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Oscars 2019: Best Makeup and Hairstyling Predictions

Dramatic transformations like turning Rami Malek into Freddie Mercury do well in this category. So do the Scandinavians. Updated 1/03/19/

"Bohemian Rhapsody"

“Bohemian Rhapsody”

20th Century Fox

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury (“Bohemian Rhapsody”), Christian Bale as Dick Cheney (“Vice”), Tilda Swinton’s transformations in “Suspiria,” are contending with “Black Panther’s” citizens of Wakanda for the year’s Best Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar.

The fantastical Swedish foreign-language entry, “Border,” has also been shortlisted along with “Mary Queen of Scots” and “Stan & Ollie.”




Lists in alphabetical order.


“Black Panther”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”



“Mary Queen of Scots”
“Stan & Ollie”

Craft Editor Bill Desowitz weighed in on these predictions.

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