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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby Big Magilla » Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:43 am

I made a few changes to the acting categories and selected alternates in acting and directing categories in my original post.

Changes are:
Joaquin Phoenix in place of Denzel Washington for Best Actor, with Washington as alternate.
Marion Cotillard in place of Maggie Smith in Best Actress, with Smith as alternate.
Javier Bardem in place of Robert De Niro in Supporting Actor, with Matthew McCaonaughey as alternate.
Judi Dench in place of Samantha Barks in Supporting Actress, with Amy Adams as alternate.
Ang Lee as alternate in Best Director.
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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby Precious Doll » Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:32 am

Mister Tee wrote:All right, for the hell of it. I'm flying mostly blind this year; we'll see if that makes me a better predictor.


18. Best Animated Feature

Brave
Frankenweenie
Paranorman
From Up on Poppy Hill (whatever hell that is, but I see people picking it)
Wreck-It Ralph
Alt.: Rise of the Guardians



From Up on Poppy Hill is the second film from Goro Miyazaki, son of Hayao Miyakazi (Spirited Away).

It is far superior to his first film Tales from Earthsea, which was nothing more then a failed effort to imulate his father's style and story technics. From Up on Poppy Hill is a vast improvement, with an intimate story set involving a group a teenagers just prior to the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Whilst it bares some Studio Ghibli productions traits it is very much a departure from his father's style.

I really don't expect it to make the final five and having seen and liking the film I thought it would make a suitable filler.
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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby Sonic Youth » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:35 pm

No Guts, No Glory... Django stumbles badly, no Amour acting noms, and Rachel Weisz makes a glorious return out of nowhere.

Best Picture
Argo
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty

6. Silver Linings Playbook
7. Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
8. Amour
9. Moonrise Kingdom
10. Django Unchained

But I'm predicting only five nominees... NGNG.

Best Director
Ben Affleck
Kathryn Bigelow
Michel Haneke
Ang Lee
Steven Spielberg

Best Actor
Bradley Cooper
Daniel Day-Lewis
John Hawkes
Joaquim Phoenix
Denzel Washington

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
Marion Cotillard
Jennifer Lawrence
Helen Mirren
Rachel Weisz

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin
Javier Bardem
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Tommy Lee Jones
Christoph Waltz

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams
Sally Field
Anne Hathaway
Helen Hunt
Nicole Kidman

Best Original Screenplay
Amour
Looper
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Adapted Screenplay
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby Okri » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:35 pm

What the hell..... I suck at this, though.

Best Picture
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
The Life of Pi
Les Miserables
Lincoln
The Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director
Ben Affleck, Argo
Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom
Katherine Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
Ang Lee, The Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Best Actor
Bradley Cooper, The Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Denzel Washington, Flight

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone
Jennifer Lawrence, The Silver Linings Playbook
Helen Mirren, Hitchcock
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin, Argo
Leonardo Dicaprio, Django Unchained
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchanged

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Master
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Maggie Smith, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Best Original Screenplay
Django Unchained
The Intouchables
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Adapted Screenplay
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Lincoln
The Silver Linings Playbook

Best Foreign Language Film
The Intouchables
Kon Tiki
Rebelle (War Witch)
A Royal Affair
Sister

Best Documentary
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
Mea Maximum Culpa: Silence in the House of God
This is Not a Film

Best Animated Film
Brave
Frankenweenie
The Painting (Le Tableau)
Paranorman
Wreck-It Ralph

Best Film Editing
Argo
Lincoln
The Silver Linings Playbook
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Cinematography
Beasts of the Southern Wild
The Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Production Design
Anna Karenina
The Hobbit
Les Miserables
The Life of Pi
Lincoln

Best Costume Design
Anna Karenina
Hitchcock
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Score
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Brave
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Song
“Learn Me Right,” Brave
“Touch the Sky”, Brave
“Suddenly,” Les Miserables
“This Gift,” The Odd Life of Timothy Green
“Skyfall,” Skyfall

Best Sound Design
Les Miserables
The Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Sound Effects
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
The Life of Pi
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Visual Effects
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
The Hobbit
The Life of Pi
Skyfall

Best Make-up
Hitchcock
Lincoln
Les Miserables

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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby The Original BJ » Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:33 pm

Mister Tee wrote:Ah -- the bargaining stage.


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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby Mister Tee » Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:13 pm

The Original BJ wrote:
Mister Tee wrote:I fully expect my faith in Phoenix/Adams/PTAnderson to be unjustified, but some of the alternatives (esp. Maggie Smith in that thing) are too grisly for me to lend my name to.


I will be more than willing to tolerate Les Mis infesting the Oscars all over the place, should I at least get this. And by this, I really just mean Phoenix. C'mon actors...

Ah -- the bargaining stage.

