85th Oscar Predictions

My 85th Academy Awards Predictions

Total…. 16/24

My picks are in BOLD.

Best Picture

  • Amour
  • Argo — WINNER
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Django Unchained
  • Les Miserables
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • SIlver Linings Playbook
  • Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director

  • Michael Hankie (Amour)
  • Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
  • Ang Lee (Life of Pi) — WINNER
  • Steven Spielberg (Lincoln)
  • David O. Russell (Silver Lining Playbook)

Best Actor

  • Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) — WINNER
  • Hugh Jackman (Les Miserables)
  • Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)
  • Denzel Washington (Flight)

Best Actress

  • Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)
  • Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) — WINNER
  • Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)
  • Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)
  • Namoi Watts (The Impossible)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Alan Arkin (Argo)
  • Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook)
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)
  • Tommy Lee Jones (Lincoln)
  • Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained) — WINNER

Best Supporting Actress

  • Amy Adams (The Master)
  • Sally Field (Lincoln)
  • Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables) — WINNER
  • Helen Hunt (The Sessions)
  • Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Animated Film

  • Brave — WINNER
  • Frankenweenie
  • ParaNorman
  • The Pirates! Band of Misfits
  • Wreck-It Ralph

Best Cinematography – Life of Pi
Best Costume Design – Lincoln (Anna Karenina)
Best Documentary – Searching for Sugar Man
Best Documentary Short – Kings Point (Innocent)
Best Film Editing – Life of Pi (Argo)
Best Foreign Language Film – Amour
Best Makeup and Hairstyling – Les Miserables
Best Original Score – Lincoln (Life of Pi)
Best Original Song – “Skyfall” – Skyfall
Best Production Design – Anna Karenina (Lincoln)
Best Animated Short – Paperman
Best Live Action Short – Death of a Shadow (Curfew)
Best Sound Editing – Life of Pi
Best Sound Mixing – Les Miserables
Best Visual Effects – Life of Pi
Best Adapted Screenplay – Argo
Best Original Screenplay – Django Unchained

1st Watched It Awards

Drumroll, please….. The 1st Annual Watched It’s!!!!

And the Watched It goes to…

Best Picture – Silver Linings Playbook

Best Director – Ang Lee (Life of Pi)

Best Actor – Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Actress – Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)

Best Supporting Actor – Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

Best Supporting Actress – Emily Blunt (Looper)

Best Animated Film – Wreck-It Ralph

Best Documentary – Bully

Most Surprisingly Good – Cabin in the Woods

Most Surprisingly Bad – The Dictator

Most Overrated – The Hunger Games

Most Underrated – Disconnect

Worst Film of the Year – The Dictator


Top 10 of 2012

1. Silver Linings Playbook
2. Django Unchained
3. The Dark Knight Rises
4. Beasts of the Southern Wild
5. Disconnect
6. Argo
7. Skyfall
8. Zero Dark Thirty
9. The Avengers
10. Looper

Bottom 5 of 2013

1. The Dictator
2. The Three Stooges
3. Dark Shadows
4. That’s My Boy
5. Men in Black 3