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#21 of 66 OFFLINE   Brian.L

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Posted February 21 2007 - 02:46 PM

What I think should win (where I have seen enough of the movies in questions) and what I think will win. Keep in mind that I haven't seen a few of the nominees (e.g. The Queen, Letters from Iwo Jima, Little Children, Venus) so what I think *should* win could change.

BEST PICTURE
Babel
The Departed
Letters from Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen

BEST ACTOR
Leonardo DiCaprio - BLOOD DIAMOND
Ryan Gosling - HALF NELSON
Peter O'Toole - VENUS
Will Smith - PUSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
Forest Whitaker - LAST KING OF SCOTLAND

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Alan Arkin - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE (though I think I might end up going with JEH when I see Little Children)
Jackie Earle Haley - LITTLE CHILDREN
Djimon Honsou - BLOOD DIAMOND
Eddie Murphy - DREAMGIRLS
Mark Wahlberg - THE DEPARTED

BEST ACTRESS
Penélope Cruz - VOLVER
Judi Dench - NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Helen Mirren - THE QUEEN
Meryl Streep - DEVIL WEARS PRADA
Kate WINSLET - LITTLE CHILDREN
Haven't seen enough of these films to know what I would like to see win

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Adrianna Baraza - BABEL
Cate Blanchett - NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Abigail Breslin - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Jennifer Hudson - DREAMGIRLS
Rinko Kikuchi - BABEL

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
CARS - John Lassetar
HAPPY FEET - George Miller
MONSTER HOUSE - Gil Kenan

ART DIRECTION
Dreamgirls - John Mayer, Nancy Haigh
The Good Shepherd - Jeannie Oppewaal, Gretchen Rau, Leslie E. Rollins
Pan's Labyrinth - Eugenio Caballero, Pilar Revuelta (I also think this should win)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - Rick Heinrichs, Cheryl A Carasik
The Prestige - Nathan Crowley, Julie Ochipinti

CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Black Dahlia - Vilmos Zsigmond
Children of Men - Emmanuel Lubeski (I also think this should win)
The Illusionist - Dick Pope
Pan's Labyrinth - Guillermo Navarro
The Prestige - Wally Pfister

COSTUME DESIGN
Curse of the Golden Flower - Yee Chung Man
The Devil Wears Prada - Patricia Field
Dreamgirls - Sharen Davis
Marie Antoinette - Milena Canonero
The Queen - Consolata Boyle

BEST DIRECTOR
Clint Eastwood - LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA
Stephen Frears - THE QUEEN
Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu - BABEL
Paul Greengrass - UNITED 93
Martin Scorsese - THE DEPARTED

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Deliver us from Evil
An Inconvenient Truth
Iraq in Fragments
Jesus Camp
My Country, My Country
Haven't seen enough to know what I think should win

EDITING
Babel - Stephen Mirrione, Douglas Crise
Blood Diamond - Steven Rosenblum
Children of Men - Alex Rodriguez, Alfonso Cuarón
The Departed - Thelma Schoonmaker
United 93 - Clare Douglas, Christopher Rouse, Richard Pearson

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Denmark - AFTER THE WEDDING
Algeria - DAYS OF GLORY
Germany - LIVES OF OTHERS
Mexico - PAN'S LABYRINTH
Canada - WATER
Have only seen Pan's Labyrinth

MAKEUP
Apocalypto - Aldo Signoretti, Vittorio Sodano
Click - Kazuhiro Tsuji and Bill Corso
Pan's Labyrinth - David Marti and Montse Ribe (PL will at least get this)

MUSIC - ORIGINAL SCORE
Gustavo Santaolalla - BABEL
Thomas Newman - The GOOD GERMAN
Philip Glass - NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Javier Navarette - PAN'S LABYRINTH
Alexandre Desplat - THE QUEEN
Not sure what I think should win...I'd have to listen closer

MUSIC - ORIGINAL SONG
"I need to Wake up" - An Inconvenient Truth
"Listen" - Dreamgirls
"Love You I Do" - Dreamgirls
"Our Town" - Cars
"Patience" - Dreamgirls
I don't really like any of these.

