Toronto Mike

My 2010 Oscar Picks


Now that the deadline has passed for the little Oscar pool I run, I can safely unveil my predictions.

If you want to win your pool, don't copy me.  Of the ten movies nominated for best picture, I only saw three of them.

Here's what I'm going with.  I'll let you know if I won tomorrow.

Best Picture: Avatar
Best Director: James Cameron for Avatar
Best Actor: Jeff Bridges for Crazy Heart
Best Actress: Sandra Bullock for The Blind Side
Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds
Best Supporting Actress: Mo'Nique for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Best Original Screenplay: The Hurt Locker: Mark Boal
Best Adapted Screenplay: Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire: Geoffrey Fletcher
Cinematography: Avatar: Mauro Fiore
Editing: Avatar: Stephen E. Rivkin, John Refoua, James Cameron
Art Direction: Avatar: Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg, Kim Sinclair
Costume Design: Nine: Colleen Atwood
Original Score: Avatar: James Horner
Original Song: Crazy Heart: T-Bone Burnett, Ryan Bingham("The Weary Kind")
Best Makeup: Star Trek: Barney Burman, Mindy Hall, Joel Harlow
Best Sound Mixing: Avatar: Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson, Tony Johnson
Best Sound Editing: Avatar: Christopher Boyes, Gwendolyn Yates Whittle
Best Visual Effects: Avatar: Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham, Andy Jones
Best Animated Feature Film: Up: Pete Docter
Best Foreign Language Film: Un prophète (France)
Best Documentary Feature: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel  Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers: Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith
Best Documentary Short: Music by Prudence (2010): Roger Ross Williams, Elinor Burkett
Best Live Action Short: Miracle Fish: Luke Doolan, Drew Bailey
Best Animated Short: French Roast: Fabrice Joubert
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