12/05/2006

December Oscar picks

Here is what I am thinking will get nominated in each catagory. I limited myself to just one runner-up in each catagory.

Best Picture:
Dreamgirls
The Departed
Babel
Little Miss Sunshine
Little Children
Runner Up: The Queen

Best Director
Martin Scorsese – The Departed
Alejandro González Iñárritu – Babel
Stephen Frears – The Queen
Todd Field – Little Children
Bill Condon – Dreamgirls
Runner-up: Clint Eastwood – Flags of Our Fathers (God, I hope not...)

Best Actor:
Peter O’Tool - Venus
Forest Whitaker - The Last King of Scotland
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Departed
Will Smith – The Pursuit of Happyiness
Ryan Gosling – Half Nelson
Runner-up: Aaron Echart – Thank You for Smoking (I predict some attention and new buzz ahead)

Best Supporting Actor
Eddie Murphy – Dreamgirls
Brad Pitt – Babel
Jack Nicholson – The Departed
Alan Arkin – Little Miss Sunshine
Michael Sheen – The Queen
Runner-up: Jackie Earl Haley – Little Children

Best Actress
Hellen Mirren – The Queen
Kate Winslet – Little Children
Meryl Streep – The Devil Wears Prada
Judi Dench – Notes on a Sandal
Annette Benning – Running With Scissors
Runner-up: Penelope Cruz – Volver

Best Supporting Actress:
Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls
Abigail Breslin – Little Miss Sunshine
Rinko Kulchi - Babel
Cate Blanchett – Notes on a Scandal
Maggie Gyllenhall – World Trade Center
Runner-Up: Adrianna Barraza - Babel

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Departed
Dreamgirls
Little Children
Notes on a Sandal
Thank You for Smoking
Runner-Up: Flags of Our Fathers

Best Original Screenplay
Little Miss Sunshine
Babel
The Queen
Volver
A Prairie Home Companion
Runner-Up: Stranger Than Fiction

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5 Comments:

Blogger amandarama said...

Judi Dench, Notes on a Sandal... ha!

5:51 PM, December 05, 2006  
Blogger Chicago_Sexbox said...

THANK YOU for snubbing Beyonce. oh how I can't stand that woman. I love the fact Jennifer Hudson is completely outshining her!

8:20 PM, December 06, 2006  
Blogger amandarama said...

How many of the films have you seen? I was much better equipped to watch movies when I didn't work at a movie theater...

4:55 PM, December 08, 2006  
Blogger ML said...

With the recent movie awards just handed out, however, I'm afraid "Little Children" is no longer in people's radar and "The Queen" and "Letters from Iwo Jima" are moving up.

11:55 PM, December 10, 2006  
Anonymous Brady said...

I'm completely over this Chargenda thing.... in fact I'm over its creator Charlie too. He never updates the damn thing....or calls or e-mails. Done, da, done, done, done!

8:15 AM, December 20, 2006  

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