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My 2012-2013 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

January 27, 2013

Now I finish my predictions with the “big 6″: the acting categories, director and of course Best Picture. BEST PICTURE: Amour (Sony Pictures Classics), Margaret Menegoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka and Michael Katz, Producers Argo (Warner Bros.), Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers Beasts of the Southern Wild (Fox Searchlight), Dan Janvey, Josh […]

My 2012-2013 Oscar Predictions – Part 3: The Story Aspects

January 27, 2013

The third part of the predictions involves the storytelling through screenplays, editing, and then I threw in cinematography and the music categories just so they fit somewhere. Lets take a look! ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Amour, Written by Michael Haneke Django Unchained, Written by Quentin Tarantino Flight, Written by John Gatins Moonrise Kingdom, Written by Wes Anderson […]

My 2012-2013 Oscar Predictions – Part 2: The Technicals

January 26, 2013

These next categories are usually the categories I am most interested in when watching the Oscars, because they can have a tendancy to honour films that would usually be overlooked in the more prominent categories. These are the categories which focus on the video and audio details of the film. VISUAL EFFECTS: The Hobbit: An […]

My 2010-2011 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

January 30, 2011

And now for the most notable awards to be given out on Feb. 27.  Here are the acting awards, the directing award, and the big one- best picture.  I’ve really been going back and forth in my mind with that one.  Let’s see what happens. BEST PICTURE: Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Mike Medavoy, Brian […]

My 2010-2011 Oscar Predictions – Part 3: The Story Aspects

January 30, 2011

The third part of the predictions involves the storytelling through screenplays, editing, and then I threw in cinematography and the music categories just so they fit somewhere.  This year I’ve really noticed that most of these categories comes down to two choices, and of those two its really difficult to predict the winner.  But I’ll […]

My 2010-2011 Oscar Predictions – Part 2: The Technicals

January 27, 2011

This is the section which includes the technical aspects of film making, including everyone’s favourite category: sound effects editing!!! VISUAL EFFECTS: Alice in Wonderland (Walt Disney Pictures), Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (Warner Bros. Pictures), Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and […]

My 2010-2011 Oscar Predictions – Part 1: The Outliers

January 26, 2011

Another year, another set of Oscar Predictions.  Once again, I will split the 24 categories into 4 posts, going through 6 at a time.   Now remember that I am predicting the choices I believe will win, not which I think should win.  After the Oscars on February 27th I will post my recap. Part 1: […]

My Oscar Predictions – Part 1:The Outliers

February 5, 2010

Alright, it is time to make my Oscar Predictions.  I will split the 24 categories into 4 posts, going through 6 at a time.   Now remember that I am predicting the choices I believe will win, not which I think should win.  After the Oscars on March 7th I will post my recap. Part 1: […]