Critical Confabulations

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Oscars 2011: Winner Predictions Summary

If different from my original prediction, the nominee is marked with an *.
To see my personal favorite, click on the category, and it will take you
to my original post.

I’ve made a few last minute changes to my predictions due to some sliding momentum for certain films, in addition to the fact that some of my original predictions were just plain way off-base. “Coming Home” for Best Original Song, anyone? No? Didn’t think so.

FYI: these are my selections for my office Oscar pool. And I am going to win.

Best Art Direction: The King’s Speech*
Best Cinematography: True Grit
Best Supporting Actress: Melissa Leo
Best Animated Feature: Toy Story 3
Best Animated Short Film: Day & Night*
Best Adapted Screenplay: The Social Network
Best Original Screenplay: The King’s Speech
Best Foreign Language Film: In a Better World
Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale
Best Original Score: The King’s Speech*
Best Sound Mixing: Inception
Best Sound Editing: Inception
Best Makeup: The Wolfman
Best Documentary Short Subject: Strangers No More
Best Live-action Short Film: Wish 143
Best Documentary Feature: Inside Job
Best Costume Design: The King’s Speech
Best Visual Effects: Inception
Best Film Editing: The Social Network
Best Original Song: Toy Story 3*
Best Director: David Fincher
Best Actress: Natalie Portman
Best Actor: Colin Firth
Best Picture: The King’s Speech

A post-show wrap-up will be posted tomorrow.
Happy Oscar-ing!


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This entry was posted on February 27, 2011 by in Award Predictions, Oscar-Nominated.



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