Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Oscars://Picks and Locks

Time for Oscar picks. My wife and I bet on the Oscars every year and put something on the line. We haven't picked this year but it's always something gross.

We go backwards for dramatic effect
. For a full list of Noms click me

Best Live Action Short Film://
Brandon://“Manon on the Asphalt,” Elizabeth Marre, Olivier Pont
Sarah://“The Pig,” Tivi Magnusson, Dorte H√łgh


Best Animated Short Film://
Sarah://“Lavatory - Lovestory,” Konstantin Bronzit
Brandon://“Presto,” Doug Sweetland

Best Documentary Short Subject://
Sarah://“Smile Pinki,” Megan Mylan
Brandon://“The Witness - From the Balcony of Room 306,” Adam Petofsky, Margaret Hyde


Best Makeup://
Brandon://Sarah://“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” Greg Cannom

Best Sound Mixing://
Brandon://Sarah://“The Dark Knight,” Lora Hirschberg, Gary Rizzo, Ed Novick

Best Sound Editing://
Sarah://“Iron Man,” Frank Eulner, Christopher Boyes
Brandon://“WALL-E,” Ben Burtt, Matthew Wood

Best Visual Effects://
Brandon://Sarah://“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton, Craig Barron

Best Costume Design://
Sarah://“Australia,” Catherine Martin
Brandon://“Revolutionary Road,” Albert Wolsky

Best Art Direction://
Brandon://Sarah://“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” Donald Graham Burt, Victor J. Zolfo

Best Cinematography://
Sarah://“The Dark Night,” Wally Pfister
Brandon://“Slumdog Millionaire,” Anthony Dod Mantle

Best Film Editing://
Sarah://“Milk,” Elliot Graham
Brandon://“Slumdog Millionaire,” Chris Dickens

Best Original Score://
Brandon://Sarah://"Slumdog Millionaire," A.R. Rahman

Best Original Song://
Sarah://“Jai Ho," "Slumdog Millionaire"
Brandon://“O Saya," Slumdog Millionaire

Best Documentary://
Brandon://Sarah://"Man on Wire"

Best Foreign Language Film://
Brandon://Sarah://"Waltz With Bashir,"Israel

Best Adapted Screenplay://
Brandon://David Hare, "The Reader"
Sarah://Simon Beaufoy, "Slumdog Millionaire"

Best Original Screenplay://
Sarah://Dustin Lance Black, Milk
Brandon://Andrew Stanton, Wall-E

Best Animated Film://
Brandon://Sarah://"WALL-E"

Achievement in Directing://
Brandon://Sarah://Danny Boyle, "Slumdog Millionaire"

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role://
Sarah://Taraji P. Henson, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
Brandon://Marisa Tomei, "The Wrestler"

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role://
Brandon://Sarah://Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight"

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role://
Brandon://Sarah://Kate Winslet, "The Reader"

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role://
Brandon://Sean Penn, "Milk"
Sarah://Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler"

Best Motion Picture of the Year://
Brandon://Sarah://"Slumdog Millionaire"

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