Amph The Oscar Prediction Thread: the Winner!

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  1. emporergerner Jedi Master

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    Thanks!

    I'm truly surprised, I thought the Kings Speech would bury me.
  2. WookatMe Jedi Grand Master

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    Considering I have did not see most of the movies nominated I am happy with 11.
  3. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    Congrats, emperor! I actually anticipated that there wouldn't be any sweeps and I was mostly right. Good for Inception that it got the recognition it did.
  4. Nevermind Jedi Grand Master

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    Okay, each year we run an Oscar prediction race; the winner wins a week of colours.

    Post your predictions here. The one who gets the largest number of accurate predictions, wins. It's not whom you want to win; it's whom you think will win.

    The Nominations:

    Best Picture

    "The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer
    "The Descendants" Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers
    "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Scott Rudin, Producer
    "The Help" Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers
    "Hugo" Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers
    "Midnight in Paris" Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers
    "Moneyball" Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz an Brad Pitt, Producers
    "The Tree of Life" Nominees to be determined
    "War Horse" Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers


    Actor in a Leading Role

    Demián Bichir in "A Better Life"
    George Clooney in "The Descendants"
    Jean Dujardin in "The Artist"
    Gary Oldman in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
    Brad Pitt in "Moneyball"


    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Kenneth Branagh in "My Week with Marilyn"
    Jonah Hill in "Moneyball"
    Nick Nolte in "Warrior"
    Christopher Plummer in "Beginners"
    Max von Sydow in "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"


    Actress in a Leading Role

    Glenn Close in "Albert Nobbs"
    Viola Davis in "The Help"
    Rooney Mara in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
    Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady"
    Michelle Williams in "My Week with Marilyn"

    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Bérénice Bejo in "The Artist"
    Jessica Chastain in "The Help"
    Melissa McCarthy in "Bridesmaids"
    Janet McTeer in "Albert Nobbs"
    Octavia Spencer in "The Help"

    Animated Feature Film

    "A Cat in Paris" Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli
    "Chico & Rita" Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal
    "Kung Fu Panda 2" Jennifer Yuh Nelson
    "Puss in Boots" Chris Miller
    "Rango" Gore Verbinski

    Art Direction

    "The Artist" Production Design: Laurence Bennett; Set Decoration: Robert Gould
    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan
    "Hugo" Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
    "Midnight in Paris" Production Design: Anne Seibel; Set Decoration: Hélène Dubreuil
    "War Horse" Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Lee Sandales

    Cinematography

    "The Artist" Guillaume Schiffman
    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Jeff Cronenweth
    "Hugo" Robert Richardson
    "The Tree of Life" Emmanuel Lubezki
    "War Horse" Janusz Kaminski

    Costume Design

    "Anonymous" Lisy Christl
    "The Artist" Mark Bridges
    "Hugo" Sandy Powell
    "Jane Eyre" Michael O'Connor
    "W.E." Arianne Phillips

    Directing

    "The Artist" Michel Hazanavicius
    "The Descendants" Alexander Payne
    "Hugo" Martin Scorsese
    "Midnight in Paris" Woody Allen
    "The Tree of Life" Terrence Malick

    Documentary (Feature)

    "Hell and Back Again" Danfung Dennis and Mike Lerner
    "If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front" Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
    "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
    "Pina" Wim Wenders and Gian-Piero Ringel
    "Undefeated" TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas

    Documentary (Short Subject)

    "The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement" Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin
    "God Is the Bigger Elvis" Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson
    "Incident in New Baghdad"James Spione
    "Saving Face" Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
    "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen

    Film Editing

    "The Artist" Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius
    "The Descendants" Kevin Tent
    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall
    "Hugo" Thelma Schoonmaker
    "Moneyball" Christopher Tellefsen

    Foreign Language Film

    "Bullhead" Belgium
    "Footnote" Israel
    "In Darkness" Poland
    "Monsieur Lazhar" Canada
    "A Separation" Iran

    Makeup

    "Albert Nobbs" Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston and Matthew W. Mungle
    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
    "The Iron Lady" Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland

    Music (Original Score)

    "The Adventures of Tintin" John Williams
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    Fun, fun, fun. I never win these and I have colors already, but I love to participate anyway!

    Best Picture

    "The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer
    "The Descendants" Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers
    "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Scott Rudin, Producer
    "The Help" Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers
    "Hugo" Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers
    "Midnight in Paris" Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers
    "Moneyball" Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz an Brad Pitt, Producers
    "The Tree of Life" Nominees to be determined
    "War Horse" Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers

    The Artist

    Actor in a Leading Role

    Demián Bichir in "A Better Life"
    George Clooney in "The Descendants"
    Jean Dujardin in "The Artist"
    Gary Oldman in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
    Brad Pitt in "Moneyball"

    George Clooney

    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Kenneth Branagh in "My Week with Marilyn"
    Jonah Hill in "Moneyball"
    Nick Nolte in "Warrior"
    Christopher Plummer in "Beginners"
    Max von Sydow in "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"

