CHICAGO - Blues center Paul Stastny claims to be a bit of a movie buff, so we're putting him to the test.
Stastny won't see this year's Academy Awards because he'll be battling the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center when they air, but that didn't stop him from giving us his predictions.
Check out Stastny's picks (in bold) for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Support Actor and Best Supporting Actress.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Viola Davis, "Fences"
Naomie Harris, "Moonlight"
Nicole Kidman, "Lion"
Octavia Spencer, "Hidden Figures"
Michelle Williams, "Manchester by the Sea"
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali, "Moonlight"
Jeff Bridges, "Hell of High Water"
Lucas Hedges, "Manchester by the Sea"
Dev Patel, "Lion"
Michael Shannon, "Nocturnal Animals"
Isabelle Huppert, "Elle"
Ruth Negga, "Loving"
Natalie Portman, "Jackie"
Emma Stone, "La La Land"
Meryl Streep, "Florence Foster Jenkins
Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea"
Andrew Garfield, "Hacksaw Ridge"
Ryan Gosling, "La La Land"
Viggo Mortensen, "Captain Fantastic"
Denzel Washington, "Fences"
Denis Villeneuve, "Arrival"
Mel Gibson, "Hacksaw Ridge"
Damien Chazelle, "La La Land"
Kenneth Lonergan, "Manchester by the Sea"
Barry Jenkins, "Moonlight"
Hell or High Water
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea