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Oscars 2012: Final Predictions

Posted February 25, 2012 by Max in Featured

Well here we are the evening before the Oscar ceremony celebrating 2011’s selection of films. It’s been a long road and while I do believe some films were over-shadowed, they stuck with nine nominees this year which makes it hard to complain too much. My list for my favorite film of the year is available on the website for those who want to know what I truly think. While I would prefer different winners in a few of the categories, I picked according to what I think will win. Enjoy the show. Winners in each category are in Bold.
Best Picture

  • War Horse
  • The Help
  • The Descendants
  • Hugo
  • The Artist
  • Midnight in Paris
  • The Tree Of Life
  • Extremely Loud and Incredible Close
Best Actor
  • Demian Bichir (A Better Life)
  • George Clooney (The Descendants)
  • Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
  • Gary Oldman (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy)
  • Brad Pitt (Moneyball)
Best Actress
  • Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs)
  • Viola Davis (The Help)
  • Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)
  • Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady)
  • Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn)
Best Supporting Actor
  • Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn)
  • Jonah Hill (Moneyball)
  • Nick Nolte (Warrior)
  • Christopher Plummer (Beginners)
  • Max von Sydow (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close)
Best Supporting Actress
  • Berenice Bejo (The Artist)
  • Jessica Chastain (The Help)
  • Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids)
  • Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs)
  • Octavia Spencer (The Help)
Best Director
  • Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist)
  • Alexander Payne (The Descendants)
  • Martin Scorsese (Hugo)
  • Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris)
  • Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life)
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
  • The Descendants
  • Hugo
  • The Ides of March
  • Moneyball
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Writing (Original Screenplay)
  • The Artist
  • Bridesmaids
  • Margin Call
  • Midnight in Paris
  • A Separation
Animated Feature Film
  • A Cat in Paris
  • Puss in Boots
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Rango
  • Chico & Rita
Documentary (Feature)
  • Hell and Back Again
  • If A Tree Falls
  • Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
  • Pina
  • Undefeated
Foreign Language Film
  • Bullhead
  • Footnote
  • In Darkness
  • Monsieur Lazhar
  • A Separation
Cinematography
  • The Artist
  • Tree of Life
  • War Horse
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Hugo
Film Editing
  • The Artist
  • The Descendants
  • Hugo
  • Moneyball
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Music (Original Score)
  • The Adventures of Tintin – John Williams
  • The Artist – Ludovic Bource
  • Hugo – Howard Shore
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Alberto Iglesias
  • War Horse – John Williams
Music (Original Song)
  • Man or Muppet – The Muppets
  • Real in Rio – Rio
Sound Mixing
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Hugo
  • Moneyball
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  • War Horse
Sound Editing
  • Drive
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Hugo
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  • War Horse

Art Direction

  • The Artist
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Hugo
  • Midnight in Paris
  • War Horse
Visual Effects
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
  • Hugo
  • Real Steel
  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Costumes
  • Anonymous
  • Saving Face
  • The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom
Makeup
  • The Iron Lady
  • Albert Nobbs
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Best Documentary Short Subject
  • The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement
  • God Is the Bigger Elvis
  • Incident in New Baghdad
Best Short Film (Animated)
  • Dimanche/Sunday
  • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
  • La Luna
  • A Morning St roll
  • Wild Life
Best Short Film (Live Action)
  • Pentecost
  • Raju
  • The Shore
  • Time Freak
  • Tuba Atlantic

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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.