I am pretty late with this post and just for fun, I decided to make one. Here is who I think will winn the awards this year at the 84th Academy Awards. (I have excluded the short film ones as I have not seen any. Oh, and some of the unnecessary awards like sound mixing). Here are what I think will be going up for wins in this years 84th academy awards.
Text in red is who I think will win and text with the * on them are who I would like to win.
Best actress in a supporting role *Bérénice Bejo, The Artist* Jessica Chastain, The Help Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs Octavia Spencer, The Help
Best actress in a leading role
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs *Viola Davis, The Help* Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
Best actor in a leading role Demián Bichir, A Better Life George Clooney, The Descendants *Jean Dujardin, The Artist* Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Brad Pitt, Moneyball
Michel Hazavanicius, The Artist Alexander Payne, The Descendants Martin Scorsese, Hugo *Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris* Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life
Best Original Screenplay
The Artist Bridesmaids Margin Call *Midnight in Paris* A Separation
Best adapted screenplay The Descendants *Hugo* Ides of March Moneyball Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Best foreign language film
Bullhead Footnote In Darkness Monsieur Lazhar *A Separation*
Best animated film
A Cat in Paris Chico And Rita Kung Fu Panda 2 *Rango* Puss in Boots
War Horse *The Artist* Moneyball The Descendants The Tree of Life Midnight in Paris The Help Hugo Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Art direction The Artist Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 Hugo *Midnight in Paris* War Horse
Cinematography *The Artist* The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Hugo The Tree of Life War Horse Film Editing The Artist The Descendants The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo *Hugo* Moneyball
Visual effects Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 *Hugo* Real Steel Rise of the Planet of the Apes Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Music (original score) The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn The Artist *Hugo* Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy War Horse Music (original song) *The Muppets* Rio
On the 27th this month, I will look over my predictions and see how accurate I was with the categories I predicted.
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