Sunday, January 4, 2009

Road to the Oscars, Pt. 1

So I've compiled a list of films that I think will be nominated, with my favorites to win in bold. Once the actual noms come out, I'll post an updated list.

Best Picture:
Frost / Nixon.
Slumdog Millionaire.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
The Dark Knight.

Best Actor:
Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler.
Frank Langella, Frost / Nixon.
Sean Penn, Milk.
Brad Pitt, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Clint Eastwood, Gran Torino.

Best Actress:
Meryl Streep, Doubt.
Kristin Scott Thomas, I've Loved You So Long.
Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married.
Kate Winslet, The Reader.
Angelina Jolie, Changeling.

Best Supporting Actor:
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight.
Robert Downey, Jr., Tropic Thunder.
Josh Brolin, Milk.
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Doubt.
James Franco, Milk.

Best Supporting Actress:
Penelope Cruz, Vicky Christina Barcelona.
Viola Davis, Doubt.
Marissa Tomei, The Wrestler.
Taraji P. Henson, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Amy Adams, Doubt.

Best Original Screenplay:
Rachel Getting Married.
Burn After Reading.
The Wrestler.

Best Adapted Screenplay:
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
The Reader.
Frost / Nixon.

That's all I'm doin' for now. Let's see what happens when the real noms come out!

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