Makeup & Hairstyling Guild Awards: Snubbed films will win over Oscar contenders

The Oscar frontrunner for Best Makeup and Hairstyling,”Star Trek Beyond” is not predicted to win at the guild awards on Sunday (Feb. 19). Rather the Oscar-snubbed “Deadpool” is expected to take home the prize for special makeup effects.

The Oscar-nominated “Suicide Squad” is predicted to lose both that race and the one for period/character film make-up, with”Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” claiming that prize. But at least it is in contention here; the third Oscar nominee, “A Man Called Ove,” was snubbed by the guild. Such a fate befell another Swedish film last year, “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” as well as the Oscar contender “The Revenant.”

Florence Foster Jenkins” will win period/character hairstyling.

Of the contemporary films in competition, only “La La Land” and “Nocturnal Animals” earned nominations for both hairstyling and makeup. “La La Land” is predicted to win both those races.

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Last year, “Mad Max: Fury Road” claimed both Special Makeup Effects and the makeup prize for Period/Character films here before prevailing at the Oscars; the only guild prize “Mad Max” lost was the Period/Character Hairstyling award, which went to “Cinderella.” Conversely, the guild completely snubbed the two other Oscar contenders for Best Makeup & Hairstyling: “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” and “The Revenant.”

In 2014, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” won the awards for both period/character hairstyling and makeup before winning at the Oscars.  One of its two rivals at the Oscars — “Guardians of the Galaxy’ — won both contemporary and special makeup (the other Oscar nominee, “Foxcatcher” contended in that latter category). However, “Guardians” lost the contemporary hairstyling race to “Birdman.”

And in 2013, “Dallas Buyers Club” won the Period/Character Makeup prize here before prevailing at the Oscars. One of its rival Oscar nominees, “Bad Grandpa,” claimed the Special Makeup Effects prize while the third Oscar contender, “The Lone Ranger,” was shut out.

These awards will be handed out on Feb. 19. Make-up artist Leonard Engelman and hair stylist Barbara Lorenz will be feted for their lifetime achievements while Ryan Murphy will receive the Distinguished Artisan Award.

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“Captain Fantastic”
Make-Up Artists: Karen McDonald, Akemi Hart

“La La Land”
Make-Up Artists: Torsten Witte, Angel Radefeld-Wright

“Manchester by the Sea”
Make-Up Artists: Liz Bernstrom, Sherryn Smith

“Nocturnal Animals”
Make-Up Artist: Donald Mowat, Malanie J. Romero, Elaine Offers

“Zoolander 2”
Make-Up Artists: Maurizio Silvi

“Doctor Strange”
Make-Up Artist: Jeremy Woodhead

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Make-Up Artists: Fae Hammond, Marilyn MacDonald

“Hail, Caesar!”
Make-Up Artists: Jean Ann Black, Julie Hewett, Zoe Hay

Make-Up Artists: Julia Lallas, Katie Middleton

“Suicide Squad”
Make-Up Artist: Alessandro Bertolazzi

Make-Up Artists: Bill Corso, Andrew Clement

“Doctor Strange”
Make-Up Artist: Jeremy Woodhead

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Make-Up Artist: Fae Hammond

“Star Trek Beyond”
Make-Up Artists: Joel Harlow, Richie Alonzo

“Suicide Squad”
Make-Up Artists: Christopher Nelson, Sean Sansom, Greg Nicotero

“La La Land”
Hair Stylists: Barbara Lorenz, Jackie Masteran, Frida Aradottir

“Nocturnal Animals”
Hair Stylists: Yolanda Toussieng, Jules Holdren

Hair Stylists: Patricia Dehaney, Jose Zamora”Spectre”

“The Girl on the Train”
Hair Stylist: Alan D’Angerio

Hair Stylists: Aldo Signoretti

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Hair Stylists: Fae Hammond, Marilyn MacDonald

“Florence Foster Jenkins”
Hair Stylist: J. Roy Helland

“Hail, Caesar!”
Hair Stylists: Cydney Cornell, Pauletta Lewis-Irwin, Matt Danon

Hair Stylists: Catherine Leblanc-Caraes, Tony Rochetti

Hair Stylists: Kenneth Walker, Elizabeth Paschall

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