Friday, December 01, 2006

New Oscar Predictions

This will be my final prediction list before the critics awards start coming in and making it easier on us prognosticators, and my first to include anything beyond Best Picture (I find the acting races way too wild card to predict too early). The predictions are ranked by their liklihood:


BEST PICTURE

1. Dreamgirls
2. The Queen
3. The Departed
4. Babel
5. Flags of Our Fathers


BEST ACTOR

1. Peter O'Toole, Venus
2. Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland
3. Will Smith, The Pursuit of Happyness
4. Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson
5. Sacha Baron Cohen, Borat


BEST ACTRESS

1. Helen Mirren, The Queen
2. Judi Dench, Notes on a Scandal
3. Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada
4. Kate Winslet, Little Children
5. Penelope Cruz, Volver


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

1. Jack Nicholson, The Departed
2. Brad Pitt, Babel
3. Eddie Murphy, Dreamgirls
4. Michael Sheen, The Queen
5. Adam Beach, Flags of Our Fathers


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

1. Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls
2. Cate Blanchett, Notes on a Scandal
3. Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
4. Rinko Kikuchi, Babel
5. Emma Thompson, Stranger than Fiction


BEST DIRECTOR

1. Martin Scorsese, The Departed
2. Bill Condon, Dreamgirls
3. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Babel
4. Clint Eastwood, Flags of Our Fathers
5. Pedro Almodovar, Volver


BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

1. Cars
2. Happy Feet
3. Ice Age: The Meltdown
4. Monster House
5. Over the Hedge


BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

1. Volver, Spain
2. The Lives of Others, Germany
3. Pan's Labyrinth, Mexico
4. Water, Canada
5. The Curse of the Golden Flower, China


BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

1. Deliver Us From Evil
2. An Inconvenient Truth
3. The War Tapes
4. Iraq in Fragments
5. Jesus Camp

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