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Oscars 2013: Final Winner Predictions

Any changes to my original predictions are noted with a *. To see my original post about a category, click on the link provided. Now let’s get to it! I won my office pool last year, so I’m clearly getting better at this business.  

imagesBest Picture
Prediction: Argo
Rooting for: Zero Dark Thirty or Lincoln

Best Director
Prediction: Ang Lee
Rooting for: Kathryn Bigelow. Ok, fine: Steven Spielberg.

Best Actor
Prediction: Daniel Day-Lewis
Rooting for: Daniel Day-Lewis

Best Actress
Prediction: Jennifer Lawrence
Rooting for: Jessica Chastain

Best Supporting Actor
Prediction: Tommy Lee Jones
Rooting for: Tommy Lee Jones

Best Supporting Actress
Prediction: Anne Hathaway
Rooting for: Helen Hunt

Best Adapted Screenplay
Prediction: Argo*
Rooting for: Lincoln
This is the only category I’m going to comment on and all I’m going to say is: It is offensive  that Chris Terrio is going to win this award. Offensive.

Best Original Screenplay
Prediction: Zero Dark Thirty
Rooting for: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Cinematography
Prediction: Life of Pi
Rooting for: Lincoln

Best Film Editing
Prediction: Argo*
Rooting for: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Production Design
Prediction: Les Misérables
Rooting for: Lincoln

Best Visual Effects
Prediction: Life of Pi
Rooting for: Life of Pi

Best Costume Design
Prediction: Anna Karenina
Rooting for: Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Makeup
Prediction: Les Misérables
Rooting for: Les Misérables

Best Original Score:
Prediction: Life of Pi
Rooting for: Lincoln

Best Original Song
Prediction: “Skyfall” from Skyfall
Rooting for: “Skyfall” from Skyfall

Best Sound Mixing
Prediction: Les Misérables
Rooting for: Life of Pi

Best Sound Editing
Prediction: Argo
Rooting for: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Foreign Language Film
Prediction: Amour
Rooting for: Amour

Best Animated Feature
Prediction: Wreck-It Ralph
Rooting for: Frankenweenie

Best Documentary Feature
Prediction: Searching for Sugar Man
Rooting for: The Invisible War

Best Animated Short Film
Prediction: Paperman
Rooting for: Paperman

Best Live-action Short Film
Prediction: Curfew
Rooting for: Death of a Shadow

Best Documentary Short Subject
Prediction: Open Heart
Rooting for: Open Heart

Happy Oscar-ing!

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