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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby The Original BJ » Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:38 pm

Mister Tee wrote:I fully expect my faith in Phoenix/Adams/PTAnderson to be unjustified, but some of the alternatives (esp. Maggie Smith in that thing) are too grisly for me to lend my name to.


I will be more than willing to tolerate Les Mis infesting the Oscars all over the place, should I at least get this. And by this, I really just mean Phoenix. C'mon actors...

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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby Mister Tee » Wed Jan 09, 2013 4:30 pm

All right, for the hell of it. I'm flying mostly blind this year; we'll see if that makes me a better predictor.

I fully expect my faith in Phoenix/Adams/PTAnderson to be unjustified, but some of the alternatives (esp. Maggie Smith in that thing) are too grisly for me to lend my name to.

Hoping for pleasant surprises; resigned to the usual thud of mediocrity around the edges.


1. Best Film

Argo
DjangoUnchained
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
The Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Alt.: Beasts of the Southern Wild
Moonrise Kingdom
Amour
The Master


2. Best Actor

Bradley Cooper (The Silver Linings Playbook)
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
John Hawkes (The Sessions)
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
Denzel Washington (Flight)
Alt. : Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
Jean-Louis Trintignant (Amour)

3. Best Actress

Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
Jennifer Lawrence (The Silver Linings Playbook)
Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
Naomi Watts (The Impossible)
Alt.: Marion Cotillard (Rust and Bone)
Helen Mirren (Hitchcock)

4, Best Supporting Actor

Alan Arkin (Argo)
Robert DeNiro (The Silver Linings Playbook)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
Alt.: Matthew McConnaughey (Magic Mike)
Javier Bardem (Skyfall)
Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables)

5. Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams (The Master)
Sally Field (Lincoln)
Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
Nicole Kidman (The Paperboy)
Alt.: Ann Dowd (Compliance)
Maggie Smith (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel)

6. Best Director
Ben Affleck (Argo)
Paul Thomas Anderson (The Master)
Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)
Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
Steven Spielberg (Lincoln)
Alt.: Michael Haneke (Amour)
David O. Russell (The Silver Linings Playbook)
Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)

7. Best Screenplay (Adaptation)

Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Lincoln
The Sessions
The Silver Linings Playbook
Alt.: Life of Pi
The Perks of Being a Wallflower

8. Best Screenplay (Original)

Amour
Django Unchained
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty
Alt.: Looper
Flight

9. Best Cinematography

Anna Karenina
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty
Alt.: Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained

10. Best Costume Design

Anna Karenina
The Hobbit
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Mirror Mirror
Alt.: A Royal Affair
Django Unchained

11. Best Production Design

Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas
The Hobbit
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Alt.: Django Unchained
Life of Pi

12. Best Sound Mixing

The Dark Knight Rises
The Hobbit
Les Miserables
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty
Alt.: Life of Pi
Lincoln

13. Best Film Editing

Argo
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Looper
Zero Dark Thirty
Alt.: Skyfall
Les Miserables

14. Best Music Score

Anna Karenina
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty
Alt.: Argo
Skyfall

15. Best Visual Effects

The Avengers
Cloud Atlas
The Hobbit
Life of Pi
Prometheus
Alt: The Dark Knight Rises
Snow White and the Huntsman

16. Best Sound Editing

The Avengers
Brave
The Dark Knight Rises
Life of Pi
Looper
Alt.: The Impossible
Skyfall

17. Best Make Up

The Hobbit
Lincoln
Men in Black 3
Alt.: Snow White and the Huntsman
Les Miserables

18. Best Animated Feature

Brave
Frankenweenie
Paranorman
From Up on Poppy Hill (whatever hell that is, but I see people picking it)
Wreck-It Ralph
Alt.: Rise of the Guardians

19. Best Song

Pi's Lullaby (Life of Pi)
Skyfall (Skyfall)
Still Alive (Paul Williams: Still Alive)
Suddenly (Les Miserables)
Touch the Sky (Brave)

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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby The Original BJ » Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:36 pm

All right, we're getting down to the wire, so here's what I'm going with. I'm putting forth the following theory, and we'll see whether it comes to pass: last year we got 9 Best Picture nominees, perhaps because there wasn't a ton of enthusiasm toward a concentrated few movies. But this year, there seems to be far more strength among the top batch of possibilities. So, perhaps, even though 2012 was overall a stronger year, might we see fewer Best Picture nominees? Since everyone else seems to be predicting in the 9/10 range, I'm going to go against the grain and say we only get 6 nominees.

