2012 Oscar Predictions

BEST PICTURE:

The Artist

The Descendants

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

The Help

Hugo

Midnight In Paris

Moneyball

The Tree Of Life

War Horse

My Prediction: The Artist

If I Picked The Winner: The Descendants


BEST DIRECTOR

Woody Allen – Midnight In Paris

Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

Terrence Malick – The Tree Of Life

Alexander Payne – The Descendants

Martin Scorsese – Hugo

My Prediction: Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist

If I Picked The Winner: Alexander Payne – The Descendants


BEST ACTOR

Demian Bichir – A Better Life

George Clooney – The Descendants

Jean Dujardin – The Artist

Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Brad Pitt – Moneyball

My Prediction: Jean Dujardin – The Artist

If I Picked The Winner: George Clooney – The Descendants


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

My Prediction: Viola Davis – The Help

If I Picked The Winner: Rooney Mara – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo


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

My Prediction: Christopher Plummer – Beginners

If I Picked The Winner: Christopher Plummer – Beginners


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Berenice Bejo – The Artist

Jessica Chastain – The Help

Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids

Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer – The Help

My Prediction: Octavia Spencer – The Help

If I Picked The Winner: Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids


BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Bullhead (Belgium)

Footnote (Israel)

In Darkness (Poland)

Monsieur Lazhar (Canada)

A Separation (Iran)

My Prediction: A Separation (Iran)

If I Picked The Winner: A Separation (Iran)


BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Woody Allen – Midnight In Paris

JC Chandor – Margin Call

Asghar Farhadi – A Separation

Michel Hazanvicius – The Artist

Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumulo – Bridesmaids

My Prediction: Woody Allen – Midnight In Paris

If I Picked The Winner: Asghar Farhadi – A Separation


BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

John Logan – Hugo

Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Steven Zillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Charvin – Moneyball

Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants

George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon – The Ides Of March

My Prediction: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants

If I Picked The Winner: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants


BEST DOCUMENTARY

Hell and Back Again

If A Tree Falls

Paradise Lost 3

Pina

Undefeated

My Prediction: Paradise Lost 3

If I Picked The Winner: Pina


BEST ANIMATED FILM

A Cat In Paris

Chico & Rita

Kung Fu Panda 2

Puss In Boots

Rango

My Prediction: Rango


ART DIRECTION

The Artist

Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2

Hugo

Midnight In Paris

War Horse

My Prediction: Hugo


CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Artist

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Hugo

The Tree Of Life

War Horse

My Prediction: Hugo


COSTUME DESIGN

Anonymous

The Artist

Hugo
Jane Eyre

W.E.

My Prediction: Jane Eyre


FILM EDITING

The Artist

The Descendants

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Hugo

Moneyball

My Prediction: The Artist


MAKEUP

Albert Nobbs

Harry Potter and the Deathly hallows Part 2

The Iron Lady

My Prediction: The Iron Lady


MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

John Williams – The Adventures of Tintin

Ludovic Bource – The Artist

Howard Shore – Hugo

Alberto Iglesias – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

John Williams – War Horse

My Prediction: Ludovic Bource – The Artist


MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

“Man or Muppet” by Bret McKenzie – The Muppets

“Real In Rio” by Sergio Mendes and Carlinhos Brown – Rio

My Prediction: “Man or Muppet”


SOUND EDITING:

Drive

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Hugo

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon

War Horse

My Prediction: Hugo


SOUND MIXING:

The Girl With The Dragon Tattloo

Hugo

Moneyball

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

War Horse

My Prediction: Hugo


VISUAL EFFECTS:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II

Hugo
Real Steel

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon

My Prediction: Rise of the Planet of the Apes


BEST DOCUMENTARY, SHORT SUBJECTS

The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights

Incident in New Baghdad

God Is the Bigger Elvis

Saving Face

The Tsunami and the Cherry

My Prediction: The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights

BEST SHORT FILM, ANIMATED

Dimanche

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

La Luna

A Morning Stroll

Wild Life

My Prediction: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

BEST SHORT FILM, LIVE ACTION

Pentecost

Raju

The Shore

Time Freak

Tuba Atlantic

My Prediction: The Shore

TOTAL SCORE: x/ 24

– Jerry Nadarajah

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