Picking Oscar

The Oscars is by far my favorite of the awards shows.  As a broadcasting major in college and someone who has done lots of free lance video production, it’s a medium that I’m very familiar with.  Plus, who doesn’t like movies!

So this year, in addition to tweeting live during the Oscars, here are my picks for tonight’s biggest awards.  Comment with your picks anytime before Billy Crystal starts signing (you know he’s going to!) or afterwards to congratulate me on my awesomeness!

(It should be noted here that this year I’ve seen fewer Oscar-nominated films than ever before so I’m probably going to get a ton wrong! But whatever!)

Best Picture – “The Artist”
Leading Actor – Jean Dujardin in “The Artist”
Supporting Actor – Kenneth Branagh in “My Week With Marilyn”
Leading Actress – Meryl Streep in “The Iron Lady”
Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer in “The Help”
Directing – “The Descendants”
Cinematography –  “War Horse”
Adapted Screenplay – “The Descendants”
Original Screenplay – “The Artist”
Film Editing –  “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
Art Direction – “Midnight in Paris”
Costume Design – “Anonymous”
Animated Feature – “Kung Fu Panda 2″
Documentary Feature – Pina”
Documentary Short – “Incident in New Baghdad”
Foreign Language Film – “A Separation”
Live Action Short – “Tuba Atlantic”
Animated Short – “A Morning Stroll”
Makeup – “Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2”
Original Score – “The Adventures of Tintin”
Original Song – “Real in Rio” from “Rio”
Sound Editing – “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”
Sound Mixing – “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”
Visual Effects – “Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2”


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  1. Chris says:

    I sure wish I had remembered that Hugo was a Marty Scorsese film! Here is my score card:

    Wrong – with the winners:
    Cinematography – “Hugo”
    Art Direction – “Hugo”
    Costume Design – “The Artist”
    Makeup – “The Iron Lady”
    Sound Editing – “Hugo”
    Sound Mixing – “Hugo”
    Documentary Feature – “Undefeated”
    Animated Feature – “Rango”
    Visual Effects – “Hugo”
    Supporting Actor – Christopher Plumber in “Beginners” (I had this typed in and changed my mine! Dang it!)
    Original Score – “The Artist” (another one I typed in and deleted. But no points for almost picking it)
    Original Song – “The Muppets”
    Original Screenplay – “Midnight in Paris”
    Live Action Short – “The Shore”
    Documentary Short – “Saving Face”
    Animated Short – “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore”
    Directing – “The Artist”

    Billy Crystal singing!
    Foreign Language Film – “A Separation”
    Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer
    Film Editing – “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”
    Adapted Screenplay – “The Descendants”
    Leading Actor – Jean Dujardin”
    Leading Actress – Meryl Streep
    Best Picture – “The Artist”

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