BEST PICTURE
Argo
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Les Misérables
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
(alts: Django Unchained, Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Master, Moonrise Kingdom)

BEST DIRECTOR
Ben Affleck
Kathryn Bigelow
Michael Haneke
Ang Lee
Steven Spielberg
(alt: Tom Hooper)

BEST ACTOR
Daniel Day-Lewis
John Hawkes
Hugh Jackman
Joaquin Phoenix
Denzel Washington
(alt: Bradley Cooper)

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain
Marion Cotillard
Jennifer Lawrence
Emmanuelle Riva
Naomi Watts
(alt: Helen Mirren)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Alan Arkin
Robert De Niro
Leonardo DiCaprio
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Tommy Lee Jones
(alt: Matthew McConaughey)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Sally Field
Anne Hathaway
Helen Hunt
Nicole Kidman
Maggie Smith
(alt: Amy Adams)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Amour
Django Unchained
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty
(alt: Looper)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
(alt: The Perks of Being a Wallflower)

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Amour
The Intouchables
Kon-Tiki
A Royal Affair
War Witch
(alt: No)

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of War
Searching for Sugar Man
(alt: Detropia)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Brave
Frankenweenie
From Up on Poppy Hill
ParaNorman
Wreck-It-Ralph
(alt: Rise of the Guardians)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Everybody Needs a Best Friend – Ted
For You – Act of Valor
Skyfall – Skyfall
Still Alive – Paul Williams: Still Alive
Crappy New Les Mis Song – Les Misérables
(alt: Touch the Sky – Brave)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Anna Karenina
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty
(alt: Argo)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Lincoln
Les Misérables
(alt: Life of Pi)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
Lincoln
Les Misérables
A Royal Affair
(alt: Cloud Atlas)

BEST MAKEUP
Hitchcock
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Lincoln
(alt: Les Misérables)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Les Misérables
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty
(alt: The Master)

BEST FILM EDITING
Argo
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty
(alt: Les Misérables)

BEST SOUND MIXING
The Avengers
Life of Pi
Les Misérables
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty
(alt: Lincoln)

BEST SOUND EDITING
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
Life of Pi
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty
(alt: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Prometheus
(alt: Cloud Atlas)

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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby Sabin » Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:21 pm

Best Picture
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director
Ben Affleck, Argo
Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
Tom Hooper, Les Miserables
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Best Actor
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
John Hawkes, The Sessions
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Denzel Washington, Flight

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuel Riva, Amour
Naomi Watts, The Impossible
Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin, Argo
Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Master
Ann Dowd, Compliance
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Helen Hunt, The Sessions

Best Original Screenplay
Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master
Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola, Moonrise Kingdom
Mark Boal, Zero Dark Thirty
Rian Johnson, Looper
Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

Best Adapted Screenplay
Luci Alibar & Ben Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Tony Kushner, Lincoln
David Magee, Life of Pi
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Chris Terrio, Argo

Best Original Score
Mychael Danna, Life of Pi
Alexandre Desplat, Argo
Dario Marianelli, Anna Karenina
Dan Romer & Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
John Williams, Lincoln

Best Original Song
“Ancora Qui”, Django Unchained
“Everybody Needs a Best Friend”, Ted
“Learn Me Right”, Brave
“Skyfall”, Skyfall
“Suddenly”, Les Miserables

Best Documentary
Detropia
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
Searching for Sugar Man

Best Foreign-Language Film
Amour [Austria]
The Intouchables [France]
Kon-Tiki [Norway]
A Royal Affair [Denmark]
War Witch [Canada]

Best Animated Film
Brave
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
Rise of the Guardians
Wreck-It-Ralph

Best Cinematography
Danny Cohen, Les Miserables
Roger Deakins, Skyfall
Janusz Kaminski, Lincoln
Seamus McGarvey, Anna Karenina
Claudio Miranda, Life of Pi

Best Film Editing
Argo
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Les Miserables
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Art Direction
Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas
Lincoln
Les Miserables
Skyfall

Best Costume Design
Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
Lincoln
Les Miserables
A Royal Affair

Best Makeup
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Lincoln
Les Miserables

Best Sound Mixing
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
Les Miserables
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Sound Effects
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
Life of Pi
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Visual Effects
The Avengers
The Dark Knight Rises
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Prometheus
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Postby rolotomasi99 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:11 pm

