February 24th, 2008

movies, oscars

Oscar predictions

Well, the Barbara Walters special is about to start, so maybe I should pull my attention away from the USA Network SVU marathon for a few moments to post my predictions:

  • BEST PICTURE: No Country For Old Men
  • BEST ACTOR: Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood
  • BEST ACTRESS: Julie Christie, Away From Her
  • BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men
  • BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Ruby Dee, American Gangster
  • BEST DIRECTORS: Joel and Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men
  • BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Joel and Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men
  • BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Diablo Cody, Juno
  • BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: Ratatouille
  • BEST ANIMATED SHORT: Even Pigeons Go To Heaven
  • BEST ART DIRECTION: Atonement
  • BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Roger Deakins, No Country for Old Men
  • BEST COSTUME DESIGN: Alexandra Byrne, Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: War/Dance
  • BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT: Freeheld
  • BEST FILM EDITING: Roderick Jaynes, No Country for Old Men
  • BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: Mongol
  • BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT: Tanghi Argentini
  • BEST MAKEUP: La Vie en Rose
  • BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: Dario Marianelli, Atonement
  • BEST ORIGINAL SONG: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, "Falling Slowly" from Once
  • BEST SOUND EDITING: Skip Lievsay, No Country for Old Men
  • BEST SOUND MIXING: Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff, and Peter Kurland, No Country for Old Men
  • BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson, and John Frazier, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End