance in director James Gray's sweeping and thoughtful outer-space drama.

Discover the Ad Astra Venice Film Festival reviews.

Joker's Joaquin Phoenix praised as Oscar-worthy

The first reviews of Joker out of the Venice Film Festival say Phoenix's performance is astonishing.

Discover the Joker reviews from the Venice Film Festival.

6 Best Actor frontrunners at the 2020 Oscars

It's a typically crowded field for the Best Actor Oscar, as the likes of Joaquin Phoenix go head to head with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Discover our tips for the 2020 Oscar Best Actor contenders.

Joker wins Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

Joaquin Phoenix and director Todd Phillips make comic book movie history as Joker wins the top prize at the oldest film festival in the world.

Find out more about Joker winning the Golden Lion at Venice.

Knives Out gets rave reviews from Toronto Film Festival

Critics say that writer-director Rian Johnson and star Daniel Craig, combined with a whoddunit plot and fabulous ensemble cast, make Knives Out rip-roaring entertainment. Are Oscars beckoning?

Discover the Toronto Film Festival reviews for Knives Out.

Oscars 2020 Best Actress predictions

From Jennifer Lopez to Lupita Nyong'o and beyond: the 2020 race for Best Actress is shaping up as unpredictable, exciting and varied.

Discover our Oscars 2020 Best Actress predictions.

Jojo Rabbit wins top prize at Toronto Film Festival

Taika Waititi's controversial Adolf Hitler satire wins over the Toronto crowds. Is Oscar success beckoning?

Get more details about Jojo Rabbit's Toronto win.

The Lighthouse receives critical plaudits at Toronto

The Witch director Robert Eggers returns with his new movie, starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. And critics say it's another masterpiece.

Discover the reviews of The Lighthouse from Toronto.

Oscars 2020 Best Director predictions

From Jordan Peele to Quentin Tarantino, Lulu Wang to Todd Phillips, we're tipping a host of fantastic film-makers for a 2020 nomination.

Discover our 2020 Oscar predictions for Best Director.

Oscars 2020 Best Original Score predictions

This year has brought with it a host of memorable soundtracks, across a host of genres and a number of terrific composers.

Discover our 2020 Oscar predictions for Best Original Score.

Oscars 2020 Best Original Screenplay predictions

Will Rian Johnson triumph for devilishly clever murder mystery/comedy Knives Out, or will this to a prior winner like Jordan Peele or Quentin Tarantino?

Discover our Oscar 2020 predictions for Best Original Screenplay.

Oscars 2020 Best Animated Feature predictions

Has Disney got this in the bag with Toy Story 4 or The Lion King? Or will homegrown hit Shaun the Sheep pull the wool over the eyes of Oscar voters?

Discover our Oscar predictions for Best Animated Feature.

Avengers: Endgame cast submitted for Oscar consideration

It turns out that 13 members of the core Avengers: Endgame have been put forward for Oscar nominations. Can the Marvel blockbuster pick up where Black Panther left off and get much-deserved recognition from the Academy Awards?

Click here to discover the Avengers: Endgame actors in consideration for Oscars.

Oscars 2020 Best Supporting Actress predictions

The success of a movie not only hinges on the main cast, but also the supporting players. And there are several contenders for Best Supporting Actress in 2019.

Discover our Oscars predictions for Best Supporting Actress.

1917 hailed as an Oscar frontrunner in early reviews

American Beauty and Skyfall director Sam Mendes teams with cinematographer Roger Deakins for 1917, which commits to the illusion of one, unbroken shot and pulls us into the horrors of trench warfare.

Read the reviews for 1917.

2020 Golden Globe nominations

We officially begin the countdown to the 2020 Oscars with our round up of the Golden Globe nominations.

Discover the 2020 Golden Globe nominations.

Golden Globe winners 2020

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Joker score big at the Golden Globes – but what does this mean for their Oscar chances?

Discover the Golden Globe winners 2020.

Oscar nominations 2020

Discover the leading contenders for the 92nd Academy Awards.

Find out more about the Oscar nominations 2020.

Oscars 2020 omissions

Who were the films, filmmakers and actors left out of the 2020 Oscars race?

Discover the Oscars 2020 omissions.

1917 wins top prize at Producers Guild Awards

World War I drama 1917, directed by Sam Mendes, secures its Oscar chances by winning the top prize at the PGAs.

Find out more about 1917's PGA win.

5 memorable Oscars acceptance speeches

Get ready for the 92nd Academy Awards with this recap of some classic Oscars acceptance speeches.

Discover the memorable Oscars speeches.

Oscars 2020: our tips and predictions on the leading contenders

From Joaquin Phoenix and Joker to Sam Mendes and 1917: our speculative tips on the actors, filmmakers and movies poised to win big at the 92nd Academy Awards.

Discover our Oscars 2020 tips and predictions.

Joker and 7 other movies that dominated the Academy Awards

With 11 Oscar nominations to its name, Joker is the most-recognised movie at this year's ceremony. So we're taking a closer look at seven other movies that converted multiple Academy Award nominations into multiple wins.

Find out more about Joker and other movies that dominated at the Oscars.

11 Oscar categories that should exist, and who should win

Forget the likes of Best Picture, Best Actor and so on. We've come up with 11 alternative Oscar fields that honour many of this year's snubbed films and filmmakers.

Discover the Oscar categories that should exist.

Oscars 2020 winners: Parasite and Bong Joon-ho make history

It was a thrilling victory lap for South Korean director Bong Joon-ho as his celebrated social satire Parasite walked away with four Oscars, including historic firsts for Best Picture and Best International Feature.

Discover the Oscars 2020 winners.

Stay tuned to this blog post over the coming weeks as we update you on this year's Oscars season. Don't forget to tweet us your essential predictions and frontrunners @Cineworld.