Thursday, November 12, 2009

Oscar Prediction Charts (Updated 11/26/09)


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Best Picture:


1. "Up in the Air" (TrailerRotten Tomatoes)
2. "Precious" (My Review, Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
3. "The Hurt Locker" (My Review, Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
4. "Invictus" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
5. "Nine" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
6. "Up" (My ReviewTrailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
7. "An Education" (My Review, Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
8. "Inglourious Basterds" (My Review, Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
9. "A Serious Man" (My ReviewTrailerRotten Tomatoes)
10. "Avatar" (TrailerRotten Tomatoes)
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11. "Bright Star" (My Review, Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
12. "The Lovely Bones" (TrailerRotten Tomatoes)
13. "Avatar" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
14. "A Single Man" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
15. "Crazy Heart" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
16. "The Road" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
17. "The Last Station" (TrailerRotten Tomatoes)
18. "500 Days of Summer" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
18. "Star Trek" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
19. "District 9" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
20. "Broken Embraces" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
21. "Where the Wild Things Are" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)
22. "Julie & Julia" (Trailer, Rotten Tomatoes)


Best Actor:


1. Jeff Bridges, "Crazy Heart"
2. George Clooney, "Up in the Air"
3. Colin Firth, "A Single Man"
4. Morgan Freeman, "Invictus"
5. Daniel Day-Lewis, "Nine"
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6. Jeremy Renner, "The Hurt Locker"
7. Viggo Mortensen, "The Road"
8. Michael Stuhlbarg, "A Serious Man"
9. Ben Foster, "The Messenger"
10. Ben Whishaw, "Bright Star"
11. Matt Damon, "The Informant!"
12. Robert De Niro, "Everybody's Fine"
13. Edward Norton, "Leaves of Grass"
14. Sam Rockwell, "Moon"
15. Clive Owen, "The Boys Are Back"
16. Hal Holbrook, "That Evening Sun"
17. Tobey Maguire, "Brothers"
18. Robert Downey Jr., "Sherlock Holmes"
19. Nicolas Cage, "Bad Lieutenant" 


Best Actress:


1. Gabourey Sidibe, "Precious"
2. Carey Mulligan, "An Education"
3. Meryl Streep, "Julie & Julia"
4. Abbie Cornish, "Bright Star"
5. Helen Mirren, "The Last Station"
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6. Saorise Ronan, "The Lovely Bones"
7. Penélope Cruz, "Broken Embraces"
8. Marion Cotillard, "Nine"
9. Audrey Tautou, "Coco Before Chanel"
10. Maggie Gyllenhaal, "Crazy Heart"
11. Emily Blunt, "The Young Victoria"
12. Hilary Swank, "Amelia"
13. Michelle Pfieffer, "Cheri"
15. Sandra Bullock, "The Blind Side"
16. Michelle Monaghan, "Trucker"


Best Supporting Actor:


1. Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds"
2. Stanley Tucci, "The Lovely Bones"
3. Alfred Molina, "An Education"
4. Matt Damon, "Invictus"
5. Peter Sarsgaard, "An Education"
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6. Anthony Mackie, "The Hurt Locker'
7. Paul Schneider, "Bright Star"
8. Alec Baldwin, "It's Complicated"
8. Christopher Plummer, "The Last Station"
9. Woody Harrelson, "The Messenger"
10. Jake Gyllenhaal, "Brothers"
10. Robert Duvall, "The Road"
11. Christian McKay, "Me and Orson Welles"
12. Jude Law, "Sherlock Holmes"
13. Kodi Smit-McPhee, "The Road"


Best Supporting Actress:


1. Mo'Nique, "Precious"
2. Anna Kendrick, "Up in the Air"
3. Judi Dench, "Nine"
4. Julianne Moore, "A Single Man"
5. Vera Farmiga, "Up in the Air"
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6. Penelope Cruz, "Nine"
7. Rachel Weisz, "The Lovely Bones"
8. Paula Patton, "Precious"
9. Natalie Portman, "Brothers"
9. Mariah Carey, "Precious"
10. Sigourney Weaver, "Avatar"
11. Susan Sarandon, "The Lovely Bones"
12. Nicole Kidman, "Nine"
13. Natalie Portman, "Brothers"
14. Samantha Morton, "The Messenger"


Best Director:


1. Jason Reitman, "Up in the Air"
2. James Cameron, "Avatar"
3. Kathryn Bigelow, "The Hurt Locker"
4. Lee Daniels, "Precious"
5. Clint Eastwood, "Invictus"
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6. Rob Marshall, "Nine"
7. Lone Scherfig, "An Education"
8. Peter Jackson, "The Lovely Bones"
9. Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, "A Serious Man"
10. Jane Campion, "Bright Star"
11. Quentin Tarantino, "Inglourious Basterds"
12. Spike Jonze, "Where the Wild Things Are"


Best Original Screenplay:


1. Mark Boal, "The Hurt Locker"
2. Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, "A Serious Man"
3. Bob Peterson, "Up"
4. Jane Campion, "Bright Star"
5. Quentin Tarantino, "Inglourious Basterds"
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6. Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, "500 Days of Summer"
7. James Cameron, "Avatar"
8. Nancy Meyers, "It's Complicated"
10. Pedro Almodóvar, "Broken Embraces"
11. Michael Haneke & Jean-Claude Carriere, "The White Ribbon"
12. Alessandro Camon & Oren Moverman, "The Messenger"


Best Adapted Screenplay:


1. Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner, "Up in the Air"
2. Geoffrey Fletcher, "Precious"
3. Nick Hornby, "An Education"
4. Anthony Minghella & Michael Tolkin, "Nine"
5. Anthony Peckham, "Invictus"
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6. Scott Z. Burns, "The Informant!"
7. Nora Ephron, "Julie & Julia"
8. Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson & Fran Walsh, "The Lovely Bones"
9. Joe Penhall, "The Road"
10. Scott Cooper, "Crazy Heart"
11. Neill Blomkamp & Teri Tatchell, "District 9"
11. Michael Hoffman, "The Last Station"

2 comments:

Candice Frederick said...

hmm....i'm thinking they'll try to nominate Mo'Nique in the lead category and totally shut out Gabourey Sibide because she's a newcomer. but it woudl eb nice if it went that way. while there are afew veterans on this list, that doens't always mean their performances that oscar-worthy (namely George Clooney, Meryl Streep, and Daniel Day Lewis). I don't even understand what is happenign in "Nine." I wuld be surprised if "Good Hair" snags a nom. I see "Brothers" isn't on thsi list. it looks kinda gripping to me. as for Christoph Waltz and Inglorious Basterds, i'm clearly the only person who thought both were just...ok.

Danny King said...

@ Candice: I actually have Tobey Maguire at #9 for Best Supporting Actor ("Brothers"). I agree that the trailer looked gripping but it's hard to tell how it will do in the rest of the categories right now. It could be a sleeper though.

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