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Oscar/Spirits Ballot: James Israel

By James Israel | Indiewire February 15, 2009 at 5:15AM

James Israel, indieWIRE [blog]
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James Israel, indieWIRE [blog]

Film Independent's Spirit Awards

Best Feature:
Will Win: "The Wrestler"
Should Win: "Wendy and Lucy"

Best Director:
Will Win: Courtney Hunt, "Frozen River"
Should Win: Lance Hammer, "Ballast"

Best First Feature:
Will Win/Should Win: "Medicine for Melancholy"

Best Screenplay:
Will Win/Should Win: Woody Allen, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"

Best First Screenplay:
Will Win/Should Win: Lance Hammer, "Ballast"

Best Female Lead:
Will Win: Melissa Leo, "Frozen River"
Should Win: Michelle Williams, "Wendy and Lucy"

Best Male Lead:
Will Win/Should Win: Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler"

Best Supporting Female:
Will Win/Should Win: Penelope Cruz, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"

Best Supporting Male:
Will Win: N/A
Should Win: Haaz Sleiman, "The Visitor"

Best Cinematography:
Will Win: Harris Savides, "Milk"
Should Win: Lol Crowley, "Ballast"

Best Documentary:
Will Win/Should Win: "Man on Wire"


Academy Awards

Best Picture:
Will Win: "Slumdog Millionaire"
Should Win: "Milk"

Best Director:
Will Win: Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire"
Should Win: Gus van Sant, "Milk"

Best Actress:
Will Win/Should Win: Kate Winslet, "The Reader"

Best Actor:
Will Win/Should Win: Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler"

Best Supporting Actress:
Will Win/Should Win: Penelope Cruz, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"

Best Supporting Actor:
Will Win/Should Win: Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"

Best Original Screenplay:
Will Win/Should Win: Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, Pete Docte, “Wall-E”

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Will Win: Simon Beaufoy, "Slumdog Millionaire"
Should Win: N/A

Best Animated Film:
Will Win/Should Win: "WALL-E"

Best Foreign Language Film:
Will Win/Should Win: "Waltz With Bashir"

Best Documentary:
Will Win/Should Win: "Man on Wire"

Best Cinematography:
Will Win: Anthony Dod Mantle, “Slumdog Millionaire"
Should Win: Wally Pfister, “The Dark Knight"

Best Makeup:
Will Win: Greg Cannom, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Should Win: John Caglione, Jr., Conor O’Sullivan, "The Dark Knight"

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