It's that time of year...and I have to put in my predictions...there's a lot of things I think are guaranteed...but I always feel so compelled to suggest a surprise...I don't know why. I feel like it could be an Avatar sweep, but I'm hoping the awards won't match the hype.
Picture: The Hurt Locker
Actor: Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
Actress: Sandra Bullock, The Blindside
Supporting Actor: Cristoph Walz, Inglourious Basterds
Supporting Actress: Mo'Nique, Precious
Director: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
Original Screenplay: The Hurt Locker
Adapted Screenplay: Up in the Air
Art Direction: Avatar
Costume Design: Coco Before Chanel
Editing: The Hurt Locker
Sound Editing: Avatar
Visual Effects: Avatar
Make-up: Star Trek
Original Song: "The Weary Kind," Crazy Heart
Original Score: Up, Michael Giacchino
Animated Short Film: "Logorama"
Live Action Short Film: "Istallet for Abrakadabra"
Documentary Short Subject: "The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant"
Documentary Feature: The Cove
Foreign Film: A Prophet, France
Animated Feature Film: Up
Well see how these predictions pan out...some years those short film categories and foreign films kill me.