Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Oscar Picks and Contest

Serious film fanatics...This year, we have an Oscar contest for you. The submission with the most correct picks in every category wins their choice (DVD or Blu-ray (when and/or if available)) of the Best Picture nominations. To enter email me your name, address, email, phone number (for confirmation) and picks to my before the beginning of the Oscar telecast (8 p.m. EST) on Sunday, February 24, 2013. Good luck on the contest!  

Winners will be notified and listed on February 25, 2013. Be sure to check out my annual special features on filmmakers, cast, and crew during Oscar week. 

Best Picture
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Django Unchained
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director
Steven Spielberg (Lincoln)
Michael Haneke-Amour
Behn Zeitlin- Beasts of the Southern Wild
David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)
Ang Lee (Life of Pi)

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
Denzel Washington (Flight)
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)

Best Actress
Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
Naomi Watts (The Impossible)
Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)

Best Supporting Actor – all previous winners
Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
Alan Arkin (Argo)
Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
Sally Field (Lincoln) – won before
Helen Hunt (The Sessions) – won before
Amy Adams (The Master)
Jackie Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Original Screenplay
Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty)
Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)
Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola (Moonrise Kingdom)
Michael Haneke (Amour)
John Gatins (Flight)

Best Adapted Screenplay
Tony Kushner (Lincoln)
David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)
Chris Terrio (Argo)
Lucy Alibar & Ben Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
David Magee (Life of Pi)

Best Animated Film
Wreck-It Ralph
The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Best Foreign Film
A Royal Affair
War Witch

Best Documentary Feature
Searching for Sugar Man
How to Survive a Plague
The Gatekeepers
The Invisible War
5 Broken Cameras

Best Production Design
Les Miserables
Anna Karenina
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi

Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda-Life of Pi
Janusz Kaminski-Lincoln
Roger Deakins-Skyfall
Seamus McGarvey-Anna Karenina
Robert Richardson- Django Unchained

Best Costume Design
Anna Karenina
Les Miserables
Mirror Mirror
Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Editing
Zero Dark Thirty
Silver Linings Playbook
Life of Pi

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables

Best Score
John Williams-Lincoln
Mychael Danna-Life of Pi
Dario Marianelli-Anna Karenina
Alexandre Desplat-Argo
Thomas Newman-Skyfall

Best Song
Skyfall (Song) (Skyfall)
Suddenly (Les Miserables)
Everybody Needs a Best Friend (Ted)
Pi’s Lullaby (Life of Pi)
Before My Time (Chasing Ice)

Best Sound Editing
Zero Dark Thirty
Life of Pi
Django Unchained

Best Sound Mixing
Les Miserables
Life of Pi

Best Visual Effects
Life of Pi
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Avengers
Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Animated Short
Adam and Dog
Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare
Fresh Guacamole
Head Over Heels

Best Documentary Short
Open Heart
Mondays at Racine
Kings Point

Best Live Action Short
Death of a Shadow
Buzkashi Boys

1 comment:

Seth said...

Great contest, thank you! I emailed my picks - looking forward to the outcomes.