Oscarfever! ’08


Gonna zip right through this, as I’ve a Sonics game to watch. So no pictures! Here’s how it works: I guess who will win, then I tell you who I would give it to, whether they were nominated or not.

Best Picture:

Will win: No Country For Old Men
Should Win: The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Best Director:

Will win: Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will Be Blood
Should win: Todd Haynes, I’m Not There

Best Actor:

Will win: Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood
Should win: Cillian Murphy, The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Best Actress:

Will win: Ellen Page, Juno
Should win: Tang Wei, Lust, Caution

Best Supporting Actor:

Will win: Javier Bardem, No Country For Old Men
Should win: Bardem

Best Supporting Actress:

Will win: Cate Blanchett, I’m Not There
Should win: tie between Blanchett and Tilda Swinton, Michael Clayton

Original Screenplay:

Will win: Diabolo Cody, Juno
Should win: Paul Laverty, The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Adapted Screenplay:

Will win: Joel & Ethan Coen, No Country For Old Men
Should win: The Coen bros.

Animated Film:

Will win: Ratatouille
Should win: Ratatouille

Art Direction:

Will win: There Will Be Blood
Should win: The Darjeeling Limited

Cinematography:

Will win: Roger Deakins, No Country For Old Men
Should win: Gokhan Tiryaki, Climates

Costume Design:

Will win: Sweeny Todd
Should win: The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Documentary Feature:

Will win: No End In Sight
Should win: Helvetica

Documentary Short:

Will win: Salim Baba
Should win: NA

Film Editing:

Will win: No Country For Old Men
Should win: I’m Not There

Foreign Language Film:

Will win: The Counterfeiters
Should win: Still Life

Makeup:

Will win: La vie en rose
Should win: Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End

Original Score:

Will win: Ratatouille
Should win: There Will Be Blood

Original Song:

Will win: Falling Slowly, Once
Should win: Does “I’m Not There” or “Can’t Leave Her Behind” count?

Animated Short:

Will win: Peter And The Wolf
Should win: NA

Live Short:

Will win: Le Mozart des pickpockets
Should win: NA

Sound Editing:

Will win: No Country For Old Men
Should win: I’m Not There

Sound Mixing:

Will win: No Country For Old Men
Should win: I’m Not There

Visual Effects:

Will win: Transformers
Should win: 300

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3 thoughts on “Oscarfever! ’08

  1. Yeah, I cheated…I only disagreed with you on makeup, but apparently you were right! blast! I never would have kept the money anyways, I just thought it might be funny to make you nervous before I gave you $2.. Sorry to make you sweat!-Amber 🙂

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  2. I know! But you usually do..I was doing research and figured all I had to do to win was get one more right than you…I should have stuck with my change of costume and director

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