Tuesday, February 17, 2009

And the Oscar goes to...

A bonus post this week. Oscar predictions? Well, here's who I'd like to win with an acknowledgment of where I think others might pip it due to sympathy etc... no doubt I'll be way off...

Best Film - Slumdog Millionaire

Best Director - Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actor - Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler

Best Actress - Angelina Jolie, Changeling (though Kate Winslett will probably get it)

Best Supporting Actor - Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight

Best Supporting Actress - Penelope Cruz, Vicky Christina Barcelona (though Marisa Tomei may well get it for The Wrestler)

Best adapted screenplay - Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire

Best original screenplay - In Bruges, Martin McDonagh

Best Cinematography - Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire (though Claudio Miranda may well win for Benjamin Button)

Best Editing - Chris Dickens, Slumdog Millionaire

Best Achievement in Art Direction - Donald Graham Burt, Victor J. Zolfo, Benjain Button
(though I hope Nathan Crowley gets it for Dark Knight as he's my mate)

Best Costume Design - Michael O'Connor, The Duchess

Best Make Up - Greg Cannom, Benjamin Button

Best Original Score - AJ Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire

Best Original Song - AJ Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire

Best Achievement in Sound - Ian Tapp, Richard Prkye, Resul Pookutty, Slumdog Millionaire

Best Achievement in sound editing - Richard King, The Dark Knight

Best Achivement in Visual Effects - Eric Barba et al, Benjamin Button

Best Animated Feature Film - Wall E

Best Foreign Language Film - Waltzing with Bashir (Israel)

Best Documentary - Man on Wire (UK)

Best Documentary Short - Absolutely no idea
Best Animated Short - Absolutely no idea
Best live short - Absolutely no idea

We shall see...


Colin Bradley said...

Blimey, am still trying to find time to write my review of Withnail. No hope of listing my favourites for the Oscars, I'm afraid. But will be interesting to see how close you were with your predictions.

Graham said...

Good luck with the Op - no rush to get back to training, you just take a rest and put your feet up. Maybe then I'll be able to catch you on the hills !