Oscarfever! ’09!

After my poor performance with last year’s predictions, I’m going to have to win my theatre’s Oscar pool this year or no one will cheat by copying my ballots anymore. First is who I would give the award to, then who I think will win. The Oscar nominees can be found all over the place, the nominees for my awards can be found here.

Best Picture:

The End: WALL-E
Oscar: Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director:

The End: Andrew Stanton, WALL-E
Oscar: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire

Actor:

The End: Benicio Del Toro, Che
Oscar: Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

Actress:

The End: Sally Hawkins, Happy Go Lucky
Oscar: Kate Winslet, The Reader

Supporting Actor:

The End: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Oscar: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight

Supporting Actress:

The End: Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married
Oscar: Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Original Screenplay:

The End: Nina Paley, Sita Sings The Blues
Oscar: Dustin Lance Black, Milk

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: Wong Kar-wai, Ashes Of Time Redux
Oscar: Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire

Foreign Language Film:

The End: Waltz With Bashir
Oscar: Waltz With Bashir

Documentary Feature:

The End: Waltz With Bashir
Oscar: Man On Wire

Animated Feature:

The End: WALL-E
Oscar: WALL-E

Film Editing:

The End: WALL-E
Oscar: Slumdog Millionaire

Cinematography:

The End: Danielle Feinberg and Jeremy Lasky, WALL-E
Oscar: Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire

Art Direction:

The End: WALL-E
Oscar: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Costume Design:

The End: Rachel Getting Married
Oscar: The Duchess

Make-Up:

The End: Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Oscar: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Sound:

The End: WALL-E
Oscar: WALL-E

Sound Effects Editing:

The End: WALL-E
Oscar: WALL-E

Visual Effects:

The End: Speed Racer
Oscar: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Original Score:

The End: Thomas Newman, WALL-E
Oscar: Slumdog Millionaire

Original Song:

The End: “Down To Earth”, Peter Gabriel, WALL-E
Oscar: “Down To Earth”, Peter Gabriel, WALL-E

Live-Action Short:

The End: NA
Oscar: New Boy

Animated Short:

The End: Presto
Oscar: Presto

Documentary Short:

The End: NA
Oscar: The Witness – From The Balcony Of Room 306

Soundtrack:

The End: Gonzo: the Life And Work Of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

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