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Oscar Predictions 2008

Posted in Actors & Actresses, Awards, film, Movies, Sam by Sam Unsted on January 19, 2008

So after you’ve watched six possible nominees on Newsweek in the post below, you can see if you agree with my assertions as to whom will be nominated across the eight major categories. Closer to the day, we will also predict winner and I will hope to repeat my triumph in the Golden Globes and very soon, the BAFTA, predicatathons.

Until then though, comment away with you’re disagreements, agreements and wax angry about how I have got it all wrong. Predictions after the jump.

Best Picture
Atonement, No Country For Old Men, There Will Be Blood, Juno, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Best Director
Joel & Ethan Coen (No Country For Old Men), Julian Schnabel (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly), Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood), Joe Wright (Atonement), Sean Penn (Into The Wild)

Best Actor
Daniel Day Lewis (There Will Be Blood), Johnny Depp (Sweeney Todd), George Clooney (Michael Clayton), James McAvoy (Atonement), Emile Hirsch (Into The Wild)

Best Actress
Julie Christie (Away From Her), Angelina Jolie (A Mighty Heart), Ellen Page (Juno), Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose), Helena Bonham Carter (Sweeney Todd)

Best Supporting Actor
Javier Bardem (No Country For Old Men), Casey Affleck (The Assassination of Jesse James), Tom Wilkinson (Michael Clayton), Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Charlie Wilson’s War)

Best Supporting Actress
Cate Blanchett (I’m Not There), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone), Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton), Ruby Dee (American Gangster), Vanessa Redgrave (Atonement)

Best Adapted Screenplay
No Country For Old Men, There Will Be Blood, Atonement, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Into The Wild

Best Original Screenplay
Juno, Michael Clayton, Ratatouille, Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead, The Savages


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