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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Oscar Awards 2010

It's Oscar time! My favorite awards show of the year... It's almost stupid how much I care/think about the Oscars...
N E Wayzzz... here are my Oscar picks. We'll see how many I get right...

Best Picture
Avatar *(Will Win)
The Blind Side
District 9
An Education
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire
A Serious Man
Up in the Air (Should Win)

James Cameron - Avatar
Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker *(Will Win) (Should Win)
Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds
Lee Daniels - Precious
Jason Reitman - Up in the Air

Actor in a Leading Role
Jeff Bridges - Crazy Heart *(Will Win) (Should Win)
George Clooney - Up in the Air
Colin Firth - A Single Man
Morgan Freeman - Invictus
Jeremy Renner - The Hurt Locker

Actor in a Supporting Role
Matt Damon - Invictus
Woody Harrelson - The Messenger
Christopher Plummer - The Last Station
Stanley Tucci - The Lovely Bones
Christoph Waltz - Inglorious Basterds *(Will Win) (Should Win)

Actress in a Leading Role
Sandra Bullock - The Blind Side *(Will Win)
Helen Mirren - The Last Station
Carey Mulligan - An Education (Should Win)
Gabourey Sidibe - Precious
Meryl Streep - Julie & Julia

Actress in a Supporting Role
Penelope Cruz - Nine
Vera Farmiga - Up in the Air
Maggie Gyllenhaal - Crazy Heart
Anna Kendrick - Up in the Air
Mo’Nique - Precious *(Will Win) (Should Win)

Animated Feature Film
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Princess and the Frog
The Secret of Kells
Up *(Will Win) (Should Win)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Hurt Locker *(Will Win)
Inglorious Basterds (Should Win)
The White Ribbon

Writing - Original Screenplay
The Hurt Locker *(Will Win) (Should Win)
Inglourious Basterds
The Messenger
A Serious Man

Writing - Adapted Screenplay
District 9
An Education
In the Loop
Up in the Air *(Will Win) (Should Win)

Music (Original Song)
“Almost There” - The Princess and the Frog
“Down in New Orleans” - The Princess and the Frog
“Loin de Paname” - Paris 36
“Take It All” - Nine
“The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart”) - Crazy Heart *(Will Win) (Should Win)

Music (Original Score)
Avatar *(Will Win)
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Hurt Locker
Sherlock Holmes
Up (Should Win)

Visual Effects
Avatar *(Will Win) (Should Win)
District 9
Star Trek

Art Direction
Avatar *(Will Win) (Should Win)
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Sherlock Holmes
The Young Victoria

Sound Mixing
Avatar *(Will Win) (Should Win)
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Sound Editing
Avatar *(Will Win) (Should Win)
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Star Trek

Short Film (Live Action)
The Door *(Will Win) (Should Win)
Instead of Abracadabra
Miracle Fish
The New Tenants

Short Film (Animated)
French Roast
Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty
The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte) *(Will Win) (Should Win)
A Matter of Loaf and Death

Il Divo
Star Trek
The Young Victoria *(Will Win) (Should Win)

Foreign Language Film
El Secreto de Sus Ojos
The Milk of Sorrow
Un Prophete
The White Ribbon *(Will Win) (Should Win)

Film Editing
District 9
The Hurt Locker *(Will Win)
Inglourious Basterds (Should Win)

Documentary Short
China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province
The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner
The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant *(Will Win) (Should Win)
Music by Prudence
Rabbit a la Berlin

Documentary Feature
Burma VJ
The Cove *(Will Win) (Should Win)
Food, Inc.
The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Which Way Home

Costume Design
Bright Star
Coco before Chanel (Should Win)
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The Young Victoria *(Will Win)


I only got 13 out of 24 right. I got most of the big ones (except for Best Picture) but I whiffed on all the small ones (shorts, sound, ect...). Not my best showing...

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