MY 2012 OSCAR NOMINATION PREDICTIONS

MattAwards FINAL OSCAR PREDICTIONS

Oscar voting is officially over. No other precursor awards matter, at least in terms of Academy Awards. This year is not so easy to predict. There are many floaters out there that may or may not be in the race.

Here are the predictions that I came up with:

BEST PICTURE
Lincoln
Argo
Les Miserables
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
Life of Pi
Django Unchained
The Master
Beasts of the Southern Wild

BEST DIRECTOR
Steven Spielberg (Lincoln)
Ben Affleck (Argo)
Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)
Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
David O Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)

Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
Denzel Washington (Flight)

BEST ACTRESS
Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
Marion Cotillard (Rust and Bone)
Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
Naomi Watts (The Impossible)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook)
Alan Arkin (Argo)
Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
Leonardo Dicaprio (Django Unchained)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables)
Sally Field (Lincoln)
Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
Amy Adams (The Master)
Ann Dowd (Compliance)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Lincoln (Tony Kushner)
Argo (Chris Terrio)
Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin)
Life of Pi (David Magee)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Zero Dark Thirty (Mark Boal)
Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson)
Amour (Michael Haneke)
Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Brave
Wreck-It Ralph
Frankenweenie
ParaNorman
Rise of the Guardians

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Searching for Sugar Man
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
Bully
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FEATURE
Austria, Amour
France, The Intouchables
Denmark, A Royal Affair
Norway, Kon-Tiki
Chile, No

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Life of Pi
The Master
Lincoln
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Lincoln
Anna Karenina
Django Unchained
Les Misérables
Cloud Atlas

BEST FILM EDITING
Zero Dark Thirty
Lincoln
Argo
The Master
Beasts of the Southern Wild

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Lincoln
Looper

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Lincoln (John Williams)
The Master (Johnny Greenwood)
Life of Pi (Mychael Danna)
Beasts of the Southern Wild (Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin)
Argo (Alexandre Desplat)

BEST SONG
Skyfall (Skyfall)
Suddenly (Les Miserables)
Learn Me Right (Brave)
Touch The Sky (Brave)
Cosmonaut (Lawless)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Anna Karenina
Les Misérables
Lincoln
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Master

BEST SOUND EDITING
The Dark Knight Rises
Life of Pi
Les Misérables
Skyfall
Lincoln

BEST SOUND MIXING
The Dark Knight Rises
Les Misérables
Skyfall
Lincoln
The Avengers

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Life of Pi
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Cloud Atlas
The Dark Knight Rises
Skyfall

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