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My Fearless Oscar Nomination Predictions

January 9, 2013

Tomorrow morning at the crack of butt in L.A., the Academy Award nominations will be announced. Here are my picks for who’ll make the cut for the major categories, in descending order of likelihood (you can click on the highlighted links for reviews and/or interviews):

BEST PICTURE

Zero Dark Thirty

Lincoln

Argo

Life of Pi

Django Unchained

Les Miserables

Silver Linings Playbook

Beasts of the Southern Wild

The Master

Skyfall

Films_3-1_jpg_737813tBEST DIRECTOR

Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Ben Affleck, Argo

Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

Longshots: Tom Hooper, Les Miserables; David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook; Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master

300_2530919BEST ACTOR

Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

John Hawkes, The Sessions

Denzel Washington, Flight

Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

Longshots: Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson; Joaquin Phoenix, The Master; Liam Neeson, The Grey

tumblr_medfvbZB7e1r47zngBEST ACTRESS

Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Helen Mirren, Hitchcock

Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone

Longshots: Emmanuelle Riva, Amour; Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild; Rachel Weisz, Deep Blue Sea

597839551_Alan_Arkin__Argo_gallery_primary_answer_5_xlargeBEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Alan Arkin, Argo

Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook

Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Longshots: Javier Bardem, Skyfall; Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained; Matthew McConaughey, Magic Mike

anne-hathaway-les-miserablesBEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Sally Field, Lincoln

Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Helen Hunt, The Sessions

Maggie Smith, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Amy Adams, The Master

Longshots: Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy; Ann Dowd, Compliance; Laura Linney, Hyde Park on Hudson

Who are your picks for Oscar nominations this year? Post a comment!

 

 

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