Thursday, 17 January 2013

My Prediction Of The 85th Annual Academy Awards Winners (OSCARS)

oscars, 85th academy awards 2013
The Golden Globe Awards Winners have been established, it is time for us to move on to the "main dish", which is the Oscars. The Academy Awards 2013 will be conducted on 24th February 2013 at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center.

Meanwhile, let's take a look at the nominees for all the 24 categories. This year, Lincoln earned  a leading 12 nominations followed by Lee Ang's Life Of Pi (11 nominees). Both Les Miserables and Silver Linings Playbook are tied at 8 nominees each. 

Following the tradition of Golden Globe winners prediction, I am going to do the same for the Oscars winners (my predictions are highlighted in yellow). Wish me luck!;-) 

1. Best Motion Picture
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Misérables
Life of Pi
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

2. Achievement In Directing
Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Michael Haneke, Amour
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

3. Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Denzel Washington, Flight
Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master

4. Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Naomi Watts, The Impossible
Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

5. Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin, Argo
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

6. Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams, The Master
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Helen Hunt, The Sessions
Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook
Sally Field, Lincoln

7. Best Animated Feature Film
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Wreck-It Ralph

8. Original Screenplay
Amour, Michael Haneke
Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino
Flight, John Gatins
Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola
Zero Dark Thirty, Mark Boal

9. Adapted Screenplay
Argo, Chris Terrio
Beasts of the Southern Wild, Lucy Alibar and Benh Zeitlin
Life of Pi, David Magee
Lincoln, Tony Kushner
Silver Linings Playbook, David O. Russell

10. Best Foreign-Language Film
A Royal Affair (Denmark)
Amour (Austria)
No (Chile)
War Witch (Canada)
Kontiki (Norway)

11. Original Score
Anna Karenina, Dario Marianelli
Argo, Alexandre Desplat
Life of Pi, Mychael Danna
Lincoln, John Williams
Skyfall, Thomas Newman

12. Original Song
"Before My Time," J. Ralph; Chasing Ice
"Everybody Needs a Best Friend," Walter Murphy and Seth McFarlane; Ted
"Pi's Lullaby," Mychael Danna and Bombay Jayashri; Life of Pi
"Skyfall," Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth; Skyfall
"Suddenly," Claude-Michel Schönberg, Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boulil; Les Misérables

13. Achievement in Production Direction
Anna Karenina
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Misérables
Life of Pi

14. Achievement in Cinematography
Anna Karenina, Seamus McGarvey
Django Unchained, Robert Richardson
Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda
Lincoln, Janusz Kaminski
Skyfall, Roger Deakins

15. Achievement in Costume Design
Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran
Les Misérables, Paco DelgadoLincoln, Joanna Johnston
Mirror Mirror, Eiko Ishioka
Snow White and the Huntsman, Colleen Atwood

16. Best Documentary Feature
5 Broken Cameras
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
Searching for a Sugar Man

17. Best Documentary Short Subject
Kings Point
Mondays at Racine
Open Heart

18. Achievement in Film Editing
Life of Pi
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

19. Achievement in Makeup & Hairstyling
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Misérables

20. Best Animated Short Film
Adam and Dog
Fresh Guacamole
Head Over Heels
Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare"

21. Best Live-Action Short Film
Buzkashi Boys
Death of a Shadow

22. Achievement in Sound Editing
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Zero Dark Thirty

23. Achievement in Sound Mixing
Les Misérables
Life of Pi

24. Achievement in Visual Effects
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Marvel's The Avengers
Snow White and the Huntsman

What is your prediction? Feel free to share your view in the comment section.


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