Monday, February 1, 2010

My Oscar Nomination Predictions

Tomorrow morning, the 2009 Academy Award Nominations will be announced. I usually don’t do predictions on nominations, but this year, I’m feeling lucky. Let’s see how good my instincts are:

Best Picture:
A Single Man
An Education
District 9
The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Up In The Air

Best Director:
Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker
James Cameron – Avatar
Lee Daniels – Precious
Jason Reitman – Up In The Air
Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds

Best Actor:
Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart
George Clooney - Up In The Air
Colin Firth - A Single Man
Morgan Freeman - Invictus
Jeremy Renner - The Hurt Locker

Best Actress:
Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
Helen Mirren – The Last Station
Carey Mulligan – An Education
Gabourey Sidibe – Precious
Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia

Best Supporting Actor:
Woody Harrelson – The Messenger
Alfred Molina – An Education
Christopher Plummer – The Last Station
Stanley Tucci – The Lovely Bones (or Julie & Julia)
Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress:
Marion Cotillard – Nine
Vera Farmiga – Up In The Air
Anna Kendrick – Up In The Air
Julianne Moore – A Single Man
Mo’Nique – Precious

Let’s see how I do. And share your predictions in comments if you’re so inclined.

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