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  • Chris Beachum
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    #52313

    The 84th annual Academy Awards nominations will be announced early morning on Tuesday, January 24.

    Please place all of your commentary in this thread, plus last minute overall predictions, discussions, and analysis for any and all categories you want.

    ALSO, a BIG reminder to visit our Predictions Center right away to either add all of your picks or revise them. It is very easy to choose films and people from the drop-down menu and drag them over into the predictions area.

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    eastwest
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    THE 84TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS: NOMINATIONS PREDICTIONS

    Actor in a Leading Role
    George Clooney – The Descendants
    Jean Dujardin – The Artist
    Michael Fassbender – Shame
    Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    Brad Pitt – Moneyball

    Actor in a Supporting Role
    Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn
    Albert Brooks – Drive
    Jonah Hill – Moneyball
    Nick Nolte – Warrior
    Christopher Plummer – Beginners

    Actress in a Leading Role
    Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
    Viola Davis – The Help
    Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
    Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin
    Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn

    Actress in a Supporting Role
    Bérénice Bejo – The Artist
    Jessica Chastain – The Help
    Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
    Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs
    Octavia Spencer – The Help

    Animated Feature Film
    The Adventures of Tintin
    Arthur Christmas
    Chico & Rita
    Puss in Boots
    Rango

    Art Direction
    The Artist
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
    The Help
    Hugo
    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Cinematography
    Guillaume Schiffman – The Artist
    Jeff Cronenweth – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Robert Richardson – Hugo
    Emmanuel Lubezki – The Tree of Life
    Hoyte Van Hoytema – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Costume Design
    Mark Bridges – The Artist
    Sharen Davis – The Help
    Sandy Powell – Hugo
    Michael O’Connor – Jane Eyre
    Arianne Phillips – W.E.

    Directing
    Michel Hazanavicious – The Artist
    Alexander Payne – The Descendants
    Tate Taylor – The Help
    Martin Scorsese – Hugo
    Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris

    Documentary (Feature)
    Bill Cunningham New York
    Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
    Pina
    Project Nim
    We Were Here

    Documentary (Short Subject)
    The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement
    In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution
    Incident in New Baghdad
    Pipe Dreams
    The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

    Film Editing
    Anne-Sophie Bion & Michel Hazanavicious – The Artist
    Kevin Tent – The Descendants
    Kirk Baxter & Angus Wall – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Thelma Shoonmaker – Hugo
    Christopher Tellefsen – Moneyball

    Foreign Language Film
    Footnote (Israel)
    In Darkness (Poland)
    Monsieur Lazhar (Canada)
    Pina (Germany)
    A Separation (Iran)

    Makeup
    The Artist
    Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life
    The Iron Lady

    Music (Original Score)
    John Williams – The Adventures of Tintin
    Ludovic Bource – The Artist
    Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Howard Shore – Hugo
    Alberto Iglesias – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Music (Original Song)
    Brian Byrne & Glenn Close – “Lay Your Head Down” from Albert Nobbs
    Alan Menken & David Zippel – “Star Spangled Man” from Captain America: The First Avenger
    Mary J. Blige, Harvey Manson, Jr., & Thomas Newman – “The Living Proof” from The Help
    Elizabeth Cotnior, Isabelle Geffroy, & Howard Shore – “Coeur Volant” from Hugo
    Bret McKenzie – “Life’s a Happy Song” from The Muppets

    Best Picture
    The Artist
    Bridesmaids
    The Descendants
    The Help
    Hugo
    Midnight in Paris
    Moneyball

    Short Film (Animated)
    Dimanche/Sunday
    The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
    La Luna
    Paths of Hate
    Wild Life

    Short Film (Live Action)
    Je Pourrais Être Votre Grand-Mère (I Could Be Your Grandmother)
    Love at First Sight
    The Shore
    Time Freak 
    Tuba Atlantic

    Sound Editing
    Drive
    Hugo
    Super 8
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    War Horse

    Sound Mixing
    Hugo 
    Moneyball
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    Super 8
    Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    Visual Effects
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
    Hugo
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    The Tree of Life

    Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
    Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, & Jim Rash – The Descendants
    Tate Taylor – The Help
    John Logan – Hugo
    Steven Zaillian & Aaron Sorkin – Moneyball
    Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Writing (Original Screenplay)
    Will Reiser – 50/50
    Michel Hazanavicious – The Artist
    Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo – Bridesmaids
    Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
    Asghar Farhadi – A Separation 

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    Jose Manuel Garcia
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    #52316

    love your nominations
    hope you are right with Chico & Rita and Alberto Iglesias 🙂 

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    #52317

    East West..I am pretty sure I saw only 1 oscar nom prediction for WAR HORSE
     Are you sure about that?? LOL

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    #52318

    2011 ACADEMY AWARDS NOMINATION PREDICTIONS

    Best Picture (including 10 most likely possibilities, I don’t expect all to get nominated)
    The Artist
    The Descendants
    Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    The Help
    Hugo
    Midnight in Paris
    Moneyball
    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    War Horse

    Best Actor in a Leading Role
    Goerge Clooney in The Descendants
    Jean Dujardin in The Artist
    Leonardo DiCaprio in J. Edgar
    Michael Fassbender in Shame
    Brad Pitt in Moneyball

    Best Actress in a Leading Role
    Glenn Close in Albert Nobbs
    Viola Davis in The Help
    Rooney Mara in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady
    Michelle Williams in My Week with Marilyn

    Best Actor in a Supporting Role
    Kenneth Branagh in My Week with Marilyn
    Albert Brooks in Drive
    Jonah Hill in Moneyball
    Nick Nolte in Warrior
    Christopher Plummer in Beginners

    Best Actress in a Supporting Role
    Berenice Bejo in The Artist
    Jessica Chastain in The Help
    Janet McTeer in Albert Nobbs
    Octavia Spencer in The Help
    Shailene Woodley in The Descendants

    Outstanding Achievement in Directing
    Woody Allen for Midnight in Paris
    David Fincher for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist
    Alexander Payne for The Descendants
    Martin Scorsese for Hugo

    Outstanding Achievement in Writing – Original Material
    Woody Allen for Midnight in Paris
    Diablo Cody for Young Adult
    Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist
    Mike Mills for Beginners
    Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig for Bridesmaids

    Outstanding Achievement in Writing – Adapted Material
    Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne and Jim Rash for The Descendants
    Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    John Logan for Hugo
    Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian for Moneyball
    Tate Taylor for The Help

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    BEST PICTURE
    -The Artist
    -Bridesmaids
    -The Descendants
    -The Help
    -Hugo
    -Midnight in Paris
    -Moneyball
    -War Horse

    BEST DIRECTOR
    -The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
    -The Descendants – Alexander Payne
    -Hugo – Martin Scorsese
    -Midnight in Paris – Woody Allen
    -Moneyball – Bennett Miller

    BEST ACTOR
    -George Clooney – The Descendants
    -Jean Dujardin – The Artist
    -Michael Fassbender – Shame
    -Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    -Brad Pitt – Moneyball

    BEST ACTRESS
    -Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
    -Viola Davis – The Help
    -Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
    -Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin (or Berenice Bejo – The Artist)
    -Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
    -Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn
    -Albert Brooks – Drive
    -Jonah Hill – Moneyball
    -Nick Nolte – Warrior
    -Christopher Plummer – Beginners

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
    -Berenice Bejo – The Artist (or Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs)
    -Jessica Chastain – The Help
    -Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
    -Octavia Spencer – The Help
    -Shailene Woodley – The Descendants

    BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
    -50/50 – Will Reiser
    -The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
    -Bridesmaids – Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig
    -The Guard – Martin McDonough
    -Midnight in Paris – Woody Allen

    BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
    -The Descendants – Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne, and Jim Rash
    -The Help – Tate Taylor
    -Hugo – John Logan
    -Moneyball – Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian
    -Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan

    BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
    -The Artist – Ludovic Bource
    -The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
    -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    -Hugo – Howard Shore
    -War Horse – John Williams

    BEST ORIGINAL SONG
    -Albert Nobbs – “Lay Your Head Down” – Brian Byrne and Glenn Close
    -Gnomeo and Juliet – “Hello, Hello” – Elton John and Bernie Taupin
    -The Help – “The Living Proof” – Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr., and Thomas Newman
    -The Muppets – “Life’s a Happy Song” – Bret McKenzie
    -The Muppets – “Pictures in My Head” – Aris Archontis, Jeannie Lurie, and Chen Newman

