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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby Sonic Youth » Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:59 pm

Best Picture
The Revenant

Best Director
Inarittu

Best Actor
DiCaprio

Best Actress
Larson

Best Sup. Actor
Rylance (Stallone)

Best Sup.Actress
Winslet (Vikander)

Best Orig. Screenplay
Spotlight

Best Ad. Screenplay
The Big Short

Best Costume Des.
Cinderella

Best Makeup
Mad Max

Best Cinematography
The Revenant

Best Editing
Mad Max (The Big Score)

Best Production Des.
Mad Max

Best Sound Editing
Mad Max (Revenant)

Best Sound Mixing
The Revenant (Mad Max)

Best Visual Effects
Star Wars

Best Song
"Til It Happens to You"

Best Score
The Hateful Eight

Best Foreign Lang.
Son of Saul

Best Animated Feature
Inside Out

Best Documentary Feature
Amy

Best Animated Short
World of Tomorrow

Best Documentary Short
Body Team 12

Best Live Action Short
Ava Maria

(Those last two categories were predicted via number generator.)

1. Brooklyn, The Martian
2. Maureen O'Hara
3. I'm only saying "Yes" because everyone else is. That bastard better show up now.
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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby Snick's Guy » Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:51 pm

Picture : Revenant
Animated: Inside Out
Director: Innaritu
Actor: DiCaprio
Actress: Larson
Supporting Actor: Stallone
Supporting Actress: Vikander
Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
Cinematography: The Revenant
Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Score: The Hateful Eight
Song: "Til It Happens To You"
Production Design: Mad Max Fury Road
Costume Design: Cinderella
Sound Mixing: Mad Max Fury Road
Sound Editing: Mad Max Fury Road
VIsual Effects: Star Wars The Force Awakens
Makeup/Hairstyling: Mad Max Fury Road
Foreign Film: Son of Saul
Documentary Feature: Amy
Documentary Short: Body Team 12
Live Action Short: Ave Maria
Animated Short: World of Tomorrow

1: Brooklyn, Bridge of Spies, The Martian
2: Maureen O'Hara
3: Yes

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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby Franz Ferdinand » Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:38 pm

I wish I had filled this in last week so I could be the first to guess David Bowie for the bonus, but c'est la vie!

PICTURE: The Big Short (The Revenant)
DIRECTOR: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
ACTOR: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
ACTRESS: Brie Larson, Room
SUPPORTING ACTOR: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies (Sylvester Stallone, Creed)
SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
FOREIGN FILM: Son of Saul
ANIMATED FILM: Inside Out
DOCUMENTARY: Amy
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Spotlight
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: The Big Short
ORIGINAL SCORE: Carol
ORIGINAL SONG: 'Til It Happens To You, The Hunting Season
FILM EDITING: The Big Short (Mad Max: Fury Road)
CINEMATOGRAPHY: The Revenant
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Mad Max: Fury Road
COSTUME: Cinderella
SOUND MIXING: Mad Max: Fury Road
SOUND EDITING: Mad Max: Fury Road
VISUAL EFFECTS: Mad Max: Fury Road
MAKEUP/HAIRSTYLING: Mad Max: Fury Road
DOCUMENTARY SHORT: Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
ANIMATED SHORT: Sanjay's Super Team
LIVE-ACTION SHORT: Shok

1. Brooklyn, The Martian
2. Leonard Nimoy
3. He will, and BJ will get an extra point when he appears with Jacob Tremblay

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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby OscarGuy » Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:19 pm

Picture - The Revenant
Animated - Inside Out
Director - Inarritu
Actor - DiCaprio
Actress - Larson
Supporting Actor - Sylvester Stallone
Supporting Actress - Alicia Vikander
Original Screenplay - Spotlight
Adapted Screenplay - The Big Short
Original Score - The Hateful Eight
Original Song - Til It Happens to You
Film Editing - Mad Max
Cinematography - The Revenant
Production Design - Mad Max
Costume Design - Cinderella
Makeup - Mad Max
Sound Mixing - The Revenant
Sound Editing - The Revenant
Visual Effects - Star Wars
Foreign Film - Son of Saul
Documentary Feature - Amy
Documentary Short - Chau, Beyond the Lines
Animated Short - World of Tomorrow
Live-Action Short - Ave Maria

1. Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, The Martian
2. It came down to one of three names: Maureen O'Hara, Omar Sharif, Christopher Lee; ultimately, I'm going with O'Hara since she just won an Honorary Oscar recently and is easily the bigger Old Hollywood legend of this group.
3. Yes
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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby dws1982 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 5:14 pm

Picture: The Revenant
Director: Innaritu
Actor: DiCaprio
Actress: Larson
Supporting Actor: Stallone
Supporting Actress: Winslet
Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
Cinematography: The Revenant
Editing: The Big Short
Score: The Hateful Eight
Song: "Til It Happens To You"
Production Design: Mad Max Fury Road
Costume Design: Cinderella
Sound Mixing: Mad Max Fury Road
Sound Editing: Mad Max Fury Road
VIsual Effects: Star Wars The Force Awakens
Makeup/Hairstyling: Mad Max Fury Road
Foreign Film: Son of Saul
Documentary Feature: Cartel Land
Documentary Short: Body Team 12
Live Action Short: Stutterer
Animated Short: World of Tomorrow

1: Brooklyn, Bridge of Spies, The Martian
2: Maureen O'Hara
3: Yes

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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby Sabin » Sun Feb 28, 2016 2:15 pm

Every year, I struggle against picking a runner up. My total would've shot up to second place. So, you pick a runner up for two reasons: true uncertainty and hunching hedging. I have a hunch that Room will beat The Big Short for Best Adapted Screenplay, but I am truly split on if it's Mad Max or Star Wars for VFX or Mad Max or The Revenant for Sound Mixing and Makeup.


Best Picture – The Revenant
Best Foreign-Language Film – Son of Saul
Best Live Action Short - Shok
Best Animated Film – Inside Out
Best Animated Short - Sanjays Super Team
Best Documentary - Amy
Best Documentary Short - Body Team 12
Best Director – Alejandro G. Innaritu, The Revenant
Best Actor – Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Best Actress – Brie Larson, Room
Best Supporting Actor – Sylvester Stallone, Creed
Best Supporting Actress – Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Best Original Screenplay – Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Best Adapted Screenplay – Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, The Big Short
Best Original Score – Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight
Best Original Song – “Till It Happens to You”, The Hunting Game
Best Cinematography – The Revenant
Best Film Editing – Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Production Design – Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Costume Design – Cinderella
Best Makeup – Mad Max: Fury Road (The Revenant)
Best Sound Mixing – Mad Max: Fury Road (The Revenant)
Best Sound Effects – Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Visual Effects – Mad Max: Fury Road (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)

01. Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, The Martian
02. David Bowie
03. No
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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby ITALIANO » Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:20 pm

Picture: The Revenant
Director: Inarritu
Actor: Di Caprio
Actress: Larson
Supp. Actor: Stallone
Supp. Actress: Winslet
Adapted: The Big Short
Original: Spotlight
Song: Till It Happens To You
Cinematography: The Revenant
Costume Design: Mad Max Fury Road
Art Direction: Mad Max Fury Road (Bridge of Spies)
Editing: Mad Max Fury Road
Make Up: The Revenant (Mad Max Fury Road)
Visual Effects: Star Wars
Foreign Film: Son of Saul
Music: The Hateful Eight
Sound Mixing: Mad Max Fury Road
Sound Editing: Mad Max Fury Road
Animated Feature: Inside Out
Animated Short: Sanjay's Super Team
Documentary Feature: Amy
Documentary Short: Last Day of Freedom
Live Action Short: Ave Maria

1: Brooklyn, The Martian, Bridge of Spies
2: David Bowie
3: Yes

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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby FilmFan720 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:17 am

Picture: The Big Short (The Revenant)
Director: Adam McKay, The Big Short (Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant)
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies (Sylvester Stallone, Creed)
Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul
Documentary Feature: Amy
Animated Feature: Inside Out
Original Song: "Til It Happens to You," The Hunting Ground
Original Score: The Hateful Eight (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
Costume Design: Cinderella
Makeup & Hairstyling: Mad Max: Fury Road
Cinematography: The Revenant
Film Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road (The Big Short)
Sound Mixing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Visual Effects: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Animated Short: Sanjay's Super Team
Live Action Short: Everything Will Be Okay (Stutterer)
Documentary Short: A Girl in the River (Chau, Beyond the Lines)

1. Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, The Martian
2. David Bowie
3. Yes
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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby The Original BJ » Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:03 am

I, too, checked out the shorts this year, and I agree with Mister Tee -- it didn't make predicting any easier than going in blindly. It does, however, increase the likelihood I'll be annoyed on Oscar night -- I thought some of the live action shorts were fairly weak, and though I didn't dislike Sanjay's Super Team, I think it pales in comparison to World of Tomorrow and We Can't Live Without Cosmos. I've opted to go for the Pixar short under animated, simply based on the new voting rules which suggest that the most widely seen entries have an advantage, and pure guesses in the other fields.

