Academy Award predictions

And now for something completely different, my Academy Award predictions for tonight's show.

Best Picture
  • The Departed
  • Babel
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Letters from Iwo Jima
  • The Queen
Prediction: The Departed

Best Actor
  • Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Blood Diamond
  • Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland
  • Peter O'Toole, Venus
  • Will Smith, The Pursuit of Happyness
Prediction: Forest Whitaker, The Last King of Scotland

Best Actress
  • Helen Mirren, The Queen
  • Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada
  • Judi Dench, Notes on a Scandal
  • Penelope Cruz, Volver
  • Kate Winslet, Little Children
Prediction: Helen Mirren, The Queen

Best Supporting Actor
  • Mark Wahlberg, The Departed
  • Alan Arkin, Little Miss Sunshine
  • Jackie Earl Haley, Little Children
  • Djimon Hounsou, Blood Diamond
  • Eddie Murphey, Dreamgirls
Prediction: Eddie Murphey, Dreamgirls

Best Supporting Actress
  • Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls
  • Rinko Kikuchi, Babel
  • Cate Blanchett, Notes on a Scandal
  • Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
  • Adriana Barraza, Babel
Prediction: Jennifer Hudson, Dreamgirls

Best Director
  • Paul Greengrass, United 93
  • Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, Babel
  • Martin Scorsese, The Departed
  • Stephen Frears, The Queen
  • Clint Eastwood, Letters from Iwo Jima
Prediction: Martin Scorsese, The Departed


Jeff Hudecek said...

I can't see the Departed winning for Best Picture. All other predictions look sound.

Nick M. said...

Did you CQ Eddie Murphy's name?

Nick M. said...

"Your comment has been saved and will be visible after blog owner approval"

That's some wonderful freedom of speech, Pat.

Patrick Boyle said...

(1) Eddie Murphy doesn't deserve to be CQed.
(2) You're lucky you're thousands of miles away, punk.