My Predictions of the 2009 Oscar Nominations

So I haven’t finished seeing all of these movies. I don’t even agree with several of these nominations. However, I’ll save my commentary for my year-end post (coming end of January, giving me time to see all the late-coming wide releases), and instead merely give you the list.

Best Picture:
Slumdog Millionaire
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Dark Knight
Upset special: Wall-E

Best Director:
Danny Boyle
David Fincher
Gus Van Sant
Ron Howard
Christopher Nolan
Upset special: Mike Leigh

Best Actor:
Sean Penn
Frank Langella
Mickey Rourke
Brad Pitt
*sigh* Clint Eastwood
Upset special: Richard Jenkins

Best Actress:
Anne Hathaway
Kate Winslet
Meryl Streep
Sally Hawkins
Angelina Jolie
Upset special: Melissa Leo

Best Supporting Actor:
Heath Ledger
Josh Brolin
Robert Downey Jr.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Dev Patel
Upset special: Eddie Marsan

Best Supporting Actress:
Penelope Cruz
Kate Winslet
Viola Davis
Marisa Tomei
Taraji P. Henson
Upset special: Rosemary DeWitt

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Slumdog Millionaire
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Reader
Upset special: The Dark Knight

Best Original Screenplay:
The Wrestler
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Upset special: Rachel Getting Married

~ by russellhainline on January 21, 2009.

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