    BEST ART DIRECTION
    -The Artist
    -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    -Hugo
    -Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    -War Horse

    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
    -The Artist
    -The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    -Hugo
    -The Tree of Life
    -War Horse

    BEST COSTUME DESIGN
    -The Artist
    -Hugo
    -Jane Eyre
    -My Week with Marilyn
    -Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    BEST FILM EDITING
    -The Artist
    -The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    -Hugo
    -Moneyball
    -War Horse

    BEST MAKEUP
    -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    -Hugo
    -The Iron Lady

    BEST SOUND EDITING
    -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    -Hugo
    -Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    -Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    -War Horse

    BEST SOUND MIXING
    -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    -Hugo
    -Moneyball
    -Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    -War Horse

    BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
    -Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    -Hugo
    -Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    -Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    -The Tree of Life

    Three or more nominations:
    12- Hugo
    11- The Artist
    7- War Horse
    6- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,Part 2, The Help, Moneyball
    5- The Descendants
    4- Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    3- Bridesmaids, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Midnight in Paris, My Week with Marilyn, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    3(possibly) – Albert Nobbs

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    #52320

    84th ACADEMY AWARD PREDICTIONS

    BEST PICTURE
    • The Artist
    • The Descendants
    • The Help
    • Hugo
    • Midnight in Paris
    • Moneyball
    • War Horse

    8th (but not predicted) : The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    9th (but not predicted) : Bridesmaids
    10th (but not predicted) : The Tree of Life

    BEST DIRECTOR
    • Michael Hazanavicius, “The Artist”
    • Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”
    • Nicolas Winding Refn, “Drive”
    • Martin Scorsese, “Hugo”
    • Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”

    BEST ACTOR
    • George Clooney, “The Descendants”
    • Leonardo di Caprio, “J. Edgar”
    • Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”
    • Gary Oldman, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”
    • Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”

    BEST ACTRESS
    • Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”
    • Viola Davis, “The Help”
    • Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”
    • Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin”
    • Michelle Williams, “My Week with Marilyn”

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
    • Kenneth Branagh, “My Week with Marilyn”
    • Albert Brooks, “Drive”
    • Jonah Hill, “Moneyball”
    • Nick Nolte, “Warrior”
    • Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
    • Berenice Bejo, “The Artist”
    • Jessica Chastain, “The Help”
    • Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”
    • Octavia Spencer, “The Help”
    • Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants”

    BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
    • Will Reiner, “50/50”
    • Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”
    • Kristen Wig, Annie Mumulo, “Bridesmaids”
    • Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”
    • Asghar Farhadi, “A Separation”

    BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
    • Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, “The Descendants”
    • Tate Taylor, “The Help”
    • John Logan, “Hugo”
    • Steve Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, “Moneyball”
    • Bridget O’Connor, Peter Strong, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

    BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
    • The Adventures of Tintin
    • Arthur Christmas
    • Cars 2
    • Puss N Boots
    • Rango

    BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
    • Footnote (Israel)
    • In Darkness (Poland)
    • Monsieur Lazhar (Canada)
    • Pina (Germany)
    • A Separation (Iran)

    BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
    • Hell and Back Again
    • Paradise 3: Purgatory
    • Pina
    • Project Nim
    • Semper Fi

    BEST ART DIRECTION
    • The Artist
    • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
    • Hugo
    • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    • War Horse

    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
    • The Artist
    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    • Hugo
    • The Tree of Life
    • War Horse

    BEST COSTUME DESIGN
    • The Artist
    • The Help
    • Hugo
    • Jane Eyre
    • War Horse

    BEST EDITING
    • The Artist
    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    • Hugo
    • Moneyball
    • War Horse

    BEST MAKE UP
    • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
    • Hugo
    • The Iron Lady

    BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
    • The Adventures of Tintin
    • The Artist
    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    • Hugo
    • War Horse

    BEST ORIGINAL SONG
    • Lay Your Head Down (Albert Nobbs)
    • Life’s a Happy Song (The Muppets)
    • The Living Proof (The Help)
    • Pictures in My Head (The Muppets)
    • Star Spangled Man (Captain America)

