February 26, 2012

Oscar 2012 Predictions

I know I recorded a video yesterday about Oscar predictions, but I felt the need to. Get a quick and dirty rundown of my picks for tonights festivities. Below you will find my pick to win, my want to win, and perhaps one or two overlooked for nomination. No commentary, jut a check list to keep track of how I do tonight.

Best Picture:
Will win- The Artist
Should win - Hugo
Overlooked - Super 8, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 50/50

Actor in a leading role:
Will win - George Clooney
Should win - Jean Dujardin
Overlooked - Leonardo Dicaprio, Michael Shannon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actress in a leading role:
Will win - Meryl Streep
Should win - Rooney Mara
Overlooked - Charlize Theron, Elizabeth Olsen

Actor in a supporting role:
Will and should win - Christopher Plummer
Overlooked - Patton Oswalt, Andy Serkis

Actress in a supporting role:
Will win - Octavia Spencer
Should Win - Berenice Bejo
Overlooked - Michelle Williams, Jessica Chastain (for other films)

Animated feature film:
Will and should win- Rango
Overlooked: none, but first time since inception that Pixar film is not nominated

Will win - Tree of Life
Should win- War Horse
Overlooked - Take Shelter

Art direction:
Will win - Midnight In Paris
Should win - Hugo
Overlooked - Super 8

Costume Design:
Will and should win - The Artist
Overlooked - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Will win - Michael Havanavicius
Should win - Martin Scorsese
Overlooked - David Fincher, Jeff Nichols

Documentary feature:
Guess winner- Hell and Back Again

Documentary short:
Guess winner - incident in New Baghdad

Film editing:
Will win - the Artist
Should win - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Overlooked - Martha Marcy May Marlene

Foreign Language Film:
Will win - A Separation

Will win - Albert Nobbs
Should win - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Music - Original Score:
Will and Should win - Ludovic Bource
Overlooked - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Music - Original Song:
Will and should win - "Man or Muppet"

Short film animated:
Guess to win - La Luna

Short film - live action:
Guess to win - Time Freak

Sound Editing:
Will and should win - Tramsformers Dark of the Moon
Overlooked - Super 8

Sound Mixing:
Will and should win - Hugo

Visual Effects:
Will win - Transformers Dark of the Moon
Should win - Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Writing Adapted Screenplay:
Will win - The Descendants
should win - Hugo

Writing Original Screenplay:
Will and Should win - Midnight in Paris
Overlooked - 50/50

That about wraps it up!


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