OSCAR, I PREDICT… (TEN MINUTES BEFORE OSCARS)

OSCAR, I PREDICT… (TEN MINUTES BEFORE OSCARS)

Okay, folks, a quick write-up before the Oscars start here in the East Coast around 8:30pm, and the madness from the writers ensues. Here’s a quick list of the nominations and my predictions.

The bold/asterisk is what I want to win, and bold is what I predict will win.

BEST PICTURE:
Babel, The Departed, Letters from Iwo Jima, Little Miss Sunshine, *The Queen

BEST DIRECTOR:
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – Babel, *Martin Scorsese – The Departed, Clint Eastwood – Letters From Iwo Jima, Stephen Frears – The Queen, Paul Greengrass - United 93

BEST ACTOR: Leonardo DiCaprio – Blood Diamond, *Ryan Gosling – Half Nelson, Peter O’Toole – Venus, Will Smith – The Pursuit of Happyness, Forrest Whitaker – Last King Of Scotland

BEST ACTRESS: Penelope Cruz – Volver, Judi Dench – Notes On A Scandal, *Helen Mirren – The Queen, Meryl Streep – The Devil Wears Prada, Kate Winslet – Little Children

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
*Alan Arkin – Little Miss Sunshine, Jackie Earle Haley – Little Children, Djimon Hounsou – Blood Diamond, Eddie Murphy - Dreamgirls, Mark Wahlberg – The Departed

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Adriana Barraza - Babel, Abigail Breslin – Little Miss Sunshine, Cate Blanchett – Notes of a Scandal, Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls, *Rinko Kikuchi – Babel

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
Babel
, Letters From Iwo Jima, Little Miss Sunshine, *Pan’s Labyrinth, The Queen

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:
Borat, *Children Of Men, The Departed, Little Children, Notes On A Scandal

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:
After The Wedding, Days Of Glory (Indigènes), The Lives Of Others, *Pan’s Labyrinth, Water

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:
Deliver Us From Evil, An Inconvenient Truth, Iraq In Fragments, *Jesus Camp, My Country, My Country

ANIMATED FILM:
Cars, Happy Feet, *Monster House

Deny it all you want, I know you’ll be watching. Adios.




Posted on February 25, 2007 in Blogs by
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5 Comments on "OSCAR, I PREDICT… (TEN MINUTES BEFORE OSCARS)"

  1. DonLewis on Sun, 25th Feb 2007 10:12 pm 

    Jesus man, don’t quit your day job and become an Oscar prognasticator.


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  2. Felix Vasquez Jr. on Sun, 25th Feb 2007 11:06 pm 

    I know, at first I was up there, and then… nothing but air. But there will always be the dream…


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  3. DonLewis on Mon, 26th Feb 2007 9:30 am 

    Don’t vote with your heart, young Film Jedi….vote with your mind…

    That’s how I won $40 last night!


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  4. Felix Vasquez Jr. on Mon, 26th Feb 2007 1:03 pm 

    Congrats! Don’t spend it on one yacht!

    And yeah, that’s the problem. I voted with heart, and not with obvioust strategy. Le sigh.


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  5. Mike on Tue, 27th Feb 2007 4:47 pm 

    Heart? Eddie Murphy got what exactly what I wanted him to.

    But there is no god, since Jennifer walked away with something other than an American Idol rejection letter.


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