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MATTHEW LIEDKE ON FILM: Who will shine on Hollywood's biggest night?

Happy Oscar Sunday! This is one of Hollywood's biggest, if not the biggest, day of the year. Stars will likely arrive on the Red Carpet at about 5 p.m. and the show will follow with plenty of artists getting the top honor in film. That's where th...

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Happy Oscar Sunday!

This is one of Hollywood's biggest, if not the biggest, day of the year. Stars will likely arrive on the Red Carpet at about 5 p.m. and the show will follow with plenty of artists getting the top honor in film.

That's where this list comes in. Here are my picks for who will win some of the major Academy Award categories. You can keep tabs, too.

Best Picture

The nominees:

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• "Black Panther."

• "BlackKklansman."

• "Bohemian Rhapsody."

• "The Favourite."

• "Green Book."

• "Roma."

• "A Star is Born."

• "Vice."

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Liedke's pick: "Roma."

Best Director

The nominees:

• Spike Lee for "BlackKklansman."

• Pawel Pawlikowski for "Cold War."

• Yorgos Lanthimos for "The Favourite."

• Alfonso Cuaron for "Roma."

• Adam McKay for "Vice."

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Liedke's pick: Alfonso Cuaron.

Best Actor

The nominees:

• Christian Bale for "Vice."

• Bradley Cooper for "A Star is Born."

• Willem Dafoe for "At Eternity's Gate."

• Rami Malek for "Bohemian Rhapsody."

• Viggo Mortensen for "Green Book."

Liedke's pick: Christian Bale.

Best Actress

The nominees:

• Yalitza Aparicio for "Roma."

• Glenn Close for "The Wife."

• Olivia Colman for "The Favourite."

• Lady Gaga for "A Star is Born."

• Melissa McCarthy for "Can You Ever Forgive Me?"

Liedke's pick: Glenn Close.

Best Supporting Actor

The nominees:

• Mahershala Ali for "Green Book."

• Adam Driver for "BlackKklansman."

• Sam Elliott for "A Star is Born."

• Richard Grant for "Can You Ever Forgive Me?"

• Sam Rockwell for "Vice."

Liedke's pick: Mahershala Ali.

Best Supporting Actress

The nominees:

• Amy Adams for "Vice."

• Marina de Tavira for "Roma."

• Regina King for "If Beale Street Could Talk."

• Emma Stone for "The Favourite."

• Rachel Weisz for "The Favourite."

Liedke's pick: Regina King.

Best Animated Film

The nominees:

• "Incredibles 2."

• "Isle of Dogs."

• "Mirai."

• "Ralph Breaks the Internet."

• "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse."

Liedke's: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse."

Best Original Screenplay

The nominees:

• "The Favourite."

• "First Reformed."

• "Green Book."

• "Roma."

• "Vice."

Liedke's pick: "The Favourite."

Best Adapted Screenplay

The nominees:

• "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs."

• "BlackKklansman."

• "Can You Ever Forgive Me?"

• "If Beale Street Could Talk."

• "A Star is Born."

Liedke's pick: "BlackKklansman."

Best Original Song

The nominees:

• "All the Stars" from "Black Panther."

• "I'll Fight" from "RBG."

• "The Place Where Lost Things Go" from "Mary Poppins Returns."

• "Shallow" from "A Star is Born."

• "When a Cowboy Trades his Spurs for Wings" from "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs."

Liedke's pick: "Shallow."

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