Oscar Picks

I haven’t seen every flick, nor considered every nominee, but I’m an American dammit and I’m not going to let ANYTHING stop me from announcing JB’S OSCAR PICKS. This is who I want to win, not who I think will win.

Performance by an actor in a leading role
Johnny Depp in “Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Charlie Wilson’s War”

Performance by an actress in a leading role
Laura Linney in “The Savages”

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Tilda Swinton in “Michael Clayton”

Best animated feature film of the year
“Ratatouille” : Brad Bird

Achievement in art direction
“There Will Be Blood”

Achievement in cinematography
“Atonement” 

Achievement in costume design
“Atonement” 

Achievement in directing
“There Will Be Blood”, Paul Thomas Anderson

Best documentary feature
“Sicko”

Achievement in film editing
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”

Best foreign language film of the year
“Mongol” Kazakhstan

Achievement in makeup
“La Vie en Rose”

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
“3:10 to Yuma”

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)
“Falling Slowly” from “Once”

Best motion picture of the year
“Juno” 

Achievement in sound editing
“Ratatouille”

Achievement in sound mixing
“Ratatouille”

Achievement in visual effects
“Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”

Adapted screenplay
“No Country for Old Men” (Miramax and Paramount Vantage), Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Original screenplay
“Lars and the Real Girl” (MGM), Written by Nancy Oliver

I am pretty pissed off that “Lars and the Real Girl” was only nominated for Original Screenplay. I’m no Gosling fanboy, but he was SO FUCKING GOOD. And the direction was terrific. “Lars and the Real Girl” was my favorite movie of the year.

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