Daydreaming Maven

It's Oscars time! Check my picks below.


Best Picture 
Will Win 
Roma 
Roma has all the makings of a best picture winner

Should Win 
Roma 

My Pick 
Roma
I have a bad feeling Green Book could win 😳
I think Black Panther winning would have a big impact
Best Director
Will Win 
Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Should Win 
Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

My Pick 
Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)
*Cuaron put his heart and soul into this movie*
Best Actor 
Will Win 
Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)

Should Win 
Christian Bale (Vice)

My Pick 
Christian Bale (Vice)
*Bale does a freakish job of transforming himself into Dick Chaney*
Best Actress 
Will Win 
Glenn Close (The Wife)

Should Win 
Glenn Close (The Wife)
It's high time Glenn Close won a Oscar

My Pick
Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)
*It would be amazing for Yalitza to take home this top honor!*
Best Supporting Actor
Will Win 
Mahershala Ali (Green Book)

Should Win 
Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

My Pick 
Mahershala Ali (Green Book)
*Ali can do no wrong!*
Best Supporting Actress 
Will Win 
Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Should Win
Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

My Pick 
Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)
*Regina King has put in decades of hard work in the industry, give her this Oscar!*
Best Cinematography
Will Win 
Roma

Should Win 
Roma

My Pick 
Roma
*Special mention: The Favourite was a visual and witty feast*
Best Original Screenplay 
Will Win 
The Favourite

Should Win 
The Favourite

My Pick 
The Favourite
Best Adapted Screenplay 
Will Win 
BlacKkKlansman

Should Win
BlacKkKlansman

My Pick
BlacKkKlansman
*Give Spike his Oscar!*
Best Animated Feature 
Will Win 
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Should Win 
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

My Pick 
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Best Visual Effects 
Will Win 
Avengers: Infinity War 

Should Win 
First Man 

My Pick 
First Man 
*Special Mention: The Kessel Run in Solo was a visual wonder* #Starwarslover
Best Film Editing 
Will Win 
Vice 

Should Win 
Vice 

My Pick 
Vice 
Best Original Song 
Will Win 
"Shallow" (A Star Is Born)

Should Win 
"Shallow" (A Star Is Born)

My Pick
"Shallow" (A Star Is Born)
*"All the Stars" from Black Panther does have my heart*
Best Score 
Will Win 
If Beale Street Could Talk (Nicholas Britell)

Should Win
If Beale Street Could Talk (Nicholas Britell)

My Pick 
If Beale Street Could Talk (Nicholas Britell)
I listen to this score almost daily!
Best Makeup and Hairstyling 
Will Win 
Vice

Should Win 
Vice

My Pick
Vice
Best Costume Design 
Will Win 
Black Panther

Should Win 
Black Panther

My Pick 
Black Panther
*Ruth E. Carter deserves a Oscar for her incredible work on Black Panther*
Best Production Design 
Will Win 
Black Panther

Should Win 
Black Panther

My Pick 
Black Panther
Best Foreign Language Film 
Will Win 
Roma

Should Win 
Roma

My Pick 
Roma
Best Sound Editing 
Will Win 
First Man

Should Win 
First Man

My Pick 
First Man
*A Quiet Place would also be a great winner*
Best Sound Mixing
Will Win 
Bohemian Rhapsody

Should Win 
A Star Is Born

My Pick 
A Star Is Born
Best Documentary Short 
Will Win 
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Should Win 
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My Pick
Period. End of Sentence
*Special Mention: Black Sheep was an amazing documentary*
Best Live Action Short 
Will Win 
Marguerite

Should Win 
Marguerite

My Pick 
Marguerite
*I think Skin also has a strong chance*
Best Animated Short 
Will Win 
Bao

Should Win
Bao

My Pick 
Bao
What was your favorite movie from 2018?



Happy 2019! 

Makeup
Bare Minerals Tinted Moisturizer | Saved me from having to put on heavy foundation everyday.  

Covergirl Queen Bronzer | I never new the importance of a bronzer until this came into my life, now I can't live the house without it. 

 Maybelline Fit Me Blush | My go to blush that left my cheeks looking oh so rosey. 

 Colorpop Brown Sugar Palette | Literally bought this palette for the shade color "Choc" which I'm obsessed with. 

Milani Face Powder | My go to face powder that I used without fail all year long. 

Lancome Mr. Big Mascara | Loved how this mascara made my super short lashes look. 

Fenty Flyliner | An eyeliner so black you'll never be able to use anything else. 

Ponds Moisturizer | My go to inexpensive face moisturizer. 

Rimmel Wonder Wing | Taught me how to create the perfect winged eyeliner! 

Real Techniques Brush Cleaning Palette | Kept my makeup brushes looking so fresh and clean. 

Tech 
Apple Airpods | Never knew I could love a new piece of tech as much as I love my Airpods, they are worth every $$$. 

iPad with Apple Pencil | A combo made in heaven, some of my favorite graphics on this blog where made with this dynamic duo. 

Fashion
Converse Vans | The sneakers that I desperately needed in my life. 

Mules | My favorite style of shoes for 2018, I pray they are still in style for 2019 because I'm obsessed!

Hair Care
Salon Pro Braid Sheen | Kept my hair moisturized no matter what type of hair style I had. 

Narobi Mousse | Kept my edges looking snatched all year long. 

Almond Oil | My new favorite oil that I love to use from head to toe. 

Television
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel | This show just leaves the biggest smile on my face every time I watch it.

Ozark (Season 2) | A stress inducing joy ride of a show, Laura Linney is amazing!

Killing Eve | Sandra Oh is so great in this show, she was the main reason why I kept watching episode after episode.

Escape at Dannemora | I remember watching the news when this true story took place. Watching the TV adaption blew my mind plus the cast is incredible.

Westworld (Season 2) | Kept the wheels spinning in my head all season long...and I loved it!

The Innocents | Such a cool show with a perfect mix of fantasy, sci-fi, drama, and teen romance. 

Movies 
If Beale Street Could Talk | Barry Jenkins literally creates a art on a screen.

Mission Impossible Fallout | I had so much fun watching this movie! Tom Cruise is a hell of a man.

Widows | Absolutely loved Viola Davis and cast in this movie and I'm only slightly obsessed with the cute dog Olivia.

A Star is Born | Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga made a film that had my heart as soon as I saw the trailer.

Roma | Alfonso Cuaron is a genuis, Roma is a film lovers dream.

The Favourite | Coleman, Weisz and Stone are a trio made in comical madness heaven.

Aquaman | I had my doubts about Aquaman at first, but the movie blew past my expectations and Jason Momoa IS Aquaman!

Black Panther | A movie that made me feel so happy seeing people who looked like me on the screen and I loved every minute of it.

Blackkklansman | Spike Lee adds a lot of humor to make you smile in this movie....until the end when your glued to your seat feeling like you've just been punched in the gut.

Have A Listen! 


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