Tis The Season

// January 23rd, 2007 // Moviesandtv, Obsessions

Oscar Season is launching off tonight at around midnight with the announcement of the nominations for the 79th Annual Academy Awards®. I’m excited as always, especially since Ellen will be hosting this year – a long overdue honour in my opinion! I hope you are all mentally preparing for the upcoming annual Oscar Bash© at Jems HQ.

Anyway I thought I’d put my predictions for the nominations out again this year, just for fun. Italicised ones are my early winner predictions. Feel free to leave your predictions in the comments!

Little Miss SunshineBest Picture:
The Departed
Little Miss Sunshine
The Queen

The DepartedBest Director:
Bill Condon, Dreamgirls
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, Little Miss Sunshine
Stephen Frears, The Queen
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Babel
Martin Scorsese, The Departed

Last King of ScotlandBest Actor:
Sacha Baron Cohen, Borat
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Departed
Peter O’Toole, Venus
Will Smith, The Pursuit of Happyness
Forest Whitaker, Last King of Scotland

The QueenBest Actress:
Penelope Cruz, Volver
Judi Dench, Notes on a Scandal
Helen Mirren, The Queen
Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada
Kate Winslet, Little Children

DreamgirlsBest Supporting Actor:
Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine
Jackie Earle Haley, Little Children
Djimon Honsou, Blood Diamond
Eddie Murphy, Dreamgirls
Jack Nicholson, The Departed

DreamgirlsBest Supporting Actress:
Cate Blanchett, Notes on a Scandal
Emily Blunt, The Devil Wears Prada
Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls
Rinko Kikuchi, Babel

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