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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Sound Mixing

Edgar Wright's musically-driven "Baby Driver" could creep up on the big-scale usual suspects. 1/24/18.

Baby (ANSEL ELGORT) is chased by the cops in TriStar Pictures' BABY DRIVER.

“Baby Driver”

Wilson Webb

The Sound branch of the Academy often favors music-driven movies when it comes to the Mixing Oscar, so Edgar Wright’s propulsive “Baby Driver” has a shot here, along with the elaborately layered sound mixes on “Dunkirk” and “Blade Runner 2049.”

“Dunkirk”

Frontrunners:

Gregg Landaker, Gary Rizzo, Mark Weingarten (“Dunkirk”)
Tim Cavagin, Julian Slater, Mary H. Ellis, James Peterson (“Baby Driver”)

Contenders:

Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo (“The Shape of Water”)
Ron Bartlett, Doug Hemphill, Mac Ruth (“Blade Runner 2049”)
David Parker, Michael Semanick, Tim White (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”)

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