The 90th Academy Awards will air this Sunday, March 4, and Film Club is counting down the days leading up to the ceremony with an examination of this year’s major categories. Each day, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky will break down a category and give us their picks for who should win, and who will win. Today, they’re looking at the nominees for Best Actor. They are:
- Timothée Chalamet as Elio Perlman - Call Me by Your Name
- Daniel Day-Lewis as Reynolds Woodcock - Phantom Thread
- Daniel Kaluuya as Chris Washington - Get Out
- Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill - Darkest Hour
- Denzel Washington as Roman J. Israel - Roman J. Israel, Esq.