Oscars 2018: Who Will Win Best Director?

The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 4 and one of the most highly anticipated categories is Best Director. The five directors and their films are incredibly varied, and you can watch our video above to see Mike, Greg, and Ryan debate just which director deserves the award this year. The five nominees for Best Director are:

  • Dunkirk – Christopher Nolan
  • Get Out – Jordan Peele
  • Lady Bird – Greta Gerwig
  • Phantom Thread – Paul Thomas Anderson
  • The Shape of Water – Guillermo del Toro

The 90th Academy Awards are being hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. The red carpet kicks off at 5 PM ET, with the ceremony itself beginning at 8 PM ET. To watch the show live, tune into ABC. The awards will also be streaming on services like Sling, YouTube TV, DirecTV, and PlayStation Vue. The ceremony will also stream live on ABC Go and the ABC app.

Before the ceremony, you can also use this guide to find out where to watch every movie up for an Oscar this year, along with each of the nominees. And be sure watch the GameSpot Universe crew discuss who should win the award for Best Picture. If you miss watching the Oscars live, the telecast will also be available on demand from ABC and Hulu the day after the ceremony.