Post your predictions!

Posted by · 6:13 am · February 22nd, 2009

Alright, I figure I might as well open up a thread for everyone to really go on the record.  If you haven’t already joined our Oscar poll, go do it.  In the meantime, and maybe for those not participating in the poll especially, crank out your lists of predictions in the comments section below and we’ll see who was closest to the mark when the dust settles.




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  • 1 2-22-2009 at 6:25 am

    Roger said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Directing: Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
    Actor in a Leading Role: Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler
    Actress in a Leading Role: Kate Winslet – The Reader
    Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
    Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Writing (Original Screenplay): Wall-E
    Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Slumdog Millionaire
    Cinematography: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Original Song: “Down to Earth” – Wall-E; Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; Lyric by Peter Gabriel
    Animated Feature Film: Wall-E
    Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire – A.R. Rahman
    Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Sound Mixing: Wall-E
    Sound Editing: Wall-E
    Foreign Language Film: Waltz with Bashir – Israel
    Documentary Feature: Man on Wire
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem En
    Short Film (Animated): This Way Up
    Short Film (Live Action): New Boy

  • 2 2-22-2009 at 6:40 am

    Faux said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Directing: Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
    Actor in a Leading Role: Sean Penn – Milk
    Actress in a Leading Role : Kate Winslet – The Reader
    Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
    Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Writing (Original Screenplay): Milk
    Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Slumdog Millionaire
    Cinematography: The Reader
    Original Song: “Down to Earth” – Wall-E; Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; Lyric by Peter Gabriel
    Animated Feature Film: Wall-E
    Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire – A.R. Rahman
    Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Sound Mixing: The Dark Knight
    Sound Editing: The Dark Knight
    Foreign Language Film: The Class- France
    Documentary Feature: Man on Wire
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem En
    Short Film (Animated): This Way Up
    Short Film (Live Action): New Boy

  • 3 2-22-2009 at 6:55 am

    Phil said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Best Director: Danny Boyle
    Best Actor: Mickey Rourke
    Best Actress: Kate Winslet
    Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger
    Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz
    Original Screenplay: Milk
    Adapted Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire
    Cinematography: The Dark Knight
    Original Song: “Jai Ho”
    Animated: Wall-E
    Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire
    Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Sound Mixing: Wall-E
    Sound Editing: Wall-E
    Foreign Language: Waltz with Bashir
    Documentary Feature: Man on Wire
    Documentary Short: The Witness
    Animated Short: Presto
    Live Action Short: New Boy

  • 4 2-22-2009 at 7:25 am

    James D. said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Best Director: Danny Boyle
    Best Actor: Sean Penn
    Best Actress: Kate Winslet
    Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger
    Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis
    Original Screenplay: Milk
    Adapted Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire
    Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
    Original Song: “Jai Ho”
    Animated: Wall-E
    Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire
    Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Sound Mixing: The Dark Knight
    Sound Editing: The Dark Knight
    Foreign Language: The Class
    Documentary Feature: Man on Wire
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem Em
    Animated Short: Presto
    Live Action Short: New Boy

  • 5 2-22-2009 at 7:27 am

    KB said...

    Picture – Slumdog Millionaire
    Director – Danny Boyle
    Actor – Sean Penn
    Actress – Kate Winslet
    Supporting Actor – Heath Ledger
    Supporting Actress – Penelope Cruz
    Adapted Screenplay – Slumdog Millionaire
    Original Screenplay – Milk
    Animated Feature Film – Wall-E
    Foreign Language Film – Waltz with Bashir
    Art Direction – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Cinematography – Slumdog Millionaire
    Costume Design – The Duchess
    Film Editing – Slumdog Millionaire
    Original Score – Wall-E
    Original Song – “Jai Ho”, Slumdog Millionaire
    Sound Mixing – The Dark Knight
    Sound Editing – The Dark Knight
    Makeup – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

