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GERARD KENNEDY PREDICTS…

UPDATED: February 24, 2011 (FINAL PREDICTIONS)

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Motion Picture
“The King’s Speech”
(alt. “The Social Network”)

Directing
David Fincher, “The Social Network”
(alt. Tom Hooper, “The King’s Speech”)

Actor in a Leading Role
Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech”
(alt.: Javier Bardem, “Biutiful”)

Actress in a Leading Role
Natalie Portman, “Black Swan”
(alt. Annette Bening, “The Kids Are All Right”)

Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale, “The Fighter”
(alt. Geoffrey Rush, “The King’s Speech”)

Actress in a Supporting Role
Helena Bonham Carter, “The King’s Speech”
(alt. Melissa Leo, “The Fighter”)

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
“The Social Network”
(alt. “True Grit”)

Writing (Original Screenplay)
“The King’s Speech”
(alt. “Inception”)

Art Direction
“The King’s Speech”
(alt. “Inception”)

Cinematography
“True Grit”
(alt. “Inception”)

Costume Design
“The King’s Speech”
(alt. “Alice in Wonderland”)

Film Editing
“The Social Network”
(alt. “The King’s Speech”)

Makeup
“Barney’s Version”
(alt. “The Wolfman”)

Music (Original Score)
“The King’s Speech”
(alt. “The Social Network”)

Music (Original Song)
“If I Rise” from “127 Hours”
(alt. “We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3”)

Sound Editing
“Inception”
(alt. “True Grit”)

Sound Mixing
“Inception”
(alt. “True Grit”)

Visual Effects
“Inception”
(alt. none)

Animated Feature Film
“Toy Story 3”
(alt.: “How to Train Your Dragon”)

Foreign Language Film
“Biutiful”
(alt.: “In a Better World”)

Documentary (Feature)
“Exit Through the Gift Shop”
(alt. “Inside Job”)

Documentary (Short Subject)
“Killing in the Name”
(alt. “Poster Girl”)

Short Film (Animated)
“Day & Night”
(alt. “Madagascar, a Journey Diary”)

Short Film (Live Action)
“Na Wewe”
(alt. “God of Love”)