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If There Were Oscars For The First Half of The Year…

If There Were Oscars For The First Half of The Year...

Here’s a fun little fantasy game (at least if you’re an Oscar geek): Predicting the non-existent mid-year Oscars, which would only nominate films that were released through June 30th (note: these are not personal preferences, but only what I’d imagine Oscar would pick if this somehow magically existed).

Best Picture:
Jane Eyre
Midnight in Paris
Super 8
The Tree of Life
Win Win

-the rest after the jump-

Best Director:
J.J. Abrams, Super 8
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
Cary Fukunaga, Jane Eyre
Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life
Joe Wright, Hanna

Best Actor:
Rob Brydon, The Trip
Steve Coogan, The Trip
Paul Giamatti, Win Win
Ewan McGregor, Beginners
Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris

Best Actress:
Juliette Binoche, Certified Copy
Saoirse Ronan, Hanna
Mia Wasikowska, Jane Eyre
Kristin Wiig, Bridesmaids
Robin Wright, The Conspirator

Best Supporting Actor:
Michael Fassbender, Jane Eyre
Bruce Greenwood, Meek’s Cutoff
Hunter McCracken, The Tree of Life
Brad Pitt, The Tree of Life
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Supporting Actress:
Jessica Chastain, The Tree of Life
Marion Cotillard, Midnight in Paris
Melanie Laurent, Beginners
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Amy Ryan, Win Win

Best Original Screenplay:
Midnight in Paris
Win Win

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Cars 2
Jane Eyre
The Trip
Water For Elephants
X-Men: First Class

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