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Revised Oscar Pix

Best Picture: Inception
Best Director: Darren Aronosfky
Best Actor: OK so I wanted to pick Colin Firth but i am going with Javier Bardem in an upset
Best Actress: Natalie Portman
Supporting Actor: Christian Bale
Supporting Actress: Helena Bonham Carter
Original Screeplay: Inception
Adapted Screenplay: Winter’s Bone
Foreign Language Film: Biutiful (In all fairness this is the only one I saw!)
Animated Feature: What it should be if Hollywood was not about the mega-movie “The Illusionist” (i.e., My Pick!)>>>What it will be because it is “Toy Story 3”
Original Score: Inception
Original Song: Don’t know any of them
Art Direction: Inception
Cinematography: Inception in a route!
Costume Design: The King’s Speech
Makeup: Don’t know any of them
Documentary: Inside Job
Sound Mixing: Inception
Sound Editing: Inception
Visual Effects: Inception
Film Editing: Black Swan

Oscar Pix

My Oscar Picks for 2010-2011. Keep in mind I have not seen Biutiful yet and from all previews and reviews it sounds like a winner on many fronts including Javier as Best Actor.

Picture: Inception
Director: David O. Russell (Although I would write-in Mike Nolan for Inception)
Actor: Colin Firth (ALTHOUGH I have a feeling I would choose Bardem as Biutiful looks awesome)
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Supporting Actor: Christian Bale (Although John Hawkes was brilliant)
Supporting Actress: Hailee Steinfeld
Best Adapted Screenplay: Winter’s Bone
Best Original Screenplay: Inception
Foreign Language: Haven’t seen any yet
Documentary: Inside Job (easiest pick for me)
Animated: haven’t seen any
Cinematography: Inception
Editing: Haven’t seen DVD extra scenes yet!! Worst Editing The Social Network for not editing out the entire movie and sparring us all!!
Best Art: Inception
Costume: True Grit
Makeup: who knows
Original Score: The King’s Speech
Best Original Song: Don’t know any of them
Best Sound: Inception
Best Sound Editing: Inception
Best Visual Effects: Inception
Best Animated Short: Haven’t seen any
Best Live Action Short: Haven’t seen any
Best Documentary Short: Haven’t seen any