BEST PICTURE

Argo

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty


DIRECTOR

Amour

Argo

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Zero Dark Thirty


ADAPTED

Argo

Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Silver Linings Playbook


ORIGINAL

Amour

Django Unchained

Moonrise Kingdom

The Master

Zero Dark Thirty


L. ACTOR

Denzel Washington - Flight

Anthony Hopkins - Hitchcock

Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables

Daniel Day Lewis - Lincoln

John Hawkes - The Sessions


S. ACTOR

Alan Arkin - Argo

Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained

Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln

Robert DeNiro - Silver Linings Playbook

Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master


L. ACTRESS

Emmanuelle Riva - Amour

Helen Mirren - Hitchcock

Marion Cotillard - Rust And Bone

Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook

Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty


S. ACTRESS

Ann Dowd - Compliance

Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables

Helen Hunt - The Sessions

Sally Field - Lincoln

Jacki Weaver - Silver Linings Playbook


EDITING

Argo

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Zero Dark Thirty


CINEMATOGRAPHY

Les Miserables

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

Zero Dark Thirty


SET

Anna Karenina

Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Lincoln

The Hobbit


COSTUME

Anna Karenina

Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Lincoln


Mirror Mirror


SCORE

Anna Karenina

Argo

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Zero Dark Thirty


SOUND

Les Miseables

Life Of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

Zero Dark Thirty


SOUND EDITING

Les Miseables

Life Of Pi

Skyfall

The Dark Knight Rises

Zero Dark Thirty


VISUAL EFFECTS

Life Of Pi

Skyfall

The Avengers

The Dark Knight Rises

The Hobbit

MAKE-UP

Hitchcock

Les Miserables

Lincoln
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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby criddic3 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:58 pm

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Amour is an original screenplay, not adapted in which case you could consider dropping Ruby Sparks and replace with Amour - a far more probable outcome.


Oops. I will consider it. Certainly is a possibility. One of the reasons I don't think Amour will get in for Picture is that there seems to be a lot of tough competition, but I might be able to trade Ruby Sparks out in the screenplay category. Just thought the writer's branch might throw in something we aren't expecting.
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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby FilmFan720 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:19 pm

Mine are up on the main site, but here is my list.

It seems to me that The Master can easily garner that 5% support to get it on the Best Picture ballot, and seems the most sensible choice for the 5th slot in Best Director...it is seen as a Director's film, is the sort of critically praised, challenging piece that the director's branch likes to support (i.e. Mulholland Drive or Tree of Life) and has enough people who absolutely love it.

BEST PICTURE
1. Lincoln
2. Argo
3. Zero Dark Thirty
4. Life of Pi
5. Les Miserables
6. Silver Linings Playbook
7. The Master
8. Moonrise Kingdom
9. Django Unchained
10. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

BEST DIRECTOR
Ben Affleck, Argo
Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master
Katherine Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

BEST ACTOR
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
John Hawkes, The Sessions
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Denzel Washington, Flight

BEST ACTRESS
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Helen Mirren, Hitchcock
Naomi Watts, The Impossible

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Alan Arkin, Argo
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Ann Dowd, Compliance
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Maggie Smith, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Amour
Django Unchained
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Brave
Frankenweenie
Para Norman
Wreck-It Ralph
Zarafa

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
The Master
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST FILM EDITING
Argo
The Impossible
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Anna Karenina
Cloud Atlas
The Hobbit
Les Miserables
Lincoln





BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Mirror Mirror

BEST SCORE
Argo
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST SONG
“Ancora Qui” from Django Unchained
“Learn Me Right” from Brave
“Still Alive” from Paul Williams Still Alive
“Suddenly” from Les Miserables
“To the Moon and Back” from Joyful Noise

BEST SOUND MIXING
Flight
Life of Pi
Marvel’s The Avengers
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST SOUND EDITING
Flight
Life of Pi
Marvel’s The Avengers
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Cloud Atlas
The Hobbit
Life of Pi
Marvel’s The Avengers
Prometheus

BEST MAKE-UP
The Hobbit
Lincoln
Men in Black 3
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Amour
The Intouchables
Kon-Tiki
A Royal Affair
War Witch

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Detropia
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
Searching for Sugar Man

BEST LIVE-ACTION SHORT
Asad
Curfew
Death of a Shadow
The Factory
When You Find Me

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Adam and Dog
Dripped
The Fall of the House of Usher
Head Over Heels
Paperman

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
The Education of Mohamman Hussein
Inocente
Open Heart
Paraiso
Redemption
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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby flipp525 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:09 am

I miss the nominations of that group Damien was a part of. He'd always post them before the real Oscar nominations came out. Anybody remember those? Always delightfully outside of the box. Wish we could get access to them again.
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Re: Post-ballot Predictions

Postby mlrg » Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:16 am

My final predictions for the top 6 categories

Best Picture
Argo
Django Unchained
Les Misérables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
The Master
Moonrise Kingdom
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director
Ben Affleck, Argo
Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
Michael Haneke, Amour
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Alt. Tom Hooper, Les Miserables

Best Actor
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
John Hawkes, The Sessions
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Denzel Washington, Flight

Alt. Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, "Zero Dark Thirty"
Marion Cotillard, "Rust and Bone"
Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Helen Mirren, "Hitchcock"
Emmanuelle Riva, "Amour"

Alt. Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin, Argo
Robert de Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Alt. Leonardo di Caprio, Django Unchained

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, The Master
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy

Alt. Anne Dowd, Compliance


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