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Final 2011 Oscar Winner Predictions

Final 2011 Oscar Winner Predictions

It’s Oscar day, and the last of the Oscar prediction columns is up on indieWIRE, so I figured I’d list the full monty here in case anyone trusts me enough to aid in winning their Oscar pool. You can also check out iW’s poll of who will/should win the Oscars here.

Best picture: The King’s Speech
Best director: David Fincher, The Social Network
Best actor: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
Best actress: Natalie Portman, Black Swan
Best supporting actor: Christian Bale, The Fighter
Best supporting actress: Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech*
Adapted screenplay: The Social Network
Original screenplay: The King’s Speech
Best animated feature: Toy Story 3
Best art direction: The King’s Speech
Best cinematography: True Grit
Best costume design: Alice in Wonderland
Best documentary feature: Inside Job
Best documentary short subject: Poster Girl
Best film editing: The Social Network
Best foreign language film of the year: Incendies**
Best makeup: The Wolfman
Best original score: The Social Network***
Best original song “We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3”
Best animated short film: Madagascar, carnet de voyage
Best live action short film: God of Love
Best sound editing: Inception
Best sound mixing: Inception
Best visual effects: Inception

*-by far the riskiest pick, so be warned Melissa Leo or Hailee Steinfeld are probably smarter bets
**-beware my Canadian bias (“In a Better World” could very well win)
***-beware my intense love for Trent Reznor (“The King’s Speech” could very well win)

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