My one big against-the-grain prediction is Carol under Original Score. It's actually quite a bit closer to what usually wins here than The Hateful Eight, and the movie has twice as many nominations. And I wonder if voters are as tuned into the idea of giving Morricone an overdue career honor as the Internet seems to be. I'm most likely wrong, but you have to take some swings.

Picture: The Revenant
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone, Creed
Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul
Documentary Feature: Amy
Animated Feature: Inside Out
Original Song: "Til It Happens to You," The Hunting Ground
Original Score: Carol
Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
Costume Design: Cinderella
Makeup & Hairstyling: Mad Max: Fury Road
Cinematography: The Revenant
Film Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Sound Mixing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Visual Effects: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Animated Short: Sanjay's Super Team
Live Action Short: Shok
Documentary Short: Body Team 12

1. Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, The Martian
2. Maureen O'Hara
3. Yes, and any producer who wants to engineer maximum cuteness overload would pair him as a presenter with Jacob Tremblay

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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby Mister Tee » Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:21 pm

A few things:

1) Since I (uncharacteristically) finished first in our Globes contest, I feel like I'm playing with house money. So, I've taken a few flyers; what's the point of winning with a cookie-cutter slate?

2) Thanks to pay-per-view and YouTube, I've seen all the non-doc shorts except the Pixar one. It has NOT made predicting any easier.

3) The Grammys had an amazingly strong competition for closing-place-of-honor at the In Memoriam -- Bowie, B.B. King, Glenn Frey, Natalie Cole and more. The Oscars this year have a comparatively thin field -- non-finishers of previous years, like Robin Williams and Peter O'Toole, would have easily taken the spot this year. Which I think will end up giving Magilla his dearest wish.

My picks:

Best film: The Big Short
Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio
Best Actress: Brie Larson
Best Sup. Actor: Mark Rylance
Best Sup. Actress: Kate Winslet
Best Director: Alejandro G. Innaritu
Best Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
Best Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Best Song: Till It Happens to You
Best Cinematography: The Revenant
Best Costume Design: Cinderella
Best Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Sound Mixing: The Revenant
Best Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Film Editing: The Big Short
Best Music Score: The Hateful Eight
Best Visual Effects: Star Wars: the Force Awakens
(if it loses, I'll never vote against a best picture nominee again)
Best Makeup & Hairstyling: Mad Max: Fury Road
Best Foreign-Language Film: Mustang
(runner-up: Son of Saul) (I've got a feeling about this one, but obviously not a decisive one)
Best Animated Feature: Inside Out
Best Animated Short: Bear Story
Best Live Action Short: Shok
(runner-up: Day One)
Best Documentary Feature: Amy
Best Documentary Short: Body Team 12

1. Brooklyn, The Martian
2. Maureen O'Hara
3. Yes

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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby Aceisgreat » Sat Feb 27, 2016 5:16 pm

Picture: The Revenant
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl (Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs)
Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short

Cinematography: The Revenant
Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Production Design: The Martian
Costume Design: Cinderella
Original Score: The Hateful Eight
Original Song: "Till It Happens To You", The Hunting Ground

Visual Effects: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (The Martian)
Sound Mixing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Make-Up: Mad Max: Fury Road

Foreign Language: Son of Saul, Hungary
Animated Feature: Inside Out
Animated Short: World of Tomorrow
Documentary Feature: Amy
Documentary Short: Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
Live Action Short: Ave Maria

1. Brooklyn
2. David Bowie
3. No
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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby criddic3 » Sat Feb 27, 2016 4:02 pm

BEST PICTURE
The Revenant

BEST DIRECTOR
Alejandro G. Inarittu, The Revenant

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Brie Larson, Room

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
(RU: Sylvester Stallone, Creed

