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Oscars 2012: Final Winner Predictions

I’ve only made only two changes* to my original predictions — and really, how could I ever think that War Horse would win anything? — so these are it: My selections for my office Oscar pool. And I am going to win. (At least I hope so. I didn’t win last year, and that was tragic.)

Just a head’s up: If you’re at all going by what I say for your own pool, please note that I am notoriously bad at predicting the sound categories.

Best PictureThe Artist
Best DirectorThe Artist 
Best ActorJean Dujardin
Best ActressViola Davis 
Best Supporting ActorChristopher Plummer (YAY!) 
Best Supporting ActressOctavia Spencer
Best Adapted ScreenplayThe Descendants
Best Original ScreenplayMidnight in Paris 
Best CinematographyThe Tree of Life
Best Film EditingHugo*
Best Art DirectionHugo
Best Visual EffectsRise of the Planet of the Apes 
Best Costume DesignThe Artist
Best MakeupThe Iron Lady
Best Original ScoreThe Artist
Best Original Song: “Man or Muppet” (The Muppets)
Best Sound MixingHugo
Best Sound EditingHugo*
Best Foreign Language FilmA Separation
Best Animated FeatureRango
Best Documentary FeatureUndefeated
Best Animated Short FilmThe Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
Best Live-action Short Film: The Shore
Best Documentary Short SubjectThe Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

Happy Oscar-ing!


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This entry was posted on February 26, 2012 by in Award Predictions, Film Reviews, Oscar-Nominated and tagged .

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