SOUND EDITING
Apocalypto - Sean McCormack, Kami Asgar
Blood Diamond - Lon Bender
Flags of Our Fathers - Alan Robert Murray, Bub Asman
Letters from Iwo Jima - Alan robert Murray
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - Christopher Boyes, George Watters II
This is a total guess

SOUND MIXING
Apocalypto - Kevin O' Connell, Greg P. Russell, Fernando Camara
Blood Diamond - Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, Ivan Sharrock
Dreamgirls - Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer, Willie Burton
Flags of Our Fathers - John Reitz, Dave Campbell, Gregg Rudloff, Walt Martin
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - Paul Massey, Christopher Boyes, Lee Orloff

VISUAL EFFECTS
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson, Allen Hall
Poseidon - Boyd Shermis, Kim Libreri, Chaz Jarrett, John Frazier (A crap movie but good special effects)
Superman Returns - Mark Stetson, Neil Corbould, Richard R. Hoover, Jon Thum

BEST WRITING - ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
BORAT - Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Peter Baynham, Dan Mazer
CHILDREN OF MEN - Alfonso Cuaron, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby
THE DEPARTED - William Monahan
LITTLE CHILDREN - Todd Field, Tom Perrotta
NOTES ON A SCANDAL - Patrick Marber

BEST WRITING - ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
BABEL - Guillermo Arriaga
LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA - Iris Yamashita, Paul Haggis
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE - Michael Arndt
PAN'S LABYRINTH - Guillermo del Toro
THE QUEEN - Peter Morgan
Haven't seen Letters or The Queen...
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Posted February 21 2007 - 05:03 PM

Films I've seen are in BLUE.

BEST PICTURE
WINNER: The Departed
Babel
Letters from Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen

ACTOR
WINNER:
Forest Whitaker - LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
Leonardo DiCaprio - BLOOD DIAMOND
Ryan Gosling - HALF NELSON
Peter O'Toole - VENUS
Will Smith - PUSUIT OF HAPPYNESS

SUPPORTING ACTOR
WINNER:
Eddie Murphy - DREAMGIRLS
Alan Arkin - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Jackie Earle Haley - LITTLE CHILDREN
Djimon Honsou - BLOOD DIAMOND
Mark Wahlberg - THE DEPARTED

ACTRESS
WINNER: Helen Mirren - THE QUEEN
Penélope Cruz - VOLVER
Judi Dench - NOTES ON A SCANDAL

Meryl Streep - DEVIL WEARS PRADA
Kate Winslet - LITTLE CHILDREN

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
WINNER: Jennifer Hudson - Dreamgirls
Adrianna Baraza - BABEL
Cate Blanchett - NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Abigail Breslin - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Rinko Kikuchi - BABEL

ANIMATED
WINNER: CARS - John Lassetar
HAPPY FEET - George Miller
MONSTER HOUSE - Gil Kenan


COSTUME
WINNER: Curse of the Golden Flower - Yee Chung Man
The Devil Wears Prada - Patricia Field
Dreamgirls - Sharen Davis
Marie Antoinette - Milena Canonero

The Queen - Consolata Boyle

DIRECTOR
WINNER: Martin Scorsese - THE DEPARTED
Clint Eastwood - LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA
Stephen Frears - THE QUEEN
Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu - BABEL
Paul Greengrass - UNITED 93

DOCUMENTARY
WINNER: An Inconvenient Truth
Deliver us from Evil

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Jesus Camp
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Posted February 22 2007 - 07:40 AM