    Jonah Hill

    Actress in a Leading Role

    Glenn Close in "Albert Nobbs"
    Viola Davis in "The Help"
    Rooney Mara in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
    Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady"
    Michelle Williams in "My Week with Marilyn"

    Meryl Streep

    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Bérénice Bejo in "The Artist"
    Jessica Chastain in "The Help"
    Melissa McCarthy in "Bridesmaids"
    Janet McTeer in "Albert Nobbs"
    Octavia Spencer in "The Help"

    Octavia Spencer

    Animated Feature Film

    "A Cat in Paris" Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli
    "Chico & Rita" Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal
    "Kung Fu Panda 2" Jennifer Yuh Nelson
    "Puss in Boots" Chris Miller
    "Rango" Gore Verbinski

    Rango

    Art Direction

    "The Artist" Production Design: Laurence Bennett; Set Decoration: Robert Gould
    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan
    "Hugo" Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
    "Midnight in Paris" Production Design: Anne Seibel; Set Decoration: Hélène Dubreuil
    "War Horse" Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Lee Sandales

    The Artist

    Cinematography

    "The Artist" Guillaume Schiffman
    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Jeff Cronenweth
    "Hugo" Robert Richardson
    "The Tree of Life" Emmanuel Lubezki
    "War Horse" Janusz Kaminski

    The Tree of Life

    Costume Design

    "Anonymous" Lisy Christl
    "The Artist" Mark Bridges
    "Hugo" Sandy Powell
    "Jane Eyre" Michael O'Connor
    "W.E." Arianne Phillips

    Jane Eyre

    Directing

    "The Artist" Michel Hazanavicius
    "The Descendants" Alexander Payne
    "Hugo" Martin Scorsese
    "Midnight in Paris" Woody Allen
    "The Tree of Life" Terrence Malick

    Martin Scorsese

    Documentary (Feature)

    "Hell and Back Again" Danfung Dennis and Mike Lerner
    "If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front" Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
    "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
    "Pina" Wim Wenders and Gian-Piero Ringel
    "Undefeated" TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas

    Undefeated

    Documentary (Short Subject)

    "The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement" Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin
    "God Is the Bigger Elvis" Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson
    "Incident in New Baghdad"James Spione
    "Saving Face" Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
    "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen

    The Tsunami & the Cherry Blossom

    Film Editing

    "The Artist" Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius
    "The Descendants" Kevin Tent
    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall
    "Hugo" Thelma Schoonmaker
    "Moneyball" Christopher Tellefsen

    Moneyball

    Foreign Language Film

    "Bullhead" Belgium
    "Footnote" Israel
    "In Darkness" Poland
    "Monsieur Lazhar" Canada
    "A Separation" Iran

    A Separation

    Makeup

    "Albert Nobbs" Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston and Matthew W. Mungle
    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Edouard F. Henriques, Gregor
  6. The_Four_Dot_Elipsis Force Ghost

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    Best Picture

    "The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer


    Actor in a Leading Role

    George Clooney in "The Descendants"


    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Christopher Plummer in "Beginners"


    Actress in a Leading Role

    Viola Davis in "The Help"


    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Octavia Spencer in "The Help"


    Animated Feature Film

    "Rango" Gore Verbinski


    Art Direction

    "Hugo" Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo


    Cinematography

    "The Tree of Life" Emmanuel Lubezki


    Costume Design

    "Hugo" Sandy Powell


    Directing

    "The Artist" Michel Hazanavicius


    Documentary (Feature)

    "Pina" Wim Wenders and Gian-Piero Ringel


    Documentary (Short Subject)

    "Incident in New Baghdad"James Spione


    Film Editing

    "The Artist" Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius


    Foreign Language Film

    "A Separation" Iran


    Makeup

    "The Iron Lady" Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland


    Music (Original Score)

    "The Artist" Ludovic Bource


    Music (Original Song)

    "Man or Muppet" from "The Muppets" Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie


    Short Film (Animated)

    "A Morning Stroll" Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe



    Short Film (Live Action)

    "Pentecost" Peter McDonald and Eimear O'Kane


    Sound Editing

    "Hugo" Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty


    Sound Mixing

    "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce and Bo Persson


    Visual Effects

    "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White and Daniel Barrett


    Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

    "The Descendants" Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash


    Writing (Original Screenplay)

    "The Artist" Written by Michel Hazanavicius



    God help us all.
  7. Nevermind Jedi Grand Master

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    Don't you think after "Life is Beautiful", the Academy would avoid another one?
  8. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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    Nah, I'm with Four Dot on this one - expect disappointment.
  9. The_Four_Dot_Elipsis Force Ghost

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    To be fair, most of the disappointment already came packaged with the nominations.

    And I'm not entirely sure I get the Life is Beautiful reference...?
  10. Nevermind Jedi Grand Master

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    A MOR foreign movie gets too much love...
  11. The_Four_Dot_Elipsis Force Ghost

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    I guess I don't get the hate for Life is Beautiful. Sticking a comedian in the middle of a concentration camp, and he turns the whole ordeal into a game for his kid? That film has brass balls. It's ten times the film The Artist is.