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
(RU: Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, Spotlight

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Adam McKay and Charles Randolph, The Big Short

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Inside Out

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Amy

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant

BEST FILM EDITING
Margaret Sixel, Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
Colin Gibson (production design) & Lisa Thompson (set decoration), Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
"Till It Happens to You", The Hunting Ground

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Sandy Powell, Cinderella

BEST SOUND MIXING
Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST SOUND EDITING
Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING
Mad Max: Fury Road

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
Last Day of Freedom

BEST LIVE-ACTION SHORT
Shok

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
World of Tomorrow

01. The Martian, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn

02. Who will be the last person in the In Memoriam montage? Christopher Lee.

03. Yes.
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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby ksrymy » Sat Feb 27, 2016 2:16 pm

PICTURE: The Revenant
DIRECTOR: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant
ACTOR: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
ACTRESS: Brie Larson, Room
SUPP. ACTOR: Sylvester Stallone, Creed
SUPP. ACTRESS: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
ORIG. SCREENPLAY: Spotlight
ADAPT. SCREENPLAY: The Big Short
FOREIGN LANGUAGE PIC.: Son of Saul
ANIMATED FEATURE: Inside Out
ANIMATED SHORT: Sanjay's Super Team
RU: World of Tomorrow
LIVE SHORT: Ave Maria
RU: Stutterer
DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: Amy
DOCUMENTARY SHORT: Body Team 12
FILM EDITING: Mad Max: Fury Road
CINEMATOGRAPHY: The Revenant
ART DIRECTION/PROD. DESIGN: Mad Max: Fury Road
COSTUME DESIGN: Cinderella
RU: Mad Max: Fury Road
SCORE: The Hateful Eight
SONG: The Hunting Ground, "'Til It Happens to You"
SOUND EDITING: Mad Max: Fury Road
SOUND MIXING: Mad Max: Fury Road
MAKEUP & HAIR.: Mad Max: Fury Road
VISUAL EFFECTS: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sorry, guys: Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, The Martian
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BB-8?: Yes
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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby Jefforey Smith » Sat Feb 27, 2016 1:47 pm

Here are my predictions for this year's Oscar contest:

Picture: The Revenant
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone, Creed
Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Director: Alejandro G. Inarritu, The Revenant
Original Screenplay: Spotlight
Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short
Film Editing: Margaret Sixel, Mad Max: Fury Road
Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubrezki, The Revenant
Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road
Costume Design: Sandy Powell, Cinderella
Makeup & Hairstyling: Mad Max: Fury Road
Visual Effects: Mad Max: Fury Road
Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Sound Mixing: Mad Max: Fury Road
Original Score: The Hateful Eight
Original Song: 'Til It Happens To You, The Hunting Ground
Foreign Language: Son of Saul
Animated Feature: Inside Out
Animated Short: Sanjay's Super Team
Documentary Feature: Amy
Documentary Short: A Girl in the River
Live Action Short: Shok

1. Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, The Martian
2. Maureen O'Hara
3. Yes
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Re: Oscar Predictions Contest

Postby jack » Thu Feb 25, 2016 3:23 pm

Well, I won this last year buy picking the "out there" Best Picture and Director winner Birdman. So, here's mine...

(edit) I've edited mine as I just don't see the Academy voting The Big Short Best Picture/Director, even though I think it's the best of the bunch. I reckon The Revenant win Picture, though I have a feeling that George Miller will win Director. I know that seems unlikely, but it's hunch.

Picture: The Revenant
Director: George Miller - Mad Max
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Supp. Actor: Sylvester Stallone, Creed
Supp. Actress: Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
Original Screenplay: Straight Outta Compton (fuck it, why not)
Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short

Cinematography: The Revenant
Editing: Mad Max
Production Design: Mad Max
Costume Design: Mad Max
Original Score: Bridge Of Spies
Original Song: "Till It Happens To You", The Hunting Ground

Visual Effects: Star Wars
Sound Mixing: Mad Max
Sound Editing: Mad Max
Make-Up: Mad Max

Foreign Language: Son of Saul
Animated Feature: Inside Out
Animated Short: World of Tomorrow
Docu Feature: Amy
Docu Short: Last Day of Freedom
Live Action Short: Ave Maria

1. Brooklyn, The Martian, Spotlight
2. Maureen O'Hara
3. Maybe


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