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There are a lot of categories at the Academy Awards. Many of them you are familiar with–Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress–and some you may not be–Best Sound Editing, Best Live Action Short Film, Best Production Design. There were some worries that the Oscars were cutting out some of their categories, but that is not actually happening (thank goodness). But I think that the Oscars should actually have some MORE categories. So, here for you now, are the Grace Awards for this year’s films:


Best Franchise Sequel


  • “Incredibles 2”

  • “Avengers: Infinity War”

  • “Mission: Impossible–Fallout”

  • “Deadpool 2”

  • “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”

  • “The Equalizer 2”

  • “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

  • “Hotel Transylvania 3”

  • “Maze Runner: The Death Cure”

  • “Paddington 2”


Winner: “Avengers: Infinity War”

Best Kiss Scene Between Two Straight Female Actresses Nominees:

  • Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick in “A Simple Favor”

  • Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman in “The Favourite”

  • Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams in “Disobedience”

  • Chloe Grace Mortez and Quinn Shephard in “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”

Winner: Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick in “A Simple Favor”

Best Film Where the Title Makes You Think It’s About Animals But It Is Not:


  • “Social Animals”

  • “Black Panther”

  • “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”

  • “American Animals”

  • “Thoroughbreds”

  • “The Seagull”

Winner: “Black Panther”

Best Musical Where the Critics Say, “Is This the Return of the Movie Musical?”


  • “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!”

  • “A Star is Born”

  • “Bohemian Rhapsody”

  • “Mary Poppins Returns”

  • “Stuck”

Winner: “Mary Poppins Returns”

Best Film That Some Dude Will Make You Watch That You Will Hate:


  • “Aquaman”

  • “Venom”

  • “The Meg”  

  • “Rampage”

  • “Ready Player One”

Winner: “Rampage”

Best Film That Your Girlfriend Will Make You Watch That You Will Hate:


  • “Fifty Shades Freed”

  • “Crazy Rich Asians”

  • “Second Act”

  • “Overboard”

  • “Midnight Sun”

Winner: “Crazy Rich Asians”

Best FIlm That Everyone Talked About That You Meant to Watch But Didn’t:


  • “Roma”

  • “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”

  • “Mary Queen of Scots”

  • “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

  • “First Reformed”

  • “The Wife”

Winner: “Mary Queen of Scots”

Best Film That Deserved Better:


  • “Oceans 8”

  • “Widows”

  • “Eighth Grade”

  • “The Hate U Give”

  • “On the Basis of Sex”

Winner: “Eighth Grade”

Best Film That You Completely Forgot Came Out This Year:


  • “Red Sparrow”

  • “A Wrinkle in Time”

  • “Game Night”

  • “I Feel Pretty”

  • “Tomb Raider”

  • “Blockers”

Winner: “Game Night”

There you go, friends! Thank you for attending the Grace Awards. I’d like to thank not only God, but also Jesus, for this opportunity. Goodnight.

Grace is a JCU senior, double majoring in Theology & Religious Studies and Political Science. She loves social justice, Disney, and joking about absolutely everything. Her specialty is ranking movies.
JCU Campus Correspondent