    BEST SOUND EDITING
    • Hugo
    • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    • Super 8
    • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    • War Horse

    BEST SOUND MIXING
    • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    • Hugo
    • Moneyball
    • Super 8
    • Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
    • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
    • Hugo
    • Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    • Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    • The Tree of Life

    BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
    • The Barber of Bingham
    • God is the Bigger Elvis
    • Incident ni New Baghdad
    • Pipe Dreams
    • The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

    BEST ANIMATED SHORTS
    • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore
    • La Luna
    • Magic Piano
    • A Morning Stroll
    • Wild Life

    BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
    • Je Pourrais Être Votre Grand-Mère (I Could Be Your Grandmother)
    • Love at First Sight
    • The Road Home
    • Sailcloth
    • The Shore

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    PICTURE:
    The Artist (Thomas Langmann)
    Bridesmaids (Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, Clayton Townsend)
    The Descendants (Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor)
    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Cean Chaffin, Scott Rudin)
    The Help (Michael Barnathan, Chris Columbus, Brunson Green)
    Hugo (Johnny Depp, Tim Headington, Graham King, Martin Scorsese)
    The Ides of March (George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Brian Oliver)
    Midnight in Paris (Letty Aronson, Jaume Roures, Stephen Tenenbaum)
    Moneyball (Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz, Brad Pitt)
    War Horse (Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg)
    (with Bridesmaids and Ides of March as the most vulnerable)

    DIRECTOR:
    The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius)
    The Descendants (Alexander Payne)
    The Help (Tate Taylor)
    Hugo (Martin Scorsese)
    Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen)

    ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:
    The Descendants (Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne, Jim Rash)
    The Help (Tate Taylor)
    Hugo (John Logan)
    The Ides of March (George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon)
    Moneyball (Stan Chervin, Aaron Sorkin, Steven Zaillian)

    ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:
    The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius)
    Beginners (Mike Mills)
    Bridesmaids (Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig)
    Midnight in Paris (Woody Allen)
    A Separation (Asghar Farhadi)

    LEAD ACTOR:
    The Artist (Jean Dujardin)
    The Descendants (George Clooney)
    Moneyball (Brad Pitt)
    Shame (Michael Fassbender)
    Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Gary Oldman)

    LEAD ACTRESS:
    Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close)
    The Help (Viola Davis)
    The Iron Lady (Meryl Streep)
    My Week with Marilyn (Michelle Williams)
    We Need to Talk About Kevin (Tilda Swinton)

    SUPPORTING ACTOR:
    Beginners (Christopher Plummer)
    Drive (Albert Brooks)
    Moneyball (Jonah Hill)
    My Week with Marilyn (Kenneth Branagh)
    Warrior (Nick Nolte)

    SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
    Albert Nobbs (Janet McTeer)
    The Artist (Berenice Bejo)
    Bridesmaids (Melissa McCarthy)
    The Help (Jessica Chastain)
    The Help (Octavia Spencer)

    ART DIRECTION:
    The Artist (Lawrence Bennett, Gregory Hooper)
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Stuart Craig, Stephenie McMillan)
    The Help (Rena DeAngelo, Mark Ricker)
    Hugo (Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo)
    War Horse (Rick Carter, Lee Sandales)

    CINEMATOGRAPHY:
    The Artist (Guillaume Schiffman)
    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Jeff Cronenweth)
    Hugo (Robert Richardson)
    The Tree of Life (Emmanuel Lubezki)
    War Horse (Janusz Kaminski)

    COSTUME DESIGN:
    The Artist (Mark Bridges)
    The Help (Sharen Davis)
    Hugo (Sandy Powell)
    Jane Eyre (Michael O’Connor)
    W.E. (Arianne Phillips)

    FILM EDITING:
    The Artist (Anne-Sophie Bion, Michel Hazanavicius)
    The Descendants (Kevin Tent)
    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Kirk Baxter, Angus Wall)
    Hugo (Thelma Schoonmaker)
    War Horse (Michael Kahn)

    MAKEUP:
    Albert Nobbs (Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston, Matthew Mungle)
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Nick Dudman, Amanda Knight)
    The Iron Lady (Mark Coulier, J. Roy Helland, Marese Langan)

