3/08/2006

2007 Year in Advance Oscar Predictions


I know this is crazy, but I do it every year and it gets me psyched up for the upcoming year at the movies. I have my first five and last five choices, but I actually have about 20 ranked in each catagory. E-mail me if you want the full list. I hardly get any of them right, and it is going on just a whim without much buzz for the actual quality of each movie. But, here is goes:

Best Picture:
Goya’s Ghost
Dreamgirls
Little Children
A Prairie Home Companion
Marie Antoinette

Stranger Than Fiction
The Good German
Breaking and Entering
Running With Scissors
Babel

Best Director
Milos Foreman – Goya’s Ghost
Todd Field – Little Children
Bill Condon – Dreamgirls
Robert Altman – Prairie Home Companion
Alejandro González Iñárritu – Babel

Sophia Coppola – Marie Antoinette
Anthony Minghella – Breaking and Entering
Stephen Soderberg –The Good German
Marc Forster – Stranger than Fiction
David Lynch – The Inland Empire

Best Actor:
Javier Bardem – Goya’s Ghost
Derek Luke – Hotstuff
Max Minghella – Art School Confidential
Jamie Foxx – Dreamgirls
Gael Garcia Bernal – The Science of Sleep

George Clooney – The Good German
Will Ferrell – Stranger than Fiction
Hugh Jackman – The Fountain
Benecio Del toro –Guerilla
Jude Law – Breaking and Entering
Jeremy Irons – Inland Empire

Best Actress
Kate Winslet – Little Children
Cate Blanchett – The Good German or Babel or Notes on a Sandal
Rachel Weisz – The Fountain
Beyonce Knowles - Dreamgirls
Kirsten Dunst – Marie-Antoinette

Laura Dern – Inland Empire
Julianne Moore – The Children of Men
Juliette Binoche – Breaking and Entering
Ana Paquin – Margaret
Evan Rachel Wood – Across the Universe

Best Supporting Actor
Gael Garcia Bernal – Babel
Patrick Wilson – Little Children
Kevin Kline – Prairie Home Companion
Tim Robbins – Hotstuff
Joseph Fiennes – Running with Scissors

Woody Harrelson – Prairie Home Companion
Eddie Murphy – Dreamgirls
Stellan Skarsgard - Goya’s Ghost
Paul Bettany – DaVinci Code
John C. Reilly – Prairie Home Companion

Best Supporting Actress:
Anette Benning – Running With Scissors
Jennifer Connoly – Little Children
Meryl Streep – Prairie Home Companion
Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
Natalie Portman – Goya’s Ghost

Anjelica Houston – Art School Confidential
Judi Dench – Notes on a Scandal
Ellen Burstyn – The Fountain
Maggie Gyllenhall – Stranger than Fiction
Lily Tomlin - A Prairie Home Companion

10 Comments:

Anonymous ryan d said...

Academy Award Nominee Beyonce Knowles is such a weird concept.

What you should do is repost last year's predictions and compare them with what was actually nominated. I'd like to see that.

9:34 AM, March 08, 2006  
Blogger Chargenda said...

OK - Here it is!

Best Picture
1. Cinderella Man
2. Memoirs of a Geisha
3. Brokeback Mountain
4. The New World
5. In Her Shoes

6. Jarhead
7. Munich
8. The Producers
9. Proof

Best Director
1. Rob Marshall – Memoirs of a Geisha
2. Ang Lee – Brokeback Mountain
3. Terrence Malick – The New World
4. Curtis Hansen – In Her Shoes
5. Ron Howard – Cinderella Man

6. Robert Altman – Paint
7. Sam Mendes – Jarhead
8. Steven Spielberg – Munich
9. John Madden – Proof
10. David Cronenberg – A History of Violence

Best Actor
1. Russell Crowe – Cinderella Man
2. Joaquin Phoenix – Walk the Line
3. Jake Gyllenhall –Jarhead
4. Steve Martin – Shopgirl
5. Viggo Mortenson - A History of Violence

6. Nathan Lane – The Producers
7. Matthew Broderick – The Producers
8. Colin Ferrell – The New World
9. Ralph Fiennes – The The Constant Gardener
10. Heath Ledger – Brokeback Mountain

Best Actress
1. Zhang Ziyi – Memoirs of a Geisha
2. Cameron Diaz – In Her Shoes
3. Claire Daines – Shopgirl
4. Charlize Theron – North Country
5. Gwyneth Paltrow – Proof

6. Samantha Morton – the River Queen
7. Joan Allen – The Upside of Anger
8. Selma Hayek – Paint
9. Rosario Dawson – Rent
10. Uma Thurman – Prime

Supporting Actor
1. Paul Giametti – Cinderella Man
2. Peter Saarsgard – Jarhead
3. Jake Gyllenhall – Brokeback Mountain
4. Christopher Plummer – The New World
5. Anthony Hopkins – Proof

6. James Franco – Paint
7. Liam Neeson – Kingdom of Heaven
8. Jamie Foxx – Jarhead
9. Jude Law – All the Kings Men
10. Ken Watanabe – Memoirs of a Geisha

Supporting Actress
1. Gong Li – Memoirs of a Geisha
2. Michelle Williams – Brokeback Mountain
3. Toni Colette – In Her Shoes
4. Renee Zellweger – Cinderalla Man
5. Meryl Streep – Prime

6. Reese Witherspoon – Walk the Line
7. Patricia Clarkson – All the King’s Men
8. Frances McDormand – North Country
9. Hope Davis – Proof
10. Susan Surandon – Elizabethtown

9:38 AM, March 08, 2006  
Blogger Dustin J. Harder said...

i like the pic from dreamgirls

9:48 AM, March 08, 2006  
Blogger equippedtofascinate said...

Good ol' Jennifer Hudson. Remember when she was on American Idol and wore that fugly pink dress?

10:38 AM, March 08, 2006  
Blogger Chicago_Sexbox said...

Ugh, that picture of Beyonce (aka beyondShit) just reminds me how much I wish she would fuck off forever. The comparisons of her to Diana Ross are ridiculous. Beyonce is BEYOND boring and so is most of her music. That good little church girl routine doesn't work for me. At least if she just publicly acknowledged she was a spot light stealing greedy little whore, perhaps I could adore her like Ms. Ross.

I'm sorry, I am completely off topic here.....

11:38 AM, March 08, 2006  
Blogger casey said...

Ok, this is a random gaggle of ladies here. Beyonce looks all done up and fancy-like. Mrs Hudson looks a little bit of a mess. And who is the other chick? Just a whole bunch of randomness! I sure hope the movie turns out ok!

4:50 PM, March 08, 2006  
Blogger amandarama said...

If Beyonce sings And I Am Telling You, I'm boycotting; if Jennifer Hudson sings it, I'm going the day the damn movie opens.

8:21 PM, March 08, 2006  
Blogger casey said...

Jennifer Hudson is playing Effie - not Beyonce! So, Amanada, you are safe!

9:09 AM, March 09, 2006  
Blogger RC said...

You know what movie I think you're going regret not including next year...

Flags of our Fathers directed by Clint Eastwood.

--RC of strangeculture.blogspot.com

11:43 AM, March 10, 2006  
Blogger Chargenda said...

i know. I probably will, but I can't bring myself to do it. I just don't like Clint.

11:45 AM, March 10, 2006  

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