    And besides, it only snagged Best Actor of the major awards. La Vie on Rose managed the same feat in the opposite gender, and that's kinda a piece of crap.
  12. Nevermind Jedi Grand Master

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    "La Vie *en* Rose"...
  13. The_Four_Dot_Elipsis Force Ghost

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    Yes, that would be a typographical error, methinks.
  14. Nevermind Jedi Grand Master

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    Phonetic spelling, hein?
  15. The_Four_Dot_Elipsis Force Ghost

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    Yes, we'll say it's that. Or it's the porno version, I guess.
  16. Nevermind Jedi Grand Master

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  17. SithLordDarthRichie London CR

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    The Artist will and should win the Best Film award, Clooney & Streep will get the acting gongs.

  18. Nevermind Jedi Grand Master

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    No, no, no, use the list of all nominations and predict *everything*...
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    Best Picture

    "The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer


    Actor in a Leading Role

    George Clooney in "The Descendants"

    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Christopher Plummer in "Beginners"


    Actress in a Leading Role

    Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady"

    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Melissa McCarthy in "Bridesmaids"

    Animated Feature Film

    "Puss in Boots" Chris Miller

    Art Direction

    "Hugo" Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

    Cinematography

    "War Horse" Janusz Kaminski

    Costume Design

    "The Artist" Mark Bridges

    Directing

    "Hugo" Martin Scorsese

    Documentary (Feature)

    "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory" Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs

    Documentary (Short Subject)

    "Incident in New Baghdad"James Spione

    Film Editing

    "Hugo" Thelma Schoonmaker

    Foreign Language Film

    "In Darkness" Poland

    Makeup

    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng

    Music (Original Score)

    "War Horse" John Williams

    Music (Original Song)

    "Man or Muppet" from "The Muppets" Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie

    Short Film (Animated)

    "La Luna" Enrico Casarosa

    Short Film (Live Action)

    "The Shore" Terry George and Oorlagh George

    Sound Editing

    "War Horse" Richard Hymns and Gary Rydstrom

    Sound Mixing
    "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Peter J. Devlin


    Visual Effects

    "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White and Daniel Barrett

    Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

    "The Descendants" Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash

    Writing (Original Screenplay)

    "The Artist" Written by Michel Hazanavicius
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    Best Picture

    "The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer

    Actor in a Leading Role

    George Clooney in "The Descendants"

    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Christopher Plummer in "Beginners"

    Actress in a Leading Role

    Viola Davis in "The Help"

    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Octavia Spencer in "The Help"

    Animated Feature Film

    "Rango" Gore Verbinski

    Art Direction

    "Hugo" Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

    Cinematography

    "War Horse" Janusz Kaminski

    Costume Design

    "Jane Eyre" Michael O'Connor

    Directing

    "The Descendants" Alexander Payne

    Documentary (Feature)

    "Undefeated" TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas

    Documentary (Short Subject)

    "The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement" Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin

    Film Editing

    "Hugo" Thelma Schoonmaker

    Foreign Language Film

    "A Separation" Iran

    Makeup

    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng

    Music (Original Score)

    "War Horse" John Williams

    Music (Original Song)

    "Man or Muppet" from "The Muppets" Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie

    Short Film (Animated)

    "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg

    Short Film (Live Action)

    "Time Freak" Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey

    Sound Editing

    "Drive" Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis

    Sound Mixing

    "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Peter J. Devlin

    Visual Effects

    "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White and Daniel Barrett

    Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

    "The Descendants" Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash

    Writing (Original Screenplay)

    "Midnight in Paris" Written by Woody Allen
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    Best Picture

    "The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer

    Actor in a Leading Role

    Jean Dujardin in "The Artist"

    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Christopher Plummer in "Beginners"

    Actress in a Leading Role

    Viola Davis in "The Help"

    Actress in a Supporting Role

    Octavia Spencer in "The Help"

    Animated Feature Film

    "Rango" Gore Verbinski

    Art Direction

    "Hugo" Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

    Cinematography

    "The Tree of Life" Emmanuel Lubezki

    Costume Design

    "Jane Eyre" Michael O'Connor

    Directing

    "The Artist" Michel Hazanavicius

    Documentary (Feature)

    "Undefeated" TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas

    Documentary (Short Subject)

    "Saving Face" Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

    Film Editing

    "The Artist" Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius

    Foreign Language Film

    "A Separation" Iran

    Makeup

    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng

    Music (Original Score)

    "The Artist" Ludovic Bource

    Music (Original Song)

    "Man or Muppet" from "The Muppets" Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie

    Short Film (Animated)

    "La Luna" Enrico Casarosa

    Short Film (Live Action)

    "Raju" Max Zähle and Stefan Gieren

    Sound Editing

    "Drive" Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis

    Sound Mixing

    "War Horse" Gary Rydstrom, Andy Nelson, Tom Johnson and Stuart Wilson

    Visual Effects

    "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White and Daniel Barrett

    Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

    "The Descendants" Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash

    Writing (Original Screenplay)

    "The Artist" Written by Michel Hazanavicius