    ORIGINAL SCORE:
    The Artist (Ludovic Bource)
    Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross)
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Alexandre Desplat)
    Hugo (Howard Shore)
    War Horse (John Williams)

    ORIGINAL SONG:
    Captain America: The First Avenger (“Star Spangled Man” – Alan Menken, David Zippel)
    Gnomeo and Juliet (
    “Hello, Hello” – Elton John, Bernie Taupin)
    The Help (
    “The Living Proof” – Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr., Thomas Newman)
    Hugo (
    “Coeur Volant” – Elizabeth Cotnoir, Isabelle Geffroy, Howard Shore)
    The Muppets (
    “Life’s a Happy Song” – Bret McKenzie)

    SOUND EDITING:
    Drive
    Hugo
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    Super 8
    War Horse

    SOUND MIXING:
    Adventures of Tintin
    Drive
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
    Hugo
    Super 8

    VISUAL EFFECTS:
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
    Hugo
    Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    The Tree of Life

    ANIMATED FEATURE:
    The Adventures of Tintin (Steven Spielberg)
    Cars 2 (John Lasseter)
    Puss in Boots (Chris Miller)
    Rango (Gore Verbinski)
    Rio

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    Final Oscar Nomination Predictions
    I should probably go safer but what the hell.

    Best Picture
    1. The Artist
    2. The Descendants
    3. Hugo
    4. Midnight in Paris
    5. The Help
    6. Moneyball
    (alternative, “War Horse”)

    Best Director
    1. Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”
    2. Martin Scorsese, “Hugo”
    3. Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”
    4. Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”
    5. Terrance Malick, “The Tree of Life”
    (alternative, David Fincher, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”)

    Best Actor
    1. George Clooney, “The Descendants”
    2. Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”
    3. Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”
    4. Michael Fassbender, “Shame”
    5. Gary Oldman, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”
    (alternative, Leonardo DiCaprio for “J. Edgar”)

    Best Actress
    1. Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”
    2. Viola Davis, “The Help”
    3. Michelle Williams, “My Week with Marilyn”
    4. Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin”
    5. Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”
    (alternative, Rooney Mara, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”)

    Best Supporting Actor
    1. Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”
    2. Kenneth Branagh, “My Week with Marilyn”
    3. Jonah Hill, “Moneyball”
    4. Albert  Brooks, “Drive”
    5. Nick Nolte, “Warrior”
    (alternative, Ben Kingsley, “Hugo”)

    Best Supporting Actress
    1. Octativa Spencer, “The Help”
    2. Jessica Chastain, “The Help”
    3. Berenice Bejo, “The Artist”
    4. Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants”
    5. Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”
    (alternative, Carey Mulligan, “Shame”)

    Best Original Screenplay
    1. Midnight in Paris
    2. The Artist
    3. Win Win
    4. A Separation
    5. Bridesmaids
    (alternative, “50/50”)

    Best Adapted Screenplay
    1. Moneyball
    2. The Descendants
    3. Hugo
    4. The Help
    5. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
    (alternative, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”)

    Best Animated Feature
    1. The Adventures of Tintin
    2. Rango
    3. Puss in Boots
    4. Cars 2
    5. Chico and Rita
    (alternative, “Rio”)

    Foreign Language Film
    1. A Separation
    2. In Darkness
    3. Footnote
    4. Monsieur Lazhar
    5. Omar Killed Me
    (alterantive, “Pina”)

    Documentary
    1. Project Nim
    2. Paradise Lost 3
    3. Bill Cunningham New York
    4. We Were Here
    5. Hell and Back Again
    (alternative, “Pina”)

    Art Direction
    1. Hugo
    2. The Artist
    3. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
    4. Jane Eyre
    5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
    (alternative, “War Horse”)

    Cinematography
    1. The Tree of Life
    2. Hugo
    3. The Artist
    4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    5. War Horse
    (alternative, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”)

    Costume Design
    1. Jane Eyre
    2. Hugo
    3. The Artist
    4. The Help
    5. W.E.
    (alternative, “My Week with Marilyn”)

