Oscar Pick ‘Em

Good morning, b-rollers! Christmas Day is here!

This will be a short post because there will be THREE POSTS TODAY – I believe that is a new b-roll record, and I bow at your applause – but here is my complete list of Oscar picks. Please note that these choices are who I think will win, not necessarily should (see yesterday’s post  for that analysis in the big categories).

Feel free to make your own picks below! Here’s a complete list of the nominees.

Best Picture: The Artist
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Viola Davis, The Help
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer, The Help
Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Best Animated Feature Film: Rango
Best Cinematography: Robert Richardson, Hugo
Best Art Direction: Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo, Hugo
Best Costume Design: Lisy Christl, Anonymous
Best Documentary Feature: Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Best Documentary Short: Saving Face
Best Film Editing: Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Best Foreign Language Film: Iran, A Separation
Best Makeup: Nick Dudman, Amanda Knight and Lisa Tomblin, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Best Music (Original Score): Ludovic Bource, The Artist
Best Music (Original Song): “Man or Muppet” from The Muppets
Best Short Film (Animated): The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
Best Short Film (Live Action): Pentecost
Best Sound Editing: Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis, Drive
Best Sound Mixing: Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Peter J. Devlin, Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon
Best Visual Effects: Tim Burke, David Vickery, Greg Butler and John Richardson, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, The Descendents
Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Well gee, I don’t know about you but I think the Oscars could use a few more categories! I’ll see you back here tonight for the Oscar red carpet live blog; and I’ll live blog the Oscar telecast in a separate post once the show begins. You know, just in case you can’t stand the E! team for long either.

See you tonight!

 

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