  • 6 2-22-2009 at 7:29 am

    RASGRIZ said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Directing: Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
    Actor in a Leading Role: Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler
    Actress in a Leading Role: Kate Winslet – The Reader
    Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
    Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Writing (Original Screenplay): Wall-E
    Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Slumdog Millionaire
    Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
    Original Song: Jai Ho”
    Animated Feature Film: Wall-E
    Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire – A.R. Rahman
    Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Sound Mixing: The Dark Knight
    Sound Editing: The Dark Knight
    Foreign Language Film: Waltz with Bashir – Israel
    Documentary Feature: Man on Wire
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem En
    Short Film (Animated): Presto
    Short Film (Live Action): New Boy

  • 7 2-22-2009 at 7:40 am

    G said...

    Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Director: Danny Boyle
    Actor: Mickey Rourke
    Actress: Kate Winslet
    Sup Actress: Penelope Cruz
    Sup Actor: Heath Ledger
    Writing Original: Milk
    Writing Adapted: Slumdog Millionaire
    Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
    Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire
    Original Song: “Jai ho” Slumdog Millionaire
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Sound Editing: The Dark Knight
    Sound Mixing: The Dark Knight
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Animated Feature: Wall E
    Foreign Film: Waltz with Bashir
    Short Film Animated: La maison en petit cubes
    Short Film: Toyland
    Doc Short: The Consciensce of Nhem Em
    Doc Feature: Man on Wire

  • 8 2-22-2009 at 7:57 am

    Bill said...

    Best Picture: “Slumdog Millionaire”
    Best Director: Danny Boyle, “Slumdog Millionaire”
    Best Actor: Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler”
    Best Actress: Kate Winslet, “The Reader”
    Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”
    Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz, “Doubt”
    Best Adapted Screenplay: “Slumdog Millionaire”
    Best Original Screenplay: “Milk”
    Best Art Direction: “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
    Best Cinematography: “Slumdog Millionaire”
    Best Costume Design: “The Duchess”
    Best Film Editing: “Slumdog Millionaire”
    Best Makeup: “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
    Best Music (Original Score): “Slumdog Millionaire”
    Best Music (Original Song): “Slumdog MIllionaire” (“Jai Ho“)
    Best Sound Editing: “Slumdog Millionaire”
    Best Sound Mixing: “Slumdog Millionaire”
    Best Visual Effects: “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
    Best Animated Feature Film: “WALL-E”
    Best Foreign Language Film: “The Class”
    Best Documentary Feature: “Man on Wire”

  • 9 2-22-2009 at 8:04 am

    G said...

    The upset will be Meryl Streep

  • 10 2-22-2009 at 8:48 am

    Joel said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Best Director: Danny Boyle
    Best Actor: Mickey Rourke
    Best Actress: Kate Winslet
    Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger
    Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis
    Best Original Screenplay: WALL-E
    Best Adapted Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire
    Best Art Direction: Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Best Cinematography: Dark Knight
    Best Costume Design: The Duchess
    Best Film Editing: Dark Knight
    Best Makeup: Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Best Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire
    Best Original Song: Jai Ho
    Best Sound Editing: WALL-E
    Best Sound Mixing: WALL-E
    Best Visual Effects: Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Best Animated Feature Film: WALL-E
    Best Foreign Language Film: The Class
    Best Documentary Feature: Man on Wire

  • 11 2-22-2009 at 10:43 am

    Mikey Filmmaker said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Directing: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
    Actor in a Leading Role: Sean Penn, Milk
    Actress in a Leading Role: Kate Winslet, The Reader
    Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
    Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Writing (Original Screenplay): Milk
    Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Slumdog Millionaire
    Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
    Original Song: “Jai Ho”, Slumdog Millionaire
    Animated Feature Film: Wall-E
    Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire
    Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Sound Mixing: The Dark Knight
    Sound Editing: The Dark Knight
    Foreign Language Film: Departures
    Documentary Feature: Man on Wire
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem En
    Short Film (Animated): La Maison en Petits Cubes
    Short Film (Live Action): Toyland

  • 12 2-22-2009 at 10:50 am

    Jeremy said...

    Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Director: Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
    Actor: Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler
    Actress: Kate Winslet – The Reader
    Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
    Supporting Actress: PenГ©lope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Original Screenplay: Wall-E
    Adapted Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Original Score: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Original Song: Wall-E (“Down to Earth”)
    Sound Editing: Wall-E
    Sound Mixing: The Dark Knight
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Animated Feature: Wall-E
    Foreign Language Film: The Class
    Documentary Feature: Man on Wire

  • 13 2-22-2009 at 12:04 pm

    Shannon said...

    Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Director: Danny Boyle
    Actor: Mickey Rourke
    Actress: Kate Winslet
    Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger
    Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz
    Original Screenplay: Milk
    Adapted Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire
    Animated Film: WALL-E
    Animated Short: Presto
    Live Action Short: Toyland
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem En
    Documentary: Man on Wire
    Foreign Film: Waltz With Bashir
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
    Costumes: The Duchess
    Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Score: Slumdog Millionaire
    Song: WALL-E
    Sound: The Dark Knight
    Sound Editing: WALL-E
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

  • 14 2-22-2009 at 3:24 pm

    James V. said...

    Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Director: Danny Boyle
    Actor: Mickey Rourke
    Actress: Kate Winslet
    Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger
    Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz
    Original Screenplay: Milk
    Adapted Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire
    Animated Film: WALL-E
    Animated Short: Presto
    Live Action Short: Toyland
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem En
    Documentary: Man on Wire
    Foreign Film: The Class
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
    Costumes: The Duchess
    Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Score: Slumdog Millionaire
    Song: Jai Ho
    Sound: The Dark Knight
    Sound Editing: Dark Knight
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

  • 15 2-22-2009 at 4:15 pm

    Dillon Green said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Best Director: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
    Best Actor: Sean Penn, Milk
    Best Actress: Meryl Streep, Doubt
    Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
    Best Supporting Actress: Amy Adams, Doubt
    Original Screenplay: Wall-E
    Adapted Screenplay: Slumdog Millionaire
    Animated Feature: Wall-E
    Art Direction: Benjamin Button
    Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Documentary: Man on Wire
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem En
    Animated Short: Le Maison En Petits Cubes
    Live Action Short: Auf Der Strecke
    Sound Mixing: Wall-E
    Sound Edititng: The Dark Knight
    Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Score: Slumdog Millionaire
    Song: Jai Ho, Slumdog Millionaire
    Makeup: Ben Button
    Visual Effects: Ben Button
    Foreign Film: The Departures

  • 16 2-22-2009 at 4:22 pm

    Miles said...

    Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire
    Directing: Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
    Actor in a Leading Role: Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler
    Actress in a Leading Role: Kate Winslet – The Reader
    Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
    Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Writing (Original Screenplay): Milk
    Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Slumdog Millionaire
    Cinematography: The Dark Knight
    Original Song: “Down to Earth” – Wall-E; Music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; Lyric by Peter Gabriel
    Animated Feature Film: Wall-E
    Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire – A.R. Rahman
    Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire
    Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Costume Design: The Duchess
    Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Sound Mixing: Wall-E
    Sound Editing: Wall-E
    Foreign Language Film: Waltz with Bashir – Israel
    Documentary Feature: Man on Wire
    Documentary Short: The Conscience of Nhem En
    Short Film (Animated): Presto
    Short Film (Live Action): Toyland

  • 17 2-22-2009 at 4:26 pm

    Mike said...

    I am just hoping Button gets some more love than just the tech awards (I loved the movie and would love for Fincher to somehow get best dir). I also hope Slumdog’s soundtrack, err I mean score, doesn’t win.

  • 18 2-22-2009 at 10:00 pm

    James V. said...

    By my count it’s Mikey with 22 right, then G with 20 and me with 19. Dang. I knew I should have heeded the gossip about Departures…