    Film Editing
    1. The Artist
    2. Hugo
    3. Moneyball
    4. The Descendants
    5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    (alternative, “Midnight in Paris”)

    Make-up
    1. The Iron Lady
    2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
    3. Gainsborough: A Heroic Life
    (alternative, “The Artist”)

    Music Score
    1. The Artist
    2. Hugo
    3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    4. War Horse
    5. The Adventures of Tintin
    (alternative, “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”)

    Original Song
    1. “Life is a Happy Song” – The Muppets
    2. “Pictures in My Head” – The Muppets
    3. “Lay Down Your Head” – Albert Nobbs
    (alternative, “The Living Proof” from “The Help”)

    Sound Editing
    1. Super 8
    2. Hugo
    3. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    4. Hanna
    5. The Adventures of Tintin
    (alternative, “Rango”)

    Sound Mixing
    1. Hugo
    2. War Horse
    3. Moneyball
    4. Super 8
    5. Hanna
    (alternative, “Transformers”)

    Visual Effects
    1. Rise of the Plane to the Apes
    2. Hugo
    3. Transformers
    4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
    5. The Tree of Life
    (alternative, “Pirates of the Caribbean”)

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    Junk
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    My FINAL predictions!!

    BEST PICTURE
    1. The Artist
    2. 
    Midnight in Paris 
    3. 
    Hugo  
    4.  The Descendants  
    5.  Moneyball  
    6. 
    The Help  
    7.  War Horse

    BEST DIRECTOR
    1. Michel Hazanavicius, 
    The Artist 
    2. Martin Scorsese , Hugo 
    3. Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris  
    4. Alexander Payne , The Descendants 
    5. Bennett Miller, 
    Moneyball

    BEST ACTOR
    1. George Clooney, The Descendants
    2. Brad Pitt, Moneyball 
    3. Jean Dujardin, The Artist
    4. Leonardo DiCaprio, J.Edgar
    5. Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    BEST ACTRESS
    1. Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady 
    2. Viola Davis, The Help
    3. Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin 
    4. Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
    5. Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs 

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
    1. Christopher Plummer, Beginners
    2. Nick Nolte, Warrior 
    3. Andy Serkis, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    4. Jonah Hill, Moneyball 
    5. Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn  

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
    1. Octavia Spencer, The Help 
    2. Berenice Bejo, The Artist
    3. Jessica Chastain, The Help
    4. Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
    5. Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

    BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
    1. Midnight in Paris – Woody Allen 
    2. A Seperation – Asghar Farhadi  
    3. The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius 
    4. Bridesmaids – Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig 
    5. 50/50 – Will Reiser

    BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
    1. Moneyball – Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian 
    2. The Help – Tate Taylor 
    3. The Descendants – Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne, and Jim Rash
    4. Hugo – John Logan
    5. The Ides of March – George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon

    BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
    1. The Artist 
    2. War Horse 
    3. Hugo 
    4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    5. Rango

    BEST ORIGINAL SONG
    1. The Help – “The Living Proof” – Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr., and Thomas Newman 
    2. Hugo “Coeur Volant” – Elizabeth Cotnoir, Isabelle Geffroy, Howard Shore 
    3. The Muppets – “Life’s a Happy Song” – Bret McKenzie 

    4. Gnomeo and Juliet – “Hello, Hello” – Elton John and Bernie Taupin
    5. Captain America: The First Avenger – “Star Spangled Man” Alan Menken, David Zippel

    BEST ART DIRECTION
    1. Hugo 
    2. The Artist
    3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    4. War Horse 
    5. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
    1. The Tree of Life 
    2. The Artist
    3. War Horse 
    4. Hugo 
    5. Moneyball

    BEST COSTUME DESIGN
    1. Hugo 
    2. The Artist
    3. Anonymous
    4. Jane Eyre
    5. W.E.

    BEST FILM EDITING
    1. The Artist
    2. Moneyball 
    3. Hugo 
    4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    5. Midnight in Paris

    BEST MAKEUP
    1. The Iron Lady 
    2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    3. The Artist

    BEST SOUND EDITING
    1. Hugo
    2. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    3. Super 8 
    4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 
    5. Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    BEST SOUND MIXING
    1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    2. The Artist 
    3. Hugo
    4. Moneyball
    5. War Horse

    BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
    1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
    2. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    3. Hugo 
    4. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    5. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

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    eastwest
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    #52324

    love your nominations
    hope you are right with Chico & Rita and Alberto Iglesias 🙂 

    Thanks!

