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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Editing

World War II movie "Dunkirk" and action picture "Baby Driver" are vying for this year's editing Oscar. Updated 2/24//2018.

“Dunkirk”

Melinda Sue Gordon

The Editing nominations are often a strong indicator of Best Picture contenders. This year’s Oscar frontrunners include period dramas “Dunkirk” and Guillermo del Toro’s sumptuous romantic fantasy “The Shape of Water,” as well as Martin McDonagh’s angry dramedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”

But coming up on the outside is Edgar Wright’s action tour-de-force “Baby Driver,” which stole the BAFTA from “Dunkirk.”

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Frontrunners

Lee Smith (“Dunkirk”)
Paul Machliss (“Baby Driver”)

Contenders:

Sidney Wolinsky (“The Shape of Water”)
Jon Gregory (“Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri”)
Tatiana S. Riegel (“I, Tonya”)

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