Picture: The Departed
Director: Martin Scorsese, The Departed
Actor: Peter O'Toole, Venus
Actress: Helen Mirren, The Queen
Supporting Actor: Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine
Supporting Actress: Abagail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
Original Screenplay: Michael Arndt, Little Miss Sunshine
Adapted Screenplay: William Monohan, The Departed
Foreign Language Film: Pan's Labyrinth
Animated Feature Film: Cars
Documentary Feature: An Inconvienent Truth
Art Direction: Pan's Labyrinth
Cinemtography Children of Men
Editing: The Departed
Costume Design: Dreamgirls
Original Score: The Queen
Original Song: An Inconvienent Truth
Makeup: Pan's Labyrinth
Sound: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Sound Editing: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Visual Effects: Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man's Chest

Totals

The Departed: 4

Little Miss Sunshine: 3
Pan's Labyrinth: 3
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest: 3

An Inconvienent Truth: 2
The Queen: 2

Cars: 1
Children of Men: 1
Dreamgirls: 1
Venus: 1



I'm not going to bother predicting Doc Short, Animated Short and Live Action Short since I rarely ever see all of them anyways.

#24 of 66 OFFLINE   Tim Glover

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Posted February 22 2007 - 07:46 AM

I'm having a tough time giving my picks. What a strange, but certainly excellent year. The only film I haven't seen from the BP nominees is Letters From Iwo Jima. I will get my picks done by Friday or Saturday! Posted Image

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Posted February 22 2007 - 09:51 AM

BEST PICTURE The Departed BEST ACTOR Forest Whitaker - THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Alan Arkin - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE BEST ACTRESS Helen Mirren - THE QUEEN BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Jennifer Hudson - DREAMGIRLS BEST ANIMATED FEATURE HAPPY FEET - George Miller ART DIRECTION Pan's Labyrinth - Eugenio Caballero, Pilar Revuelta CINEMATOGRAPHY Children of Men - Emmanuel Lubeski COSTUME DESIGN Marie Antoinette - Milena Canonero BEST DIRECTOR Martin Scorsese - THE DEPARTED DOCUMENTARY FEATURE An Inconvenient Truth EDITING The Departed - Thelma Schoonmaker BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM Mexico - PAN'S LABYRINTH MAKEUP Pan's Labyrinth - David Marti and Montse Ribe MUSIC - ORIGINAL SCORE Alexandre Desplat - THE QUEEN MUSIC - ORIGINAL SONG "Listen" - Dreamgirls SOUND EDITING Apocalypto - Sean McCormack, Kami Asgar SOUND MIXING Apocalypto - Kevin O' Connell, Greg P. Russell, Fernando Camara VISUAL EFFECTS Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson, Allen Hall WRITING - ADAPTED SCREENPLAY THE DEPARTED - William Monahan WRITING - ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE - Michael Arndt ANIMATED SHORT The Little Matchgirl LIVE ACTION SHORT Helmer & Son DOCUMENTARY SHORT The Blood of Yingzhou District
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#26 of 66 OFFLINE   Lou Sytsma

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Posted February 22 2007 - 03:41 PM

Best Motion Picture of the Year: Little Miss Sunshine
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Forest Whitaker - LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Helen Mirren for The Queen
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Alan Arkin - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Adriana Barraza for Babel
Best Achievement in Directing: Paul Greengrass - UNITED 93
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: Babel
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published: Children of Men
Best Achievement in Cinematography: Children of Men
Best Achievement in Editing: Children of Men
Best Achievement in Art Direction: Pan's Labyrinth
Best Achievement in Costume Design: Dreamgirls
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score: Pan's Labyrinth
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song: Cars, "Our Town"
Best Achievement in Makeup: Apocalypto
Best Achievement in Sound: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Best Achievement in Sound Editing: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Best Achievement in Visual Effects: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Best Animated Feature Film of the Year: Cars
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year: Pan's Labyrinth
Best Short Film, Animated: The Little Matchgirl
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Posted February 23 2007 - 02:46 PM