    East West..I am pretty sure I saw only 1 oscar nom prediction for WAR HORSE
    Are you sure about that?? LOL

    It’s pretty silly to think it’ll be the one, but yeah lol. 

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    #52325

    Who will likely recieve multiple noms tomorrow?

    Michel Hazanavicius “The Artist” – Directing, Writing, Editing (most likely)
    Martin Scorsese “Hugo” – Picture, Directing; “George Harrison: Living in the Material World” Documentary 
    (most likely) 
    Alexander Payne “The Descendants” – Picture, Directing, Writing  (most likely)  
    George Clooney “The Descendants” – Lead Actor; “The Ides of March” –  Picture, Directing, Writing, Supp. Actor (L. Actor and maybe one from Ides.)
    Woody Allen “Midnight in Paris” – Directing, Writing 
    (most likely)   
    Steven Spilberg “War Horse” – Picture, Directing; “The Adventures of Tin Tin” – Animated Feature (the first two not sure, the last definitely)
    Brad Pitt “Moneyball” – Picture, Lead Actor; “The Tree of Life” – Supp. Actor (the first two definitely) 
    Glenn Close “Albert Nobbs” – Lead Actress, Song 
    (most likely)    
    Tate Taylor “The Help” – Directing, Writing 
    (definitely for the latter)   

    any more? There might be more people from Song/score.. 

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    My Final Prediction for 84th Academy Awards

    Best Picture
    The Artist
    Bridesmaids
    The Descendants
    The Help
    Hugo
    The Ides of March
    Midnight in Paris
    Moneyball
    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    War Horse

    Alternative: Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 or The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Best Achievement in Directing

    Michel Hazanavicious – The Artist

    Alexander Payne – The Descendants

    Martin Scorsese – Hugo

    Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris

    Steven Spielberg – War Horse

    Alternative: Tate Taylor – The Help

    Actor in a Leading Role

    George Clooney – The Descendants

    Leonardo DiCaprio – J. Edgar

    Jean Dujardin – The Artist

    Michael Fassbender – Shame

    Brad Pitt – Moneyball

    Alternative: Demian Bichir – A Better Life

    Actress in a Leading Role

    Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs

    Viola Davis – The Help

    Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady

    Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin

    Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn

    Alternative: Charlize Theron – Young Adult

    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn

    Armie Hammer – J. Edgar

    Jonah Hill – Moneyball

    Nick Nolte – Warrior

    Christopher Plummer – Beginners

    Alternative: Albert Brooks – Drive

    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Bérénice Bejo – The Artist

    Jessica Chastain – The Help

    Janet McTeer – Albert Nobbs

    Octavia Spencer – The Help

    Shailene Woodley – The Descendants

    Alternative: Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids

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    Atypical
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    I’ll try to add more categories by tomorrow, but if not, here are my predictions for the top 8 categories:

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    84TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS FINAL PREDICTIONS:

    BEST PICTURE

    “The Artist”

    “The Descendants”

    “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”

    “The Help”

    “Hugo”

    “Midnight in Paris”

    “Moneyball”

    “War Horse”

    BEST DIRECTOR

    Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”

    Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”

    Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”

    Martin Scorsese, “Hugo”

    Tate Taylor, “The Help”

    BEST ACTOR

    George Clooney, “The Descendants”

    Leonardo DiCaprio, “J. Edgar”

    Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”

    Michael Fassbender, “Shame”

    Brad Pitt, “Moneyball”

    BEST ACTRESS

    Glenn Close, “Albert Nobbs”

    Viola Davis, “The Help”

    Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady”

    Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

    Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn”

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

    Kenneth Branagh, “My Week With Marilyn”

    Albert Brooks, “Drive”

    Jonah Hill, “Moneyball”

    Ben Kingsley, “Hugo”

    Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

    Bérénice Bejo, “The Artist”

    Jessica Chastain, “The Help”

    Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids”

    Octavia Spencer, “The Help”

    Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants”

    BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

    Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”

    Mike Mills, “Beginners”

    Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, “Bridesmaids”

    Will Reiser, “50/50”

    Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”

    BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

    Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, & Jim Rash, “The Descendants”

    Tate Taylor, “The Help”

    John Logan, “Hugo”

    Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, “Moneyball”

    Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

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    THE 84TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS: NOMINATIONS PREDICTIONS

    Actor in a Leading Role
    George Clooney – The Descendants
    Jean Dujardin – The Artist
    Michael Fassbender – Shame
    Gary Oldman – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    Brad Pitt – Moneyball

    Actor in a Supporting Role
    Kenneth Branagh – My Week with Marilyn
    Albert Brooks – Drive
    Jonah Hill – Moneyball
    Nick Nolte – Warrior
    Christopher Plummer – Beginners

    Actress in a Leading Role
    Glenn Close – Albert Nobbs
    Viola Davis – The Help
    Meryl Streep – The Iron Lady
    Tilda Swinton – We Need to Talk About Kevin
    Michelle Williams – My Week with Marilyn

    Actress in a Supporting Role
    Bérénice Bejo – The Artist
    Jessica Chastain – The Help
    Melissa McCarthy – Bridesmaids
    Octavia Spencer – The Help
    Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

    Animated Feature Film
    The Adventures of Tintin
    Arthur Christmas
    Chico & Rita
    Puss in Boots
    Rango

    Art Direction
    The Artist
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
    The Help
    Hugo
    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Cinematography
    The Artist
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Hugo
    The Tree of Life
    War Horse

    Costume Design
    The Artist
    The Help
    Hugo
    Jane Eyre
    W.E.

    Directing
    Michel Hazanavicious – The Artist
    Alexander Payne – The Descendants
    Martin Scorsese – Hugo
    Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
    Steven Spielberg – War Horse

    Documentary (Feature)
    Bill Cunningham New York
    Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
    Pina
    Project Nim
    We Were Here

    Documentary (Short Subject)
    The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement
    In Tahrir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution
    Incident in New Baghdad
    Pipe Dreams
    The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom

    Film Editing
    The Artist
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Hugo
    Moneyball
    War Horse

    Foreign Language Film
    Footnote (Israel)
    In Darkness (Poland)
    Monsieur Lazhar (Canada)
    Pina (Germany)
    A Separation (Iran)

    Makeup
    The Artist
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
    The Iron Lady

    Music (Original Score)
    Ludovic Bource – The Artist
    Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    Howard Shore – Hugo
    Alberto Iglesias – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    John Williams – War Horse

    Music (Original Song)
    Brian Byrne & Glenn Close – “Lay Your Head Down” from Albert Nobbs
    Alan Menken & David Zippel – “Star Spangled Man” from Captain America: The First Avenger
    Mary J. Blige, Harvey Manson, Jr., & Thomas Newman – “The Living Proof” from The Help
    Elizabeth Cotnior, Isabelle Geffroy, & Howard Shore – “Coeur Volant” from Hugo
    Bret McKenzie – “Life’s a Happy Song” from The Muppets

    Best Picture
    The Artist
    Bridesmaids
    The Descendants
    The Help
    Hugo
    Midnight in Paris
    Moneyball

    Short Film (Animated)
    Dimanche/Sunday
    The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
    La Luna
    Paths of Hate
    Wild Life

    Short Film (Live Action)
    Je Pourrais Être Votre Grand-Mère (I Could Be Your Grandmother)
    Love at First Sight
    The Shore
    Time Freak
    Tuba Atlantic

    Sound Editing
    Drive
    Hugo
    Super 8
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    War Horse

    Sound Mixing
    Hugo
    Moneyball
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    Super 8
    Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    Visual Effects
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
    Hugo
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    The Tree of Life

    Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
    Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, & Jim Rash – The Descendants
    Tate Taylor – The Help
    John Logan – Hugo
    Steven Zaillian & Aaron Sorkin – Moneyball
    Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    Writing (Original Screenplay)
    Will Reiser – 50/50
    Michel Hazanavicious – The Artist
    Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo – Bridesmaids
    Woody Allen – Midnight in Paris
    Asghar Farhadi – A Separation

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