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2012 Oscar Predictions: Prepare For Surprises

Posted January 23, 2012 by Max in Featured

Here are my final predictions for Oscar Nominees. I don’t really think Drive will be nominated for best picture, but I put it in there for hope. I’m sure this list is pretty sound and I look forward to the nominations tomorrow.

My Oscar Nominee Predictions:

Best Picture
The Artist
The Descendants
Hugo
Midnight in Paris
The Help
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Moneyball
Drive

Actor
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
George Clooney,The Descendants
Brad Pitt, Moneyball
Gary Oldman, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Leonardo DiCaprio, J Edgar

Actress
Meryl Streep,The Iron Lady
Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
Viola Davis, The Help
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk about Kevin
Charlize Theron, Young Adult

Supporting Actor
Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Albert Brooks, Drive
Patton Oswalt, Young Adult
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Nick Nolte, Warrior

Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Shaileen Woodley, The Descendants
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Berenice Bejo, The Artist

Director
Martin Scorsese, Hugo
Michel Hanazavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne,The Descendants
David Fincher, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris

Original Screenplay
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Bridesmaids
Will Reiser, 50/50
Asghar Farhadi, A Separation

Adapted Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin, Steven Zaillian, Stan Chervin, Moneyball
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxton, Jim Rash,The Descendants
John Logan, Hugo
Tate Taylor, The Help
Steve Zaillian, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Editing
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Hugo
The Artist
Moneyball
The Descendants

Cinematography:
Guillaume Schiffman, The Artist
Emmanuel Lubezki, Tree of Life
Bob Richardson, Hugo
Jeff Cronenweth, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Hoyte Van Hoytema, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Art Direction:
Hugo
The Artist
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Midnight in Paris

Sound Mixing
Hugo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Super 8
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
War Horse

Sound Editing
Drive
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
Super 8

Costume Design
The Artist
The Help
Harry Potter
Hugo
My Week with Marilyn

Original Score
Ludovic Bource, The Artist
Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
John Williams, War Horse
Howard Shore, Hugo
Thomas Newman, The Help

Foreign Language Film (submissions)
A Separation (Iran)
In Darkness (Poland)
Pina (Germany)
Footnote (Israel)
Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale (Taiwan)

Documentary Feature
Project Nim
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Buck
We Were Here
Pina

Animated Feature
Rango
The Adventures of TinTin
Kung Fu Panda 2
Winnie the Pooh
Puss in Boots

Visual Effects
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Hugo
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
The Tree of Life
Captain America

Makeup
The Artist
The Iron Lady
Hugo

Song
The Living Proof, Mary J Blige, The Help
Pictures in My Head, Muppets
Life’s a Happy Song, Muppets
Man or Muppet, Muppets
Hello Hello, Elton John Gnomeo and Juliet

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Max

Chief Editor of Impassionedcinema. A film enthusiast who studies and creates his own films. Criticizing movies is his favorite pass-time.