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2011 Academy Awards Predictions

by Ali Ercivan
2011 Academy Awards Predictions by Ali Ercivan
This is the 20th year I’m predicting the Oscars… Can you believe it? It’s ridiculous! Anyway, here are my predictions for tomorrow… Picture: THE ARTIST THE DESCENDANTS THE HELP HUGO MIDNIGHT IN PARIS MONEYBALL (alt.: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) Director: Michel Hazanavicius, THE ARTIST Alexander Payne, THE DESCENDANTS Martin Scorsese, HUGO Woody Allen, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS Bennett Miller, MONEYBALL (alt.: Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life) Actor: George Clooney, THE DESCENDANTS Jean Dujardin, THE ARTIST Michael Fassbender, SHAME Brad Pitt, MONEYBALL Michael Shannon, TAKE SHELTER (alt.: Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) Actress: Glenn… Read more

This is the 20th year I’m predicting the Oscars… Can you believe it? It’s ridiculous!

Anyway, here are my predictions for tomorrow…

Picture:
THE ARTIST
THE DESCENDANTS
THE HELP
HUGO
MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
MONEYBALL

(alt.: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy)

Director:
Michel Hazanavicius, THE ARTIST
Alexander Payne, THE DESCENDANTS
Martin Scorsese, HUGO
Woody Allen, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
Bennett Miller, MONEYBALL

(alt.: Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life)

Actor:
George Clooney, THE DESCENDANTS
Jean Dujardin, THE ARTIST
Michael Fassbender, SHAME
Brad Pitt, MONEYBALL
Michael Shannon, TAKE SHELTER

(alt.: Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy)

Actress:
Glenn Close, ALBERT NOBBS
Viola Davis, THE HELP
Meryl Streep, THE IRON LADY
Tilda Swinton, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN
Michelle Williams, MY WEEK WITH MARILYN

(alt.: Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)

Supporting Actor:
Kenneth Branagh, MY WEEK WITH MARILYN
Albert Brooks, DRIVE
Jonah Hill, MONEYBALL
Nick Nolte, WARRIOR
Christopher Plummer, BEGINNERS

(alt.: Patton Oswalt, Young Adult)

Supporting Actress:
Bérénice Bejo, THE ARTIST
Jessica Chastain, THE HELP
Janet McTeer, ALBERT NOBBS
Octavia Spencer, THE HELP
Shailene Woodley, THE DESCENDANTS

(alt.: Carey Mulligan, Shame) – Yes, I do ignore Melissa McCarthy here…

Original Screenplay:
THE ARTIST
BEGINNERS
MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
A SEPARATION
WIN WIN

(alt.: Bridesmaids, 50/50, Take Shelter)

Adapted Screenplay:
THE DESCENDANTS
THE HELP
HUGO
MONEYBALL
TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY

(alt.: The Ides of March, We Need to Talk About Kevin)

Film Editing:
THE ARTIST
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
HUGO
MONEYBALL
WAR HORSE

(alt.: Drive, The Descendants, The Help)

Cinematography:
Guillaume Schiffman, THE ARTIST
Jeff Cronenweth, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
Robert Richardson, HUGO
Hoyte Van Hoytema, TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY
Emmanuel Lubezki, THE TREE OF LIFE

(alt.: Janusz Kaminski, War Horse)

Original Score:
Ludovic Bource, THE ARTIST
Trent Raznor & Atticus Ross, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
Howard Shore, HUGO
Alberto Iglesias, TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY
John Williams, WAR HORSE

(alt.: John Williams, The Adventures of Tintin)

Original Song:
“The Living Proof”, THE HELP
“Life’s A Happy Song”, THE MUPPETS
“Man or Muppet”, THE MUPPETS

(alt.: “Where the River Goes”, Footloose)

Art Direction:
THE ARTIST
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART II
HUGO
J. EDGAR
TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY

(alt.: Anonymous, Jane Eyre, War Horse)

Costume Design:
ANONYMOUS
THE ARTIST
HUGO
THE IRON LADY
JANE EYRE

(alt.: Midnight in Paris)

Make-up:
ANONYMOUS
GAINSBOURG: A HEROIC LIFE
THE IRON LADY

(alt.: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II)

Sound Mixing:
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN
HUGO
SUPER 8
TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON
WAR HORSE

(alt.: Hanna, Moneyball, Rango)

Sound Editing:
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN
HUGO
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLEGHOST PROTOCOL
SUPER 8
WAR HORSE

(alt.: Rango)

Visual Effects:
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART II
HUGO
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON
THE TREE OF LIFE

(alt.: Captain America)

Animated Picture:
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN
CARS 2
CHICO & RITA
PUSS IN BOOTS
RANGO

(alt.: Arthur Christmas)

Picture in a Foreign Language:
BULLHEAD (Belgium)
FOOTNOTE (Israel)
IN DARKNESS (Poland)
MONSIEUR LAZHAR (Canada)
A SEPARATION (Iran)

(alt.: Omar Killed Me, Pina)

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