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And the 2018 Oscar Nominees Should Be …

Posted January 7, 2018 2:53 p.m. EST

New York Times critics share their lists of Oscar-worthy films and performances.

— Best Picture

Manohla Dargis

“Dunkirk”

“Ex Libris: The New York Public Library”

“Faces Places”

“The Florida Project”

“Get Out”

A.O. Scott

“The Florida Project”

“Get Out”

“Lady Bird”

“Phantom Thread”

“War for the Planet of the Apes”

— Best Director

Manohla Dargis

Sean Baker: “The Florida Project”

Christopher Nolan: “Dunkirk”

Jordan Peele: “Get Out”

Agnès Varda and JR: “Faces Places”

Frederick Wiseman: “Ex Libris: The New York Public Library”

A.O. Scott

Paul Thomas Anderson: “Phantom Thread”

Greta Gerwig: “Lady Bird”

Jordan Peele: “Get Out”

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

Sean Baker: “The Florida Project”

— Best Actor

Manohla Dargis

Richard Gere: “Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer”

Daniel Kaluuya: “Get Out”

Jean-Pierre Léaud: “The Death of Louis Xiv”

Daniel Day-Lewis: “Phantom Thread”

Robert Pattinson: “Good Time”

A.O. Scott

Daniel Kaluuya: “Get Out”

Andy Serkis: “War for the Planet of the Apes”

Daniel Day-Lewis: “Phantom Thread”

Timothée Chalamet: “Call Me by Your Name”

Adrian Titieni: “Graduation”

— Best Actress

Manohla Dargis

An Seo Hyun: “Okja”

Vicky Krieps: “Phantom Thread”

Danielle Macdonald: “Patti Cake$”

Cynthia Nixon: “A Quiet Passion”

Saoirse Ronan: “Lady Bird”

A.O. Scott

Saoirse Ronan: “Lady Bird”

Vicky Krieps: “Phantom Thread”

Cynthia Nixon: “A Quiet Passion”

Sally Hawkins: “The Shape of Water”

Daniela Vega: “A Fantastic Woman”

— Best Supporting Actor

Manohla Dargis

Willem Dafoe: “The Florida Project”

Paul Dano: “Okja”

Garrett Hedlund: “Mudbound”

Michael Stuhlbarg: “Call Me by Your Name”

Jean-Louis Trintignant: “Happy End”

A.O. Scott

Rob Morgan: “Mudbound”

Willem Dafoe: “The Florida Project”

Lil Rel Howery: “Get Out”

Richard Jenkins: “The Shape of Water”

Bob Odenkirk: “The Post”

— Best Supporting Actress

Manohla Dargis

Betty Gabriel: “Get Out”

Zoe Kazan: “The Big Sick”

Lesley Manville: “Phantom Thread”

Sienna Miller: “The Lost City of Z”

Tilda Swinton: “Okja”

A.O. Scott

Laurie Metcalf: “Lady Bird”

Mary J. Blige: “Mudbound”

Tiffany Haddish: “Girls Trip”

Lesley Manville: “Phantom Thread”

Nicole Kidman: “The Beguiled”

— Best Original Screenplay

Manohla Dargis

Jordan Peele: “Get Out”

Joseph Cedar: “Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer”

João Pedro Rodrigues: “The Ornithologist”

Paul Thomas Anderson: “Phantom Thread”

Terence Davies: “A Quiet Passion”

A.O. Scott

Greta Gerwig: “Lady Bird’

Jordan Peele: “Get Out”

Liz Hannah and Josh Singer: “The Post”

Noah Baumbach: “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)”

Paul Thomas Anderson: “Phantom Thread”

— Best Adapted Screenplay

Manohla Dargis

James Ivory: “Call Me by Your Name”

James Baldwin and Raoul Peck: "I Am Not Your Negro”

James Gray: “The Lost City of Z”

Michael Almereyda: “Marjorie Prime”

Rian Johnson: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

A.O. Scott

Virgil Williams and Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

James Ivory: “Call Me by Your Name”

Scott Cooper: “Hostiles”

Sofia Coppola: “The Beguiled”

Mark Bomback and Matt Reeves: “War for the Planet of the Apes”