As of Friday night, here are the leaders in each category:

Picture: Departed
Director: Scorsese
Actor: Whitaker
Actress: Mirren (She's gotten all the votes so far.)
Supporting Actor: Murphy
Supporting Actress: Hudson
Adapted Screenplay: The Departed
Original Screenplay: Little Miss Sunshine
Cinematography: Children of Men
Editing: The Departed
Art Direction: Pan's Labyrinth
Costume Design: Dreamgirls
Original Score: Tie between Pan's Labyrinth and The Queen
Original Song: Cars
Makeup: Pan's Labyrinth
Sound: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Sound Editing: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Visual Effects: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (This got every single vote so far.)
Animated Feature: Cars
Foreign Language: Pan's Labyrinth
Documentary: An Inconvienent Truth
Animated Short: The Little Match Girl
Documentary Short: Two Hands
Live Action Short: Tie between Helmer and Son and West Bank Story

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Posted February 23 2007 - 07:32 PM

Here are my predictions for the categories I'm following. The only nominated films I've seen are Dreamgirls and The Queen.

Best Motion Picture of the Year: The Queen
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Forest Whitaker - THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Helen Mirren - THE QUEEN
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Eddie Murphy - DREAMGIRLS
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Jennifer Hudson - DREAMGIRLS
Best Achievement in Directing: Stephen Frears - THE QUEEN (One can dream)
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: The Queen
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score: The Queen
Best Animated Feature Film of the Year: Happy Feet
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year: Pan's Labyrinth
Best Short Film, Animated: The Little Matchgirl
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#29 of 66 OFFLINE   Brent M

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Posted February 24 2007 - 09:09 AM

If Scorcese doesn't win Best Director this year the Oscars will be an absolute joke!
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Posted February 24 2007 - 09:41 AM

Best Motion Picture of the Year: The Departed Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Forest Whitaker Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Helen Mirren for The Queen Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Eddie Murphy Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Jennifer Hudson Best Achievement in Directing: Martin Scorsese for The Departed Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: Little Children Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published: The Departed Best Achievement in Cinematography: Children of Men Best Achievement in Editing: The Departed Best Achievement in Art Direction: Pan's Labyrinth Best Achievement in Costume Design: Dreamgirls Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score: Notes on a Scandal Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song: I Love You I Do Best Achievement in Makeup: Apocalypto Best Achievement in Sound: Dreamgirls Best Achievement in Sound Editing: Letters from Iwo Jima Best Achievement in Visual Effects: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Best Animated Feature Film of the Year: Cars Best Foreign Language Film of the Year: Pan's Labyrinth

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Posted February 24 2007 - 11:23 AM

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Posted February 24 2007 - 04:07 PM

I see a lot of wishful thinking, so I will go (mostly) with what I think will win, and maybe make a comment or two on who I think should. I'm also only posting on the categories I am interested in.

BEST PICTURE
Babel
The Departed
Letters from Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen

Why: Because the Academy loves Clint, and it's an interesting and very PC idea for a movie. Besides, it sounds like it is actually a good movie.


BEST ACTOR

Leonardo DiCaprio - BLOOD DIAMOND
Ryan Gosling - HALF NELSON
Peter O'Toole - VENUS
Will Smith - PUSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
Forest Whitaker - LAST KING OF SCOTLAND

Why:
Because the Academy and nearly everyone else seems to have accepted the delusion that imitating a real person is the highest form of acting. Nothing against Forest Whitaker, I just hate this trend. If I hear the line "He/She literally becomes the person" one more time, my head will explode.


BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Alan Arkin - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Jackie Earle Haley - LITTLE CHILDREN
Djimon Honsou - BLOOD DIAMOND
Eddie Murphy - DREAMGIRLS
Mark Wahlberg - THE DEPARTED

Why: Because I find the idea amusing and it will make for a great human interest story.


