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Jan 25, 2012

Oscars 2012 Nominations VS My Predictions


Lets see how i did predicting the Oscars.

Best Picture:

The Artist - correct
The Descendants - correct
The Help - correct
Hugo - correct
Midnight in Paris - correct
Moneyball - correct
The Tree of Life - correct
War Horse - correct

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Wrong

Extremely Loud wasn't even in my list anywhere.



Best Director:

The Artist - Michel Hazanavicius - correct
The Descendants - Alexander Payne - correct
Hugo - Martin Scorsese - correct
Midnight in Paris - Woody Allen - correct

The Tree of Life - Terrence Malick - Wrong

Terrence Malick was my wish but i thought he might not get one so he was my #7 pick for the Oscars.

Best Lead Actor:

George Clooney - The Descendants - correct
Jean Dujardin - The Artist - correct
Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - correct
Brad Pitt - Moneyball - correct

Demián Bichir - A Better Life - wrong

Bichir was my #8 pick.

Best Lead Actress:

Glenn Close - Albert Nobbs - correct
Viola Davis - The Help - correct
Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady - correct
Michelle Williams - My Week with Marilyn - correct

Rooney Mara - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - wrong

Ronney Mara was my #6 pick (pretty close).

Best Supporting Actor:
Kenneth Branagh - My Week with Marilyn - correct
Jonah Hill - Moneyball - correct
Nick Nolte - Warrior - correct
Christopher Plummer - Beginners - correct

Max von Sydow - Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - wrong

Von Sydow wasn't in my list anywhere.

Best Supporting Actress:

Bérénice Bejo - The Artist - correct
Jessica Chastain - The Help - correct
Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids - correct
Octavia Spencer - The Help - correct

Janet McTeer - Albert Nobbs - wrong


Janet McTeer was on #6 so pretty close once again.

Best Original Screenplay:

The Artist - correct
Bridesmaids - correct
Midnight in Paris - correct

A Separation - wrong
Margin Call - wrong


A Separation was on #6 again it was my wish so i put it on 6 while Margin Call was on #9.

Best Adapted Screenplay:

The Descendants - correct
Hugo - correct
Moneyball - correct
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - correct

The Ides of March - wrong
The Ides of March was on #7.

Best Animated Movie:

Kung Fu Panda 2 - correct
Puss in Boots - correct
Rango - correct

A Cat in Paris - wrong
Chico & Rita - wrong


Both these foreign animations were on #8 and #9.

Best Foreign Language Movie:

Footnote - Israel - correct
In Darkness - Poland - correct
Monsieur Lazhar - Canada - correct
A Separation - Iran - correct

Bullhead - Belgium - wrong

Bullhead was my #6 pick, i knew Academy would take Pina as a documentary which it was.

Best Cinematography:

The Artist - correct
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - correct
Hugo - correct
The Tree of Life - correct
War Horse - correct


Wow all correct, finally.

Best Film Editing:

The Artist - correct
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - correct
Hugo - correct
Moneyball - correct

The Descendants - wrong

The Descendants was my #10 pick.

Best Art Direction:

The Artist - correct
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - correct
Hugo - correct
War Horse - correct

Midnight in Paris - wrong

Midnight in Paris wasn't in my list. How awful.

Best Visual Effects:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - correct
Hugo - correct
Rise of the Planet of the Apes - correct
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - correct

Real Steel - wrong

Real Steel wasn't in my list too i mean Tree Of Life deserved that spot.

Best Costume Design:

The Artist - correct
Hugo - correct
Jane Eyre - correct

W.E. - wrong
Anonymous - wrong


W.E was my #6 and Anonymous was my #7 choice so is was pretty close.

Best Makeup:

The Iron Lady - correct
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - correct
Albert Nobbs - correct


Wow i predicted all three correct so that makes 2 categories with clean sweeps.

Best Original Score:

The Artist - correct
Hugo - correct
War Horse - correct

The Adventures of Tintin - wrong
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - wrong


Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy was my #6 while Tintin was #7 pick so i was once again too close.

Best Original Score:

Man or Muppet - The Muppets - Correct
Real in Rio - Rio - Wrong

Rio came out of nowhere and just 2 nominations? wow!

Best Sound Editing:

Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Correct
War Horse - Correct

Drive - Wrong
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Wrong
Hugo - Wrong


The Girl with the Dragin Tattoo was on #7 but didn't thought Hugo or Drive will make it to the sound categories, don't blame me, i am not a techinical expert.

Best Sound Mixing:

Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Correct
War Horse - Correct

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Wrong
Hugo - Wrong
Moneyball - Wrong


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo my #9 pick while who thought Hugo and Moneyball will make to the Sound cateogry.