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My 2010-2011 Oscar Predictions – Part 5: The Results

February 28, 2011

The 2010 Oscars are in the bag, and now we see how my predictions held up.  I nailed all of the acting categories again, and the writing categories this time too. I felt the show was a little lackluster this year.  Franco and Hathaway were alright, but certainly nothing special.  I was hoping for a […]

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: […]