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Oscar/Spirits Ballot: Karina Longworth

By Indiewire | Indiewire February 15, 2009 at 10:32AM

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Karina Longworth, Spout Blog

Film Independent's Spirit Awards

Best Feature:
Will Win: "The Wrestler"
Should Win: "Rachel Getting Married"

Best Director:
Will Win/Should Win: Jonathan Demme, "Rachel Getting Married"

Best First Feature:
Will Win/Should Win: "Synecdoche, New York"

John Cassavetes Award:
(Given to the best feature made for under $500,000)
Will Win/Should Win: "Prince of Broadway"

Best Screenplay:
Will Win: Woody Allen, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"
Should Win: Charlie Kaufman, "Synecdoche, New York"

Best First Screenplay:
Will Win: Dustin Lance Black, "Milk"
Should Win: Lance Hammer, "Ballast"

Best Female Lead:
Will Win: Melissa Leo, "Frozen River"
Should: Anne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married"

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

Best Supporting Female:
Will Win: Penelope Cruz, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"
Should Win: Rosemarie DeWitt, "Rachel Getting Married"

Best Supporting Male:
Will Win: James Franco, "Milk"
Should Win: JimMyron Ross, "Ballast"

Best Cinematography:
Will Win: Harris Savides, "Milk"
Should Win: James Laxton, "Medicine for Melancholy"

Best Documentary:
Will Win: "Man on Wire"
Should Win: "The Order of Myths"

Best Foreign Film:
Will Win: "Hunger"
Should Win: "Silent Light"


Academy Awards

Best Picture:
Will Win: "Slumdog Millionaire"
Should Win: None of the above.

Best Director:
Will Win: David Fincher, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Should Win: Gus Van Sant, "Milk"

Best Actress:
Will Win: Kate Winslet, "The Reader"
Should Win: Anne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married"

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: Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"
Should Win: Michael Shannon, "Revolutionary Road"

Best Original Screenplay:
Will Win: Dustin Lance Black, "Milk"
Should Win: Mike Leigh, "Happy-Go-Lucky"

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Will Win: Simon Beaufoy, "Slumdog Millionaire"
Should Win: None

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

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

Best Documentary:
Will Win: "Man on Wire"
Should Win: "Encounters at the End of the World"

Best Cinematography:
Will Win: Claudio Miranda, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Should Win: None

Best Makeup:
Will Win/Should Win: Greg Cannom, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"

If you could wish for one thing to happen the night of the Oscars, what would it be?
For Slumdog Millionaire to go home empty handed. A girl can dream...

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