BEST ACTRESS
Penélope Cruz - VOLVER
Judi Dench - NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Helen Mirren - THE QUEEN
Meryl Streep - DEVIL WEARS PRADA
Kate WINSLET - LITTLE CHILDREN

Why: See Best Actor. Once again, nothing in the least against Helen Mirren, who is a wonderful actor.


BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Adrianna Baraza - BABEL
Cate Blanchett - NOTES ON A SCANDAL
Abigail Breslin - LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
Jennifer Hudson - DREAMGIRLS
Rinko Kikuchi - BABEL

Why: Hype


BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
CARS - John Lassetar
HAPPY FEET - George Miller
MONSTER HOUSE - Gil Kenan

Why: Because it is Pixar


CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Black Dahlia - Vilmos Zsigmond
Children of Men - Emmanuel Lubeski

The Illusionist - Dick Pope
Pan's Labyrinth - Guillermo Navarro
The Prestige - Wally Pfister

Why: Because it looks very impressive, and one foreign movie always has to win at least on of the larger Oscars. I also have to admit, it seems this will go to Children of Men instead, though I think what is most impressive about that film is the complex and extended scenes, particularly in the last 20 mminutes or so, than the literal cinematography
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BEST DIRECTOR
Clint Eastwood - LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA
Stephen Frears - THE QUEEN
Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu - BABEL
Paul Greengrass - UNITED 93
Martin Scorsese - THE DEPARTED

Why: I'm venturing out on a limb with this one. Clint already has enough Oscars, I hate to think of Scorsese finally winning with one of his more auto-pilot movies, and Iñarritu is simply the best director of the bunch, since Almodovar was snubbed.

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Deliver us from Evil
An Inconvenient Truth
Iraq in Fragments
Jesus Camp
My Country, My Country

Why: Backlash


BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Denmark - AFTER THE WEDDING
Algeria - DAYS OF GLORY
Germany - LIVES OF OTHERS
Mexico - PAN'S LABYRINTH
Canada - WATER

Why: Because it's damn good, and has gotten the most attention of any foreign film since Life is Beautiful.

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Posted February 25 2007 - 12:16 AM

My picks: Best Picture Little Miss Sunshine Best Director Martin Scorsese Best Actor Forest Whitaker Best Actress Helen Mirren Supporting Actor Eddie Murphy Supporting Acress Jennifer Hudson Foreign Language Film Pans Labyrinth Editing United 93 Original Screenplay Little Miss Sunshine Adapted Screenplay The Departed Visual Effects POTC Makeup Pans Labyrinth Animated Film Cars Cinematography The Illusionist Original Song Listen-Dreamgirls Original Score The Queen Best Art Direction Dreamgirls Sound Editing POTC Sound Mixing Dreamgirls Costume Design Marie Antoinette Documentary Feature An Inconvenient Truth Documentary Short Two Hands Animated Short Little Match Girl Live Action Short Eramos Pocos Tough Year
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Posted February 25 2007 - 01:47 AM

Word is Lucas, Speilberg and Coppola are presenting the best director award together. Speculation is because it is going to Scorcese.

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Posted February 25 2007 - 02:40 AM

Here are my choices in selected categories:

Best Picture--Little Miss Sunshine in an upset of sorts. It's a very good film, and given how AMPAS voters don't like overly violent films like The Departed for the most part....

Best Actor--Forrest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland. Whitaker literally becomes Idi Amin and is brilliant and totally convincing in the role.

Best Actress--Helen Mirren, The Queen. Mirren's performance is akin to what Whitaker did--she literally became Queen Elizabeth II and is brilliant and totally convincing in the role.

Best Supporting Actor--Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine. He could win it as a de facto "Lifetime Achievement Award," not to mention he was very good in this movie.

Best Supporting Actress--Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls. Once she starts singing, she literally takes over that film, no contest.

Best Director--Paul Greengrass, United 93 in a bit of an upset. It was Greengrass' direction that made United 93 such a rivetting film.

