Thursday, May 15, 2008

Updated Predictions

I felt that it was time for some new ideas of my own after some new buzz has surfaced (not that it means anything this early in the race...). My W. nomination may or may not be released this year. Oliver Stone's producers seem to think it can be finished in time...

Best Picture
Revolutionary Road
The Road

Best Director
Clint Eastwood, Changeling
David Fincher, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Sam Mendes, Revolutionary Road
Gus Van Sant, Milk
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt

Best Actor
Josh Brolin, W.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Revolutionary Road
Frank Langella, Frost/Nixon
Viggo Mortensen, The Road
Sean Penn, Milk

Best Actress
Anne Hathaway, Dancing with Shiva
Angelina Jolie, Changeling
Laura Linney, The Other Man
Meryl Streep, Doubt
Kate Winslet, Revolutionary Road

Best Supporting Actor
Josh Brolin, Milk
Robert Downey Jr., The Soloist
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Michael Sheen, Frost/Nixon

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, Doubt
Cate Blanchett, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Viola Davis, Doubt
Taraji P. Henson, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Jessica Lange, Grey Gardens

Best Original Screenplay
Burn After Reading
Pineapple Express (Too much to hope for? Yes, but it's early in the season so I'm having fun)
Synecdoche, New York

Best Adapted Screenplay
Body of Lies
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Revolutionary Road
The Road


RC said...

good list, hensen seems like a fun inclusion. i hope benjamin button is a hugly successful and enjoyable film.

Anonymous said...

why the difference between these picks and the "predix" ones on the right?

Daniel Crooke said...

Since Brian is the head administrator, his picks go on the right. I'm also a contributor, but my predictions are not the official predictions of Oscar Obsession. I kind of prefer it that way... it doubles our chances (: .