Electricity & Lust

Oscar Predictions: Betty, Tommy ‘n’ Johnny

Posted in Actors & Actresses, Awards, Beth, film, Movies, oscars, Sam by Sam Unsted on February 24, 2008
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So Betty and Tommy need to keep their spirits up and predict what will happen with the Oscar show tonight, trying desperately to keep up with me in the predictions race (which I am winning thanks to the Golden Globes). These are all set out at will win / want to win. Enjoy their losing after the jump.

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Best Picture
Beth: No Country For Old Men / Juno
Tom: Atonement / There Will Be Blood
John: Atonement / No Country For Old Men

Best Director
Beth: Julian Schnabel / Julian Schnabel
Tom: The Coen Brothers / Paul Thomas Anderson
John: The Coen Brothers / Paul Thomas Anderson

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Best Actor
Beth: Daniel Day Lewis / George Clooney
Tom: Daniel Day Lewis / Daniel Day Lewis
John: Daniel Day Lewis / Daniel Day Lewis

Best Actress
Beth: Marion Cotillard / Ellen Page
Tom: Marion Cotillard / Marion Cotillard
John: Ellen Page / Marion Cotillard

Best Supporting Actor:
Beth: Javier Bardem / Philip Seymour Hoffman
Tom: Javier Bardem / Casey Affleck
John: Javier Bardem / Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Best Supporting Actress
Beth: Cate Blanchett / Saoirse Ronan
Tom: Cate Blanchett / Cate Blanchett
John: Cate Blanchett / Cate Blanchett

Best Original Screenplay
Beth: Juno / Juno
Tom: Juno / Juno
John: Juno / Michael Clayton

Best Adapted Screenplay
Beth: No Country For Old Men / The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Tom: No Country For Old Men / No Country For Old Men
John: Atonement / No Country For Old Men

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Best Cinematography
Beth: The Assassination of Jesse James / The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Tom: There Will Be Blood / There Will Be Blood
John: No Country For Old Men / No Country For Old Men

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  1. Graeme said, on February 25, 2008 at 12:05 am

    And I think Jesse James will win Best Cinematography.

    Actually those are a kind of mixture of what I predict will win and what I want to win, I now realise I haven’t split them into two different groups like you all did. But if my choices all come true, I win anyway!

  2. an undisciplined mind said, on February 25, 2008 at 12:27 am

    Is Francis Ford Coppola coming out tonight? What did you make of Youth Without Youth? It didn’t get very good reviews, but here’s an interesting discussion of the film.

  3. Graeme said, on February 25, 2008 at 1:16 pm

    Looks like Tom won that one, although I actually got six of them right (one less than Tom). I was right about Tilda Swinton! What happened to the comment I posted yesterday?

  4. Graeme said, on February 25, 2008 at 1:16 pm

    Oh there it is!

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