Best Animated Feature--Happy Feet in an upset. People want a break from Disney/Pixar winning more or less every year.... Posted Image

Best Feature Documentary--An Inconvenient Truth. Given Hollywood's views about this subject, it will likely win hands down.

Film Editing--United 93. It was that editing that made the film so amazingly gripping to watch.

Foreign Language Film--Pan's Labyrinth, if only it was popular with both moviegoers and critics.
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Posted February 25 2007 - 02:44 AM

Amen. Just the travishamockery of not having Children of Men up for Best pix proves that this and every other Oscar in the history of this world and a few others is a joke, stupid and far worse than any individual fan's pure genius list of "true" winners, none of which I have ever found outrageous or "wrong" in some manner. How all the different fans and their varied lists all get it right while the Oscars fumble about like morons is beyond me. You'd think it was logically impossible. My guesses: Best Motion Picture of the Year: The Departed (I agree with Tino that Sunshine is close, but this sort of seems tailor made for Marty). Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Whitaker (made to play that role) Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Helen Mirren (homerun) Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Alan Arkin (loveable surprise that took Sunshine to the Best Pix level) Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Adriana Barraza Best Achievement in Directing: Eastwood (only the repeat stigma holds him back) Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: Sunshine Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published: Departed (Children of Men is close I think) Best Achievement in Cinematography: Children of Men Best Achievement in Editing: United 93 Best Achievement in Art Direction: Pan's Labyrinth Best Achievement in Costume Design: Dreamgirls Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score: Pan's Labyrinth Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song: "Listen", Dreamgirls (Love You I Do is really close though, both stand way above the crowd by normal Best Song standards) Best Achievement in Makeup: Apocalypto Best Achievement in Sound: Pirates Best Achievement in Sound Editing: Flags Best Achievement in Visual Effects: Pirates Best Animated Feature Film of the Year: Cars Best Foreign Language Film of the Year: Pan's Labyrinth Best Short Film, Animated: The Little Matchgirl Best Short Film: Binta Best Doc: Inconvenient Truth Best Doc, Short: Leon Fleisher

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Posted February 25 2007 - 06:07 AM

Ya think? However, Seth deserves a Posted Image instead of a Posted Image

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Posted February 25 2007 - 06:28 AM

The winners will be: Best Picture: Babel Best Director: Martin Scorsese Best Actor: Forrest Whittaker Best Actress: Helen Mirren Best Supporting Actor: Eddie Murphy Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Hudson Best Original Screenplay: Babel Best Adapted Screenplay: The Departed Best Editing: The Departed Best Cinematography: Pan's Labyrinth Best Art Direction: Pan's Labyrinth Best Costume Design: Dreamgirls Best Foreign Language Film: Pan's Labyrinth Best Original Score: Pan's Labyrinth Best Original Song: Listen-Dreamgirls Best Makeup: Pan's Labyrinth Best Animated Feature: Cars Best Sound Effects Mixing: Pirates of the Caribbean Best Sound Effects Editing: Pirates of the Caribbean Best Visual Effects: Pirates of the Caribbean Best Live Action Short: Binta and the Great Idea (Senegal) Best Live Action Animation: The Little Match Girl Best Documentary Feature: An Inconvenient Truth Best Documentary Short: Two Hands

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Posted February 25 2007 - 08:10 AM

Best Picture - The Queen Best Director - Scorsese Best Actor - Whitaker Best Actress - Mirren Best Supporting Actor - Arkin Best Supporting Actress - Hudson Best Original Screenplay - Little Miss Sunshine Best Adapted Screenplay - The Departed Best Animated Feature - Cars Best Foreign Film - Pan's Labyrinth Best Cinematography - Children of Men Best Editing - The Departed Best Original Score - Pan's Labyrinth Best Original Song - Listen (Dreamgirls) The other awards I'm not really that interested in, in all honesty.




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