My Oscar Nominations Predictions

The Academy Award nominations will be announced at 5:30AM PST tomorrow, February 2nd. I’ve got predictions for 10 of the 24 categories. I’m also going to supply some alternates. I love being able to predict what the nominations will be, but at the same time, it would be nice for some surprises to sneak in there too!

Best Picture:

  1. (500) Days of Summer
  2. An Education
  3. Avatar
  4. District 9
  5. The Hangover
  6. The Hurt Locker
  7. Inglourious Basterds
  8. Precious
  9. Star Trek
  10. Up In The Air

(Alternates: Up, Invictus, A Serious Man)

Best Director:

  1. Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker
  2. James Cameron – Avatar
  3. Lee Daniels – Precious
  4. Jason Reitman – Up In The Air
  5. Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds

(Alternates: Clint Eastwood – Invictus, Michael Haneke – The White Ribbon)

Best Actor:

  1. Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart
  2. George Clooney – Up In The Air
  3. Colin Firth – A Single Man
  4. Morgan Freeman – Invictus
  5. Jeremy Renner – The Hurt Locker

(Alternates: Robert Downey, Jr. – Sherlock Holmes, Viggo Mortensen – The Road)

Best Actress: 

  1. Sandra Bullock – The Blind Side
  2. Helen Mirren – The Last Station
  3. Carey Mulligan – An Education
  4. Gabby Sidibe – Precious
  5. Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia

(Alternate: Emily Blunt – The Young Victoria)

Best Supporting Actor:

  1. Matt Damon – Invictus
  2. Woody Harrelson – The Messenger
  3. Christopher Plummer – The Last Station
  4. Stanley Tucci – The Lovely Bones
  5. Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds

(Alternate: Alfred Molina – An Education)

Supporting Actress:

  1. Vera Farmiga –Up In The Air
  2. Anna Kendrick – Up In The Air
  3. Diane Kruger – Inglourious Basterds
  4. Mo’Nique – Precious
  5. Julianne Moore – A Single Man

(Alternates: Penelope Cruz – Nine, Maggie Gyllenhaal – Crazy Heart)

Best Adapted Screenplay:

  1. An Education
  2. District 9
  3. Fantastic Mr. Fox
  4. Precious
  5. Up In The Air

(Alternates: A Single Man, Where the Wild Things Are)

Best Original Screenplay:

  1. (500) Days of Summer
  2. Inglourious Basterds
  3. The Hangover
  4. The Hurt Locker
  5. A Serious Man

(Alternate: Up)

Best Cinematography: 

  1. Avatar
  2. The Hurt Locker
  3. Inglourious Basterds
  4. Nine
  5. The White Ribbon

(Alternates: Bright Star, Star Trek)

Best Animated Feature:

  1. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  2. Coraline
  3. Fantastic Mr. Fox
  4. The Princess and the Frog
  5. Up

(Alternate: Ponyo)

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  1. Well, you have certainly done your homework! 🙂 I might join you at 0 butt 30 LOL.

  2. Gary (onelinereview.blogspot.com)

    Been seeing some bloggers leaving Tarantino off Best Director list… hope you’re right and they’re wrong!

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