Final Academy Award predictions!

Final Academy Award predictions – By Simon Miraudo.

The Academy Awards will be played live on Channel 9 in Australia on Monday the 8th of March. I’ll be live-blogging the entire show here on the Quickflix Blog (as well as on Twitter) from 12pm EDT/9AM EST.

In the meantime, here are my final, locked in, no-looking back, go-for-broke predictions for what WILL win on the night (as well as some delightful, hedging-my-bet “should wins”).

BEST PICTURE

WILL WIN: THE HURT LOCKER
SHOULD WIN: INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

*Inglourious Basterds is one of the greatest films of all time – yeah, I said it. Read why here.*

BEST DIRECTOR

BEST ACTOR

BEST ACTRESS

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

WILL WIN: Mo’NiquePRECIOUS
SHOULD WIN: Anna KendrickUP IN THE AIR

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

WILL WIN: UP
SHOULD WIN: UP

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

WILL WIN: INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS
SHOULD WIN: INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

WILL WIN: UP IN THE AIR
SHOULD WIN: UP IN THE AIR

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

WILL WIN: AVATAR
SHOULD WIN: INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

BEST FILM EDITING

WILL WIN: THE HURT LOCKER
SHOULD WIN: INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

WILL WIN: AVATAR
SHOULD WIN: AVATAR

BEST ART DIRECTION

WILL WIN: AVATAR
SHOULD WIN: AVATAR

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

WILL WIN: THE YOUNG VICTORIA
SHOULD WIN: THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS

BEST MAKE-UP

WILL WIN: STAR TREK
SHOULD WIN: STAR TREK

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

WILL WIN: UP
SHOULD WIN: UP

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

WILL WIN: The Weary Kind – CRAZY HEART
SHOULD WIN: The Weary Kind – CRAZY HEART

BEST SOUND EDITING

WILL WIN: AVATAR
SHOULD WIN: AVATAR

BEST SOUND MIXING:

WILL WIN: THE HURT LOCKER
SHOULD WIN: THE HURT LOCKER

And now for the categories where I’ve seen absolutely none of the nominated pictures. I know. “Naughty film reviewer!”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

WILL WIN: THE WHITE RIBBON

BEST DOCUMENTARY

WILL WIN: THE COVE

BEST DOCUMENTARY: SHORT SUBJECT

WILL WIN: THE LAST TRUCK: CLOSING OF A GM PLANT

BEST SHORT FILM: ANIMATED

WILL WIN: A MATTER OF LOAF AND DEATH

BEST SHORT FILM: LIVE ACTION

WILL WIN: MIRACLE FISH

You can check out the entire list of nominees here.

You can find the winners of our Quickflix Oscar poll here.

Once again, you can follow me as I live-blog all the winners here on the Quickflix Blog and also on Twitter.

Discuss: And your final Oscar predictions are?

One Response to “Final Academy Award predictions!”

  1. Simon, I have no love for Tarantino and I think I'll win. Best Picture: THE HURT LOCKERActor: Jeff BridgesActress: Sandra BullockSup Actor: Christoph WaltzSup Actor: Mo’NiqueAnimated Feature: UpArt Direction: AvatarCinematography: The White RibbonCostume Design: The Young VictoriaDirecting: Kath Bigelow – The Hurt LockerDocumentary Feature: The CoveDocumentary Short: The Last TruckFilm Editing: The Hurt LockerForeign Language Film: The White RibbonMakeup: Il DivoOriginal Score: UpOriginal Song: Crazy HeartShort Film Animated: Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping BeautyShort Film Live Action: KaviSound Editing: AvatarSound Mixing: The Hurt LockerVisual Effects: AvatarAdapted Screenplay: Up in the AirOriginal Screenplay: The Hurt Locker

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